At A Glance

1. Visit to recently renovated Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay summer White
House in May, date TBA.

2. Be prepared: Survival essentials for family of four.
• 4 Flashlights and spare batteries
• 4 gallons water per person
• Non perishable foods powdered milk, canned fish, peanut butter, nuts, canned beans, dried fruit, crackers, plastic utensil, knife, can opener
• Wind-up radio
• Blankets
• Jackets
• Toothbrush and toothpaste
• cell phone and portable battery
• First aid kit
• Medications
• Important documents passport birth
certificates etc.
• Toilet paper
• Towel and soap
• Large plastic zippered bag
• Underpants (vardigs)
• Sterno, camping burner and pot
• Eyeglasses
• Paper and pen
• Books
• Garbage bags

3. The Anthropology/Armenian
Museum @ Queens College withmthe cooperation of Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian have installed bothn the
“1915 Armenian Genocide” and “Saroyan Remembered” exhibits
at St illuminators Cathedral at east
27 St. on December 21, 2015. It will remain there until February 15, 2016. Please call 718-428-5650
or 212-689-72317 for details. The exhibit was previously displayed
at The Armenian Home For The Aged, St Sarkis Armenian Church
in Douglaston and the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs in Bayside.

4. Anthropology Museum
Paid Members 2016
Veronica Adrian, Zepure
Andreasian, Nishan &
Elizabeth Apelian, Hratch &
Negdar Arukian, Dr. Baghdig Baghdassarian, Claire Bardakian,
Edward & Arpi Bekian, Carl & Anita Bolz, Ciro Casa, James & Lee Cavanagh, Margaret Dagavarian, Bob & Janet Davidian, Ara Dostourian, Bella
Fringo & John Zanca, Eridania Garay, Ronnie Gavarian, Jacquelyn Geissman, Marlene
Goldberg, John & Marie
Haytaian, Mike & Stacy Homatas, Beatrice Issa, Edward & Lynn
Jamie, Lucy Janjigian, Pearl Ronald Lachin,
Dr. Gloria Levitas,
Anahid Manoogian,
Harold & Lucrezia
Manoogian, Chris
Maragakis, George
& Penny Martakis,
Artemis Mateosian,
Yeretsgin Yevkin
Megherian, Mildred
Munich, Charles
Nicholas, Rosemary
Nicholas, Liam &
Peggy O’Hanlon, Tina & Jery Olson, Lilly Pappas, Philoptochos of St. Paraskevi, Edward &
Audrey Polito, Eve Rackages, Stephanie & Stephen Rappaport,
Dr. Mary Schlegel, Raymond & Betty Tellalian, Peter & Kathy
Wardlaw, Meg Andreasian White, Hratch & Leslie Zadoian, Ivy Zohra

5. Filmmaker Tim O’Hanlon
(He directed Saroyan’s “Hello Out There for the Museum) is the location assistant for the CBS
hit show, “Madame Secretary” Saro Varjabedian (He directed,
“After Water There Is lSand”). He worked as the cinematographer
for, “El Gallo”, “French film “The Travelier”, and “Goldstar”.

6. The AGBU, Columbia
University and Lincoln Center film
Festival featured 6 Armenian filmmakers
on November 20, 2015.
Saro Varjabedian (After Water There Is Sand) was delayed in Hollywood so guess what? Marge
Kyrkostas was invited to represent him at the Q&A.

       Kyrkostas Concert Celebrates
      Armenia with Music, Dance and Art


Come join us for a fun evening celebrating the music of composer/pianist Mark Kyrkostas The “Mark Kyrkostas Remember Me With Music” concert will take place on Sunday, March
6, 2016 at The Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs Kaloustian Hall at 7 pm.
Pianist Ivy Adrian will perform “Ellis island”, fans’ favorite concerto composed by Kyrkostas, as well as “Chopin’s Nocturne in Db” and pieces by other famous composers.
Included in the program are Irish Step dancers and a Flamenco dance by Daniela Morena
and the Ryan Irish Dance Academy under the direction of Kathleen Ryan-Natter a former Riverdance principal dancer. And we are seeking 2 female singers to perform a very special duet from Kyrkostas’ musical “Generations”, “All Is Love”.

A reception will follow the program. For information and directions, please
call 718-428-5650. Donation


Come Fly With us to Buenos Aries

  Tango From April 8-16, 2016, The Anthropology/Armenian Museum invites our friends and membersto join us on this once in a lifetime trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the exceptional price of $2,495 per person double ($2,995 single). For that price, it includes Air, Hotels, Taxes, Breakfasts, Transfers, Tours, Some Meals and 50% cancellation insurance. Anthropologist Marge Kyrkostas will be our guide through-out the trip.

The tours include the Palermo Armenian section of the city where we will have dinner at the AGBU Salon, visit the Armenian Church. The Tango show includes a dinner. Other tours include a visit to the famous Delta and Casino Puerta Madero.

You want more! The last 2 days we will fly to Montivideo, Uruguay, and fly back to the Buenos Aires airport for our departure back to New York.
Please refer to the flyer on page 3. If you are really interested please call Marge, 718-428-5650, you will be informed about departure schedule and orientation meeting date. Reserve early so you don’t miss out. The group is limited to 15 persons.
Anatolia, Land of Armenians Until the
1915 Genocide Armenian
Marge Kyrkostas Margaret Tellalian-Kyrkostas, Executive Director of the
Anthropology Museum of the People of New York and the
Armenian Cultural Educational Resource Center Gallery at
Queens College gave a talk and a power point presentation on
the historical background of Armenia, and the events leading
up to the 1915 ArmenianGenocide. The event took place
at 7 pm in the Lapham Meeting Room at the Port Washington
Public Library on Tuesday, May, 12, 2015