Technopolis

Chinese New Year | Athens | January 29 & 30

Traditional music and dances, displays of breathtaking acrobatics and martial arts, workshops in calligraphy, kite-making, cooking and crafts and other displays make up the fun and educational program of events at the Technopolis complex marking Chinese New Year on Tuesday and Wednesday. Doors open daily at 11 a.m. and admission is free of charge.

Vinyl Market | Athens | October 5-7

Thousands of records running the gamut from blues, jazz and funk to Latin, rock, pop and other genres will be on sale from October 5 to 7 at the annual Vinyl Market at the Technopolis cultural complex, with DJ sets providing a musical backdrop. Opening hours are 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free of charge.

Djangofest | Athens | September 22 & 23

The Technopolis cultural complex in Athens celebrates gypsy jazz with a two-day festival named after the celebrated Romani-French guitarist and composer Jean "Django" Reinhardt on September 22 and 23. The event is centered around the later afternoon concerts on the festival's main stage, featuring a selection of local and foreign acts. These start at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 6.20 p.m. on Sunday.

Papakonstantinou & Malamas | Athens | September 10

Two of most prominent artists in Greece's art-house genre, Thanasis Papakonstantinou and Sokratis Malamas, are on tour promoting a joint recording project - "Me Stoma pou Yela" (With a Smiling Mouth), released in February to critical acclaim - and will be performing at the Technopolis complex on Monday, September 10, starting at 9 p.m.

Alborosie | Athens | July 24

Italian reggae artist Alborosie brings his cool Caribbean sounds to Athens's Technopolis venue on Tuesday, July 24, with a perfect summer concert of older work as well as selected tracks from his sixth and latest album, "Alborosie Meets The Wailers United: Unbreakable," on which he collaborated with key members of Bob Marley's legendary band.

The Royal Tenenbaums | Athens | July 11

The Athens Open-Air Film Festival continues on Wednesday, July 11, with Wes Anderson's 2001 black comedy classic "The Royal Tenenbaums," starring Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston and Bill Murray. Festival screenings are taking place at museums, squares, gardens, pedestrian precincts, archaeological monuments and parks.

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