articles by:
Liana Aghajanian

LA Nonprofit Seeks to Educate Armenians About Medical Options

by | July 10th, 2012 | 1 comments

A new Armenian-American nonprofit is seeking to educate LA-area Armenians about their medical options.

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Under Hrant Dink’s Aura, a Turkish-Armenian Community Comes Into Its Own

by | February 2nd, 2012 | 2 comments

As the sun took its last breath on a cold Sunday night, a crowd shuffled its way into a crème-colored hall deep in the heart of L.A’s  San Fernando Valley. The mood, although somber, was [...]

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Armenia’s Only Hippotherapy Center Breaking Ground in Mental Health Sector Amid Financial Trouble

by | December 8th, 2011 | 3 comments

On a blazing summer day in a village named Ushi, Davit Mamikyan, a resident of Jermik Ankyun, Armenia’s first home for physically and mentally handicapped adults, cautiously climbed onto a chestnut-colored horse named Salma. The [...]

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The Big Bad Armo Show: Delighting Audiences One Epic Character at a Time

by | April 12th, 2011 | 2 comments

As anyone who has gone through it can attest to, the Armenian experience is the perfect recipe for comedy,  from the stylings of middle-aged women equipped with an arsenal of jewelry, evil eyes and comebacks [...]

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Shprot: “Armenia Is Too Small For Me”

by | November 10th, 2010 | 3 comments

With cropped blond hair, a fiery tattoo around her bellybutton and fondness for using delicate moustaches in performances, Shprot — the distinctive singer that burst onto the Armenian music scene 6 years ago — is awfully hard [...]

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Culture Clash: Armenian and Hispanic Relations in the Past, Present and Future

by | July 6th, 2010 | 14 comments

On any given day in mid-city Los Angeles, A. Partamian Bakery is bustling. Treasured Armenian delicacies, like lahmajune, boreg, sarma and even parag hatz [thin bread], are all freshly made in this modest and popular [...]

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