Apokreatiko Glendi 2014. Sponsored by the Athenians' Society of New York, together with Hellenic Medical Society of New York and the Ionian Cultural Federation. To feature sumptuous banquet buffet by Anna of Stamatis Restaurant, as well as wine, hors d'oeuvres, and dessert. Music and entertainment by Apollo Orchestra. Click here to view and download release. Omonia Kritiko Spiti in Astoria, NY. 7:30pm. 22 February 2014.
First Annual Boston Byzantine Music Festival, sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Arts & Culture at Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Byzantine choir concerts and lectures from distinguished scholars and vocalists from Greece and the U.S. Concerts at Maliotis Cultural Center, Brookline. View and download press release for more details 24-25 February 2014.
108th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of New England, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH. Click here to view and download schedule of paper (187 KB pdf)--7-8 March 2014
Documentary Film "Lefkara Lace Embrodery," produced by CYPRECO, part Of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Element Collection. Sponsored by AKTINA FM and TV and made possible in part by Arch Capital Group (U.S), the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cyprus Federation of America, under the auspices of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater NY. Click here to view press release. Stathakion Center, Astoria. 8pm. Friday, 7 March 2014.
Gallery Talk at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston: "Beware the Ides of March," by Christopher Gilbert on the later republic of Rome and the life--and afterlife--of Julius Caesar. Free with admission to museum. Sharf Visitor Center. 2-3pm. 30 March 2014.
23rd Annual Hermes Expo. Premier venue for Greek trade. Info at http://www.hermesexpo.com/images/stories/interactive.pdf. 3-6 April 2014.
Ahepans & Daughters of Penelope "Yankee" District 7 to Host "A Night at the Races" Mountain Laurel Derby. Event to include "Buy a Horse," Ladies Derby Hat Contest, food stations and cash bar. Proceeds to benefit Ahepa family philanthropic activities.Hotel accommodations are at the Hampton Inn 203-753-7777 Waterbury CT room rate $109 pp dbl which includes breakfast for any out of town guests. Click here to view and download event flyer and "Buy a Horse" form (PDF 456K). Holy Trinity Banquet Hall, Waterbury, CT. 6:30pm. 26 April 2014.
37th World Congress on Dance Research. Organized by Athens and Piraeus Sections of International Dance Council, which is recognized by UNESCO, and the Dora Stratou Dance Theater. The Congress falls under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture, the Greek National UNESCO Commission, and the [Office of the] Mayor of Athens. The World Congress is the largest gathering of dance specialists in the world and is intended primarily for professionals. The program includes a rigorous schedule of scholarly papers, trade fair, professional networking, lectures, classes, performances, video projections, and exhibitions. For more information, visit the Congress website http://cid-portal.org/cdr/athens2014 or view press release. Athens, Greece. 2-6 July 2014.
Annual Summer Institute for CANE (Classical Association of New England): "On the Shoulders of Giants and their Modern Emulators," Brown University, Providence, RI. Visit website http://caneweb.org/CANEwp/?page_id=165 for more info.14-19 July 2014.