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The Athens Municipal Gallery pays tribute to often overlooked yet important Greek artists who were active in the second half of the 20th century with "Exception: Aspects of Expressionism in Greece." The main part of the exhibition is dedicated to painter Giorgos Bouzianis and engraver Giorgos Economidis, local pioneers of the the expressionist scene developed in Germany and France, as well as t
Rebetiko, Greece's answer to the blues which emerged around the middle of the 19th century as more and more people moved from the countryside to the cities, is the subject of a festival on the island of Syros for seven days from July 1 to 6. The festival will feature concerts and theatrical shows, an exhibition of folk instruments and master workshops.
Seattle-based grunge legends Alice in Chains headline the Release Athens Festival on Monday, June 24, where the setlist will include numbers that helped shape what was an exciting new genre in the 1990s as well as songs from their latest album, the critically acclaimed "Rainier Fog." The two other acts set to take the stage on the night both specialise in stoner rock: California's Fu Manchu and
European Music Day will be extra special this year as the popular institution celebrates its 20th anniversary. Here in Greece, 48 towns, cities and other locations will be hosting more than 400 artists from different parts of the world - from full orchestras to small ensembles, solo artists and DJs - at 270 venues, from June 21 to 23.
The landscapes of Crete, human interventions in the island's environment, the movement and reflection of light, rock textures and the rich underwater world are some of the themes found in the work of Valerios Kaloutsis (1927-2014), one of Greece's first visual artists to develop an awareness on the subject of environmental destruction.
Belgian rock band Deus, a favorite in Greece since its early days in the 1990s, is stopping at the Fuzz Club in Athens on its 20th anniversary tour for a career-spanning set that will revisit hits such as "Suds and Soda," "Instant Street" and "Nothing Really Ends." Tickets cost 33 euros and are available at www.viva.gr or by calling 11876.