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Antigone

You've Got Me Under Your Spell

George Heymont | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Two productions new to San Francisco had that special aura about them: a piece of dance theater that attempted to retell a drama written by Sophocles in approximately 441 BC, and a contemporary drama which brilliantly demonstrated what happens when superb writing, directing, and acting combine to elevate a script into a miraculously poignant and deeply fulfilling event.

Antigone's Eros

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 05.15.2015 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

We either defend the Earth with the Eros of Antigone or the Earth will become inhospitable to human life.

Noche Flamenca's Martín Santangelo on Antigona

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

In a recent interview, Martín Santangelo, artistic director of Noche Flamenca, gave some background on his latest creation, a full length realization of Sophocles' Antigone. It is a visually stunning work.

Football and Ancient Greek Tragedy

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 03.23.2014 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

In many ways, football functions similarly to ancient Greek tragedy. Such a claim may sound fanciful at first, but upon closer reflection, it helps ex...

Greek Cinema Confronts the Harsh Reality of the Financial Crisis by Not Standing Aside, Watching

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

In director Yorgos Servetas' poignant film, a young woman goes back to a village she knows, and encounters both friends who are suffering direct hits of the crisis, but also a mafia-like system in place, which destroys bodies and souls.

WATCH: 'Under The Radar' Theater Festival Kicks Off Today

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

With the rise of productions like 'Legally Blonde' and 'Spiderman,' it is looking more and more like the bright lights of Broadway are being overshado...

Better Book Titles For Greek Classics: What 'The Odyssey' SHOULD Have Been Titled

Dan Wilbur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Wilbur

Whether you dabbled in Euripides during college, or spend hours each day reciting Homer in the original Greek, these new titles will trim the fat and reveal whole stories in a single image!

Student-Written Play About Education Reform BANNED

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Fourteen students from two New York City schools -- Jamaica High and Queens Collegiate -- wrote an impressive play about school reform under Superinte...

The Wolphin: Half Whale, Half Dolphin, All Awesome

Telegraph | Stephen Adams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If life on Earth was not strange enough, nature occasionally throws a very unusual creation into the genetic mix. [The] 'wolphin' and 'Shetbra' are t...