News

«Archaeologists unearth ancient statues in Atalanti region»

Four ancient Greek statues of young males – known as Kouroi – have been found in a field in the central Greece town of Atalanti, the culture ministry announced last week.

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The AC Newsletter – September/October 2018

Read about our recent news and activities!

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New modern Greek language courses!

Register for our modern Greek language courses for November & December!

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The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

Greek and Roman statues were often painted, but assumptions about race and aesthetics have suppressed this truth. Now scholars are making a color correction.
Article By Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker

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«Instant Composing» – a music event at the Athens Centre

The composer and multi-instrumentalist Tilemachos Moussas meets visual artist Lefteris Zimianitis for an unexpected improvised audiovisual performance.
At the Athens Centre on Wednesday, October 31st, at 7pm

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Shipwreck found in Black Sea is ‘world’s oldest intact’

A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found lying on its side off the Bulgarian coast. An article from BBC.com

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Stories from Greek Libraries, Refugees and Other Communities

Stories from Greek Libraries, Refugees and Other Communities: A Work in Progress, by ROBERT DAWSON
Wednesday, October 24, 7.00 pm

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Santorini Excavation Brings to Light Impressive New Findings

The Minoan Bronze Age site of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini has produced new marble and clay finds including a 3,600-year-old marble figurine of a woman, the Greek culture ministry announced last week.

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Meet Market

Their statement: The Meet Market exists because of a surplus of impressive ideas, initiatives and efforts that are all around us. Essentially, what we strive to do is celebrate this abundance of entrepreneurship, and reinforce the idea that we can sustain ourselves through alternative, independent pursuits.
On October 20 & October 21

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«Greece’s First Vegan Souvlaki Spot»

An article by Culinary Backstreet Athens!

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