Business Networking and Collaboration meeting

The upcoming business networking and collaboration meeting is on Tuesday, March 19th. We still have seats available.

It’s open to those who live in the area. It’s free to register. For details, please follow this link and register:

It’s from 7pm to 8:30pm, however if you wish, you might like to stay and continue newtorking

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-networking-and-collaboration-tickets-56764610478

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Upcoming greater New York events 28 Febrary – 3 March, 2019

Here is the upcoming events from 28 February to Sunday 3 March: For additional information, details, changes please contact the organizers, see their links and/or flyers.

Feast of Sts.Vartanants at St.Vartan, NYC

Thursday, February 28⋅ 5:30 – 11:00pm

630 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
Description:St. Vartan Cathedral in New York City will mark Sts. Vartanantz Day on Thursday, Feb. 28.
A dinner and program at 7 p.m. will follow badarak (beginning at 5:30 p.m.) in Haik and Alice Kavookjian Auditorium.
Guest speaker Arpi Nakashian; performances by the Astghikner Junior Vocal Ensemble and the Yerevan Dance Ensemble of Brooklyn’s St. Gregory Mission Parish.
Organized with the participation of the Mid-Atlantic Knights and Daughters of Vartan.
Event page: https://armenianchurch.us/event/feast-of-sts-vartanantz-banquet/
Armenian Classes – Spring Semester
Thursday, February 287:00 – 8:30pm
Description:  This semester will include 17 classes, lasting 1-15 hour. Meeting every Thursday at 7 pm at St Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic Cathedral, 221 East 27th St, New York, NY 10016.
The cost is $25 per class, promotions will be announced!
If you are new to the project, you are welcome to attend the first class, meet the organizers and the teachers, share your Armenian story and learn more about your language!
For more information, please send us a Facebook message, Email us at armenianclasses@gmail.com or call the Cathedral office at (212) 689-5880.
For more details, please see the FB event link at: https://www.facebook.com/events/540366049705784/?event_time_id=540366089705780
ZUMBA at AECNYC
Book event: “The Missing Pages”
Thursday, February 287:00 – 8:30pm
Description:  FB event page (please check the official page for inquiries and any changes) ==>
https://www.facebook.com/events/422724978263208/
In 2010, the world’s wealthiest art institution, the J. Paul Getty Museum, found itself confronted by a century-old genocide. The Armenian Church was suing for the return of eight pages from the Zeytun Gospels, a manuscript illuminated by the greatest medieval Armenian artist, Toros Roslin. Protected for centuries in a remote church, the holy manuscript had followed the waves of displaced people exterminated during the Armenian genocide. Passed from hand to hand, caught in the confusion and brutality of the First World War, it was cleaved in two. Decades later, the manuscript found its way to the Republic of Armenia, while its missing eight pages came to the Getty.
Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh follows in the manuscript’s footsteps through seven centuries, from medieval Armenia to the killing fields of 1915 Anatolia, the refugee camps of Aleppo, Ellis Island, and Soviet Armenia, and ultimately to a Los Angeles courtroom.
Reconstructing the path of the pages, Watenpaugh uncovers the rich tapestry of an extraordinary artwork and the people touched by it. At once a story of genocide and survival, of unimaginable loss and resilience, The Missing Pages captures the human costs of war and persuasively makes the case for a human right to art.
About the author
Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh is Professor of Art History at the University of California, Davis. She is the award-winning author of The Image of an Ottoman City: Architecture in Aleppo (2004). Her writing has also appeared in the Huffington Post and the Los Angeles Times.
Questions? Please contact Prof. Khatchig Mouradian at: km3253@columbia.edu
Love & Laughter by Huyser
Friday, March 17:30 – 9:30pm
Description:While celebrating the month of love, enjoy an evening of Timeless Hits & Hearty Laughters, as Huyser presents its “International Rhythms II” joined by Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Comedy Club!
Admission $20 – including light refreshments + cash bar
FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/460763381120243/
“Ladies from Your Past” exhibit from March 1-31 at Port Washington Library
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11:30am 
Join  for an Ecumenical Service on the occasion of the election of His Eminence Archbishop Anoushavan as Prelate of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America (Eastern Prelacy) at St. Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic Cathedral in New York City

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11:30am
Followed by lunch

Եկեղեցական Արարողութիւն Գերաշնորհ Տ․ Անուշաւան Արքեպիսկոպոսի Առաջնորդ ընտրութեան առթիւ Սուրբ Լուսաւորիչ Մայր Եկեղեցւոյ մէջ Նիւ ԵորքՇաբաթ, 2 Մարտ, ժամը 11.30ին
Յաւարտ արարողութեան՝ Յայտագիր եւ Ճաշ

