Tag Archives: Armenian

Basement Records: A Story about Dino Pappas

Recently I was listening to the Fresh Air program on NPR and they had a great story about an author who wrote a book about collecting the most rare 78 RPM recordings from around the world. Recordings that would be over … Continue reading

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HOMAGE: A Tribute To Detroit Armenian Musicians CD

I have documented in numerous blog essays the making of my film Guardians of Music and I have detailed (probably to exhaustion of my readers) how important creating such a project was for me, especially in the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Support the Arts

Recently, I discovered through one of my fellow Creative Many Board members – Americans for the Arts, an organization  that helps promote “cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America”. What I was intrigued about was their top reasons for … Continue reading

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Whispers of Ellis Island Revisited

This morning on my way to a seminar I decided to listen to a recording in the car that I made many years ago. As a matter of fact, the album will turn fifteen this July. In 2000, I produced … Continue reading

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Afterlife of Guardians of Music

A few months ago, I mentioned in a previous blog essay that I had the opportunity to “fill in” for a presentation (Armenian History through Music) that took place at Wayne State University, part of several ongoing events commemorating the Armenian Genocide. The … Continue reading

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Do the arts affect your daily life?

I recently read an article that posed the question – How are the arts part of your life and how have the arts inspired you to do something unique? To me, it’s a pretty easy answer on both accounts, but … Continue reading

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April 24, 2015

April 24th has arrived. It’s today. It is not a birthday nor a joyous occasion for me or for any Armenian around the world as it is a day that Armenians will forever know as a day of Genocide. For … Continue reading

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Bogosian : A Journey to Find Our Armenian Roots

This is a year I find myself especially proud of many friends and family that have taken on projects that surround the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. I say so in this way because in my family, there has been a lifetime of … Continue reading

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Importance is recognized this 100th Year

As the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide draws closer, I have witnessed something I have not seen before – and I think like it. I realize that is an odd way to begin a blog on this subject, but … Continue reading

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Guardians of Music – SUCCESS – THANK YOU!

What an unbelievable night on Monday, March 16, 2015. It is unlikely I will ever forget such a remarkable evening. The premiere of Guardians of Music was a fantastic success! The evening at Detroit Public Television raised over $50,000 with … Continue reading

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