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CYSCA Presented a Panel on Disabilities with Professionals from Armenia with Special Guest Governor Dukakis

CYSCA Presented a Panel on Disabilities with Professionals from Armenia with Special Guest Governor Dukakis

June 23, 2016 11:12 am
Program Director Alisa Stepanian of CYSCA speaking, with, seated from left, Meri Hakobyan, Anahit Flanagan (interpreter) and Mariana Matosyan (photo Aram Arkun) By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator...

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Combining Words, Art and Space to Tell a Story

Combining Words, Art and Space to Tell a Story

August 25, 2016 12:51 pm
By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WESTON, Mass. — Todd Bartel is an artist who not only creates art himself, but through his vocation and avocation, he teaches...

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Armenian Olympic Champion Gor Needs a Home

Armenian Olympic Champion Gor Needs a Home

August 25, 2016 12:50 pm
Gor Minasyan The dilapidated domik where Gor and his family live GUMRI, Armenia (shabat.am) – Yesterday [August 17], several people became greatly upset when I published...

International News»

Silver and Gold: Weightlifter Aleksanyan Grabs Gold for Armenia; Harutunyan and Karapetyan Win Silver

Silver and Gold: Weightlifter Aleksanyan Grabs Gold for Armenia; Harutunyan and Karapetyan Win Silver

August 18, 2016 11:59 am
Weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan Gold medal winner Artur Aleksanyan Wrestlers Artur Aleksanyan, left, and Mihran Harutyunyan RIO DE JANEIRO — Armenia had a very, very good...

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Spanish City Officially Recognizes Armenian Genocide

Spanish City Officially Recognizes Armenian Genocide

August 18, 2016 11:39 am
MADRID, Spain (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Spanish city of Benalmadena  has officially recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide. The City Council unanimously...

Recent Articles

Gold and Rust from Olympic Games

Gold and Rust from Olympic Games

By Edmond Y. Azadian During the 31st summer Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro as the US swimming legend Michael Phelps was hoarding gold, I was reminded of a parable told by an Armenian hero, Khrimian Hairig, upon his return from Berlin to Constantinople, dashing Armenia’s dreams of emancipation. The year was 1878 and […]

Combining Words, Art and Space to Tell a Story

Combining Words, Art and Space to Tell a Story

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WESTON, Mass. — Todd Bartel is an artist who not only creates art himself, but through his vocation and avocation, he teaches art and also presents the art of other artists to the world. He has also brought the story of the Armenian Genocide, through art, to his gallery. Bartel […]

Armenian Olympic Champion Gor Needs a Home

Armenian Olympic Champion Gor Needs a Home

GUMRI, Armenia (shabat.am) – Yesterday [August 17], several people became greatly upset when I published pictures of [Olympic wrestler] Artur [Aleksanyan]’s school. This [see photos] is the “domik” or shack of Gor Minasyan, who won a silver medal in the Olympics. His family has lived here for years. We have said for years that there […]

Aleppo Aid through St. Kevork Armenian Apostolic Church of Houston

Aleppo Aid through St. Kevork Armenian Apostolic Church of Houston

HOUSTON, Texas — In 2015, the Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization (CCO) initiated and up to this day continues to implement the Save a Life program. The name of the program is self-explanatory — it indicates its vital role for the lives of Syrian Armenians. As a result of the catastrophic situation in Aleppo in 2015, […]

Armenian Olympic Athletes to Return August 27

Armenian Olympic Athletes to Return August 27

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The Olympic Games finished in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Representatives of Armenia have received one gold and three silver medals. Wrestler Artur Aleksanyan has conquered the gold medal, wrestler Mihran Harutyunyan, weightlifters Simon Martirosyan and Gor Minasyan earned silver medals. Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Galust Sahakyan addressed a congratulatory message […]

Music by Hayg Boyadjian to Be Performed in Belgium, Armenia

Music by Hayg Boyadjian to Be Performed in Belgium, Armenia

LEXINGTON, Mass. — Lexington resident and Grammy-nominated composer Hayg Boyadjian will be guest composer at two concerts in Europe. The first concert will take place in Brussels, Belgium on September 11, at 7 p.m. Several songs (Lieders) by Boyadjian for soprano and piano on German and French texts, and two solo piano pieces will be performed. […]

John Baboian: Armenian Soul in New England’s Jazz World

John Baboian: Armenian Soul in New England’s Jazz World

By Olya Yordanyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON – Guitarist, composer and educator John Baboian brings a bright Armenian voice to New England’s world of jazz music. Sixty-year-old Baboian, of Belmont, is a freelance musician who does various gigs in the US and other countries playing jazz, rock, classical and Armenian music. At the same […]