Arts and Culture

OUR NENES' STORIES: ancestral storytelling workshop

OUR NENES' STORIES: ancestral storytelling workshop

Thursday, Jul 7 Arts and Culture

This workshop is for all of us who believe that storytelling and art can be transformative tools used towards bridging the longing in our hearts and the political realities that have given cause to these longings.

Paolo Pandolfo: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Republic of Armenia

Paolo Pandolfo: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Republic of Armenia

Friday, Jul 8 Arts and Culture

A special concert by virtuoso violadagambist Paolo Pandolfo featuring Armenian Medieval and European Baroque music at Corpus Christi Church.

The Bambir at Rockwood Music Hall

The Bambir at Rockwood Music Hall

Saturday, Aug 6 Arts and Culture

Internationally recognized Armenian rock band The BAMBIR will perform at Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2) in New York. The concert is a part of band's 2016 US Tour.

Armenian Picnic in Providence, RI

Armenian Picnic in Providence, RI

Saturday, Aug 20 Arts and Culture

Two days of Armenian food, music and fun! EVERYONE welcome. Held under the big tent! Rain or Shine. The tent will be lit at night so stay, eat and dance all night!

83rd Annual  AYF Olympics Hosted in New Jersey

83rd Annual AYF Olympics Hosted in New Jersey

Thursday, Sep 1 Arts and Culture

Save the date in your 2016 calendar for the 83rd Annual AYF-YOARF Olympics Games & Book your Hotel Room!

AYF Olympics 2016 in NJ (Dances: Kevork Artinian, Onnik Dinkjian & More!)

AYF Olympics 2016 in NJ (Dances: Kevork Artinian, Onnik Dinkjian & More!)

Thursday, Sep 1 Arts and Culture

The 83rd annual Armenian Youth Federation Olympic Games taking place this Labor Day weekend September 1-5.

60th Annual Oceania Street Armenian Festival

60th Annual Oceania Street Armenian Festival

Saturday, Sep 10 Arts and Culture Religion Other

The Major Fundraising Event for the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs.

25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia

25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia

Wednesday, Sep 21 Arts and Culture

The Knights and Daughters of Vartan will offer a brief ceremony commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia.

Nuné Melik makes her Solo Debut at Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall

Nuné Melik makes her Solo Debut at Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall

Wednesday, Sep 21 Arts and Culture

On the Independence Day of Armenia, the young star Nuné Melik will make her Stern Auditorium Solo Debut with the Senior Orchestra of New York.

Michael Aram Personal Apperance and Signing Event

Michael Aram Personal Apperance and Signing Event

Thursday, Sep 22 Arts and Culture Other

You are invited to meet internationally renowned artist Michael Aram at Cooktique, Tenafly, NJ.

Meaningful World UN International Day of Peace

Meaningful World UN International Day of Peace

Thursday, Sep 22 Arts and Culture Politics

Annual Celebration of the UN International Day of Peace. 2016 IDP awardees: Ambassador Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, International Peace Institute, Ashley Tobias.

Hovhannes Babakhanyan Live at Sevan Restaurant

Hovhannes Babakhanyan Live at Sevan Restaurant

Saturday, Sep 24 Arts and Culture

A dinner dance event with globally known singer and actor Hovhannes Babakhanyan, visiting from Los Angeles.

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence

Sunday, Sep 25 Arts and Culture

Concert featuring from Armenia Nersik, Arabo, & Aghasi Ispiryans.

“I And I” One Man Show by Hovhannes Babakhanyan

“I And I” One Man Show by Hovhannes Babakhanyan

Saturday, Oct 1 Arts and Culture

Hovhannes Babakhanyan will perform his one man show "I And I" in New York.

Hovnanian Food Festival

Hovnanian Food Festival

Sunday, Oct 2 Arts and Culture

Delicious food & refreshments. Games & activities for children. Great for families and friends. 

“I And I” One Man Show by Hovhannes Babakhanyan

“I And I” One Man Show by Hovhannes Babakhanyan

Sunday, Oct 2 Arts and Culture

Hovhannes Babakhanyan will perform his one man show "I And I" in New York.

Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA: Shadoyan Fashion Show & Dinner

Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA: Shadoyan Fashion Show & Dinner

Thursday, Oct 6 Arts and Culture

AneEvening of culture & couture, featuring the Shadoyan Fashion Couture House "Reincarnation," Armenian Traditional Costumes & Spring/Summer 2016-17 Evening Gowns.

Avraam Russo Live in Concert

Avraam Russo Live in Concert

Saturday, Oct 8 Arts and Culture

St. Thomas Cultural Committee presents Russian-Armenian International Pop Singer Avraam Russo Live in Concert.

AJA East Coast 3rd Annual Wine Tasting

AJA East Coast 3rd Annual Wine Tasting

Sunday, Oct 9 Arts and Culture

Armenian Jewelers Association East Coast is pleased to honor Mr. Nigogos Araian, Mr. Haci Garipian and Mr. Karnik Garipian at their third annual wine tasting event.

St Leon Food and Arts Festival, Oct 14

St Leon Food and Arts Festival, Oct 14

Friday, Oct 14 Arts and Culture

80th Annual St Leon Food Festival! The event of the year drawing over 3,500 guests. 

St Leon Food and Arts Festival, Oct 15

St Leon Food and Arts Festival, Oct 15

Saturday, Oct 15 Arts and Culture

80th Annual St Leon Food Festival! The event of the year drawing over 3,500 guests. 

St Leon Food and Arts Festival, Oct 16

St Leon Food and Arts Festival, Oct 16

Sunday, Oct 16 Arts and Culture

80th Annual St Leon Food Festival! The event of the year drawing over 3,500 guests.

"The Human Voice" drama

"The Human Voice" drama

Tuesday, Oct 18 Arts and Culture

Sixty minute Drama, performed in Armenian with English subtitles. Recommended for: adults

Book Presentation at Bergen Community College

Book Presentation at Bergen Community College

Wednesday, Oct 19 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Book presentation by investigative journalist Dawn Anahid MacKeen. 

St. Thomas Armenian Church Annual Bazaar & Food Festival

St. Thomas Armenian Church Annual Bazaar & Food Festival

Saturday, Oct 22 Arts and Culture

This much anticipated annual event features delicious homemade Armenian & Mediterranean specialties. There will be plenty of vendors, games and a clown for the children, tavloo tournaments, music, and luxurious raffle prizes!

The Talents of Our Parish Artists

The Talents of Our Parish Artists

Saturday, Oct 22 Arts and Culture

Six creative parishioners will exhibit their artwork for viewing and for sale.

Hovnanian School: 40th Anniversary Celebratory Gala

Hovnanian School: 40th Anniversary Celebratory Gala

Saturday, Oct 22 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Hovnanian School is Proud to Celebrate 40 Years of Excellence in Education. 

Forty Fifth (45th) Annual Festival of Nations

Forty Fifth (45th) Annual Festival of Nations

Sunday, Oct 23 Arts and Culture

Mark your calendar now for the Annual Festival of Nations to be held at The Albany Convention Center below The Egg in historic downtown Albany. 

Exclusive Access with Michael Aram

Exclusive Access with Michael Aram

Friday, Oct 28 Arts and Culture

Meet the designer Michael Aram and shop at this private event at his flagship store.

“HOKIS” Premiere Performance

“HOKIS” Premiere Performance

Friday, Oct 28 Arts and Culture

Enjoy a premiere Broadway performance showcasing the talents of students from the AGBU children's centers, TUMO X AGBU centers, AGBU Performing Arts scholarship recipients and global alumni.

Holy Cross Armenian Church Annual Bazaar and Festival

Holy Cross Armenian Church Annual Bazaar and Festival

Saturday, Oct 29 Arts and Culture

International Music Provided by DJ Berj and Special Performance by Antranig Dance Ensemble.

AGBU 110th Anniversary Gala

AGBU 110th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, Oct 29 Arts and Culture

Join us for a special celebration of AGBU's 110th Anniversary Gala at the unique appel room at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

ZIC Goes to the Movies: "Journey to Armenia"

ZIC Goes to the Movies: "Journey to Armenia"

Thursday, Nov 3 Arts and Culture

See Robert Gueduigian's award-winning film, "Le Voyage en Arménie" (Journey to Armenia).

Sts. Vartanantz Church Anual  Bazaar and Food Festival, November 4-6

Sts. Vartanantz Church Anual Bazaar and Food Festival, November 4-6

Friday, Nov 4 Arts and Culture

Bring the Family and join us for home made Mezzes and much more...
. Kebab Dinner, Desert Table, Boutique Booths and Upscale Chinese Auction
. Supervised Children Game room with 'Dragon' Theme, Movie, Games, Face painting, Popcorn and much more

ARENI Choir presents 2nd Annual GHAPAMA Musical Extravanganza «Հեյ ջա՜ն, Ղափամա»

ARENI Choir presents 2nd Annual GHAPAMA Musical Extravanganza «Հեյ ջա՜ն, Ղափամա»

Sunday, Nov 6 Arts and Culture

With the Thanksgiving season approaching, let’s get together and celebrate our Armenian traditions and culture in all its beauty with singing the catching song “Hey Jan, Ghapama!”

Rutgers Armenian Students Association Cultural Night

Rutgers Armenian Students Association Cultural Night

Sunday, Nov 6 Arts and Culture Other

RASA holds its annual cultural night with ethnic food, dance, and music.

Conversation with the Curators of the Met "Jerusalem" Exhibition

Conversation with the Curators of the Met "Jerusalem" Exhibition

Wednesday, Nov 9 Arts and Culture Religion

Meet the curators of the landmark exhibit currently showing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven. 

Karnig Sarkissian Concert

Karnig Sarkissian Concert

Saturday, Nov 12 Arts and Culture

Akh'tamar Dance Ensemble celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Armenia's Independence with a tribute concert by Karnig Sarkissian.

Forum: Armenian Migration to the USA: The fascinating saga of ANCHA

Forum: Armenian Migration to the USA: The fascinating saga of ANCHA

Thursday, Nov 17 Arts and Culture Science and Education Politics

Armenian Assembly Director Bryan Ardouny joins Professor Hratch Zadoian, author of "Our brother's keepers," to speak on Armenian migration and the fascinating saga of ANCHA.

