CHICAGO,—Fans, friends and supporters of Thodos Dance Chicago, the contemporary dance company founded 21 years ago by Melissa Thodos, highly regarded in Chicago and internationally for its unique perform/create/educate mission, will kick up their heels at Thodos Dance Chicago's 21st Anniversary Gala 21 Club, Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center, Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
Tim Lymberopoulos, owner of Fooducopia www.fooducopia.com and Corner Store http://CornerStoreFood.com, wants you to think outside the box this holiday season. There are still those last minute gifts to be bought, so rather than heading to all the big box stores for your gift giving, Fooducopia has made it easy to find that unique gift for everyone on your list.
The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage. —Thucydides
On December 1, several European media outlets published an article under the headline “Greek migrant family stuck in The Terminal.” The headline grabbed my attention and I quickly thought, what airline caused the delay, where are they headed and what will they get in return for their inconvenience? Will they be bumped up to first class or simply given vouchers.
On Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Hellenic Cultural Center, 27-09 Crescent St., Astoria, NY, Greek classical concert pianist Maria Pikoula and violinist Christopher Coritsidis will perform a benefit concert for Saint Basil Academy for Children in Garrison, NY entitled "A MUSICAL CRUISE: From the Rhine to the Aegean Sea." The Greek Star recently sat down with Pikoula and Coritsidis for an inside look at these two musicians and their thoughts on music and helping those at Saint Basil Academy.
The Modern Greek Studies of the Modern Greek Studies of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Illinois 61801 is proud to announce the film "El Greco" to be shown on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB. 6:00 – 8:00pm Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB.
Greek123 is excited to announce the launch of its first new App of the MyFirstGreekBook series. The app was written by Papaloizos Publications and developed by educational software company CrystalClearSoft in Athens, Greece.
Last month the city of Chicago presented George Kyros (pictured at left) a sign designating a portion of East 63rd Street at Maryland Avenue.
Koraes Elementary School, affiliated with SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Palos Hills, IL recently took part in a Thanksgiving Day Feast.
NEW YORK—Save The Archives (SaveTheArchives.com) proudly announces the launch of the initiative to preserve the migration history of Greek immigrants through the digitization of entry archives. With the support from the Greek diaspora, Save The Archives is raising awareness and collecting donations to help the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Athens to facilitate the digitization process.
On Sunday, November 18, Hellenic Link–Midwest presents professor Antony Avgoustakis, in a lecture titled “Women in the Ancient World, Athens and Rome”. The event will take place at 3 pm at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 10249 West Irving Park Road at Schiller Park. Admission is free for HLM members and $5 for non-members.