Arts & Culture

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — On September 4, Armenian President Serge Sargisian received French actor Gérard Depardieu, who was on a visit to Armenia as a guest of the Karot (nostalgia) international[...]

WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) wrote a letter this week to Paula Kerger, the president and chief executive officer of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), urging the network to air the film “Aghet: A Genocide” on PBS stations[...]

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale is presenting its 10th Anniversary Gala Concert and Dinner on Sunday, September 19, 12:30 p.m., at the Cultural Center of the Armenian Church Of Our Saviour, 34 Boynton[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — Armenians seem almost obsessed with fate —[...]

By Dilani Yogaratnam Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — Fashion designer Samuel Vartan knows how to mix business with pleasure. For his recent “End of The Summer Fashion Show,” Vartan put together a show with the casual feel of[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator The Gendarme. By Mark T. Mustian G.P. Putnam & Sons.. 2010. 294 pp. $25.95. ISBN 978-0-399-15634-2 In his first novel, Mark Mustian has chosen to deal with the subject of the Armenian[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator BROOKLINE, Mass. — If Diane Goshgarian were to characterize her interviews with authors for Brookline Access Television (BATV) in her own words, she would probably call this volunteer[...]

NEW YORK — Hrair Hawk Khatcherian, who recently took a journey through Western Armenia, will speak at the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) on Thursday, September 9, at 7 p.m. at an event hosted by the Zohrab Center and[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator The Armenian Amira Class of Istanbul. By Hagop L. Barsoumian. American University of Yerevan. 2007 The word amira is not one immediately recognized today, even by those who are well familiar[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff Snails Against the Tide: Selected Writings of Jack Antreassian. Edited by Elise Antreassian, Bayside, NY: Ashod Press, 2010, 197 pp. Jack Antreassian (1920-2009) was an important leader and intellectual[...]

LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Rick Norsigian’s hobby of picking through piles of unwanted items at garage sales in search of antiques has paid off for the Fresno, Calif.,[...]