COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Black lawmakers in South Carolina are calling on former Vice President Joe Biden to disavow statements from a longtime friend and campaign surrogate that they say are racist. About half of the 45-member Legislative[...]

WATERTOWN — Rev. Dr. Avedis Boynerian and Dr. Yn. Arpi Boynerian announced recently that for the third year in a row, the Couples’ Night Out event, a collaborative effort of the New England Armenian clergy, will take place. The evening[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present a lecture by Prof. Taner Akçam entitled “When Was the Decision to Annihilate the Armenians Taken?” on Thursday, February 20, at 7:30[...]

WASHINGTON – Istanbul-based Turkish-Armenian journalist, community activist and musician Bagrat Esdukian wants to move to Armenia and settle there. The reason why he would not do that is because he feels he needs to remain in Turkey to[...]

GLENDALE — Ardashes “Ardy” Kassakhian, who has served as Glendale City Clerk from 2005 (see Mirror-Spectator), is making his bid for one of the three seats available on Glendale City Council. He is running in a full field for the[...]

By Eric Grossman BOSTON (Time Out Boston) — We all know Boston’s dining scene is booming, and perhaps no cuisine type has seen such growth in recent years as the traditional, colorful fare of the Eastern Mediterranean region and the[...]

WASHINGTON/YEREVAN — United States Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy and Kansas Army National Guard Adjutant-General, Major General Lee Tafanelli, joined Armenia’s Minister of Defense Davit Tonoyan for the opening of the exhibit[...]

SACRAMENTO — State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) personally delivered an invitation from Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to Governor Gavin Newsom to visit Armenia. In September, Newsom and Pashinyan met[...]

NEW YORK — From the high plains of Anatolia to the smoky mountains of Appalachia, Raffi Joe Wartanian’s second album Critical Distance captures the spirit of these two symbolic regions — and all the rich forces of nature in between.[...]

NEW YORK — Poet Susan Barba, the recent Anahid Literary Award winner, will be honored at the Anahid Literary Awards celebration on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Columbia University. The award is given by the Armenian Center. Barba[...]

NEW YORK— Following its debut performances in Los Angeles, a bio-musical on legendary world singer Charles Aznavour will mark its New York City presentation on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Symphony Space, in an event hosted by the Tekeyan[...]