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ONLINE – Health and Religion, a series of online courses organized by the Prolepsis Institute in collaboration with the Hellenic Society of Medical Students of Greece and under the auspices of the Athens Medical School, began on November 4 and will continue until June 30. are supervised and coordinated by Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Lecturer in Surgery at Harvard Medical School Dimitrios Linos. Professors of medicine and other schools and universities, including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Yale, Duke, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, as well as well-known Greek physicians, theologians and writers attend. Lectures include Islam, Muslim Health and Healthcare with Aasim Padela on Thursday, March 10; and Postgraduate Programs in Bioethics with Athanasios Papageorgakis on Thursday, March 17. More information, including the detailed schedule of presentations and speakers, is available online: www.healthandreligion.gr. All courses are also available on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3AZgQpL. The Church of Greece Radio Station and the National Herald are the course communication sponsors.

MARCH 3-20

NEW YORK – Onassis, The Play, a new theatrical production about the life of “great tycoon” Aristotle Onassis, runs from March 3-20 off Broadway at the American Theater of Actors, 314 West 54th Street in Manhattan. The one-man show, directed by Dikran Tulaine, will be performed by talented actor Anthony Skordi who also wrote the play. Tickets are available by phone: 212-581-3044 and on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3GS4DEA.


NEW YORK – Voltitsa, Find Your Muse at the Met with The Akia Shop and Yia Mas on Saturday, March 5 at noon in the Greek and Roman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. Maria Constantinides (The Akia Shop) and Kristina Headrick (Yia Mas) will be your hosts for the day, guiding you to several shortlisted artworks for discussion and facilitating your time to freely sketch and/or journal afterwards. Then, walk together to Serafina for a group lunch, where Kristina will lead a short meditative intention setting and participants will have a group discussion and lunch. The Voltitsa is meant to be equally guided and free participants can find the rhythm that inspires them. Register before March 3, details available online: https://bit.ly/33QrYJt.


ORANGE, CT – A Taste of Greece event at St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road in Orange. Enjoy authentic home-cooked meals including souvlaki, spanakopita, baklava, and more, for pre-order, pre-pay, and pickup. Opening hours: Saturday March 5 from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday March 6 from noon to 5 p.m. Pre-order online: www.odysseyexpress.org. More information available by phone: 203-795-1347


LEVITTOWN, NY – K2 Entertainment Presents: Greek Squad & Friends Comedy on Saturday, March 12, 7:30-10:00 PM EST at Governor’s Levittown, 90 Division Avenue in Levittown, featuring New York’s Funny Man Greg Kritikos and Carie Karavas. Proof of vaccination will be required. Individual comedian appearances are subject to change without notice. Tickets $20, available on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3BRVfA1.


NEW YORK – Special “An Evening with Onassis” charity performance on Tuesday, March 15 at 8:00 p.m. at the American Theater of Actors, 314 West 54th Street in Manhattan. All proceeds from tickets that night will go (50/50) to the Greek Division of Ronald McDonald House which provides support services to families in Greece and Cyprus, as well as Greek-Americans staying in New York while battling cancer; and the Hellenic American Project (HAP) at Queens College, a nonprofit program that documents the Hellenic American presence in the United States from the first wave of mass immigration in 1900 to the present day and operates as a research center , archival, Greek-American Library, museum and event space. This event is hosted by actor Anthony Skordi with his production team, and EMBCA in association with AHEPA, as well as AHEPA Delphi Chapter #25 and Hermes Chapter #186. Admission is $100, seating is limited. Tickets available on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3pgYhsw.


NEW YORK – The Cultural Division of the Pancyprian Association, Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m., presents Onassis the Play with actor Anthony Skordi and production manager Alexandros Ammohostianos, at the American Theater of Actors, 314 West 54th Street in Manhattan. The theater capacity is only 120 seats due to COVID restrictions, so reserve your tickets as soon as possible. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to help women victims of domestic violence. More information and tickets available by phone: 917-635-8867.

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