AACA tells you what’s on in Athens, issue 105 (May 21-27)

This week’s highlights

Wednesday, 25.05

.:: The Wedding Singers Live ::.
A synthesis of talented musicians who are experimenting with the sounds of the late 80’s and 90’s and give them a new dimension. Location: K44 Address: Kostantinoupoleos 44, Gazi Start: 22:00 Entrance: FREE

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Saturday, 21.05

.:: Encardia ::.
Unrestrained restless dancers and musicians, singing and dancing reconstruct unique music and songs of the Greek-speaking Southern Italy. Location: Music Stage Curtain Address: Athos 15, Botanical Start: 22:30 Entrance: 15€ (with drink)

Sunday, 22.05

.:: The Meanie Geanies Live ::.
Their music is deeply rooted in the 60’s garage scene, a groovy mix of raw pounding drums, mind blowing bass, swirling farfisa, fuzzy guitar with a lot of screams and girly vocals Location: Tiki Bar Address: Faliro 15, Makriyannis (Acropolis Metro Station) Start: 22:00 Entrance: 12€ (with drink)

Monday, 23.05

.:: Panos Mouzourakis ::.
Panos Mouzourakis interprets live tracks from his new album “Flying Saucer” and unexpected covers of songs that were the first catalyst and musical influences. Location: Southern Cross Club Address: Frantzis and Tharipou 35-37, Neos Kosmos Start: 22:30 Entrance: 13€ (with drink)

Tuesday, 24.05

.:: Stay Deep Parties ::.
The STAY DEEP parties and the Global Fantasy await you at Mamacas bar to take you to the world of dance music with his signature dj JUNIOR RUSH. Location: Mamacas Address: 41, Persefonis str., Gazi Start: 22:30 Entrance: 12€ (with drink)

Wednesday, 25.05

.:: The Wedding Singers Live ::.
A synthesis of talented musicians who are experimenting with the sounds of the late 80’s and 90’s and give them a new dimension. Location: K44 Address: Kostantinoupoleos 44, Gazi Start: 22:00 Entrance: FREE

Thursday, 26.05

.:: September ::.
The last concert in this season, will present work from their first CD “2 Smiles Ago” and songs from the yet unreleased “Remembering Mirrors”. Location: Koo Koo Address: Iakchou 17 Gazi Start: 21:30 Entrance: 12€ (with drink)

Friday, 27.05

.:: SKisM @ Shut The Fuck Up Vol.4 ::.
The Shut The Fuck Parties returned and this time British SKisM the host of Never Say Die Records! In less than a year, the mysterious Skism became widely known on the world map of Dubstep music. Location: Seven Sins Club Address: Themistokleous n’ Gamvetta 5,Exarheia Start: 23:00 Entrance: 10€

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Ongoing Exhibitions

.:: Myth and Coinage ::.
One hundred and thirty-five coins, twenty-two medals and fifteen banknotes from the Numismatic Museum collections will be on display. Moreover, on temporary loan, ancient Greek coins from the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection, fourteen works-of-art from the National Archaeological Museum collections and two paintings from the National Gallery, will be also presented. Start date: 15 Apr 2011 Location: Athens Numismatic Museum Address: Iliou Melathron, El. Venizelou (Panepistimiou) 12 (Metro stations: Sintagma, Panepistimio, Trolleys nr.: 2, 3, 4, 11, 13) Visiting hours: Tue – Sun 08:30 – 15:00 Tickets: Full: 3€, Reduced: 2€ End date: 30 Nov 201

.:: Woven ::.
The exhibition presents the work of ten artists who re-examine traditional handicraft techniques and integrate into a modern context. Through the manual aspect of the project / work participants and the use of different materials formed a conceptual field that interprets the particular world of weaving and tissues. Start date: 10.05.2011 Location: TAF – The Art Foundation Address: Normanou 5, Monastiraki End date: 30.05.2011

.:: Acropolis Museum ::.
The Museum of Acropolis is the newest architectural jewel of the city of Athens. Its building is a modern one covered mostly with glass that allows the natural sunlight to lighten the statues and relieves of Acropolis and a constant view to the actual sit of the Acropolis. Address: 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street Visiting hours: Tue-Fri: 8am-7pm, Mon: 12:30pm-7pm Sat, Sun & Holidays: 8:30am-3pm Tickets: 5€

.:: Street Art & Graffiti ::.
The Stigma Exhibition Street Art Laboratory & Workshop defines itself as an industrial site that promotes socialization, experimentation and individual expression through art. Born on the outskirts of the free zone Exarchia is the result of a long process at the Graffiti and Street art. Start date: 1 May 2011 Location: Stigma Lab Address: Andreas Metaxas 4, Exarchia Visiting hours: 11am – 7 pm Tickets: FREE End date: 30 May 2011

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