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Nov
19
Sun
2017
Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music Concert Performed by Cappella Romana: Lake Oswego, WA
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

“Renowned Finnish choral director Timo Nuoranne returns to direct glimmering sacred works from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Estonia. With selections from Cappella Romana’s celebrated recording Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music, and a Trisagion in Estonian, Slavonic, and Greek by Erkki-Sven Tüür.” (from website)

For more information: Marylhurst University

 

Dec
1
Fri
2017
Retreat on Parenting, Home Family, Relationships: Rocky River, OH
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 2 @ 3:30 pm
God created us to thrive, as human beings, in intimate relationships with Him and others. However, it is hard to live in peace with one another in the home, in the family, and in the community. Join our conversation and discussion with Dr. Philip Mamalakis as he shares with us how Christ, through His Church, invites us to thrive in our homes, relationships, marriage, and parenting. The retreat starts on Friday, December 1 – 7:30-9pm — “Thriving in Our Lives: Thriving in Our Parenting” , and Saturday, December 2 – 9am-3pm — “Thriving in Our Lives: Thriving in Our Home, Relationships, and Marriage”.  Lunch is provided on Saturday. Please RSVP
Dec
2
Sat
2017
THE PAN ORTHODOX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLE AND CHURCH HISTORY TOURNAMENT: Alhambra, CA
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
THE PAN ORTHODOX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLE AND CHURCH HISTORY TOURNAMENT: Alhambra, CA @ ST. STEVEN’S SERBIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL | Alhambra | California | United States

THE PAN ORTHODOX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLE AND CHURCH HISTORY TOURNAMENT is for grades 6 TO 12. Fellowship with other Orthodox youth! Activities, Prizes, Lunch included!  A fun, competitive event of over 20 teams.

Participants study with their own reading packets between now and December 2nd. Then they work together as a team to answer Bowl questions based on direct quotes from the readings.
Dec
10
Sun
2017
The 25th Annual Pan-Orthodox Nativity Concert: Parma, OH
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The 25th Annual Pan-Orthodox  Nativity Concert: Parma, OH @ Holy Trinity Orthodox Church | Parma | Ohio | United States

The Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy invites you to attend this annual Pan-Orthodox event.

For more information: https://www.holy-trin.org/home1.html

Dec
13
Wed
2017
Exhibition – Shepherding Ukrainian Orthodoxy in a New Land: The Metropolitans of the Church: NJ
Dec 13 2017 – Apr 16 2018 all-day
Exhibition - Shepherding Ukrainian Orthodoxy in a New Land: The Metropolitans of the Church: NJ @ The Ukrainian History and Education Center  | Franklin Township | New Jersey | United States

In preparation for the 2018 celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the United States, the UHEC presents an exhibition documenting the lives of the Church’s prime hierarchs, the historical and cultural contexts in which they lived and worked, and their legacies through photographs, museum items, archival documents, and audio recordings. he exhibit opened with a reception and gallery talk on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm.

Regular hours: M-F 9am–5pm except as noted see website). Weekends, evenings, and groups by appointment.

For more information: http://www.ukrhec.org/exhibits

 

Dec
15
Fri
2017
Byzantine Christmas Concert in Cambridge: MA
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

December 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Byzantine Christmas, featuring the Psaltikon Choir, Spyridon Antonopoulos, PhD, Director, in a concert of Byzantine chant, Greek carols, and dramatic readings of passages from the Christmas stories by Greek authors including Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911). The audience will participate with singing of traditional Christmas and New Year’s carols. at… Find out more »

A Byzantine Christmas, featuring the Psaltikon Choir, Spyridon Antonopoulos, PhD, Director, in a concert of Byzantine chant, Greek carols, and dramatic readings of passages from the Christmas stories by Greek authors including Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911). The audience will participate with singing of traditional Christmas and New Year’s carols.
Please note that this annual event sells out quickly. To secure your tickets, and benefit from the discounted price, purchase in advance at www.thegreekinstitute.org.

 

Dec
16
Sat
2017
Concert – St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble: Clinton, MA
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After a 3-year hiatus, the powerhouse a capella quartet from St. Petersburg is returning to the Museum with an all new program!

Since 2003, the St. Petersburg Mens Ensemble has shared their musical gifts, warmth, and humor with audiences around the globe. Their repertoire encompasses various musical periods and styles, from ancient Russian chants to chorales of Western and Eastern European masters to modern and contemporary.

