CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Posted on June. 21. 2019

Sat, June 29, 2019 — 07:30 pm – 09:00 pm
Ayline Artin
Abril Bookstore at 415 East Broadway, Suite 102, Glendale, California, United States, 91205
COST: $20
Abril Bookstore’s Music Nights
presents AYLINE ARTIN
An Acoustic “Story Telling” Performance
Available at Abril Bookstore or online at www.itsmyseat.com/abrilbooks
AYLINE ARTIN is an LGBTQ, Armenian, singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist. Born in Africa, Artin came to the US at the age of one and grew up in Canoga Park. In 2017, Artin opened for legendary Kenny Loggins. Other shows she’s played include at The Troubadour, The El Rey Theater, The Roxy, The Saban Theatre, and The Hotel Cafe. She has organized shows that raised awareness of the Armenian genocide. Drawing inspiration from P!nk, Stevie Nicks, Melissa Etheridge, Amy Winehouse and Janis Joplin, Artin released her debut album “Chapters” in 2018 about breaking through life’s challenges with the strength of love and as “a tribute to my wife who illuminates my world.”
For more information, call (818) 243-4112.

From Mon, May 20, 2019 at 07:00 pm to Wed, July 17, 2019 at 09:00 pm
Bozigian 6 week Summer Armenian/Greek Dance Course
Karavan Dance Studio at 1626 South Central Avenue, Glendale, CA, 91204, USA
COST: $50. CONTACT: Tom Bozigian; 562-941-0845
Tom Bozigian presents his new 6 week dance course at the Karavan Dance Studio in Glendale beginning Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7 pm. The cost is $50 and we’re focusing on the Armenian and Greek Festivals June through October. It’s important to note that several Greek orchestras have Armenian dances on their programs. In my classes I’ll make weekly announcements on when and where we can attend as a group.The dates are June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, and 17. Come dressed ready for a good workout and wear comfortable shoes. The fee is $10 for individual classes. No videotaping please. The location is the Karavan Dance Studio, 1626 S. Central Ave, Glendale, CA 91204. Check my website www.bozigian.com for all announcements.

From Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 08:00 pm Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 02:00 pm
‘Beast On The Moon’ at International City Theatre in Long Beach
Beverly O’Neill Theater at 330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, California, 90802, USA
CONTACT” International City Theatre; 5624954595
Khorenatsi Medal – the highest Armenian Cultural Award presented by the Armenian President on behalf of the country, 2005
“Humane, funny, and touching…” – The Independent, London
Aram Tomasian is an Armenian immigrant living in 1920’s Milwaukee who has escaped the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 by the Turks in his homeland in Eastern Turkey. He wants to make a fresh start and build a new family in the new world to replace the family he lost to the genocide. He selects a mail-order bride and into his life comes an Armenian teenager, Seta, who has also escaped the vicious grip of the Ottoman warlords. He learns that building a marriage and a family is more difficult than he anticipated, but he ultimately succeeds in unexpected and heart-warming ways. Peppered with humor, irony, and bittersweet surprise, theirs is a universal story of hope, healing, redemption, and finally, love.
Performance Schedule: Previews on August 21 and August 22 at 8pm | Thu-Sat: 8pm | Sun: 2pm
Post-show talkback with the cast! Sunday, September 1, 2019
TICKET PRICES: Previews $35 | Thu, Fri: $47 | Sat, Sun: $49 | Opening Night: $55. Call the Box Office: 562-436-4610 (M-F 9am – 5pm)

Sun, June 30, at 6:00 pm
Komitas and His Heirs – Celebrating Komitas’ 150th Anniversary
Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W 67th St, New York, NY 10036
ADMISSION: Donation $50, $40
For tickets and questions, please email ARENI Choir at arenichoir1@gmail.com or call (347) 223-0482, (917) 288-2747
Join ARENI Choir at Merkin Concert Hall as they perform for the celebration of Komitas’ 150th Anniversary along with special performers and an orchestra. Art Exhibition and reception with wine to follow. EVENT LINKS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/komitas-his-heirs-areni-choir-tickets-60167376242.
Check out the article written about this special program from the Ministry of the Diaspora of Armenia: http://hayernaysor.am/archives
Sun, Oct 27, 2019 – all day
Shushi Dance Ensemble presents POUR TOI AZNAVOUR
Breslin Performing Arts Center – Felician University at 262 South Main Street, Lodi, NJ, 07644, USA
CONTACT: Shushi Armenian Dance Ensemble; 972-674-8744
Shushi Armenian Dance Ensemble’s next BIG event will be on Sunday, October 27th, 2019 in memory of CHARLES AZNAVOUR with Hayk Petrosyan from France

