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Robotics in Yerevan and Cambridge: A Panel Discussion

Robotics in Yerevan and Cambridge: A Panel Discussion

May 14, 2015 11:10 am
Panel participants: l to r, Sue Cusack, moderator; Alisa Stepanian, CYSCA President; Vahagn Poghosyan, Instigate, Yerevan; Michal Gordon, MIT, Cambridge; Barbara Bratzel,...

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CTG and ADAA Stage Readings of ‘Staging the Unstageable’ Plays Dedicated to Genocide Centennial

CTG and ADAA Stage Readings of ‘Staging the Unstageable’ Plays Dedicated to Genocide Centennial

May 14, 2015 11:07 am
LOS ANGELES — Center Theatre Group (CTG), one of the largest theatre companies in the nation, in partnership with the Armenian Dramatic Artists Alliance (ADAA), presented...

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Catholicos Aram I Speaks on Suit to Reclaim Seized Property

Catholicos Aram I Speaks on Suit to Reclaim Seized Property

May 21, 2015 12:18 pm
Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia By Rick Gladstone NEW YORK (New York Times) — A lawsuit in Turkey filed by the Armenian Church to recover its ancient...

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Armenian Trees Planted in Germany to Bear Fruits of Friendship and Reconciliation

Armenian Trees Planted in Germany to Bear Fruits of Friendship and Reconciliation

May 21, 2015 12:07 pm
A toast with Armenian brandy after a planting in Bochum. By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator   BOCHUM, Germany — Exactly one year ago, as Germans...

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Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration Committee of Central Virginia Sprints Toward Genocide Awareness

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration Committee of Central Virginia Sprints Toward Genocide Awareness

May 21, 2015 12:22 pm
Rev. Simeon Odabashian and Dr. Mayda Topoushian congratulate Lilly Thomas as co-recipient of the Legacy Award. By Marni Pilafian RICHMOND, Va. — William Saroyan might have...

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HMADS Celebrates 100th Anniversary

HMADS Celebrates 100th Anniversary

By Janet Marcarian OAKLAND GARDENS, N.Y. — Armenians around the world solemnly remembered the great tragedy that befell our people in 1915. This event was commemorated in various religious and cultural observances in every corner of the world. Holy  Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) stands as a monument of inspiration and guiding light to the […]

Guedigian, Papasian Walk the Cannes Red Carpet

Guedigian, Papasian Walk the Cannes Red Carpet

CANNES, France — Gerald Papasian walked the red carpet in Cannes with French-Armenian filmmaker Robert Guediguian and the rest of the talented crew of Guedigian’s new film “Une Histoire de Fou” (Don’t tell me the boy was mad). The film treats the difficult and most delicate subject of the ASALA bombings in Europe during the […]

American University of Armenia Sets Sights on Global Reach

American University of Armenia Sets Sights on Global Reach

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — The president of the American University of Armenia (AUA), Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian, recently visited the United States, where he embarked on a tour in order to raise the profile of the university in the west and seek the necessary funds to make the university a destination […]

German-Armenian Forum Launched in Berlin

German-Armenian Forum Launched in Berlin

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Ten years ago the Bundestag (Parliament) passed a resolution on the Armenian issue, but that focused on facilitating an Armenian-Turkish dialogue. The recent events in Berlin marking the centenary of the genocide constituted a breakthrough in the same direction, as reported in the Mirror-Spectator. But what […]

Tekeyan Cultural Association of US and Canada Establishes Office in Armenia

Tekeyan Cultural Association of US and Canada Establishes Office in Armenia

  WATERTOWN — The Board of Directors of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada, Inc. (TCA) in its regular meeting of January 30, 2015 at the Arshag Dickranian School in Los Angeles, California, decided to establish a representative office in Armenia to implement its cultural and educational programs in Armenia and […]

Edmond Azadian’s 80th Birthday Celebrated by Writers Union of Armenia

Edmond Azadian’s 80th Birthday Celebrated by Writers Union of Armenia

YEREVAN (Azg) – The Writers Union of Armenia celebrated the 80th birthday of the well-known American-Armenian intellectual, activist, literary critic, analyst and editor Edmond Azadian on May 21 in its Yerevan center. Warm words of appreciation were spoken by President Edward Militonyan of the Writers Union, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia […]

Jeanmarie Papelian Joins ATP as New Executive Director

Jeanmarie Papelian Joins ATP as New Executive Director

WATERTOWN —The Executive Committee of the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) announces the hiring of Jeanmarie Papelian, Esq., as executive director of the organization. Managing Director Tom Garabedian is retiring as part of a planned transition of the leadership team after ATP’s 20th anniversary celebrations last year. Papelian is an experienced non-profit volunteer with more than […]

Belichik ‘Consigliere’ to Speak at St. James Armenian Men’s Club Dinner

Belichik ‘Consigliere’ to Speak at St. James Armenian Men’s Club Dinner

WATERTOWN — Berj Najarian, the New England Patriots’ Director of Football / Head Coach Administration will be the key note speaker at the dinner meeting of the St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club on Monday, June 1. Berj is part of the inner circle of Head Coach Bill Belichick, along with Ernie Adams (Director of Football […]