Home » Arts & CultureYou are browsing entries filed in “Arts & Culture”

$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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Latest, News | Read More »

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

| Posted in Armenia, Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories, Videos | Read More »

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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Latest, News | Read More »

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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Community, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

‘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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Community, Latest, News | Read More »

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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Latest, News | Read More »

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

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Raffi Hadidian’s Los Angeles Photographs: Isolation and Movement in the Big City

Raffi Hadidian’s Los Angeles Photographs: Isolation and Movement in the Big City

Lebanese-Armenian photographer Raffi Hadidian (b. 1972) has had a camera in his hand since the age of 19, but his love of images and his realization of their power in storytelling began many years earlier.

October 31st, 2014

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Columns, Critics' Forum, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Armen’ Endearing and Daring

Theater Review: ‘Armen’ Endearing and Daring

So far as I know, Armenian performance art in Los Angeles has not confronted issues of gender and sexual identity ever since Nancy Agabian left these parts for the East Coast over a decade ago.

October 31st, 2014

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »

‘Orphans of the Genocide’ Nominated for Regional Emmy Award

‘Orphans of the Genocide’ Nominated for Regional Emmy Award

“Orphans of the Genocide,” a documentary by Bared Maronian, has been nominated for a 2014 Regional Emmy Award by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Suncoast Chapter in the documentary – historical category.

October 27th, 2014

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

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

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

ward-winning artist Nvair officially released her latest album, “We Sing Armenian Church Songs (Badarak Hymns for Children)” on Friday, October 18.

October 21st, 2014

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

American Authors Build Literary Connections with Armenia and Turkey

American Authors Build Literary Connections with Armenia and Turkey

Six American authors are traveling to Armenia and Turkey to visit local universities and literary institutions as part of a reading tour organized by the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP). The trip aims to introduce contemporary American authors to Armenia and Turkey and to foster creative ties between the countries.

October 21st, 2014

| Posted in Arts & Culture, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »