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Semerdjian Lectures on ‘The Armenian Presence in Aleppo: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future’

Semerdjian Lectures on ‘The Armenian Presence in Aleppo: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future’

October 16, 2014 9:05 pm
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — The terrible torment of the Syrian Armenians is frequently in the news, at least in the Armenian media, recently,...

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YerazArt Artists Soar on Belmont Hill

YerazArt Artists Soar on Belmont Hill

October 16, 2014 9:10 pm
By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — The quiet of Belmont Hill was shattered on Saturday, October 4, not by a wild party, but by two musically gifted...

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Gyumri Information Technology Center Director Yeghoyan Visits East Coast

Gyumri Information Technology Center Director Yeghoyan Visits East Coast

October 10, 2014 5:37 pm
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN, Mass. — The city of Gumri, Armenia’s second largest center of population, suffered greatly during the 1988 earthquake,...

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Much Ado About a Little Book

Much Ado About a Little Book

October 3, 2014 7:25 pm
By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOCHUM, Germany — That little book by Dr. Hagop Martin Deranian continues to provoke debate, now even in Germany....

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Chairman of Board of Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Announces Resignation

October 10, 2014 5:46 pm
  PASADENA, Calif. (Pasadena Independent) — William M. Paparian, former mayor of Pasadena, has announced his resignation as chairman of the board of directors of the...

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Armenia Reoriented or Disoriented?

  By Edmond Y. Azadian October 10, 2014 will become an important date for Armenia, since on that day, two significant events took place, not necessarily coincidentally. The first event was the signing of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) by President Serge Sargisian in Minsk, and the second one was the opposition rally at the […]

Armenian Opposition Launches New Wave Of Protests

Armenian Opposition Launches New Wave Of Protests

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — For the third time in three years, the Armenian opposition has announced the start of a nationwide campaign to bring about regime change, or at least wrest significant political concessions from the country’s leaders. Whether this attempt to bring about what one leading figure termed “a velvet revolution as a result of peaceful popular […]

YerazArt Artists Soar on Belmont Hill

YerazArt Artists Soar on Belmont Hill

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — The quiet of Belmont Hill was shattered on Saturday, October 4, not by a wild party, but by two musically gifted performers from Armenia and an enthusiastic crowd at a fundraiser and concert for YerazArt. Soprano Mane Galoyan and classical guitarist Lilit Mardiyan thrilled the more […]

Julia Zerounian to Bring World Cabaret Magic to Regattabar October 21

Julia Zerounian to Bring World Cabaret Magic to Regattabar October 21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Julia Zerounian and the Zerounian Ensemble will perform familiar and exotic songs from around the world on October 21 at the Regattabar. According to the Boston Globe, “The soulful vocalist is a one woman United Nations of Cabaret,” singing in French, Italian, Armenian, Russian, Persian, Yiddish and Latin in addition to American Songbook […]

Semerdjian Lectures on ‘The Armenian Presence in Aleppo: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future’

Semerdjian Lectures on ‘The Armenian Presence in Aleppo: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future’

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — The terrible torment of the Syrian Armenians is frequently in the news, at least in the Armenian media, recently, but few know much about the history of the Aleppo Armenian community. Dr. Elyse Semerdjian, a specialist in early modern Ottoman history and Syria, recently attempted to change […]

Biden’s Misguided Apology

  By Edmond Y. Azadian Vice President Joe Biden seems to be in a lot of hot water because of statements he made at Harvard University last week — statements that had global reverberations and ones that the Washington Post believes will cost him the 2016 presidential nomination for the Democratic party. To begin with, […]

Chairman of Board of Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Announces Resignation

  PASADENA, Calif. (Pasadena Independent) — William M. Paparian, former mayor of Pasadena, has announced his resignation as chairman of the board of directors of the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial amid allegations that the board treasurer provided fraudulent background information about himself, that the treasurer failed to follow California law regarding legal filings and that […]

Armenians Honor USC President for Championing USC Armenian Institute 

Armenians Honor USC President for Championing USC Armenian Institute 

LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California Institute of Armenian Studies Leadership Council marked its 10th year with a gala celebration in the presence of 600 guests and supporters, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, September 28. The 10th anniversary gala honored USC President C. L. Max Nikias for championing the Institute. Nikias, […]