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Antipodean Palette 2019: Meet the artists

The Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) kicked off its 9th Annual Antipodean Palette Art Event yesterday at Steps Gallery featuring both established and emerging artists in an exhibition that aims …

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Demetri Martin: ‘My sense of humour is from Greek School and as an Altar boy’

After waiting eight long years, Australian Demetri Martin fans will be able to see the Greek-American comedian perform his unique brand of surreal comedy when he tours the country early …

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Greek Writers Festival debuts at the Greek Centre with Diasporic Dialogues

The Greek Writers Festival makes its debut at the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture from 31 May to 8 June with an impressive line-up of writers and events, including panels, …

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A new museum for the new Colossus

“Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,” begins Emma Lazarus’ well-known poem affixed to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. That Greek giant, the Colossus of Rhodes, was …

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Greek Australian Cultural League to host bilingual poetry afternoon

The Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is hosting a bilingual poetry afternoon this weekend in Melbourne. Taking place at Step Gallery in Carlton, the event’s theme is ‘Mining Experiences, Excavating …

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Scott Morrison claims victory in surprise election swing; Labor concedes defeat

Australia’s Coalition appears to have secured a shock election win on Saturday, defying expectations of a Labor victory. A powerful swing in key parts of the country put Prime Minister …

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Dimitris Basis: ‘Concert with Newtown school is a career highlight’

Stuttgart-born Greek singer Dimitris Basis and the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts Orchestra  collaborated in an historic concert, titled ‘Byzantium to Zorba’, on Wednesday in the framework of …

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Greek Writers’ Festival program provides a smorgasbord of offerings

The Greek-Australian community is no longer an island. It needs to open up and be a vital, relevant part of the broader cultural, political and literary dialogue. And there will …

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The Greek Australian Cultural League has your arts cravings covered

This year, Melbourne’s Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) celebrates its 50th anniversary while it prepares its annual buffet of art and literature degustation. The non-profit organisation is continuing to tirelessly …

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Brisbane Paniyiri, a history of growth and expansion

Brisbane Paniyiri will take place again this year. The event is a success story that began in 1976 when a group of passionate Greek Australians got together to share their …