Category: Arts

AIWA Presents ‘Broadway in LA’ Evening with Andrea Martin, Seth Rudetsky

AIWA Presents ‘Broadway in LA’ Evening with Andrea Martin, Seth Rudetsky

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Affiliate of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) announces that it will present “Broadway in LA: An Evening with Andrea Martin” hosted by Seth Rudetsky, on Saturday, May 27. Guests do not have to journey to 42nd Street or Times Square to enjoy Tony and Emmy award winning actress, […]

On the Wings of a Dream with Luys Foundation Scholar Artur Makaryan

On the Wings of a Dream with Luys Foundation Scholar Artur Makaryan

By Lilit Petrosyan NEW YORK — A big dreamer and extremely talented soul, Artur Makaryan likes to say that “if you have a determined mind, you have already done half of the job. The fulfillment of your dreams requires time and hard work. You can never have more unless you do more.” The academic and professional […]

Fabulous Local Rhode Island Talent Shines Again

Fabulous Local Rhode Island Talent Shines Again

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — On March 4, the Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church, presented a lively concert featuring local talents. The event took place in the Egavian Cultural Center. The featured artists of the evening were: Gohar Manjelikian, mezzo-soprano; Dalita Getzoyan, flute; Raffi Rachdouni, piano; Bethany Sousa Rachdouni, violin and Nune Hakobyan, […]

Baritones and Tenors in Musical Duels at Three Concerts

Baritones and Tenors in Musical Duels at Three Concerts

WORCESTER — Talents of the World, an international concert organization, is presenting “A Musical Duel of Tenors and Baritones” in three venues across the US: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA on March 31 at 7:30 p.m.; First Church in Cambridge, MA on April 1 at 7 p.m.; and Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, on April 9 at 7 p.m.. This project […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Concerts at Armenian Museum

Spring Concerts at Armenian Museum

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America will present its annual, free Spring Concert Series in the Adele and Haig Der Manuelian Galleries. On Sunday, April 2, the concert series will kick-off with “April in Paris: Music for Cello and Piano by French and Armenian Composers” and feature Boston-based cellist Kate Kayaian accompanied by Stephen […]