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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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New Play by Lisa Kirazian to Be Produced in San Diego

New Play by Lisa Kirazian to Be Produced in San Diego

June 23, 2016 11:15 am
SAN DIEGO, Calif. —  Scripps Ranch Theatre, located on the campus of Alliant International University, presents their fifth Annual Out on a Limb – New Plays from America’s...

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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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Oganesson: New Element in Periodic Table to Be Named for Russian Armenian Physicist

Oganesson: New Element in Periodic Table to Be Named for Russian Armenian Physicist

June 16, 2016 1:33 pm
Yuri Oganessian MOSCOW (AP) — Soon there will be four new names on the periodic table of the elements, including three that honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. The names...

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France Plans New Law Against Armenian Genocide Denial

France Plans New Law Against Armenian Genocide Denial

June 23, 2016 10:40 am
YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — France plans to enact a new law that will make it a crime to publicly deny the 1915 Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey, the French ambassador to Armenia,...

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Recipe Corner: Avocado, Eggplant, Shrimp and Feta Tacos With Garlic Lemon Tahini

Recipe Corner: Avocado, Eggplant, Shrimp and Feta Tacos With Garlic Lemon Tahini

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients 3 or 4 medium avocados, sliced 1 medium eggplant, sliced, 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2-3 cloves garlic, minced Diced feta cheese Juice of one lemon or lime 8-10 corn, flour or whole wheat tortillas 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried ancho peppers […]

New Play by Lisa Kirazian to Be Produced in San Diego

New Play by Lisa Kirazian to Be Produced in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. —  Scripps Ranch Theatre, located on the campus of Alliant International University, presents their fifth Annual Out on a Limb – New Plays from America’s Finest City, for two weekends, July 14-17 and July 21-24. Scripps Ranch Theatre is a leader in the Southern California Arts Community in developing and producing new plays. The […]

Dr. Vaughan Turekian Advises Secretary of State on Science

Dr. Vaughan Turekian Advises Secretary of State on Science

By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Dr. Vaughan Turekian, science and technology advisor to US Secretary of State John Kerry, attended an all-day forum at the United Nations on Monday June 6, on “Science, Technology and Development for Sustainable Development Goals.” The focus of the event was to discuss the ways […]

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

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. – The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) organized a panel discussion called Disabilities and Social Inclusion in Armenia: Challenges and Opportunities, which was held with the cosponsorship of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the latter’s headquarters last month, on May 26. Five female specialists […]

Governor Dukakis Speaks at CYSCA Event on Armenia Trip

Governor Dukakis Speaks at CYSCA Event on Armenia Trip

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — Former Massachusetts governor Michael S. Dukakis made a guest appearance at a Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) panel discussion called Disabilities and Social Inclusion in Armenia held with the co-sponsorship of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the latter’s headquarters on May 26. His […]

Acclaimed Violinist Anahid Ajemian Avakian Dies

Acclaimed Violinist Anahid Ajemian Avakian Dies

NEW YORK — Anahid Ajemian was born in New York, in 1924. She began her music studies early at the Institute of Musical Art, which later merged with the Julliard School. After graduating from the Lincoln School, Ajemian continued her education at Julliard, studying violin with Edouard Dethier, chamber music with Hans Letz and Felix […]

Artistic Journeys through National Destinies

Artistic Journeys through National Destinies

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — This is a most rare art exhibition. Not focused on one artist or even a school, it presents the works of distinct individuals joined through family ties, whose creative endeavors trace out a multifaceted cultural itinerary across vast geographical expanses through decades of turbulent political and social […]

Montreal real estate agent gets big break in “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Montreal real estate agent gets big break in “X-Men: Apocalypse”

MONTREAL (CTV) — There aren’t too many real estate agents out there who have also tried to bring an end to the world as a part-time job. Yet film audiences across the world were able to see Berdj Garabedian do just that in the recent blockbuster “X-Men: Apocalypse,” in which he played the older version of […]