LOS ANGELES — A first-generation American side hustle becomes a path for generational bonding and war relief efforts. Story by Lara Talatinian as told to Kirsten Judson.  Originally published on Zagat Stories.* Born and raised in Los[...]

It was in the middle of October, not long after the outbreak of the war in Nagorno-Karabakh. Amalia Safaryan, a young pianist living in Marburg, called her friend, Seda Nahapetyan, a singer in Giessen. Her message was urgent: “We have to[...]

YEREVAN / DUBAI – Musician Nina Boutchakjian, known as “Nina Oud” on her social media platforms, was born in Lebanon to an Armenian father (whose family hails from Aintab) and Lebanese mother and raised in Sweden (Stockholm/Nykvarn).[...]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The “Armenian Cultural Hour” is held every Friday by the Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church over the past eight months, and several thousand people have tuned in to watch the programs.[...]

FRESNO — Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced the publication of Dr. James Russell’s Misak Medzarents: The Complete Lyric Poems, Volume 12 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — California-based illustrator Arpi Krikorian has dedicated her life to celebrating and spreading the joy, richness, and vibrancy of Armenian culture. Arpi is renowned for her beloved modern illustrations of[...]

This St. Sarkis Halva recipe is featured in The Vegan Armenian Kitchen Cookbook published by Lena Tashjian and Siroon Parseghian in 2020. “The holiday celebrates Saint Sarkis, one of the most beloved Saints within modern Armenian[...]

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Dr. Kevork Bardakjian retired and became an emeritus professor of Armenian languages and literatures in May 2020 after holding the Marie Manoogian Chair of Armenian Language and Literature at the University of[...]

YEREVAN — Every message I have received from Armenia over the holidays has expressed the notion that 2020 was a terrible year for everyone, and doubly so for Armenia. Not only has the pandemic brought sickness and death to many[...]

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America recently announced the third in its bi-monthly Online Concert Series. The performance is being recorded live in New York by three Armenian sopranos, Hasmik Meikhanedjian, Alvard Mayilyan, and[...]

By Liana Satenstein HOUSTON (Vogue) — Olivia Haroutounian is not your typical college student. The visually arresting 22-year-old looks plucked out of a Pre-Raphaelite painting with long black curly hair and old-world features, and[...]