What’s up in Athens from 20 to 26 august 2010?

Events in the city

Friday

20 august

Theatrical play “Dangerous Normal Days” In a land that has recently been conquered or that has revolted, words and faith are redefined. Man is now the crowd. The uncertainty of memory. The slogan of tomorrow CUT. If people are countries, love is a flight or a fall. The security directions are under the front seat and the black box of the plane is at the bottom of the sea. CUT. As in life, in New Years Eve parties, after a point time starts to count backwards. THE END. Let’s take it again from the start.

Free Admission- Place: Attico Alsos Theatre– Address: Entrance from Karpenisioti st. Attico Alsos* – 9.00 p.m.

Saturday

21 august

“Appetizer Athenstyle with Italian Pizza!” We look forward to enjoying an aperitif with you on our legendary Roof top Bar.

Admission: 5 euro, small beer and pizza- Place: Athenstyle- Address: Agias Theklas, 10- 8:00 p.m.

“The Importance of being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde by the Company “Theatrinon Theates” A modern play, an erotic, sweet and sensitive comedy, directed by Giorgos Livanos, translated by Mary Mihalatou-Giorgos Livanos and lyrics by Marianna Toli.

Free Admission- Place: Attico Alsos Theatre– Address: Entrance from Karpenisioti st. Attico Alsos – 9.00 p.m.

“Christos.B @ D-Bar New Season Opening Party” New season opening for D-Bar with Christos.B on descks! Get ready for party: full of pop, Indie, Alternative and Electronica!

Free admission- Place: Gazi area, Metro: Keramikos- Address: D-Bar Konstantinoupoleos & Keleou 1

Sunday

22 august

“Locomondo Live” Locomondo is a seven member band based in Athens, Greece. Their name loosely means “Crazy World” in Spanish. Their music can be tagged as reggae or ska. It is the first band in Greece which fused the Caribbean sound together with Greek musical elements.

Free Admission- Place: Cariocas Beach Bar- Address: Schinos beach- Alepochori

Monday

23 august

“Trifono” is made up by: Erofili, Niko Kouroupaki & Demetri Yfanti, and continues

its music journey since 2002 with consistency as to the way they had envisioned it. Outstanding trios, a contemporary look at a wide repertoire which includes songs from Pink Floyd, the Beatles and Savvopoulos to Hatzidaki, Theodoraki, to traditional music. A programme that is powerful, different and full of surprises

Free Admission- Place: Attico Alsos Theatre– Address: Entrance from Karpenisioti st. Attico Alsos* – 9.00 p.m.

Tuesday

24 august

“Free City night walk : Full Moon” Once a year, on a summer’s night with a full moon” Athens’ monuments and archaeological sites stay open into the night. A rare opportunity to see the sites in a different light. Every August, on the full moon, the Acropolis and other ancient sites re-open at 9pm and stay open until 1am, free to all visitors. It’s a mystical way to celebrate the end of Summer. Special performances are scheduled throughout the city’s historical places.

Free Admission
Wednesday

25 august

“Villa Mercedes Opening party”: To mega club of Gazi opens the season with a dance DJ set by Vassilis Tsilichristou

Free AdmissionPlace: Villa Mercedes- Address: Andronikou & 11 Tzaferi Streets (Pireos Street and Benaki Museum Annex)- 11:00 p.m.

Thursday

26 august

“Lysistrati” by Aristophanes and the National Theatre Lysistrati convinces the women of Athens to abstain from their “marital duties” in order to force their husbands to end the Peloponnesian War…and another war begins, between the two sexes! A play about love, war and reconciliation by subversive Giannis Kakleas.

Admission: 10 € Place: Attiko Alsos Theatre Address: Entrance from Karpenisioti st, Attiko Alsos– 9:00 p.m.

How to go Attico Alsos* OASA, the bus company, has set up a bus specifically for the Attiko Alsos Theater. In September the bus leaves from Platia Kaniggos at 19:30 (7:30) and returns from the Attiko Alsos park at 23:00 (11:00 pm).
Entrance to the theater is from Karpenisioti street at Galatsiou (Tourkovounia). Access to the theater from the Kifisias – Katchaki interchange via Mouson Street (in front of LHTO) and from Patision street via Galatsiou Boulevard, Protopapadakis

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