Behind the Scenes with createid
CLOSER TO GOD
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Greek iconographer Chronis Vichos paints the wall of the sanctuary in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Pocatello, Idaho.
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Father Constantine Zozos of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Pocatello watches as Greek iconographer George Kordis paints an icon of Moses and the Burning Bush.
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Eyes in a bowl, part of an icon of Saint Paraskevi, who is venerated as a healer of the blind.
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Greek iconographer Maria Panou painting details on an icon.
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The nave of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Pocatello, Idaho, where services are held.
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createid director/videographer Andy Lawless climbing a scaffolding to get a good shot.
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Greek iconographer Kanellos Kanellopoulos painting an icon on the wall of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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Iconographer Maria Panou mixing paints.
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Greek iconographer Alkis Pappas using a laser level to make sure the icons he’s painting are level.
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An icon of the Pentecost.
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Iconographer Chronis Vichos cutting out an icon that has been painted onto a special material that will be affixed to a ceiling too difficult to paint by hand.
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Several icons that have been painted onto a special material that will be affixed to a ceiling too difficult to paint by hand.
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“Jesus the Pantocrator,” a massive icon of Jesus surrounded by angels and prophets that is a hallmark of the domes in Orthodox churches.
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Greek iconographer Maria Panou. Her colorful shirt is the result of drying her brushes on her clothing while she paints.
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createid producer Marcia Franklin with Greek iconographer Maria Panou.
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Greek iconographer George Kordis painting an icon of Jonah and the Whale.
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A closeup of an icon of Moses and the Burning Bush. In Orthodox Christianity, the Burning Bush is interpreted as being Mary and Jesus. Watch a time-lapse of Mr. Kordis painting this icon in the video next to the photo gallery.
A Deep Spirit | Closer to God
Master iconographer George Kordis paints an icon of Moses and the Burning Bush on the wall of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church.
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A Deep Spirit | Closer to God
360° of Inside of Greek Church
FLIPPING THE SCRIPT
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Open Arms dancers rehearse at the JUMP building in Boise.
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Marcia Franklin interviews Open Arms Founding Artistic Director Megan Brandel.
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Dancer Hava Fisherman being interviewed.
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Open Arms dancer Gail Hawkins teaching dance in the 1970s. Photo courtesy of Gail Hawkins.
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Open Arms dancers performing at the Morrison Center in Boise.
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Open Arms dancer Heather Marie.
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Open Arms dancer Alice Brown at the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial.
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Open Arms dancers on stage at the Morrison Center in Boise.
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Open Arms dancers Heather Marie and Hava waiting to go on stage at the Morrison Center.
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Open Arms dancers rehearsing at the Morrison Center.
Perspectives I: Strength | Flipping the Script: Open Arms Dance Project
Open Arms Dance Project, an inclusive dance group in Boise, Idaho, performs a dance about physical and emotional strength at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts. It was choreographed by Meaghan Novoa and Megan Brandel, and performed on April 28, 2022. The group includes members with disabilities and those who identify as able-bodied.