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AMAA Interns Get Connected to Armenia

It was very hot in Yerevan, Armenia, during July this year, but that was no reason for the interns to lose enthusiasm. On the contrary, they were excited to follow their busy schedule of internship/work camp in Armenia organized by the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA). Nine interns participated in this year’s program. They

An Evening of Khachaturian: The Composer and His Ballets

BURBANK, CA–Media City Ballet, Natasha Middleton, Artistic Director, will present “An Evening of Khachaturian: The Composer and His Ballets,” featuring Principal Dancers, Arsen Serobian, Gabrielle Palmatier, Amara Baptist, Edgar Nikolyan, Felicia Guzman, Ellen Rosa and Stephen Nelson, along with Soloists and Corps Dancers from Media City Ballet. Jenkyns Pelaez will appear as a Guest Artist.

Old World Tradition Meets New World Comedy in Armenia Mania!

It’s the immigrant experience from an L.A. point-of-view! On Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3 8 p.m., traditional theater meets untraditional performances in a cutting comedy about three women’set on blending ancient traditions with first generation ambitions. Los Angeles County holds bragging rights as being home to one of the largest and fastest growing

ADAA 3rd Annual Celebrity Gala Announced

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance Annual Celebrity Gala will be held on Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Stars Palace Theater in Glendale. With a lavish catered dinner, silent auction of high-end entertainment memorabilia and live performances, the Gala will welcome hundreds from the film and theater industries, as well as leaders among the Armenian

Pilibos Elementary Students End Year with Production

LOS ANGELES–On June 4 and 5, the upper elementary students of Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School put on the perfect production to end their school year. The two night event was a wonderful display of the 3rd through 5th grade students’ unequivocal talents. June 4 was a night at the theater. The two fourth

Concert Under the Stars Draws Support for LA-Yerevan Partnership

LOS ANGELES–Amid the hustle and bustle of life in Los Angeles, several of the brightest stars of the Armenian community came together at Hollywood’s Ford Amphitheater Sunday evening for a "Concert Under the Stars" in benefit of the Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City Association. The concert, sponsored by Prana Cafe and organized by the Los Angeles-Yerevan

‘Concert Under the Stars’ Draws Support for LA-Yerevan Partnership

LOS ANGELES–Amid the hustle and bustle of life in Los Angeles, several of the brightest stars of the Armenian community came together at Hollywood’s Ford Amphitheater Sunday evening for a "Concert Under the Stars" in benefit of the Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City Association. The concert, sponsored by Prana Cafe, and organized by the Los Angeles-Yerevan

Influential Advocacy Group Exposes Turkish Denial in Academia

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (SPLC)-The Southern Poverty Law Center released on Tuesday its Intelligence Report, exposing a network of US scholars, paid by the government of Turkey, to cover up the genocide of Armenia’s during World War I. The report discusses their efforts and the affects Turkish denial has had in Congress and the White House. Despite

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