The groups four previous concerts at the Museum have all sold out, so make sure to get your tickets early for this engaging and memorable event. To order tickets call the Museum or click the link below:

https://petersburgensemble.brownpapertickets.com/

Dec
28
Thu
2017
2018-2019 GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP
Dec 28 2017 – Jan 15 2018 all-day
2018-2019 GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP @ Georgia State University | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL STUDIES AT ATHENS: THE 2018-2019 GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP.  Research in Modern Greek Political and Social History

Deadline: January 15, 2018. Eligibility: Awarded to PhD candidates or Senior Scholars of any nationality researching Greece in the 1940’s and the post-war period. Fellows are required to make use of and refer to the George Papaioannou Papers housed at the Archives of the Gennadius Library. Open to all nationalities.

For more information see: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/archives/george-papaioannou-papers-catalogue

 

Kids Gallery Exhibition of St. Nick: Clinton, MA
Dec 28 – Dec 30 all-day
Kids Gallery Exhibition of St. Nick: Clinton, MA @ Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton | Massachusetts | United States

 

Drop-in and make your own binoculars, then grab an expedition guide and find icons of Saint Nicholas, famed gift-giver, and learn how he is celebrated in Russian culture.
For more information: ttp://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/kids-gallery-expeditions-saint-nick/

Princeton Hellenic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018-19
Dec 28 2017 – Jan 8 2018 all-day
Princeton Hellenic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018-19

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton offers postdoctoral fellowships that are awarded annually on a competitive basis.  Scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are eligible to apply. These fellowships are intended for scholars in Hellenic Studies, with a special emphasis on Modern Greek Studies, Byzantine Studies, or Late Antique Studies, including their relation to the Classical tradition.  The goal of this postdoctoral research fellowship program is to advance the scholarship of outstanding Hellenists at an early stage of their career and thus to strengthen the field of post-Classical Greek Studies in the United States and abroad

The deadline for our Hellenic Studies postdoctoral research fellowships, 2018-19, is January 8, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted. The 2018-19 postdoctoral research fellowship announcement is now available.

For more information: http://www.princeton.edu/hellenic/

Dec
30
Sat
2017
FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES: Georgia State University
Dec 30 2017 – Jan 15 2018 all-day
FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES: Georgia State University @ Georgia State University | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES

Deadline: January 15, 2018.     The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellow in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of archaeologist, Byzantinist, and photographer M. Alison Frantz (1903 – 1995), whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture.

Fields of study: Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, post-Byzantine Studies, or Modern Greek Studies.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent PhDs (up to five years) from a U.S. or Canadian institution. Candidates should demonstrate their need to work in the Gennadius Library.  For more information about the application, visit the ASCSA web site at: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/Graduate-and-Post-Doctoral.

For more information: http://hellenicstudies.gsu.edu/2017/12/11/m-alison-frantz-fellowship-in-post-classical-studies/

Dec
31
Sun
2017
GRAMMY NOMINATED Clarion Choir joins forces with the PaTRAM Institute Singers: NY
Dec 31 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day

The GRAMMY NOMINATED Clarion Choir joins forces with the PaTRAM Institute Singers to continue their tradition of performing Russian sacred choral music on New Year’s Eve and Day!

You are cordially invited!

Choral masterpieces will be performed under the batons of Artistic Director Maestro Steven Fox of the Clarion Choir and Artistic Director Maestro Peter Jermihov of the PaTRAM Institute Singers.

The evening’s program will consist of Russian sacred music by such composer greats as Rachmaninoff, Sviridov, Chesnokov, Ledkovsky and Sander and include an extraordinary work by Rachmaninoff’s mentor, ALEXANDER KASTALSKY, Memory Eternal.

The venue for the concerts is the beautiful Church of the Resurrection on Manhattan’s upper East Side.

For more information: https://patraminstitute.org/event/the-patram-institute-singers-to-perform-in-the-clarion-choirs-annual-russian-new-years-concerts/

Jan
5
Fri
2018
“The 12 Days of Christmas in the East” Performed by Cappella Romana: Seattle and Portland, OR
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 10:30 pm

“Music director Alexander Lingas leads Cappella Romana in a program of early and contemporary music from the Greek Orthodox tradition for the 12 Days of Christmas. Medieval Byzantine chant, choral works by Greek-Americans Frank Desby, Tikey Zes, and Peter MIchaelides, and by Michael Adamis and Sir John Tavener. Originally performed in the Twelfth Night Festival at Trinity Church Wall Street, New York.” From the website.

