Of all the many cultural institutions Greeks brought with them to North America none will be longer lasting than the Eastern Orthodox Church.
For some reason, we are now facing a virtual herd of Greek and Greek-American crimefighters and they they are appearing in print all around us.
Between 1896 and 1942, at least 2,000 individual commercial recordings of Greek music were produced in the United States.
The history of Greeks in the United States can be found anywhere – all one has to do is look. Popular culture offers many unexpected insights.
Rose Cemetery, also known as Rose Hill Cemetery, is located in Tarpon Springs, Florida, just east of Cycadia Cemetery, but has fallen into disrepair
A historian once asked, “If it weren’t for Homer, who would know about Odysseus, Achilles and Agamemnon?” As I read through a recent issue of […]
Greeks in America always have asked themselves how they can pass their Hellenic identity to the next generation. Quite often, it seems the end of […]
The spring of 1948 marks one of the most significant moments, in the history of Greek music in North America, with the beginning of long-playing records.
Greeks, in times of crisis and prosperity alike, like to gather around a table to eat, drink, and talk, in cozy indoor spaces in the […]
For some unknown reason Sophocles Papas, among modern Greeks, is one of the most overlooked of all Greek master musicians to settle on American shores. […]