Repatriated 6th century mosaic to help reconstitute apse

A Cyprus Orthodox Church official says a rare, 1.500 year-old mosaic depicting Saint Mark has joined other repatriated pieces that were looted from the ethnically split island nation's breakaway north.

Together the pieces will create a reproduction of an apse that adorned a 6th century church in island's north.

Pina Bausch Tribute | Athens | December 18-21

In "New Piece 1: Since She," at the Onassis Cultural Center, acclaimed Greek choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou pays tribute to Pina Bausch nine years after her death, with a series of wonderful tableux vivants referencing landmark works by the German dance legend, accompanied by music by Verdi, Mahler, Wagner, Prokofiev and Tom Waits.

Arnold Newman Retrospective in Bulgaria will Expose 55 Original Works

The first Arnold Newman retrospective in Bulgaria will expose 55 original works. Arnold Newman (1918-2006) is widely renowned for pioneering and popularizing the environmental portrait. With his method of portraiture, he placed his sitters in surroundings representative of their professions, aiming to capture the essence of an individual's life and work.

Renovation of landmark Acropole Palace under way

The interior of the Acropole Palace, a former hotel and now the property of the Culture Ministry, is seen Tuesday as renovation work on the building got under way. Works on the building, which is situated at the junction of Patission and Averoff streets near central Athens, are expected to finish in two months' time.

Late Night | Athens | October 11

Three days before it takes down its exhibitions on George Condo and Paul Chan, the Museum of Cycladic Art will be hosting a late night with live music and a reduced admission ticket of 5 euros. The special event starts at 9 p.m. and ends at midnight and features experimental Greek acts Panos Alexiadis, Bill Anagnos and Kostadis.