Cavafy’s Alexandria @ Benaki Museum
The Benaki museum is hosting for the first time an exhibition with works by painter Anna Boghiguian, whose watercolours act as guides to Cavafy’s poems and transpose the spectator to the magical landscape of Alexandria. The exhibition forms part of the VIP Programme of Αrt Athina, and will carry on until September 19.
Athens Pride Festival
Athens Pride 2010, the festival that celebrates lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transsexual pride - the biggest festival of its kind in the region and one of the fastest-growing in Europe - will stage a colourful and lively parade through Athens on 5 June 2010.
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Shen Yun Performing Arts
The magnificent spectacle of the Shen Yun Performing Arts is coming to Athens for the first time for two performances on June 3 and 4, at the Badminton Theatre. The company, which was formed in 2006 in New York, is the leading classical Chinese dance and music ensemble in the world.
Jazz @ Herodes Atticus Odeon
The Charles Lloyd New Quartet will pair with Maria Farantouri for a concert on June 4 at the Herod Atticus Odeon in Athens.
One of the most important jazz ensembles in the USA and the emblematic Greek singer will chart a musical course, combining world jazz with Greek tradition.
Rufus Wainwright in Athens
Rufus Wainwright will be performing in Athens for the first time on June 5, at the Lycabettus Theatre, as part of the Greek Festival 2010.
Five Greek jazz ensembles, each with a distinct musical style, will join the Joel Larue Smith Trio playing to an Afro-Cuban rhythm at a three-day live music marathon in Athens, starting on June 8, at Stage E, Pireos 260.