The Legend of Theremin Virtuoso Armen Ra Unfolds in New Documentary

About 15 minutes or so into the documentary that tells the compelling story of Armen Hovanesian, the Iranian born musician who is of Armenian descent, known globally as Armen Ra, an audible gasp was heard in the theater during its premiere on Friday night, November 13th.

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The Arrogance Got Eaten Up By The Music

“I started out with arrogance, and the arrogance got eaten up by the music.”

So the thereminist Armen Ra describes his artistic evolution, in an interview a week before a documentary on his life and art, “When My Sorrow Died: The Legend Of Armen Ra & the Theremin” opens for a week’s engagement in New York City, November 13-19, at downtown’s Cinema Village.

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Former Club Kids Celebrate Former Drag High Priestess’ Doc

What happens to club kids when they grow up, assuming they’ve been able to stay alive and/or out of jail?

Anyone looking for an answer could’ve found an encouraging one downtown Friday night.

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