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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In commemoration of the grim 100th anniversary of the Smyrna Catastrophe, the Modern Greek Studies Program, the Department of Classics at Rutgers University, and the Elytis Chair Fund present a free screening of Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City 1900-1922, written and directed by Maria Iliou and with historical consultant Professor Alexander Kitroeff on Friday, December 9, 8 PM, at Center Hall at the Busch Student Center, Rutgers University, 604 Bartholomew Road in Piscataway.

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HOLMDEL, NJ – Kick off the holiday season with the Hellenic Dancers of NJ (HDNJ) at a free Intro to Greek Dance Workshop on Sunday, December 4, 4-5 PM at Kimisis Tis Theotokou Church, 20 Hillcrest Road in Holmdel, NJ.

HOLMDEL, NJ – Kick off the holiday season with the Hellenic Dancers of NJ (HDNJ) at a free Intro to Greek Dance Workshop on Sunday, December 4, 4-5 PM at Kimisis Tis Theotokou Church, 20 Hillcrest Road in Holmdel, NJ.
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ASTORIA – The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) presents the award-winning drama .

ASTORIA – The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) presents the award-winning drama .
Community,

NEW YORK – Greece in USA launched the new cultural venue ‘The Opening Gallery’ in Tribeca (42 Walker Street) that hosted a concert by composer and bassist Petros Klampanis on November 7.

NEW YORK – Greece in USA launched the new cultural venue ‘The Opening Gallery’ in Tribeca (42 Walker Street) that hosted a concert by composer and bassist Petros Klampanis on November 7.

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Lecture on Six Cycladic Objects at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Nov. 18

NEW YORK – The Annual Cycladic Lecture— Six Cycladic Objects: Movement, Representation and Identity in the Third Millennium BCE, will be presented by Michael J.

NEW YORK – The Annual Cycladic Lecture— Six Cycladic Objects: Movement, Representation and Identity in the Third Millennium BCE, will be presented by Michael J.
Community,

Greek Dancing Every Saturday at the Greek Cultural Center in Astoria

ASTORIA – The Greek Cultural Center (GCC) is starting Greek dance classes, every Saturday, 11 AM-12 noon at the GCC, 26-80 30th Street in Astoria.

ASTORIA – The Greek Cultural Center (GCC) is starting Greek dance classes, every Saturday, 11 AM-12 noon at the GCC, 26-80 30th Street in Astoria.
Community,

StaEllinika Launches Greek Language Learning Tools for Spanish and Portuguese Speakers

ATHENS - StaEllinika, an initiative for young Greek language learners by Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is expanding its offerings to reach new audiences around the world, including in South America.

ATHENS - StaEllinika, an initiative for young Greek language learners by Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is expanding its offerings to reach new audiences around the world, including in South America.
Community,

James Chimbidis Cultural Bearer

One sure sign of old age is hearing about a person's death long after it happened.

One sure sign of old age is hearing about a person's death long after it happened.
Community,

Alkinoos Ioannidis: Meeting the American Public Is a Celebration

ATHENS – The talented Greek-Cypriot singer-songwriter Alkinoos Ioannidis spoke with The National Herald ahead of his upcoming concerts in Atlanta, Boston, and New York (October 21, 28 and November 4, respectively), as well as the three lectures he is expected to give at major universities in the United States.

ATHENS – The talented Greek-Cypriot singer-songwriter Alkinoos Ioannidis spoke with The National Herald ahead of his upcoming concerts in Atlanta, Boston, and New York (October 21, 28 and November 4, respectively), as well as the three lectures he is expected to give at major universities in the United States.
Community,

Exhibition Honors Artist Theodoros Stamos on Centennial of His Birth

LEFKADA – The Hellenic Diaspora Foundation with the Lefkada Municipality Cultural Center organized an exhibition in Lefkada on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Greek-American artist Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997).

LEFKADA – The Hellenic Diaspora Foundation with the Lefkada Municipality Cultural Center organized an exhibition in Lefkada on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Greek-American artist Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997).
Community,

Don’t Miss the HFS NY Greek Film Expo in Astoria and Brooklyn This Weekend

NEW YORK – After a successful run at the Village East Theater in Manhattan September 29-October 2 and at the Pelham Picture House in Westchester October 5-6 with encore presentations of two of the most popular films of the past year: King Otto and Tailor, the Hellenic Film Society USA’s New York Greek Film Expo continues with screenings this weekend, Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9, at the Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Avenue at 37th Street in Astoria, and at the Alpine Cinemas, 6817 Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

NEW YORK – After a successful run at the Village East Theater in Manhattan September 29-October 2 and at the Pelham Picture House in Westchester October 5-6 with encore presentations of two of the most popular films of the past year: King Otto and Tailor, the Hellenic Film Society USA’s New York Greek Film Expo continues with screenings this weekend, Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9, at the Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Avenue at 37th Street in Astoria, and at the Alpine Cinemas, 6817 Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

A Moving Tribute Concert to Mikis Theodorakis at Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK – The iconic Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis passed away September 2, 2021 and since that time, tributes in honor of his memory and his music have been held in Greece and the U.

NEW YORK – The iconic Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis passed away September 2, 2021 and since that time, tributes in honor of his memory and his music have been held in Greece and the U.

ASCSA Gennadius Library Annual Lecture Series Thalia Potamianos, Nov. 10

ATHENS – The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) Gennadius Library Annual Lecture Series Thalia Potamianos continues for 2022-2023 on Thursday, November 10, 7 PM Greece/12 PM U.

ATHENS – The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) Gennadius Library Annual Lecture Series Thalia Potamianos continues for 2022-2023 on Thursday, November 10, 7 PM Greece/12 PM U.

MGSF Donates $1M for Nikos Kazantzakis Visiting Scholar Program at UC Berkeley

BERKELEY, CA – The Modern Greek and Hellenic Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley, and The Modern Greek Studies Foundation jointly announced the establishment of the Nikos Kazantzakis Visiting Scholar Program.

BERKELEY, CA – The Modern Greek and Hellenic Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley, and The Modern Greek Studies Foundation jointly announced the establishment of the Nikos Kazantzakis Visiting Scholar Program.

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