PRINCETON, N.J. — Talaat Pasha (1874–1921) led the triumvirate that ruled the late Ottoman Empire during World War I and is arguably the father of modern Turkey. He was also the architect of the Armenian Genocide, which would result in[...]

BOSTON — On Friday, October 26, the Old South Church was the venue for a novel musical program oriented toward Eastern Europe with two noted local musicians. Titled “Songs of the Other,” the program explored the musical legacy of[...]

By Nancy Kalajian BELMONT, Mass. — Kind, the name on the breakfast bar, said it all, and set a welcoming tone for the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) bus trip to view the “Armenia!” exhibit and attend[...]

HOLLYWOOD — The 21st Arpa International Film Festival (Arpa IFF), one of Hollywood’s longest running film festivals, showcased 47 films from 17 countries at Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theatre from November 2 to 4. This year’s[...]

LOS ANGELES — “American Mirror — Intimations of Immortality,” directed by Arthur Balder and produced by David Shara, received the top prize at the Documentary Film Festival of Los Angeles (DOCLA), presented by the[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Armenian Mirror-Spectator FUKUOKA, JAPAN — In the Japanese town of Fukuoka, a ballet school and a dancing company function, bearing the Armenian name Gharibyan Ballet Academy and Gharibyan Krunk[...]

SCHRUNS, Austria — Thirty years ago, Gyumri was almost totally obliterated by an earthquake that devastated nearby Spitak and other cities of the Shirak region. Slowly the city, known as the cultural capital of Armenia, has been rebuilt[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — On the afternoon of November 4, the award-winning late poet Diana Der Hovanessian was feted at the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) by an enthusiastic audience of about 150 people in the manner that she would have[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — A sold-out crowd laughed out loud all night during An Evening of Comedy, hosted by the Tekeyan Cultural Association Metro Los Angeles chapter on Saturday, October 27 at The Rococo Room. The event marked the kick-off[...]

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — On October 27 and 28, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of Greater New York hosted an art exhibition featuring the works of Simon Samsonian an Armenian cubist-impressionist painter. The opening reception[...]

BOSTON – When you enter an independent or assisted living home, you sometimes feel like you are entering a different realm, where time is slowed down or halted, and the past and present simultaneously exist. Somehow Bostonian filmmaker[...]