On Loving a Turk… and our Hypothetical Inter-cultural Child

A Greek-American tells her story of finding love in translation and choosing not to take sides in a Greek-Turkish relationship. By Vera Karamanlidis For the past...

Giakoumis’ Balkan Wars Lecture at N.Y. Church

“What did Greek-Americans do for Greece during the 1912 Balkan Wars?” asked Peter S. Giakoumis, keynote speaker at the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Community of...

Exhibit at National Geographic Museum Celebrates 5,000 Years of Greek Culture [video]

The National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC has an amazing exhibit called The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. The exhibit is packed with artifacts ranging from...

Momentous Foo Fighters’ Acropolis Concert to Air on PBS (video)

It was one of the most successful rock'n'roll concerts held in Athens in recent years. On July 10, iconic American rock band the Foo...

Alexis Tsipras Is First Greek PM to Visit National Hellenic Museum in Chicago

Alexis Tsipras became the first Greek Prime Minister to visit the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago on October 15th. The Greek PM, during his official...

Virginia Museum Features Ancient Athenian Artisans

Athenian Potters and Painters: Greek Vases from Virginia Collections is being exhibited at The Muscarelle Museum of Art through Sept. 30, 2012, featuring vases on...

Modern-Day Oedipus Play Opens Off-Broadway

Sam Shepard’s “A Particle of Dread: Oedipus Variation” opened this weekend off-Broadway. Shepard has adapted the Greek tragedy of Oedipus in a modern-day tale,...

Workshop in NYC Discusses Importance of the Greek Language

Three Greek language organizations hosted an informative Greek language workshop on Saturday evening, April 8th in the conference room of the Jay Suites, 6th...
Marathon Reading of The Iliad

Homerathons: Marathon Readings of Homer’s Poems

The renowned epic poems of Homer -- the Iliad and the Odyssey -- have been extremely appreciated in foreign universities and especially in the...

Greek-American Filmmaker Screens Documentary at Boston University

"In the ancient Greek myths, when a baby is born, the three fates pay him a visit. They've come to hand him its own...

Babis Brings Greek Food to Alaska

In one of the coldest cities in Alaska, where the winter temperature can reach up to -45 degrees Celsius, one Greek immigrant has created...

Queens College Keeps Greek Archive

Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) under the initiative of Nikos Alexiou, Oral History Project Director and Queens College sociology...

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