Thursday, June 11, 2015
  • Athens Pride Parade @Athens
The 2015 Athens Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 13th in central Athens. Its mission is to elevate the visibility of LGBT persons in Greek society, and in so doing, advance their rights and demands. Athens Pride also raises youth awareness and support through its Volunteer Program.

See also: Athens Pride on Facebook
  • Greek Jazz Panorama / New Generation 2@SGT
The new generation of the Greek jazz scene will feature at the Greek Jazz Panorama / New Generation 2 at the Onassis Cultural Center, on June 11-13. The three-day event will include ’20-to-30-something’ bands, among which the Michalis Katachanas Trio, the Thodoris Kotsifas Quartet, the Konstantinos Stouraitis Quartet and many aspiring jazz musicians exploring of roads less travelled, and offers fascinating recordings and concerts.
The performance Antigone Reloaded, inspired by Sophocles’ Antigone and directed by Janne Pellinen will be staged at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation on June 11, 12 & 13; a collaborative production by Finland’s Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts and Aalto University, the performance addresses issues relating to the challenges of placing ancient tragedy in a contemporary post-dramatic context, looking into the relevance and sense of studying and staging Antigone today.
  • Noise Name Paintings@ Benaki Museum
The exhibition Noise Name Paintings and Sculptures of Rock Bands that are broken up by Kim Gordon  will run at the Benaki Museum from June 13 to August 30. It is part of the collaboration between the DESTE Foundation and the Benaki Museum, which aims to promote new and radical developments in contemporary art.
  • Yeats at 150 @ Irish Institute
The Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens is holding a special evening of poetry, Irish music and conversation tonight (11.06) at the Museum of Cycladic Art.

Professor Kevin Barry will deliver a lecture on Collective Memory, Ancient Pasts, featuring acclaimed poets Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke and Yiorgos Chouliaras.