AGENDA: 17_23 JANUARY

Text: Mary Giatra

If someone asked you what the recipe for a great cultural week would be, a new movie, an alternative exhibition, a classic ballet show and a fascinating book should be your answer. Enjoy…

 

DJANGO UNCHAINED

 

Django is the name of Quentin Tarantino‘s new epic movie. The genius director aims for a new movie gender, the “all-American” Western. Deconstruction, humor and violence, are the key characteristics to this new shocking and ambitious project that has already earned 5 Oscar Nominations. With an all-star cast such as, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio, “Django Unchained” is on a definite road to success.

 

“PAOLA” at the BREEDER

 

Paola Revenioti is an activist and a prostitute. For the past years she has been walking alone in the center of Athens with her poodle Lucy, in order to scan and caress the underworld. The Breeder will present Paola’s first solo exhibition. Starting this Thursday, January 17th, her large archive of photography and video, will be presented in an installation designed and curated by artist and architect Andreas Angelidakis.

 

For more info click here.

 

RUDOLF NUREYEV1938-1993

 

20 years have passed since Rudolf Nureyev passed away and his legacy goes on. The biggest stars of Paris Opera Ballet honor the former creative director by presenting a gala with some of his most important choreographies. Badminton theater will host two shows dedicated to one of the greatest dancers of all times, on January 19th and 20th.

 Click here for more info about the show and the tickets.

 

GRACE: A MEMOIR

 

The amazing Grace Coddington, creative director of Vogue for 25 years, has shown extreme talent, fierceness and dedication and has inspired lots of young designers and stylists around the world who just wish she shared some of her wisdom with them. She is an international icon that has been a very well-kept secret since the launch of “The September Issue”, when the rest of the world saw that her passion has lead to Vogue’s best shoots. In this new memoir, Grace will introduce us to the designers, photographers, models, and celebrities with whom she has created some of her most memorable images. Get it!