Category: Armenian Genocide

Hamasyan Melds Musical Traditions at Berklee in Boston

Hamasyan Melds Musical Traditions at Berklee in Boston

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON—The music of Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan was the focus of the Berklee Middle Eastern Festival on March 8 at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston. Hamasyan, a crossover artist who composes in a wide range of genres, and often combines them in his works, so that he […]

Anahid Literary Prize Winner Peelle Celebrates Release of Novel with Revue Readings

Anahid Literary Prize Winner Peelle Celebrates Release of Novel with Revue Readings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Acclaimed author Lydia Peelle will be celebrating the publication of her first novel The Midnight Cool (published January 2017 by Harper, a division of HarperCollins) with a string of appearances featuring a variety of music, readings and mixed media. The revue travels to Powerhouse Arena, 28 Adams St., in Brooklyn on March […]

Billboards Commemorating Armenian Genocide Go up in Greater Boston

Billboards Commemorating Armenian Genocide Go up in Greater Boston

BOSTON — Peace of Art has launched its annual campaign of awareness for the Armenian Genocide.  Starting March 10 to April 30, the group has put up billboards at seven locations, including Rte. 1A in Lynn, Rte. 1 in Malden, 495 in Methuen, and on April 1, on South East Expressway in Boston. Peace of Art www.peaceofart.org will display a […]

Chris Cornell Provides Original Song for Armenian Genocide movie 

Chris Cornell Provides Original Song for Armenian Genocide movie 

By Sarah Gopaul LOS ANGELES (Digital Journal) — A great story has the ability to attract exceptional talent who are excited to contribute in any capacity. “The Promise” was an official selection at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival and is set during the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire. The film stars Academy Award winner Christian Bale and Golden Globe […]

Socialist International Adopts Resolution on Armenian Genocide

Socialist International Adopts Resolution on Armenian Genocide

CARTAGENA, Colombia (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Socialist International adopted a resolution on Armenian Genocide as a result of the 25th Congress held in the historic city of Cartagena, Colombia, hosted by its member party, the Colombian Liberal Party, under the main heading For a world in peace, with equality and solidarity. Delegates from member parties, affiliated […]

A ‘Promise’ Fulfilled

A ‘Promise’ Fulfilled

By Eric Esrailian My name is Eric Esrailian, I am a proud Armenian, and I am the great-grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors. The story of the Armenian people is one of tragedy and triumph. It is a story that has been aggressively silenced for decades. On April 21, we are going to tell this story to […]

City of Orphans by Nora Nercessian: Book Review

City of Orphans by Nora Nercessian: Book Review

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff The destruction of the Armenian Genocide manifested itself in countless ways. One was the huge number of children left orphaned. The largest orphanage in the world at that time was created as a result. In 2016, after nearly a century, Nora N. Nercessian published the first monographic study of this […]

Ayo! Launches Critical Campaign for Day Care Center for Disabled Children

Ayo! Launches Critical Campaign for Day Care Center for Disabled Children

NEW YORK — Ayo!, the Fund for Armenian Relief’s crowdfunding platform, just launched a new campaign to raise funds for the Hrazdan Day Care Center for Disabled Children. The Center, which normally provides social, educational, and healthcare support to nearly 150 disabled children in Hrazdan city and surrounding villages of Kotayq Province, lost their funding January 1st […]