Six Short Films by Armenian Filmmakers at The Film Society of Lincoln Center

Six Short Films by Armenian Filmmakers at The Film Society of Lincoln Center

Thursday, Nov 17 Arts and Culture

Featuring six short films by award-winning Armenian filmmakers, Ophelia Harutyunyan, Viktoria Aleksanyan ...

ZIC: An Evening of Poetry

ZIC: An Evening of Poetry

Thursday, Nov 17 Arts and Culture

American-Armenian poets Dana Walrath, Shahé Mankerian and Lola Koundakjian will read from their works in English and Armenian.

"The Human Voice" Drama (Nov. 17)

"The Human Voice" Drama (Nov. 17)

Thursday, Nov 17 Arts and Culture

A woman comes face to face with the severe truth: she is no longer wanted, and abandoned by her man. How to be, if you love each cage of the body? But the oxygen feeding them…

Concert in Celebration of the Year of the Pomegranate

Concert in Celebration of the Year of the Pomegranate

Saturday, Nov 19 Arts and Culture

On Saturday evening, November 19 at 7:30pm, the Armenian community is invited to a concert in the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs in celebration of the Year of the Pomegranate.

Hovnanian School's 8th Annual Art in Fall  (Nov. 19 & 20)

Hovnanian School's 8th Annual Art in Fall (Nov. 19 & 20)

Saturday, Nov 19 Arts and Culture

An art exhibition featuring national and international Armenian artists, with a collection of fine art including oils, mixed media, photography and sculpture.

St. Sarkis Armenian Church Food Festival

St. Sarkis Armenian Church Food Festival

Sunday, Nov 20 Arts and Culture

Armenian food festival presented by the Armenian Relief Society of NY, Erebouni Chapter and The Ladies Guild of St. Sarkis Church. Come for the food and stay for the fun! Plenty of Homemade food available for purchase to stay and to go. Perfect for the holidays.

New Docta International Music Festival

New Docta International Music Festival

Friday, Dec 2 Arts and Culture

Join New Docta for an evening of breathtaking music from world-class chamber musicians. 

Memorial Concert Dedicated to Tovmas Harutyunyan

Memorial Concert Dedicated to Tovmas Harutyunyan

Sunday, Dec 4 Arts and Culture

Armenian Traditional Dances Choreographed by Beloved Tovmas Harutyunyan.

Michael Aram's Personal Appearance at Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field

Michael Aram's Personal Appearance at Bloomingdale's Roosevelt Field

Monday, Dec 5 Arts and Culture

Join us for a special personal appearance from renowned metalware artisan Michael Aram.

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group's Annual Christmas Gala

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group's Annual Christmas Gala

Saturday, Dec 10 Arts and Culture

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group invites you to its Annual Christmas Gala with Joseph Krikorian from LA.

Zareh Khrakouni 90, with incomparable recitation artist Silva Gomigyan

Zareh Khrakouni 90, with incomparable recitation artist Silva Gomigyan

Sunday, Dec 11 Arts and Culture

The program of this event will encompass such important aspects of ZAREH KHRAKOUNI's life and literary works that every attendee will better appreciate the immense contribution this literary giant has made to contemporary Armenian Literature.

Emma Grigoryan's Art Exhibit (Dec 12-14)

Emma Grigoryan's Art Exhibit (Dec 12-14)

Monday, Dec 12 Arts and Culture

Emma Grigoryan's art exhibit featuring work from different spans of her professional career.

HMADS Presents: New Year's Eve

HMADS Presents: New Year's Eve

Saturday, Dec 31 Arts and Culture

Celebrate New Year's Eve together with the family of Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School.

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017

Saturday, Dec 31 Arts and Culture Religion

Bring your family and friends to ring in the New Year in style at St. Thomas!

AAHPO's Annual Christmas Brunch, 2017

AAHPO's Annual Christmas Brunch, 2017

Sunday, Jan 8 Arts and Culture Health Other

Join us for Brunch, a Champagne Toast & Special Presentations. All Families, Members & Non Members are welcome to celebrate.

"The Line - Kyanq u Kriv-Կյանք ու կռիվ" movie's NY Premiere

"The Line - Kyanq u Kriv-Կյանք ու կռիվ" movie's NY Premiere

Sunday, Jan 15 Arts and Culture

The movie (in ARMENIAN with ENGLISH sub-titles) could be considered the best one on Artsakh war. It is a remarkable story of love, patriotism and real events happening in Artsakh and Armenia in early 90s.

"The Line - Kyanq u Kriv-Կյանք ու կռիվ" movie's NJ Premiere

"The Line - Kyanq u Kriv-Կյանք ու կռիվ" movie's NJ Premiere

Friday, Jan 27 Arts and Culture

Film Screening of “Gyank ou Griv” / “ The Line” : A Film by Mher Mkrtchyan depicting the Artsakh independence war. The film will be screened in ARMENIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. One of the best films about the Artsakh War. It is a remarkable story of love, patriotism and real events that took place in Artsakh and Armenia in the early 90’s. An incredible journey of a timid teenager into a brave soldier challenged by the atrocities of war, friendship and love. Reception to follow.

Shnorhali Choir Winter Celebration

Shnorhali Choir Winter Celebration

Saturday, Jan 28 Arts and Culture

The Shnorhali Choir invites all to "A Winter Celebration - A Night of Surprises" on Saturday, January 28 at 7:30pm in Kalustyan Hall. Music by DJ Berj.

Hye Hearts Dance in Enflield, CT

Hye Hearts Dance in Enflield, CT

Saturday, Feb 11 Arts and Culture Other

The Armenian churches of Hartford and New Britain, CT, and Springfield, MA, will co-host a "Hye Hearts Dance" on Saturday, February 11, in Enfield, CT.

The dance will be held at the Holiday Inn (1 Bright Meadow Blvd. in Enfield), beginning at 8 p.m. Enjoy music by Harry Bedrossian (oud, vocals), Leon Janikian (clarinet), Kenny Kalajian (guitar, vocals) and Charlie Dermenjian (dumbeg), as well as international music by DJ Chris Habibian. 

St. Gregory the Enlightener Armenian Church Art Show

St. Gregory the Enlightener Armenian Church Art Show

Sunday, Feb 12 Arts and Culture

St. Gregory the Enlightener Armenian Church Presents an Art Show by Noted Artist Girair Poladian. Girair Poladian is an Armenian-Russian artist who was prominently involved in the artistic revolution of the 1960s and 1970s in what was then the Soviet Union. He participated in various underground shows in Moscow that were forbidden by Soviet officials between 1968 and 1976. In 1976 he emigrated to New York, where he continues to live and work.

Documentary Film "Women of 1915"

Documentary Film "Women of 1915"

Wednesday, Feb 22 Arts and Culture

A documentary film delineating the plight and survival of the Armenian women during the Genocide of 1915 and all those non-Armenian women who flocked in to the killing fields of the genocide and rescued thousands of Armenian women and children.

Lecture: "Made by These Unworthy Hands": The Armenian Silversmiths of Kayseri

Lecture: "Made by These Unworthy Hands": The Armenian Silversmiths of Kayseri

Friday, Feb 24 Arts and Culture

Specialists of silver liturgical objects, the 17th-18th century workshop of Armenian silversmiths in Kayseri, central Anatolia, endured for almost 90 years. The Morgan Library & Museum is fortunate to own 3 sets of silver and enameled covers from this workshop, now on exhibition. Join Sylvie Merian for an illustrated lecture discussing the silversmiths, their work, and the Dutch woodcuts used as inspiration by some of these craftsmen, whose oeuvre is found in collections worldwide.

Songs of Armenia and Anatolia: Ara and Onnik Dinkjian

Songs of Armenia and Anatolia: Ara and Onnik Dinkjian

Friday, Feb 24 Arts and Culture

The legendary singer Onnik Dinkjian, who is a member of the American-Armenian diaspora, has been one of the most prominent singers for Armenian communities around the world for sixty years. The Anatolian musical style that Onnik developed has become a historical source for 'traditional Armenian music.' His songs are a surviving record of a nearly-lost Armenian dialect of Dikranagerd, a region now located in southeastern Turkey, also known as Diyarbakir.

Poon Paree Gentan Dance at St Mary's Armenian Church

Poon Paree Gentan Dance at St Mary's Armenian Church

Saturday, Feb 25 Arts and Culture

Let’s go back to the days, when St. Mary used to have Poon Bareegentan Dance. The Armenian music of Michael Gostonian ensemble is sure to be great, and you are welcome to bring friends.

Poon Paregentan Masquerade Ball

Poon Paregentan Masquerade Ball

Saturday, Feb 25 Arts and Culture Other

Poon Paregentan Masquerade Ball featuring Kevork Artinian and Friends.

Armenian Genocide memoirs in Italy

Armenian Genocide memoirs in Italy

Tuesday, Feb 28 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

Public lecture on "Diaspora memoirs: The Case of Armenians in Italy” by Dr. Sona Haroutyunian, professor of Armenian language and literature at Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy.

7th Annual Mentoring and Networking Forum

7th Annual Mentoring and Networking Forum

Friday, Mar 3 Arts and Culture Science and Education Other

Meet, Network and get career advice from professionals of all fields of study. Open to all High School Seniors and College aged Students. Light refreshments will be served. Free admission.

A Multi-Disciplinary Performance "Lost Spring"

A Multi-Disciplinary Performance "Lost Spring"

Friday, Mar 3 Arts and Culture

Mixing theater, dance, and live music, and further brought to life by the visuals of artist Kevork Mourad, this multi-disciplinary creation is the poetic journey of a woman in quest of her history, in quest of meaning, in quest of a lost spring…

Hovnanian School Alumni Movie Night & Pajama Party

Hovnanian School Alumni Movie Night & Pajama Party

Friday, Mar 3 Arts and Culture

All are welcome, the more the merrier! Kids are welcome to wear their pajamas, bring their favorite pillow pet, or a cozy blanket to enjoy the movie - TBA SOON -
Healthy snacks will be provided and alumni will be supervising at all times.

US Debut Presentation of "Khatchkar" by Hrair Hawk Khatcherian

US Debut Presentation of "Khatchkar" by Hrair Hawk Khatcherian

Friday, Mar 3 Arts and Culture

Hrair Hawk will be presenting his new book, "Khatchkar," followed by a Q&A session.

