Home » Community LinksYou are browsing entries filed in “Community Links”

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Just posted: a review of Paul R. Ignatius’ book, “5 x 3,” on my blog SunroomDesk.com. This is the third book published by Ignatius, an Armenian-American and Glendale native who served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy during the Johnson administration.

July 18th, 2014

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »

‘Joan Quinn Captured’ Celebrates a Culture Queen

‘Joan Quinn Captured’ Celebrates a Culture Queen

Amid the breathtaking setting of Brand Park in Glendale, with towering sycamore trees and the freshly landscaped grounds, the beauty of nature and art collided on Saturday, June 28 when the exhibition “Joan Quinn Captured” opened at the Brand Library & Art Galleries.

July 3rd, 2014

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Latest | Read More »

Ken Davitian Travels: Artists for Peace, Trip to Armenia with Hollywood Film Partners

Ken Davitian Travels: Artists for Peace, Trip to Armenia with Hollywood Film Partners

Ken Davitian, a prolific Hollywood actor with roles in many popular TV shows and award-winning films, is in Belgium the last week of June to complete an Artists for Peace video, then heads to Armenia to explore film projects.

June 26th, 2014

| Posted in Columns, Community Links | Read More »

A Love Affair with Armenia

A Love Affair with Armenia

As Frank Sinatra left his heart in San Francisco, I left mine in Yerevan when for the first time I visited Armenia in 2001.

June 20th, 2014

| Posted in Columns, Community Links | Read More »

‘Digging into the Future – Armenia’

‘Digging into the Future – Armenia’

Glendale’s Central Library sends out email notices for their upcoming events.

May 30th, 2014

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Latest | Read More »

About Town – A Day in NYC

About Town – A Day in NYC

After I attended the lecture by Hazel Antaramian at St. Vartan Cathedral I took a taxi to Greenwich Village, NYC to attend the Closing Ceremony of Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York at the Tenri Cultural Institute.

April 11th, 2014

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Latest | Read More »

Finding Beauty and Vision in Armenia

Finding Beauty and Vision in Armenia

Last year I accomplished a dream. I took a small group of non-Armenians to my homeland, and introduced them to our enchanting Armenia, the land of Noah. We traveled to the four corners of Armenia and enjoyed the raw beauty of our motherland. My friend Yaffa, who is from Israel, wholly fell in love with Armenia.

March 28th, 2014

| Posted in Armenia, Columns, Community Links, Latest | Read More »

Memories of Past Christmases in Iran

Memories of Past Christmases in Iran

BY CATHERINE YESAYAN
On a misty December day in Glendale this year, I was jolted back in time 50 years to my childhood Christmases in Tehran. The experience was evoked upon the sight of the beautiful holiday décor arranged by Glendale School Board member Mary Boger in their living room. Mrs. Boger’s home was one of [...]

December 31st, 2013

| Posted in 2014 Special Issue, Community Links, Latest | Read More »

Eat, Walk, Glendale

Eat, Walk, Glendale

It was a Sunday full of discoveries. My son Erik picked me up at 8 in the morning and we drove to the bank of the LA River in Glendale, to join a walking tour of the river. Yes, a real river runs through Glendale! It’s a river where you can swim and kayak, and I hadn’t even heard about it until recently.

October 24th, 2013

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »

A Film Festival Not to Miss

A Film Festival Not to Miss

Halloween, pumpkin patches, and fallen leaves are images that come to mind when I think of autumn. Festivals are other images associated with that time of the year. Among all Fall Festivals – from October Fest to Harvest Fest – there’s one that I don’t want to miss: that’s the Arpa International Film Festival.

October 23rd, 2013

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Latest, News | Read More »

A Stroll through Yerevan on Independence Day

A Stroll through Yerevan on Independence Day

Saturday September 21, is Armenian Independence Day, which I’d say holds a special place in the hearts of all Armenians. It certainly does for me. The day signifies an important milestone, the realization of a dream held for generations that suddenly and unexpectedly happened 22 years ago after the fall of the Soviet Union.

September 19th, 2013

| Posted in Armenia, Columns, Community Links, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories, Videos | Read More »

Family Memories Published in Long-Running Church Newsletter Series

Family Memories Published in Long-Running Church Newsletter Series

What was daily life like in Western Armenian provinces and communities before the Genocide, and how did families adapt as they emigrated to the U.S.? Stories and memories passed down to parishioners of United Armenian Congregational Church, printed in the church’s Herald publication over the past four years, are a rich source of cultural history.

July 12th, 2013

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »

New Mixed-Use Buildings in Glendale: Great Networking Venues

New Mixed-Use Buildings in Glendale: Great Networking Venues

Armenians Among Many Young Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs on Elevé Skydeck
BY ELISE KALFAYAN
Clear skies and a perfect sunset graced the impressive Elevé Skydeck last week for the May meeting of Glendale Young Professionals . The business networking group has been able to meet in new downtown Glendale locations including Elevé Lofts and Skydeck, 9021PHO restaurant [...]

June 7th, 2013

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »

Glendale Library, Alex Theatre Renovations Proceed

Glendale Library, Alex Theatre Renovations Proceed

The Library Arts and Culture Department, the Friends of the Glendale Public Library and the Associates of Brand Library continue to offer excellent free programs for the community

May 10th, 2013

| Posted in Columns, Community Links, Featured Story, Latest, Top Stories | Read More »