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Claude Debussy – Nocturnes III (Sirenes)

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Soprano: Dawn Upshaw Mezzo Soprano: Paula Rasmussen Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra ?

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january 2017 – belated wishes

Still January so, my dear friends, here are my belated wishes for a beautiful 2017, to everyone. May it be a kind and peaceful one. My sincere apologies for my long absence. I’ve missed you all but life has thrown various challenges and I wouldn’t be true to my motto: “Art Towards a Happy Day”… … Continue reading

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as the snow falls softly…

Snow falls gently at WP [every year I look forward to that!] and Christmas is almost here. Past few months have been quite busy and December isn’t getting any lighter in many aspects, so I’m having to take a break for a while. I do hope I’ll be able to do a holiday post full … Continue reading

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September Magazine

Originally posted on Every Day Another Story:
Hey, it’s September again. Happy September. Here’s a compost re-post of last year’s September Magazine, a joint venture with Marina Kanavaki. which was a salute to the number nine, September being the ninth month. This year, the September Magazine again reminds us that the nine enjoys positive connotations…

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pearl six

June • 6 •  06:00 [yep, three sixes in a row!  😉 ] and on a New Moon, June is here! …………………………………………………………… • June colors: Light Blue, White & Cream • June Birthstone: Pearl also: Moonstone, Alexandrite, Agate & Opal. • June Flowers: Rose • Word of the month: Good Health also: Happy, Friendship, Love, Strong, … Continue reading

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Aquamarina Three in collaboration with Charlie Zero

One of the privileges of a blogging community is meeting and collaborating with like minds. I am proud to present our collaboration with an extraordinary poet: Charlie Zero [click on Charlie’s name to be directed to his page]   Plasma ball sun centers the embryo host. Electricity fingers paint a bluish yellow at the end … Continue reading

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dst and a short hiatus

Last Sunday we LOST an hour in our part of the world, moving to D.S.T. [Daylight Saving Time]. Many of my friends are already familiar with my views on D.S.T. [for those who aren’t:  dst-or-losing-an-hour]. As if that wasn’t enough [!], I’ve been experiencing some technical issues. Therefore I’m on a short break to sort … Continue reading

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for 2016…

To everyone I wish for 2016: with kindness & health and a thought for all those who are no longer with us

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#fireworks on #WordPressDotCom …my 2015 annual report.

One more year comes to an end and WordPress has created this annual report. Thank you guys! So here it is in numbers: See the fireworks marina kanavaki created by blogging on WordPress.com. Check out their 2015 annual report. Source: See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report. • A … Continue reading

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Christmas and Solstice

A very Merry Christmas and Joyful Holidays to everyone! and enjoy the Winter Solstice: December 22nd  • 04:48 UTC Winter Solstice 2015 © Marina Artemis Kanavaki

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going offline

My dear friends, I’ll be offline for a few days for a much needed quiet break. I won’t be able to visit, comment or reply, so I’m turning notifications and comments off. Leaving you with a reminiscence of yesterday’s Blood Moon eclipse. Wishing everyone a great week.

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Resa is “off to the Theater in Paths of Color”!

A few days back I rebloged Resa’s post: Graffiti Lux Legs – by Marina Kanavaki where she gracefully wore my poppies leggings. Well, yesterday she posted photos of her wearing the second pair of leggings she bought: Paths of Color [tgb] and here she is: I’ll repeat what I said back then: How lucky am … Continue reading

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nine

Nine – a very significant number to me, in many ways. Steve (A.K.A. Bumba), a very talented writer & musician and friend here at the blogosphere, has been doing a series of posts on numbers: “The Numbers Game Is Here: Mathematics for Dummies”  with this subtitle: “The beauty of math, of numbers and other beautiful … Continue reading

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Graffiti Lux Legs!

Resa wearing my poppies!!!!! Lovely Resa, from graffiti lux and murals bought 2 pairs of leggings from my art shop at Society6 and just posted some photos of her with my Poppies leggings on her blog: here How lucky am I to have such a gorgeous model! Graffiti Lux Legs – by Marina Kanavaki. Thank … Continue reading

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on blue… by Frank

A long time WP friend, Frank, had a wonderful idea [no surprise], to create a series of posts / collaborations. I was honored to take part in one of them: On Blue   It is not the first time Frank honors me by sharing my work. Back in 2013, he did a ‘Take 5‘ on … Continue reading

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Cecilia Lionheart by Resa

Resa, my dear friend and a great defender of animal rights, has just created a GORGEOUS Art Gown. She has named her ‘Cecilia Lionheart‘ as a Tribute to Cecil The Lion and …dedicated it to me! I had to share it with all my friends. Please check it out here and be sure to check … Continue reading

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life and a new month

Nature [life] has her way… One moment this: and the next this:  and here is my rather ‘bumpy’ attempt to film it. Same view, with just a few hours difference. Here’s to clear blue skies after a storm and here’s to a clear skied new month! Happy July 1st!   Full Moon tomorrow!  😉

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Taking the “backward step”…

“Take the backward step and shine the light inward.” Zen Master Dogen A good friend* posted this a few days ago:  Dogen’s Backward Step. Stepping back to move forward – slowing down – pausing, or however one may call it**, is something I have been meaning to do for some time now but kept postponing … Continue reading

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Happy May!

Happy May 1st everyone! …towards better and happier days, especially for those who suffer.

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Ether released!

