By  Sarah Cascone NEW YORK (Artnet) — The walls of the Frick Collection’s stately Gilded Age mansion in New York are lined with distinguished Old Master portraits, many depicting the kings, knights, and patrons of the Italian[...]

FRESNO — Dr. Henry Shapiro will give a presentation titled the “Rise of the Western Armenian Diaspora in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire” on Thursday, January 26, at 7 p.m., in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium,[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — I cannot think of anything more challenging than teaching Armenian language and culture to students in a non-Armenian public school setting. Nonetheless, that is precisely what the twenty-five honorees attending the[...]

FRESNO — “The Story Behind Soghomon Tehlirian and the Assassination of Talaat Pasha” will be the topic of a presentation by Ara Sarafian on Monday, January 23, at 7 p.m., in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, on[...]

NEW YORK — More than 450 persons from around the world gathered here on December 17 for the 19th Annual Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Holiday Gala, this year with the theme “Building a Nation.” After two years of virtual galas, due[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The lights of Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston in Cambridge were illuminating through the snowy Sunday evening on December 11, 2022, as the Erevan Choral Society presented their annual Christmas Holiday[...]

By Marineh Khachadour Special to the Mirror-Spectator Born in 1954 in the Bronx New York, Charlie G. Hachadourian lived and created art in the United States and in Armenia for most of his adult life. “His every visit to Armenia, as to[...]

PARAMUS, N.J. — Most Armenians are familiar with Franz Werfel’s book, The 40 Days of Musa Dagh, detailing the true story of six villages that resisted the Turkish army on the Mountain of Moses (Musa Dagh). Now, an illustrated[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) in December announced the winners of the 2022 Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prizes for Excellence in Armenian Studies: Dr. Ümit Kurt for The Armenians of[...]

CAIRO — During my trip to Egypt last November, I had a pleasant meeting with ballet dancer Mariam Karapetyan, who is the Prima Ballerina of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company. Born in Gyumri, Mariam graduated from the Yerevan State College[...]

By Christine Melkonyan YEREVAN — The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of Armenia unveiled its new website,, in Yerevan at the Tekeyan Cultural Center on December 16, 2022. The new platform aims at popularizing artists of[...]