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Nikos Portokaloglou, Little Theater at Epidaurus

Remix This summer head out to the Little Theatre at Ancient Epidaurus and join Nikos Portokaloglou for a “reverse” remix or an Unplugged concert. Along with a tiny (non-traditional) string…

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Music of Xydakis, “It Happened in Athens” [Highly Recommended!]

The Music of Nikos Xydakis, “It Happened in Athens” Eleftheria Arvanitaki Martha Frintzila, Tasis Christogiannopoulos & Nikos Portokaloglou The ERT Symphony Orchestra Director: Dimitris Bouzanis Featuring: ΑL ΜΑΗΑΒΑ ARABIC MUSIC…

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Music from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic

Another music performance at Ianos Books Cafe, this time Argyro Kaparos leads us on a musical journey from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, from Asia Minor to Crete and beyond.…

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Only the Greeks would sing about “a little smoke” …

Yep, they are back again, Kalliopi Betta, Mania Papadimitriou & Yiannis Ioannou … an evening of music and song, about what else? Smoke, smoking, cigarettes and …. ash ? Despite…

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Live Rembetika in Athens @ Ianos Books

Stuck in Athens? Nurse your frustrations and while away the time with the Greek blue at Ianos Books Cafe. A musical performance of classic Piraeus rebetika – music from the…

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Marinella. The great Greek diva, live at the Pallas, Athens

Marinella. An icon of Greek music. A model of femininity, Marinella paved the way for generations of women who came of age from the 1970’s and on, not only in…

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Maria Farantouri, Elli Paspala & Savinou Yiannatou at the Pallas theatre

Last November, I wrote about a concert that had been anounced for December, which I would have to miss, since I was returning to Chicago for the holidays. Lucky for…

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A Little More Smoke ….

” A Little More Smoke ….” Saturday, March 13 2010 22:30 IANOS Bookstore Cafe 24 Stadiou Kalliopi Vetta, Mania Papadimitriou and Giannis Ioannou Imagine, a Greek concert about smoking ……

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The sounds of Byzantium in Rembetika

Live Music in Athens Ianos Bookstore Café 24 Stadiou Street, Athens March 17, 2010 at 21:00 Musical performance and the ancient Greek heritage of the bouzouki Will be simulcast on…

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Summer in the city – Go Greek, music that is….

Visiting Athens this summer? Sure, everyone wants to see a concert at the Herodion or the Odeon, that marvel of an ancient theater under the Acropolis built by Herod Atticus…

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