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Weekly review of Armenian News from https://groong.org.Keeping up with news related to Armenia and Armenians can be challenging: the sheer volume of news in the past few years has increased greatly, and along with that volume, we’ve seen the rise of the “Fake News” phenomenon contributing to the erosion of trust in the news media.The diversity of languages used by the worldwide Armenian community also poses a challenge for Armenian news; there is a significant portion of news that originates ...
 
It's 1721, and London is abuzz with news of notorious pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, currently languishing in Newgate Prison. It’s the perfect time for debt-ridden journalist Nathaniel Mist to exploit the public appetite and ghost-write a sensational (and hopefully best-selling) history of pirates. But as the balladeers and gossips on the streets of London build myths around the blood-thirsty, perverse lady pirates, Mist is forced to reckon with the real Bonny & Read... Featuring musical ...
 
You know those deep conversations you have late at night when your guard is down and everyone is just letting the truth spill out? Let's get down and dirty and talk about real life, what it means to awaken, the ugly truth of the challenges we face, and how we navigate them. Let's unravel the conditioning, limiting beliefs, and bullshit that keeps us from creating our most meaningful and wakeful life. Let's delve in deep with others as they walk us through their path, their trials, and tribul ...
 
Coagent Host and Global Real Estate Advisor, Angela Headlee, introduces you to her coagents from around the world. Get to know these agents through fun conversations, connect with them on a personal level and build trusting relationships. Learn how these first-class agents assist their clients, what their areas of expertise are, and how their knowledge of the markets they service can benefit you. Angela Headlee is a Licensed Realtor in the State of Virginia. The Steele Group Sotheby's Intern ...
 
In each episode of Energy Vista podcast, Leslie Palti-Guzman will chat with energy experts from all around the world. They will tell us about their passion, inspiration, and aspiration. With them: 1) We will delve into some timely energy issues 2) We will get to know both their professional and personal trajectories 3) We will hear their advice for all of us What is the goal? Make you discover different personalities and inspire you to carry out your own project that will impact our energy f ...
 
A weekly show all about audiobooks recorded at the RNIB Talking Book studios. We talk to your favourite authors and narrators, along with reviews and news about new audiobooks. Presented by Red Szell in Camden and produced by Robert Kirkwood in Glasgow, you'll find a new episode here every Friday at 1pm plus bonus content such as longer uncut interviews and episodes of our occasional extra show, The Book Group. Talking Books is a free service from RNIB giving access to over 30,000 fiction an ...
 
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ANN/Groong Week in Review - August 1, 2021 Topics: Continued Instability along Armenia-Azerbaijan Borders National Assembly Commission on the 44-Day War First Session of the 8th Session of the Armenian Parliament Guests: Asbed Kotchikian @Asbed_K Benyamin Poghosyan @BeniaminPoghosyan Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan @HovikYerevan Asbed Bedrossian @qubriq E…
 
Unblocking The South Caucasus, Fact or Fiction? A conversation with Areg Danagoulian and Emil Sanamyan Recording of live Clubhouse conversation As part of the November 9th Agreement, Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a number of points, one of which was the unblocking of all transportation routes in the region and opening unfettered access between A…
 
Calls for a Commission to Analyze the Defeat in the 2020 Artsakh War A Conversation with Dr. Simon Saradzhyan, Arthur G. Martirosyan, and Tevan Poghosyan The disastrous outcome of the 2020 War in Artsakh has left Armenians in Armenia and around the world with many unanswered questions. Many long-time held beliefs about the capability of Armenia to …
 
This week we’re heading out into the wilderness to appreciate the beauty of the natural world. Catherine Raven introduces us to her contemplative scientific memoir 'Fox and I'. David Gange takes us kayaking down 'The Frayed Atlantic Edge' of the British Isles. Read On producer Hannah Tausz investigates the work of wildlife inspired novelist Barbara…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 178th NEW episode! They chat about their week in Provincetown for Anne’s show at the Crown & Anchor, how they have turned this into an annual family trip, plus all of the incredible shows, dinners and good times with friends they had that week. They also talk about how they have almost forgotten how to pack for an inte…
 
ANN/Groong Week in Review - July 25, 2021 Topics: Escalation in Yeraskh “Peace Treaty” at Gunpoint Emigration out of Armenia Trip Report from Our Guests Guests: Varuzhan Geghamyan Hrant Mikaelian Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan Asbed Bedrossian Episode 81 | Recorded: July 26, 2021By ANN / Groong
 
This week we’ve got buckets of books for the summer break! Ellen Alpsten returns with 'The Tsarina’s Daughter', her next chapter in the astounding true story of the Russian royal family in the 18th century. We hear about CKBK, an app that promises to be Spotify for cookbooks. Lynne Livingstone brings us some great news about a flock of Penguins com…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 177th NEW episode! They begin this episode talking about pre-taping this show because Anne actually has a concert tonight, July 22nd, at the Crown & Anchor in Provincetown! They also talk about going to see Joan Osborne in concert at City Winery Hudson Valley at their outdoor amphitheater and how much they loved the ex…
 
