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November 17 - The second cycle of Greek language classes begins
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A glimpse of some of the embroideries and costumes the family of Doreen Canaday Spitzer (1914-2010), well known American Philhellene, recently donated to the Greek Institute.

On her first visit to Greece, Doreen Canaday wrote to her cousin, "I have seen the Parthenon in full moonlight, have seen Sophocles' Electra in the Odeon of Herodes Atticus...I have got lost, almost, on the slopes of Hymettus, of honey fame, and seen such sunsets and sunrises as people only dream of. Sometimes I can't believe it's really true..."
View the embroideries

November 1-30 - Annual Members Show Multi Media. Viewing hours - Thursdays and Fridays 1PM to 5PM

December 22, 8PM - A Byzantine Christmas A concert of virtuosic Byzantine chant and traditional carols, the kalanda, from various parts of Greece, Spyridon Antonopoulos, Music DIrector, with readings of selected passages from the Christmas stories of Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911) and Photios Kontoglou (1895 -1965). This will take place at the First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street.
Tickets may be purchased by calling The Greek Institute at 617.547.4770 or at the door. $20 general admission, $7 students