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by Sophia
Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Leonard Cohen tribute in Athens (Nov 15, 2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 779

Leonard Cohen tribute in Athens (Nov 15, 2013)

Semeli Tagara, Kostas Magginas and David Lynch at "Floral" at Exarcheia in Athens : Floral.jpg BIRD ON A WIRE - A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF LEONARD COHEN 15 Νοεμβρίου 2013 | Floral > Εξάρχεια - Νεάπολη Ο Καναδός Leonard Cohen είναι ένας από τους σημαντικότερους τραγουδοποιούς στην ιστορία της Rock και...
by Sophia
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Cohen on TV in Australia?
Replies: 23
Views: 6791

Re: Leonard Cohen on TV in Australia?

Thanks for sharing, Alan :-) Just to clarify the translation of Greek words: Shop sign : Αδελφοί Κατσίκα παντοπωλείο : Katsikas Brothers grocery store (Katsika means goat in Greek but here it's just the name of the owners of the grocery store, Antony and Nick Katsikas) Ship name : Υδρέα πορθμείο : H...
by Sophia
Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LC's work at 23rd World Congress of Philosophy in Athens
Replies: 9
Views: 2845

Re: LC's work at 23rd World Congress of Philosophy in Athens

Yes, it would be interesting to have transcripts of these lectures. In the photo above the other is pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Anaximander and I assume the title given to this presentation relates to the incomplete book by Nietzsche "Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks"(in which Nietzche ...
by Sophia
Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LC's work at 23rd World Congress of Philosophy in Athens
Replies: 9
Views: 2845

Re: LC's work at 23rd World Congress of Philosophy in Athens

Thanks, Ute ;-)
Judy, unfortunately, I wasn't in Athens at the Congress dates, but I hope to find some more information about these lectures.

Sophia
by Sophia
Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: LC's work at 23rd World Congress of Philosophy in Athens
Replies: 9
Views: 2845

LC's work at 23rd World Congress of Philosophy in Athens

The 23rd World Congress of Philosophy took place in Athens, August 4-10, 2013 with more than 2000 participants from 105 countries. The main theme of the Congress was 'Philosophy as Inquiry and Way of Life' with hundreds of individual symposia, lectures and debates on an astonishing variety of philos...
by Sophia
Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:45 am
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: "Miss Violence" dances to the end of love
Replies: 1
Views: 1472

"Miss Violence" dances to the end of love

The Greek film "Miss Violence" directed by Alexandros Avranas was twice awarded in this year’s Venice Film Festival (Silver Lion for best director to Alexandros Avranas and Coppa Volpi for Best Actor toThemis Panou). The film begins with a tragic fall: Leonard Cohen’s holocaust-inspired song Dance M...
by Sophia
Thu May 30, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: The Hydra Meetup 2013
Replies: 131
Views: 39249

Re: The Hydra Meetup 2013

Welcome, Joy and Mark:-)
Safe travels everyone, see you next week:-)

Sophia
by Sophia
Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 2013 Album & Tour
Replies: 12
Views: 3396

Re: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 2013 Album & Tour

"Lightning Bolts", bonus track in deluxe edition:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfIx4WgHQYI

Sophia
by Sophia
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Greek edition of Beautiful Losers
Replies: 2
Views: 3023

Re: Greek edition of Beautiful Losers

Yes, I noticed there are footnotes in these extracts referring to her translation.

Sophia
by Sophia
Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Greek edition of Beautiful Losers
Replies: 2
Views: 3023

Greek edition of Beautiful Losers

The Greek edition of Beautiful Losers is in the bookshops these days (at last!), great synchronicity with canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha;-) The title in Greek is "Υπέροχοι Απόκληροι", published by Kedros and translated by Alexis Kalofolias (extracts in French are translated into Greek by Fani Sof...
by Sophia
Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Birthday Jarkko
Replies: 97
Views: 10942

Re: Happy Birthday Jarkko

Happy Birthday dear Jarkko! All good things for you and your family.Thanks for everything.

Love,

Sophia
by Sophia
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Online streaming of Old Ideas (NPR, KCRW, etc.)
Replies: 47
Views: 7532

Re: Online streaming of Old Ideas (NPR, KCRW, etc.)

Greek streaming on Kathimerini newspaper website :
http://trans.kathimerini.gr/leonardcohen

I still want to wait a bit more;-)
by Sophia
Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:47 am
Forum: Adam Cohen
Topic: ADAM COHEN: TOUR 2011
Replies: 129
Views: 33044

Re: ADAM COHEN: TOUR 2011

The concert in Athens had definitely a scent of Hydra;-) Adam played for his friends, he said he was a bit nervous about it, "it's like talking to your parents about sex", his song "What Other Guy" has a lot of Greece and his friends from Hydra seemed to know more about it;-) It was a party for frie...
by Sophia
Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: "Σε θυμάμαι συχνά"-Chelsea Hotel#2 Greek cover
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: "Σε θυμάμαι συχνά"-Chelsea Hotel#2 Greek cover

Thanks Stamatina, that's so nice...I also like this cover (στο "και ξεχνάς "είναι συγκλονιστικός;-)

Sophia
by Sophia
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Leonard Cohen and "45m2"
Replies: 9
Views: 1533

Leonard Cohen and "45m2"

"45m2" is a greek film written and directed by Stratos Tzitzis(2010),exploring the struggle of Greece's "700 euros generation" (well, it's even less now): A young woman's struggle to overcome life's economic restrictions in order to meet her true will. She is twenty-three and lives with her mother, ...

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