Monthly Archives: January 2014

Oshagan’s “Remnants”–the Cyprus years

Hagop Oshagan wrote Mnatsortats, whose English translation by G.M.Goshgarian has just been released, in Cyprus between 1926 and 1934.  These years were Oshagan’s most prolific as a novelist.  It was in Cyprus, in a house at the edge of town, … Continue reading

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The Big Bad Armo Show at NYC’s Symphony Space, February 28 & March 1, 2014

* Meet Sossi Hayrabedian–foul-mouthed, bigoted, homophobic, racist.  She is scantily dressed, with tentacular hair and a bone straight finger with which she scolds all those in the audience who are not married– heterosexually, of course; all those who may stray … Continue reading

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Ara Oshagan’s work on Social Documentary website

~~Ara Oshagan, my cousin, good friend and partner in profound silliness, is the featured photographer on the Social Documentary website for his work on juvenile prisons in California. I have featured Ara’s work on this blog before, twice. ~~ Here … Continue reading

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From the archives: Paradjanov

Paradjanov’s Home of the Imagination ~~James Steffen, friend and colleague, informs us on his FB page that today is Paradjanov’s ninetieth birthday.  Steffen is the author of the recently published The Cinema of Sergei Paradjanov. So, this is an opportune … Continue reading

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