Breaking it Down With A Breakdancer in Yerevan

ImYerevan has a heart to heart with Serouj Aprahamian, a Lebanese-Armenian breakdancer and political activist who grew up in LA in the 90s and moved to Armenia in 2008. In this interview, he tells us about his personal story, and breaks down the ups and downs and ins and outs of the breaking scene in Armenia.

23/12/2014, 21:13

Marc Hairapetian: 30 Years of Spirit in Film

Last year, among the international jury members of the “Golden Apricot," the International Film Festival that takes place each year in Yerevan, there was one Armenian name in particular that stood out amongst the rest: Marc Hairapetian, a famed film critic in Germany.

30/11/2014, 22:54

HAYP: Armenia's First Pop-Up Gallery

Anna Gargarian, founder of HAYP, Armenia's first Pop-Up Gallery explains what exactly a pop-up gallery is and what it means for modern art in Armenia.

30/11/2014, 18:05

Armenian Rock: On the Right Path

Contemporary Armenian rock bands, including Like in Syberia, Voo Doo, Perfect Legacy and Nairi, have all gathered on a roof in Yerevan, and we managed to ask them a few questions.

28/11/2014, 12:49

Living Under a Cracked Roof

A glimpse into the lives of the some of Yerevan's refugees, hailing from Azerbaijan, who are rebuilding their lives in broken down buildings.

25/11/2014, 11:28

"Dolls are people, too!": Armenian Doll Exhibit in Yerevan

An exhibit recently opened up in Yerevan showcasing dolls that have been curated from various periods of Armenian history, from ancient to Soviet and today's contemporary doll-makers, demonstrating this neglected art has contains a lot of information about our culture.

24/11/2014, 14:00

A Jazzman's Journey: Our Interview with Vahagn Hayrapetyan

Legendary Local Jazzman, Vahagn Hayrapetyan, sits down with ImYerevan to discuss everything from his personal journey with jazz, to his experience teaching Tigran Hamasyan, to his most despised jazz tunes, and everything in between.

21/11/2014, 12:46

Autumn Nights with an Armenian Jazz Legend

Stepan Shakarian sits down with ImYerevan to describe his studies with Aram Khatchaturian, as well as the importance of being self-taught and how it has helped him to achieve mastery of the jazz vocabulary.

21/11/2014, 10:12

Preserving a Shifting City with Watercolor

Amidst the debates over Yerevan’s imminent change, however, there lies the work of Peto Poghosyan, who has attempted to capture the tension of transition—new buildings and all—through the graceful strokes of his paintbrush.

18/11/2014, 15:43

Memorable Moments from the Magazine: Saroyan and Hemingway's Love-Hate Relationship

This article, written in honor of Saroyan's centennial, offers a unique perspective on the complex mixture of respect and contempt that characterized these two great writers' relationship.

18/11/2014, 15:08