Category: Mirror-Spectator

Mirror-Spectator Christmas Break

Mirror-Spectator Christmas Break

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator will close for one week for Christmas next week. This current issue will be our last for 2016. Our first issue back will be that of January 7, 2017. We wish our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. As well, we wish them a joyous Armenian Christmas on January […]

Vartabedian: The End of the Road

Vartabedian: The End of the Road

By Tom Vartabedian [Editor’s Note: Tom Vartabedian is not with us any more, but even in death, he was considerate. On October 13, as I checked my emails, I saw a message from Tom with the heading “Last Column.” In the note, he very coolly wrote how this would be his last column, to be published after […]

Marylynda Bozian-Cruickshank Joins Mirror-Spectator Team

Marylynda Bozian-Cruickshank Joins Mirror-Spectator Team

NEW YORK —  Marylynda Bozian-Cruickshank of Edgewater, NJ, has joined the Armenian Mirror-Spectator as a correspondent in New York. Born in New York City to parents from Istanbul, she has followed her parents’ example of close ties to the Armenian community. Her parents, Onik and Aida Bozian, have been members of St. Thomas Armenian Church […]

Author Dawn MacKeen Talk Helps Raise Funds for Aleppo Armenians

Author Dawn MacKeen Talk Helps Raise Funds for Aleppo Armenians

Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Southern Californian award-winning author Dawn Anahid MacKeen is continuing her campaign to raise awareness of the Armenian Genocide. She is giving an illustrated talk on Sunday, October 16 based on her new book The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey and simultaneously helping to raise funds for Syrian Armenian refugees during […]

We Are Seeking Writers!

We Are Seeking Writers!

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator is looking to expand its coverage. We are seeking correspondents throughout the US and abroad. The ideal candidate would be able to write about a variety of subjects, from features to news stories. The pay is commensurate with experience. Please submit resumes and writing samples to [email protected] or call editor Alin K. Gregorian […]

‘My Time Is Right Now’: Houry Gebeshian Makes Olympic History

‘My Time Is Right Now’: Houry Gebeshian Makes Olympic History

By Andi Altenbach RIO DE JANEIRO (Excellesports.com) — As a young gymnast, Houry Gebeshian remembers having two particular role models. One was close to home, an older girl named Nicole Langevin who trained at her gym. The other came from the biggest gymnastics stage, 1996 US Olympian Dominique Moceanu. “[Moceanu] was the small, Eastern European girl who was […]

President Sargisian Arrives in Boston; Reception Hosted at Baikar

President Sargisian Arrives in Boston; Reception Hosted at Baikar

  By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — President Serge Sargisian and his entourage arrived in Boston on Monday, March 28, for the Armenian leader’s inaugural visit to Massachusetts. As part of his first day’s activities, the president, accompanied by Diaspora Minister Hranoush Hakobyan, as well as his chief of staff, Vigen Sargisian, and a […]

Gerald Papasian Is Trying to Put Armenian Opera on International Stage

Gerald Papasian Is Trying to Put Armenian Opera on International Stage

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Gerald Papasian lives to act, direct and entertain. He has been in movies, television shows and more often, plays and light operas. He has done it for man years around the world. Now, this Egypt-born, multitalented and multicultural artist, is putting his focus on bringing world […]