Category: Armenian Assembly of America

‘ArmComedy’ Sells out in All Three Cities

‘ArmComedy’ Sells out in All Three Cities

WASHINGTON — “ArmComedy” benefit shows, co-hosted by the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) and Armenia Tree Project (ATP), sold out in all three tour locations —Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Incorporating Armenian and American politics, comedians Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan brought political satire and shared cultures to new audiences in the US. “With […]

Aram Kaloosdian’s Book on Life and Death of Tadem Continues to Receive Praise

Aram Kaloosdian’s Book on Life and Death of Tadem Continues to Receive Praise

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute announces that Robert Aram Kaloosdian’s book, Tadem: My Father’s Village Extinguished during the 1915 Armenian Genocide, was reviewed in the April 2017 issue of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the premier journal of the discipline published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. In […]

Armenian Assembly Joins Community in Promoting ‘The Promise’; Armenian National Institute Credited in the Film

Armenian Assembly Joins Community in Promoting ‘The Promise’; Armenian National Institute Credited in the Film

WASHINGTON — With the release of the much anticipated film “The Promise” last week, the Armenian Assembly of America released a statement strongly encouraging Armenians and non-Armenians alike to see the movie this weekend. “The Promise,” a Hollywood epic that depicts the extraordinary events of the Armenian Genocide, was created by the late Kirk Kerkorian’s […]

Author Dawn MacKeen Speaks on Armenian Genocide at Newport Beach City Council

Author Dawn MacKeen Speaks on Armenian Genocide at Newport Beach City Council

By Mihran Toumajan NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — On April 11, Armenian Assembly of America Western Region office joined author and award-winning investigative journalist, Dawn Anahid MacKeen, at the City Council of Newport Beach. MacKeen delivered the city council session’s invocation and educated councilmembers, as well as the audience in attendance, on the Armenian Genocide. MacKeen was […]

Tickets Now Available for ‘ArmComedy’ Benefit Events in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco

Tickets Now Available for ‘ArmComedy’ Benefit Events in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco

BOSTON — Tickets are now available for the “ArmComedy” performances in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco hosted by the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America. Political satirists Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan, co-creators, co-writers and co-hosts of “ArmComedy,” will perform for the first time in the United States at Winchester Town […]

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

WINCHESTER, Mass. — The Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) will host the “ArmComedy” duo of Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan for their first-ever comedy performances in the United States. ArmComedy’s benefit events will be held in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Tickets go on sale to the general public […]

Rep. Raskin to Join Armenian Caucus

Rep. Raskin to Join Armenian Caucus

WASHINGTON — The Armenian Assembly of America announced this week that Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) had announced his intention to join the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues during his meeting with Grassroots and Development Associate Mariam Khaloyan, Internship Program Director Joseph Piatt, and former Terjenian-Thomas Assembly intern Joann Khaloyan last week. “We welcome Congressman Raskin’s […]

Armenian Caucus Members Celebrate Armenia’s 25th Anniversary of Independence at US Capitol

Armenian Caucus Members Celebrate Armenia’s 25th Anniversary of Independence at US Capitol

WASHINGTON — On Armenia’s Independence Day, September 21, the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues and the Armenian-American community celebrated Armenia’s 25th anniversary of independence. During the program, Armenia’s Ambassador to the United States Grigor Hovhannissian expressed his sincere appreciation and gratitude towards the Armenian Caucus Members for their significant contribution in strengthening the friendship between […]