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An Open Letter: Dear Armen Art Gallery…

 “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone”. Granted, an oft-repeated phrase, but the words ring true nonetheless Here’s another cliché: “Everything changes”. Used frequently, but paused to consider rarely.  We all ...

H-Pem: Hamazkayin’s Monumental Online Project To Reach Armenian Youth Across The Globe

H-pem Editor and Content Manager Rupen Janbazian and Lilly Torosyan, Assistant Project Manager. Hamzkayin Central Executive Board recently announced the launch of h-pem.com, it’s web-based platform designed to enhance Armenian cultural interact...

Artist Joseph Egoyan Passes Away In Victoria

                                                            Joseph Egoyan seen in a screen shot from a short film (“The Life and Art of Joe Egoyan”) by Robyn Lee Unwin. (TORONTO)- Long-time Victoria, BC resident ...
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Braun, Kradjian In A New Production About Famed Hollywood Composer Eisler

                                   Pianist Serouj Kradjian and baritone Russell Braun on the set of Hell’s Fury, The Hollywood Songbook (Photos by Trevor ...

Author Viken Berberian To Present His New Book In Toronto

On Wednesday, June 27th author Viken Berberian will present his new his new book The Structure Is Rotten, Comrade from Fantagraphics! at The Beguiling Books and Art bookstore in Toronto. Berberian will be in attendance to talk about the book, ...

Boston Globe’s Anush Elbakyan receives third Emmy Award

Anush Elbakyan "Armradio",- Anush Elbakyan, Senior Video Editor and Video Director for the Boston Globe, has received her third Emmy Award of the US Television Academy, Arthur Elbakyan announced in a Facebook post. Elbakyan oversees the production ...

Alene and Sara Shanazarian to Present New Play at Toronto Fringe Festival

                                                    Alene and Sara Shanazarian (TorontoHye)- Vancouver-born and ...
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Komitas In The 21st Century

Komitas, Ruben Sevag, Chobanian, Gasbar Ipekian 1907, Lausanne. By: Araxie Altounian   2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Father Komitas, the priest-musician known as the “Father” of Armenian classical music. To most Armenians he is ...

Three Armenians included in list of world’s top 30 violinists

"Nouvelles Arme’nie".- Ranker Portal recently published the list of the world’s most prominent violinists of our time. 30 violinists were included in the list, 3 of whom are Armenians. Samvel Yervinyan and Sergey Khachatryan represent Armenia ...

Soheil Parsa’s New Adaptation Of The Cherry Orchard Wraps Up

Arsinee Khanjian and Cliff Saunders starring in Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard directed by Soheil Parsa. (Photo by John Lauener).   By: Varak Babian Chekhov’s last play, The Cherry Orchard, written in 1903, just one year before his ...