The Municipal Theater of city has been the center of the arts in Piraeus, hosting a variety of cultural events including theater, dance and music events. The open air Veakeio Theater in Kastella is a popular destination during the summer and hosts concerts, folk music bands and Greek and foreign troupes, while the Menandreio Theater, widely known as Delfinario, is popular for hosting variety shows. Village Park, a large multipurpose center and part of the Village Cinemas built in suburban Agios Ioannis Rentis , attracts a large number of people from the whole of Athens, offering a diversity of shops, cafes, and restaurant, in addition to the twenty cinemas making it the largest cinema complex in Greece. Next to it, the Allou Fun Park is the most recent and largest amusement theme park in Athens, offering its numerous rides and attractions, restaurants and pastry shops. 
This brief history of Greece is compiled here as an introduction to web readers and to provide the historical background that’s needed to appreciate all the subjects of Ancient Greek culture. It was no easy task to compress the history of Ancient Greece into a concise format that would be appropriate both for online reading and as a precise overview of the subject. Suffice to say that each sentence of this essay has been the subject of countless volumes of discourse throughout history. Further reading can be found in the bibliography . -- 6/2007
Using “lardering” when larding is meant is an embarrassingly bad mistake to make in the 1st paragraph when one is trying to sound smart. Thucydides trappings or not, China is too far away for the two of us to fight a conventional war. We don’t have a big enough army to attack China, and neither country has the ability to transport troops and supply them at that great distance. We just about broke our army fighting the worst army on earth in Iraq. We could, with the South Koreans, move into N Korea with a large force, but the Chinese have millions of peasants to feed into the grinder and the attitude that 20 million dead peasants is just a boost to their economy. Most importantly war in Korea means the destruction of Samsung and Wal Mart and Amazon will never allow that bad thing to happen.