Topic: New York

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — “Armenian art is not something isolated. It is woven into a global network, and needs to be understood for what makes it specifically Armenian,” declared Dr. Helen Evans, to an enthusiastic crowd of[...]

By Katrina Shakarian Special to the Mirror-Spectator FLUSHING, N.Y. — Tucked between large, nondescript apartment blocks on a stretch of 45th Avenue in Flushing, Queens, stands a three-story federal-style brick house. It’s situated on[...]

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — On an unusually sun soaked April afternoon in this shifting section of Brooklyn, where some flock into a millennial-friendly juice bar while others exit a legendary bodega, Armen Djerrahian checks the sun’s strength on[...]

By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — Two lifelong musical members of the New York community who have contributed greatly to the Armenian heritage and culture — Sahan Arzruni and Kris Kalfayan — were honored for their decades of service in a[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Specator NEW YORK — The striking, handcrafted images on display, ranging from a blue dove enmeshed in red and orange hues, to the intricately coiled letters of the Armenian alphabet, marked the[...]

  By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Half a century after St. Vartan Cathedral was consecrated in a special ceremony, marking a symbolic moment in Armenian-American history, the community gathered to toast[...]

  By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — When Maj. Sargis Stepanyan realized a fellow soldier was trapped among landmines during a special operations forces mission in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), he did what[...]

ORADELL, N.J. — The Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Mher Megerdichian Theater Group (MMTG) marked its 20th year with performances of Agatha Christie’s play “The Unexpected Guest” at Oradell Elementary School on Saturday, April 15[...]

NEW YORK — Clare Russell Gregorian, a lifelong advocate and leader in education, literacy, and women’s issues, and the wife of Carnegie Corporation President Vartan Gregorian died on April 28, at home in New York City, surrounded[...]

NEW YORK — The towering tenor voice of Elie Berberian reverberated among the thousands gathered in Times Square, echoing the unveiled pain and fighting spirit of Armenians throughout centuries as the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian[...]