Category: US

Simonian, Prime Minister Meet on Educational Projects

Simonian, Prime Minister Meet on Educational Projects

YEREVAN — Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan received this week the founder of Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, Sam Simonian. The two men discussed issues related to the establishment of the Inter-University Center for Higher Education. Highlighting the importance of reforms in higher education, Karapetyan welcomed Simonian’s initiative in this area. The Premier stressed that the […]

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, […]

Anahid Literary Prize Winner Peelle Celebrates Release of Novel with Revue Readings

Anahid Literary Prize Winner Peelle Celebrates Release of Novel with Revue Readings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Acclaimed author Lydia Peelle will be celebrating the publication of her first novel The Midnight Cool (published January 2017 by Harper, a division of HarperCollins) with a string of appearances featuring a variety of music, readings and mixed media. The revue travels to Powerhouse Arena, 28 Adams St., in Brooklyn on March […]

‘Foreign Agent’ Flynn Says Lobbying May Have Helped Turkey

‘Foreign Agent’ Flynn Says Lobbying May Have Helped Turkey

By Stephen Braun and Chad day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who was fired from his prominent White House job last month, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for $530,000 worth of lobbying work before Election Day that may have aided the Turkish government. […]

Rep. Raskin to Join Armenian Caucus

Rep. Raskin to Join Armenian Caucus

WASHINGTON — The Armenian Assembly of America announced this week that Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) had announced his intention to join the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues during his meeting with Grassroots and Development Associate Mariam Khaloyan, Internship Program Director Joseph Piatt, and former Terjenian-Thomas Assembly intern Joann Khaloyan last week. “We welcome Congressman Raskin’s […]

Concert at Lincoln Center to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Armenia’s Membership in the UN

Concert at Lincoln Center to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Armenia’s Membership in the UN

NEW YORK — The Armenian Mission to the United Nations (UN) will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the nation’s membership in that body with a concert at Lincoln Center on March 16. The musical event, described as “A Cultural Adventure: Joyfully Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Armenia Rejoining the Family of Nations,” will feature Armenian […]

New Film on Near East Relief and Armenian Genocide Screened Unofficially for First Time

New Film on Near East Relief and Armenian Genocide Screened Unofficially for First Time

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff NEWTON, Mass. — By now there are a good number of documentaries on the Armenian Genocide, but as good as some of the older ones are, with the passage of time, they begin to appear dated. New documentaries have the challenge of providing us with a fresh new look at […]

Koutoujian Meets with Officials at Texas Restoration Center

Koutoujian Meets with Officials at Texas Restoration Center

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Middlesex Sheriff Peter J Koutoujian recently traveled to San Antonio, Texas where he met with officials at the nationally recognized Bexar County Restoration Center. “Bexar County has become a national model for law enforcement Crisis Intervention Training (CIT), efforts to increase diversion opportunities for those in mental health and substance use […]