Thur, July 11, 2019 — 07:30 pm – 09:00 pm
Alex Minasian at the Regattabar One Night Only, Cambridge Mass
Regattabar at 1 Bennett St, Cambridge , MA, 02138, USA
COST: $20
CONTACT: Alex Minasian; 6037598391
NY based Jazz Pianist, Alex Minasian returns to the Regattbar with his trio for a very special one night only performence..

January 12-19, 2020 – Western Caribbean
Miami, FL – Armenian Heritage Cruise XXIII
Cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. Traveling to Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Labadee, Haiti. Cabin rates starting at $949 USD per person based on Double Occupancy. Government taxes of $127.62 USD are additional. Come enjoy Armenian Entertainment, Armenian Cultural Presentations, Armenian Festival Day, CME Medical Seminar to obtain medical education credits, Tavlou and Belote Tournaments and much more!
Call TRAVEL GROUP INTERNATIONAL @ 1-561 447-0750 or 1-866-447-0750 Ext:108 contact person Janie.

From Mon, July 22, 2019 at 10:00 am – Fri, July 26, 2019 at 03:00 pm
Roar VBS – Life is wild • God is Good
cacc@calvaryarmenianchurch.org at 725 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, California, 94132, United States
CONTACT: Calvary Armenian Congregational Church; 415-586-2000
Roar VBS will be one of the best weeks of the summer as kids discover that even though life gets wild, God is good! Filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences, your kids will make new friends, do amazing experiments, play creative games and have lots of surprising adventures! Everything is hands-on so they might get a little messy.
Please be sure to send them in play clothes and safe shoes.

Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 08:30 pm -01:00 am
Kef Time Lake Michigan II
Annunciation & Agia Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church ? at 17760 Behner Rd., New Buffalo, Michigan, 49117, USA
COST: $60 Adult/ $30 Under 21
CONTACT: Kef Time Lake Michigan Productions; 248-719-2600
KEF TIME LAKE MICHIGAN II is the KEF we have all been waiting for and it is BIGGER THAN EVER!
Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of swimming in the waters of Lake Michigan, Fine Dining, Dancing, and KEF KEF KEF!
Featuring the Legacy Band starring Andrew Hagopian, Michael Kamalian, Shant Paklaian, and George Nigosian.
$60 in Advance, $70 after August 17 or at door. 20 and Under is $30.
Adult ticket includes ALL NIGHT MEZZE BAR, Open Bar, and Live Music & Dancing from 8:30 PM to 1:00AM in the Morning! Hoppa!
20 and Under Young Adult ticket includes Entrance, ALL NIGHT MEZZE BAR, and Live Music & Dancing from 8:30 PM until 1:00 AM in the morning.
Purchase tickets Online or Contact Harry Kezelian(hkezel@gmail.com) or Tim Aivazian(timaivazian@gmail.com).
For more information, visit www.keftimelakemichigan.com or like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Sun, July 21, 2019 — 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
Milwaukee Armenian Fest 2019
St. John the Baptist Armenian Church at 7825 West Layton Avenue, Greenfield, Wisconsin, 53220, United States
CONTACT: Milwaukee Armenian Fest; 414-282-1670
ENJOY FOODS AND MUSIC
OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN. Performance by The Hamazkayin Sardarabad Dance Ensemble of Chicago. At this year’s Armenian Fest, held rain or shine 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, July 21, on the grounds of St. John the Baptist Armenian Orthodox Church, 7825 W. Layton Ave., the menu will include chicken kebob, beef kebob and lulah kebob, cheese and spinach burek, lahmajoun (a pizza-like meat dish served on thin tortilla dough), humus (a dip made of chick peas), tabouleh (a green salad without lettuce), choreg (bread sticks), vegetarian and meat sarma (stuffed grape leaves) and a mouthwatering array of baklava and other traditional pastries.
A group of the Hamazkayin Sardarabad Dance Ensemble of Chicago will present selected dances at our Annual Milwaukee Armenian Fest.
The Hamazkayin Sardarabad dancers will perform at Milwaukee Armenian Fest at 3 pm (tentative time).https://www.milwaukeearmenianfest.com

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