Armenian Foreign policy Between War and Peace A Conversation with Dr. Pietro Shakarian and Yeghia Tashjian Topics: * Sparring Partners: Moscow and Ankara * Yerevan’s Diplomatic Dilemmas * Aliyev’s Appetite and Ambitions Guests * Dr. Pietro Shakarian * Yeghia Tashjian Hosts: * Hovik Manucharyan * Asbed Bedrossian Episode 80 | Recorded: July 22, 2021…
 
ANN/Groong Week in Review - July 18, 2021 Topics: Constitutional Court Decisions on Election Results New Pashinyan Appointments More Threats from Azerbaijan Russian Generals in Yerevan Again Guests: SurenSargsyan Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan Asbed Bedrossian Episode 79 | Recorded: July 19, 2021By ANN / Groong
 
This week we’re examining some new cases inspired by classic detective series. Mick Finlay introduces us to Arrowood, his down-at-heel Victorian gumshoe. Stella Duffy confesses to being delighted and daunted at being asked to complete an unfinished mystery by Ngaio Marsh. Mitch Cullin imagines what a 93-year old Sherlock Holmes might be working on.…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 176th NEW episode! Today is Anne’s Birthday Show!! They have so many of Anne’s favorite people doing pop in appearances to tell some funny stories about her or just to say hi! Plus instead of playing their normal transitions between segments, they decided they would play little pieces of Anne’s music from her 2 most re…
 
ANN/Groong Week in Review - July 11, 2021 Topics: - Putin / Pashinyan meeting - Constitutional Court Challenge - Forging Steel out of Velvet - Groong Podcast’s Year-in-Review Guests: Asbed Kotchikian Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan Asbed Bedrossian Website: https://groong.org/podcasts/WiR-20210711.html Episode 78 | Recorded: July 11, 2021…
 
This week we’re investigating some notoriously great crimewriters! After the global success of 'The Silent Patient', Alex Michaelides discusses his follow-up, 'The Maidens', another gripping blend of psychology and mythology. Soon to be a major TV series, we revisit 'Post Mortem' in the company of murder squad detective turned author Kate London. P…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 175th NEW episode! They begin this episode talking about their daughter’s final graduation party and how incredible it all was yet how exhausted they were after the whole thing. Next they talk about the 4th of July and Anne’s Mom’s birthday celebration on the 5th. Finally Anne shouts out her upcoming concerts in NYC at…
 
What do you do when you've written an entire book you hate? Martha, the narrator or Sorrow and Bliss, is intelligent, critical, loving, cruel: an incredibly nuanced unforgettable character. She suffers from an undiagnosed mental health condition and when we meet her she has just split up with her husband Patrick. It's a very wise, sad funny book, w…
 
We're back! (Sort of) Robert and Red join in the fun at this year's virtual Boswell Book Festival where this year you can hear ... Andrew Marr interviewed by Dr William Zachs on both his and Boswell's journalistic careers. Janey Godley chatting to Sally Magnusson about her autobiography, Handstands in the Dark. Helen Lewis and Chris Bryant MP in a …
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 174th NEW episode! They begin this episode by talking about their youngest child, Vivi, graduating from High School and how it's a very emotional time going back and forth from being sad it’s all done but also being excited for her and all that comes next. Then Anne tells about her harrowing encounter with a spider whi…
 
What a year the Booker prize winning author Douglas Stuart has had. Born on a housing estate in Glasgow Douglas and his siblings were raised by a single mum who died of alcoholism when he was 16. In his 30s, by this time working in fashion in New York, fouglas started writing a book about a little boy similar to him - Shuggie Bain, a kind, resilien…
 
Preserving Armenian Heritage Topics: What is Armenian Art and Architecture? Where does Artsakh’s Heritage fit in the larger Armenian picture? What Armenian Heritage fell under Azerbaijani Control in 2020? What is Caucasus Heritage Watch and What does it do? What can International Organizations do for Artsakh? How do International Instruments fail i…
 
This week there’s music in the air! Pulitzer prize-winning dramatist Quiara Alegria Hudes discusses her memoir 'My Broken Language', and working with Lin Manuel Miranda to bring his stage musical 'In The Heights' to the big screen. Australian author Maribel Steel introduces us to 'Blindness for Beginners' through her short story 'Tapping Rhythm Tea…
 
Why is biogas less 'sexy' than hydrogen? You will start to hear much more about the ‘hippie gas’, which is biogas/biomethane, to decarbonize the electricity grid, cooking, and shipping (among other things). This is the topic of the latest Energy Vista podcast. Leslie Palti-Guzman exchanges with Karen Sund on the growth prospects of biogas/biomethan…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 173rd NEW episode! They begin this episode by Anne getting excited to kick off her new tour Anne Steele:The Remix with her first show in an actual venue with an audience on Monday, June 28th at The Blue Moon in Rehoboth Beach, DE. For all future tour dates visit www.annesteele.com and see them BOTH on the road! They al…
 
