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  • Students study other cultures

    Students study other cultures
    La CaƱada Elementary students visited Mexico, Armenia, Italy and the Philippines on Jan. 20 and 21, in the span of just a few hours — without having to leave their school's campus. It's all thanks to the school's Multi-Cultural Days, a 16-year...
  • Singers to recognize Armenian Genocide through music

    The Armenian government is teaming up with Stevie Wonder and a roster of international performers to bring a higher profile to genocide recognition efforts. On Tuesday night, Armenian dignitaries and music promoters in Glendale unveiled plans for a five-...
  • An intricate hobby

    An intricate hobby
    Upon first glance, the block of wood looked like it had been covered with tangled pieces of plastic. But upon closer observation, the intricate grapes and graceful vines take form. And when the artist lifts back the top, an empty compartment is revealed....
  • Helping out the home country

    Alique Bedikian said there was no culture shock. For five weeks, she lived in rural Armenia, foregoing almost all amenities like electricity and running water. "I got so used to living that humble lifestyle that it didn't matter," she said. "I really...
  • Symphonic celebration

    The Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn. will kick off its 2010-11 season with a fundraiser that will honor conductor-composer Loris Tjeknavorian, who agreed to be guest conductor for a mid-fall concert. Tjeknavorian will attend the fundraiser from 4 to 7...
  • World's Largest Chocolate Bar

    World's Largest Chocolate Bar
    ARMENIA -- An Armenian chocolate company broke the Guinness World Record for making the largest chocolate bar in the world. The bitter dark chocolate bar was made by the Grand Candy Company using cocoa beans from Ghana. It's more than 18 feet long, 9...
  • Community unites in blessing

    BURBANK — About 1,000 people gathered Saturday to watch the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II consecrate St. Leon Cathedral of the Western Diocese and dedicate a traditional cross stone in memory of the victims of the...
  • Guests toast revitalized symphony

    Guests toast revitalized symphony
    "This is an evening to say we're vibrant and vital," announced Glenn Treibitz, new president of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn., at a fundraising gala at Lexus of Glendale — turned into a miniature concert hall on Saturday. Featured was a...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Armenian leaders interpret gang's rise

    With the headlines gone and the arrests made, Armenians in Burbank and Glendale are now struggling with the perceptions of their cultural identity after a massive crackdown on the organized crime ring Armenian Power. The cultural perceptions —...
  • "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian

    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian
    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" By Grigoris Balakian Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35 Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...
  • Intersections: Rings of heritage's tree trunk

    Aydin was an Iranian mountaineer who had climbed 572 steps to the top of the Cascade — a towering architectural feat in the heart of Yerevan that now houses the Cafesjian Center for the Arts — with his wife. On a South Caucasus road trip,...