Text: Mary Giatra
A documentary, a photography exhibition, a jazz concert and a book about the most iconic dresses are in this week’s agenda. Have fun and enjoy May! There’s only one month left until the arrival of summer after all…
THEY GLOW IN THE DARK
A new, awarded documentary by Panagiotis Evangelidis who traveled thousands of miles in order to shoot his story, comes out in greek movie theaters today, May 2nd. Michael and Jim are former partners and since they found out they were HIV positive, they decided to reunite their lives in the post-Katrina New Orleans.
As we have previously mentioned, Nelly’s is one of the most celebrated Greek photographers of all time. During the interwar period she shocked the Athenian audience with her modern vision, but her work was defended by some of the most important personalities of her time like Alexey Brodovitch of Harper’s Bazaar. After her recent exhibition at AD gallery, a new, bigger is organized in the amazing building of Long Room at Mesogeia. More than 60 pictures of the celebrated photographer invite you for an artistic experience.
ERIC HARLAND AND THE VOYAGER
Do you like jazz? Eric Harland, the talented drummer of jazz, has returned to Athens with his virtuoso band for four unique appearances at “Half Note Jazz Club”. Today is your last chance to watch one of the hottest names in jazz scene, as they will perform for the last time, exploring the adventurous paths of improvisation.
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LITTLE BLACK DRESS
The legendary Andre Leon Talley has been pretty busy this past year. After his exhibition on the same subject, he published with Rizzoli Publications a book about the most iconic dress in a woman’s wardrobe. “Little Black Dress”, is a review of the best contemporary and historic black dresses. For Talley, black is anything but boring.
The book is now for sale and costs 50euros