The Booker longlisted, Women’s Prize shortlisted Michèle Roberts is, like her books, wonderfully erudite, perceptive and expressive. Michèle has been writing professionally for more than 40 years and has published 17 novels, 2 memoirs and has contributed to many poetry and essay collections too. She was once poetry editor at the feminist magazine S…
 
How to Explain The MPG Polling Discrepancy With Election Results? A Conversation (in Armenian) with Aram Navasardyan Guest: Aram Navasardyan is Director of MPG, a member of Gallup International Association and one of the main pollsters in the pre-election campaign for June 2021 parliamentary elections. -- Ինչպե՞ս բացատրել MPG- ի հարցումների անհամապ…
 
ANN/Groong Week in Review - June 20, 2021 Topics: Armenia’s Elections Behind The Scenes with Armenia and Azerbaijan Erdogan in Azerbaijan Biden Meets Erdogan, then Putin Guests: Asbed Kotchikian @AsbedK @Emil_Sanamyan Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan @HovikYerevan Asbed Bedrossian @Qubriq Episode 74 | Recorded: June 20, 2021…
 
Analyzing Party Platforms in June 20 Parliamentary Elections A Conversation with Robert Markarian Guest: Robert Markarian was born in Iran and has university education in physics and law. For 25 years, he has worked as a host, editor, and analyst on Armenian Radio Hour in Iran’s public radio and television. He has cooperated articles covering Armen…
 
Aleksandr Khachaturyan on the 2021 Armenian Elections Guest: Aleksandr Khachaturyan who is a Managing Partner at TK & Partners, in Yerevan. In 2016 he served as an advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Karen Karapetyan, and was CEO of the Center for Strategic Initiatives, advising the government on key economic and public admini…
 
We bring you the winner of this year’s CILIP Carnegie Medal, recognising the best in contemporary children’s literature! Political commentator Ece Temelkuran discusses her new book 'Together: 10 Choices for a Better Now'. Best-selling author Mark Sullivan re-imagines an extraordinary true story from the Second World War in his new historical novel …
 
Hayastan Dashinq, Elections and Postwar Outlook Guest Aspram Krpeyan, is a member of the Hayastan Dashinq led by former president Robert Kocharyan in the upcoming elections in Armenia, and a member of its list of parliamentary party representatives. She holds an MSt in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Oxford and an LLM from the Geneva Acad…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 172nd NEW episode! They begin with a check in with their friends Alyson Palmer, Elizabeth Ziff and Amy Ziff. They are incredible female powerhouse rock band BETTY. They are singers, songwriters, musicians & outspoken activists and they are so excited to be getting back out there and doing concerts again. They have 2 sh…
 
The British novelist Alex Wheatle has such an extraordinary backstory that when he was working in the writers’ room for Steve McQueen’s BAFTA winning film series Small Axe, McQueen ended up making one of the films about Alex’s own life. Alex was raised in a care home where he was abused. He emgered as teenager in Brixton under-educated and ill-prep…
 
ANN/Groong Week in Review - June 13, 2021 Topics: Meltdown at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Philip Reeker’s Visit to the Region 15 POWs Return Home Latest Election Poll Results Guests: Asbed Kotchikian Tevan Poghosyan Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan Asbed Bedrossian Episode 70 | Recorded: June 13, 2021By ANN / Groong
 
ARF-Dashnaktsutyun: Roadmap and Challenges Guest Giro Manoyan has been a member of the ARF-D Bureau since 2015. Originally from Beirut, Lebanon, he moved to Montreal, Canada in 1976. He has served as the Executive Secretary of the Armenian National Committee of Canada, as well as the Editor in Chief of the Horizon Armenian Weekly. In 1999 he moved …
 
Things get dark and dangerous in Adele Parks’ new psychological thriller 'Both of You'. Robert Kirkwood provides an overview of the six novels shortlisted for this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. With just under a week to go before the winner of this year’s Carnegie Medal is announced, we return to last year’s winner – Anthony McGowan. And we ret…
 
Join Kelli and Anne for their 171st NEW episode! They begin this episode by talking their 8 year anniversary, getting new haircuts, summer planting and their hometown Ramsey Pride. Their special guest today is Edmund Bagnell and he is an absolutely incredible entertainer. He is a brilliant violinist, singer and actor who is one of the members of th…
 
Ann Napolitano is the author of three novels, including Dear Edward, which spent eight weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and which is the heart-breaking story of a boy who loses his parents and brother in a plane crash, of which he is the only survivor. Ann wanted to be a writer from the age of ten, but after graduating from her MFA prog…
 
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