Free adult art class

Free adult art class

Tuesday, Mar 7 Arts and Culture

For artists of all levels. Develop your skills in painting and drawing. Learn new techniques and engage in a lively art critique!
** All art supplies and materials will be provided **

A Celebration of the Work and Life of Neery Melkonian

A Celebration of the Work and Life of Neery Melkonian

Thursday, Mar 9 Arts and Culture

Neery Melkonian was a groundbreaking contemporary art curator, critic and writer. After her sad passing in July 2016, she leaves behind an important legacy of critical discourse and community building among diasporan Middle Eastern and Armenian art and artists. To honor her memory, her friends and colleagues will join together to present her work to celebrate and continue her profound vision.

"Kyanq & Kriv" screening at the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs (Queens, NY)

"Kyanq & Kriv" screening at the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs (Queens, NY)

Saturday, Mar 11 Arts and Culture

Queens premiere of the film: "The Line: Kyanq & Kriv." The movie (in ARMENIAN with ENGLISH sub-titles) could be considered the best one on Artsakh war. It is a remarkable story of love, patriotism and real events happening in Artsakh and Armenia in early 90s. The featured character takes us through an incredible journey from timid teenager to a brave soldier challenged by atrocities of Artsakh war, friendship and love.

Ara Dinkjian in Concert "Both Sides Now"

Ara Dinkjian in Concert "Both Sides Now"

Sunday, Mar 12 Arts and Culture

Concert: There will be 2 parts to the Ara Dinkjian concert. The first part will feature the all-acoustic Secret Trio, while the second part will feature Ara accompanied by the New York Gypsy All-Stars. The program will consist mostly of Ara’s own compositions, along with songs that are popular across the Balkans and Middle East.

Concert Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Armenia's United Nations Membership

Concert Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Armenia's United Nations Membership

Thursday, Mar 16 Arts and Culture

Through an extraordinary display of music and visual effects, Armenia celebrates the 25th anniversary of its membership to the UN. Bridging the past and present, this musical event will revisit traditional Armenian folk and sacred music immersed in contemporary interpretation, and features celebrated musicians Jivan Gasparyan Jr.(Duduk), Armen Hyusnunts(Sax), Artyom Manukyan(Cello), Vahagn Hayrapetyan(Piano), Vardan Ovsepian(Piano), Joshua Davis(Bass), Karen Kocharyan(Drums) & Hover Choir.

Hrant Dink Contemporary Oratorio

Hrant Dink Contemporary Oratorio

Saturday, Mar 25 Arts and Culture Other

The "Hrant Dink Contemporary Oratorio"—a new composition by composer Majag Toshigian and lyricist Bercuhi Berberyan—will be performed at the St. Vartan Cathedral Complex on Saturday, March 25.

15th Annual Lionel Galstaun Memorial Concert

15th Annual Lionel Galstaun Memorial Concert

Sunday, Mar 26 Arts and Culture

St. Gregory the Enlightener Culture Committee proudly presents the combined talents of two Julliard trained, internationally acclaimed Armenian musicians. A delightful afternoon featuring Eddie Pogossian, Cellist and Vatche Jambazian, Pianist.

The Paintings of Arthur Pinajian

The Paintings of Arthur Pinajian

Saturday, Apr 1 Arts and Culture

An exhibition of rare works on paper and canvas featuring Artur Pinajian's mid-century abstractions and late lyrical landscapes.

Hayk Arsenyan at Steinway Hall

Hayk Arsenyan at Steinway Hall

Sunday, Apr 2 Arts and Culture

Solo piano recital, featuring sonatas and fandango by the Spanish Baroque composer Antonio Soler.

"The Line-Kyank U Kriv-2" NYC and East Coast Premiere

"The Line-Kyank U Kriv-2" NYC and East Coast Premiere

Monday, Apr 3 Arts and Culture

The NY and East Coast premiere of the 2nd movie in series of "The Line - Kyanq u Kriv-Կյանք ու կռիվ" (Mher Mkrtchian's film, Armenia production, 2016 by "Sharm" holding) is a movie on 2016 April 4-day war episode of Artsakh war that has been recently a major success in Armenia and now in USA. Screening in Armenian with English sub-titles!

A Night of Armenian Jazz

A Night of Armenian Jazz

Wednesday, Apr 5 Arts and Culture

Featuring Miqayel Voskanyan & Friends (Armenia) with Special Guest Sevana Tchakerian (from Collectif Medz Bazar, France).

Film premiere of They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief

Film premiere of They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief

Saturday, Apr 8 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

This much-anticipated documentary, produced by Shant Mardirossian and award-winning director George Billard, details the unprecedented humanitarian efforts of thousands of Americans who saved a generation of orphans and refugees after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire during and after World War I. Both screenings will be followed by a Q&A with our filmmakers and historians Peter Balakian, Susan Harper, and Taner Akçam.

Hovnanian School's Monte Carlo Night

Hovnanian School's Monte Carlo Night

Saturday, Apr 8 Arts and Culture

An evening in the city ~ Dinner, Dancing, Casino Games, and more! All proceeds will benefit the school’s general education fund. Come out for a night of fun while supporting Hovnanian School.

Staged reading of the play "DAYBREAK"

Staged reading of the play "DAYBREAK"

Friday, Apr 21 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

DAYBREAK is a new play that highlights Armenian-American history, an emotionally powerful story that transforms darkness to light and hope for the future. Set in three different time periods, the play is inspired by the true stories of two women friends who are both survivors of the Armenian genocide. Fusing dream, memory, storytelling, music, and dance, the play carries the story of these women into the 21st century future, and celebrates the endurance of the human spirit.

Atelier Orientale: Of Poets and Mystics

Atelier Orientale: Of Poets and Mystics

Sunday, Apr 23 Arts and Culture

An evening celebrating the music and dance of near and middle eastern cultures. This event will feature musicians John Vartan and Richard Khuzami playing the music of Gomidas and Sayat Nova. Followed by a wine meet-the-artists reception.

Spring Concert of Armenian Composers

Spring Concert of Armenian Composers

Friday, Apr 28 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

Concert featuring Award Winning Hayarpi Grigoryan Dayian, from Yerevan, Armenia.

ARS NY Erebouni Chapter Fundraising Jewelry Event and Membership Drive

ARS NY Erebouni Chapter Fundraising Jewelry Event and Membership Drive

Friday, Apr 28 Arts and Culture

The Armenian Relief Society of NY Erebouni chapter presents a fundraising jewelry event and membership drive, featuring costume jewelry by Telesto Designs. Find out what the ARS is all about, enjoy food and drinks while you shop and get involved in a great cause! 15% of sales goes towards the fundraiser.

World Premiere of the Musical "Some People Hear Thunder"

World Premiere of the Musical "Some People Hear Thunder"

Friday, Apr 28 Arts and Culture

A world premiere musical! SOME PEOPLE HEAR THUNDER is a powerful love story set between 1914 and 1915 in NYC and the villages in the shadow of Mousa Ler. This uplifting tale tells the story of a young reporter, his true love in America, and Armenians fighting for dignity and survival in the face of the brutality of the Turkish deportations, all brought to life through song, dance, and beautiful storytelling.

To Armenia With Love

To Armenia With Love

Saturday, Apr 29 Arts and Culture

Shnorhali Choir of the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs presents a concert featuring renowned soloists Anahit Zakaryan and Alvart Maylyan, under the musical direction of world renowned Maestro Vagharshak Ohanyan, with the participation of Hamakayin Arekag Children's Chorus.

Screening of “Gyank ou Griv 2: 25 Dari Ants” / “ The Line 2: 25 Years Later”

Screening of “Gyank ou Griv 2: 25 Dari Ants” / “ The Line 2: 25 Years Later”

Sunday, Apr 30 Arts and Culture

A Film by Mher Mkrtchyan based on the events of the recent 4-day war in Artsakh. The film will be screened in ARMENIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. A story of love, friendship and patriotism.

Book presentation of "Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey"

Book presentation of "Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey"

Friday, May 5 Arts and Culture

St. Thomas Armenian Church Cultural Committee proudly hosts a book presentation of “Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey” by Lerna Ekmekcioglu, McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History and Women’s Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

ARS NY Erebouni Chapter Walk Armenia Walkathon

ARS NY Erebouni Chapter Walk Armenia Walkathon

Saturday, May 6 Arts and Culture

Come join the Armenian Relief Society of NY Erebouni Chapter for the "Walk Armenia" Walkathon. Help raise funds for the expansion of the St. Sarkis Saturday School.

Dinner Dance featuring Harout Pamboukjian

Dinner Dance featuring Harout Pamboukjian

Saturday, May 6 Arts and Culture Other

The Hamazkayin of New Jersey will be hosting a dinner dance featuring legendary superstar Harout Pamboukjian! There will be a special performance by the Nayiri Dance Ensemble, followed by a delicious mezzah and a scrumptious dinner. Guests will also have access to an open bar!

Project 142 Presents: Virtuoso Pianist Karén Hakobyan

Project 142 Presents: Virtuoso Pianist Karén Hakobyan

Saturday, May 6 Arts and Culture

Award-winning pianist Karén Hakobyan will deliver a unique concert experience by combining an exhilarating musical performance with thought-provoking remarks for each set of Etudes. An exciting combination of traditional and modern virtuoso piano works, Art of the Etude features pieces ranging from Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin/Wild, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff, to premiers by Manookian, Drozdoff, and Hakobyan himself.

Brunch For A Cause in NYC organized by SOAR

Brunch For A Cause in NYC organized by SOAR

Sunday, May 7 Arts and Culture Other

The New York Chapter of the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) is pleased to invite you to join us on May 7, 2017 for brunch! What is Sunday brunch without mimosas? Your ticket will include a mimosa, bellini or Prosecco along with an entrée from Caffe Dei Fiori’s delicious brunch menu. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Mer Doun & Mer Houys homes that help young Armenian orphans transition into skilled adults. We look forward to seeing you in light of this meaningful cause!

Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA Agnouni Chapter: Mother's Day Luncheon

Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA Agnouni Chapter: Mother's Day Luncheon

Wednesday, May 10 Arts and Culture

Mother of the Year: Ungh. Nazelie Keshishian
Featuring: Nune' Melik, Violin and Karine Kocharian, Actress

"Forced into Genocide" - A Book Presentation by Adrienne G. Alexanian at AGBU

"Forced into Genocide" - A Book Presentation by Adrienne G. Alexanian at AGBU

Wednesday, May 10 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

"Forced into Genocide" is the riveting memoir of Yervant Edward Alexanian: an eye-witness to the massacre and dislocation of his family and countrymen in Ottoman Turkey during World War I.

