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On November 6, 2015, a unique multimedia performance of “Travel with Me to Armenia” will be presented at the Plano Courtyard Theatre in historic downtown Plano. The event is part of a series commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, which also includes a month-long art exhibit.

Show: “Travel with Me to Armenia”

The 90 minute performance will include solo piano pieces played by internationally known pianists; James Raphael and Satenik Muradyan Raphael, combined with talented St. Sarkis singers and dancers, Groung Dance Ensemble led by Kristina Kheshvadjian of Los Angeles, CA, combined with a multimedia show.

The performance is sponsored by the St. Sarkis Armenian Orthodox Church, a spiritual and cultural center of the Dallas Fort Worth Armenian community, located at 1801 Random Rd. in Carrollton, Texas.

Date: Friday, November 6

Time: 7–9:30 p.m.

Location: 

Plano Courtyard Theatre
1509 H Ave, Plano, Texas

Tickets: $20

Click here to buy tickets online.

Art Exhibit

The Plano Courtyard Theatre is also the venue for a month long exhibit of outstanding art works by Armenian artists with roots in Texas. The exhibit opened on Thursday October 15th and will remain open until Saturday November 7th.

The exhibit is organized to bring awareness of the Armenian Genocide in the hope of preventing future genocides, and the artwork exhibited is homage to the sad loss of the Armenians and the jubilation of being a thriving community in this great country. Among the showcased artists are Texas native Larry Joe Meeks, Armenian native Hasmik Ajamian, NY raised Andrew Kourajian, Iranian Armenian Avedis Sookias, and Planoites Hovhannes and Davit Mouradians.

Artworks are available for sale through a silent auction.

The exhibit is free and open from October 15 to November 6 during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 6:00pm at the Plano Courtyard Theatre (1509 H Ave, Plano, Texas).

Date: October 15 to November 6

Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Location: 

Plano Courtyard Theatre
1509 H Ave, Plano, Texas

Entrance: FREE

About the St. Sarkis Church Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee

The mission of the St. Sarkis Church’s Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of DFW (AGCC) is to encourage meaningful and respectful dialogue on the subject of the Armenian Genocide and to educate and raise awareness about genocide throughout North Texas. The church was founded 30 years ago in Carrollton, Texas and is the center of the thriving Armenian American community in the DFW Metroplex led by Fr. Ghevond Ajamian. For more information please visit www.stsarkis.org .

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