Chris Spheeris “LEFKES” Music with Spoken Word

LEFKES is a village in the central area of the Cycladic island of Paros. It is a town i visited over years and as a ritual, always sat at the central square to have an afternoon coffee. Several years ago i went there only to find the town rather deserted and the cafe closed. The new generation of inhabitants had left for work and a more dynamic lifestyle and the older generation was dying off. It is there that i met Nikola who for numerous reasons was running out of people to talk to and places to go. He was alone, warm, friendly, and served as a poignant metaphor for what i described above.