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Big Turnout for Opening of Sacramento “Century of Rebirth” Art Show

The opening reception for an art show commemorating the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey drew an overflow crowd of about 200 art lovers to Coffee Works in Sacramento on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The art show featured the works of two local Armenian-American artists: Paintings by Dr. Jenny Apekian, a local dentist, […]

Century of Rebirth: Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide – Art Show and Reception

April 11, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 pm Coffee Works 3418 Folsom Blvd Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 452-1086 The Century of Rebirth art show is being sponsored and produced in Sacramento, California, in remembrance of the victims of the Armenian Genocide which is observed as officially commencing in Istanbul, Turkey on April 24, 1915. This centennial […]

Uganda AA “Bugisu”

The Pearl of Africa Is it possible to overstate the importance of the East Africa Rift System to coffee-lovers? On that distant ridge of tropical peaks and highlands, zig-zagging from Sinai to Zimbabwe, the coffee plant made its botanical debut. There, at the edge of the continent, the best of it still thrives. East of […]

Myanmar Natural “Golden Triangle”

The British introduced coffee trees to Burma (now Myanmar) circa 1900. There was a flirt with development in the fifties and sixties, but regional and internal political and economic turmoil left the Myanmar coffee plantations in the stone age of world production. Not good maybe for the central bankers of Myanmar, but oh so perfect […]

Colombia “San Agustin”

Coffee has been king in Colombia more than a century. Colombia is the world’s largest producer of “mild” arabica coffee, and, next to Brazil, the second largest producer of all coffee. In 1998 it made $565 million as America’s No. 1 supplier. Call it codependency. The smiling trademarked face of the fictitious Juan Valdez is […]