Arts & Culture

LOS ANGELES (Fresno Bee) — Don’t be sur- prised if you happen to see comedian Jamie Kennedy strolling through Fresno in the near future. Continue[...]

Lebanese-Armenian Singer Brings New Life to Old Music By Serena Hajjar Special to the Mirror Spectator BEIRUT — Imagine your favorite traditional Armenian song. Now, set it to a rock tune. Finally, add an Armenian woman to sing it. This[...]

WATERTOWN — The Mashtots Chair in Armenian Studies at Harvard University, the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA), the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)[...]

NEW YORK — At first glance, the Armenian Genocide would be an unlikely context for a compelling love story. Yet, one author has proved it cannot only be done, but done extraordinarily well — and is quickly captivating readers across[...]

The Armenian Genocide in Literature: Perceptions of Those Who Lived Through the Calamity, by Rubina Peroomian, Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, 2012. By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Reading Rubina Peroomian’s new book is not easy, nor is it[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) announced the three finalists as well as an upcoming event for its third biennial $10,000 William Saroyan Prize for Playwriting Award. The finalists are: “Doon,” by Sevan[...]

By Katrina Stanislaw MEDFORD, Mass. — The following is an interview with Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, Tufts Professor of History and Darakjian and Jafarian Chair in Armenian History, regarding her studies of diasporas and her insight on the[...]

GLENDALE, Calif. — Glendale’s Central Library buzzed with excitement on the evening of July 25, as the crowd poured into its second floor auditorium to hear Dr. Arda Arsenian Ekmekji, dean of Arts and Sciences at Haigazian University.[...]

It took seven years living in Los Angeles to realize it was not the city that Adam, whose dearest friend “believed him to be mad,” had admired as a young boy in Lebanon. Much as it gave him a feeling of normalcy and of belonging, the[...]

By Hazel Antaramian-Hofman I was born in 1960, in Yerevan, Armenia, yet spoke little Armenian and what I did speak was Western Armenian. As a young child, I always wondered why I came from such an exotic place when my father was born in[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — Bestselling author Chris Bohjalian will discuss his eagerly-awaited 15th book, The Sandcastle Girls, an epic novel set against the backdrop of the Armenian Genocide, on the evening of Thursday, July 26, at the Armenian[...]