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...

When Americans Walk the Streets of Athens…

When Americans arrive in Athens, there are a variety of typical reactions. My, what tiny cars you have! No toilet paper in the toilets-...

Popular Unity: Not Popular Enough to Take a Seat in Greek Parliament

The word Popular by definition means liked or admired by many people or by a particular person or group, however this was not the case...

Mentality of Pallikaria and its Role in the Economic Crisis

My favorite Greek word is pallikari. I grew up like every other Greek-American, impressing everyone at my lunch table as I would call my...

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...

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...

Ancient Greek Robotic Technologies on Display

On the first floor of the Herakleidon Museum Annex on Apostolou Pavlou Street in central Athens there is an automatic maid that looks like it...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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....

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