Greek Independence Day Parade in 1981. (Credit: Diane Alexander White)

What do the Greek Independence Day Parade, the Bud Billiken Parade and the Mexican Civic Society Parade all have in common, aside from being parades of course? Well, they were all photographed by Greek photographer Diane Alexander White.

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The first show back for one of the last museums in Chicago to reopen following the COVID-19 shutdown has a royal pedigree.

Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark in Chicago on Sept. 9, 2022, reflects on the death of Queen Elizabeth II. (WTTW News)

Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark is in Chicago for the grand reopening of the National Hellenic Museum. A godson of the new King Charles III, the prince will observe a moment of silence for his “Aunt Lilibet,” the late Queen Elizabeth II. 

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At the first modern Olympic Games, a group of Americans' unexpected victory is part of the reason why we still celebrate the games today. A new photography exhibit traces the history of the games and explores its 1896 revival. 

Who says ancient Greek mythology can't be as compelling as a Netflix true crime series? Play the part of the jury in the "Trial of Antigone," part of a series from the National Hellenic Museum in Greektown, where the audience decides the fate of famous Greek historical and mythological characters.

Explore the grand story of the ancient Greeks and their influence on modern culture as we go inside the Field Museum's new exhibition “The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great."

National Hellenic Museum

We take a look at the new National Hellenic Museum in Greektown, which features a full-sized Trojan Horse, and a look at the role immigrants played in building Chicago on Arts Across Illinois.