Mother's Day "English Tea" Hosted by St. Stepanos Church Women's Guild

Mother's Day "English Tea" Hosted by St. Stepanos Church Women's Guild

Saturday, May 13 Arts and Culture

Treat your Mom or a friend to a cup of tea. Enjoy English tea, pastries, entertainment, and art exhibit. Live Music by Ashot Soghomonyan.

Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) Mother's Day Luncheon

Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) Mother's Day Luncheon

Sunday, May 14 Arts and Culture

Mother’s Day Brunch featuring performances by Hamazkayin Nayiri Dance Ensemble and Silent Auction.

Hovnanian School PTO presents "The Harlem Wizards"

Hovnanian School PTO presents "The Harlem Wizards"

Sunday, May 21 Arts and Culture

Don't miss this fun-filled, high flying & interactive community event featuring the world famous Harlem Wizards basketball team as they take on a team of faculty, parents and alumni.

Celebrating 70th Anniversary of Tekeyan Cultural Association

Celebrating 70th Anniversary of Tekeyan Cultural Association

Sunday, May 21 Arts and Culture

A Piano Trio Concert with renowned artists Ani Kavafian - Violin, Ani Kalayjian - Cello and Orion Weiss - Piano.
Works by Joseph Haydn, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Sergei Rachmaninov and Arno Babadjanian.

St. Thomas Armenian Church Annual Memorial Day Picnic & Food Festival!

St. Thomas Armenian Church Annual Memorial Day Picnic & Food Festival!

Monday, May 29 Arts and Culture Other

We invite you to a Memorial Day Picnic Monday, May 29 from Noon – 6 pm. Armenian & Middle Eastern Food Festival. Delicious Kebabs, Doner/Gyro, Boreg, Yalanchi, Baklava, Mushebek, & more!

120th Anniversary Banquet Luncheon of Armenian Evangelical Church of New York

120th Anniversary Banquet Luncheon of Armenian Evangelical Church of New York

Saturday, Jun 10 Arts and Culture Religion Armenian Genocide

Celebrate with us and support the FIRST ARMENIAN CHURCH established in New York City. Enjoy award-winning food, a talk by the esteemed Donald Wilson Bush, and songs by the inspirational a cappella trio Zulal. Join us at our 120th Anniversary Banquet Luncheon and help the Armenian Evangelical Church of New York, once a haven for Armenian genocide survivors, continue to be a place where disciples of Jesus Christ are made in New York City.

What Have You Done for Artsakh?

What Have You Done for Artsakh?

Wednesday, Jun 14 Arts and Culture

Featuring mezzo-soprano Solange Merdinian, violinist Sami Merdinian, and pianist Hayk Arsenyan, organized by AGBU Performing Arts, UGAB Buenos Aires, and the Ministry of Diaspora, join us at Yamaha Piano Salon on Wednesday, June 14 at 7:30pm for a concert to help fund raise money to purchase musical instruments for children in Nagorno Karabakh.

2nd Annual Outdoor Family Movie Night

2nd Annual Outdoor Family Movie Night

Friday, Jun 23 Arts and Culture

St. Thomas Cultural Committee presents: "An Outdoor Family Movie Night." Celebrate the start of summer with a BBQ and Movie.

East - West: Organ & Duduk

East - West: Organ & Duduk

Sunday, Jul 2 Arts and Culture

Co-hosted by St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Roman Catholic Church of Moscow, the AGBU Performing Arts Department is proud to present renowned musicians Oganes Kazarian (duduk) and Marina Omelchenko (organ) from Moscow. They will be performing pieces by JS Bach, Pachelbel, Anania Shirakatsi as well as other traditional Armenian folk melodies, liturgical works and Gregorian Chants. This concert is free and open to the public.

East - West: Organ & Duduk

East - West: Organ & Duduk

Monday, Jul 3 Arts and Culture Other

Co-hosted by St. Malachy's Church and the Roman Catholic Church of Moscow, the AGBU Performing Arts Department is proud to present renowned musicians Oganes Kazarian (duduk) and Marina Omelchenko (organ) from Moscow. They will be performing pieces by JS Bach, Pachelbel, Anania Shirakatsi as well as other traditional Armenian folk melodies, liturgical works and Gregorian Chants. This concert is free and open to the public.

"Armenian Songs From My Heart" - a Program of Armenian Songs

"Armenian Songs From My Heart" - a Program of Armenian Songs

Wednesday, Jul 12 Arts and Culture

Soprano Ruthann Turekian and pianist Daniel Ragone present a program of Armenian songs. Works by Gomidas, Alemshah, Hekimian, Suni, Khachaturian and others, including a selection from the recently premiered Hrant Dink oratorio by Toshikian.

Armenia & Artsakh 12 Day Tour

Armenia & Artsakh 12 Day Tour

Saturday, Jul 22 Arts and Culture

Armenia & Artsakh 12 Day Tour

Lecture, Book Presentation and Light Reception

Lecture, Book Presentation and Light Reception

Friday, Aug 4 Arts and Culture

Lecture and book presentation of "Gyankis Hooshereh" of the Armenian artist Panos Terlemezian by literary specialist Yervand Ter-Khatchatryan from Armenia. Original paintings of Terlemezian will be on display. 

"Nature of Relationship" Paintings Solo Exhibition

"Nature of Relationship" Paintings Solo Exhibition

Monday, Aug 14 Arts and Culture

3Squared gallery presents artist Ekaterina Abramova: painting exhibition "Nature of Relationship."

Ekaterina will exhibit selected works from her recent New York collection made at Mana Contemporary. Let's celebrate Art and Life together! Invite your friends, there'll be a lot of fun and surprises!

Artist Ekaterina Abramova Solo Exhibition - Portrait of Dream

Artist Ekaterina Abramova Solo Exhibition - Portrait of Dream

Friday, Aug 25 Arts and Culture

Dear friends, I am very happy to invite you to my solo show at Prak-Sis gallery downtown Chicago on August 25.

Return to Asbury Kef Weekend

Return to Asbury Kef Weekend

Friday, Aug 25 Arts and Culture

Friday night cocktails on the water, Saturday beach day and Saturday night KEF party featuring live Armenian music, mezze, and cash bar at The Berkeley Hotel.

Our Mission - An Open-Air Concert by Huyser

Our Mission - An Open-Air Concert by Huyser

Thursday, Sep 7 Arts and Culture

Join us at our open-air concert where we showcase “Our Mission”, a promise created at the birth of Huyser. This promise was and always will be to keep Armenian music and language alive while saving the heritage our ancestors gifted us.

ARS Bergen County's Vine and Dine

ARS Bergen County's Vine and Dine

Friday, Sep 8 Arts and Culture Other

Please join us for a fabulous evening and enjoy several wine and scotch tastings, cocktails and small plate pairings and a-three-hour open bar!

Michael Sarian & The Big Chabones at Club Bonafide

Michael Sarian & The Big Chabones at Club Bonafide

Thursday, Sep 14 Arts and Culture

“Perhaps Sarian’s disposition to innovate – an inherent pivot away from the stringent politics of aesthetic identity in New York jazz — reflects a deeper pivoting in identity, one unique to a composer who, like many endowed with the tensions of a transnational or diasporic identity, cannot fundamentally belong.” – Raffi Wartanian, Jazz Times.

“Sarian’s trumpet literally speaks” – Karl Ackermann, All About Jazz.

Prospect Piano Trio at Steinway Hall

Prospect Piano Trio at Steinway Hall

Friday, Sep 15 Arts and Culture

Prospect Piano Trio, comprised by Hayk Arsenyan, Sami Merdinian and Michael Nicolas, performing trios by Dvorak, Bernstein and Piazzolla. Free admission but limited space.

Homentmen of New York's 40th Anniversary Dinner Dance

Homentmen of New York's 40th Anniversary Dinner Dance

Saturday, Sep 16 Arts and Culture

Join us to celebrate Homentmen of New York's 40th anniversary featuring Artin Bedrosian. 

St. Gregory the Enlightener Church Picnic

St. Gregory the Enlightener Church Picnic

Sunday, Sep 17 Arts and Culture

Annual Picnic & “Fall Family Fair” at St. Gregory Armenian Church in White Plains, NY
Dance music by the Johnny Berberian Ensemble featuring Onnik Dinkjian
Homemade Armenian mezzes, dinners and pastries, luleh kebab and chicken grilled to perfection!
Games, sports and prizes for kids in our new Harry and Edna Keleshian Hall!

FANTASIA: Traversing through Armenia

FANTASIA: Traversing through Armenia

Sunday, Sep 17 Arts and Culture

ARENI Choir of New York invites you to FANTASIA: Traversing through Armenia, a new musical presentation that will be featured in Queens Theatre in the Park on September 17, 6:00pm. With world renowned soloists, performers and an orchestra, ARENI will present Armenia's colorful transition in time through dynamic and vibrant music in various genres.

Celebratory Concert

Celebratory Concert

Saturday, Sep 23 Arts and Culture Politics

Concert is dedicated to the 26th annivarsary of the Independence of Armenia.

Shnorhali Choir & Hamazkayin Arekag Chorus with special guest appearance of the talented Sibil.

Hovnanian School Food Festival

Hovnanian School Food Festival

Sunday, Sep 24 Arts and Culture

The school's annual Food Festival open to the entire community. Delicious food & refreshments, kids games & activities, various vendors for unique shopping items, entertainment by DJ Berj, Shushi Dance Ensemble and Hamazkayin of New Jersey's Arekag Choir. 100% of the Festival proceeds benefit Hovnanian School.

Movie Screening of "They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief"

Movie Screening of "They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief"

Friday, Sep 29 Arts and Culture

"They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief" - the heroic American response to the refugee crisis during the Armenian Genocide. A documentary film screening followed by Q&A with executive producer, Shant Mardirossian (board member of Near East Relief).

Oceania Street Armenian Festival

Oceania Street Armenian Festival

Saturday, Sep 30 Arts and Culture Religion Other

Delicious Armenian Food, Armenian Music & Dance. Also Greek and Chinese dance routines as well. Vendors, raffles, 50/50 winnings, beverages, games and fun for children. The John Berberian Ensemble will be the headliners followed by many dance and singing acts.

