What’s up! @ Athens Art & Culture Association, issue 54

Friday

19 February

Urban Stories A minimal tech house set. Story 15-17 Thiseos & Kolokotroni St, Syntagma h 22.00 Admission Free

Brush, beyond recovery Rock, garage, punk, the 90’s, the Godfathers, The Doors.. Stavlos 10 Irakleidon St, Thisio Free

2 Many DJs The Belgiam brothers will mix powerful and radical discotheque tracks. Venue 130 Pireos St. Gazi h 23.30 € 15 with drink.

Saturday

20 February

Ute Lemper The modern cabaret diva presents Último Tango Megaro Moussikis Vas Sofias & Kokkalis h 20.30 From €40 /€30

Richard Hawley (ex-Pulp guitarist) British songwriter

Fuzz Club 1 Patriarchou Ioakim St. Panepistimio h 21.00 €30

TripRadio 2 years Celebration Party The online radio station celebrates with DJs sets. CDRs gifts for everyone. Six D.O.G.S 6-8 Avramiotou St. Psirri h 22.00 Free

Sunday

21 February

Schoolwave Rock/Metal concerts Κύτταρο 48 Ipeirou & Acharnon St, Metro Viktoria h 18.30 €10 (student €5)

KX3, Yannis Kassetas Trio (piano, bass, drums) with saxophonist. Bacaro 1 Sofokleous St. h 22.00 Free

Encardia Songs in grecano language still spoken in villages of southern Italy which were Greek colonies. Art Gallery Café 1 Ippokratous St. Metro Panepistimio h 22.00 € 10

Monday

22 February

Guitar Hero 5 Get on the stage and show all the Rock Star you are K44 44 Konstantinoupoleos St. Gazi h 18.00

The Big Sams Funky Nation Jazz and funk rhythms pulled from the streets of New Orleans. Half Note Jazz Club 17 Trivonianou St. Mets. h 22.30 From € 20 (Students €15)

Tuesday

23 February

I don’t like Mondays? Manolis Kilismanis on the decks Tiki Athens 15 Pavilion St. Koukaki. Acropolis h 22.00 Free

Mariastella Tzanoudakis, Dora Ferontes* Greek music Χίλιες και Δύο Νύχτες 10 Karaiskaki St. Psirri h 22.30 €10

Wednesday

24 February

The Band Festival 2010 New bands of all styles in a battle for a contract with a known record. Conservatory “Filippos Nakas” 41 Ippokratous St. h 19.00 Admission free.

Egg Lemon Sauce New Jazz trio, original rock covers. Cafe Alavastron 78 Damareos St. Metro Evangelismos h 22.30 Free

Zerobank Dark-un-disco rounds Loop 3 Asomatos Sq. Monastiraki. h 23.00

Thursday

25 February

FunkaNova Nights Funk, soul, swing and r&b. Gasoline 23A Gargittion St, Gazi. Metro Keramikos. Free

POP22WATT Disco? Tango! Dj duo with performance. Electro, nu disco, techno, old skool SKULLBar L.Katsoni 11 + Ippokratous, Exarchia (from L. Aleksandra)  h 23.00 Free

Ongoing Exhibitions

  • “Love-Anteros” Monotype of Paul Champidis remembering an old idea of Greek mythology. (Gallery of Ersi 4 Kleomenous , Kolonaki) Mon-Fri 11-14.30/5.30-9.30 Until 20/02
  • SURPRISE 2 Art event for the homeless in Athens. 300 works of art waiting to discover the identity of the contemporary artists! The identity is signed on the back and will be revealed only after purchase of the piece! (Technopolis 100 Pireos St. Gazi. h Fri-Sun 16.00 Free)
  • “Giorgos Savakis: Images of Old Athens” Retrospective exhibition of work by the well-know folk artist. Paintings and drawings accompanied by a wealth of audio-visual material. (Technopolis 100 Pireos St. Gazi. h Mon-Thu 10-14 & 16-22. Sat-Sun 10-22. Until 24/02
  • Yannis Tsarouchis Exhibition Retrospective exhibition of the Greek artist including approximately 420 painting and a large number of set design models. Until 14/03 (New Benaki Museum 138 Pireos Avenue. Metro Keramikos) € 3 10.00-18.00 Fri-Sat 10.00-22.00
  • Constantin Xenakis Exploring various kinds of art forms, he has created a personal universe that negotiates the processes of semiology of symbols and communication. (Kalfayan Galleries 11 Charitos, Kolonaki) Mon-Sat 10-15, Tue-Fri 10-20 Free. Until 20/03
  • Athens. Stis Solitude path. Photos of the streets of Athens captured by Pagrati Pagkratidi. (Fnac Monastiraki. Mitropoulos St. Until 5/04. Mon-Fri h 9-21 Sat h 9-20
  • Eros: from Hesiod’s “Theogony” to later antiquity (Cycladic Art Museum 4 Neofytou Douka St.) h 10-17 Thu 10-20 Sun 11-17 Tue Closed ) €7/€3,5 Until 05/04
  • Pablo Picasso: Experiments in linocut Creations between 1959 and 1963. (Gagosian Gallery 3 Merlin St. Syntagma) Mon-Fri 11.00-18.00 Free Until 10/04
  • The Complete Sculptures of Edgar Degas 74 bronze sculptures. Until 25/04. (Herakleidon Museum 16 Herakleidon St Thisio. € 6 students € 4
  • “Miró of Majorca” Works of the period at his workshop in Majorca. Oils and great number of engravings (Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre 254 Pireos Av. Metro Kallithea.) € 6 Until 30/05

Movies of the week

Percy Jackson & the Olympians:The Lightning Thief (English – Fiction)

A teenager discovers he’s the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

Empassy Nova Odeon 5 P. Ioakeim & Irodotou, Kolonaki (Metro Evangelismos) 17.25/ 20.00/ 22.35 (Thu-Wed)  €9

Up in the air (English – Comedy)

With a job that has him travelling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) leads an empty life out of a suitcase, until his company does the unexpected: ground him.

Attikon Cinema Class 19 Stadiou (Metro Panepistimio)

Thu – Wed 17.40/20.00/22.20  €9 / €7 (Mon-Fri)

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