Category: Mass.

Former Boston Celtics Legend M.L. Carr Captivates Audience at Holy Trinity Armenian Church

Former Boston Celtics Legend M.L. Carr Captivates Audience at Holy Trinity Armenian Church

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At 6’6” tall, former Celtic M.L. Carr towered over the podium in the Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall of Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston, as the gathered crowd enthusiastically greeted him with a signature move that he himself made famous, the waving of their white napkins and towels in […]

Nercessian Presents City of Orphans at Daughters of Vartan Event at Holy Trinity Church

Nercessian Presents City of Orphans at Daughters of Vartan Event at Holy Trinity Church

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Nora Nercessian gave a talk illustrated with slides about her book, The City of Orphans, at an event organized by Arpie Lodge of the Daughters of Vartan on May 4. Cosponsors included the hosting Holy Trinity Armenian Church, the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA), National Association […]

Karoun Restaurant Closing at End of June

Karoun Restaurant Closing at End of June

Karoun Restaurant Closing at End of June NEWTON, Mass. — After 40 years in business, with 37 years at the corner of Walnut and Washington streets in Newtonville, the iconic Karoun Restaurant is closing. The building that houses Karoun was purchased last year by Newton developer Robert Korff and will be torn down to make […]

Akçam Chips Away at Denialism One Document at a Time

Akçam Chips Away at Denialism One Document at a Time

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WORCESTER, Mass. — Even as the eyewitnesses of the Armenian Genocide are almost all gone in the century since its formal launch, the paper trail is still yielding new information. One historian, Prof. Taner Akçam at Clark University, is doggedly pursuing tangible evidence by sifting through archives. His latest […]

Imagine Armenia Forum in Boston

Imagine Armenia Forum in Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On May 20, for the first time in Boston, Repat Armenia Foundation, in cooperation with Armenian Business Network will host “Imagine Armenia” forum to share reasons and best ways to get engaged with Armenia. During the forum the Boston-based Armenian community will have the opportunity to learn about the experiences of different […]

Adrienne Alexanian to Present Forced into Genocide at ALMA Talk

Adrienne Alexanian to Present Forced into Genocide at ALMA Talk

WATERTOWN — Adrienne Alexanian will present her father Yervant Edward Alexanian’s memoir, Forced into Genocide: Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army, on May 18, at 7:30 p.m., at the Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main St., Watertown.  The program is sponsored by the Armenian Assembly of America, the Armenian Cultural Foundation, the Armenian General […]

Boston Concert Features Work by Local Composer Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee

Boston Concert Features Work by Local Composer Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee

BOSTON — The Ip Piano School will host its 24th Annual Concerto Concert at the Boston University Tsai Performance Center on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. The concert will be led by Chilean-born conductor, Gonzalo Farias, and will feature Concertino No. 2 Op. 113 for piano and string orchestra composed by local Armenian woman composer Dianne Goolkasian […]

‘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 […]