Books & Art

The cover of The Search for a Master’s Legacy

The Search for a Master’s Legacy

  The cover of The Search for a Master’s Legacy LOWELL, Mass.—Mehmed Ali could very well be the best friend any Armenian could have. Aside from moral support, he’s donated money to genocide observances in this mill city, taken part in commemorative marches downtown, and conducted a [more...]

April 26, 2016 // 3 Comments

Cover of The Festal Works of St. Gregory of Narek

Uncovering Unknown Masterpieces of Armenia’s First Great Mystic Poet

  The cover of The Festal Works of St. Gregory of Narek A thousand years ago, a monk in a distant monastery in the Western Armenian province of Reshdunik picked up a reed pen and began etching out what would later become known as the first great piece of Armenian mystic and liturgical poetry. [more...]

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

By playing educational games on the virtual playground, children can earn coins to decorate the house, send postcards, and much more.

Digital Pomegranate Releases ‘PlayLand Armenia’

First-Ever Online Playground for Armenian Children During the Armenian Genocide Centennial, the Digital Pomegranate team decided to make a contribution and create something positive, using what the team knows best—technology—to promote and maintain Armenian culture, language, and heritage. [more...]

April 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Guest Room

Book Review: ‘The Guest Room’

Special for the Armenian Weekly The Guest Room By Chris Bohjalian Doubleday, New York (Jan. 5, 2016), 336 pages ISBN 978-0385538893; Hardcover, $25.95 The Cover of Bohjalian’s The Guest Room New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian’s latest novel, The Guest Room, is a page-turner [more...]

February 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Theatrical poster for 'Houses without Doors'

Houses without Doors: A Journey of a Hundred Years

A Film Review Special for the Armenian Weekly  “Houses without Doors” (Syria, Lebanon) 2016, color, 1:28 In Armenian, Arabic, French, and Spanish, with English subtitles Director: Avo Kaprealian Producer: Bidayyat & A. Kaprealian Distributor: Bidayyat Productions Theatrical poster for [more...]

February 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

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Poem: Under the Star of the Illuminator

Thus, I serenely stroll under the star of the Illuminator… And, like mellow drops of honey, his light drips into my soul… The star-studded night hums like an immense silver organ… The white light of the new moon spills onto the snow… Now, without a sound, stroll the specters of my forebears [more...]

February 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

One of the photographs appearing in 'Mirror' (Photo: Ara Oshagan)

‘Mirror’ Merges Photography and Music

GLENDALE, Calif.—Tufenkian Fine Art Gallery is pleased to present “Mirror,” an interactive exhibit and book that merges photography by artist Ara Oshagan and music by Gor Mkhitarian. Employing the latest interactive technology, a free mobile app enables the audience to hear Mkhitarian’s [more...]

February 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

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