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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 22 November 2014
22 WHAT’S ON Community Guide Last chance for Perth Film Fest 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 finish on November 23. Οικόπεδο 12 (Block 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, will close the festival on Sunday. When: From 20 to 24 November Where: Palace Cinema Paradiso, 164 James Street, Northbridge, WA For more information, visit greekfilmfestival. com.au/sessions/perth 2015 Classics Summer School VICTORIA Melbourne University's Classics Summer School courses have been announced. Professor Christopher Gribbin will be offering classes on Augustus: His Life and Legacy, How to Argue Like Socrates, An Introduction to Classical Mythology and Cities of the Greek and Roman World. The Introduction to Classical Mythology also includes one class at Melbourne's Hellenic Museum to tour the Benaki collection on display. The classes are small and relaxed, and everyone is welcome. When: 5-9 January 2015 Where: The University of Melbourne, Parkville Classes start from $110. For more information or to enrol go to http://shaps.unimelb. edu.au/classics-archaeology/ summer-school or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The Ogre of Athens (Ο Δράκος) QUEENSLAND The Brisbane Film Society will be screening the Nikos Koundouros 1956 classic The Ogre of Athens (Ο Δράκος) as their last film of the year. The film follows a timid, insignificant bank clerk who is mistaken for a notorious criminal and becomes a wanted man. He finds refuge in an underworld cabaret club where he is adopted as a charismatic leader by a gang about to commit a daring robbery. One of the all-time greats of Greek cinema, this filmnoir analyses psychological and political themes. When: November 25, 7.45 pm Where: The Greek Club 29 Edmondstone St South Brisbane QLD For more information visit www.greekfilmsociety.com Down to the wire CANBERRA This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first overseas mission undertaken by Australian police - peacekeeping in Cyprus with the United Nations. That's why the Canberra Museum and Gallery is hosting the exhibition, 'Down to the Wire: Australian Peacekeeping in Cyprus', which will be on display until early February. The exhibition will showcase clothing, equipment, photos and memorabilia from the 50-year-old station at the Cypriot buffer zone. When: 10.00 am-5.00 pm weekdays, 12 noon-4.00 pm weekends until early February Where: Canberra Musem and Gallery, Cnr London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City For more information visit www.museumsandgalleries. act.gov.au SATURDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2014 Master Tempo Greek Gig Guide Master Tempo live Greek dance/R&B group Master Tempo will be in Australia for a set of three live shows. The group has written/composed and produced hits for the likes of Panos Kiamos, Giorgos Tsalikis, Thanos Petrelis, Christos Dantis. They will perform in Sydney on November 28 at The Basement, 29 Reiby Pl, Circular Quay NSW, Melbourne on November 29 at Koo Bar, 388 Lonsdale St, Melbourne and in Adelaide on December 5 at Lava Bar. Tickets from $60, visit www.djkrazykon. com for more information. Pontiaki Estia raise for MS VICTORIA Pontiaki Estia will be hosting a fundrasing event alongside the Merimna of Pontaki Estia Ladies of Oceania to help Poppy Siachos seek treatment for MS in Russia. The event will also include music by DJ Georgie T, and includes food and drinks. Tickets are $65 (children $30) and can be booked by calling 0421 804 968 or (03) 9381 1761. All proceeds will go to Poppy Siachos' treatment and travel costs. When: Sunday December 6, 7.30 pm Where: Pontiaki Estia, 540 Sydney Road, Brunswick For more information visit www.facebook.com/ pontiakiestia.melbourne.9 Greek and Gay/Gals picnic VICTORIA The Greek & Gay Support Network is proudly hosting a new Greek and Gay/Gals picnic event on Sunday 23 November. It is a free event open to all GBLTIQ, their friends and family. Those who want to attend are welcome to bring their own blanket and picnic basket as well as their own drinks. There will be Greek and English music to dance to throughout the day. The Greek and Gay friends of the event can also chill out and catch up while enjoying the free BBQ delicacies, in a friendly weather-proof environment, as the committee has booked the hall in case of rain. When: Sunday 23 November, 12.00 pm to 7.30 pm Where: St Philips Reserve, 144 Hoddle St, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia. 'Tales of Cyprus' opening VICTORIA Constantinos Emmanuelle will present his tribute to the Cyprus of a bygone era as he launches his 'Tales of Cyprus' exhibition. Opening on December 9, Mr Emmanuelle will showcase vintage photos, posters and drawings sourced from Cyprus before 1950. The exhibition will explore the themes of cultural heritage, tradition and look at the history of migration. When: Opening night, December 9, 6.00-8.00pm. The exhibition continues until Januarry 11 2015. Where: Chapel off Chapel Gallery, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran RSVP by November 20 by emailing rsvp@talesofcyprus. com or calling 0428 790 137. Thessaloniki dinner dance VICTORIA The annual Thessaloniki Association 'The White Tower' dinner dance will welcome the minister of Macedonia and Thrace, Georgios Orfanos and Mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris as special guests. Celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the sister city relationship between Thessaloniki and Melbourne, the event will be one of the biggest the association has held. It precedes the annual festival to be held on Sunday at Federation Square. When: Saturday 22 November, 7.30 pm Where: Stars International, 1C Bell Street, Preston Tickets $70. For more information visit thessaloniki.org.au MUNGA/LUGS after exams party MUNGA and LUGS are teaming up to host a big Greek after-exams party at Fabrique. DJ Georgie T will be on the decs, while MUNGA's own Nikki Katifori and Skuba Steve will perform live. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. MUNGA & LUGS AXP will be held on November 29 at Fabrique, 272 City Road, Melbourne, Victoria. Doors open 9.00 pm. The Band Zeus Christmas show Local Adelaide band The Band Zeus will be returning to the Gov with DJ Dimitri to perform for one of the last times in 2014. Tickets start from $15 presold or $20 at the door. December 20, Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, 49 Port Road, Hindmarsh. NUGASVISION talent show Greek Australian students will be able to show off their unique talents in the first ever NUGAS talent show. Cash prizes will be available for those who show true talent and include anything Greek in their performance. The free event will be held on December 4 at 6.30 pm. Location to be confirmed. George Pandelidis at the Doncaster Playhouse The play entitled Other People's Money is an engaging drama/comedy, written by Jerry Sterner, that hides a romantic subplot. It became a movie starring Danny De Vito and Gregory Peck in 1991. Other People's Money will be the second show staged by Tangled Web Theatre Productions, playing December 10 -14, 2014 at the Doncaster Playhouse. Wednesday to Saturday 8.00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 2.00 pm. For more information visit www. tangledweb.com.au The Big Design Market The best of independent Australian and international design will be showcased at the three-day Big Design Market. There will be 225 designers and design retailers selling homewares, fashion, jewellery, textiles, lifestyle and kids products, furniture, lighting, stationery and books. The market will be from December 5-7, Royal Exhibition Building, Nicholson Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
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