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With the recent death of the illustrious French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour (Shahnour Aznavourian), we are reminded of his great legacy as a member of the... [Read More]
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This week, heads of state from all across the French-speaking world are landing at Yerevan's Zvartnots airport for the official kickoff of the 17th Francophonie... [Read More]
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I wrote an article in September criticizing the Trump administration's dismissal of the International Criminal Court. I considered the U.S. action to be a lack... [Read More]
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Winner of the 2017 Tölölyan Prize and with Egon Schiele's arrestingly evocative "Man Nude in Profile Facing Right" adorning its cover, Christopher Atamian's A Poet in... [Read More]
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It [my blood] flows like a lagoon Promise me you'll drown in it I'll meet you underneath it Till red meets red crimson red Vomit... [Read More]
Tags: Monsoon - Promise - Ill
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The newly-formed progressive collective, Zoravik ("In Solidarity") invites the public to an informal talk and discussion with Hrag Papazian on October 14 in Cambridge, Mass.... [Read More]
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Philadelphia Hamazkayin celebrated the Yerevan nightlife and the renaissance of Armenian wine during its second annual Yerewine Nights. It happened last month at the Seroonian... [Read More]
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Myron Seamone Konjoyan passed on Sept. 13, 2018 after a short illness. Konjoyan was born May 7, 1931 in Oakland, California and grew up in... [Read More]
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Last week, Yerevantsis took to the polls for the first time since the spring's Velvet Revolution. Hayk Marutyan, running on the 'My Step' ticket (a... [Read More]
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On March 28, 1985 during the Lebanese Civil War, Unger was abducted on his way to work in Beirut, Lebanon. His body was never found;... [Read More]
In August 2018, US President Trump angrily announced that sanctions will be implemented against Turkey, and personally against the Turkish ministers of interior and justice.... [Read More]
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As of Tuesday, the Armenian Revolutionary Federal (ARF) no longer has representation in the Pashinyan-led Armenian Government after two of its high-profile ministers relieved themselves... [Read More]
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Arthur Makaryan is an emerging NYC-based Armenian theater and opera director and a recent graduate of the Columbia Graduate School of the Arts and Juilliard... [Read More]
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Recently, I had the privilege to attend a New York reception for Armenia's new Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan. Organized by Armenia's US Embassy, it was... [Read More]
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PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The Armenian Students Association (ASA) has announced its 8th annual poetry competition, in memory of Arthur Halvajian, a trustee who led its Board in... [Read More]
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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has received a congratulatory message from US President Donald Trump on Armenia's Independence Day. A translation of the message is below.... [Read More]
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WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Weekly is pleased to announce the newest addition to its staff. Leeza Arakelian is a seasoned journalist, who has written and produced... [Read More]
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William "Bill" Terian has been an artist for most of his life. He has served as an illustrator for local newspapers and even the IRS.... [Read More]
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WATERTOWN, Mass.—In its latest issue, the Armenian Review has published a thematic volume on the topic of "Queering Armenian Studies." Edited by Tamar Shirinian and... [Read More]
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Though I am raising my children in the motherland, there is clearly a lot about me that is American. I was born in Washington, D.C.... [Read More]
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