Category: Weekly digest

Doxacon Seattle's weekly digests - posting Doxacon Seattle news and neat geek facts for the current week

Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (July 13-20)

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While we’re actively working on plans for Doxacon Seattle 2024, there are still plenty of conventions going on in our region! This weekend will be KuroNekoCon (July 19 to July 21), held at the Spokane Convention Center – they’ve got a neat comeback story post-pandemic and are quickly growing. Even if you can’t make it, …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (July 6-13)

A stylized image of the cross section of a human brain made of circuitry

With the National Weather Service predicting temperatures in the 90s, we hope you are keeping cool and drinking plenty of water this week! Hopefully their predictions prove true and we see things start to return to normal over the next couple of days. In the meantime, here’s some geek trivia to distract you! July 6 …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (June 30 – July 5)

A photo of an icon of the twelve holy apostles. Four apostles are in the foreground with gold halos, the remaining eight are behind them, all against a gold leave backdrop

Happy Independence Day! We hope that you all are enjoying plenty of rest, relaxation, and time with family today. As you may have read in last week’s announcement, we have a lay keynote speak for Doxacon Seattle 2025: S.K. Ehra. Learn more about her at her website and on Instagram (skehra_author) – we’re excited …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (June 23-29)

An icon of the disciples gathered together with Mary as the Holy Spirit descends upon them in tongues of flame

Though we have yet to see the weather reflect the season, we hope you’re having a wonderful start to your summer. We especially want to wish a happy Pentecost to our Orthodox brothers & sisters who commemorated this last Sunday the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles fifty days after Passover – blessings …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (June 16-22)

An icon depicting the First Council of Nicea - the council fathers stand together in their ecclesial robes holding a scroll containing the declarations of the council.

With summer beginning, we here at the Doxacon Seattle website are a bit behind on posting! Thanks for sticking it out with us. We hope you’re enjoying a good start of summer break from school, time with loved ones, and plenty of rest & relaxation! June 16 – Today marks an uncommon joining of secular …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (June 9-15)

An image of fans cosplaying Indiana Jones and his Ark at DragonCon 2006

Another week, another round of geek trivia! But before diving in, a bit of an update on Doxacon Seattle 2025. While we are still preparing formal announcements, we’re hoping to begin our call for presenters soon. There are a number of ways interested folks might be part of the convention: talks, panels, workshops, and one-shot …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (June 2 – 8)

A close-up photo of Roquefort cheese (colloquially 'blue cheese') spread across a round cracker

Happy June! We hope that you didn’t get too battered by the winds these last couple of days – here’s hoping our long Washington winter lets up soon 😏 We’ve had a couple of neat announcements over the last few days. The biggest one is the announcement of the theme for Doxacon Seattle 2025: “Extasis: …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (May 26 – June 1)

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Blessings to you and your loved ones as we celebrate Memorial Day today! We hope you have a wonderful time with family & friends as we remember those who gave their lives in service to our country. May they rest in peace, and may the Lord bring peace to all nations & peoples. May 26 …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (May 19-25)

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To all of our western Christians, happy (belated) Pentecost! May the Holy Spirit bring you many graces and gifts as we move from Easter joy into the work of the great commission. On the geeky front, we are delighted to share some work on behalf of our friends over at Bored Dragon Woodworking. If that …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (May 12-18)

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Happy Easter! In the Eastern tradition, today is the ‘Antipascha’ – which means ‘in the place of Pascha’. In the same tradition today (the first Sunday after Easter) and every subsequent Sunday of the year is dedicated to the Lord’s resurrection. Whether hailing from the West or the East, all of us here at Doxacon …

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