Arts & Culture

Book Review: Rebel Land: Unraveling the Riddle of History in a Turkish Town by Christopher de Bellaigue. Penguin Press. 270 pp. $25.95.  ISBN 978-1-59420-252-0 By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator First off, many Armenians are[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — The Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) will feature an exhibition by artist Daniel Varoujan Hejinian, whose work can be found in private, corporate and museum collections throughout the world. Hejinian is[...]

LOS ANGELES — In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of his birth, the Shahan Natalie Family Foundation invites the public to attend a tribute to the living memory of the internationally-known intrepid Armenian thinker, writer, orator[...]

GLENDALE, Calif. — On Wednesday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m., there will be a screening of the silent film “Ravished Armenia” and an accompanying talk by film historian Anthony Slide at the Glendale Central Library, 22 Harvard St. The[...]

By Suzanne Muchnic LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — If your knowledge of Andreas Gursky’s enormous photographs is limited to meticulously detailed, vividly colored long shots of offices, factories and a 99 Cents Only store, you are in[...]

By Naomi Kuromiya KINGSTON, R.I. — Over the past few weeks, the elements and details of the commemorative exhibition, “The Armenian Genocide — 95 Years Later, in Remembrance,” have been confirmed and finalized. This historically[...]

LONDON (Daily Telegraph) — This March the British Film Institute on London’s Southbank will host a season of Armenian filmmaker Sergei Paradjanov’s works. The festival will include Paradjanov’s acclaimed features, short films and[...]

By Allan Ulrich SAN FRANCISCO (San Francisco Chronicle) — You couldn’t help stumbling over a masterpiece this past February at the War Memorial Opera House. For the third subscription program of its 77th season, the San Francisco[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Friends of the UCLA Armenian Language and Culture Studies will be recognizing Dr. Antonia Arslan’s dedication to Armenian culture and raising Genocide awareness by awarding her the Narekatsi medal. The presentation[...]

BOSTON — Woman’s History Month in March provides an opportunity to learn more about the significant roles played by females in society. Armenia, with its long and colorful history, is full of examples of the courage, determination and[...]

BEREA, Ohio — Baldwin-Wallace College Composer-in-Residence Loris Ohannes Chobanian’s composition Avarayr — Fires of Zarathustra was premiered by the BW Symphonic Wind Ensemble conducted by Dwight Oltman, on January 22. A week later,[...]