Books & Art

Cover of Komitas, the Artist and the Martyr

New Book: ‘Komitas, the Artist and the Martyr’

–A true story in which real characters come alive in an entertaining dialogue Serge Momjian’s new book, Komitas, the Artist and the Martyr was published on March 6 and dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Cover of Komitas, the Artist and the Martyr In his book, Momjian [more...]

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Zabelle in 1922

How Could Such Beauty Be Left Behind?

Zabelle Panosian’s Breathtaking Recordings Special for the Armenian Weekly   Zabelle in 1922 Zabelle Panosian was 23 years old and the mother of a 6-year-old girl when she recorded just 11 sides for the Columbia Record Company in 1916-17. Of those, she recorded one that, to this day, takes [more...]

September 14, 2015 // 15 Comments

‘Im Armenia’ is the first travel guide to introduce kids to the sights and sounds of Armenia in a fun and interactive way.

AGBU Education Innovation Introduces New Travel App and E-Book

‘Im Armenia’ and ‘Exploring Yerevan’ Make the City Fun for All Ages The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) recently announced the launch of “Im Armenia” (My Armenia), a new travel app that takes children on a virtual journey through Yerevan and its surroundings. “Im Armenia” [more...]

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

The church of Sourp Garabed is the last intact structure of the Armenian monastery on Ktuts Island in Lake Van. Ruins of other structures, including the remnants of monks’ cells and a cemetery, are still present. (Photo by Matthew Karanian, reprinted with permission from ‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years.’)

Turkish Obstacles No Barrier for Karanian

PASADENA, Calif.—You’re three weeks away from your first trip to Historic Armenia, flying to Istanbul aboard a Turkish airliner from Boston, and news bulletins are reporting the upheaval in the country. Any cause for alarm? Not if you’re Matthew Karanian, a published author, and photographer [more...]

August 31, 2015 // 1 Comment


Kaloosdian Hits Home with ‘Tadem’ Book

BELMONT, Mass.—Somehow, a photo of Robert Aram Kaloosdian standing before Mount Ararat answers a definable cause. ‘Tadem,’ the focal point of Atty. Robert Aram Kaloosdian’s next book. It’s as if he were built into the infrastructure, following a lifetime of public service to the Greater [more...]

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

rumor feature

Poetry for Syrian-Armenian Relief

Silva Zanoyan Merjanian Donates Proceeds from Her New Book to SARF Special for the Armenian Weekly Silva ZanoyanMerjanian In her new book, a collection of poems titled Rumor, poet Silva Zanoyan Merjarnian writes of change brought about by war and the feeling of hopelessness in leaving behind [more...]

August 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

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