Norian Youth Connect Program (by ARS)
Saturday, March 210:00am – 5:00pm
Description: ARS Norian Youth Connect Program at Columbia University
FB event page for details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/557025838054167/
Join leading scientists, artists, intellectuals, and university students from across the country for a weekend of discussions and networking.
Armenian-American university students are welcome to participate.
Overnight accommodations will be provided to out-of-town students.
The program is once again directed by Dr. Khatchig Mouradian (Columbia University).
$50
A Winter Celebration, by Shnorhali Choir
Saturday, March 27:30 – 9:30pm
20915 Horace Harding Expy, Bayside, NY 11364, USA
Description: Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/243873663215000/
Shnorhali Choir of the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs presents:
A Winter of Celebration: A Night of Surprises!
Music by DJ Berj
In Kalustyan Hall
RSVP: Hilda Haroutunian @ 917-561-6336
Meline Yazichyan @ 917-331-2077
St. Sarkis Saturday School GALA Fundraiser Poon Paregentan
March 2, 2019, 7:30pm – March 3, 2019, 12:30am
Description:This is a fabulous event right before Lent, focused on raising funds for the expansion of our thriving Saturday School.
The evening features live music by Elie Berberian and his band from Montreal, Canada.
Tickets are $150, adults only.
The event will begin with a cocktail hour where raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win a beautiful raffle prize. Dinner will follow. Bring your own masks or feel free to use the ones provided at our fun-filled photo booth.
For reservations: Please email StSarkisGalaRSVP@gmail.com or call
Natalie Meneshian (516) 353-5057 or Lena Felice (646) 705-2800.
FB event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2298602110416263/
ARMENIAN MARDI GRAS at St. Mary’s in Livingston NJ
Saturday, March 27:00 – 11:30pm
200 W Mt Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA
Description:ST MARY ARMENIAN CHURCH INVITES YOU TO ARMENIAN MARDI GRAS
THE JOHN BERBERIAN ENSEMBLE FEATURING STEVE VOSBIKIAN SR
SERVING DRINKS AND FREE MEZZA
$45 ADULTS, $40 ADVANCE PURCHASE
$25 STUDENTS 12-25, $20 ADVANCE PURCHASE
FREE CHILDREN UNDER 12
200 W MT PLEASANT AVE, LIVINGSTON, NJ 07039
RSVP ADVANCE PURCHASE RECOMMENDED, CONTACT:
PETERCHOBANIAN@GMAIL.COM OR ADI.STMARYNJ@GMAIL.COM
Please see the official event page at: https://www.stmarynj.net/event-details/2019/3/2/armenian-mardi-gras-john-berberian-ensemble
Lousaper Youth Choir
Sunday, March 312:30 – 1:30pm
20915 Horace Harding Expy, Bayside, NY 11364, USA
Description:Join the new Lousaper Youth Choir
of the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs
Ages 5 years old and older
First Rehearsal will be on March 3, after Badarak (around noon)
Director: Ashot Soghomonyan
For information call 718-225-0235 (Church office)
Please check the FB event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2256948764627535/
Poon Paregentan – St.Illuminators – Manti lunch
Sunday, March 31:00 – 4:00pm
Description:Join us at St. Illuminator’s “Pashalian” hall, and enjoy “MANTI” luncheon & entertainment: Laugh with Dottie Bengoian (Wherever Dottie appears, the event is full of excitement and laughter provided by this warm and witty unique entertainer. She has been called the “First Lady of Armenian Comedy,” the “Armenian Queen of Comedy,” and the “Ambassador of Joy.” She is an educator, humorist, and motivational speaker and has been making audiences laugh for over 30 years. Those who have heard her say, “She is inspiring, uplifting – makes you laugh and think! Dottie is a breath of fresh air.”
Organized & prepared by the Ladies’ Guild.
Please refer to the attached flyer or FB event page https://www.facebook.com/events/718326288563895/
Shushi presents Komitas – Now & Forever!
Sunday, March 34:30 – 6:30pm
Description:Shushi presents Komitas – Now & Forever! Hosted by Shushi Armenian Dance Ensemble
SHUSHI DANCE ENSEMBLE will sponsor another AMAZING performance! Three world renowned ensembles will ELECTRIFY THE STAGE!
Shushi Armenian Dance Ensemble – Director & Choreographer Seta Paskalian Kantardjian
Gevorkian Dance Academy – Directors & Choreographers Vartan Gevorkian, Siranush Gevorkian, Sona Gevorkian
Nairi Dance Ensemble – Lyon, France Anna Grigorian – Director Ftas Grigorian – Felix, Teresa & Sarkis Grigorian
Gaby Galoyan – Golden Voice of Armenia
Nune Avetisian Նունե Ավետիսյան – Poetry Reciter from Los Angeles
Guests of honor – Mr. & Mrs. Vartan & Adi Abdo
Location: Felician University, Breslin Performing Arts Center, 262 South Main St., Lodi, NJ 07644
Time: 4:30PM
Ticket Prices – Orch: $100 $75 $60 $45 Balcony: $50
Phone: (972) 6 SHUSHI (972) 674-8744
Online: www.tututix.com/shushidance
www.shushidance.org
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/294710461378032/

