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Sing Armenians, Sing

… one moment in our collective history when we came together despite our differences to celebrate our diversified popular culture. On Sunday, December 13, our hyphenated people came from the north and south of the Equator and the left and right of the Meridian to the entertainment capital of the world, to honor the Armenian stars, the modern makers of Armenian Culture, the ones who shone bright center-stage at the Nokia Theatre.

ALMA’s Armenian Legionnaire Traveling Exhibit in Pasadena

“Légion Arménienne: The Armenian Legion and Its Heroism in the Middle East,” a traveling exhibit developed and prepared by the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA), is now on display at the Great Hall of the Pasadena Central Library through January 17, 2010. The exhibit explores the formation, training, military action, and postwar activities of this all-volunteer force from World War I through photographs and narratives.

Rustamian Gives Detailed Report on ARF Activities in Armenia on East Coast Tour

Armen Rustamian, member of Armenia’s National Assembly, concluded his East Coast visit on Dec. 13, following a guest appearance at the New York ARF’s program marking the party’s 119th anniversary. During his Dec. 9-13 visit, Rustamian met with Congressional and other US representatives and spoke at several Armenian community events organized by the ARF in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Providence, Watertown, New Jersey, and New York.

Rustamian Explains ARF Strategy to Derail Protocols on Six City Tour

The East Coast tour of Armenia National Assembly member Armen Rustamyan concluded on Sunday, December 13, after a guest appearance at the New York ARF’s commemoration of the Federation’s 119th anniversary. During his December 9-13 visit, Rustamyan met with Congressional and other US government representatives and visited east coast communities.

Pasadena ANC Visits Local Armenian Businesses With State Assemblymember Portantino

Leaders of the Pasadena Armenian National Committee took California State Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-44) on a tour of Armenian American businesses in the City of Pasadena on December 11, 2009 to help the Assemblymember better understand the challenges facing Armenian American business owners in this challenging economy and what actions, if any, the State can take to improve the economy.