Arts & Culture

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — The publication on April 24 of a new, expanded and complete translation of The Forty Days of Musa Dagh by Franz Werfel demands recognition as a major literary and cultural event.[...]

NEW YORK — A few months ago with the recommendation of Armenia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Garen Nazarian, a special committee was formed to organize a celebratory concert, named “Rebirth,” dedicated to the 20th[...]

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Sibil, the Armenian singer from Istanbul, had her debut performance on March 31, at the Bergen County Academies, while finding time to enjoy the Metropolitan New York[...]

CAMBRIDGE — “The Armenians and the Book,” an exhibit commemorating the 500th anniversary of the first printed book in Armenian, will be open to the Harvard community on the third floor of Lamont Library, April 9 to[...]

NEW YORK — The late Dr. J. Michael Hagopian’s award-winning documentary film, “The River Ran Red,” will be screened at the United Nations during a symposium on April 12 on preventing genocide. The honorary chairs of the symposium[...]

PASADENA, Calif. (Pasadena Weekly) — While honing her skills in art school at age 11, Alexandra Manukyan had no idea she would eventually open her own studio, teach art, freelance for the fashion industry, participate in a group show for[...]

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[...]