Topic: Arts and Culture

LOS ANGELES — Prof. Richard Hovannisian of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California (USC) and Chapman University has traveled extensively in 2018 to participate in conferences dedicated to the[...]

By Sona Hamalian YEREVAN — On the evening of Sunday, July 8, an extraordinary concert was held in the main square of Goris, Armenia, in celebration of the 90th anniversary of the birth of legendary composer, musician, and conductor[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — While working on my study “The Armenians in World Choreography Art” I learned that Olga Tarassova (1902-1982), the sister of famous French writer of Armenian origin[...]

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The Gay and Lesbian Armenian Society (GALAS) celebrated its 20th anniversary with a special gala held at Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale, Calif., on June 2. The evening was hosted by comedians Lory Tatoulian, Mary[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — In early spring New Paths – Bridging Armenian Women (NP) launched its first successful book club meeting at the Phinix Grill with Rita Allen Balian, president of Rita B. Allen Associates, a national career[...]

  LOS ANGELES (Variety) — Russ Regan, a music industry veteran who worked with Elton John, Neil Diamond, Olivia Newton John and Smokey Robinson, died at his home in Palm Springs on Sunday, May 27. He was 89. Among his accolades:[...]

By Sylva Asryan YEREVAN — This year the Vahan Tekeyan Awards ceremony of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA), supported by the Shake Tekeyan-Ghazarian Fund of the TCA of the United States and Canada, took place on May 17 at the[...]

PETERSBURG, Russia (Public Radio of Armenia) — French Armenian singer Charles Aznavour was hospitalized in St. Petersburg on April 25, the Russian NTV channelreports. Aznavour, 93, felt ill right during the rehearsal of a concert that[...]

By Peter Balakian   Driving Route 20 to Syracuse past pastures of cows and falling silos   you feel the desert stillness near the refineries at the Syrian border.   Walking in fog on Mecox Bay, the long lines of squawking[...]

  There are many books, primarily works of non-fiction, as well as a growing body of fiction, on the Armenian Genocide and its many aspects — legacy, history, reparation, survivors and the dead. The authors try to reach audiences[...]