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MERCED, Calif. — Peter Balakian became the seventh recipient of the Spendlove Prize for Social Justice, Tolerance and Diplomacy on Thursday, April 12. The ceremony was held in the Kolligian Library on the University of California,[...]

By Alin Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff HOUSTON, Texas — As Armenians, we all have been guilty of name-checking fellow Armenians in the media. Sitting high on that list is the name of Janet Shamlian, an NBC News national correspondent.[...]

FRESNO — The Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno, held its gala 24th anniversary banquet, on Sunday, March 11, in the banquet hall of the Fort Washington Golf and Country[...]

NEW YORK (Opera News) Lili Chookasian, an American contralto who became a prominent presence on postwar concert and opera stages, died on April 10 at her home in Branford, Conn. She was 90. Continue[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff ARLINGTON, Mass. — The leafy and quiet Mystic Street here is far from the glamour of Beverly Hills or the edgy chic of New York City, both locales where Eric Bogosian is equally at home.[...]

BOSTON — Each April members of the Armenian community fill the State House to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. This year’s event will take place on Friday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m. The event is both solemn and[...]

LOS ANGELES — On Friday, March 16, parents, teachers, students, supporters and guests of Tekeyan Cultural Association’s (TCA) Arshag Dickranian School (ADS) gathered at the Taglyan Cultural Complex to enjoy the school’s 31st Annual[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Historian Ugur Ümit Üngör will give a lecture titled “Race and Space: The Armenian Genocide in the Context of Population and Territory,” on Thursday, April 26, at 8 p.m., at the National Association for Armenian[...]

JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass. — On Sunday, March 18, the Board of Directors of the Armenian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) hosted a St. Patrick’s party for the residents of the Armenian Nursing & Rehabilitation Center[...]

By Alin Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — The auditorium of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) was packed on March 14 as French-Armenian historian Raymond Kevorkian spoke about his most[...]

NEW YORK (AP) — Born in a Japanese fishing village just after his refugee family landed there in a desperate 1919 escape from Russia’s Bolshevik revolution, Roy Essoyan arrived in the Soviet Union nearly four decades later as an[...]