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How To Turn Trump Fans? Show Them A Greek Tragedy

Daniel H. Foster | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Daniel H. Foster

Trump may not be this popular if we paid more attention to ancient Greek tragedy.

Jim Gaffigan at the Greek

Philip David Morton | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Some comics are preceded by a big introduction, naming their successes on different media, their drawing power in person or their well known work to excite the crowd. Jim Gaffigan walks to the microphone center stage after only "Ladies and Gentlemen, Jim Gaffigan."

My Mother's Sin: A Performance for the Hellenes of the World

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.05.2015 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

For, today, numerous modern performances of renowned Greek plays adorn various Athenian venues, offering up a taste of the literature and theater of contemporary Greece.

'The Prairie Home Companion' Live at The Greek Theater

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

This Friday Garrison Keillor brought his tried and trusted band of radio renegades to the Greek Theater and broadcast live across the nation his original review; The Prairie Home Companion. It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable nights of theater in my life.

Chugging the California 'Cool'-Aid

Mara Menachem | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Mara Menachem

I just moved to the West coast a few weeks ago, and before I finish drinking the full pitcher of "California Kool-Aid" (don't worry it's organic and made with agave syrup), I have to write from the perspective of my East Coast self.

SUMMER MUSIC: Buddy Guy can kick your Ass!

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Summer is the perfect time for travel, and what better way to spend some time in a new place than at an outdoor concert enjoying a living, snarling, joyful legend?

Ménage's Promises, Peligro's Purple Haze, Indie Bands, Clive Davis and Our Need for Music

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Fledgling blues rock guitarist/songwriter Lorelei Brewer says, "My main inspiration for doing music is not to play 'rockstar' or to get rich and famous. Hell no. I quote a friend, 'I wish money had nothing to do with it.' "

Modern Design, 5th Century BCE Style

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home

By Irina Vinnitskaya (click here for original article) Copyright OMA by Alberto Moncada On May 11, 2011, the performance of Aeschylus’s P...

PHOTOS: SPIKE'S Star-Studded 'Scream 2010' Awards

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Spike TV hosted its "Scream 2010" Awards this past Saturday at the Greek Theater, and the stars came out to celebrate. The show celebrated achievement...

Get Them to the Greeks

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Jon Tracy's imagination is so rich and so clearly articulated that he makes Homer's epic understandable to a modern audience that, like the ancient Greeks, has grown tired of constantly being at war.