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A play about loss: ‘Ligi Alitheia’ on show for the second time

Due to its overwhelming success, the Greek Community of Melbourne’s Creative Drama & Arts Group is putting on a second performance of their play Ligi Alitheia (Λίγη Αλήθεια). This time …

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‘The Usual Dagos’ comedians share what it means to grow up hilariously ethnic in Australia

Seven comedians from different backgrounds lay claim to the ‘wog’ culture in their own way. They take the stage of ‘The Usual Dagos’ and transport Aussie audiences back to their …

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Nia Vardalos hints at possibility of ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3’

It’s been 17 years since My Fat Greek Wedding first hit cinemas, and four years since the sequel was released. Now Nia Vardalos is hinting at the possibility of a …

Life

The olive tree: a timeless symbol of the Greek world

Over 250 people turned out for the theatre production staged by Zenon Greek Language School at South Oakleigh College on Friday, 22 November. The performance was part of the 2019 …

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New play ‘The Audition’ explores what it’s like to eternally be the ‘other’

Over the course of her time at Outer Urban Projects within her capacity as Artistic Director and Producer, Irine Vela has worked with a number of refugee communities and asylum …

Life

Love me Tinder: The legendary Effie takes on dating in the internet age

One of the funniest, most colourful shows Mary Coustas has put together is heading to Melbourne following huge success at the Sydney Comedy Festival this year. She brings back the …

Life

Greek girls in the spotlight

Poet Koraly Dimitriadis has teamed up with Melbourne-based, all-female Greek band Bandidas (Pascal Latra, Kitty San Pedro, Apollonia Xylouri) and DJ Randy Lipz XXX (Eleni Tzaros) for a special event …

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‘Sylvia’ casts focus on Ancient Greece in The Australian Ballet’s performance

Sylvia, an epic journey, combining the stories of Ancient Greek heroines premieres at the Australian Ballet on 31 August. The work brings together a highly anticipated collaboration between The Australian …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 15 August onward

VIC ‘BEYOND ATTICA: ART OF MAGNA GRAECIA’ On loan to the Hellenic Museum (280 William St, Melbourne) from the Koumantatakis family, ‘Beyond Attica: Art of Magna Graecia’ is an extraordinary collection of …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 8 August onward

VIC  OPEN JAM – GREEK FUSION BEATS This Friday 9 August OPEN JAM ‘Καφενειο‘ presents a journey from Crete to the urban streets of Melbourne at Bar Open (317 Brunswick St, …