Category: Mass.

‘ArmComedy’ Duo Changing Armenia One Laugh at a Time

‘ArmComedy’ Duo Changing Armenia One Laugh at a Time

The two comedians from Armenia write and perform their own satirical news show, called “ArmComedy,” three times a week on the ArmNews TV channel. They have had many prominent guests on their show, including Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, various Armenian ministers and politicians, including opposition figures, filmmakers, singers and even American comedian Conan O’Brien during […]

Springtime Musicale at Cultural Foundation in Collaboration with Canadian Women’s Club

Springtime Musicale at Cultural Foundation in Collaboration with Canadian Women’s Club

Springtime Musicale at Cultural Foundation in Collaboration with Canadian Women’s Club ARLINGTON, Mass. — On Sunday, April 23 2 p.m., the Armenian Cultural Foundation will be the site of the Springtime Musicale presented by the Canadian Women’s Club (Canadian Consulate of New England) and the Andreassian Music Fund (AMF). The concert will feature Canadian-Armenian violinist […]

Teen Violinist Haig Hovsepian Wins BSO Concerto Competition

Teen Violinist Haig Hovsepian Wins BSO Concerto Competition

BOSTON — Haig Hovsepian, a senior at Belmont High School, won first place at the 2017 Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition. As the winner of the competition, he will receive a monetary prize and the privilege of performing with the BSO or Boston Pops during the 2017-2018 season. The competition is open to legal residents of […]

STEM Week at St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School

STEM Week at St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School

WATERTOWN — Students at St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School’s Annual STEM week, held April 3-7, participated in a variety of enrichment activities in science, technology, engineering and math. On April 3, students in Grades K-5 participated in a Robotics Day with the help of parent volunteers. KIBO robots provided students with the experience of sequencing […]

Bilgin Ayata to Discuss Constitutional Referendum and Political Transformation in Turkey

Bilgin Ayata to Discuss Constitutional Referendum and Political Transformation in Turkey

BELMONT, Mass. — Dr. Bilgin Ayata, assistant professor in political sociology, University of Basel, will give a lecture titled “Quo Vadis Turkey? The Constitutional Referendum and Political Transformation in Turkey,” on Thursday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m., at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Center, 395 Concord Ave. The lecture is presented as […]

John ‘Sib’ Hashian, Drummer for Boston, Dies

John ‘Sib’ Hashian, Drummer for Boston, Dies

BOSTON (Combined Sources) — Sib Hashian, a former member of the rock group Boston, died after collapsing onstage on March 22. Hashian’s wife, Suzanne, said the 67-year-old drummer collapsed while performing during the Legends of Rock Cruise. “It is with deep and profound sadness I share the news of my husband’s, John ‘Sib’ Hashian, sudden […]

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 […]