Stories about Armenia from October, 2005
Onnik Krikorian has photos from this weekend's protest against the destruction of Yerevan's parks.
Oneworld Multimedia reports on corruption and construction in Yerevan.
Martuni or Bust!!! reports on a civil exchange regarding “cracking” on the metro.
Notes from Hairenik reports on pollarding and other forms of tree abuse in Armenia.
Watts up in Armenia reports that there is very little public interest in voting in Armenia's local elections.
Voch Me Ban comments on Vanadzor's lack of trees, phony municipal elections, and the disconnect between the Armenian diaspora and the people of Armenia.
Blogrel discusses political turmoil across the South Caucasus.
Notes From Hareinik has a dispatch from the Armenian rock scene with a report on Eveapple.
Oneworld Multimedia reports that local observers have given last weekend's local elections low marks.
Oneworld Multimedia discusses the development of civil society in Armenia and the role being played or not, as the case may be, by NGOs.
Blogrel comments on young women's fashion in Armenia. Is there a correlation between skirt length and economic success?
Oneworld Multimedia reports on the possibility of a Caucasus Woodstock to be staged in Georgia near its borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan including bands from all three countries.
Oneworld Multimedia reports on the use of pop music as an instrument of politics in Armenia.
After discovering that his roof is asbestos, Ara of Martuni or Bust!!! reports on the prevalence of asbestos in Armenian homes and the costs of replacing it.
Martuni or Bust!!! reports on Armenia's role as a transit point for the sex trade.
Life in Armenia and Blogrel review the Yerevan discotheque scene.
Oneworld Multimedia reports on Bambir's rehearsal for this weekend's John Lennon Birtday Bash at Yerevan's Stop Club.
Martuni or Bust!!! has a most-wanted list. #001 on the list is Alexander Sargsyan, the brother of Armenia's defense minister.
An American Dramaturg reports on efforts to reestablish ties between performing arts communities in the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Blogrel rounds up the week in pop culture touching on the welcome arrival of meaningless, entertaining television shows and pop music acts.
Oneworld Multimedia reports that Bambir's latest concert in Yerevan was excellent, and that despite their popularity with locals and foreigners alike, the band has yet to become popular with Diasporan Armenians.