Arts & Culture

BOSTON — The YerazArt Foundation, a Boston-based non-profit organization dedicated to the support of young Armenian musicians, has announced the establishment of two educational programs in Armenia: a comprehensive instrument donation[...]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — This year marks the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s Independence. For this occasion, the Armenian Music Festival of Rhode Island Inc., supported by The Armenian Euphrates Evangelical Church, Sts. Sahag and Mesrob[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — The Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) is going to be the new home for many iconic images from one of the most renowned portrait photographers of the 20th century, Yousuf Karsh. The photographer captured the[...]

By Tom Vartabedian PRINCETON, N.J. — When people hear of the work being done by Alice (Abeghian) Calaprice, their eyes bug out in disbelief. The question they may pose might sound redundant: What is a non-physicist doing with such a keen[...]

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[...]