- Street vendors in New York have been hit hard by the pandemic, but they are shut out of aid extended to other small businesses. Meanwhile, food insecurity in the city has sharply increased.
- “It is better to die with honor than live in shame.” Madama Butterfly’s words may make for terrible advice, but they make for great opera. Puccini’s immensely popular work, featuring a star-studded cast, will open the new season of the Greek National Opera (GNO) in early October.
- On Thursday, July 30, the Special Advisory Committee for the SNF Heath Initiative convened for the twentieth Assembly between representatives of the Greek state, Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) staff, and other stakeholders.
- Upcoming events from Theater of War Productions, a group known for facilitating honest conversations on difficult subjects, will use plays by Sophocles as the starting point for virtual discussions on timely topics: frontline health work in the context of a pandemic and community-police relations in the context of systemic racial injustice.
- Wherever you live, you’ve likely passed a building and wondered about its history.
- In recent years, the Greek National Opera (GNO) has consistently wowed audiences with its varied repertoire, rich productions, and standout artists. Its first live show following Greece’s lockdown continued this trajectory.
- It’s a three-body problem: sourcing nanobodies from antibodies from llama bodies.
20 JULY 2020A Strike Against the Pandemic and Fun to spare at Special Olympics Hellas Bowling TournamentThree teams from three different islands recently came together to compete in a joint bowling match—remotely. Through the first online bowling exhibition match organized by Special Olympics Hellas, broadcast live, the athletes shared in the joy of participation, competition, and sport.
- Last week, New Yorkers were able to enjoy New York Public Library’s brand new central circulating branch in Manhattan, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), for the first time.