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Stories of Armenian Genocide Survivors Compiled in New Book

Stories of Armenian Genocide Survivors Compiled in New Book

The stories of Armenians who survived the Armenian Genocide have been compiled in a book titled “100 years… Real Stories,” the Hurriyet Daily News reports.

December 19th, 2014

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ADAA Awards Saroyan Prize, Armenian Honors

ADAA Awards Saroyan Prize, Armenian Honors

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) held its annual awards event on Dec. 6 at the Pasadena Playhouse, to present the 2014 William Saroyan Playwriting Prize in Human Rights/Social Justice and other special honors. More than 70 people attended the VIP event at the Makineni Library, which was emceed by television celebrity Jill Simonian.

December 16th, 2014

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Fatih Akin’s Film on Armenian Genocide Opens in Turkey amid Security

Fatih Akin’s Film on Armenian Genocide Opens in Turkey amid Security

German Turkish filmmaker Fatih Akin’s movie “The Cut” premiered in Turkey on Thursday amid high security and high praise. The Radikal newspaper reported that Akin was accompanied by seven bodyguards at the premiere of the movie and the following evening.

December 4th, 2014

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Arpa International Film Festival Announces 2014 Festival Winners

Arpa International Film Festival Announces 2014 Festival Winners

The 17th Annual Arpa International Film Festival concluded on Sunday with the annual Awards Ceremony and Closing Night Gala Reception at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.

December 4th, 2014

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Harutiun Khachatrian Takes Prize at Turin Film Festival

Harutiun Khachatrian Takes Prize at Turin Film Festival

“Endless Escape, Eternal Return” by Armenian filmmaker Harutiun Khachatrian won Best International Documentary at the 33rd Turin Film Festival. The movie was also awarded a 5,000 euro prize.

December 4th, 2014

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$10,000 Saroyan Playwriting Prize to Be Awarded

$10,000 Saroyan Playwriting Prize to Be Awarded

To kick off Human Rights Day, The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) will award the $10,000 2014 William Saroyan Playwriting Prize for Human Rights / Social Justice at a gala event on Dec. 6 at the Pasadena Playhouse.

November 24th, 2014

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System of A Down Launch Tour to Mark Genocide Centennial

System of A Down Launch Tour to Mark Genocide Centennial

System of a Down are hitting the road once again! After a break from touring which has lasted well over a year, System of a Down are revving up once again for a tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

November 24th, 2014

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Children’s Album ‘We Sing Armenian Church Songs’ Released

Children’s Album ‘We Sing Armenian Church Songs’ Released

Last month, co-producers Nvair Kadian Beylerian and Andrea Arpiarian Carden announced the launch of “We Sing Armenian Church Songs with Nvair & Friends (Armenian Badarak Hymns for Children),” a children’s sing-along album featuring Armenian liturgical music.

November 20th, 2014

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Rostom Voskanian Retrospective Exhibit Draws Large Crowd

Rostom Voskanian Retrospective Exhibit Draws Large Crowd

Armenia School Foundation USA, the Armenian Cultural Ararat Organization 70th Celebrations Arts Committee, and the Melik Voskanian Foundation joined together to pay tribute, honor and celebrate the precious life and works of renowned architect and artist, Rostom Voskanian.

November 12th, 2014

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Theater Review: Andrea Martin Flies High In ‘Pippin’

Theater Review: Andrea Martin Flies High In ‘Pippin’

The word “showstopper” is often used loosely and, as a result, its meaning has come to be diluted. A true “showstopper” is a moment in a play or a musical so wondrous that the prolonged applause it inspires actually brings the performance to a halt.

November 7th, 2014

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‘Tevanik’ to Open Arpa Film Festival; Mike Connors to be Honored

‘Tevanik’ to Open Arpa Film Festival; Mike Connors to be Honored

The Arpa International Film Festival announced the official program and selections for its 17th Annual International Film Festival, a three-night premiere event.

November 6th, 2014

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Group ART Exhibition in Glendale Set for Nov. 14

Group ART Exhibition in Glendale Set for Nov. 14

The Armenian culture has found expression in architecture, painting, and sculpture. With a history of nearly five thousand years, Armenian Art has always had a special place in the development of the nation’s culture and traditions.

November 6th, 2014

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New Album by Jazz Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Due in 2015

New Album by Jazz Pianist Tigran Hamasyan Due in 2015

Nonesuch Records will release the label debut from jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan, “Mockroot,” in early 2015.

November 5th, 2014

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Novel on Armin T. Wegner Launched at Frankfurt Book Fair

Novel on Armin T. Wegner Launched at Frankfurt Book Fair

Armin T. Wegner was a German intellectual, writer, photographer, Dr. of Law and, above all, a defender of human rights.

November 4th, 2014

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