Books & Art

A Book that Initiates 100 Years of History

One never knows what the day’s mail will bring. One moment, it could be a solicitation from a worthy Armenian Cause. Another time, it could be a publication. Impact of an Ancient Nation In both cases, there’s a plethora of activity that makes my life more compelling—for richer or poorer. The [more...]

August 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

‘The Crossroads: Art of Gagik Aroutiunian’ at AMA

The Armenian Museum of America will be hosting the opening of a new exhibition, “The Crossroads: Art of Gagik Aroutiunian,” on Sept. 11. The opening of this exhibition, which will feature artwork from three of Aroutiunian’s series, will include a reception where light refreshments will be [more...]

August 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

‘always HOPE’ Released in Memory of Pianist Martin Berkofsky

ARLINGTON, Mass.—The Armenian Cultural Foundation announced the release of a musical CD. Entitled “always Hope” and recorded by pianist Martin Berkofsky (1943-2013), it includes pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, and Liszt. The Armenian Cultural Foundation announced the release of [more...]

August 22, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Book on Ancient Armenian Coinage Published            

Ancient Armenian coins constitute an integral aspect of the Armenian heritage. Often, they are the only original documents from early Armenian kingdoms and dynasties that have survived to our time, and are therefore of great importance when reconstructing Armenia’s early history. The cover of [more...]

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Poem: Pater

“Come,” he said, Taking me by the hand And leading me towards The clear, visible horizon, and Beyond it, as it turned invisible, Onwards, through sunflower fields Moonlit trees and many galaxies Of fireflies frozen as stars Pointing to countless Other horizons… “It’s all yours,” he [more...]

August 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

‘The Sandcastle Girls’ Making Film Inroads

LINCOLN, Vt.—At a time when the Armenian community is bursting at the seams for a legitimate film about the genocide, Chris Bohjalian’s gem The Sandcastle Girls is making headway. It’s enough to celebrate what is destined to become a monumental achievement for Armenians who have waited [more...]

July 26, 2016 // 1 Comment

Taleen Keldjian’s ‘Fútbol!’ Scores a Goal with Kids

LOS ANGELES—Author and artist Taleen Keldjian has written and illustrated her first book, Fútbol!: A Fun Doodle Book on All Things Fútbol, published by Banian Labs’ Blue Wonder Books, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Author and artist Taleen Keldjian has written and illustrated her first book, [more...]

July 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

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