Arts & Literature

Arts & Literature

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Dawn of Grecian Stereotypes in Early Cinema

By Steve Frangos It is hard, from this historical distance, to decipher exactly what the average American first saw when attending the newly developed entertainment, the motion picture. Complicating our understanding even further for those...
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Peter Douskalis Talks to TNH about the Sounds of Cyprus

NEW YORK – Musician/educator Peter Douskalis spoke with The National Herald about the upcoming Sounds of Cyprus, an evening of Cypriot music and culture, at Ovelia, 34-01 30th Avenue in Astoria, on March 9...
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Theodore Tsavalas: America’s First Greek Orthodox Iconographer

By Penelope Eleni (Gaitanis) Katsaras* Of all my family old timers, I wish I knew my Great Grand Uncle Theodore Tsavalas the most. My mother, Elaine Gaitanis, who was Uncle Theodore’s great niece, describes him...
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Dreaming of Valentine’s Day

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos Valentine’s Day, being not far off, the guys in Dixon’s were discussing just that subject as they awaited Yiannis’ attendance. George reminded them that last year Yiannis had deliberately played sick...
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Greek-American Oscar Nominee Mary Zophres on La La Land

LOS ANGELES – Greek-American costume designer Mary Zophres is nominated for her work in the film La La Land, the love story and homage to Hollywood and classic movie musicals, written and directed by...
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Dr. A. Papadimitriou, President of Onassis Foundation, at the Leadership 100 Conference

MANAPALAN, FL – Dr. Anthony Papadimitriou, President of the Onassis Foundation, spoke at the 26th Congress of Leadership 100 held at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, FL. The focus of...
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The Ongoing Influence and Mystery of Aris San

By Steve Frangos, Aristides Saisanas offers us a fine example of how the history of Greek music since 1880, while widely described in the world’s popular press, sees little serious study. The chronological history of...
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Author Gus Constantine Talks to TNH about Writing, Upcoming Projects

By Eleni Sakellis - Author Gus Constantine recently released his second novel, a sequel to his debut Escaping Cyprus, following the characters through their continuing trials and tribulations. Escaping Cyprus II The Final Chapter begins...
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Orthodox Presence at Carnegie Hall

By Fotios Kaliampakos This year, Carnegie Hall is organizing a large festival on the arts legacy of the “Serenissima,” the sea empire of Venice that lasted almost a thousand years. Venice was a unique historical...
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Loukoumi on Broadway with Elena Kampouris Raises Funds for Charity

NEW YORK – Over 60 guests joined The Loukoumi Make A Difference Foundation on January 6 to see Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) by Christopher Hampton, starring Liev Schreiber, Janet McTeer, and Elena Kampouris in...