Category: New England

Summer Rhapsody in Providence Features Local Talents

Summer Rhapsody in Providence Features Local Talents

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — On June 30, 2017, the Saints Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church Cultural Committee hosted Summer Rhapsody, a variety of Armenian and American song and dance. The performance included Jasmin Atabekyan and the Gasparyan Family Quartet (from Greece), Janette Khalarian, and the Nazeli Dance Group of Saints Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church. Originating from […]

‘Summer Rhapsody’ Concert in Providence

‘Summer Rhapsody’ Concert in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Saints Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church Cultural Committee presents “Summer Rhapsody,” a variety of Armenian and American song and dance. The performance will include Jasmin Atabekyan and the Gasparyan Family Quartet (from Greece), Janette Khalarian, and the Nazeli Dance Group of Saints Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church. Vocalist Khalarian released her debut CD, […]

Carolyn Rafaelian Named to Most Powerful Moms List

Carolyn Rafaelian Named to Most Powerful Moms List

NEW YORK — The Working Mother magazine has listed American-Armenian designer Carolyn Rafaelian, a mother of three children, among the 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2017. Rafaelian, who has also been added to Forbes’s Richest Self-Made Women’s list, was dubbed a leader of the jewelry world with an estimated net worth of $700 million. She was born into […]

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 […]

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, […]

‘Women of Ararat’ in Cranston on April 30

‘Women of Ararat’ in Cranston on April 30

CRANSTON, R.I. — Local members of the Armenian community of Providence, led by Dorothy Martiesian, are bringing a performance of the acclaimed play, “Women of Ararat,” on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. This performance will be in tribute to the centennial of the Armenian Genocide and will take place at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, […]

Umit Kurt to Examine Armenian Genocide Perpetrators in Aintab At NAASR Lecture

Umit Kurt to Examine Armenian Genocide Perpetrators in Aintab At NAASR Lecture

BELMONT, Mass. — Dr. Umit Kurt, currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, will give a talk titled “The Curious Case of Ali Cenani Bey: The Story of a Genocide Perpetrator During and After the 1915 Armenian Genocide,” on Thursday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m., at the National Association […]

AWWA Hosts 40th Annual Luncheon/Auction

AWWA Hosts 40th Annual Luncheon/Auction

WATERTOWN — On Saturday, November 19, the Armenian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) held its 40th Annual Luncheon/Auction at the Oakley Country Club. The gorgeous day filled the venue with sunshine that made the updated event even more enjoyable for the nearly 200 attendees who turned out to support the AWWA. The members of the committee […]