Category Archives: Books and Music (NW authors, publishers, musicians)

“The Fall of Constantinople” Performed by Cappella Romana Seattle Aug 29 Seattle Portland Aug 30th, 2014


Dormition Fast A Joyous Fast to All! Cappella Romana is performing:   The Fall of Constantinople Cappella Romana, just before its European tour Hear Ancient Byzantine Chanting from the cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople c. 1453. The program also … Continue reading

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Interview On AFR about Doxacon Seattle – Where Faith and Truth meets Science Fiction and Fantasy Aug 2014, Plan Now!


Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. David Subu and Daniel Silver about an upcoming event called Doxacon, which may very well be the first Orthodox conference on science fiction and fantasy. Here is the recent interview on Ancient Faith Radio: Where Faith & Truth … Continue reading

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New edition of Spiritual Spring/Весна духовная Dedicated to St John of SF Get Your Copy Now!


Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia: Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarit-sa Alexandra, Crown Prince Alexis, and Grand-duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia, and those martyred with them (1918). Spiritual Spring (FB) the journal of the Western American Diocese of ROCOR is a a great … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: CONCERT IZVORUL at Biserica Ortodoxa Sfanta Maria Romanian Orthodox


Biserica Ortodoxa Sfanta Maria (FB) in Portland, Oregon  hosted a concert prior to Pascha this year.  OrtodoxPortland posted a video of the event:  Enjoy the Romanian singing is lovely!      

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KLIROS Auditions, Sunday, July 6, 2014 at St Nicholas in Portland, OR


Hat tip to OrthodoxPortland! KLIROS  (FB), Portland’s semi-professional mixed chorus specializing in Orthodox liturgical music, will host auditions for new singers Sunday, July 6 at 6pm, St. Nicholas Church, (FB) 2210 SW Dolph Court, Portland, Oregon. Singers should be adept at … Continue reading

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“A Cold Age” A Reflection by Fr Farley of St Hermans in Surrey, BC


“A Cold Age.” is a reflection recently ran on the OCA website written by the NW own Fr Farley of St Herman of Alaska Parish in Surrey, BC.  Fr Farley is a busy Priest here is an excerpt from the … Continue reading

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Oregon Bach Festival-Sacred Music Performing June-July, 2014


Apostles Fast Oregon Bach Festival presents Sacred Music: Tickets (use coupon code “Sacred”)

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Two Icon Workshops with Deacon Matthew Garrett Coming Up in Montana: August 11-15th, and Sept 1-5 2014


Two Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett are coming up in Montana: Eureka poster 2014 The August Workshop at St Nicholas of South Canaan, in Billings Montana. was posted earlier in the year so here is a reminder:  Billings-poster-2014 From a Previous … Continue reading

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Barvinok and Yevshan Serpanok Choir to Perform at the Seattles 43rd Annual Folk Life Festival !


XB! Barvinok (FB) and Yevshan Serpanok “Серпанок” Choir (FB) to perform at the 43rd Folk Life Festival.     Thank you to the Ukrainian American Club for the info.

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Memorial Day Weekend Performances by Cappella Romana In Lincoln City and Portland May 24 and 25th!


XB! Cappella Romana (FB) presents Memorial Day Weekend:  LINCOLN CITY WORLD MUSIC SERIES Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 7:00pm Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City, Oregon TICKETS AND INFORMATION For the final performance of the Lincoln City World Music Series, José Solano … Continue reading

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Fr Sergei Sveshnikov Has 3 New Books On Prayer and Fasting Available as Kindle Editions!


XB! Fr Sergei has two more books, these are available on Kindle.  Enjoy!  (Of course the titles are not as eye catching as his last book) Prayer: A Personal Conversation with God? What is prayer and why we pray AVAILABLE … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Patriarchate commends Alexander Lingas of Cappella Romana


XB! A letter of commendation from His All-Holiness +BARTHOLOMEW Ecumenical Patriarch and of Constantinople and New Rome.For the work “A Time for Life” by Robert Kyr in concert this May 2 and 3 to Alexander Lingas of Artistic Director Cappella Romana (FB): Χρόνια Πολλά! … Continue reading

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Doxacon Seattle – Where Faith and Truth meets Science Fiction and Fantasy Aug 2014, Plan Now!


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   !المسيح قام! حقا قام !  ქრისტე აღსდგა! ჭეშმარიტად აღსდგა! Where Faith & Truth Meet Science Fiction & Fantasy–In Seattle! What is Doxacon (FB)?  Ask no more. A group of west coast “Geek Orthodox” … Continue reading

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The Wall Street Journal Reviews Passion Week as Performed by Capella Romana 2014


Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη! Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе! Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat! Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit!  Bright Tuesday 2014  Per the Capella Romana (FB) blog site:  (Hat tip to Cliff for first bringing this and many other items to my attention) The Wall … Continue reading

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“Nu Doar Cu Paie Va Trai Omul…”Concertulu Pre-Pascal din Aprilie 9, 2014 at Biserica Ortodoxa Romana “Sfanta Maria din Portland, Not Only with Bread Will Man Live… Orthodox Pre Paschal Concert with the the group “Spring”


A Joyous Lent to All! Biserica Ortodoxa Sfanta Maria (FB) din Portland, Oregon presents:  “Nu Doar Cu Paie Va Trai Omul…”Concertulu Pre-Pascal din Aprilie 9, 2014.  (Oregon are doua Biserici Romanesti:  Biserica Ortodoxa Sfanta Maria, and   Descent of The Holy Spirit Romanian … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett in Steamboat Springs, Colorado July 21-25th, 2014


A Joyous Lent to All! Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett in Colorado:  If you have Orthodox artists friends in the area please let them know:   Steamboat Springs details 2014pdf From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had … Continue reading

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Composition Master Class with Artist Saro Galentz Sponsored by the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief – Portland Chapter March 9th, 2014


Happy Maslenitsa!!! Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief-Portland Chapter  “On March 9, from 11-2 we are hosting a Composition Master Class Workshop with Master Artist Saro Galentz. Saro Galentz is one of Armenia’s premiere artists and art teachers, the current head of the drawing, … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana and the Portland Baroque Orchestra Present Venetian Baroque March 22nd, 2014


Happy Maslenitsa!  Hieromartyr Blaise, bishop of Sebaste (316). Cappella Romana, the Portland Baroque Orchestra and the Portland Art Museum presents:  VENETIAN BAROQUE:   Galuppi + Vivaldi + Bortniansky TICKETS CAPPELLA ROMANA, PORTLAND BAROQUE ORCHESTRA at the PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, conducted by Mark Bailey. Grand scale and … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett in Billings, Montana August 11-15th, 2014


Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett at St Nicholas of South Canaan, in Billings Montana. From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front page article on Nov 5, 2011 about the Northwest’s own Boise Iconographer Deacon Matthew Garrett entitled; “Faces … Continue reading

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“Artic Light Finnish Orthodox Choral Works” by Cappella Romana in Portland and Seattle Jan 17th and 18th, 2014 And Their New Album!


Sviatki. Fast-free  A Joyous Feast to All! St Basil Pray for us!   The Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ. St. Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia (379). Cappella Romana (FB):  Presents: Cappella Romana presents ARCTIC LIGHT: Finnish Orthodox Music  TICKETS … Continue reading

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