Archive for March, 2008

A little late this is, but liturgically still just fine. Happy Easter, everyone (including my Orthodox friends who will celebrate it about a month from now)!

YouTube is a gift from God.
Always on the news and elsewhere, we only get the famous last two minutes or so of this most-famous oratory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But seeing the entire thing (yes, from the moment the gathering’s MC introduces King) for the first time gives me [...]


Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский (Igor Fjodorovič Stravinsky)
As a part of this season of Da Camera of Houston, the Houston Chamber Choir will perform Свадебка (Les Noces) by Igor Stravinsky under the direction of noted conductor Reinbert de Leeuw. In an interesting twist, this performance is coming the week before Holy Week. Actual ballet [...]

The Mocking of Christ by Titian.
The Bach Society of Christ the King Lutheran Church will be performing the Matthäuspassion (Passion according to St. Matthew) during this coming Holy Week.
Palm Sunday March 16, 2008 • 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday March 18, 2008 • 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday March 21, 2008 • 3:00 [...]

“Whenever I try to explain the Society to folks who have never experienced it, I always seem to end up dragging out my photo album. Why? Well, because, as the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.”
- From Mistress Anastasia Guta, Province of Malagentia, East Kingdom - This collection of photos dates [...]