AGENDA: 10_16 JANUARY

 Text: Mary Giatra

A new movie, an amazing documentary, music combined with food and fabulous new publications are what we have prepared for you in this week’s agenda. Have a look at what’s following and enjoy the new cultural week!

 

ARGO

 

Ben Affleck has prepared a we project, based on a true story that has been a well-hidden secret for the past 33 years. It is the dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation, to extract six fugitive American diplomats out of revolutionary Iran. The six employees manage to escape from their embassy in Tehran and the CIA Agent Tony Mendez will invent an ingenious plan in order to help them return home.

Starting this Thursday, in movie theaters…

OSCAR NIEMEYER: “A VIDA E UM SOPRO”

 

The Young Architects Biennale is about to meet its end on Sunday, January 13th. In order to celebrate the exhibition and to honor one of the most celebrated architects of all times, the Benaki Museum is planning a film showing off the documentary on the life of Oscar Niemeyer. He is the one who paved the way for the evolution of Modern Brazilian Architecture and this movie is a poetic narration of his life and work. The great architect, passed away on December 5th, ten days before his 105th birthday and the rest of the world has to remember him.

 

For more information click here .

 

“MODULATIONS” CYCLE

 

After the first and very successful mix of food and music, the Athens Concert Hall – Megaron, plans to repeat a similar event dedicated to good music and food. The Musical Gastronomy season is a series of three concerts at which leading Greek chefs will produce original menus inspired by the evening’s music. This Wednesday, January 16th, the music of George Philipp Telemann will provide the inspiration for delicious gastronomic creations by Giannis Baxevanis. The Camerata, will perform music from the collection “Tafelmusik”.

 

For tickets and info, click here.

 

FASHION MASTERPIECES, BY TASCHEN

 

From Azzedine Alaïa, Cristóbal Balenciaga and Coco Chanel, to Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, and Vivienne Westwood, a century’s worth of legendary fashion designers straight from the permanent collection of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology are celebrated in this limited-edition volume that is being published by Taschen.

Fashion Designers A–Z is available as a series of six Collectible Designer Editions. Each edition is bound in a fabric created by one of six fabulous designers—Akris, Etro, Stella McCartney, Missoni, Prada, and Diane von Furstenberg—and comes in a Plexiglas box.

 

Get it from www.taschen.com at the price of 300 EUR.