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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Boston-area classical music lovers are in for a treat. On Sunday, March 31, the classical VEM Ensemble will perform at 1 p.m., at the Holy Trinity Armenian Church at 145 Brattle Street, at a concert cosponsored by the[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is sponsoring an essay contest for undergraduate students centering around the transformative power of education at the core of NAASR’s mission and the[...]

WATERTOWN — The Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) hired its first fulltime executive director in November 2018. In that post, Rachel Onanian Nadjarian is attempting some major changes in direction for the organization.[...]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Eminent Byzantinist and historian Dr. Speros Vryonis, Jr. passed away on March 11 peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90. Vryonis wrote extensively on Byzantine, Balkan and Greek history. Secondarily, he[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/NEW YORK — Torkom Movsesiyan is a dancer and cultural ambassador of the arts. His cultural organization, Torkomada, envisions dance to be an important but neglected diplomatic[...]

To the Editor, Months after “A Statement from the Diocesan Council Regarding the Diocesan Development Plan Proposal” (August 14, 2018, Mirror-Spectator) was issued, James Kalustian, chairman of the Diocesan Council of the Diocese of[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — A monumental and moving concert by the Lark Musical Society, featuring Johannes Brahms magnum opus, took place on Saturday, March 2, at the Ambassador Auditorium, under the auspices of the Armenian Missionary[...]

DUARTE, Calif. — In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide which is recognized worldwide each year in April, the acclaimed documentary “Crows of the Desert – A Hero’s Journey through the Armenian Genocide”[...]

LINCOLN, Neb. — Lex Najarian was crowned as Miss Nebraska USA in January 2019 and now is preparing to compete in the Miss USA pageant while promoting health-related causes dear to her heart. Najarian grew up in very sports-oriented[...]

MEDFORD, Mass. — Tufts University, the Darakjian-Jafarian Chair in Armenian History, the Department of History, the Armenian Club at Tufts University, and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will sponsor[...]