Topic: Arts

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[...]

HANNOVER, Germany — People of Jewish or Armenian heritage know that they share a painful history, one that deprived them of statehood and forced them into life in the diaspora over centuries. In view of this shared, but differentiated[...]

By Natalie Teperdjian YEREVAN — In 2016, when Constantine Orbelian received the call from Armenia asking him to become artistic director of the Yerevan Opera House, no one could have imagined that epic changes were on the horizon. Two[...]

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[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator FAIR LAWN, N.J. — The East Coast premiere of filmmaker Jivan Avetisyan’s “The Last Inhabitant,” based on a true story set in a Nagorno-Karabakh village, was screened on Friday,[...]

LONDON — The newly-formed Pan-Armenian Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2017, widely regarded as the Oscars of the classical music world. Led by conductor Sergey Smbatyan, the orchestra will join[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator WARSAW — “Incredible Lusine Arakelyan gave a great New Year’s concert at the Warsaw concert hall in front of 1,200 guests. Her beautiful voice and great musical experience are[...]