Lecture by V. Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan

Lecture by V. Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan

Sunday, Oct 1 Arts and Culture Religion

Celebrating Cultural Month & The Feast of the Holy Cross of Varak.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Concert

Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Concert

Sunday, Oct 1 Arts and Culture

Karine Poghosyan, pianist, will be performing works by Beethoven, Liszt, Khachaturian, and Brahms.

Battle of the Bands Featuring Onnik Dinkjian and Kevork Artinian

Battle of the Bands Featuring Onnik Dinkjian and Kevork Artinian

Saturday, Oct 7 Arts and Culture Other

Please join us for an evening of non-stop music with two bands for your dancing pleasure featuring Onnik Dinkian, Kevork Artinian, Ara Dinkjian, Harold Hagopian, Jim Kzirian, Raffi Massoyan, George Tebrejian and Steve Vosbikian! 

Pegasus: The Orchestra Debut Concert

Pegasus: The Orchestra Debut Concert

Friday, Oct 13 Arts and Culture

Pegasus: The Orchestra is proud to partner with Armenia Fund USA in presenting its Debut Concert. The featured artwork includes Michael Aram’s Pegasus Sculpture and various paintings by Hakob Hakobyan. The proceeds of the concert will benefit the Artsakh Housing Project.

Barsegh Kanachian "The MONK" Opera

Barsegh Kanachian "The MONK" Opera

Friday, Oct 13 Arts and Culture Religion

He saved someone's life from the sea and gave his own life to the sea.

Michael Sarian & The Big Chabones at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1

Michael Sarian & The Big Chabones at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1

Monday, Oct 16 Arts and Culture

“Perhaps Sarian’s disposition to innovate – an inherent pivot away from the stringent politics of aesthetic identity in New York jazz — reflects a deeper pivoting in identity, one unique to a composer who, like many endowed with the tensions of a transnational or diasporic identity, cannot fundamentally belong.” – Raffi Wartanian, Jazz Times.

“Sarian’s trumpet literally speaks” – Karl Ackermann, All About Jazz.

Food Festival and Bazaar at St. Thomas

Food Festival and Bazaar at St. Thomas

Saturday, Oct 21 Arts and Culture

Delicious kebabs, homemade pastries, eat in or take out, vendors, music, clown magician on Saturday 10/21 at 04:00 pm, Bubble Party on Sunday 10/22 at 02:00 pm (weather permitting), Antranig Dance Ensemble performance on Sunday 10/22 at 03:00 pm.

Dances of The Indigenous Christians of Anatolia II

Dances of The Indigenous Christians of Anatolia II

Saturday, Oct 21 Arts and Culture

A presentation of pre-1915 Armenian, Assyrian and Greek regional dances of Anatolia. The program is in memory of the pre-1915 Christians of Anatolia and on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the passing of Armenian journalist Hrant Dink (1954-2007). Performance by The Aradzani Dance Group, Hye Bar Dance Group and The Greek American Folkore Society.

Armenian Jewelers Association 20th Anniversary Dinner

Armenian Jewelers Association 20th Anniversary Dinner

Sunday, Oct 22 Arts and Culture

20th Anniversary Dinner Honoring Michael Aram and Hagop Baghdadlian.
Celebrating 20 years of Armenian Jewelers Association Social Awareness and Philanthropy.

An Evening With Elie Berberian

An Evening With Elie Berberian

Friday, Oct 27 Arts and Culture Other

An evening with singer-songwriter Elie Berberian at Hovnanian School. Details to follow.

Hovnanian School Fall Harvest Kef

Hovnanian School Fall Harvest Kef

Friday, Oct 27 Arts and Culture Science and Education

You are invited to the Hovnanian School Fall Harvest Kef featuring Elie Berberian and his band with Steve Vosbikian. Lavish Mezze, dancing and cash bar.

“Forced into Genocide” A Book Presentation by Adrienne G. Alexanian

“Forced into Genocide” A Book Presentation by Adrienne G. Alexanian

Thursday, Nov 2 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

"Forced into Genocide" is the riveting memoir of Yervant Edward Alexanian: an eye-witness to the massacre and dislocation of his family and countrymen in Ottoman Turkey during World War I.

Incredibly, Alexanian experienced the Armenian Genocide as a conscript in the Turkish army. His memoir is a one-of-a-kind insider's acount documenting the Genoside's astonishing cruelty - but also its rare, unexpected acts of humanity. no comparable account exists in the literature of the Armenian Genocide. This edition, tranlated froom Aexanisn's hand-written cronicle, includes rare documents and photos that the author preserved. 

AGBU Performing Artists in Concert at Carnegie Hall

AGBU Performing Artists in Concert at Carnegie Hall

Friday, Nov 3 Arts and Culture

The 9th Annual AGBU Performing Artists in Concert showcases the talents of young Armenian musicians who have benefited from the AGBU Performing Arts Fellowship Program. The concert is a celebration of the 85th Anniversary of the Composer’s Union of Armenia as well as a benefit for the AGBU Performing Arts programs. 

AESA NY-NJ 8th Annual Banquet

AESA NY-NJ 8th Annual Banquet

Saturday, Nov 4 Arts and Culture Science and Education Other

Join the AESA NY-NJ Section, celebrating their 8th anniversary! As is tradition, we honor prominent Armenians in our community. This year we are honoring Richard Tenguerian, internationally acclaimed Architectural Model Maker, who was featured in The NY Times.

ARENI Choir, Hey Jan Ghapama Annual Festival!

ARENI Choir, Hey Jan Ghapama Annual Festival!

Sunday, Nov 5 Arts and Culture

The ARENI Choir, under the baton of conductor and music director Armine Vardanyan, will present their 3rd Annual Ghapama Musical Extravaganza “Հեյ ջ՜ան, Ղափամա”. Get your tickets now, spend your night with ARENI at our Annual Ghapama Festival with homemade traditional stuffed pumpkin, dinner, mezzes, dessert and wine! DJ Entertainment for dancing!

Sts. Vartanantz Food Fair & Hantes

Sts. Vartanantz Food Fair & Hantes

Friday, Nov 10 Arts and Culture

Bring the family, join us for dinner and an old fashioned Hantes with music on Friday and Saturday nights. Delicious kebab off the grill, steaming hot pilaf, cheese bouregs, yalanchi, traditional mezzes & desserts – eat-in or take-home. Ghavourma dinner on Sunday. Boutiques. Children's play room Fri & Sat.

Taline and Friends in NY

Taline and Friends in NY

Saturday, Nov 11 Arts and Culture

Join us for a fun and interactive concert with Taline and her friends, Nabig, Piso and Dzaghradzoo! Taline will perform her most popular children's hits in an intimate setting! A light reception and special meet and greet session with Taline and the cast after the concert!

Satire as a Weapon: Armenians & Political Cartoons

Satire as a Weapon: Armenians & Political Cartoons

Sunday, Nov 12 Arts and Culture Politics

A PowerPoint presentation in English and Armenian by Cartoonist & Journalist Lusin Kasbarian. Using illustrated examples, Lusin will discuss the origins of political cartoons; using humor/sarcasm to diffuse difficult topics.

"Let's Sing & Dance" Concert & Party with Taline & Friends!

"Let's Sing & Dance" Concert & Party with Taline & Friends!

Sunday, Nov 12 Arts and Culture

The Cultural Committee of St Thomas Armenian Church presents "Let's Sing & Dance" concert & party with Taline & Friends! Join us for a fun and interactive concert with Taline and her friends, Nabig, Piso and Dzaghradzoo! 

Armenians in Film: 6 Short Films at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Armenians in Film: 6 Short Films at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Thursday, Nov 16 Arts and Culture

Featuring six short films at America's pre-eminent film presentation organization, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, this series features short films by award-winning Armenian filmmakers who have screened their works at celebrated festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival, Sunset Film Festival, Pomegranate Film Festival, and more.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers, sponsored by Creative Armenia.

Platinum Anniversary Gala "70 and Strong"

Platinum Anniversary Gala "70 and Strong"

Saturday, Nov 18 Arts and Culture Other

Celebrating 70 years of Cultural Excellence of the Tekeyan Cultural Association.
Entertainment by Elie Berberian and Ensemble from Montreal.

13th Annual Armenian Thanksgiving Eve Party/Fundraiser

13th Annual Armenian Thanksgiving Eve Party/Fundraiser

Wednesday, Nov 22 Arts and Culture

Keeping in tune with the giving spirit of Thanksgiving, five Armenian organizations in the New York metropolitan area will be giving back to their patrons a wonderful night of dance and celebration.

Nuné Melik: Hidden Treasure Album Launch Recital/Party: Music from Armenia

Nuné Melik: Hidden Treasure Album Launch Recital/Party: Music from Armenia

Friday, Dec 1 Arts and Culture Religion Armenian Genocide Other

Gotham Arts is delighted to present an album launch party and recital by violinist Nuné Melik and pianist Michel-Alexandre Brokaert. Music is from their new album Hidden Treasure featuring beautiful, passionate, and heartbreaking music from Armenia. Hidden Treasure is the result of several years of research by Melik, a Siberian-born violinist of Armenian and Georgian heritage.

Spotlight On Culture: Մշակոյթը ՍՆԱՎ-ի Լուսարձակին Տակ

Spotlight On Culture: Մշակոյթը ՍՆԱՎ-ի Լուսարձակին Տակ

Sunday, Dec 3 Arts and Culture

Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) celebrates its golden 50th anniversary with a spotlight on culture.

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group Invites You to Its Annual Christmas Gala

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group Invites You to Its Annual Christmas Gala

Saturday, Dec 9 Arts and Culture

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group invites you to its Annual Christmas Gala Featuring Elie Berberian and Ensemble.
Mezze and Cash Bar.

You are Cordially Invited to a Christmas Lunch at AECNYC

You are Cordially Invited to a Christmas Lunch at AECNYC

Sunday, Dec 10 Arts and Culture Religion Other

This Sunday on December 10, the Armenian Evangelical Church of New York, the first Armenian Church established in New York, invites you to share in worship and enjoy a Christmas Luncheon. 

Simply Christmas

Simply Christmas

Sunday, Dec 10 Arts and Culture

Concert featuring the St. Sarkis Datevig Children's Choir.

