The New National Hellenic Museum Officially Open

Today, Chicago's new National Hellenic Museum, the first of its kind in the United States, officially opened to the public. The stunning 40,000 square foot facility was unveiled on December 8 with a special[...]

Greek Ancient Artists Used Palace Floors as Creative Canvas

The floors of ancient Greek palaces dating back to the Bronze age, were made of plaster that was engraved and painted with colorful patterns...

Lisa Zane to Perform at Katerina’s

Actress/singer/poet Lisa Zane will perform on October 9 at Katerina’s in Chicago. The cozy club is best known to local Greeks as Chicago’s Elliniko...

Byzantine Artwork Exhibit Travels to Chicago

The opening of the “Heaven and Earth, Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections” exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago took place on Saturday,...

Greek Alphabet Celebrated at Metropolis of Chicago

One week of events were organized for the 29th year in the Metropolis of Chicago, celebrating the Greek alphabet, Language, Education, Culture and Press. The...

Horta Picker Taris Faces Court

John Taris, a 75-year-old retired tailor will face a court on July 9 in Chicago on charges of picking dandelions to eat, which is...

Ancient Greek Myth Moves to the High Wire

The creators of "Hephaestus: A Greek Mythology Circus" took the myth of Hephaestus and translated it into a one-ring circus, including premier acts from aerialists to hoopers. The show is playing in Chicago through June 6.

Ariana Savalas Performs Live to Kick Off Greek Film Festival in Chicago

Recording artist, Ariana Savalas, daughter of late, Hollywood acting legend Telly Savalas will be one of the special guests appearing at the Vertigo Sky...

Dandelions for Dinner: New Book Chronicles Story of Family’s Survival of World War II...

What happens to a family already on the brink of disaster when the world around it crumbles? Who survives when the strong and powerful...

Chicago Area Greek Kids Perform in Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

This year’s production of the Joffrey Ballet’s The Nutcracker includes two Greek-American dancers from the Chicago area. Austin Smith, 9, son of Dion and Kathy...

Chicago Greek Parade Organization Probed by State Attorneys

Angie Verros, current volunteer treasurer of the Federation of Hellenic American Organization of Illinois Enosis, approached the Attorney General's Office after discovering that money...

An Illuminating Insight into Inventor, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Chris P. Tomaras

Chris P. Tomaras is without a doubt a 'Renaissance Man'. In fact, the Greek term, 'Polymathes', (having learned much) sums up this remarkable person...

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