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The Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale

Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale Gives Christmas Concert

By Charles K. Der Kazarian WORCESTER, Mass.—On Sun., Dec. 7, the Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale presented a special concert of Christmas carols and songs in Armenian and English in the Sanctuary of Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church. The chorale is under the direction of Maestro [more...]

December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Taner Akcam

Akcam to Present Talk on League of Nations’ Aleppo Rescue House

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On Tues., Jan. 13, 2015, Dr. Taner Akcam will present an illustrated talk entitled, “Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Armenian Genocide Survivors and the Aleppo Rescue House of the League of Nations,” at 8 p.m., at the Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall of Holy Trinity [more...]

December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fourth-grade students hold a Project SAVE Archives photo enlargement they have just ‘read’ in an exercise to help develop observational and critical thinking skills. (L-R) St. Stephen’s principal Houry Boyamian, teachers Cathy Bass and Mark Boylan, Project SAVE Archives executive director Ruth Thomasian, and Armenian teacher Ardemis Megerdichian.

Project SAVE Partners with St. Stephen’s Elementary

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Principal Houry Boyamian of St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School, and Ruth Thomasian, the executive director of Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, both located in Watertown, have entered into a teaching collaboration to engage fourth-grade students in discovering [more...]

December 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rev. Archpriest Aram Stepanian celebrates his last ‘Badarak’ Sunday at Soorp Asdvadzadzin Church in Whitinsville. (Tom Vartabedian photo)

Whitinsville Honors Its Retiring (?) Pastor

WHITINSVILLE, Mass.—He was a carpenter, electrician, mechanic, and an astute businessman. He could get the stains out of a deacon’s vestment, replumb a Baptismal font he had designed, and be your best friend and caretaker in time of need. Rev. Archpriest Aram Stepanian celebrates his last [more...]

December 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

Renowned lawyer Robert Morgenthau (L), accepts this year's prestigious ANCA ER Freedom Award from Near East Foundation Chairman Shant Mardirossian

ANCA-ER Celebrates Grassroots Activism at 8th Annual Banquet

NEW YORK—Armenian Americans from throughout the Eastern U.S. gathered at the Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park on Sun., Dec. 7, in a salute to expanded grassroots activism and to honor civic, political, and community leaders who have worked tirelessly to advance the Armenian Cause. Renowned [more...]

December 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

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AMA to Feature New Exhibit: ‘Kiss the Ground—A New Armenia’

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Museum of America (AMA), together with the Thompson Gallery of the Cambridge School of Weston, presents a new exhibition, “Kiss The Ground—A New Armenia, Part I,” on view from Dec. 7 through Jan. 20, 2015. Kiss the Ground takes its namesake from the etymology [more...]

December 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Maro Matosian during her talk (photo by Chris Mensoian)

Women’s Support Center Holds Fundraising Event at ACF

ARLINGTON, Mass. (A.W.)—On Fri., Nov. 21, the Women’s Support Center in Armenia (WSC) held an awareness and fundraising event at the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) in Arlington. The program included three speakers who discussed women’s rights and domestic violence. Maro Matosian, [more...]

December 4, 2014 // 3 Comments

A scene from the event

Armenian ‘Sound of Music’ Delights Audience in Watertown

WATERTOWN, Mass.—As hundreds of people filed into the Watertown High School auditorium on Sat., Nov. 15, the “Sound of Music” was clearly in the air. For the first time in Boston, this beloved musical, directed by Lena Khacherian, was presented in Armenian with a young and energetic group of [more...]

December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Dec. 14, the Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Cambridge will present the Erevan Chorale and Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert.

Erevan Chorale to Perform Annual Christmas Concert in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On Dec. 14, the Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Cambridge will present the Erevan Chorale and Orchestra’s annual Christmas Concert, beginning at 7 p.m. The Chorale and Orchestra will present a festive program of Armenian sharagans, Armenian and Western Christmas carols, as [more...]

November 26, 2014 // 2 Comments

Koutoujian to Moderate Panel at Northeastern on Diasporan Identities

Koutoujian to Moderate Panel at Northeastern on Diasporan Identities

BOSTON, Mass.—On Fri., Dec. 12, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian will moderate a panel discussion entitled, “Exploring Identities in the Armenian Diaspora: A Panel Discussion with Members of the Emerging Generation,” at Northeastern University in Boston. The program is being [more...]

November 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

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