Fri 5 Jan, 8:00pm
St. James Cathedral
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PORTLAND

Sat 6 Jan, 8:00pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral
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Jan
12
Fri
2018
Crossroads Graduate Convention
Jan 12 – Jan 15 all-day

Crossroads is an established graduate and young professionals convention hosted by the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Youssef.  All graduates and young professionals born on or before January 13, 1996. No Exceptions.

Theme:
The Manifestation of the Spirit

Speakers:
H.G. Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop in the U.K.
Fr. Anthony Mourad, St. George and St. Anthony Coptic Orthodox Church, Ottawa Canada

For more information:  http://susgrads.org/overview/

Jan
19
Fri
2018
Coptic Orthod0x Pre-Marriage Program: Florida
Jan 19 – Jan 21 all-day

 

 

 

 

Father Boules George, Fishers of Men Retreat: Clearwater, FL
Jan 19 – Jan 20 all-day
Jan
20
Sat
2018
Master Iconography Class: Newberg, OR
Jan 20 all-day
Master Iconography Class: Newberg, OR @ The Hagia Sophia School of Byzantine Iconography | Newberg | Oregon | United States

The Hagia Theodora School of Byzantine Iconography presents: “Foundations of Icon Writing” Master Iconography Class.  This is a one day workshop.

Workshop for Couples Marrying in the Orthodox Church, Schedule for Florida Cities
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Preparing for the Journey of Marriage: Workshop for Couples Marrying in the Orthodox Church

Jacksonville, FL: St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church
Tarpon Springs, FL: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Ft. Pierce, FL: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
For more information: http://www.familylifeministry.atlanta.goarch.org/upcoming-events-2/

 

Jan
27
Sat
2018
St George Orthodox Church 90th Anniversary Gala: Houston, TX
Jan 27 all-day
St George Orthodox Church 90th Anniversary Gala: Houston, TX @ St. George Orthodox Church  | Houston | Texas | United States
ST. GEORGE 90TH ANNIVERSARY GALA, with His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH.
Jan
30
Tue
2018
Schmemann Lecture & D.Min. Commencement: Scarsdale, NY
Jan 30 all-day
Schmemann Lecture & D.Min. Commencement: Scarsdale, NY @ St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Metropolitan Philip Auditorium of The John G. Rangos Family Building | Yonkers | New York | United States

The  35th Annual Father Alexander Schmemann lecture will focus on the centenary anniversary of the enthronement of St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow. Dr. Scott Kenworthy, seminary alumnus (M.A. ’96) and associate professor of Comparative Religion at Miami University, Ohio, will be our guest lecturer. The title of his address is: “St. Tikhon of Moscow (1865–1925) and the Orthodox Church in North America and Revolutionary Russia”.        A public reception will follow.

For more information: https://www.svots.edu/events/schmemann-lecture-dmin-commencement

Feb
1
Thu
2018
2018 Winter Sacred Music Institute: Houston, TX
Feb 1 – Feb 4 all-day
2018 Winter Sacred Music Institute: Houston, TX @ St. George Orthodox Church  | Houston | Texas | United States

The Department of Sacred Music is thrilled to announce the 2018 Winter Sacred Music Institute, being held from February 1-4, 2018, and hosted once again by the ever generous and gracious St. George Orthodox Christian Church in Houston, TX.

For more information: http://www.antiochian.org/register-now-2018-winter-sacred-music-institute-february-1-4-houston

 

 

Cleveland: A European Wine Tasting
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cleveland: A European Wine Tasting @ Copper Stone Event Center  | Brooklyn | Ohio | United States

Benefit for International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC).  For more information: http://support.iocc.org/site/Calendar?id=100341&view=Detail

Feb
3
Sat
2018
Fifth Boston Byzantine Music Festival The Basics of Gregorian Chant
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Fifth Boston Byzantine Music Festival The Basics of Gregorian Chant @ Hellenic College Holy Cross Building: Archbishop Iakovos Library Reading Room | Brookline | Massachusetts | United States

Jennifer Donelson, St. Joseph’s Seminary,New York, introduces participants to Gregorian chant in this one-day intensive workshop.

