Source: Nikita Filatov, Archpriest Leonid Kalinin Is secular art capable of talking about God, or is this the prerogative of church art only? When and why does an artist start to support evil? Is there a chasm between secular and church art, or can they interact with each other? Are modern technologies and styles permissible in the … More MODERN ART AND CHURCH ART

House passes Equality Act to boost LGBTQ protections

Orion Rummler A protester holds a rainbow flag in Times Square in Oct. 2020. Photo: John Lamparski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The House voted 224-206 on Thursday to pass the Equality Act, which would expand federal protections for LGBTQ people by prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Why it matters: The legislation passed … More House passes Equality Act to boost LGBTQ protections

People’s Choice Arsentiy Kharitonov

Pianist Arsentiy Kharitonov in Manhattan, New York, on May 10, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)PERFORMING ARTS First Prize Winner in National Composer’s Competition Is the People’s Choice An interview with composer and pianist Arsentiy KharitonovBY RAYMOND BEEGLE February 21, 2021 Updated: February 21, 2021biggersmallerPrint I have observed over the years that when institutions like the New York Philharmonic present … More People’s Choice Arsentiy Kharitonov