Check out this TED Talk about Armenian music in Detroit

This week, one of the most interesting TED Talks ever was posted to YouTube: filmmaker, kanun player and Kresge fellow and Knight Arts challenge grant winner Ara Topouzian discussing the history of Armenian music in Detroit. Check it out when you get a second — it's succinct, intersperse regularly with lovely live music, and I guarantee you will learn something about the history of Armenians in our are.





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Mike McGonigal

Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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