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  1. Calendar of Events - 08/17/2017Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 17 | Groong

    GROONG's Calendar of events What: Ararat Phoenix Rising-Reawakening of the Armenian Identity Lecture Series by Mher Koubelian When: Aug 25 2017 7:30pm Where: Armenian Society of Los Angeles 117 S. Louise St., Glendale, CA 91205 Misc: Throughout millennia, Armenia has been born and reborn, struck down only to rise again from ashes. This historic survival could be explained by divine providence and a unique national identity.

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  2. Culture: Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre Presents Best of KhachaturianRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Groong

    The Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre , under the direction of Natasha Middleton and Ruben Tonoian, will present "The Best of Khachaturian" on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the beautiful Alex Theatre. The afternoon will include selections from such famous ballets as "Spartacus," "Gayane," "Masquerade" and a new ballet by Natalie Middleton, "Remember" dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide.

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  3. Aznavour will receive a star on the "Walk of Fame" Hollywood magictr | August 11, 2017Read the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Groong

    Walk of fame of Hollywood, the "Walk of Fame", said the agency, which assigns them in a press release Wednesday in the evening. "The chamber of commerce of Hollywood is proud to announce that the legendary artist Charles Aznavour will receive the 2618e star on the walk of Fame on Thursday, 24 August", according to a press release.

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  4. Calendar of Events - 08/10/2017Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Groong

    GROONG's Calendar of events What: Ararat Phoenix Rising-Reawakening of the Armenian Identity Lecture Series by Mher Koubelian When: Aug 25 2017 7:30pm Where: Armenian Society of Los Angeles 117 S. Louise St., Glendale, CA 91205 Misc: Throughout millennia, Armenia has been born and reborn, struck down only to rise again from ashes. This historic survival could be explained by divine providence and a unique national identity.

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  5. Western Prelacy News - 7/21/17Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2017 | Groong

    July 21, 2017 Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate 6252 Honolulu Avenue La Crescenta, CA 91214 Tel: 248-7737 Fax: 248-7745 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.westernprelacy.org IN MEMORIAM: BISHOP NORAYR ASHEKIAN His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, the Cilician Brotherhood, and Prelacies mourn the passing of Bishop Norayr Ashekian, who entered eternal rest on Friday, July 21, 2017. On this somber occasion, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness on behalf of the Prelacy family and expressed his sympathies to his late colleague's loved ones.

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  6. Children of two Russian tycoons get married in $13m weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Groong

    A LAVISH $13m wedding which included a performance by Lady Gaga and took place where the Oscars are held in Los Angeles has astounded guests. Lolita Osmanova and Gaspar Avdolyan, children of two influential businessmen in Russia, tied the knot at the famous Dolby Theatre in a lavish ceremony where no expense was spared.

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  7. CV Church Presents Concert 'The Treasures of Sacred Music' by Vahagn...Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2017 | Groong

    On Sunday, July 9, 2017, the Educational Committee of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley will host a concert titled "The Treasures of Sacred Music", with participation from Vahagn Hovents, Armenui Terteryan and Rozanna Ouliguian. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m., at the conclusion of Divine Liturgy, at the Prelacy "Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian" Hall .

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  8. Personality: From amateur boxer to billionaire: Kirk Kerkorian would be 100 todayRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Groong

    He was born Kerkor Kerkorian, one 100 years ago today, on June 6, 1917 in Fresno, California. His parents were poor Armenian migrants from Turkey.

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  9. Film Scholar Zareh Arevshatian to Present a Special Talk About Armenian CinemaRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Groong

    Abril Bookstore's Armenian Film Society will present a special illustrated talk by film-scholar and archivist Zareh Arevshatian titled, "What Happened to Armenian Cinema?" on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 7:30pm at Abril Bookstore – 415 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA. Admission is free.

