Melani Nazarian, left, and Ashley Muradian view the first permanent monument in L.A. to memorialize the Armenian Genocide after it was unveiled at Grand Park. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)

Memorial to Armenian Genocide Unveiled in L.A.’s Grand Park

By Bettina Boxall LOS ANGELES, Calif. (The LA Times)—Split in half, chiseled on one side and smooth on the other, the black rock memorializes not just the Armenian genocide, but also survival. Unveiled on the evening of Sept. 17 as the sun set over Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, the Armenian [more...]

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Lucille Aroosian

Obituary: Lucille Aroosian (1922-2016)

Admired Business Woman and Important Voice in Black Dog of Fate Lucille Aroosian Lucille Aroosian died on Sept. 16, in Fort Lee, N.J. She was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Paterson, N.J., the daughter of Bedros and Nafina Aroosian, who was the only surviving adult of the massacre in 1915 of the large [more...]

September 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

Taner Akçam (Photo: Rupen Janbazian)

Akçam to Speak On Authenticity of Long-Disputed Genocide Documents

Taner Akçam of Clark University will give a lecture entitled “The Memoir of Naim Bey and Talaat Pasha Telegrams: Are They ‘Armenian Forgeries’?” on Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m., at the First Armenian Church, 380 Concord Ave., Belmont, Mass. Taner Akçam (Photo: Rupen Janbazian) The program is [more...]

September 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

Armenian Heritage Park (Photo: Peter Vanderwarker)

Armenian Heritage Park Programs Take Center Stage

Armenian Heritage Park on Boston’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, so perfectly situated between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park on the Boston Harbor and the North End, is being enjoyed by all ages. This extraordinary gift from Armenian-Americans to the City of Boston and [more...]

September 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Garo Paylan (Photo: Nanore Barsoumian)

Garo Paylan to Speak in Belmont, Mass.

Garo Paylan, one of three ethnic Armenians in the Turkish Parliament, will engage in a discussion of recent developments in Turkey and the Armenian community on Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m., at the First Armenian Church, 380 Concord Ave., Belmont, Mass. Garo Paylan (Photo: Nanore Barsoumian) The program is [more...]

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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