Holiday Boutique From Armenia Fund USA

Holiday Boutique From Armenia Fund USA

Thursday, Dec 14 Arts and Culture Other

Come and shop ornaments, candles and holiday décor for cause at our Holiday Boutique! All beautiful pieces are provided by Bella Hues Designs.

Shushi Dance Ensemble will sponsor Bert Dance Ensemble from Armenia!

Shushi Dance Ensemble will sponsor Bert Dance Ensemble from Armenia!

Sunday, Dec 17 Arts and Culture

Shushi Dance Ensemble is proud to sponsor the December 17th performance of the Magnificent Bert Dance Ensemble from Armenia for the first time in United States!

St.Thomas ACYOA Ice Skating Party

St.Thomas ACYOA Ice Skating Party

Friday, Dec 22 Arts and Culture

The St. Thomas ACYOA Juniors is hosting a Christmas Ice Skating party for all Armenian Youth.

St. Thomas Armenian Church New Year's Eve Dinner Dance!

St. Thomas Armenian Church New Year's Eve Dinner Dance!

Sunday, Dec 31 Arts and Culture Other

Your family and friends are invited to celebrate the New Year in style at St. Thomas Armenian Church!

New Years Eve 2017

New Years Eve 2017

Sunday, Dec 31 Arts and Culture

New Years Eve Gala.

Armenian Christmas Luncheon sponsored by Kirikian Armenian School of St. Thomas

Armenian Christmas Luncheon sponsored by Kirikian Armenian School of St. Thomas

Saturday, Jan 6 Arts and Culture Religion

Armenian Christmas DiLUNCHEO following Holy Badarak-Divine Liturgy.
Full course dinner with wine and soft drinks.

Come and be part of our Armenian Christmas Weekend on Jan 6 & 7th 2018!

Come and be part of our Armenian Christmas Weekend on Jan 6 & 7th 2018!

Saturday, Jan 6 Arts and Culture Religion Other

Join us for an amazing Armenian Christmas Weekend at the Armenian Evangelical Church of New York! Join us as we break bread together in worship and celebrate our fellowship in Christ! 

Book Presentation

Book Presentation

Friday, Jan 12 Arts and Culture

Book/Slide Presentation by Nika Babayan, titled, "Awards of the Armenian Church."

Armenian Heritage Cruise

Armenian Heritage Cruise

Saturday, Jan 20 Arts and Culture

AHC 2018: Fort Lauderdale, FL – Armenian Heritage Cruise XXI 2018 January 20-28, 2018 – Eastern Caribbean Cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Freedom Of The Seas. Travelling to: St. Kitts / St.John's Antigua / San Juan / Labadee, Private Island.

Areni Choir is Excited to Host Its 5th Annual Dolma Festival of 2018!

Areni Choir is Excited to Host Its 5th Annual Dolma Festival of 2018!

Sunday, Jan 21 Arts and Culture

The Dolma Festival has become an ongoing tradition for the ARENI Family as they have had continuous success and joyous times preparing and presenting a huge selection of Dolma's of all kinds. Includes mezzes, dessert, and DJ for your entertainment and dancing! Join us for a great event on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Every year we have been sold out quickly, reserve your seats before they run out!

Take Two - Pegasus at Mana: Orchestra Series

Take Two - Pegasus at Mana: Orchestra Series

Saturday, Jan 27 Arts and Culture

Pegasus at Mana: Orchestra Series welcomes Winter 2018 in a concert with Two Conductors, a Four Hand Piano Duo, a String Orchestra for Grieg's beloved Holberg Suite; Kozeluch's concerto for piano-four-hands; Hakobyan's Fantasia "Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind"; and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.

Poon Paregentan Masquerade Ball

Poon Paregentan Masquerade Ball

Saturday, Feb 10 Arts and Culture

The Cultural Committee of St. Thomas cordially invites you to a Poon Paregentan Masquarade Ball.

Poon Paregentan

Poon Paregentan

Saturday, Feb 10 Arts and Culture

Friends of HMADS invite you to join them for a Masquerade Party.

Valentine's Day Dinner Dance Featuring Hovsep Gomidas

Valentine's Day Dinner Dance Featuring Hovsep Gomidas

Saturday, Feb 17 Arts and Culture

Looking for a place to celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved ones? You're in luck! Hovsep Gomidas and his full band, straight from Armenia, will be performing for the first time on the East Coast in honor of Valentine's Day at the Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary on Saturday February 17th. Join us for a night of good food, good entertainment and of course dancing!

Artsakh Photo Exhibition and Situational Update

Artsakh Photo Exhibition and Situational Update

Thursday, Feb 22 Arts and Culture

In commemoration of the Artsakh Liberation Movement of 1988, AGBU presents a photo exhibition and presentation on the current situation in Artsakh.
 

Meaningful World: Integrative Healing

Meaningful World: Integrative Healing

Saturday, Feb 24 Arts and Culture Science and Education Health

Join the Meaningful World for a great day of integrative healing!

8th Annual Mentoring Forum

8th Annual Mentoring Forum

Friday, Mar 2 Arts and Culture Science and Education Health Other

Network---Learn---Advance
High School and College Students! Network with professionals in all fields of study and learn which professions interest you in order to help you choose the right career path for you!

A Funny, Witty, Delightful New Show "OOREMN" With Vahe Berberian

A Funny, Witty, Delightful New Show "OOREMN" With Vahe Berberian

Sunday, Mar 4 Arts and Culture Other

Comedy Show "Ooremn" with Vahe Berberian.

A Talk with Vahe Berberian - Recovering From Amnesia

A Talk with Vahe Berberian - Recovering From Amnesia

Monday, Mar 5 Arts and Culture

This event will be the first of the "AYF Talks" lecture series organized by the Armenian Youth Federation Eastern Region USA.

AYF Talks brings speakers from a wide range of disciplines giving informative, innovative and inspiring talks around matters of interest to the Armenian-American community.

Where Is Your Groom? (Փեսադ Ո՞ւր Է:) Part II Play Performance in Washington D.C.

Where Is Your Groom? (Փեսադ Ո՞ւր Է:) Part II Play Performance in Washington D.C.

Saturday, Mar 10 Arts and Culture

The Armenian comedy play, "Where Is Your Groom? (Փեսադ Ո՞ւր Է:) Part II" will perform in Washington D.C. The event is hosted by the Knights & Daughters of Vartan to benefit schoolteachers in Armenia.

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York - Fifth Annual Edition

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York - Fifth Annual Edition

Friday, Mar 16 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Armenian Films at SRFF 2018 - March 16-22


1. Armenians of the World - Documentary by Carmen Labaki shot in Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and Armenia.
2. Hot Country, Cold Winter - Narrative feature film by David Safarian about the transitory stage from Soviet to Independence.

Hovnanian School Annual Lenten Dinner

Hovnanian School Annual Lenten Dinner

Friday, Mar 16 Arts and Culture

Friends of the Hovnanian School Cordially Invite you to our Annual Lenten Dinner. Enjoy delicious, homemade Lenten dishes with friends and family.

Pegasus at Mana Chamber Concert: Folk Inspirations

Pegasus at Mana Chamber Concert: Folk Inspirations

Saturday, Mar 17 Arts and Culture

Featuring Pegasus Principals Eiko Kano(violin) and Narek Arutyunian (clarinet) along with founder Karén Hakobyan at the piano.
Tickets $30 manacontemporary.com/folkinspirations

Sirusho in Concert

Sirusho in Concert

Saturday, Mar 17 Arts and Culture

In honor of the Republic of Armenia's 100th Anniversary and the 90th Anniversary of Hamazkayin, performing, for the first time on the East Coast, the Hamazkayin of New Jersey and the ARS Agnouni Chapter of New Jersey are proud to present world renowned Armenian singer, Sirusho!

Armenian Spotlight at SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY - Two films

Armenian Spotlight at SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY - Two films

Sunday, Mar 18 Arts and Culture Interviews

Two NY Premieres

Q&A with Armenian filmmaker David Safarian in attendance

 

At the Foot of Ararat: Armenian Folk Dance

At the Foot of Ararat: Armenian Folk Dance

Thursday, Mar 22 Arts and Culture

The traditional village dances were as characteristic of Armenian culture as the language, food, songs, and other ancient customs. Susan Lind-Sinanian, Textile Curator at the Armenian Museum of America in Watertown, MA will introduce and teach line dances that she has collected over the last forty years from immigrants and survivors of a lost generation from western Armenia.

Persian New Year in Las Vegas with Armin Vigen

Persian New Year in Las Vegas with Armin Vigen

Saturday, Mar 24 Arts and Culture

Concert featuring a Persian-Armenian Singer ARMIN VIGEN with his full band from Los Angeles.

Dinner and Entertainment

Bar Available

Palm Sunday Banquet at St. Thomas

Palm Sunday Banquet at St. Thomas

Sunday, Mar 25 Arts and Culture Religion

Palm Sunday 53rd Anniversary Luncheon Banquet at St. Thomas Armenian Church. Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence Abp. Khajag Barsamian who will also preside over the banquet. 

Զորություն: The Power of Women in Armenian Art

Զորություն: The Power of Women in Armenian Art

Tuesday, Apr 10 Arts and Culture Interviews

Through the lenses of poetry and music, this program explores the historic role of Armenian women in the arts, both in Armenia and its diasporic communities, over the past 170 years. 

The Forty Days of Musa Dagh Book Club

The Forty Days of Musa Dagh Book Club

Thursday, Apr 12 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

On the 85th Anniversary of its publication, join us in reading (or re-reading) this historical novel that brought the Armenian Genocide to the attention of the world. Then on April 12 hear 5 prominent American-Armenian authors share their reflections and Step Up To The Mic yourself to share your own thoughts! 

Pegasus at Mana Orchestra Series: Americana

Pegasus at Mana Orchestra Series: Americana

Thursday, Apr 12 Arts and Culture

Pegasus: The Orchestra brings together 18 of its members to present 3 American masterpieces. 

Hovnanian School Hosts Taline & Friends

Hovnanian School Hosts Taline & Friends

Saturday, Apr 14 Arts and Culture

Children's entertainer and musical performer Taline & Friends is coming to Hovnanian School for a Spring Concert in April!

Celebrating 20 Years of Theater with TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group

Celebrating 20 Years of Theater with TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group

Saturday, Apr 14 Arts and Culture

Celebrating 20 Years of Theater, Tekeyan Cultural Association Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group presents “The Unexpected Guest” by Agatha Christie. A Comedic Murder Mystery presented in Armenian with English subtitles.