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  10. California Governor vetoes parole for Hampig SassounianRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Groong

    Heeding pleas from Turkish American groups and the Trump administration, Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed parole for an Armenian American who murdered Turkey's consul general in Los Angeles in 1982, SFGate reports. Hampig "Harry" Sassounian was 19 when he and a companion, who has not been caught, shot and killed Kemal Arikan as the consul sat in his car at an intersection in the Westwood area of Los Angeles.

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  11. The Movie, the Cross and the Harissa DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Groong

    I must say I'm very impressed with this group's networking. They strive to raise awareness about the Armenian cause.

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  12. Gov. Brown vetoes parole for killer of Turkey counsel generalRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Groong

    Responding to pleas from Turkish-American groups and the Trump administration, Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed parole for an Armenian-American who murdered Turkey's consul general in Los Angeles in 1982. Heeding pleas from Turkish-American groups and the Trump administration, Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed parole for an Armenian-American who murdered Turkey's consul general in Los Angeles in 1982.

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  13. Film: Review: 'The Promise' of RepresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Groong

    The story of the Armenians has long been hidden away within modern history. Outside the world of the Kardashians, there is little known about this small country nestled between Turkey and Azerbaijan.

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  14. Armenian Archaeology Conference Press ReleaseRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Groong

    Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between UCLA and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia All are welcome. Refreshments and Lunch will be served.

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  15. Film: 'The Promise': Kirk Kerkorian's Bid to Highlight Killings of ArmeniansRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Groong

    In the final days of his decades in deal-making, Kirk Kerkorian made an investment many in Hollywood would view as a bet with extremely long odds. The billionaire businessman handed over about $100 million to make "The Promise," a love story set amid the collapse of the Ottoman Empire that ranks among the most expensive independent films released this year.

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  16. Film: Roots cause: Kim Kardashian boosts 'The Promise,' about Armenian genocideRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Groong

    Much was made of Kim Kardashian's sleek bob and curve-hugging vintage Versace dress at last week's Hollywood premiere for "The Promise." But beyond the glitz was the reason the reality star walked the red carpet, despite a case of the flu.

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  17. How a film about the Armenian Genocide faced a Turkish backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Groong

    The Promise, the grandest big-screen portrayal ever made about the mass killings of Armenians during World War I, has been rated by more than 111,300 people on IMDb - a remarkable total considering it doesn't open in theatres until Friday and has thus far been screened only a handful of times publicly. The passionate reaction is because The Promise, a $100-million movie starring Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale, has provoked those who deny that 1.5 million Armenians were massacred between 1915 and 1923 by the Ottoman Empire or that the deaths of Armenians were the result of a policy of genocide.

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  18. Major Conference on Recent Armenian Archaeology to Take Place at UCLARead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Groong

    April 26, 2017 LOS ANGELES - – A major conference dedicated to the latest developments and discoveries of Armenian archaeology will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in the main conference room of the Charles E. Young Research Library at UCLA. Titled "New finds, new insights: advances in Armenian archaeology over the last decade," the day-long event is the third Hampartzoum and Ovsanna Chitjian conference on Armenian Studies, organized by the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA.

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  19. It's a reality star's roots causeRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Groong

    Los Angeles Times April 25, 2017 Tuesday It's a reality star's roots cause Kim Kardashian has sought to boost 'The Promise,' about the Armenian genocide. Amy Kaufman Much was made of Kim Kardashian's sleek bob and curve-hugging vintage Versace dress at last week's Hollywood premiere for "The Promise."

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  20. How Kim Kardashian's Armenian roots are helping 'The Promise'Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Groong

    Los Angeles Times APril 24 2017 How Kim Kardashian's Armenian roots are helping 'The Promise' Kourtney Kardashian, from left, Kim Kardashian and Cher attend the premiere of "The Promise" in Los Angeles. Amy KaufmanContact Reporter Muuch was made of Kim Kardashian's sleek bob and curve-hugging vintage Versace dress at last week's Hollywood premiere for "The Promise."

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