Mirror-Spectator

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff   HAMILTON, N.Y. — Poet, memoirist and academic Peter Balakian has been in constant motion over the last few years, and particularly in 2015. He has crisscrossed the globe, engaging with Armenian[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN – Peter Palandjian, the chief executive officer of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, spoke about his work and real estate at the November 2 St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff   WATERTOWN — Most children do not have clear ideas about their parents’ childhoods. They might hear bits and pieces and use their imaginations to color in the lives of their parents as[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN – Robert A. Semonian, known to all as Bob, is a sociable and outgoing man. He has a knack for making friends, and for connecting friends who might be able to help one another. As an[...]

By Stephen Kurkjian   Special to the Mirror-Spectator   PRAIRIEVILLE, La. — June Holden, now 70 and living in Louisiana, has long suspected that she was Armenian. There was the olive skin, dark hair and flashing brown eyes[...]

CALIFORNIA NOVEMBER 7 — Saturday, “100 Years and Flourishing,” St. Peter Church Ladies Society 57th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon, at Four Seasons, Westlake Village, CA. Details to come. CONNECTICUT SEPTEMBER 13 — Sunday 12:30[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff LOS ANGELES — The movie 1915 is premiering in the Boston area on August 27 and September 10. The Mirror-Spectator and Tekeyan Cultural Association are sponsors of the latter showing. In order to help[...]

WATERTOWN – The Armenian Mirror-Spectator has a summer intern, thanks to the Armenian Students’ Association Inc. Journalism Internship Award. He is Alec Seferian, from Lexington, Mass. He is a junior at Virginia Tech majoring in[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Artak Movsisyan is one of a very small number of specialists in the writing systems used in Armenia prior to the acceptance of Christianity. His doctoral thesis (1997) at Yerevan State[...]

ROYAL OAK, Mich. — On Saturday, July 18, a warm summer night and a rich collage of Armenian culture greeted guests as they arrived at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for the eighth annual Armenia Fest. Live music from the Armenia Fest[...]

By V. Sonig Kradjian I had the serendipitous good fortune to meet former US president William Jefferson Clinton during my visit as a guest to the Clinton Foundation’s annual gala in New York City in March 2015. Once a year, a big[...]