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  1. Music: Deadline: Could Armenian Genocide film theme song win an Oscar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Groong

    Posthumous Oscars are rare, but Chris Cornell, who died in May at age 52, stands a chance of winning one, or at least being nominated, for his moving theme song from "The Promise", a movie about the Armenian Genocide, Deadline says in an article about whether the song will make it to the final shortlist or even win the award afterwards. The film is an epic-like love story from director Terry George that is set during the Armenian Genocide and the last days of the Ottoman Empire.

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  2. Music: Inaugural Promise Award Celebrated With Emotional Tribute To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Groong

    The event, which took place last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, had an immense amount of celebrities and influential people in attendance including Eric Esrailian, Serj Tankian, Angela Sarafyan, Kimberly Marteau Emerson, Mike Medavoy, David Foster, Katherine McPhee, and Linda Ramone.  Last night also introduced the inaugural Promise Award, followed by a very special performance by Ryan Tedder and Drew Brown of OneRepublic. Matt Cameron, Vicky Cornell and Kim Thayil pose together as Human Rights Watch presents the Voices For Justice Annual Gala on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.

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  3. The 'Spectre' of ANCA: The Shell, The ShillRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 12 | Groong

    Literally granting themselves the moniker as one of the "…largest and most influential grassroots political organizations," the Armenian National Committee of America is, like most NGOs peddling influence in Washington, not what it appears to be; however unsurprising as this is, what is startling is that this apparatus of the 'swamp,' is in this case posing a much more existential threat to U.S interests, its political stability and even its national security. Moreover, there is much to suggest its strings may be being pulled from Moscow.

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  4. Over 1,000 Gather to Celebrate a Year of ANCA-WR AccomplishmentsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2017 | Groong

    Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region hosted a capacity crowd of its annual gala banquet held on Sunday, October 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. More than 1,000 supporters, activists, and generous donors of the ANCA-WR from throughout the country were joined by dozens of prominent Members of Congress, state, and local legislators and officials.

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  5. ANCA-WR to Pay Tribute to Musician Chris Cornell at 2017 Annual GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Groong

    GLENDALE – The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region will pay tribute to the late famed musician and songwriter, Chris Cornell at the ANCA-WR Annual Gala Banquet to be held on October 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Cornell is also known for his philanthropic work with refugees and his commitment to raising awareness for the Armenian Genocide.

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  6. 'Architects of Denial' Screening to Kick Off 2017 ANCA-WR Grassroots ConferenceRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | Groong

    An exclusive screening of the much-anticipated documentary "Architects of Denial" will kick off this year's ANCA-WR Grassroots Conference, the signature gathering of experts in law, politics, media and advocacy that takes place biennially and is organized by the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region. The screening will take place on Friday, October 6 at 8 pm at the Pasadena Convention Center and will be followed by a welcoming reception to kick off the two-day conference that will continue on Saturday, October 7 at the same location.

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  7. Documentary Filmmaker Bared Maronian to Receive ANCA-WR Arts & Letters AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Groong

    GLENDALE – The ANCA-WR will acclaim celebrated film director Bared Maronian with one of its highest honors, the eminent ANCA-WR Arts and Letters Award, at the ANCA-WR's Annual Gala Banquet on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. "Bared Maronian is a one-man army in our collective fight for justice for the Armenian Genocide.

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  8. Garo Paylan to Receive ANCA-WR Freedom Award; Will Speak at Grassroots ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Groong

    Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament representing the People's Democratic Party , will receive the Freedom Award at the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region's Annual Gala Banquet on Sunday, October 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. "Garo Paylan is a true modern-day Armenian hero who fearlessly and courageously speaks truth to power as he seeks justice for Armenians everywhere directly from the Turkish government.

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  9. Lebanese Celebrities Najwa Karam and Guy Manoukian Inspire AMIDEAST...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Groong

    Najwa Karam visits the EducationUSA Center at AMIDEAST and meets with six students, ALAB member Wafa Saab, and Gala co-chair Milia Garabet WASHINGTON, BEIRUT-Lebanese superstar Najwa Karam and award-winning Lebanese-Armenian pianist Guy Manoukian's visit to AMIDEAST's Beirut office on August 30 caused an emotional outpouring of support. In anticipation of the star-studded Education Hero Award Gala being held in Beverly Hills on October 14, the celebrities' behind-the-scenes tour included a "meet and greet" with several AMIDEAST scholarship recipients.

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  10. Portantino to Receive 2017 ANCA-WR Legislator of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Groong

    GLENDALE – The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region will be honoring California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino with the prestigious ANCA-WR 2017 Legislator of the Year Award. Senator Portantino will be presented with the award at the annual banquet to take place on Sunday, October 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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  11. 'The Promise' Director Terry George to be Honored at ANCA-WR BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Groong

    The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region will award Terry George, the award-winning film director and writer of "The Promise" with the prestigious ANCA-WR Arts and Letters Award at the 2017 Annual Gala Banquet on Sunday, October 8 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. "By taking on such a monumental project of portraying the human story surrounding the Armenian Genocide on the big screen with the groundbreaking film, The Promise, Terry George and his team opened a door which has been closed to filmmakers for decades and set the groundwork enabling future films to tackle this tragic chapter of modern times head-on.

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  12. The shocking, scandalous marriage of Robert and Kris KardashianRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Groong

    But there is a little-known prequel - the twisted story of her parents Robert and Kris ' tempestuous marriage, which was marked by rampant philandering and scandal. Author Jerry Oppenheimer's book "The Kardashians: An American Drama" reveals patriarch Robert's infatuation with Elvis Presley's ex-wife Priscilla, Kris' repeated infidelity and Robert's confession to his pastor that Khloé Kardashian wasn't his biological daughter.

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  13. Kerkorian EstateRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Groong

    Lawyers for Kirk Kerkorian's widow want a judge to order the estate's executor to provide an explanation for some of the billionaire's management decisions, including the financing of a box office flop and the distribution of $200 million in estate assets to charities. Una Davis was married for a brief time to Kerkorian before his June 2015 death at age 98 from age-related causes.

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  14. Social: Outraged widow's battle over dead Kerkorian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Groong

    A widow's battle for $600 million from the estate of billionaire Kirk Kerkorian hit a temporary legal roadblock Tuesday with a ruling by a Los Angeles judge. The jurist is managing probate proceedings regarding Kerkorian's estate, and she put a hold on litigation involving the bid by the business mogul's widow for an approximate $600 million share of the late billionaire's assets.

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  15. Film: Christian Bale sheds light on forgotten tragedy in The PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Groong

    Bale admits being ashamed he did not know about the extermination of 1.5 million Armenians before signing on for The Promise But at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills, when we meet to discuss his new film The Promise, the 43-year-old Briton actually seems happy to talk. Perhaps the seriousness of the historical drama - set against the backdrop of the Armenian genocide during and after World War I - requires some lightness, or maybe he's just become a little more comfortable doing press interviews.

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  16. Back to the '50s Millennial couples go retro by favoring traditional gender roles Leave it to Gen yRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Groong

    The New York Post May 25, 2017 Thursday BACK TO THE '50s Millennial couples go retro by favoring traditional gender roles Leave it to Gen Y CHRISTIAN GOLLAYAN EVERY weekday evening, Ash Krikorian, 35, comes home from work to a spotless apartment and an Armenian dish prepared by his 30-year-old wife, Gaya. "I want him to be happy, and he loves how I cook, and he appreciates it," Gaya, who lives in Bayside, Queens, with her husband of five months, tells The Post.

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