Athens Art & Culture Association issue 41. The guide of the best events in Athens

EVENTS IN THE CITY

Friday20 November Pet Shop Boys* the princes of dance-pop in concert Place: Metropolitan Expo Airport stop L3 h 19.00 € 50 (1)Balkan Express The Greek Estoudiantina Orchesta with acclaimed Balkan musicians Place: Badminton Theatre Alsos Stratou Metro L3: Katechaki Station) h 21.00 €30 (1)Horse House –Czech Pub- Birthday Party Rock Live Music and bodypaiting (21-30-23.30) Drinking, eating and dancing until 5.00 am Place: Horse House 110 Ermou St Psirri.

Kilimanjaro Reggae band Place: Aesop Myth 11 Aesop. Psirri

Saturday21 October W.A.S.P The American heavy metal band in concert. Place: Gagarin 205 Live Music Space 205 Liosion St. (Attiki Metro stop) h 19.30 €30 http://www.ticketpro.grA Capela Five friends from Thessaloniki with greek and foreign pop-rock hits. Place: Cafe Alavastron 78 Damareos St. Pangrati h 23.00 €10Yes it does!! Sure it does!!  Girls just wanna have fun*

Dj sets- Place: Skull Bar Ippokratous & L Katsoni. Exarchia

h. 23:30  Girls: free Boys: € 8 drink included

Sunday22 November Neo Yoruba Multicultural ambient with friends jamming afro, jazz and soul. Place: Bacaro 1 Sophocleous St. h 22.00 FreeLathos Pathos, Dimitris Arnaoutis Seven musicians, songs from blues to reggae and latin. Place: Crossbar of Basil 3 Didotou St. Kolonaki. h 22.30 € 15
Monday23 November Messin’ with the blues Duo performance original blues songs and covers. Place: Bios 84 Pireos h 22.00 FreeMatisse, Johnette Napolitano The English popular band participates in the Indie Rock Band’s Festival with J. Napolitano. Place: Southern Cross – Main Stage & Frantzis Tharypas 35-37, Neos Kosmos h 20.00 € 15 with drink
Tuesday24 November Fide Koksal Turkish singer accompanying by a five-band, combines the music of his homeland with the greek. Place: Thousand and two nights 10 Karaiskaki St. PsirriBurgundy Grapes Beautiful organic soundscapes from the Athenian duo. Place:Vinyl Microstore 34 Didotou St h2100 Free
Wednesday25 November Athens Voice Birthday Party* The popular magazine celebrates 6 years of free cultural information. Concerts, dj’s, happenings Place: Venue Pireos 130 h 22.00. Free admissionThe Blues Hats A six-member group of friends, artistic rhythms and jazz. Place: Cafe Alavastron 78 Damareos St. Pangrati h 23.00 h 22.30 Free
Thursday 26 November Theodosia TsatsouKiller 45 Retro Electro Special Jazz, funk, rock rhythms by a greek singer Place:  Kitarro 48 Ipirou & Aharnon. Viktoria Station.€ 15 with drink 

Public, Syntagma Sq. and www.ticketservices.gr (1) and www.ticketnet.gr (2)

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS IN ART GALLERIES

  • “Art History, is not “written”; it is rather “roasted” slowly. Personal Exhibition and installation by Angie Karatza Until 24/11 (Cheapart, Themistokleous & A. Metaxa 25, Exarchia) 
  •  “Ancient Athenian Women” – Temporary Exhibition. Until 30/11. Entrance 5€. (National Archaeological Museum, 44 Patission Ave.) 
  • The Sleepers by Daniel Barroca. Drawings. Until 05/12.  Free entrance. (Qbox Gallery 10 Armodiou St. Monastiraki) 
  • Mark America Exhibition Retrospective exhibition of the American artist and pioneer in the media arts fields. Until 03/01. (National Museum of Comtemporany Art Vas. Georgiou Β’ 17-19 and Rigillis St. Metro Evangelismos) 
  • “Beyond the silence” Retrospective of the Iranian artist Y.Z Kami  – paintings, sculpture, drawings, photographs and collages- Until 10/01 Entrance  3€ / 1,5€ students. (National Museum of Contemporany Art. Vas. Georgiou Β’ 17-19 and Rigillis St. Metro Evangelismos) 
  •  “The Creation of Image” Warhol/Icon: Until 06/01 (Byzantine and Christian Museum, 15 Vassilis Sofias Av.) Tue-Sun 8.30-15.00 
  • Warhol Screen test Until 06/01. (Potnia Thiron Gallery, 7 Zaimi St, Exarchia) Mon-Fri 10-21 
  • European Squares Exhibition dedicated to the squares of Europe. Until 6/12. Entrance 3€ (New Benaki Museum 138 Pireos Ave. Metro Keramikos) 
  • James Ensor. Art Exhibition of the Belgian expressionist. Until 1/12 (New Benaki Museum Pireos, 138 Pireos Av. Kerameikos L3) Wen,Thu-Sun 10:00-18:00 Fri-Sat 10:00-22:00 €3 

6 NOV -06 DEC @ APhF 09 ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL

Photographic work will cover a surface of 5000 square meters, full of exhibitions and video installations. Place: Esplanade Building (next to Tae Kwon Do Court), Water Plaza, Faliron Olympic Complex (Tram stop Delta Falirou)

From Saturday 7/11 to Sunday 6/12 3 €, unlimited visits 7 € Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 17.00-22.00, Sunday 12:00-22:00

20-26 NOV – PEE WEE ELLIS ASSEMBLY @ AT HALF NOTE*

They say he is Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis is the man who “invented funk”. The American saxophonist, composer and arranger was an important member of James Brown‘s band in the 1960s and appeared on many of Brown’s most notable recordings. He also worked closely with Van Morrison. Have a hot funky night in  Halfnote 17 Trivonianou St. Mets District. (Lines 1-2 Leoforous Vouilagmenis) h 22:30. Tickets from €30 (€20 students) with drink.

*Strongly recommended!

Movies of the week

The Twilight Saga: The moon (Thriller-USA)

The 18th birthday of Bela an unexpected event requires Edward to take a painful decision. To secure that, he will go for everything from Phorcys and her life.

Empassy Nova Odeon 5 Joachim & Herodotus, Kolonaki (Metro Evangelismos) 17.00/19.4522.30 (Fri to Wed) 17.00/22.30 (Tues)

Whatever Works (Romantic-USA)

Absolutely loyal to Woody Allen style, an eccentric New Yorker abandons his upper class life to lead a more bohemian existence

Attikon Cinemax Class 19 Stadiou St. Metro Panepistimio

18.30/20.30/22.40 (Fri to Wed)   €9 €7 (student)

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