Text: Mary Giatra
Music, parties, exhibitions and films. From operas to cocktails and from Hollywood to interior design. Read this week’s agenda and choose your next adventure in the city of Athens.
NOW YOU SEE ME
An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. “Now you see me”, starring Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson, premieres today, June 6th with the amazing music of the “Chemical Brothers”. Don’t miss it!
THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
The Greek National Opera honors the great composer Richard Wagner and the 200 years which have passed from his birth. One of his most legendary operas, “The Flying Dutchman”, will take place in one of the most historical theaters of the world. Within the framework of the Athens Festival, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus will host the event for four nights, premiering tomorrow, June 7th. One of the most exciting events of the summer!
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MARTINO GAMPER: 100 CHAIRS IN 100 DAYS
The celebrated Italian Designer Martino Gamper, managed to construct 100 unique chairs in only 100 days, using old and discarded chairs. Every object, according ti the designer, has a secret narrative and this exhibition at the Benaki Museum, invites the viewer to interpret the artists conclusion: “The perfect chair does not exist.” The exhibition will last until July 28th and part of the revenues will go to the “Elpida” Association.
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LIGHT OUR PARTY
London Fashion Boutique at Peristeri invites you to its summer party. One of the first parties of the season, celebrating summer, good music and of course fashion, will take place this Friday, June 7th at the store. With Marios Clubkid on the DJ set and the music band “719” in action, fashion, cocktails and music become the ultimate summer essential.
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