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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 1 November 2014
WHAT S ON Community Guide Greek Gig Guide 22 SATURDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2014 Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival 21st Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival will close this weekend in Melbourne and Sydney, with screenings of the movie Promakhos. The screening is scheduled for Sunday 2 November at 7.00 pm. For more information visit www. greekfilmfestival.com.au Giannis Ploutarhos at Hammer Hall Greek star Giannis Ploutarhos will perform in a fundraising concert at Melbourne's Hamer Hall, as part of the 3XY celebrations for their 20th anniversary. Monday 3 November at 7.00 pm, Hamer Hall, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne. To book tickets call 1300 182 183 or visit www. artscentremelbourne. com.au/whats-on Eugenia Raskopoulos exhibition An exhibition by Sydney- based visual artist Eugenia Raskopoulos, entitled 'Under My Skin', is currently on display at the William Wright- Artists Projects, 91 Stanley Street, East Sydney. The exhibition is on from 23 October to 8 November, Fridays and Saturdays, 12.30 pm to 6.00 pm. For more information, visit williamwrightartists.com.au Paul Capsis' new play Two of Australia's 'finest male actresses' - Paul Capsis and Ash Flanders - take to the stage at the Sydney Theatre Company for Calpurnia Descending, a production that celebrates the role of the old-school diva. Calpurnia Descending is now on at the Sydney Theatre Company until November 8, when it transfers to Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre from November 12-30. For more information visit www. sydneytheatre.com.au Matt Katsis tour Melbourne-based singer and songwriter Matt Katsis is bringing to an end his run of spring solo shows, featuring his original songs and those of the artists who have influenced him. Katsis will perform on Saturday 15 November at Bendigo Crafts Beer Festival. For Matt Katsis' spring solo shows around Victoria, visit www.mattkatsis.com 'Gods, Myths & Mortals' at the Hellenic Museum The exclusive exhibition of 201 Greek artefacts from Athens' Benaki Museum, spanning 8,000 years of history, is now on display at Melbourne's Hellenic Museum. The exhibition is now on at Hellenic Museum (280 William Street, Melbourne), Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. For more information, visit www.hellenic.org.au Orthodox icons in Ballarat The rich tradition of Eastern Orthodox spirituality will be celebrated in Ballarat as the exhibition 'EIKON: Icons of the Orthodox Christian World' opens from 18 October. The exhibition is on at Art Gallery Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm daily, till 26 January. For more information, visit www. artgalleryofballarat.com.au Hellenic Community Christmas tree WESTERN AUSTRALIA The Hellenic Community of Western Australia invites you to register your children for the Hellenic Community Christmas Tree to take place on Sunday 30 November at the Hellenic Community Centre. The Christmas Tree event will feature face painting, the animal nursery, Santa Cinema and the North Pole Snow Storm, as well as Hey Presto magic show. Present your Santa ticket to one of the elves at the base of the stage stairs and take photos with Santa. When: Sunday 30 November, from 1.00 pm Where: Hellenic Community Centre, 20 Parker St, Northbridge, Perth For registration forms and more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 08 9328 5141 Macedonian Festival in Oakleigh VICTORIA The Pan-Macedonian Association of Melbourne and Victoria invites you and your family to honour with your presence the annual Macedonian Festival, in the heart of Oakleigh. The day will be filled with live music and dancing, to the joy of numerous Greek Oakleigh residents and friends. The festival is part of Dimitria 2014, on from 19 October to 22 November. When: Sunday 16 November from 12 noon Where: Corner Atherton Rd and Eaton Mall, Oakleigh, Melbourne Dimitria in Adelaide SOUTH AUSTRALIA The annual 36th Dimitria Greek Festival 2014 will be hosted this Sunday at the Flinders University in Adelaide. Under the patronage of the Hon Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia, the day will be filled with Greek food, Greek dancing and music, and activities for the whole family. The entry is free, all are welcome. When: Sunday 2 November, from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm Where: Flinders University, Humanities Courtyard, Sturt Road, Bedford Park For more information, contact Layla Plummer layla. email@example.com. au or call 08 8201 3854 Church of Archangels Michael and Gabriel Feast Day WESTERN AUSTRALIA The Hellenic Society of Geraldton invites you and your family to the annual feast day celebration of the Church of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Geraldton. An evening service will be conducted on Saturday 1 November and a liturgy service on Sunday 2 November, with a luncheon at Fitzgerald Hall, Chapman Road commencing immediately after. The Hellenic Society has organised a bus to Geraldton, as well as hotel accommodation for the event. When: Sunday 2 November Where: Fitzgerald Hall, Chapman Road, Geraldton For more information contact Lambis Bakaimis on 08 9448 0546 or Afroditi Ponga on 08 9446 3011 Greek Film Festival in Perth WESTERN AUSTRALIA Sponsored by the members of the Hellenic Community of WA and presented by the Friends of Greek Civilisation, three films selected from the 21st Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival will screen at Paradiso Cinema in Perth, from 20 to 24 November. Opening night will feature Μικρά Αγγλία, Greece's nomination for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars, which tells the story of the maritime community of Andros during the 1930s and 1940s and the fates of two sisters whose loves and arranged marriages lead to disaster. Also screening will be Οικόπεδο 12, a comedy in which a Greek Cypriot family battles plans by the government to resume their land, and to keep secret the discovery they have made there. The third film is Committed, a romantic comedy in which a young man trying to escape in his sports car from pressure to marry his girlfriend picks up a bride running away from her wedding. When: From 20 to 24 November For more information, visit http://www.hcwa.org/ or contact (08) 9328 5141 HACCI Excellence Awards ball VICTORIA The Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HACCI) invites you to attend the 2014 HACCI Excellence Awards Gala Ball. HACCI Excellence Awards will be given in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Business Excellence, Professional Excellence, Young Achievement and Community Service. Tickets are $220 per person. Dress code: black tie and evening dress. When: Friday 14 November, 7.00 pm till midnight Where: Grand Hyatt, Savoy Ballroom, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne For more information and to RSVP, firstname.lastname@example.org. au or call 03 9602 2977 High tea with Niki Savva WESTERN AUSTRALIA Cypriot Australian Niki Savva will be visiting Perth to attend the high tea function by Eleni Evangel MLA, Member for Perth. Author of So Greek, Confessions of a Conservative Leftie and columnist for The Australian, Niki Savva is a political commentator on Insiders, The Bolt Report and Sky Agenda. Savva has been one of the most senior correspondents in the Canberra Press Gallery. She was Peter Costello's press secretary for six years and on John Howard's staff for almost four years. When: Saturday 15 November, 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm Where: CBD Terrace, Rydges Perth, 815 Hay Street Tickets: $75.00 per person For more details and tickets visit http:// cypriotcommunitywa.com Rebetiko CD launch VICTORIA The debut album by Melbourne musician Con Kalamaras, a suite of recordings showcasing traditional Greek rebetiko music from the 1920s and '30s, will be launched on 15 November in Northcote. The album features traditional works by Markos Vamvakaris and Vasillis Tsistanis. When: Saturday 15 November at 7.00 pm Where: Open Studio, 204 High Street, Northcote Entry is $8, concession $6 For more information visit http://conkalamarasrebetiko. bandcamp.com/releases An exhibition by Sydney-based visual artist Eugenia Raskopoulos is now on in Sydney.
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