Nikos Fotakis

Life

Antigone reimagined, through music and dance

To say that Antigone is one of the most enduring characters of fiction, her perennial relevance confirmed throughout the centuries, would be both an understatement and a pleonasm. After all, …

Life

The story of TV icon Adriana Xenides, narrated in musical form

Eight years after her death, not many people remember Adriana Xenides and fewer still see her as an icon. As for how many think of her as a bigger than …

News

Andrew Katos MP: ‘I’m influenced by my father’s experience and from going into small business’

The dates for Victoria’s State election were issued last week and the rival parties have already taken it to the road, selling their policies and trying to win over the …

Life

Think the harp is an angelic, heavenly instrument? Maria Christina Harper wants you to think again!

There is a scene in the 1970 Disney classic cartoon The Aristocats, in which said cats – Duchess and her three kittens – are led by the suave alleycat Thomas …

Dialogue

Conspiracy against logic

It comes as no surprise that the ratification of the Prespes agreement by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) parliament would not go down well – the deal has …

Life

Art as part of a resistance movement

“I thought I knew what viral was, but I was wrong,” John Mavroudis says, laughing. “I turned away from my Twitter and Facebook notifications for a day because I was …

Life

How Maria Mercedes’ career came full circle

By now, the TV audience is used to the aesthetics of the talent show and the arena conditions; the contestants hoping to see their star shine, the studio audience cheering …

Dialogue

Disgrace

Moria and Nauru. Two places, that couldn’t be further away from each other, and that could not be more similar. Two detention camps where desperate people go to experience life …

Dialogue

Celebrating the ‘failed’ FYROM name referendum? Not so fast!

If you want proof that the ‘name issue’ that has plagued relationships between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is a very complicated one, you should just …

Life

When science merges with art, a new kind of blue is born

On Thursday 30 August, 2018 a new colour was introduced to the world – a shade of blue that is believed to be the purest form of the colour. That …