An Evening of Persian Folk and Popular Music

An Evening of Persian Folk and Popular Music in Celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year WHAT:   Monika Jalili – Twentieth Century Persian Folk and Popular Music Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, with singer Monika Jalili and her ensemble.  Also featured at this event will be a conversation with Crossing Borders exhibiting artist Nazanin Hedayat Munroe. A twentieth-century Persian folk […]

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Tehran Noir | Tel Aviv Noir

Tehran Noir | Tel Aviv Noir Event time: Wed. Nov 5, 2014 at 7:00pm EST Tickets for this event: Address: 42nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY 10018 Each installment of Akashic Books’ award-winning Noir series features a collection of short stories set in a distinct neighborhood or city. Tehran Noir and Tel Aviv Noir are the latest books […]

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Ramin Jahanbegloo in New York City

Distinguished scholar and philosopher Ramin Jahanbegloo will be in New York on Friday, October 10 (6-8 pm) to read from Time Will Say Nothing, a memoir of his incarceration and solitary confinement in Iran’s Evin prison. The event is hosted by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU. For more information go here:

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