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Teatro Grattacielo & Cultural Conference Center of Crete Co-Produced Idomeneo

Teatro Grattacielo & Cultural Conference Center of Crete Co-Produced Idomeneo

HERAKLION – The opera Idomeneo, re di Creta (King of Crete) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, considered one of the greatest operas of all time, was presented in Heraklion, Crete, November 24-26, a co-production of Teatro Grattacielo of New York and the Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion.
The Wedding of Nikolaos Tzortzis and Paula Phillips

The Wedding of Nikolaos Tzortzis and Paula Phillips

NEW YORK – The wedding of Nikolaos Tzortzis and Paula Phillips took place on November 28 in the presence of family and friends at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Whitestone with Fr.
Maria Antokas’ Debut Novel Sweet Millions

Maria Antokas’ Debut Novel Sweet Millions

Writing a novel is not for the faint of heart.
Dan Georgakas, Author, Activist and TNH Contributor Has Died, 83

Dan Georgakas, Author, Activist and TNH Contributor Has Died, 83

NEW YORK – Greek-American Dan Georgakas, author, poet, historian, editor, professor, film scholar, activist, and longtime contributor to The National Herald passed away on November 23.
DOP Evryklea Manhattan Chapter Hosts “Sip & Shop” Event in Soho (Audio)

DOP Evryklea Manhattan Chapter Hosts “Sip & Shop” Event in Soho (Audio)

NEW YORK – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP) Evryklea Manhattan Chapter #36 hosted a Sip & Shop event for an exclusive fall collection preview and shopping experience with Sofia Karvela, co-founder and creative director of Wknd Nation, and Elsa Jonsson of Joel Handmade Jewelry, at the Wknd Nation store in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood on November 21.
Sweet Treats to Enjoy during the Holiday Season

Sweet Treats to Enjoy during the Holiday Season

Greek ingredients help boost the flavor in the following recipes for sweet treats this holiday season.
Chef Peter Minaki Discusses ‘The 400-Calorie Mediterranean Diet Cookbook’

Chef Peter Minaki Discusses ‘The 400-Calorie Mediterranean Diet Cookbook’

NEW YORK – Greek-Canadian chef and cookbook author Peter Minaki spoke to The National Herald about The 400-Calorie Mediterranean Diet Cookbook which includes 100 recipes, all 400 calories or less, offering amazing flavors and the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet for anyone looking to effectively manage their weight.
Recipes to Enjoy by Elena Paravantes, RDN, from Her New Cookbook

Recipes to Enjoy by Elena Paravantes, RDN, from Her New Cookbook

NEW YORK – Elena Paravantes, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, shared three recipes from her new book The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Beginners, published by DK/Penguin Random House.
Digger, Greece’s Submission for Oscar Consideration, Impresses at MoMI

Digger, Greece’s Submission for Oscar Consideration, Impresses at MoMI

ASTORIA – Digger, the award-winning film Greece is submitting for Oscar consideration as Best International Feature was screened at the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria on November 14.
Amalia Gouvitsas Balch Shares Her Story in Lost Child of Greece

Amalia Gouvitsas Balch Shares Her Story in Lost Child of Greece

In the aftermath of World War II and the Civil War, Greece was struggling through one of the most challenging periods in its history.