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Burbank Election Nail-Biter, ANCA Candidates Do Well

Burbank Election Nail-Biter, ANCA Candidates Do Well

With only 16 votes more than the minimum necessary to get elected, Steve Ferguson, one of the Armenian National Committee of America–Burbank’s endorsed candidates, spent three tense days waiting for outcome of the roughly 180 ballots requiring the County of Los Angeles Registrar of Voters to determine their validity.

March 4th, 2015

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ANCA Glendale, Crescenta Valley Chapters Announce Endorsements for School Board and Ballot Measures

ANCA Glendale, Crescenta Valley Chapters Announce Endorsements for School Board and Ballot Measures

The Armenian National Committee of America, Glendale (ANCA-Glendale) and Crescenta Valley (ANCA-CV) chapters have issued their endorsements for the two seats up for election on the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education.

March 3rd, 2015

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Hamazkayin to Stage ‘Music From Armenia’ for Cello and Piano

Hamazkayin to Stage ‘Music From Armenia’ for Cello and Piano

The Hamazkayin Music Committee members would like to urge you not miss a unique, exquisite concert they are presenting called “Music from Armenia”. Dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, it will take place on Sunday, March 15 at 6:30 pm, at the Glendale Presbyterian Church, 125 S. Louise St., Glendale.
As Armenian communities [...]

March 2nd, 2015

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Armenian Mesrobian School Unveils 50th Anniversary Logo

Armenian Mesrobian School Unveils 50th Anniversary Logo

PICO RIVERA, Calif. — Armenian Mesrobian School, which is currently celebrating its 50th year of education and service to the community, unveiled its 50th Anniversary Logo this week.
The school explained the symbolism of the new logo, which is a combination of different elements, in a written statement:
Blue and White are the official Mesrobian School [...]

March 2nd, 2015

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Armenian Mesrobian School to Host Open House March 7

Armenian Mesrobian School to Host Open House March 7

PICO RIVERA, Calif. — Armenian Mesrobian School, which ranges from pre-school to high school, announced that it will host an Open House on its campus Saturday, March 7 from 11:00am to 2:00pm.
A presentation will be given at 11:30am and repeated at 1:00pm to educate the community about the unique opportunities for success and the advantages [...]

March 2nd, 2015

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Dr. Douzjian to Present Second Talk at Fresno State

Dr. Douzjian to Present Second Talk at Fresno State

Dr. Myrna Douzjian (UCLA), the 11th Henry K. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at California State University, Fresno, will give a talk, “Atom Egoyan’s Ararat: Traumatic Histories and Transnational Identities” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus.

March 2nd, 2015

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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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Dr. Fatma Muge Gocek to Speak at Ararat-Eskijian Museum

Dr. Fatma Muge Gocek to Speak at Ararat-Eskijian Museum

The Ararat-Eskijian Museum, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, and Organization of Istanbul Armenians present an illustrated talk by Dr. Fatma Muge Gocek, Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan ”Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence Against the Armenians.”

February 24th, 2015

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Genocide Centennial to Be Commemorated March 8 in Orange County

Genocide Centennial to Be Commemorated March 8 in Orange County

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 where 1.5 million innocent Armenian men, women, and children were brutally murdered in a centrally planned and systematically executed plan by the Ottoman Turkish government to exterminate the Armenian people.

February 23rd, 2015

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Win A Round-Trip Ticket To Armenia at Volunteer Armenia Expo

Win A Round-Trip Ticket To Armenia at Volunteer Armenia Expo

MONTEBELLO–The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dro Gomideh will be hosting the first Volunteer Armenia Expo on Saturday February 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Montebello Armenian Center to promote more volunteer, internship and continuing education opportunities in Armenia, Artsakh and Javakhk, and to strengthen ties between the homeland and the diaspora.
Attendance is FREE [...]

February 23rd, 2015

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ANCA-WR Announces Endorsement List for 2015 LA City Elections

ANCA-WR Announces Endorsement List for 2015 LA City Elections

On Friday, the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced its list of endorsements for the March 3 City of Los Angeles Municipal Elections.

February 20th, 2015

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ANCA-Pasadena Announces Endorsements for Mayor, City Council and School Board

ANCA-Pasadena Announces Endorsements for Mayor, City Council and School Board

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), Pasadena Chapter has announced its endorsement of Councilmember Terry Tornek for Mayor of Pasadena.

February 20th, 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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ANCA-WR Town Hall Slated for Las Vegas

ANCA-WR Town Hall Slated for Las Vegas

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) recently announced its “Centennial Activism and Beyond” Town Hall series and mini-Advocacy Days to be hosted throughout the Western United States.

February 19th, 2015

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