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Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York is gearing up for its second edition with a gathering at Bettolona restaurant on Wed., Sept. 3.

Rated SR Film Fest Kicks Off 2nd Season with Launch Party

NEW YORK—Following a successful inaugural year with 55 films from 18 countries, Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York is gearing up for its second edition with a gathering at Bettolona restaurant on Wed., Sept. 3. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the winning film directors, [more...]

August 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian reads excerpts from his latest novel, ‘Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands,’ at the AGBU Central Office in New York. (Photo by Mariana Mekbekian)

Chris Bohjalian Visits AGBU Central Office in NY

  Best-Selling Author Presents Latest Novel, ‘Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands’ NEW YORK—Critically acclaimed author Chris Bohjalian is traveling across the U.S. on his “Rock and Roll Book Tour” to launch his latest novel, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands (Doubleday Canada), and the AGBU [more...]

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Manoug Alemian and Talin Bagdassarian

ARF-ER-Sponsored Internship at UN Mission Underway

NEW YORK—The four-week internship program at the Armenian Mission to the UN in New York, sponsored by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Eastern USA (ARF-ER), is currently underway. Interns Talin Bagdassarian and Manoug Alemian will spend three weeks at the Armenian Mission, where they will [more...]

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Because last summer was an overwhelming success, the event committee has grown in capacity.

‘Return to Asbury’ Weekend Reflects on the Past, Embraces the Future

Hundreds of Armenians will gather on the New Jersey shore for the annual “Return to Asbury” weekend, which will be held from Aug. 8-10 in an effort to usher in a new generation of Armenians to Asbury Park, N.J. In its third year, “Return to Asbury” continues to expand its scope and will [more...]

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

The ANCA Leo Sarkisian Interns with Dr. Levon Avdoyan, the Armenian and Georgian area specialist at the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive

By Tamar Anna Alexanian When I was applying for the Leo Sarkisian Internship back in February, the blurb at the top of the application said the following: “During the eight-week Washington, D.C. program, interns live at the ANCA Hovig Saghdejian Capital Gateway House, located a short distance [more...]

August 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

Richard Tenguerian with one of his models

At the Forefront of Model Making: Meet Richard Tenguerian

Special for the Armenian Weekly Richard Tenguerian’s architectural model making studio is located in NOHO in New York City. There, Tenguerian and his colleagues create minute versions of some of the most towering buildings in the world, real and imagined. The architectural model making business [more...]

July 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

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St. Gregory’s to Host Champagne and Chanel Luncheon

St. Gregory’s Armenian Church of Philadelphia is hard at work organizing a truly original event sure to be enjoyed by all attending. On Sun., Sept. 21, at 2 p.m., a “Designer Bag Bingo” luncheon will be held at St. Gregory’s Founders’ Hall.  Fifteen lucky women will win designer bags, [more...]

July 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Irina Lazaryan

Lazarian Joins Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation

The Howard Karagheusian Foundation recently announced the appointment of Irina Lazarian as its new managing director. The foundation, formally known as the Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corp. (HKCC), was founded in 1921 in New York City by Mihran and Zabel Karaghuesian in memory of their [more...]

July 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Zaven Khanjian

Zaven Khanjian Appointed Executive Director of AMAA

Dr. Joseph Zeronian, president of the Board of Directors of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), announced the appointment of Zaven Khanjian as its new executive director/CEO effective Sept. 1. Zaven Khanjian Khanjian was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria. He grew up in the [more...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

(L-R) Armenian Embassy First Secretary Karen Israyelyan, Hayk Arsenyan, Jake Bournazian, and Louisa Baghdasarian

Knights, Daughters of Vartan Feature Arsenyan at Embassy in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Last month, the Knights and Daughters of Vartan, Washington, D.C. chapters, featured world-acclaimed pianist Hayk Arsenyan at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia. (L-R) Armenian Embassy First Secretary Karen Israyelyan, Hayk Arsenyan, Jake Bournazian, and Louisa Baghdasarian [more...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

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