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Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation (OMSF) will be hosting a special evening celebrating the life and work of Aram Gharabekian, on Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m., at The Colburn School, Zipper Hall, 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA.

August 26th, 2014

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Talinn Grigor’s Book on Contemporary Iranian Art to be Released

Talinn Grigor’s Book on Contemporary Iranian Art to be Released

Fine arts professor at Brendeis University Talinn Grigor has authored “Contemporary Iranian Art: From the Street to the Studio,” which will be released on October 3 from Reaktion Book and is being distributed by the University of Chicago Press in North America.

August 20th, 2014

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Violist, Educator Kim Kashkashian Awarded Coveted Golden Bow

Violist, Educator Kim Kashkashian Awarded Coveted Golden Bow

The Foundation of the Geigenbauschule Brienz has awarded Armenian American violist Kim Kashkashian its Golden Bow, a prize that honors contributions to the world of string instruments.

August 19th, 2014

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Conductor of Kohar Symphony Orchestra Sebouh Apkarian Passes Away

Conductor of Kohar Symphony Orchestra Sebouh Apkarian Passes Away

Artistic Director and Conductor of Kohar Symphony Orchestra and Choir Sebouh Apkarian passed away at his home in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday.

August 5th, 2014

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Director Suspends Hrant Dink Film after Turkish Actors Refuse Role

Director Suspends Hrant Dink Film after Turkish Actors Refuse Role

Turkish-German director Fatih Akın has said he wanted to shoot a film about assassinated Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink but had to freeze the project after Turkish actors refused the role.

August 1st, 2014

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Fatih Akin Receives Award for Genocide Film

Fatih Akin Receives Award for Genocide Film

This year Filmfest Hamburg honored Hamburg-based film director Fatih Akin with the Douglas Sirk Award, according to the festival’s website.

July 30th, 2014

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‘Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered’

‘Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered’

A new documentary video, “Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered” produced by Eva Medzorian was released July 15, 2014.

July 29th, 2014

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Armenian Women’s Group Tours Art Exhibit with Joan Quinn

Armenian Women’s Group Tours Art Exhibit with Joan Quinn

Members of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) joined Southern California support group of the National Museum of the Women in the Arts in DC at a special talk and tour with AIWA member Joan Agajanian Quinn at an exhibition “Joan Quinn Captured.”

July 28th, 2014

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Luys World Premiere of Living Jewelry in Gyumri

Luys World Premiere of Living Jewelry in Gyumri

The Luys Foundation has taken the first steps in transforming the deep-rooted artistic culture and tradition of Gyumri into a modern-day economy through new technologies programmed by artificial intelligence.

July 25th, 2014

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Fatih Akin’s Film on 1915 to Premiere at Venice Film Festival

Fatih Akin’s Film on 1915 to Premiere at Venice Film Festival

Award winning director Fatih Akin’s latest film, “The Cut,” will premiere at the 71st Venice International Film Festival that will take place from Aug. 27 to Sept. 6.

July 24th, 2014

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Youth Orchestra of Armenia to Perform at International Competition

Youth Orchestra of Armenia to Perform at International Competition

For the first time in the history of international competitions, an Armenian collective is invited to perform at an international competition held in Asia.

July 24th, 2014

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Golden Apricot Film Festival Kicks off in Yerevan

Golden Apricot Film Festival Kicks off in Yerevan

The 11th edition of the annual Golden Apricot International Film Festival commenced in Yerevan on Sunday, as filmmakers, artists, and critics attended its opening ceremony.

July 14th, 2014

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Shushi Hosts International Sculpting Symposium

Shushi Hosts International Sculpting Symposium

The Third Hakob Gyurjyan International Sculpture Symposium opened in Shushi on Friday, July 11, at the State Museum of Fine Arts.

July 14th, 2014

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Book Review: ‘Sisters of Mercy and Survival: Armenian Nurses (1900-1930)’

Book Review: ‘Sisters of Mercy and Survival: Armenian Nurses (1900-1930)’

Dr. Isabel Kaprielian-Churchill is the author of the book “Sisters of Mercy and Survival: Armenian Nurses.” The book consists of close to 560 pages, including 12 chapters and multiple photographs, organized in 13 separate sections.

July 11th, 2014

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