60th Anniversary of Holy Martyrs Armenian Language School

60th Anniversary of Holy Martyrs Armenian Language School

Sunday, Apr 15 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Please join us for Celebration in Honor of Our School’s 60th Anniversary! Celebrant and Presider H. E. Archbishop Khajag Barsamian Holy Badarak and Hokehankisd Luncheon and Program in the Church Auditorium.

Off-Broadway Premiere of Daybreak

Off-Broadway Premiere of Daybreak

Saturday, Apr 21 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

A lyrical new play about two Armenian women friends, survivors from 2015, who are transported with their families into the 21st century future. Written by Joyce Van Dyke, a descendant of Armenian genocide survivors, this production is supported by grants from AGBU and the National Endowment for the Arts.

100 Years & Beyond

100 Years & Beyond

Saturday, Apr 21 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide Other

Hundreds of Armenian-American youth will gather once again in a show of solidarity on the eve of the Times Square Armenian Genocide Commemoration for a remembrance event held on April 21, at City Perch in Fort Lee, N.J.

Deradoorian, Bajakian & Semerdjian: An Evening of Poetry and New Music

Deradoorian, Bajakian & Semerdjian: An Evening of Poetry and New Music

Saturday, Apr 21 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

Three inventive artists get together for an evening of new music and poetry to raise consciousness around the 103rd worldwide commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. 

Out of My Great Sorrows: The Armenian Genocide and Artist Mary Zakarian

Out of My Great Sorrows: The Armenian Genocide and Artist Mary Zakarian

Tuesday, Apr 24 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

A book presentation, art exhibit & discussion. Out of My Great Sorrows is the story of a woman whose life and work were largely shaped by the experiences of her parents, who were survivors of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.

Hovnanian School's Mother's Day Luncheon

Hovnanian School's Mother's Day Luncheon

Wednesday, May 2 Arts and Culture

Please join the PTO as we “Channel Our Inner Audrey” at the Mother’s Day Luncheon. Our Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed celebration will feature a special performance by the Early Learning Center through 1st Grade students, fabulous raffle prizes, and a delicious gourmet lunch.

VOA TVNY Presents New Theatrical Comedy Charley's Aunt

VOA TVNY Presents New Theatrical Comedy Charley's Aunt

Saturday, May 5 Arts and Culture

Voice Of Armenians TVNY and Vladimir Kocharian Theatrical group present a new comedy Charley's Aunt. Directed by Karine Kocharian.

Mother's Day & 40th Anniversary Celebration

Mother's Day & 40th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, May 8 Arts and Culture

Mother's Day dinner & 40th anniversary of Agnouni chapter with a very unique cultural program
Viken
Diana Vaselian Violinist

Datevik Hovanesian & Her Trio

Datevik Hovanesian & Her Trio

Friday, May 18 Arts and Culture

Datevik Hovanesian and her trio have prepared a beautiful bouquet of American Standards, Brazilian tunes and ethnic Armenian Jazz music for you.

Pegasus at Mana: Orchestra Series - Gala Concert

Pegasus at Mana: Orchestra Series - Gala Concert

Thursday, May 24 Arts and Culture

A Gala Concert will culminate our 2017-2018 season with Pegasus: The Orchestra in its full forces as a symphony orchestra. The program will feature Rachmaninoff's belowed Piano Concerto No. 2 performed by virtuoso pianist, Dror Baitel and Beethoven's powerful Symphony No. 5 conducted by Karén Hakobyan along a few musical surprises.

Theatrical comedy Charley's Aunt

Theatrical comedy Charley's Aunt

Friday, May 25 Arts and Culture

Voice Of Armenians TVNY and Vladimir Kocharian Theatrical group present a new comedy Charley's Aunt. Directed by Karine Kocharian.

Food Festival  and Picnic at St. Thomas Armenian Church

Food Festival and Picnic at St. Thomas Armenian Church

Monday, May 28 Arts and Culture

Food Festival and Picnic at St. Thomas Armenian Church on Memorial Day, May 28 "rain or shine" on beautiful Church grounds. 

100 Aprils

100 Aprils

Saturday, Jun 9 Arts and Culture

'100 Aprils' mines the dark humor of oppression and creates a story that illuminates the struggle of all marginalized people. It is both timely and universal in scope. 

Armenia's 100th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Sofi and Sevak

Armenia's 100th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Sofi and Sevak

Sunday, Jun 10 Arts and Culture

In honor of the First Republic of Armenia's 100th year of Independence, the ARF Dro Gomideh and the AYF New Jersey Arsen Chapter has organized a concert featuring singers Sofi Mkheyan & Sevak Amroyan from Armenia.

Pianist-Composer Hayk Arsenyan Solo Recital

Pianist-Composer Hayk Arsenyan Solo Recital

Saturday, Jun 16 Arts and Culture

St. Vartan Cathedral will present a solo piano recital by Haik Arsenyan in the cathedral sanctuary.

Yerevan, My Home - Երեվան Իմ Տուն

Yerevan, My Home - Երեվան Իմ Տուն

Sunday, Jun 17 Arts and Culture

ARENI Choir presents " Yerevan, My Home - Երեվան Իմ Տուն" a concert dedicated to Yerevan's 2800th Anniversary and the 100th Anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia. 

72nd Annual Armenian Picnic - Richmond, VA

72nd Annual Armenian Picnic - Richmond, VA

Sunday, Jun 24 Arts and Culture

This annual picnic by the ANCA in Richmond, VA is a tradition which started long before we had a Church. Here you can enjoy live Armenian music by Raffi and Ensemble and also great food.  

A Musical by Huyser

A Musical by Huyser

Saturday, Jul 21 Arts and Culture

Huyser proudly presents a first-of-its-kind multimedia musical, dedicated to the centennial of the first republic of Armenia.

Michael Sarian & The Chabones Album Release Show

Michael Sarian & The Chabones Album Release Show

Monday, Aug 13 Arts and Culture

"Arguably, Michael Sarian is the most talented trumpet player you haven’t heard yet." Dodie Miller-Gould, Lemon Wire.

Haik Kocharian Live at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater

Haik Kocharian Live at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater

Wednesday, Aug 15 Arts and Culture

Haik Kocharian, an award-winning photographer and New York Times Critic Pick filmmaker, presents a concert symbolizing the development of an artist through the passage of time. The concert will feature Kocharian's two short films and photography.

2018 Oceania Street Armenian Festival

2018 Oceania Street Armenian Festival

Saturday, Sep 15 Arts and Culture

#HyeFestNY Free admission - Rain or Shine!

Chess Classes for Children at St. Thomas

Chess Classes for Children at St. Thomas

Saturday, Sep 15 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Chess classes for Children, Ages Eight and Up, immediately following Kirikian Armenian School classes.

Painting Classes For Children

Painting Classes For Children

Saturday, Sep 15 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Painting classes for children, ages 8 and up; Painting and Drawing Fun!

Holy Martyrs Armenian Language School

Holy Martyrs Armenian Language School

Saturday, Sep 22 Arts and Culture Science and Education Other

HMALS opened its doors, 60 years ago, to provide quality Armenian education for children in our community for a nominal tuition. HMALS faculty teach our students the Armenian language, songs, culture and religion. Our students participate in assemblies to commemorate major Armenian holidays and build social bonds which often last a lifetime! The academic year culminates in a year-end hantes and graduation ceremony, which showcases all that our students have learned throughout the school year.

Hovnanian School Food Festival

Hovnanian School Food Festival

Sunday, Sep 23 Arts and Culture Science and Education

All are welcome to join us for a day of fun! Delicious Food and Refreshments, Kids Games and activities, various vendors for great shopping, DJ Music, and a special performance by the Antranig Dance Ensemble. 

Bridge of Health's Guyn Gala

Bridge of Health's Guyn Gala

Sunday, Sep 23 Arts and Culture Health Other

Please join us as we celebrate the children who have battled and who are still battling pediatric cancer in Armenia.

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group 20th Anniversary Banquet

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group 20th Anniversary Banquet

Saturday, Sep 29 Arts and Culture

Celebrating 20 Years of Theater Featuring Special Entertainment by Krikor Satamian. Master of Ceremonies Gerald Papasian. Presentations by past and present MMTG Directors. Special Musical Performance by Hovhannes Babakhanyan.

"Armenia Way" Street Co-naming

"Armenia Way" Street Co-naming

Sunday, Sep 30 Arts and Culture

Fr. Abraham and the Parish Council are happy to announce that the official ceremony to co-name 210th Street between Horace Harding Expressway and 58th Avenue as “Armenia Way.”

Artash Asatryan and Band in Concert

Artash Asatryan and Band in Concert

Sunday, Sep 30 Arts and Culture Other

Save the date! Armenia Fund USA and Ardzagang Armenian TV are proud to present Artash Asatryan and Band, guest singer Grisha Asatryan, from Armenia! The concert is dedicated to the Armenia’s and Artsakh’s Independence Celebration. 

Armenian Jewelers Association 21st Annual Dinner

Armenian Jewelers Association 21st Annual Dinner

Sunday, Oct 7 Arts and Culture

Aboard The Destiny Yacht , Dinner, Wine & Live Music
Honoring Mr. Aras Tirtirian & Mr. Arsavir Zarokyan Founders of AR & AR Jewelry Inc.

2018 Midyear Meeting - Armenian Bar Association

2018 Midyear Meeting - Armenian Bar Association

Friday, Oct 12 Arts and Culture Science and Education

Private tour of a historic exhibition at The MET museum, entitled Armenia! followed by a Welcome Reception.
On the next day, CLE program entitled, “The StartUp Revolution: What Are Your Rights and How to Protect Them”, which will bring together leaders in the field of intellectual property law from the United States, Canada, Armenia, Russia and Australia to share their knowledge and expertise with the startup ecosystems of Armenia and beyond.

Armenian Songs From My Heart

Armenian Songs From My Heart

Saturday, Oct 13 Arts and Culture

On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of Holy Martyrs, Ruthann Turekian dedicates a concert with love and gratitude to three people who were instrumental with their support through the years of her musical pursuits: Dn. Onnik Dokmecian, Dn. Edward Karnikian and Mary Selvinazian and most importantly and with much love to her late mother, Margaret Bedrossian Turekian. 

