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January 15, 2008

The multi-panel Keiskamma Altarpiece, which commemorates the dead and pays tribute to the living of an AIDS-ravaged seaside town, opens at its only East Coast venue on January 16 at Washington National Cathedral.

More than 130 townspeople of Hamburg in the Kieskamma River valley in...

December 20, 2007

THE GOLDEN COMPASS Directed by Chris Weitz Starring Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards. NewLine Cinema One hour, 53 minutes. Rated PG-13

THERE WILL BE BLOOD Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor. Ghoulardi Film Company Two...

December 6, 2007

THE ASPHALT GOSPEL Directed and edited by Scott Griessel Distributed by http://www.crosswalkamerica.org/

No single word on a page can communicate the personalities of men like the Rev. Carlton Pearson or Mark "Perfesser Creek-Water" Dorazio.

In "Asphalt Jesus: Finding a New...

November 19, 2007

A New York classical vocal ensemble that released its debut CD, I Sing the Birth, a meditation on the Christmas season, in early October is winning critical international acclaim.

A varied collection of unaccompanied music that spans nine centuries and nearly as many styles, I Sing the...

November 8, 2007

A juried exhibition that features works in painting, printmaking, sculpture and other media, engaging both the literal and metaphoric meanings inherent in the phrase "body of Christ," is on display in seminaries and religious schools in Pennsylvania, Washington and Virginia.

The show...

November 1, 2007

Angela Coppola's idea came from divine guidance, she says, a few days after lunch with the Rev. Alan Jones, dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and his wife, who were seeking ways to make the cathedral's gift shop more profitable.

Coppola, who lived near Grace Cathedral at the...

September 27, 2007

Mention solar energy and people often think of individual roof-mounted panels. Mention stained glass and people think of traditional windows in churches. Not too many people would think to combine them, but artist Sarah Hall has done this and more, with the first stained glass installation in...

September 6, 2007

Gloriae Dei Cantores, an internationally acclaimed choir from Massachusetts whose members dedicate themselves to preserving and authentically interpreting great choral music since the 11th century, will tour in September, giving performances in Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia...

August 16, 2007

A new gallery of works by Episcopal artists, titled "Saints & Family" was launched this week on the homepage of Episcopal Church's web site.

The images and icons span the history of the Christian church, beginning with the announcement of the birth of Jesus through to the present...

August 9, 2007

A dredge -- a large, hoary implement of rusted steel teeth and netting used to "harrow" crabs out of the depths of Chesapeake Bay -- sits at the base of the large pulpit just below the chancel steps of St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church in the heart of the Columbia Heights section...

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