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Armenian Liturgical Music performed on traditional instruments

Recently I received an email from a friend that shared a rare look and sound of Armenian liturgical music performed on traditional instruments. After posting on my personal Facebook page, the comments and views went through the roof. This is … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Armenia

If you haven’t heard about the recent episode of Anthony Bourdain traveling to Armenia as part of his series Parts Unknown, you have most likely been living under a rock for the last month. I have to admit I have … Continue reading

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Creative Class: Monte Nagler

Monte’s photographs, which have won numerous awards, are found in many private and public collections including the Detroit Institute of Art; the University Of Michigan Museum Of Art; the Grand Rapids Art Museum; The State of Michigan; General Electric Corporation: BASF … Continue reading

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Chaplin’s Pawnshop 100 Year Birthday

As we get older, the more we reflect on our past. Depending on where our minds are on a particular day, this could be a good memory or a bad one. Today I saw a tweet that showed that yesterday (October … Continue reading

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Sosy Krikorian Kadian (1928-2016)

Far too often whenever we hear that someone has passed away, we automatically look at their age at the time of their death and evaluate their life by how long they actually lived. I think sometimes we do not look at … Continue reading

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What Happened to Field Trips?

I am a Board member of Creative Many (formerly Artserve) which is an arts and culture economic development organization in Michigan. It is a fantastic organization with a diverse group of Board members that, for the most part, represent different … Continue reading

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Think Like An Artist

Over the weekend, my family and I visited downtown Farmington, Michigan for the annual Art on the Grand, which is an artisan festival that I am sure we have all experienced in in one fashion or another in our communities. … Continue reading

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