I am happy to announce that after our physical album release, February 28, Ether is now available for download! For any of my friends interested in purchasing tracks or full album, here are the links: [and a big thank you in advance! 🙂 ] 3rd track from the album: House Of Serpents For a physical … Continue reading

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[meat] “really people?”

‘Really People’ is a series designed to help raise awareness on issues concerning animal cruelty. This one is about Meat. As many of you already know, I am very sensitive with matters concerning animals. Be it killing them for fashion, animal testing, poaching, or endless [as it seems] acts of cruelty towards innocent beings …including eating … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! last day

Sixth Day and the LAST ONE of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! Six straight days of deals are now all open until tonight! Throw Pillows  Tote Bags  Phone Cases  Shower Curtains  Duvets   Art Prints Check it out! Today it’s mugs*:   * Available in 11 and 15 ounce sizes, these premium ceramic … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! day 5

Fifth day of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! One more day to go! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! day 4

Day 4 of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s shower curtains* and duvet covers**: … Continue reading

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get sorted! day 3

Day 3 of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s phone cases*: *constructed as a … Continue reading

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get sorted sale!

Get Sorted Sale at my art shop! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s pillow day: check out the banners on the right … Continue reading

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Happy March!

A very Happy March everyone! Our album was released yesterday! As promised, here is the album artwork* of Etheras [Αιθέρας] *Artwork: on a full moon Soon we’ll have it up for digital distribution. I’ll leave you with a video of one song from the album: Awakening [Ξύπνημα] and in the words of someone who’ll be … Continue reading

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MK-O new album – release date

Happy Hump Day! As they say, this is it! Our new album will be released this Saturday, February 28 with  KOKKINI KARFITSA, [insert of the newspaper AVGI.] The title of the album is: ETHERAS [Ether]   Many of my friends don’t live in Greece, so stay tuned for news on the digital distribution date!  😉 … Continue reading

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a happy new week

A beautiful new week* ahead! Album nearly done [mastering stage & artwork]. Here’s a little boost for the week ahead: from our second 2CD album: UNREEL Headbanging Funk   …with a smile: 🙂 Band page you may also find us here: MK-O @ Soundcloud MK-O @ Reverbnation MK-O @ CD Baby MK-O @ You Tube … Continue reading

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album underway…

A beautiful Sunday, everyone! Recordings are coming along nicely and as scheduled. However, because of that, I am busiest than ever. Hopefully in a week’s time, I’ll resume my ‘normal’ rhythms!   Till then, here’s another song from our first album [Ovation] EON      Have a beautiful week ahead!   Band page you may … Continue reading

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happy february!

Happy February everyone! Some of you already know about my artistic ‘duality’ [painting & music]. We [MK-O] are currently in studio recording our 4th album. A fun procedure which however is extremely time consuming, so I apologize in advance if I fail to visit your lovely blogs sometimes.   Hoping to redeem my self with … Continue reading

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happy december!

Wishing everyone a very Happy December   month of Green, Red & …White [at least for some!] in other words: month of joy!               Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, laptop skins, cards, mugs, t-shirts, tank tops, v-neck tees, biker … Continue reading

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absence & hope

  Absence and hope © 2014 Marina Kanavaki Digital Painting   “It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” John Steinbeck  ‘The Winter of Our Discontent’   Alas, after a long absence, my radio silence is over. As I mentioned in my previous post,  … Continue reading

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on a full moon…

Sometimes things happen that throw us off course. I apologize from my friends for my absence. I will be back soon. Meantime A Beautiful and Happy Full Moon to Everyone “Full Moon October 2014” Digital painting © 2014 Marina Kanavaki

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[another] haiku from Haiku Andy!

A little more than a year ago, I received my first haiku, sent by Haiku Andy. Yesterday I had the joy of receiving another one! Haiku Andy creates a haiku each day and mails it to an address he picks randomly from his hat of friends. As he states in the back of each postcard: … Continue reading

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Our album BftWN reviewed by Ken Ford-Powell

My good friend, Ken surprised me with a review of our 3rd album ‘Blues for the White Nigger’ As he says: “After I bought this Blues for The White Nigger album and discovered I liked it, I promised Marina I would review it – openly and honestly.” Ken is a very talented writer and Educational … Continue reading

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Months of Searching & Hundreds of Miles Walked

Originally posted on Eric E Photo:
I’ve long been inspired by Marina Kanavaki’s artwork, especially her series “As Above So Below”. These paintings show reflections of shapes both above and below the surface that are differently colored and asymmetrical. They share a common ground though and each color scheme is unique. Much meaning can be…

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“flying to the unknown”

Markos Alexiou 1939-2014

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the move…

however it doesn’t and because the internet will be off for a while I am taking a break for a couple of weeks. I look forward to seeing what you’ve all been up to as soon as we are settled in our new home. Until then, be well, my friends …and smile! •     … Continue reading

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Cat’s “Passion Feature 13 : Marina Kanavaki”

“A Place for Sharing Passions” This is how Cat Forsley describes her site: “Fervour & Forever“. In her own words: “…a site about Pure Fervour and Passion . Things about Life that Really get To me – In a Good way  Things about people that Really Fascinate me  ALL IN ALL: PASSION FEATURES ON PEOPLE … Continue reading

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Frank’s “Take 5”!

Frank, at A Frank Angle has began a new series titled: Take 5. In this series he features one blogger answering five random questions about themselves. I had the privilege and great honor of being featured in his inaugural post. You can read the interview here: On Take 5 with Marina THANK YOU, MY FRIEND! … Continue reading

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