For upcoming events, you might check additional upcoming events at:

https://sites.google.com/view/hye-info/armenian-events-calendars

 

Upcoming events in New York

I will start posting upcoming events organized by Armenian in greater New York area. Not everyone is on Facebook. The group I had set up for the Armenian community is not accessible to everyone.

Here is some of the upcoming events:

Saturday, February 23

7:00pm

Bollywood!
When: Sat, February 23, 7pm – 10pm
Where: Armenian Church Of The Holy Martyrs, 20915 Horace Harding Expy, Bayside, NY 11364, USA (map)
Description:
ARMENIAN CHURCH OF THE HOLY MARTYRS COUPLES CLUB presents an evening of Bollywood! Learn How to Bollywood/Bhangra Dance From an instructor from NY’s premier Indian Dance Company, Ajna Dance Company. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 @ 7PM. Kalustyan Hall, 209-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside, NY 11364 $30/per person, which includes dance lesson, light buffet, and refreshments. RSVP: Lara Ciamician @ 917-951-7287 & lciamician@gmail.com or Christine Garzilli @ 516-425-6957 & cgarzilli@hotmail.com
Sun, February 24, 11:30am – 2:30pm
Donor & Mebembership Appreciation at St.Thomas, NJ
Description: The Very Rev. Papken Dz. V. Anoushian, Esq., Pastor
and The Parish Council of St. Thomas Armenian Church invites you to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Donor & Membership Appreciation Reception on Sunday, February 24, 2019 following Church Services.
Open to All St. Thomas Members and Friends. Free admission.
* Kindly RSVP by February 15th to:
Talar Sarafian (201) 240-8541
Diana Mkhitarian (201) 790-0397
Church Office (201) 567-5446
Dedication of the Levon and Joyce Ariyan Church Hall and renovated areas.
Honorary Co-Chairs Haig and Nadine Ariyan.
Art exhibition by Mher Khatchatryan.
Co-Chairs Deanna Steffens and Tanya Torosian.
Facebook event page for info and details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1967945556843804/
Sunday, February 24
Commemoration of Sumgait Massacre
When: Sun, February 24, 10am – 2pm
Where: St Vartan Armenian Cathedral, 630 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA (map)
DescriptionCommemoration if the Sumgait, Kirovabad, Maragha and Baku massacres and pogroms! Last Sunday of the February, we got together to remember all who are not linger with us and those who survived this horrible tradegy. Please spread the word and come to add your voice to the Requiem service and meet and greet. — at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral.
Feast of Sts.Vartanants at St.Vartan, NYC
Thu, February 28, 5:30pm – 11:00pm
Where: St Vartan Armenian Cathedral, 630 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA (map)
Description: St. Vartan Cathedral in New York City will mark Sts. Vartanantz Day
A dinner and program at 7 p.m. will follow badarak (beginning at 5:30 p.m.) in Haik and Alice Kavookjian Auditorium.
Guest speaker Arpi Nakashian; performances by the Astghikner Junior Vocal Ensemble and the Yerevan Dance Ensemble of Brooklyn’s St. Gregory Mission Parish.
Organized with the participation of the Mid-Atlantic Knights and Daughters of Vartan.
Event page: https://armenianchurch.us/event/feast-of-sts-vartanantz-banquet/
Thursday, February 28
Book event: “The Missing Pages”
WhenThu, February 28, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Description:
FB event page (please check the official page for inquiries and any changes) ==>
https://www.facebook.com/events/422724978263208/
In 2010, the world’s wealthiest art institution, the J. Paul Getty Museum, found itself confronted by a century-old genocide. The Armenian Church was suing for the return of eight pages from the Zeytun Gospels, a manuscript illuminated by the greatest medieval Armenian artist, Toros Roslin. Protected for centuries in a remote church, the holy manuscript had followed the waves of displaced people exterminated during the Armenian genocide. Passed from hand to hand, caught in the confusion and brutality of the First World War, it was cleaved in two. Decades later, the manuscript found its way to the Republic of Armenia, while its missing eight pages came to the Getty.
Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh follows in the manuscript’s footsteps through seven centuries, from medieval Armenia to the killing fields of 1915 Anatolia, the refugee camps of Aleppo, Ellis Island, and Soviet Armenia, and ultimately to a Los Angeles courtroom.
Reconstructing the path of the pages, Watenpaugh uncovers the rich tapestry of an extraordinary artwork and the people touched by it. At once a story of genocide and survival, of unimaginable loss and resilience, The Missing Pages captures the human costs of war and persuasively makes the case for a human right to art.
About the author
Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh is Professor of Art History at the University of California, Davis. She is the award-winning author of The Image of an Ottoman City: Architecture in Aleppo (2004). Her writing has also appeared in the Huffington Post and the Los Angeles Times.
Questions? Please contact Prof. Khatchig Mouradian at: km3253@columbia.edu
Thu, February 28, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
ZUMBA at AECNYC
WhereArmenian Evangelical Church of New York, 152 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016, USA (map)
Description
Join AECNYC for our dance fitness party every Thursday @AECNYC! 🎉💃
7:30pm
starting February 22🎉💃led by Talin Avakian, licensed Zumba Instructor //
Come dance, sweat and recharge with us after a long work day! We’ll be downstairs in the social hall.
🎉Bring your friends & spread the word! All are welcome!
For updates and additional information, please check the FB page at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/367666180722532/
Armenian Classes – Spring Semester starts on Thursday, February 28
7:00 – 8:30pm
Description
This semester will include 17 classes, lasting 1-15 hour. Meeting every Thursday at 7 pm at St Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic Cathedral, 221 East 27th St, New York, NY 10016.
The cost is $25 per class, promotions will be announced!
If you are new to the project, you are welcome to attend the first class, meet the organizers and the teachers, share your Armenian story and learn more about your language!
For more information, please send us a Facebook message, Email us at armenianclasses@gmail.com or call the Cathedral office at (212) 689-5880.
For more details, please see the FB event link at: https://www.facebook.com/events/540366049705784/?event_time_id=540366089705780

