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Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
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Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre

Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Musician Jacob Armen plays on an enormous drum set with the Homenetmen Ararat Chapter Choir and the Glendale College Concert Singers at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
The Zvartnots Dance Ensemble pose at the end of their performance in the shape of Mount Ararat at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Master Sgt. Al Johnson, Junior ROTC instructor at Crescenta Valley High School, fist bumps one of the Junior ROTC flag bearers at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
The Glendale High School A Cappella Choir sings the National Anthems of the United States and Armenia at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian tells two narratives, including one from his fathers autobiography, at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Glendale Councilmember Zareh Sinanyan speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Musician Jacob Armen plays a massive drum set solo with his band at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Jacob Armen guitarist Ernesto Homeyer plays a solo at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
The Homenetmen Ararat Chapter Choir and the Glendale College Concert Singers, conducted by Dr. Peter Green, perform with Jacob Armen at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Glendale Councilmember Vartan Gharpetian bows to Glendale Community College Superintendent/President David Viar during a social moment before the start of the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
The Glendale High School A Cappella Choir sings the National Anthems of the United States and Armenia at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
A dance performance by Zvartnots Dance Ensemble at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Glendale Councilmember Zareh Sinanyan speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Members of Glendale City Council, California State Senate, U.S. Congress, and clergy all socialize in front of the stage before the start of the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
The Homenetmen Ararat Chapter Choir and the Glendale College Concert Singers, conducted by Dr. Peter Green, perform at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
California State Senator Anthony Portantino speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
California State Senator Anthony Portantino speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
California State Senator Anthony Portantino speaks at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Performer Jacob Armen takes a moment before his performance to speak at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: 18th annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration at Alex Theatre
Performer Jacob Armen performs on a santoor at the City of Glendale’s 18th annual Armenian Genocide commemorative event at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Marking 104 years from the start of the Armenian Genocide, U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and Ambassador Armen Baibourtian of the Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles spoke.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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