By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — For years, the stories were told in hushed voices. The tragic true-life tales would escape the lips of the survivors in the privacy of their homes as they revealed their struggles to family members, not only[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — The exotic and mysterious Caucasus has always captured the imagination of writers, artists and travelers. The Russian Empire’s southward expansion “stimulated an incomparably rich body of literature and an[...]

By Dominic Gover NEW YORK (International Business Times) — A collection of paintings by an artist who died in obscurity are expected to fetch up to $30 million at auction in New York. Arthur Pinajian devoted his life to art but never won[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator POTSDAM, Germany — Among the required reading for most Armenians is the novel The Forty Days of Musa Dagh by Franz Werfel, and the author is thus known among Armenians mainly [...]

GLENDALE —The dedication of the book Haleb, Arachin Gayaran (Aleppo, the First Station) by Zaven Khanjian was held on March 3, by the Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Los Angeles Chapter with a capacity crowd at the Armenian Society of[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Renowned Armenian painter Hakob Hakobian died on March 9 of a heart attack. He was 89. Born in Egypt, Hakobian repatriated to Soviet Armenia in 1962, where he later earned a “People’s artist” title.[...]

  By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Kelly Stuart is not only a playwright; she is a fearless storyteller who immerses herself in the complexities of the human condition. Along with teaching courses at Columbia’s[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Writer Aris Janigian, author of the acclaimed novel, This Angelic Land, will give a lecture titled “Exile, Memory and Assimilation: The Armenian Experience as the Essential American Experience,” on Thursday, March[...]

  Cool as Ice, Siblings Branch out with Stylish Jewelry Store By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WELLESLEY, Mass. — Browse through publications about style in Boston and you will likely come across two names when it comes[...]

  By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff LOS ANGELES — What do “Homeland,” “24,” “Mad Men,” all have in common? Each has won a Golden Globe for Best Drama Series and each has featured actor Hrach Titizian. In addition[...]

The Young Man in the Gray Suit by Agop J., Hacikyan. Interlink Books. 2013. 248 pp. $20. ISBN 978-1-56656-907-1 By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator Agop J. Hacikyan’s new novel focuses on the complex identity of the[...]