Posts by Chris Vlahonasios

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Moving Icon: All These Flowers

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Kevin Bryce, the Orthodox filmmaker of the documentary “We are Superman.” Chris…

Sep 17, 2014
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WOAH What a Night!

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris interviews Michael Lujan, one of the organizers of the recent Wondrous Orthodox Arts Happening (WOAH), which took…

Aug 21, 2014
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WOAH, that’s awesome! An Orthodox Arts and Media event on August 7th

WOAH! is about bringing together Orthodox artists and art lovers for celebration, fellowship, and to provide an organized, artistic witness for the public…

Aug 02, 2014
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We weave what we loom: Textile arts in the 21st Century

In this episode, Chris has a conversation with Kyriaki Fuss about her expression of art in the area of textiles, including knitting and embroidery. Kyriaki…

Jul 18, 2014
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Love Story: an Orthodox Film by Shawnee Smith

Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen’s co-star on Anger Management, makes her directorial debut in Orthodoxy: A Love Story. It’s a film that travels across…

Jul 14, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Primetime Blush

Sex in the media is nothing new: look at Canterbury Tales or Shakespeare’s plays. We’re constantly bombarded by references in music, print and online,…

Jun 07, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Orthodox Blockbusters

In this episode, we learn about the Japanese/Russian Orthodox film “Priest San,” starring Pyotr Mamonov from “Ostrov” and American…

May 17, 2014
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Touching the Hem of God: the Work of Angelica Sotiriou

Visual artist Angelica Sotiriou creates abstract-surreal, contemplative works of art that reflect on her personal relationship with the Divine. In this…

May 03, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Ostrov

When one thinks of Orthodox pop-culture, the great Russian writers Dostoevsky and The Way of a Pilgrim from the 1800s come to mind. During the 20th century,…

Apr 18, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Surrealism

The latest installment of Moving Icon is titled “Remodeling 20th-century Surrealism into 21st-century Orthodox Surrealism.” We will explore…

Apr 04, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Byzanfest

This week’s episode is an overview of the recent Byzanfest, the world’s first Orthodox Christian short-film festival that was entirely online. Founder…

Mar 15, 2014
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The Moving Icon: Brian Whirledge

Brian Whirledge, iconographer and artist, talks about his upbringing and inspirations behind his work. Brian also discusses what lead him to Orthodoxy…

Mar 01, 2014
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