Arts & Culture

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator For readers of a certain age, Aram Saroyan’s collection of essays that deal in large part with the poets, writers and other cultural phenomena of the 1960s, will evoke nostalgia in more[...]

By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — With a music scene dominated by recycled pop music and digital voice enhancers, it is a challenging feat to turn on the radio and hear a song that is unique yet appealing to the[...]

By Rosario Teixeira WATERTOWN, Mass. — A retrospective of Daniel Varoujan Hejinian’s art is on display now through May 2, at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA), Contemporary Art Gallery, 65 Main[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — Friends of Armenian Culture Society will host an afternoon lecture/concert on Sunday, May 16 at 4 p.m. at the Armenian Cultural Foundation. Renowned composer and pianist Artur Avanesov will present works by some of the[...]

Emerging Artist Chris Gasparian Learns about His Homeland, Builds His Artistic Talent By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — When Chris Gasparian was studying mechanical engineering at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, he enrolled in two painting[...]

BOSTON — The Friends of Armenian Culture Society will present the 59th annual Armenian Night at the Pops on Saturday, June 19 at 8 p.m. at Boston’s historic Symphony Hall. The evening will feature renowned pianist Armen Babakhanian who[...]

TENAFLY, N.J. — A delightful evening of culture and entertainment was enjoyed by all who attended the one-man show by Hovhannes Babakhanyan which had been organized by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of greater New York/New[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian GLENDALE, Calif. — Well known long time educator, prolific writer, public speaker and author of many books, Yervant Babayan, was honored jointly by the Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Los Angeles Chapter and the[...]

By Nancy Kalajian Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — In baseball, you might walk, strike out or make some hits. In the musical field, one talented cellist is following in the direction of baseball and making some home runs, perhaps[...]

By Ara Arakelian BOSTON — Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 21, has been in Boston for less than a year but he has already made quite an impression in the Boston classical music circles. Currently an artist diploma candidate at the New England[...]

By Anna Yukhananov Special to the Mirror-Spectator BELMONT, Mass. — The lecture hall was overflowing on Thursday, March 11: 115 chairs filled, with more people crowded near the door. All had come to the National Association for Armenian[...]