Arts & Culture

BURBANK, Calif. — Born Karnik Zouloumian on January 1, 1907 in Syria to an Armenian family, Carzou later created his name from the first syllables of his first name and surname. Becoming a world traveler at an early age, Carzou was[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — OneWorld Classrooms, a nonprofit dedicated to building bridges between local and global classrooms through art and technology, will be presenting a free exhibit to showcase children’s art from Armenia and the rest of[...]

By Emil Danielyan, Elina Chilingarian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Serj Tankian, renowned American-Armenian musician, on Monday, called for boosting the rule of law and combating corruption in Armenia, saying that is key to addressing the[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — Golden Thread Productions announces the world premiere of “Night over Erzinga,” a powerful and soul-stirring play by award-winning playwright and actor Adriana Sevahn Nichols. Sevahn Nichols is the first recipient of[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator BEDFORD. N.Y. — In September, children’s book author Talene Dadian White will add two new titles, The Three Little Karmeegs (The Three Little Pigs) and Voski and the Archoogians[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — Zareh Shahan Tjeknavorian is a filmmaker in the prime of his career. His work, largely documentary in nature, has been a process of self-exploration. As he said recently, “I have these[...]

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[...]