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NEW YORK — The Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America’s newly formed “Armenian Language Council” held its inaugural online meeting in mid-January, led by Primate Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan, with interim Director of Ministries[...]

Anti-heroine: 1-female protagonist not confined by the expectations put upon her. 2-someone who makes “unconventional life choices.” NEW YORK — Aida Zilelian’s characters often lull the reader into a false sense of security or[...]

By  Sarah Cascone NEW YORK (Artnet) — The walls of the Frick Collection’s stately Gilded Age mansion in New York are lined with distinguished Old Master portraits, many depicting the kings, knights, and patrons of the Italian[...]

NEW YORK — More than 450 persons from around the world gathered here on December 17 for the 19th Annual Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Holiday Gala, this year with the theme “Building a Nation.” After two years of virtual galas, due[...]

By Harout Arakelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator “World music is ‘in’ today, and I was at the bottom end of this thing, I was doing this music in the ‘50s! There was Latin fusion and Cuban stuff with jazz, but that was about it.[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Armenian-Egyptian actress Nora Armani in October received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 38th Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival. Armani relates what is the[...]

NEW YORK — Michael Sarian is a man with a background as diverse as the music he plays, jazz, and the city he calls home now. Born in Toronto to a Canadian mother and a Romanian-born Armenian father and raised in Buenos Aires, he attended[...]

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, music enthusiasts entered the unobtrusive but historically classic Opera House on Berry Street. The beautiful chandeliers, original architecture from 1911 and a large stage[...]

NEW YORK — Few non-Armenians at the November 6 performance of Anush Aslibekyan’s 2015 play “Mercedes and Zaruhi” had ever heard of the nerkaght or repatriation movement. In the late 1940s, the soviet government urged Armenians from[...]

LOS ANGELES — Varsen Naciye Alpian was born in Tokat (Yevtogia), Turkey in February 1920 to a physician father and educator mother, both born in Sepasdia (Sivas). Her original birth name was Varsen Karageuzian, but because of the[...]