Serving as an introduction to the sacred music of the Roman rite, “The Basics of Gregorian Chant: A One-Day Intensive Course in Reading, Singing, and the Liturgical Use of Chant in the Roman Rite” will cover the reading of neumatic notation (“square notes”), Latin pronunciation, good phrasing and vocal technique, and the basic principles of the classical Solesmes rhythmic system of singing chant. Short lectures on the role and spirituality of Gregorian chant in the Roman rite will be interspersed throughout the working sessions. This workshop is ideal for music directors, choir members, clergy, teachers, parents, and anyone interested in early sacred music.

For more information: https://maryjahariscenter.org/events/the-basics-of-gregorian-chant

Seating is limited. Advanced registration required. Registration closes February 2 at 12:00 PM.

Pittsburgh: International Soup Sampling
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pittsburgh: International Soup Sampling @ Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Benefit for International Orthodox Christian Charities.

For more information: https://support.iocc.org/site/Ticketing?view=Tickets&id=100361

Milwaukee: IOCC Tailgate Celebration
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Milwaukee: IOCC Tailgate Celebration @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church | Wauwatosa | Wisconsin | United States

Benefit for International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC).

For more information: https://support.iocc.org/site/Ticketing?view=Tickets&id=100321

Feb
8
Thu
2018
Medieval Academy of America, 24th Annual Conference: Phoenix-Scottsdale, AZ
Feb 8 – Feb 10 all-day
Medieval Academy of America, 24th Annual Conference: Phoenix-Scottsdale, AZ @ Embassy Suites Phoenix - Scottsdale   | Phoenix | Arizona | United States

The 24th Annual ACMRS Interdisciplinary Conference is an annual gathering of scholars, students, retirees and members of the general public interested in medieval studies. The conference features selected papers focused on the theme “Reading the Natural World: Perceptions of the Environment and Ecology in the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance”, roundtables, panel discussions, a pre-conference manuscript workshop and a performance from Les Enfan Sans Abri.

The conference lasts three days, from Thursday, February 8, with sessions beginning
at 1:00 p.m., until Saturday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m.

For more information: http://www.medievalacademy.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1020172

 

Feb
10
Sat
2018
An Exploration of the Musical Traditions of Greece and Cyprus: Brookline, MA
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An Exploration of the Musical Traditions of Greece and Cyprus: Brookline, MA @ Hellenic College Holy Cross Building: Archbishop Iakovos Library Reading Room | Brookline | Massachusetts | United States

“A musical journey through the sounds of Greece and Cyprus”

In this seminar presented by violinist Beth Bahia Cohen, laouto player Vasillis Kostas, and world percussionist Giorgos Lernis, the audience will be taken on a musical journey through the sounds and rhythms of different regions of Greece and Cyprus. In addition to performing the traditional music of these areas, our guest musicians will teach the audience several songs and dances.
Seating is limited. Advanced registration required. Registration closes February 9 at 12:00 PM.

https://maryjahariscenter.org/events/musical-traditions-of-greece-and-cyprus

Feb
13
Tue
2018
Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Orthodox Institute IV: Clearwater, FL
Feb 13 – Feb 15 all-day
Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Orthodox Institute IV: Clearwater, FL @ St. George Serbian Orthodox Church | Clearwater | Florida | United States

Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Orthodox Institute IV

For more information: https://eventgrid.com/Events/35264/sts-sebastian-and-mardarije-orthodox-institute-iv

Feb
15
Thu
2018
Rushnyk: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles,Museum of Russian Icons: Clinton, MA
Feb 15 – Jun 3 all-day
Rushnyk: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles,Museum of Russian Icons: Clinton, MA @ Museum of Russian Icons  | Clinton | Massachusetts | United States

The Museum is pleased to announce its next exhibition–Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles. Opening February 15, 2018, the exhibition celebrates and explores Ukrainian culture through one of its most ancient and valued traditions.

A rushnyk is a long, rectangular cloth, typically made from linen or hemp, which is woven in one solid piece and sometimes adorned with bright, intricate patterns. They are traditionally made by women, who start learning to spin, weave, and embroider the cloths at a very young age. Today most rushnyky are machine made using modern materials, and can be purchased in retail establishments.

For more information: http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/upcoming-exhibitions/