What’s on in Athens..vol. 114

Current highlights:

1 – 30 November 2011

DESCENT – Grafitti & Art Show

Next exhibition of people from different environments representing different styles but with common aim – promoting street art. Artists: Designinjah, Inva, Mofo, Nade, Nastwo, Ser, Simoni, Wake. Location: Stigma Lab – Exhibition Streetart Laboratory & Workshop (Andrea Metaxa 4, Exarcheia). Visiting hours: 12:00 – 21:00. Entrance: FREE.

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2 -15 November 2011


Athens Photo Festival 2011 is an international exhibition of unique photos and video projects. Apart from it the program consists of various events such as Athens Photo Inspiration 2011, Photography Nights, Portfolio reviews, Photography as Photography, masterclasses, bookshop, educational programs for children, volunteer’s programs and special tours.. Location: Technopolis (Peiraios 100, Gazi). Visiting hours: Mon-Fri: 17:00-22:00, Sat-Sun: 12:00-22:00. More details @ www.photofestival.hcp.gr.

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3 – 5 November 2011

Athens Ethnographic Film Festival

The Ethnographic Film Festival again in Athens! The audience will have chance to participate in three different thematically units. Through the unit of the Students’ Films guests will be able to make their acquaintance with projects of the students of Anthropology and other social sciences, who present these films as their dissertation. Additionally, in Panorama they would watch recent productions of ethnographic documentaries and works of film-makers who after their graduation are going on by exploring the connection between image and social research. The cinematographers who participate in this year’s festival come from UK, Sweden, Portugal, Romania, Greece and they will make us see, from a different point of view, countries like Cameroon, Philippines, Cuba, Russia as well as unknown neighbourhoods of Athens and Bucharest. Location: Nixon Cinema (Agisilaou 61b, Kerameikos). Screenings start @ 18:00. Entrance: FREE.

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Until 6 November 2011


The main aim of the project is to spread the art of dance not only in its classic (show) form but also in contemporary forms of expression such as videodance. Location: Booze Kooperativa (Kolokotronis 57, Plaka). Tickets: 6€.

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12 November 2011


Jean-Christophe Le Saoût aka Wax Tailor is the French trip hop / hip hop producer. He started in 2004 with two EP‘s (Lost The Way and Que Sera / Where My Heart’s At). The first album Tales of the Forgotten Melodies was released in 2005, mixing hip-hop, downtempo, trip-hop with samples extracted from movies. It became one of the best selling electronic releases of the year. The second album Hope & Sorrow released in 2007 was nominated for the French “Victoires de la Musique” and US Indie music award. Third album “In The Mood For Life” was released in 2009. Wax Tailor is a winner of the 7th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Dance/Electronica album “Hope & Sorrow”. Location: Gagarin 205 (Liossion 205). Doors open: 21:30. Tickets: 15-25€.

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12 November 2011

BATTLE of the BEST Athens 2011

Battle of the best is a breakdance and street dance competition. Dancers from all balkan countries will be fighting solo or in groups for many valuable prizes. The most important is battle 1 vs 1, as the winner will be representing Greece and all Balkans generally in global competition IBE in Netherlands with all expenses paid. For the first time during festival will be also Streetdance Theatre Vol. 1, where the top teams / dancers will present their own choreography without any rules and restrictions. Location: Kentro Technon ACS (Garypou 53, Chalandri). Start: 18:30. Entrance: 15€. After Party: Roots Bar (Konstantioupoleos & Keleou 1, Gazi). Start: 23:30. Entrance: FREE.

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