Friday, October 14, 2011

Upcoming Cultural Events at the Greek Embassy

This fall, the Greek Embassy welcomes you to a wide variety of cultural events!

We begin on October 20 with the next installment in our popular lecture series "Health, Nutrition, and Fitness" with Nikki Rose's book presentation: "Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet". Nikki Rose is a Greek-American professional Chef-Instructor and Writer who has been studying and sharing her love of Cretan cuisine for over 14 years. The lecture will be followed by a dinner, Ancient Flavors - Modern Palates, celebrating the flavors of Crete at Mourayo Restauraunt.

On October 25, Dr. William Noel, curator of the exhibit "Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes" at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, will be giving a talk about the recently-discovered manuscript of the Greek mathematician Archimedes. The exhibition at the Walters Art Museum will run until January 1.

From October 27-29, the Embassy of Greece once again collaborates with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the U.S. Marine Corps Marathon's Health and Fitness Expo to present "The Spartathlon" (

To conclude October's events, on October 31, the Embassy of Greece will host another lecture in the "Health, Nutrition, and Fitness" series given by Dr. Constantine A. Stratakis titled "Modern Genetics and Medicine: The New Frontier and Its Challenges".

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