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Open lecture: the roots of rebetika

Rebetika is experiencing a resurgence. To help us understand the roots of the genre, Dr Demeter Tsounis will present an open lecture at the Greek Centre as part of the …

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How Greek theatre is reducing the stigma surrounding disability

“The word ‘theatre’ comes from the Greeks; it means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.” Legendary acting …

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Xenia throwing a Greek vegan & vegetarian food feast every Tuesday and Wednesday night

Xenia is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, the generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from home and/or associates of the person bestowing guest-friendship. On that basis, …

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Dimitra Koriozos’ fashion and photographic narratives

Looking back, Dimitra Koriozos says there was an obvious interest in photography from a young age, with vivid memories of trawling fashion editorials; images that would stay with her for …

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Greek community theatre brings a new perspective to audiences

The Greek community’s Creative Drama & Arts group breathed new life into South Oakleigh Secondary College’s Strachan Theatre on Thursday night, with an impressive performance of Perspective. Hundreds turned out …

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Niko Koulousias: the Greek chef cooking at Harry and Meghan’s wedding

Talented and distinguished Greek chef Niko Koulousias is officially one of the 24 selected chefs enlisted to prepare the menu for the royal wedding reception of Prince Harry and American …

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‘Café dreaming: Greek Café & Milk Bar Style’ exhibition opens

Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski are continuing on their mission to preserve the legacy of the Greek cafés and milk bars of Australia with a new exhibition. As part of …

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Eric Metaxas’ on his biography of Martin Luther, the controversial man who took on the Catholic Church and transformed society

Eric Metaxas author of Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World greets me over the phone; “Yiasou Patritha”, (health to your homeland), Greeks carry ‘homeland’ on …

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Stacey Korfiatis in the top 30 of the Bluethumb Art Prize

The Bluethumb Art Prize is our annual award that aims to raise the profile of Australian artists by supporting, recognising and celebrating their incredible talent and diversity. With double the prize …

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Tightrope walking

Ακροβασία, renderable in English as “tightrope walking,” literally signifies walking on tiptoes. In his recently released poetry collection of the same name, poet Dimitris Troaditis takes the reader upon a …