By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow has said, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” And legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven called music “a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. It[...]

PARAMUS, N.J. — The Bergen Community College’s Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation honors Lynn Needle, dancer/choreographer (and BCC faculty member), and composer/writer Dr. Michelle Ekizian for their collaboration on the[...]

BOSTON — Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway continues to inspire a series of innovative programs and initiatives. Throughout the year, programs at the park are offered in collaboration with civic, arts, cultural and educational[...]

FRESNO — Author Katia Tavitian Karaguezian will speak on her new book “Forbidden Homeland: Story of a Diasporan” on Friday, September 8, at 7 p.m., in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, on the Fresno State[...]

GLENDALE — Armenian Film Society has announced the program for the inaugural Armenian Film Festival, which will be held in Glendale from September 6-10, at the Alex Theatre, Laemmle Glendale and Hero House. Founded in 2015 by husband and[...]

YEREVAN/LOS ANGELES — Cellist Sergey Kosemyan, a native of Yerevan, was born into the family of Honored Artist of Armenia, famous violist, member of the Komitas State String Quartet Alexander Kosemyan and violinist Karine Rostombekyan.[...]

By Satenik Kaplanyan YEREVAN — This year the Romanos Melikyan State Music College of Yerevan commemorates its 100th anniversary and the 140th anniversary of Melikyan’s birth. The festivities culminated in the inauguration of a[...]

WATERTOWN — The Zangér Boston Youth Chorale has just announced its rehearsal schedule for the 2023-2024 season. Chorus members are coming together after the summer vacation to begin preparations for Christmas Concerts, as well as[...]

LOS ANGELES — Sona Movsesian has come a long way from being known jokingly as the “world’s worst assistant” to talk show and podcast legend Conan O’Brien to a podcast host and author. Movsesian is O’Brien’s sidekick on the[...]

LOS ANGELES (Public Radio of Armenia) — System Of A Down front man Serj Tankian is urging the Imagine Dragons to cancel the show in Baku scheduled for September 2. “A few months ago, it came to my attention that Imagine Dragons had[...]

DETROIT — Film director and editor Hrayr Toukhanian died on August 15, 2023. He was 91. He was born in 1933 in Beirut, to the late Bedros and Eugenie Toukhanian and the husband of the late Sona (Dabanian). He leaves children Peter[...]