The participants in the seminar

ARS Eastern USA Seminar: Effective Leadership Through Communication

BETHESDA, Md.—On March 29, the Washington Satenig ARS Chapter hosted the annual ARS Eastern USA Regional Education Seminar at the Soorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church in Bethesda. The participants in the seminar The seminar, open to ARS members and friends of the ARS, began with welcoming [more...]

April 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kariné Poghosyan (Photo: Jeffrey Langford)

Pianist Kariné Poghosyan to Perform at Symphony Space

NEW YORK—On April 19, Armenian pianist Kariné Poghosyan will perform “Firedance,” a solo program of works by Scarlatti, Liszt, Debussy, Albeniz, de Falla, Lecuona, and Ginastera. Kariné Poghosyan (Photo: Jeffrey Langford) Poghosyan made her orchestral debut at 14 playing [more...]

March 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Umit Kurt

St. Leon Church to Host Lecture on Seizure of Armenian Assets in Aintab

Umit Kurt Ümit Kurt, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History at Clark University, will present a lecture entitled “The Emergence of the New Wealthy Class, 1915-1922: The Seizure of Armenian Property by Local Elites in Aintab,” on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7:45 p.m. at the St. Leon [more...]

March 29, 2014 // 2 Comments

The cast (top row, L-R): Richard Vann, Ara Avedisian, Jake Bournazian; (bottom row, L-R): David Bournazian, Seda Gelenian, Taniel Koushakjian.

Knights of Vartan Ani Lodge Performs Play in Celebration of Vartanantz

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In February, the Knights of Vartan Ani Lodge #21 and Daughters of Vartan Dikranouhi Otyag held two special events to mark the annual Vartanantz Day celebration. On Sun., Feb. 9, the Hamasdegh School at Soorp Khatch Armenian Church hosted the Knights and Daughters of Vartan for [more...]

March 29, 2014 // 1 Comment

Lydia Peelle

Anahid Literary Awards Celebration at Columbia University

Five authors will be honored at the Anahid Literary Awards celebration on Friday evening, April 4, 2014 at Columbia University. Hosted by the Armenian Center at Columbia University, recipients Arthur Nercessian, (Chinese Take-Out); Patricia Saraffian Ward, (The Bullet Collection), Michael [more...]

March 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Friends of HMADS at the Gala Dinner Dance 2013

‘Friends of HMADS’ Celebrate 20 Years of Service

By Arpi Arukian, ‘92 BAYSIDE, N.Y.—For the tight-knit Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) community, 2014 marks a historic year. Its fundraising pillar, the Friends of HMADS committee, proudly celebrates 20 years of benevolent service to the school. Established in 1994, the all-volunteer [more...]

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

A  group photo of some of the participants and speakers. (Photo by Knar Bedian)

2014 ARS Youth Connect Program Focuses on Armenia, Identity Issues

Special for the Armenian Weekly The Armenian Relief Society’s (ARS) 2014 Youth Connect Program at New York University took place in front of a packed room on Sat., March 1. Divided into a morning and afternoon panel, with a keynote speaker in between, the program drew roughly 60 college students [more...]

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

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Bar Association to Hold 25th National Meeting in NY

NEW YORK—The Armenian Bar Association will hold its 25th Annual Meeting in New York City from May 30 to June 1. The meeting will feature a variety of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) panels and a special Friday evening reception and Saturday luncheon. The annual meeting of the Armenian Bar [more...]

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Third Annual Readings, organized by the New York chapter of Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society, took place on Feb. 22 at the cafe Waltz in Astoria, N.Y.

NY Hamazkayin Holds 3rd Annual Literary Event

By Arevig Caprielian For once, I really don’t mind the passage of time. How delightful it is that already two years have passed since the day the inaugural readings by contemporary Armenian authors took place at the Armenian Center in Queens, N.Y. At the time, there were trepidations and hope [more...]

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

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