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Academy Award-winning Director Terry George giving his remarks about Armenian Genocide film “The Promise,” joined on stage by producer Mike Medavoy, actress Angela Sarafyan, musician Serj Tankian, and producer Kevin Matossian, Producer Eric Esrailian and ANCA-WR Board Member Steve Artinian

Over 1,000 Supporters of the Armenian Cause Gather for the ANCA-WR Gala

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—On Oct. 16, a stellar gathering of more than 1,000 supporters that included over 80 local, state, and federal elected officials from the Western United States, community leaders, and Academic Award-winning director Terry George and his team from the upcoming film “The [more...]

October 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Khatchig Mouradian

Dr. Khatchig Mouradian to Present Second Public Lecture at Fresno State

‘Don’t Fall off the Earth’: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880’s to 1950’s Dr. Khatchig Mouradian (Clark University), Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at California State University, Fresno, will give his second public lecture on the topic of “‘Don’t Fall [more...]

October 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Khatchig Mouradian

Dr. Khatchig Mouradian to Speak at Ararat-Eskijian Museum on Oct. 9

MISSION HILLS, Calif.—Ararat-Eskijian Museum and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) present an illustrated lecture by Dr. Khatchig Mouradian titled, “Not Like a Lamb to the Slaughter: Humanitarian Resistance during the Armenian Genocide.” The lecture [more...]

October 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Within the framework of his pontifical visit to Los Angeles, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia met with the ARF Western United States Central Committee.

ARF Western Region U.S. Central Committee, Aram I Meet

GLENDALE, Calif. (Asbarez)—Within the framework of his pontifical visit to Los Angeles, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia met with the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Western United States Central Committee. Within the framework of his pontifical visit to Los [more...]

October 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dr. Levon Saryan holding the lifetime achievement award for Y.T. Nercessian; also pictured is ANRO founder Aram Manasaryan, ANAS founder Chuck Hajinian, author Frank L. Kovacs and attendees Dan Pelc, Bob Leonard and Armen Moloian

ANAS Launches New Book, Honors Numismatic Legend

ANAHEIM, Calif.—The Armenian Numismatic and Antiquities Society (ANAS), in partnership with the Armenian Numismatic Research Organization (ANRO), recently hosted an event on the sidelines of the World’s Fair of Money that honored Y.T. Nercessian and launched a new book on ancient Armenian [more...]

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

A scene from one of the performances

Las Vegas Armenians Celebrate 25 Years of an Independent Armenia

LAS VEGAS, Nev.—In a blink of the eye, the Las Vegas Armenian-American community has grown to be greater than what one could have ever imagined.  The community came together on Oct. 1 at the Clark County Library Theater to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the independence of Armenia. Honorary [more...]

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

MP Garo Paylan at the HDP Parliamentary office in Ankara (Photo: Rupen Janbazian)

Garo Paylan to Discuss ‘Turkey and the Armenians’ at Fresno State

Armenian member of the Parliament of the Republic of Turkey  for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will participate in a discussion on “Turkey and the Armenians” at Fresno State University on Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place in McLane Hall, room 121, on the Fresno State [more...]

September 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

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