Arts & Culture

NEW YORK (Jazz-Quad) — Pianist, composer, bandleader and educator Armen Donelian has carved out an enviable career spanning four decades, including seminal stints with Sonny Rollins, Billy Harper, Chet Baker and Mongo[...]

MOSCOW ( and Moscow Times) — Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, a recent Artist Diploma recipient from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, won the Gold Medal in the cello division at the XIV International Tchaikovsky[...]

SYDNEY, Australia — From their first performance as guest artists during the April 24 commemoration to two sell-out concerts at The Independent Theatre, the Khachaturian Trio captivated audiences with their mesmerizing performances of[...]

By Dr. Rona Sela JERUSALEM (Haaretz) — The painting “The Citrus Grower,” whose recent acquisition for display in the Knesset caused a storm, is based on a portrait of a Palestinian family from Jaffa in the[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff PALISADES PARK, N.J. — Some 130 children and adults crowded into the hall of the Armenian-American Support and Education Center on June 11 to see an Armenian-language puppet show, “Ughdin[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — “Night Over Erzinga,” a play by Adriana Sevahn Nichols, was presented at the Lark Play Development Center in midtown Manhattan on June[...]

BOSTON — The Friends of Armenian Culture Society (FACS) will present the 60th annual Armenian Night at the Pops on Saturday, June 25 at 8 p.m. at Symphony[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff VIENNA, Austria — Hasmik Papian, as the saying goes, has[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Pasadena-Glendale Chapter organized an evening dedicated to the life and literature of the Armenian-American author Levon Zaven Surmelian on Thursday, May 26, at the Beshgeturian Center[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN, Mass. — Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian is the Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and the winner of numerous awards and patents. He is also a[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator The Winter Thief. By Jenny White W.W. Norton & Co. 2010. 400 pages $14.95 (paperback) ISBN: 978-0-393-33884-3 The Winter Thief, the third novel in the Kamil Pasha series by anthropologist[...]