Monthly Archives: December 2015

Varoujan Khedeshian: A Remembrance

~~Varoujan Khedeshian has died. In the 1960s, when I lived in Beirut, Khedeshian burst on the Armenian theater scene like wild fire. His productions were Armenian renditions of contemporary European and American dramatic works–Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, The Crucible, … Continue reading

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Gentle Wind of Ramallah

Last summer, Harvard Bookstore, in Cambridge, MA, sent out a call for submissions for an anthology of travel essays to be compiled, printed, and exhibited by the venerable bookstore.  My essay on Ramallah, Palestine, was chosen to be included in the … Continue reading

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