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Foundation Launches Young Leadership Experience to Hellas (Greece)

Jim Luce | Posted 01.09.2017 | Impact
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Jim Luce

Much of science, medicine, mathematics, theater, music and art come to us from ancient Greece, representing the highest of human virtues. This fascinating world of Gods, majestic temples, and stunning antiquities will be the experience of a lifetime.

The Force Awakens is Breaking Box Office Records, but It's The Empire Strikes Back That Will Forever Resonate Most With Audiences

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Samuel C. Spitale

The Empire Strikes Back often eclipses the original Star Wars in popularity and sanctity. It remains the favorite of its leading stars, its legions of fans, and even most film critics.

First Nighter: Ivo van Hove Does Wonders With Arthur Miller's View From the Bridge-

David Finkle | Posted 11.12.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

The tic I find annoying in the work of very busy director Ivo van Hove is happily suppressed for his revival of A View From the Bridge, birthday-boy Arthur Miller's unrelenting, as usual, play.

Why The Surprisingly Feminist Themes Of An Ancient Greek Play Are Relevant Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts

Los Angeles' Getty Villa is a contemporary ode to the architecture and artwork of Ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria, modeled with striking allegiance t...

Queens of Syria Extinguishes the Stereotypes Created by War

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.10.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

At the last Abu Dhabi Film Festival -- and I mean last in every way since the eighth edition of this beloved cinematic bridge across cultures turned out to be its swan song -- one film quietly grabbed my imagination.

Classroom Aesthetics: Not the "Art of Teaching" - Teaching As Art

Rick Ayers | Posted 06.18.2016 | Education
Rick Ayers

Sometimes the magic and beauty of the classroom, the soaring beyond simple skills and content, happens in the most unexpected ways. At these moments, we are experiencing a kind of performance art in the classroom.

Greek Tragedy and John Wick

Frank H. Wu | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

The accomplishment of the movie is less its athleticism than its inducement of empathy. The audience is more than rooting for the antihero. We take on the same desire to punish.

ReThink Review: Young Ones -- Praying for Rain in the Sci-Fi West

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Young Ones is one of my favorite movies of 2014, combining aspects of science fiction and Westerns with Greek and Shakespearean tragedy in a beautifully realized, utterly realistic, lived-in world with age-old themes that continue to echo throughout the human experience.

More War? The Persians at Getty Villa Gives Fair Warning

Rodney Punt | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Rodney Punt

The oldest surviving play in western civilization, Aeschylus' The Persians, clocking in at just shy of 2,500 years, has been trotted out each recent decade as a cautionary tale against hubris whenever the USA goes to war.

An Unforgettable Marathon of Theater

Robert Loerzel | Posted 10.13.2014 | Chicago
Robert Loerzel

Like most stage plays, All Our Tragic concludes with a final appearance by its cast. Just seeing all of those actors again was an unusually stirring experience on Sunday night. This was no ordinary curtain call. It felt more like watching runners crossing the finish line at the end of a marathon.

Baalbeck: Marriage of History and Performing Arts

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

The briefly displaced Baalbeck International Festival is going home. The world-renowned annual event that was moved last year for security reasons f...

What the Great Greek and Shakespearian Tragedies Have to Teach About Modern Crises

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Ian I. Mitroff

The senseless killing of Trayvon Martin is not only a monumental tragedy, but it has all the elements of the great epic Greek and Shakespearian traged...

Fall of Spider-Man Director Is Not "Stuff of Greek Drama"

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

Everyone connected with this over-hyped, accident-riddled mega-production -- at $65 million, Broadway's most expensive -- needs to take a long, deep breath and, at long last, get a reality check.

Move Over Stephenie Meyer: Josephine Angelini, Author Of Greek Tragedy Blockbuster For Teens Landed Huge Deal

Publishers Weekly | Rachel Deahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a major pre-Bologna acquisition, Laura Arnold at Harper Teen pre-empted North American rights to a debut YA trilogy by Josephine Angelini. Mollie G...

Obama vs Lieberman: A Failure To Smite

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald Sindell

LBJ would not have let his vision for the Great Society be undermined by the likes of Joe Lieberman. There is nothing LBJ wouldn't have done to get his bill passed the way he wanted it.

Please Invite Sophocles To Denver

Jamie Stiehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Stiehm

Did the Democrats invite Sophocles to the party in Denver? The scene wouldn't be complete without an ancient Greek dramatist in the house to capture the catharsis.