Inventor of the efficient market hypothesis wins inaugural Onassis Prize Professor Eugene Fama honoured for his lifetime contribution to finance academia Professor Eugene Fama from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business is the first winner of the inaugural Onassis Prize in recognition of his work in finance academia. Professor Fama is recognized as […]
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The Gabby Awards is excited to announce that internationally acclaimed platinum selling Greek singer Glykeria. Known as “The Voice of Greece,” together with Kostas Karafotis and their complete orchestra, will be coming direct from Greece to perform an unforgettable program at the Gabby Awards after-party that will be remembered for a long time as the […]
The group Maeandros was created in 2006 by musician and songwriter Mavrothis Kontanis to fill two needs: to show traditional folk and classical music representations of Greek and Near Eastern Music as well as more modern, broadly influenced sounds and lyrics. These pieces are not simply trying to translate poetry or writing styles from one […]
Come join Hellenic Professional Society of Illinois and meet professionals from many backgrounds. Members of HPSI from the 2008-09 member year and current college students will enjoy FREE entry!!! Event Format: (1) Pizza, Wine and Networking (2) Professional Personality Profile (3) mini-workshops on you can leverage your personality for success in FOUR different areas of […]
Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias raises 1.1 million in 28 short days since the creation of his “Exploratory Committee” to look into a possible run for Senate in 2010.
Thursday, June 4, 7:30 pm Tickets $25, MCA members $20 Buy Tickets Online or call the MCA Box Office, 312.397.4010 World-renowned percussionist and conductor Steve Schick joins the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) for a ground-breaking collaborative performance of the music of Iannis Xenakis. An architect, composer, philosopher, mathematician, and political dissident, Xenakis was one of […]
THURSDAY, APRIL 30th – Cocktail Party at NV Penthouse Lounge 116 W. Hubbard, Chicgao IL 8pm -11:30pm $25 donation for appetizers, music, dancing, and fun! – 21+
“Crossing the Line: the Movement for a United Cyprus.” This ongoing exhibition begins March 26, 2009 The Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 left the island physically and emotionally divided, with refugees from both sides unable to return to their homes across the Green Line. In response to this division, a grass roots movement called […]
May 7 vs. Detroit- 7:11 PM Greek Heritage Night Join the White Sox for a night of music and dance as we celebrate Greek Heritage! Specially priced tickets are available by calling the White Sox Sales Department at 312-674-1000. Faith and Fellowship The White Sox are offering all churches, parishes, and faith based companies the […]
Celebrating two decades of Greek music, song and dance The Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society celebrates its 20th year anniversary this spring
The highly anticipated Gabby Awards take place in Chicago on June 19, 2009!!
After ten years of hard work and five albums, and thanks to her amazing voice and appearance and her superb live performances, Despina Vandi is undoubtedly an artist with “star quality”. Her work with Phoebus is considered groundbreaking in Greece and their collaborations will continue to set new trends for years to come. Still in […]