Category: California

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, […]

ADAA and Saroyan Foundation Host Exhibit at Opening of Antaeus Theatre in Glendale

ADAA and Saroyan Foundation Host Exhibit at Opening of Antaeus Theatre in Glendale

GLENDALE — Beginning March 2, the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) and the William Saroyan Foundation will host an exhibit of William Saroyan paintings at the new home of The Antaeus Theatre Company. The grand opening of the theatre began on Thursday with an “Open Stages” weekend of free events including tours, performances, coffee mornings […]

Elton John Presents ‘The Promise’ at His Academy Awards Party

Elton John Presents ‘The Promise’ at His Academy Awards Party

HOLLYWOOD — At the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)’s 25th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, February 26, at West Hollywood Park, Sir Elton John and his husband, David Furnish, introduced Open Road and Survival Pictures’ new film, “The Promise,” which tells the story of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey at the outset of […]

Mount Davidson Cross Anniversary Celebrated in San Francisco

Mount Davidson Cross Anniversary Celebrated in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The Council of Armenian American Organizations of Northern California (CAAONC) celebrated the 20th anniversary of their inception and acquisition of the Mount Davidson Cross in San Francisco with a banquet which took place at the Green Hills Country Club in Millbrae, on Saturday February 18. Mount Davidson Cross, a San Francisco Historical […]

Dr. Ümit Kurt to Speak on Genocide Perpetrator Ahmed Faik Bey

Dr. Ümit Kurt to Speak on Genocide Perpetrator Ahmed Faik Bey

FRESNO — Dr. Ümit Kurt, a Research Fellow at Harvard University will present talk on “The Curious Case of Armenian Genocide Perpetrator Ahmed Faik Bey” 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture is part of the Armenian Studies Program […]

‘Women of 1915’ Documentary to Have Bay Area Premiere

‘Women of 1915’ Documentary to Have Bay Area Premiere

ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — The Sonoma State University (SSU) Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series sponsored by the Armenian Genocide Memorial Lecture Fund, Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide at SSU, and the Alliance for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide at SSU will present the Bay Area Premiere of the Women […]

Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church Raises Funds for Families of Martyred Soldiers Defending Borders

Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church Raises Funds for Families of Martyred Soldiers Defending Borders

PASADENA, Calif. — On Sunday, February 12, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and utilizing Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian, executive director of the Armenian Evangelical World Council’s visit, the Mission and Outreach Committee of the Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church organized a luncheon and cultural program to raise funds for families of soldiers who lost […]

Plaque outside LA City Hall Commemorates Armenian Genocide

Plaque outside LA City Hall Commemorates Armenian Genocide

LOS ANGELES — On February 13, Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian unveiled the official plaque of the LA City Hall pomegranate tree to mark the commemoration of the Centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. In April 2015, Krekorian had planted the first pomegranate tree on City Hall’s lawn and launched the Armenian Genocide Memorial Tree […]