AACA tells you what’s on in Athens, issue 126

31 August

Full moon events at Acropolis  and   Archeological museums

The Acropolis Museum celebrates August Full Moon with romantic songs about the moon performed by the Music School of Volos in the Museum’s entrance courtyard at 9.30 p.m. On this occasion, the Museum will remain open from 8 a.m. to 12 midnight (free entry for all visitors from 9 p.m.)

The National Archaeological Museum organizes night guided tour through the Temporary exhibitions at 20.30 and musical performance in the inner garden  by the Guitarte Ensemble at 21.30

Entrance: free   

31 August

Fullmoon beach party with Locomondo live

Locomondo is a famous  ska/reggae Greek group that is going to perform at the Bolivar Beach Bar. The percussion group Batala Gruppo de Percussao will open the party with 40 performers.

Start: 10 p.m. Place: Bolivar Beach Bar. Address  Leoforos Kalamakiou, Alimos. Entrance: 12 euro (10 euro presale)

Ongoing – 2 September

 

Winter Garden 
JAPANESE MICROPOP

An exhibition featuring 35 artworks (drawing, painting, video art) that convey the outlook of 14 young Japanese artists on the world in an era of increasing globalization.

Start: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:00-18:00; Thursday: 10:00-20:00; Friday: 10:00-20:00 (July-August: 10:00-18:00 )

Address: Vasilissis Sofia Avenue 9 and Merlin Street 1, Syntagma.Place: Institute of Fine Arts and Music Theocharakis.

Entrance: 6 euro (3 euro – reduced).

30 August- 5 September

 Open-air cinemas with a view to Acropolis

Cinema: Thissio

Movie: “Gilda”.  The sinister boss of a South American casino finds that his right-hand man Johnny and his sensuous new wife Gilda already know each other.

Every Monday – reduced price!!

Start: Thursday 21 June – till 4 July; 20:50 & 23:10  Place: Open-air cinema Thissio  Address: 7, Ap. Pavlou Str., Thissio. Entrance:  Monday – 5.5 euro, all other days – 8 euro, students: 6 euro

 

Cinema: Cine- Paris

Movie:“Take this waltz” at 22.30

A happily married woman falls for the artist who lives across the street.

Movie: “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” at 20.15

 Place: Cine – Paris Address: 22 St. Kidathinaion, Plaka.

Entrance: 8 euro

Ongoing – 2 September

EcophenomenaThe TAF

TAF (The Art Foundation) is a creative bar with art exhibitions and cinema/theatre/music events. The exhibition attempts to create a platform of actions and exchange of concerns with the current urban life as a starting point, using as vehicle imagination respect and coexistence.

Place: TAF. Address 5 Normanou str., Monastiraki. Entrance: free                                            

Ongoing – 23 September

Greek Dance Festival

The program changes every second Wednesday. There is a group of 75 dancers, musicians and singers. Each program includes popular stories, each one is presented with its own authentic costumes, musical instruments, songs and dances.

Place:Dora Stratou (Greek Dance) Theatre. Address: Philopappou Hill.

Strart: 30 May – 23 Sep 2012, from Wednesday to Friday 21:30 (   Saturday and Sunday – 20:15). Entrance:  15 euro, 10 (students)

Ongoing – 31 December

Greece at Benaki Museum

More than 40,000 items, illustrating the character of the Greek world through a spectacular historical panorama: from antiquity and the age of Roman domination to the medieval Byzantine period; from the fall of Constantinopole (1453) and the centuries of Frankish and Ottoman occupation to the outbreak of the struggle for independence in 1821.

Working hours:  Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 09:00-17:00, Thursday: 09:00-00:00 and Sunday: 09:00-15:00.

Place: Benaki Museum

Address: Koumbari 1 & Vas. Sofias Avenue.

1 September

5th Athens Hip Hop Festival

Lineup:

17:15-17:55 Battle of Athens ’12 Breakdance Preliminaries

17:55-18:15 Sifu Versus,18:15-18:35 Neon,18:35-19:05 Battle of Athens ’12 Breakdance Semi Finals,19:05-19:35 3D,19:35-20:05 Ipochtonios

20:05-20:15 Battle of Athens ’12 Breakdance Final,20:15-20:45 Dimitrios Mentzelos,20:45-21:15 Phyrosun,21:15-21:45 Stichima,21:45-22:30 Agnostos Cheimonas – T. Lathos,22:30-23:15 12th Pithikos,23:15-00:00 Eisvoleas

Start: 17.30

Place: Technopolis.

Address: Peiraios str. 100, metro Keramikos

2 September

Imany in Athens

 

This beautiful French girl is going to perform at Thechonopolis of Athens. Perhaps it was “You will never know” that turned Imany famous  but that was not the only factor. She is so beautiful, so rhythmic and so confident on stage that you cannot take your eyes off her.

Start: 20.30 Place: Technopolis.

Address: Peiraios str. 100, metro Keramikos

Entrance: Presales: 20 € | At door: 25 €

4 September

 Red Hot Chili Peppers

If you haven’t heard already…it’s a fact…the Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming

to Greece for the first time! Check out if you still can get the tickets!!

Start: 5.30 – 11.55 p.m.

Place: OAKA

Address: 37 Kifisias Avenue, Marousi, Attica

Entrance: check the tickets online

3-9 September

Cirque du Soleil

 

The world’s most successful human circus – is finally coming to Athens!!

A baroque ode to the energy, grace and power of youth!

Place: Olympic Stadium Athens (OAKA) – BasketballArena

Address: 37 Kifisias Avenue, Marousi, Attica

Entrance: check the tickets online

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