Armenian Composers of The Ottoman Empire

AGBU Performing Arts Department in collaboration with Armenian Society of Columbia University, The Armenian Center at Columbia University, and AGBU University Outreach present a musical tribute in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide featuring works of:
Komitas, Tchuhadjian, Manas, Alemshah, Sinanian, and Kanachian.

The concert will take place on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00pm in Italian Academy Teatro.
The address is: 1161 Amsterdam Ave. (south of 118th st.) New York, NY 10027

For tickets click here.  CUID call 212-319-6383 for special admission.

For more details please see the attached flyer.

Armenian Composers of the Ottoman Empire

Syrian-Armenian Benefit Concert

In response to the plight and suffering of our compatriots in Syria, the Armenian youth in the tri-state area has organized a fundraising concert to take place at Felician College in Lodi, NJ on April 6th at 7:00pm.

A varied but united collection of performers and artists, some of whom you may personally know, have volunteered to take part in the concert to help benefit the Syrian-Armenian community.

Please see the concert flyer and application for advertising in the program booklet for further details and contact information.  In case you, or someone you know, wants to advertise in front 1400 people, it’s an excellent way for a business to gain exposure and make a tax-deductible donation.

For tickets and more details, feel free to contact through email or call one of the following numbers indicated on the flyer.  You can also RSVP through facebook.


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Aris Janigian and his new novel “This Angelic Land”

The Armenian Society Columbia University, the Armenian Center at Columbia University, and AGBU University Outreach invite you to a book reading and discussion, featuring author Aris Janigian and his new novel, “This Angelic Land.”

The story of Adam Derderian, a hip, 27-year old bar owner, during his six-day journey through the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

The event will take place at Hamilton Hall 602; Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30pm.

Please RSVP by email or through Facebook.

~Free Admission~

Aris Janigian: Considered one of the most important Armenian-American novelists working today, Janigian is the author of three critically acclaimed novels – Bloodvine, Riverbig, and his latest, This Angelic Land. All three stories place ethnic Armenian characters against the backdrop of the American cultural landscape. This Angelic Land is set during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. In tapping themes of exile, memory, and assimilation, Janigian uses the Armenian experience as a lens through which to explore the central American experience. Holding a Ph.D. in psychology, from 1993 to 2005, Janigian was senior professor of Humanities at Southern California Institute of Architecture. Aside from his novels, he is co-author, along with April Greiman, of Something for Nothing, a book on the philosophy of graphic design. He was a contributing writer to West, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, a finalist for the William Saroyan Fiction Prize, and the recipient of the Anahid Literary Award from Columbia University. He is a contributing writer to

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