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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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AFFMA Announces 17th Annual Arpa International Film Festival

AFFMA Announces 17th Annual Arpa International Film Festival

Arpa Foundation for Film, Music and Art (AFFMA) is pleased to announce the 17th anniversary of its signature event, the Arpa International Film Festival, which will be held November 14 – 16, 2014, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

July 1st, 2014

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Theater Review: ‘Rafael’s Treasures’ Rich in Comedy

Theater Review: ‘Rafael’s Treasures’ Rich in Comedy

Audiences familiar with Vahik Pirhamzei’s work are apt to recognize his Uncle Rafael character, who first appeared on stage and later on screen.

June 27th, 2014

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Production Deal Made for ‘East of Byzantium’

Production Deal Made for ‘East of Byzantium’

Visual Effects Veteran Roger Kupelian (Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Pirates of the Caribbean Saga), Emmy Nominated Producer William Martens, and multiple international award winning producer Seda Melkoni of Journey Pictures, have teamed up to produce epic documentary-narrative miniseries “East of Byzantium: War Gods & Warrior Saints.”

June 18th, 2014

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Theater Review: ‘Heroes,’ ‘Groom’ Join Cavalcade of Comedy

Theater Review: ‘Heroes,’ ‘Groom’ Join Cavalcade of Comedy

Since only a handful of Armenian plays grace Southland stages in any given year, the concentration of four – four! – plays in a single month must have required a rare alignment of the planets.

May 30th, 2014

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Ararat-Eskijian Museum to Screen PBS Documentary on Armenia

Ararat-Eskijian Museum to Screen PBS Documentary on Armenia

On Friday, June 06th, 2014 at 7:30 pm, Emmy award winning director Joseph Rosendo will screen “Digging Into the Future – Armenia” at Ararat-Eskijian Museum — Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills CA, 91345.

May 30th, 2014

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Production Deal Inked for East of Byzantium

Production Deal Inked for East of Byzantium

Visual Effects Veteran Roger Kupelian (Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Flags of Our Fathers), Emmy Nominated Documentary Filmmaker William Martens, and multiple international award winning producer Seda Melkoni of Journey Pictures, have teamed up to produce the epic documentary mini-series “East of Byzantium: War Gods & Warrior Saints.”

May 14th, 2014

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A Tribute to Artist Archak Karnikian (J. M. Carnie, 1934-2014)

A Tribute to Artist Archak Karnikian (J. M. Carnie, 1934-2014)

I met him over 40 years ago, in my early twenties, when I was still an art student at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Paris and he was a mature artist in his early forties.

May 12th, 2014

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