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Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

January 5, 2017 1:49 pm
By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A murder almost a decade ago and a genocide a century back impacted one woman so much that she altered the...

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Architecture as Witness to Genocide

Architecture as Witness to Genocide

February 16, 2017 2:54 pm
From left, Frank Hämmerle, Dr. Regine Randhover, German-Armenian Society board member and scholar who introduced the Exhibition, and Cem Özdemir (Photo Courtesy of Süd...

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Film from Armenia to Be Shown at Global Cinema Fest

Film from Armenia to Be Shown at Global Cinema Fest

February 16, 2017 2:50 pm
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — “Simon’s Way,” a short feature film from Armenia, will be screened at the Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston...

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Argentine Deputy Submits Bill to Criminalize Denialism

Argentine Deputy Submits Bill to Criminalize Denialism

February 16, 2017 2:35 pm
BUENOS AIRES (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — Deputy Nilda Garre submitted a bill to criminalize denialism in Argentina this week, a project that would include the Armenian...

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Architecture as Witness to Genocide

Architecture as Witness to Genocide

February 16, 2017 2:54 pm
From left, Frank Hämmerle, Dr. Regine Randhover, German-Armenian Society board member and scholar who introduced the Exhibition, and Cem Özdemir (Photo Courtesy of Süd...

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Architecture as Witness to Genocide

Architecture as Witness to Genocide

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator CONSTANCE, Germany — For almost a decade, a photographic exhibition on the “Nakba,” the expulsion of the Palestinians from their lands in 1947-48, has been travelling around Germany, and in virtually every site, the organizers from the Association of Refugee Children in Lebanon have run up against opposition. […]

New Website Sheds Light on Gerard Balakian’s History of Sports Medicine

New Website Sheds Light on Gerard Balakian’s History of Sports Medicine

NEW YORK — Another Balakian is making news; a new website has been launched to chart the history of sports medicine pioneer and inventor of electrolyte-rich beverages for athletes, Dr. Gerard Balakian. The web site — gerardbalakianmd.com — charts the history of the groundbreaking invention of Sportade, the electrolyte replenishment drink that Balakian invented in 1965. […]

Film from Armenia to Be Shown at Global Cinema Fest

Film from Armenia to Be Shown at Global Cinema Fest

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — “Simon’s Way,” a short feature film from Armenia, will be screened at the Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston in Belmont on Sunday, March 12 at 5:15 p.m. The Armenian National Film Academy named it the best short film of 2016, while the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival […]

Tempering Trump’s Temptations

Tempering Trump’s Temptations

By Edmond Y. Azadian Armenia and America have a common issue: migration, but in reverse order. Armenia has a problem of emigration and America has a problem of immigration. The first cannot stop the outflow of its people and the latter cannot halt the influx of people. Enter President Donald Trump. He has a spectacular […]

Return to Asbury Organizers Deliver Armenian Musical Instruments to Hovnanian School Children

Return to Asbury Organizers Deliver Armenian Musical Instruments to Hovnanian School Children

NEW MILFORD, N.J. — Members of the Return to Asbury Kef Weekend organizing committee were invited to participate in a ceremony at the Hovnanian School where they delivered Armenian musical instruments to the students. Funds to dedicate these hand-made-in-Armenia instruments were raised at the 2016 Return to Asbury Kef Weekend, an independent, non-profit event that […]

Armenian Genocide Commemoration to Be Held in Times Square on April 23

Armenian Genocide Commemoration to Be Held in Times Square on April 23

NEW YORK — On Sunday, April 23, from 2 to 4 p.m., thousands will gather in Times Square (43rd St. and Broadway) to commemorate the 102nd anniversary commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. In recognition of Genocide Awareness Month in April, Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) will also be commemorated, along with other genocides committed in […]

Reception Dedicated to 25th Anniversary of Armenian Army in Washington

Reception Dedicated to 25th Anniversary of Armenian Army in Washington

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday February 7, the Armenian Embassy organized a reception in honor the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Armenian Army. Present were military attaches of foreign embassies accredited in Washington, representatives of Armenian organizations, including Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) President Berge Setrakian, Armenian Assembly Director Bryan Ardouny, ADL District Committee […]

Falcons Hire Former USC Coach Steve Sarkisian

Falcons Hire Former USC Coach Steve Sarkisian

ATLANTA (Yahoo Sports) — The Atlanta Falcons, fresh off a collapse in the Super Bowl, hired the offensive coordinator from an Alabama team that blew a lead in the final seconds of last season’s collegiate national championship game. Former University of Washington and University of Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian was hired to replace Kyle […]