Books & Art

Cover of 'Forty Martyrs: Armenian Chants from Aleppo'

‘Forty Martyrs: Armenian Chants from Aleppo’ Released

In one of Aleppo’s oldest quarters sits a church, once a hub and a harbor. The head priest there, the Very Reverend Yeznig Zegchanian, agreed to chant, but he was going to do it now and he was only going to do it once. Jason Hamacher, a drummer from D.C. who had stumbled into a serious [more...]

June 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

Cover of Vise and Shadow

Balakian’s New Books Published by University of Chicago Press

Peter Balakian’s new books Ozone Journal (poems) and Vise and Shadow: Essays on the Lyric Imagination, Poetry, Art, and Culture have just been published by the University of Chicago Press. Cover of Ozone Journal The long poem in Balakian’s new book is a sequel to his acclaimed [more...]

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cover of The Ash Tree

New Book: ‘The Ash Tree’

A “powerful and beautifully told” novel about one family’s journey out of the Armenian Genocide and its rebirth in California has been written by Daniel Melnick, Professor Emeritus of English at Cleveland State University. Cover of The Ash Tree Titled The Ash Tree, the novel is published by [more...]

May 29, 2015 // 1 Comment


Alex Baboian Releases New CD

A native of Belmont, Mass., jazz guitarist Alex Baboian and his band have released their debut album entitled “Curiosity.” The independently released album features Baboian’s original compositions and arrangements for trio and quintet. While the music is rooted in the jazz [more...]

April 8, 2015 // 1 Comment


Book Review: ‘Orhan’s Inheritance’

Special for the Armenian Weekly ‘Sometimes we have to be like a riverbank, twisting and turning along with the earth, withstanding swells and currents. Enduring.’ Book review: Orhan’s Inheritance By Aline Ohanesian Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (April 7, 2015) 340 [more...]

April 7, 2015 // 5 Comments

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