Istanbul Greeks Radio Station Goes Worldwide

The Greek community in Istanbul has taken its voice around the world through an online radio station called The Sound of Istanbul, which debuted...

‘Apology of Socrates’ to be Presented at Acropolis

One of the most important scripts of ancient Greece, "The Apology of Socrates," will be revived in its natural scenery, under the sacred rock...

Red Hot Chili Peppers to Perform in Athens for the First Time

It has almost become an urban legend in Greece, but finally, after many years of rumors and talks, famous LA rock band Red Hot...

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles

"Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon," the opera's world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera...

Benaki Museum of Athens to Host Sean Scully’s ‘Doric Order’

Internationally acclaimed Irish-American artist Sean Scully will be presenting his work for the first time to the Greek audience from May 8-July 14, 2012....

The Museum of Cycladic Art Presents New Work from Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis will be exhibiting his new and site specific work at the Stathatos Mansion of the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens from...

Repower Greece: The New Game Plan

My laptop always freezes when I need it most. When Firefox has at least ten tabs open, when Facebook chat has four heated conversations...

A Comforting Winter in Greece Amidst The Crisis

When home for the holidays, I initially welcome the onset of New York’s holiday season, but as it progresses, I find myself packing my...

The Parthenon’s Ever-Changing Veneer

The ruins of the Parthenon crown the modern city of Athens with a hazy ambiguity. To the world outside of Athens, the stunning monument...

The Bone I’d Like to Pick with Greece: Where Have All the Dances Gone?

Every college campus has its local hang-out place. Aside from the fact that this place probably offers the cheapest food around, it is also...

The Other Side of Athens

To most who arrive in Athens, the city resembles something between a complex of industrial factories, and the dodgy areas of Detroit. Smokestacks shooting...

Is the Economic Crisis Partially Rooted in “Philotimo”?

Look up the Greek word philotimo and you will find one of the longest entries in your dictionary. Ask a Greek what he means...

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