The troupe of celebrated Irish-American Lord of the Dance choreographer Michael Flatley will be stopping in Athens with "Dangerous Games," for a single show at the Faliro Indoor Arena on Wednesday, June 19. The Lord of the Dance ensemble made its first appearance in 1996 and has since performed to more than 80 million people in 100 countries.
College de France sociologist Francois Heran will deliver a lecture exploring the migration crisis and its effect on European unity at the Athens Concert Hall on Tuesday, May 21, starting at 7 p.m. The lecture will be in French with simultaneous Greek translation and will be broadcast live on the venue's website.
Unidentified arsonists used homemade explosive devices to cause damage to bank ATMs and offices of conservative New Democracy in different parts of greater Athens late on Sunday and early on Monday.
The offices of ND in Nea Ionia and Alimos were targeted while three ATMs were destroyed in Glyfada and one in Zografou.
A woman sits at a bus station as a man walks in front of an election kiosk of the main opposition New Democracy party during pre-election preparations in central Syntagma square, in Athens, Saturday. Greece will hold local elections at the same time as European Parliament polls on May 26, followed by a national vote expected in October. [EPA]
Dr Lamprini Rori, an early career fellow at the British School at Athens and a lecturer in politics at the University of Exeter in the UK, will be speaking on the subject of "Political Violence in Crisis-ridden Greece: Evidence from the Radical Right and the Radical Left" at the BSA on Monday, May 20. The lecture starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free of charge.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens presents "Acropolis Redux: Caryatid/Frieze," an exhibition presenting the work of British photographer Ian Walker, who captured the enduring presence of the Erechtheion's Caryatids and the Parthenon's frieze in various guises from London housing projects to a Cleveland mansion.