WARNING: incredibly vulgar language. Serj Tankian, a stalwart supporter of Nikol Pashinyan and his treasonous reign, unleashed a vulgar tirade on Twitter yesterday. In response…
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Protests are a distraction from the important existential issues facing the Armenian Nation. This revelatory year is a good time for them to stop.
Council of Europe celebrates itself by teaching Armenians what they should think about religion in their own country.
April 23, 1916, marked 300 years since William Shakespeare's death, inspiring one Armenian's own poetic tribute.
The personal life of one of Armenia's most legendary poets of love may have held more mystery than romance.
The dream of Armenia's liberation was vehemently suppressed in Imperial Russia, but poet Michael Ghazarian Nalbandian found freedom in words.
longing resides in the marrow / an ache for a land I do not know / terrain inside the cavities of my chest / asking to be made familiar
Aksel Bakunts, the precocious writer, persecuted by Stalin, writes about the beliefs around that common disease of his era: tuberculosis.
With the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide among us, let us embrace the Armenian voices that the Ottoman Empire tried to silence a century ago.
While Clov drinks beer and washes his truck in a safe haven, Syrian refugees in Lebanon talk war and reminisce of springtime in their former country.
Street art in Yerevan is a burgeoning movement. Let's watch it develop.
In honor of Valentine's Day, we've compiled a list of our all-time favorite romantic poems by Armenian writers.
Meline Toumani tries, but not hard enough, in her book about Armenian identity and the effects of genocide.
Artist Martiros “MarHak” Hakopian shares two sets of paintings that are close to his heart: "Love" and "Talking With God."
The avant-garde painter Arshile Gorky had an obsession other than art. He called her Mougouch. This is a story of their tumultuous love.
Due to a rich repository of stories, composing a list of five must-read books written by Armenian-American authors is a tough task. We attempted it anyway.
Armen Nalbandian, a Los Angeles-based jazz pianist, on his voice, and his inspiration, and his new album, Time Waits.
Zabel Yessayan is among the most famous authors of Armenian literature. It was as a young woman in Constantinople that she began to master her craft.
A showcase of the sculpture capturing the magnificence of the human form by Armenian-American artist Kira.
Were I offered the love of a maid lily-fair, / I would choose thee alone for my joy and my care, / My one love, my Armenia!
Fate is your enemy? Be not dismayed. / But show Armenian hearts, to brave her hate. / Fate cannot vanquish an heroic land / That battles against fate.
I decide to listen for once, / and discover a world richer than mine, / an unseen film with a longer running time / than mine.
How frantic ants seem / To towering men above / Made of the same parts / Yet able to love
"Let me too grow pale, if but once only,
When your ardent glance is cast on me!"
Paintings of talented artist and founder of Palm of Granite, Raffi Semerdjian.
"And when my sorrows with my soul exhale,
Know yet, my friends, that I am living still."
I've devoured so many women, I don't even know who I am any more.
...to know the limitations of
what constitutes bloodshed and wisdom
where the barrel ends on my arm
projects its deliverance unto my anti...
Tales of lovers and lust. A journey through ancient and contemporary romance in Armenian literature.