Cocktails and Dancing with Elie Berberian

Cocktails and Dancing with Elie Berberian

Saturday, Oct 13 Arts and Culture

Dance the night away with the famous Elie Berberian. Light appetizers included!

Sahan Arzruni

Sahan Arzruni

Sunday, Oct 14 Arts and Culture

On Sunday October 14, the multifaceted Sahan Arzruni will be coming to New Jersey. He will be playing some of his famous piano compositions and presenting a slide show on the many historical Armenian Monasteries.

Lecture and Presentation

Lecture and Presentation

Friday, Oct 19 Arts and Culture Politics

Lecture by Professor George Bournoutian "The Emergence of Present-Day Armenian State", 
Armenian Republic 1918-1920, Russian Armenia 1828-1917, Soviet Armenia 1921-1989.

Art of the DUO - Concert Dedicated to Charles Aznavour

Art of the DUO - Concert Dedicated to Charles Aznavour

Friday, Oct 19 Arts and Culture

Art of the DUO - Pegasus at Mana: Chamber Series

Concert is dedicated to the memory of Charles Aznavour.

Dzirani Dance Group

Dzirani Dance Group

Friday, Oct 19 Arts and Culture

Dzirani Dance Group

Cultural Month Celebration

Cultural Month Celebration

Saturday, Oct 20 Arts and Culture

Special concert featuring the very talented "Nor serund Armenian Youth Ensemble."

Lights, Camera, Stories!

Lights, Camera, Stories!

Sunday, Oct 21 Arts and Culture Armenian Genocide

An afternoon with award-winning filmmaker Bared Maronian.

At the Foot of Ararat: Armenian Folk Dance

At the Foot of Ararat: Armenian Folk Dance

Tuesday, Oct 23 Arts and Culture Other

Traditional Armenian village dance instruction by Susan Lind-Sinanian, curator of Armenian Museum of America in Watertown, MA. She will teach dances that she collected over the last forty years from immigrants and survivors from Western Armenia.

Tigran Hamasyan at Sony Hall

Tigran Hamasyan at Sony Hall

Wednesday, Oct 24 Arts and Culture

Concert featuring famed jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan. Tigran is on tour and will be in NYC on Wednesday October 24th at Sony Hall. His music is best described as ethereal and rich improvisational jazz with folkloric influences. Not a show to be missed.

Hovnanian School's 2nd Annual Fall Harvest KEF!

Hovnanian School's 2nd Annual Fall Harvest KEF!

Friday, Oct 26 Arts and Culture

Our 2nd Annual Fall Harvest KEF with the fabulous music from Kevork Artinian and his Live band. Details to follow soon.

Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition

Saturday, Oct 27 Arts and Culture

Art exhibition featuring cubist - impressionist artist Simon Samsonian (1912-2003). 

Book Presentation "Secret Nation" The Hidden Armenians of Turkey

Book Presentation "Secret Nation" The Hidden Armenians of Turkey

Tuesday, Oct 30 Arts and Culture

Book presentation and reading by Avedis Hadjian. Moderated by Raffi Katchadourian, journalist and staff writer at the New Yorker. 

Book Presentation

Book Presentation

Thursday, Nov 1 Arts and Culture

Book Presentation of Avedis Hadjian's "Secret Nation: The Hidden Armenians of Turkey."

Armenian Wine Tasting

Armenian Wine Tasting

Friday, Nov 2 Arts and Culture

St. Thomas Cultural Committee is proud to present its first Armenian Wine Tasting. Join us to learn about Armenia’s Wine Renaissance and to taste delicious wines from five of Armenia’s hottest boutique wineries. Sylvia and Derek Kruizenga of Krush!

Anthropology/Armenian Museum at Queens College

Anthropology/Armenian Museum at Queens College

Sunday, Nov 4 Arts and Culture

The Anthropology/Armenian at Queens College is open free to all. Next event: "The Promise" 2 pm & "Intent To Destroy" 5 pm at The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. Tickets cover both movies at $15 each.

Հեյ ջ՜ան, Ղափամա-Hey Jan Ghapama! Musical Extravaganza by ARENI Choir

Հեյ ջ՜ան, Ղափամա-Hey Jan Ghapama! Musical Extravaganza by ARENI Choir

Sunday, Nov 4 Arts and Culture

Join the ARENI Choir Family for the Armenian autumn festival, “Հեյ ջ՜ան, Ղափամա”, to celebrate and honor one of our archaic traditions of sharing a Ghapama (stuffed pumpkin).

Best of the West, Gala Spectacular

Best of the West, Gala Spectacular

Sunday, Nov 4 Arts and Culture

Saroyan Theatre in Fresno, CA 29th year Gala Spectacular presented by Lively Arts Foundation, 6 great dance companies 1 great stage. Featuring exerts from Khachaturian's "Gayane" with Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre. 

From the First Republic to the Velvet Revolution: 100 Years of Activism

From the First Republic to the Velvet Revolution: 100 Years of Activism

Tuesday, Nov 6 Arts and Culture Politics Armenian Genocide

Explore Armenian life around the world and in the homeland in this 5-week multi-media course.

Art in Fall 10th Anniversary Celebration

Art in Fall 10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, Nov 10 Arts and Culture

An art exhibition of Armenian artists. The deadline to submit artwork for the 10th Anniversary milestone of this event in August 17, 2018. We encourage all artists who have participated in previous years as well as new artists to apply to this year’s exhibition to help us celebrate this important milestone. 

50th Golden Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Dance!

50th Golden Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Dance!

Saturday, Nov 10 Arts and Culture Science and Education

50th Golden Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Dance. Honorary Guests Maryam Drameryan and Kevork Simkesyan. Entertainment by Bartev. Open Bar, Cocktail, and Dinner. Black tie optional.

Maxim Panossian: The Most Anticipated Dinner Dance Event of the Year!

Maxim Panossian: The Most Anticipated Dinner Dance Event of the Year!

Saturday, Nov 10 Arts and Culture Other

World Renowned Armenian singer Maxim Panossian.

Metropolitan Museum

Metropolitan Museum

Sunday, Nov 11 Arts and Culture Religion Armenian Genocide

A “Guided Tour” to see the Armenia! Exhibit at the MET.

Hovnanian School Alumni Association Movie Night & Pajama Party!

Hovnanian School Alumni Association Movie Night & Pajama Party!

Friday, Nov 16 Arts and Culture

Join us for a fun movie night with games, reading, and a kid friendly movie! 

Armenians in Film at Lincoln Center - Six Short Films by Armenian Filmmakers

Armenians in Film at Lincoln Center - Six Short Films by Armenian Filmmakers

Friday, Nov 16 Arts and Culture

The fourth annual "Armenians in Film at Lincoln Center: 6 Short Films by Armenian Filmmakers". Doors open at 6:30pm, and screening will begin promptly at 7:00pm.

Choir concert

Choir concert

Sunday, Nov 18 Arts and Culture

Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter Annual Choir Concert.

Spitak Movie Premiere in New York

Spitak Movie Premiere in New York

Sunday, Nov 18 Arts and Culture

Spitak movie premiere will take place on November 18 at 7 pm at JCC Manhattan in New York. The movie will be presented by director Alexander Kott, producer Elena Glikman and actress Anna Tsukanova-Kott.

New Date: Armenian Wine Tasting

New Date: Armenian Wine Tasting

Friday, Nov 30 Arts and Culture

St. Thomas Cultural Committee is proud to present its first Armenian Wine Tasting. Join us to learn about Armenia’s Wine Renaissance and to taste delicious wines from five of Armenia’s hottest boutique wineries. 

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Sergey Smbatyan Concert

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Sergey Smbatyan Concert

Saturday, Dec 1 Arts and Culture

Embassy of Armenia to the United States invites you to 3 concerts, featuring Maestro Sergey Smbatyan, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra.

AAHPO Medical Workshop December 2nd at St. Thomas

AAHPO Medical Workshop December 2nd at St. Thomas

Sunday, Dec 2 Arts and Culture

AAHPO of NY,NJ, CT presents a Medical Workshop about Alzheimer & Dementia (A/D).

Vardan Petrosyan - One Man Show "My Unfinished Song"

Vardan Petrosyan - One Man Show "My Unfinished Song"

Sunday, Dec 2 Arts and Culture Other

Following his sold-out event in Canada, Vardan Petrosyan, the multi-talented and well renowned Armenian actor, screenwriter, parodist and satirist, will present his unique Performance will be in Armenian.

Ted & Nune Photography Exhibition "Shifting Light," East Village, NYC

Ted & Nune Photography Exhibition "Shifting Light," East Village, NYC

Thursday, Dec 6 Arts and Culture

An exhibition of photographs by Ted Andreasian and Nune Karamyan shows a selection of works from 2016 and 2017, featuring the architecture of traditional Japan and modern Dubai. 

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group's Annual Christmas Gala

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group's Annual Christmas Gala

Saturday, Dec 8 Arts and Culture

TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group invites you to its Annual Christmas Gala. 

What's in a Name? The Etymology of Armenian Surnames: A Lecture by C.K. Garabed

What's in a Name? The Etymology of Armenian Surnames: A Lecture by C.K. Garabed

Sunday, Dec 9 Arts and Culture

C.K. Garabed will discuss the origins of Armenian surnames and the detective work involved in researching name derivations with examples of some highly unusual surnames.

Taline and Friends and Santa Christmas Concert

Taline and Friends and Santa Christmas Concert

Sunday, Dec 16 Arts and Culture

The Cultural Committee of St Thomas Armenian Church presents Taline, Friends and Santa!!

St. Thomas Armenian Church New Year's Eve Dinner Dance!

St. Thomas Armenian Church New Year's Eve Dinner Dance!

Monday, Dec 31 Arts and Culture

Join us on New Year's Eve at St. Thomas Armenian Church in Tenafly, NJ!
Non-stop dancing with DJ Shant Babikian.
Hot & cold appetizers, full-course dinner, desserts, champagne, party favors.
Children will be entertained and visited by Santa.

Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Church of NJ, 2019 New Year's Eve Dinner Dance!

Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Church of NJ, 2019 New Year's Eve Dinner Dance!

Monday, Dec 31 Arts and Culture Other

New Year's Eve Dinner Dance featuring talented singer Jaq Hagopian together with Vicken Makoushian and Paul Maksoud Band.

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