Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
"Park Your Cinema" is back for the summer season with free screenings of classic films on a giant screen in the park at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. On Saturday, August 17, the screening on the SNFCC's Great Lawn will be Robert Aldrich's psychological thriller "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" from 1962, starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.
Pontus Lidberg and the Danish Dance Theater will be staging the Greek debut of "Siren," a dance production based on Homer's "Odyssey," at the Greek National Opera's Stavros Niarchos Hall on Sunday, July 28. The production features innovative visual design, including film projections and animations by Jason Carpenter, and is set to Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata No.
Grandmaster Flash, a pioneer of what are now staple DJ techniques, is bringing his legendary backspins and record scratch sounds to Athens for a memorable concert at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Born Joseph Sadler, the artist burst onto the scene in the 70s, blazing a trail for all those who followed.
Take the whole family to enjoy an evening of acrobatics, live music, singing, dancing, acting and Chinese martial-art elements at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's Labyrinth Dome, where Cirko Cachivache's skilled performers will be telling the story of a king and queen whose kingdom is threatened by the king's evil brother, with music by Michalis Stefanidis.
A musical ensemble will honor the late and incredibly popular Greek singer-songwriter Loukianos Kilaidonis, on the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Great Lawn. Backed by an eight-member band, a group of singers and actors will recreate the crooner's most loved tunes, as well as lesser-known tracks. The folk musician passed away in 2017.
Now in its eighth year, the Penny Marathon raises awareness and funds for stray and neglected animals through a pet-friendly walk/run. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) will host the last 10 kilometer-leg of the 42k race, in which participants will run, swim, cycle and paddle. The race was established by two Greek Australians looking to bolster animal rights in Greece.
Vassilis Podaras, aka Billy Pod, will perform music from his debut solo album "Drums to Heal Society" in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Jazz Chronicles series. Drummer of The Next Step Quintet, Billy Pod has made a name for himself on Greece's drumming scene, performing his signature style of jazz in countless venues at home and across Europe.