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UCLA Students to Perform Scenes from Daredevils of Sassoun

UCLA Students to Perform Scenes from Daredevils of Sassoun

The Narekatsi Program in Armenian Language and Culture at UCLA will present an ensemble performance of “The Battle,” a beloved tale from the Armenian epic Daredevils of Sassoun.

February 26th, 2015

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Concert in Jerusalem to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

Concert in Jerusalem to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

A special concert will take place on March 5 at the Jerusalem Theatre where the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of internationally acclaimed Estonian violinist cum conductor Andres Mustonen, will perform a program dedicated to the commemoration of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, the Jerusalem Post reports.

February 25th, 2015

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New Music Video with Ken Davitian Kicks Off Stop Racism Campaign

New Music Video with Ken Davitian Kicks Off Stop Racism Campaign

A new music video featuring an impressive line-up of celebrities hits YouTube this week, hoping to go viral with the aim of stopping racism around the world. Created by FMS Media, in association with Artists for Peace, “The Final Game” is the first in a series of Stop Racism campaign music videos, aiming to change global perceptions.

February 23rd, 2015

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GenEd, UC Berkley to Host Book Event for ‘Like Water on Stone’

GenEd, UC Berkley to Host Book Event for ‘Like Water on Stone’

The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) and the UC Berkeley Armenian Studies Program will host an evening with Dana Walrath, author of “Like Water on Stone,” a novel in verse for young adults, on Tuesday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. at San Francisco’s Vaspouragan Hall at 51 Commonwealth Avenue.

February 19th, 2015

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Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra Concert to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra Concert to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra will hold a special concert on March 5 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

February 17th, 2015

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Theater Review: Familiar Talents Stage New Plays at Hamazkayin Theater Festival

Theater Review: Familiar Talents Stage New Plays at Hamazkayin Theater Festival

In less than 18 months, Hamazkayin’s Sos Sargsyan State Theater Company of Armenia has visited the Southland twice for week-long theater festivals, the first of which unfolded in October 2013 and its successor just last week.

February 13th, 2015

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Armenian Artist to Represent Turkey at 2015 Venice Contemporary Art Exhibit

Armenian Artist to Represent Turkey at 2015 Venice Contemporary Art Exhibit

Turkish-Armenian artist Sarkis, a globally prominent figure in conceptual art, will be presenting a new installation that delves into the genealogies of cultures, beliefs and histories at this year’s Venice Biennale, the curator of the exhibition, Defne Ayas, announced Tuesday.

February 10th, 2015

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Drama Groups to Mark Genocide Centennial

Drama Groups to Mark Genocide Centennial

In observance of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Center Theatre Group, in partnership with the Armenian Dramatic Artists Alliance (ADAA), will present “Staging the Unstageable: The Esthetics of Dramatizing Atrocity” at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on April 28 at 8 p.m.

February 9th, 2015

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‘Where Is Your Groom?’ Performs for Philadelphia Armenians

‘Where Is Your Groom?’ Performs for Philadelphia Armenians

The cast of “Where Is Your Groom?” (“Pesad Oor Eh”) performed for an enthusiastic crowd in a sold-out show at Delaware County Community College on January 31, 2015, in an event hosted by the St. Gregory Armenian Church of Philadelphia.

February 9th, 2015

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Tankian Talks ‘Wake Up the Souls’ Tour, Scoring a Film and a New Addition

Tankian Talks ‘Wake Up the Souls’ Tour, Scoring a Film and a New Addition

Last November, the Grammy Award-winning group System of a Down announced plans for a tour to mark the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.

February 5th, 2015

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Armenian American Artist Raises Awareness of Genocide through Film

Armenian American Artist Raises Awareness of Genocide through Film

Nazo Bravo, an Armenian American actor and hip hop artist from Los Angeles, is currently in production on multiple projects dedicated to the Armenian Genocide and culture as a whole, including a documentary titled “Armenian American.”

February 4th, 2015

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Armenian Genocide Thriller ‘1915’ to be Released in 2015

Armenian Genocide Thriller ‘1915’ to be Released in 2015

LOS ANGELES—Production companies Bloodvine Media and Strongman announced today their co-production of 1915, a psychological thriller set against one of the most terrifying events of modern history.
1915 is the feature film debut of writer-directors Garin Hovannisian and Alec Mouhibian. Together with producer Terry Leonard (Before I Disappear, Cold Comes the Night, Amira & Sam, [...]

January 29th, 2015

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Komitas Museum Opens in Yerevan

Komitas Museum Opens in Yerevan

A museum dedicated to the 19th – 20th century Armenian composer Komitas was officially opened Thursday in Yerevan’s Komitas Park. Under Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian’s proposal, a resolution to build the museum was passed by the Board of Trustees of the Hayastal All-Armenian Fund in May of 2013.

January 29th, 2015

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Armenian Folk Band Performs at Largest Folklore Festival in Argentina

Armenian Folk Band Performs at Largest Folklore Festival in Argentina

The Armenian Folk Band Kusan performed for the first time in history at the National Folklore Festival of Cosquin, Argentina, on Monday, Jan. 26.

January 28th, 2015

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