Armenian Cultural Association of Maine Hosts Fall Dance on November 7


Mal Barsamian

Mal Barsamian

PORTLAND, Maine — The Armenian Cultural Association of Maine is sponsoring a Fall Dance on Saturday, November 7, from 7:30 to 11 p.m.  The purpose of the dance is to Celebrate Armenian Heritage by bringing together the Armenian communities of Southern Maine and sharing Armenian culture with non-Armenians.  Hence, the organization encourages everyone to attend and all ages are welcome.

Dancing, food and drinks will be available throughout the evening. Food will consist of Armenian hors d’oeuvres, known as mezze. A cash bar will also be available.  The dance features live Armenian music provided by some of New England’s best musicians: Mal Barsamian on oud, Leon Janikian on clarinet, Kenny Kalajian on guitar, John Arzigian on vocals, and Jason Naroian on dumbeg and vocals.  The dance will take place at the beautiful Avant Dance and Events Center located at 865 Spring Street in Westbrook, Maine.  Tickets for the event are $40 in advance until October 25 and $45 after October 25.  Tickets for Children 12 and under are $20.

Table reservations are available when purchasing eight tickets.  Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2378118).  The link can also be found by visiting the organization’s website at www.armemiansofmaine.com.  To purchase tickets by email contact the organization at acame@armeniansofmaine.com.

For more information, contact Raffi Der Simonian (rdersimonian@gmail.com).