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The Norwegian Who Helped the Armenians Come to America

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 04.21.2015 | Books
Chris Bohjalian

Earlier this year, I journeyed from Vermont to Oslo to introduce myself to Marit Greve, an 86-year-old Norwegian who still swims in the fjord outside her home on the outskirts of the city. I wanted to meet her because it's possible some of my Armenian ancestors would not have wound up in America were it not for her grandfather,

Ararat-Eskijian Museum: A Treasure of the Armenian Diaspora in Los Angeles

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Located on a sprawling campus, which includes the Ararat Home, a retirement community, an assisted living facility, a church and even a banquet hall, the museum has a fine collection of artifacts not only of the Armenian genocide but also of the history of the Armenian people.

The Expressive Edge of Paper

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

With the New York weather finally thawing, gallery visits are back on the agenda big time. The Expressive Edge of Paper, struck a chord.

The Obituary as Art Form

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

When you make your living in the arts--whether that's on the creative front or the business end--, it's safe to say that you are probably open to all kinds of veerings off the path to pay the bills.

Great Houses of New York: River House, the Best Address, Part IV

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

As late as 1970 no apartment sale in New York had ever exceeded $1,000,000. At today's River House, indeed, there is none for less.