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Looking Ahead: Beyond the Centennial

Looking Ahead: Beyond the Centennial

June 25, 2015 12:32 pm
Dr. Noubar Afeyan From left, Dr. Noubar Afeyan, George Clooney, Ruben Vardanyan and Dr. Vartan Gregorian By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff   BOSTON — April...

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Armenian Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Performs in Ani

Armenian Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Performs in Ani

June 25, 2015 1:04 pm
Tirgran Hamasyan in concert ISTANBUL — Award-winning Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan performed a concert on June 21 in the historic ruins of Ani, the medieval Armenian...

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Armenian Police Forcefully Disperse Yerevan Protesters, 18 Injured

Armenian Police Forcefully Disperse Yerevan Protesters, 18 Injured

June 25, 2015 1:02 pm
Protests in Amrenia Protests in Yerevan were met with force YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian police used force and water cannons to clear a demonstration in central Yerevan overnight...

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Pope Francis Denounces ‘Great Powers’ for Turning Blind Eye to Genocide

Pope Francis Denounces ‘Great Powers’ for Turning Blind Eye to Genocide

June 25, 2015 12:49 pm
Pope Francis TURIN, Italy (Christian Science Monitor) — In impromptu remarks to a crowd of young people in northern Italy Sunday, Pope Francis criticized the “great powers”...

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Armenian Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Performs in Ani

Armenian Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Performs in Ani

June 25, 2015 1:04 pm
Tirgran Hamasyan in concert ISTANBUL — Award-winning Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan performed a concert on June 21 in the historic ruins of Ani, the medieval Armenian...

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Sossy Akatcherian Obituary

Sossy Akatcherian Obituary

WESTCHESTER, Calif. — Sossy Chalian Akatcherian passed away on June 15. She was predeceased by her husband, Khatchik. Sossy Chalian was born on January 2, 1941 in Tripoli, Lebanon to her parents Dikran and Jannette Chalian. She was the eldest of four children and loved her siblings: Hovsep Chalian, Sebouh Chalian and Shoghig Chalian Tarpinian. […]

Col. Victor V. Arzoomanian Obituary

Col. Victor V. Arzoomanian Obituary

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Colonel Victor V. Arzoomanian died at his home on June 13, at the age of 93. He had been a resident of Hackensack for 63 years. “The Colonel,” as he was fondly known, began his career in the Army as a private, serving in the South Pacific during WWII. After the war, he […]

Armenian Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Performs in Ani

Armenian Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Performs in Ani

ISTANBUL — Award-winning Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan performed a concert on June 21 in the historic ruins of Ani, the medieval Armenian capital, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. Within the scope of his project titled “Luys i Luso,” Hamasyan will perform in various Turkish provinces until June 30. He will also give concerts at 100 […]

Armenian Police Forcefully Disperse Yerevan Protesters, 18 Injured

Armenian Police Forcefully Disperse Yerevan Protesters, 18 Injured

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian police used force and water cannons to clear a demonstration in central Yerevan overnight after a standoff with activists protesting against rising electricity prices. In the early hours of June 23, special police forces moved to disperse hundreds of protesters who spent more than nine hours seated in the street not […]

Recipes: Grilled Eggplant and Chopped Salad with Lemon Mint Dressing

Recipes: Grilled Eggplant and Chopped Salad with Lemon Mint Dressing

Ingredients 1 large eggplant or 2-3 Japanese eggplant, sliced in ½-inch pieces or chunks 6-7 cups romaine lettuce, red leaf lettuce, radicchio, escarole, endive, kale and/or spinach (or any choice of lettuce or salad greens) 2-3 medium tomatoes, any variety, cut into chunks 1 large ripe avocado, diced or sliced 1 medium red onion, thinly […]

A High Note with Placido Domingo: Two Operas, One Extraordinary Evening

A High Note with Placido Domingo: Two Operas, One Extraordinary Evening

GLENDALE — Haigazian University is celebrating its 60th anniversary on October 3 with a black-tie gala fundraiser and a performance by Grammy award-winning tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo in the title role of Woody Allen’s production of Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi.” The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles will play host to the evening’s celebration which […]

HMADS Nursery and Kindergarten Graduation Thrills Audience

HMADS Nursery and Kindergarten Graduation Thrills Audience

BAYSIDE, N.Y. — On Friday, June 12, all of the hard work came together for the Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) Nursery and Kindergarten Graduation. All of the students worked extremely hard throughout the year and now it was their time to shine. The students loved learning the songs and dances that they would […]

COAF Summer Soiree Raises more than $50,000 in Support of Entrepreneurship Programs

COAF Summer Soiree Raises more than $50,000 in Support of Entrepreneurship Programs

NEW YORK — The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF), a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of children in rural Armenia, held its Fifth Annual Summer Soiree on June 16 at the PH-D Rooftop Lounge of the Dream Hotel Downtown. Close to 300 COAF friends and supporters gathered to celebrate the organization’s recent accomplishments […]