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

Two Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, July 23-27 and Sept 10-14, 2018 with Deacon Matthew Garrett


Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast  Venerable Bede the Venerable (735) (Celtic & British) Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon Matthew Garrett.  He also has … Continue reading

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Local NW Orthodox Writer Featured on Ancient Faith Radio! May 2018


XB! Hieromartyr Theodore of Perge in Pamphylia, his mother Philippa, and Martyrs Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius (2nd c.) Northwest Orthodox Christian Author Renee Riva fb  writes stories of faith, hope, love,  courage and tough choices.  Readings from the book Dawnś Gentle Light on Ancient Faith Radio … Continue reading

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The Akathist Hymn Performed by Cappella Romana in Seattle/Portland March 16-17, 2018


Appearance of the Kolomenskoye Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, “Reigning” (1917). Hieromartyr Theodotus, bishop of Cyrenia (315).  St. Arsenius, bishop of Tver (1409). Virgin-martyr Euthalia of Sicily (257). A Joyous Lent to All! Apologies for the late notice just learned of this.  Editor. Cappella Romana (fb) … Continue reading

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Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, with Deacon Matthew Garrett April 30th -May 4, 2018


A Joyous Lent to All! Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- Icons by the Hand of Deacon Matthew Garrett.  He also has a blog – Holy Icons … Continue reading

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An Evening of Orthodox Spiritual Music/Вече православне духовне музике at St Michaels in Burnaby, BC March 17, 2018


Venerable Leo, bishop of Catania in Sicily (ca. 780).  Wishing all a Joyous Lent! The Parish of St Michael the Archangel/СРПСКА ПРАВОСЛАВНА  ЦРКВА  СВ. АРХАНГЕЛ  МИХАИЛО  –  ВАНКУВЕР  (FB) in Burnaby, BC.,  Вече православне духовне музике У суботу, 17. марта у организацији Српске Православне Цркве Св. Арханђела … Continue reading

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Balkan Night at St Demetrios in Seattle March 10, 2018


A Joyous Lent to All!  St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. (fb) BALKAN FEST – Saturday, March 10th, from 5:00 PM – Midnight at ST. Ds. Everyone is invited to a night of song and dance. This year’s Balkan Night featured band is FDF favorites, … Continue reading

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Author Book Reading “The Saint Nicholas Day Snow” Presented by Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, OR Dec 11, 2017


Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica (306). Agia Sophia Academy (Friends of Agia Sophia Academy FB-ed) presents:  

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Interview with Alexander Lingas of Cappella Romana on the BBC and Upcoming Concert Information April 2017


XB! Cappella Romana (FB):  Alexander Lingas on the BBC podcast and upcoming concert information!   Cappella Romana on the BBC Artistic Director Alexander Lingas talks about the medieval liturgy of Cyprus with Sean Rafferty of BBC Radio 3, with live performance … Continue reading

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“Orthodox Coffins” By Local NW Craftsman 2017


A Joyous Lent to All! For those preparing for a loved ones demise here are some resources to aid you in the Orthodox Christian approach to death and dying.  The door to meet the Risen Saviour. St Nicholas Orthodox Church … Continue reading

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Cappella Romana Perform Music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic Tradition March 30, 31, April 2nd Seattle/Portland


A Joyous Lent to All!   ‘The men of Cappella Romana (fb) perform music from Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy in the Slavic tradition, including powerful medieval chants, and choral works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Kastalsky, Chesnokov, and more. Seattle audiences … Continue reading

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The Northwest Boychoir Performs “Sympony of Psalms” And the Alleluia Chorus March 19 Portland.


A Joyous Lent to All!     Cappella Romana (fb) Presents: “This year’s program will feature Igor Stravinsky’s brilliant Symphony of Psalms. Composed in 1930, in the neo-classical style, this work was declared by Time Magazine to be the best … Continue reading

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Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, Bozeman, MT, and Goldendale, WA, with Deacon Matthew Garrett in 2017


The Saturday of the Dead. Tone one.  Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251). St. Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov (1696).  Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- … Continue reading

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“God is Wonderful in His Saints” A Book of Akathists to Benefit Three Hierarchs Mission in Wenatchee, Wa


Week of the Prodigal Three Hierarchs Mission (fb) in Wenatchee,Washington presents: “God is Wonderful in his Saints”  A book of Akathists. “This beautiful, hard cover compilation is uniquely comprised of Thirty Akathist Hymns (see list below) to many of the most beloved Saints of the Orthodox … Continue reading

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Doxacon Seattle Tickets on Sale now! July 17-19th 2015


  Peter and Paul Fast DOXACON Seattle 2015  July 17 – 19, Tickets Now on Sale!!! Tickets are now available for Doxacon (fb) Seattle 2015, the West Coast’s only Christian-focused science fiction and fantasy conference, that also includes services. It … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett in Boise, Idaho Sept 7-11th, 2015


XB! Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett  hosted by St Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church, in Boise, Idaho. (fb)   From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front page article on Nov 5, 2011 about the Northwest’s … Continue reading

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KLIROS will sing the Liturgy, Jan 25th, 2015 at St Nicholas in Portland, OR


Hat tip to OrthodoxPortland! KLIROS (FB), a mixed chorus dedicated to singing quality Orthodox liturgical music, sings the Divine Liturgy* for the feast of St. Gregory the Theologian When: Sunday, January 25 (Pentecost XXXIII) at 9:30am  Where: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church   (FB) , … Continue reading

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Echoes of the Rennaisance Performed by Cappella Romana in Seattle and Portland Jan 9, 10 and 11th, 2015


Христос Pаждается! Славите! Christus Natus est! Gaudete! Χριστὸς Γεννᾶται! Δοξάσατε! Hristos se Naste! Ma ç riòi-L!    Cappella Romana (FB) Echoes of the Renaissance Ockeghem: Missa MiMi (Latin) Tikey Zes: Divine Liturgy (Greek) Seattle: Fri. 9 Jan, 8 pm TICKETS Portland: Sat. … Continue reading

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Carol of the Bells and other Christmas Music with СЕРПАНОК/Serpanok and АЛХИМЕЯ/Alchymeia Saturday Dec 20, 2014 Medina, Washington


The Ukrainian Association of Washington presents Serpanok Ukrainian Chorus and Alchymeia Folk Ensemble singing Carols!  

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Handel’s Messiah with the Portland Baroque Orchestra Dec 12-15th, 2014


Choral Glory Portland Baroque Orchestra (PBO) presents:  HANDEL’S MESSIAH “For over 25 years PBO’s Messiah performances have been a Portland tradition.  Continue that tradition or start one with your family this year.  Many sections sellout over Thanksgiving weekend, so get your tickets … Continue reading

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Sacred Songs of Serbia with Bogdan Djakovic Conducting Cappella Romana In Seattle and Portland Oct 24-25th, 2014


Cappella Romana (FB) Performs! Meet Bogdan Djaković! from Novi Sad, Serbia Serbian conductor and musicologist Bogdan Djaković directs Cappella Romana in a program of resplendent choral works from his native country. Sacred Songs of Serbia Bogdan Djaković, guest director 24-25 October … Continue reading

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