I am sure there are other event from today till next Friday, which I might have missed.

 

NOTICE: I am not responsible for errors: I do my best to provide to provide the link to official event pages, if I locate them.

Did I miss your event? To keep these pages up to date, your donation with info about your event details is appreciated you leave a reply for consideration.

Note: here is the link to the google calendar for our community at: https://sites.google.com/view/hye-info/armenian-events-calendars

Amazon’s Departure Leaves Developers and Brokers Picking Up the Pieces — Commercial Observer

Like shell-shocked natives of a war zone after the white flags have gone up, New York City real estate players are emerging in the wake of Amazon’s abrupt headquarters cancellation to survey the damage. As far as anyone knew, on February 13, the Seattle-based e-commerce titan was locked into plans it first announced in November…

via Amazon’s Departure Leaves Developers and Brokers Picking Up the Pieces — Commercial Observer

Schedule for Spring Enrichment Evenings: Series on Migration

I plan on attending most of these events at Zohrab Center. They are very informative and well planned events.

The Zohrab Information Center

The Zohrab Information Center is pleased to announce the full schedule of its Winter/Spring 2019 Enrichment Evening Series on Migration. The series explores the contemporary and highly relevant topic of migration through the lens of Armenian and Armenian Christian history and current events. By looking at this timely topic through an Armenian lens, the Zohrab Information Center invites all its participants to consider a fraught topic in all its complexity. The theme of migration encompasses and exceeds the question of the Armenian Genocide, with the Genocide the focus of several of the enrichment evenings. Relics trades, manuscript movement and digitization, migration within the Ottoman Empire, and humanitarian responses to migration crises are some of the additional ways the Zohrab Information Center will explore the topic of migration. We encourage you to join us throughout the Winter and Spring Series on Migration!

The full schedule is posted below.

Please note date…

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Armenian events in Greater New York

For the longest time, I had tried to add the Armenian events links, which get posted at the Facebook group on an easily accessible calendar. Eventually I managed few months ago to accomplish this personal project. It’s to serve the Greater New York Armenian community.

Not everyone is on Facebook, hence a calendar off Facebook was very welcome addition.

On Facebook, at New York Armenians group, when you click on the “events” link on the left margin, you may access the upcoming events in the community.

Here is the events calendar on google.