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UCLA and Lark Stage First Ever Armenian Requiem in Los Angeles

UCLA and Lark Stage First Ever Armenian Requiem in Los Angeles

With the centennial of the Armenian Genocide around the corner, Lark Musical Society and UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music will premier Ian Krouse’s Armenian Requiem on April 22 at 8 p.m.

April 16th, 2015

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Armenian Film Foundation Shifts Into High Gear on Centennial Year

Armenian Film Foundation Shifts Into High Gear on Centennial Year

Don’t Let Their Voices Be Forgotten” has been the slogan of the Armenian Film Foundation for many years. Thanks to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute in Los Angeles, the 400 voices of Genocide eyewitnesses filmed by AFF co-founder J. Michael Hagopian will finally be heard throughout the world.

April 10th, 2015

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LA County to Commemorate Genocide Centennial With Public Art Exhibit

LA County to Commemorate Genocide Centennial With Public Art Exhibit

Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich will commemorate the centennial of the Armenian Genocide by hosting a month-long interactive art installation on three levels at Grand Park beginning with an unveiling ceremony April 25 at 5 p.m.

March 31st, 2015

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New Book Chronicles Legacy of Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon

New Book Chronicles Legacy of Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon

On the occasion of the Armenian Genocide Centennial and the 40th anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War, filmmaker and documentarian Ara Madzounian is releasing a book of original photographs that chronicles Bourj Hammoud, the Beirut suburb which became home for Armenian Genocide survivors.

March 31st, 2015

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Antenna The End to Perform in LA on April 10

Antenna The End to Perform in LA on April 10

Antenna The End (ATE) is a Los Angeles based music ensemble spearheaded by local songwriter and bassist David Hakopyan and vocalist and costume designer Daniella Yorah.

March 27th, 2015

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Yale Play ‘ERMENI’ to Confront Armenian Genocide Aftermath

Yale Play ‘ERMENI’ to Confront Armenian Genocide Aftermath

This month, the Yale Dramatic Association will present its Spring Ex Production, “ERMENI,” a play about an Armenian American family in the aftermath of the Armenian genocide.

March 19th, 2015

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Eric Bogosian’s New Book on Operation Nemesis to be Available on April 21

Eric Bogosian’s New Book on Operation Nemesis to be Available on April 21

A masterful account of the conspiracy of assassins that hunted down the perpetrators of a genocide
NEW YORK–In 1921, a small group of self-appointed patriots set out to avenge the deaths of almost one million victims of the Armenian Genocide. They named their operation Nemesis after the Greek goddess of retribution. Over several years, the [...]

March 19th, 2015

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Acclaimed Armenian Genocide Documentary to Air on PBS

Acclaimed Armenian Genocide Documentary to Air on PBS

The documentary “The Armenian Genocide” presents the complete story of the first Genocide of the 20th century – when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I.

March 18th, 2015

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‘1915′ Movie Trailer, Poster Released

‘1915′ Movie Trailer, Poster Released

LOS ANGELES–In honor of the 100th anniversary of the forgotten genocide that ravaged the Armenian population of Ottoman Turkey, Bloodvine Media, in conjunction with Strongman and mTuckman Media, plans to release “1915” in theaters on April 17 and on demand April 22, 2015.
The psychological thriller is directed by Armenians Garin Hovannisian (author of Family [...]

March 18th, 2015

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Pianist Patil Harboyan Discusses Genesis of ‘Music From Armenia’ CD

Pianist Patil Harboyan Discusses Genesis of ‘Music From Armenia’ CD

The Hamazkayin Music Committee members would like to urge you not miss a unique, exquisite concert they are presenting called “Music from Armenia.”

March 13th, 2015

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Armenia Releases Eurovision Music Video, Inga to Join as Sixth Member

Armenia Releases Eurovision Music Video, Inga to Join as Sixth Member

On Thursday, Inga Arshakian was announced as the sixth and final member of the band Genealogy, who will represent Armenia at Eurovision 2015, simultaneously with the release of the band’s song and music video on Armenian public television and on Eurovision.tv.

March 12th, 2015

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First Volume of ‘History of Armenia’ Series Published

First Volume of ‘History of Armenia’ Series Published

“Hayots Dzor,” the first volume in the “History of Armenia” series was published on Wednesday. The book will be presented to the public Thursday, Samvel Karapetyan, Head of an organization that conducts research on Armenian architecture, told reporters today.

March 11th, 2015

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Four Armenian Films to Screen at SR Film Festival New York

Four Armenian Films to Screen at SR Film Festival New York

Four Armenian films will be screened as part of this year’s SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York, a new non-profit film festival that showcases socially relevant films with human interest stories as a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms of storytelling.

March 11th, 2015

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Armenia to Reveal Eurovision Song March 12

Armenia to Reveal Eurovision Song March 12

The six-member band Genealogy, who will represent Armenia in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with “Don’t Deny,” will premiere the song on March 12 on Armenian public television and on the Eurovision website.

March 6th, 2015

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