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by Sophia
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: "Mr. Leonard" by Ginger Creepers in Athens
Replies: 0
Views: 170

"Mr. Leonard" by Ginger Creepers in Athens

Ginger Creepers will present from 7 December at 14 Theatre in Athens, "Mr. Leonard", a theatrical performance based on 10 LC songs. Every Sunday, Mr Leonard Live, a concert by Vassilis Babounis will follow the performance. More details (and a teaser) here: https://www.lifo.gr/guide/culturenews/theat...
by Sophia
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: "Thanks for the dance" - the new album
Replies: 211
Views: 24844

Re: "Thanks for the dance" - the new album

According to Mariza Rizou (vocals for "Moving On"), Adam Cohen contacted her after seeing her singing at a party of greek radio station Pepper, and they finally met at a studio near Acropolis. At the beginning she thought she would work on Adam's songs, she was astonished to hear that it was a LC al...
by Sophia
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Tribute concert in Athens, 21 September 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 957

Tribute concert in Athens, 21 September 2018

A tribute to Leonard Cohen in Athens by Nalyssa Green,Sugahspank! and Lou is, at Megaron (Concerts in the Garden),on the 84th anniversary of his birth.

http://www.megaron.gr/default.asp?pid=5&la=2&evID=4083

https://www.athensinsider.com/tribute-leonard-cohen/

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by Sophia
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New book in Greek: "Leonard Cohen In His Own Words"
Replies: 0
Views: 1160

New book in Greek: "Leonard Cohen In His Own Words"

LC new book.jpg A new book by Melani publisher, "Leonard Cohen In His Own Words", with interviews excerpts, translated by Evi Maragou. Publisher: Melani Language: Greek Translated by:Evi Maragou Prologue:Myrsini Gana Year: 2018 Pages: 192 Paperback ISBN:978-960-591-121-8 http://www.melanibooks.gr/s...
by Sophia
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LC poems and songs translated into Greek
Replies: 6
Views: 2366

Re: LC poems and songs translated into Greek

I recently discovered that the first publication of Leonard's poems translated in Greek was actually in 1971 by Andreas Angelakis (Kastaniotis publisher) : Aggelakis.jpg He translates poems from many countries including Canada choosing these Cohen poems:«Ο λόγος που γράφω» (The reason I write), «Ένα...
by Sophia
Sat Dec 10, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 48
Views: 35579

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

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"The books' journal" magazine
Greece
Issue:72
December 2016

http://booksjournal.gr/component/k2/ite ... F%CF%82-72

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by Sophia
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Re: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen

‘Here Lived & Loved Leonard Cohen’ – Hydra Hoteliers Pay Tribute Paying tribute to the man that “lived his best creative years on Hydra, the rocky island that he deeply loved and was inspired by”, the Hydra Hotels Association proposed that November 11 be marked every year on the Saronic isle in memo...
by Sophia
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: News
Topic: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Re: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Greek islanders pay homage to 'lovely Leonardos' Cohen Hydra (Greece) (AFP) - The islanders of Hydra in Greece Saturday paid their own respects to the man they knew as a good-natured neighbour, 'Leonardos' Cohen, the melancholy musician and poet who died this week at age 82. At the stone house that ...
by Sophia
Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra in Poetry
Replies: 7
Views: 4120

Re: Hydra in Poetry

Thanks, Roman :-) There are also Hydra references in Henry Moscovitch poetry: From New Poems (Mosaic Press, 1982) And you writing your Greek poems under a clear sky, the red earth beneath your feet. I am caught in Montreal struggling to get this out while it rains and rains. Where shall I go for cle...
by Sophia
Fri Jun 05, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra in Poetry
Replies: 7
Views: 4120

Re: Hydra in Poetry

Two poems about Hydra by Irving Layton: PARTY AT HYDRA For Marianne The white cormorants shaped like houses stare down at you. A Greek Chagal perched them there on the crooked terraces. The steep ascent is through a labyrinth of narrow streets Cobbled with huge stones that speak only Arvanitika. A s...
by Sophia
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Eat, Pay, Love Hydra
Replies: 18
Views: 7463

Re: Eat, Pay, Love Hydra

This is a crucial week indeed and that's how things are, Ken. Ready for everything now.

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by Sophia
Tue May 12, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Adam Cohen
Topic: Adam Cohen at Herodion Theatre in Athens (29/6/15)
Replies: 0
Views: 3526

Adam Cohen at Herodion Theatre in Athens (29/6/15)

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival announced the programme for this summer and Adam Cohen will perform at Herodium on 29 June with the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra, including also some Leonard Cohen songs:

http://greekfestival.gr/en/events/view/ ... cert--2015

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by Sophia
Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: News
Topic: Textile art inspired by LC lyrics
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Textile art inspired by LC lyrics

You can have a look on some of Lone Simone Simonsen's textile artwork, a Danish artist, inspired by LC's lyrics:

http://www.bkf.dk/lonesimone-simonsen

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by Sophia
Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: "Bird On The Wire" at Thessaloniki Concert Hall
Replies: 0
Views: 956

"Bird On The Wire" at Thessaloniki Concert Hall

A tribute to Leonard Cohen at Thessaloniki Concert Hall on 28 March by Semeli Tagara, Kostas Maginas and David Lynch including short films and video art by director Spyros Tsiftsis:

http://www.tch.gr/default.aspx?lang=el- ... cheid=1457

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by Sophia
Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Album: Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget on retail sites
Replies: 70
Views: 17560

Re: New Album: Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget on retail sites

Btw, not the first time that his name is connected with this definition of Grand Tour:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=29022&hilit

So, the Grand Tour may refer not only to his recent "adventure"? We'll see :-)

Sophia

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