Arts & Culture

MONTREAL — A bewildered Charlie Chaplin rambles into a packed hall with his umbrella and guided by a flood light saunters to the front platform. As the laughter and the applause subside, a voice in the dark starts a dialog with Chaplin.[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator Although the subtitle is a bit of a misnomer, since this book is not entirely about the Armenian community in China, the volume is, nevertheless, in the main, a collection of stories and[...]

By Nancy Kalajian Special to the Mirror-Spectator CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Sunday, March 18, the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film honored director Atom Egoyan during its 18th Annual Chlotrudis Awards Ceremony at the historic Brattle[...]

By Nancy Kalajian Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — A Talk Back was held after the Saturday, March 10 performance with the Playwright Joyce Van Dyke, Director Judy Braha, the cast of “Deported/a dream play” and Kate Snodgrass,[...]

By Katie Van Adzin CAMBRIDGE — “Are you here for the Armenian party? It’s down there!” A help- ful student pointed towards a graffiti-covered door prominently emblazoned with the word “SEX.” But opening it and descending the[...]

By Nancy Kalajian Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — Lace, quilts, veils and scarves — symbols of family memory — are key elements that tie characters and scenes together in “Deported/ a dream play,” by Joyce Van Dyke, now[...]

By Cecelia Porter BETHESDA, Md. (Washington Post) — The Strathmore Mansion on Thursday was chock full of patrons (including cellists and other string players) to hear the 23-year-old Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan give a phenomenal[...]

BOSTON — The New England Light Opera (NELO) is opening its 10th season with a brand-new revue of the timeless songs of Cole Porter, called “Night and Day: A New Cole Porter Celebration.” NELO’s performance on Friday, March 2 at 8[...]

NEW YORK — The Robin Rice Gallery presents the second solo exhibition of photographs by Haik Kocharian. The opening reception will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The show runs through April[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — When “Deported/ a dream  play” by Joyce Van Dyke opens on March 8 at the Modern Theatre in Boston, it will mark the culmination of a five-year creative process for the[...]

By Dr. Artur Andranikian Yeghiazar Muradian is one of the names regrettably forgotten in both Armenia and the diaspora of that generation — the generation of Khachadur Misakian, Minas Cheraz, Nigoghos Zorayan, Nahabed Rusinian, Sdepan[...]