"I'm So in Love"
I'm so in love, so in love! that I cannot see myself
I ask this mirror where my Simin has gone
Where have her eyes, revealing and raven-lashed, since gone
Her eyes that read me books by pillowside.
Her lips that tell your lips,
'Take from me whatever you want from me, for I am sweet and… Continue
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Last Thursday, July 22, Farhang Foundation and The Art of the Middle East Council organized a special screening of Robert Adanto’s much anticipated new documentary, Pearls on the Ocean Floor
, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
In conjunction with the museum’s installation, Yek, Do, Se: Three Contemporary Iranian Artists, which features the works of Samira Alikhanzadeh, Yassaman Ameri, and Bahman Jalali,… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on July 28, 2010 at 2:00pm —
With your help and support, let’s stop the cancellation of Persian classes at the California State University, Northridge (CSUN).
Founded in 1958, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a vibrant, diverse university community, located on 356-acres in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. CSUN, which is among the nation’s largest single-campus… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on June 23, 2010 at 9:00am —
On Sunday, June 6, 2010, Los Angelenos from all backgrounds were invited to the opening symposium and gallery tour of the new photographic exhibition entitled Document: Iranian-Americans in Los Angeles
at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.
Opening day events began with scholarly panels and discussions with the artists, followed by a gallery tour of the actual exhibition… Continue
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Photo by: Vafa Khatami
On Saturday, June 5, 2010, high atop Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton’s Stardust Room, Farhang Foundation hosted Meet Farhang: A Night of Poetry & Nostalgia
. It was a warm, classy, and friendly evening as guests gathered in an intimate, lounge-like setting to enjoy wine and food, while celebrating the beauty of Persian… Continue
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On Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26, the sun shone bright on UCLA’s vast and lush campus in Westwood as a group of scholars, experts, and otherwise, all gathered at the Faculty Center’s California Room for one purpose: the Shahnameh
, Iran’s national epic, composed in the late 10th and early 11th centuries CE by Abolqasem Ferdowsi.
The two-day conference, which included lectures by scholars from the US, Europe and Iran, was made… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on June 7, 2010 at 10:00pm —
Auctioning Ancient Iranian Artifacts: Implications for US Cultural Policy
Associate Director, Center for Persian Studies at the University of California, Irvine
Posted: December 3, 2009 02:35 PM
A bombing in Jerusalem. A troubled foreign country tried in absentia in U.S. courts. Priceless… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on December 8, 2009 at 8:30pm —
By: A.J. Cave
PFAP ’09 Event
Sunday, October 11th, 2009
Four Seasons Hotel
Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto, CA, USA
Friends of Persepolis Fortification Archive Project (PFAP) extend heartfelt thanks to the 100 guests and all who helped make the PFAP ’09 Event not just a wonderfully informative experience, but one which raised both awareness and contributions for this important cause.
, Head of Persepolis… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on October 23, 2009 at 11:30am —
Farhang Foundation congratulates the internationally renowned artist Shirin Neshat for her latest major achievement and winning the Silver Lion for best director for her directorial debut of Zanan Bedoone Mardan (Women Without Men), at the Sixty-sixth Venice Film Festival.
Farhang Foundation is proud to have had the opportunity and honor to pre-screen this highly acclaimed and praised film, on June 15, 2009 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theater, viewed by… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on September 21, 2009 at 8:30pm —
Women Without Men: Iran and Its People in Transition
By Angella Nazarian
Posted: June 18, 2009 02:03 AM
It was 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 15th and my interview with Shirin Neshat, one of the most significant contemporary artists working today, took on a surreal and symbolic note… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on June 18, 2009 at 9:30pm —
9-year old Yara Shahidi
will make her theatrical debut June 12, 2009, starring opposite Eddie Murphy, in Paramount Picture’s “Imagine THAT
”. Her talent can be seen in her portrayal as Murphy’s daughter, the full-spirited character ‘Olivia.’ Olivia takes her father, an overworked businessman, on a journey through her imaginary world and shows him valuable lessons along the way. Yara was born and raised for the first four years of her… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on June 7, 2009 at 5:50pm —
On May 16, 2009, a private gathering hosted by members of the Farhang Foundation’s board of trustees, was attended by a number of enthusiasts in history and culture of ancient Iran, to raise funds to support Prof. Stolper’s efforts to preserve the contents the Persepolis Tablets.
Dr. Matthew Stolper, professor of Oriental Studies at the University of Chicago attended this gathering in Los… Continue
Added by Farhang Foundation on May 28, 2009 at 2:02pm —
By: Dr. Nahid Pirnazar
Photo: Banafsheh P.Abadi
On Saturday, April 18, 2009, Farhang Foundation sponsored the Iranian-American Writers in Dialogue, a one-day seminar at UCLA, organized by Gustave E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies, in conjunction with University of California at Irvine and the Association of Iranian- American Writers.
from left to right:… Continue
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April 10, 8 ~ 11 p.m. opening reception firstname.lastname@example.org required
April 11 & 12, 11 ~ 3 p.m. Apr 13~17 by appointment only
to read more.…
Added by Farhang Foundation on April 7, 2009 at 9:20am —
SoCiArts Marketplace is thrilled to bring you the highly anticipated DVD of the multi-award winning documentary film:
TEHRAN HAS NO MORE POMEGRANATES
For a LIMITED TIME, the DVD is exclusively available on SoCiArts Marketplace at the special price of $20, including shipping*
Click here… Continue
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Added by Farhang Foundation on March 25, 2009 at 8:56pm —
By: Bita Milanian
Photo: Banafsheh P.Abadi
Farhang Foundation, together with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), presented a two-day celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, in anticipation of this joyous holiday, beginning on the first day of spring, embodying a wealth of ancient customs and the only one that is not confined to the traditions of only one religious group.…
Added by Farhang Foundation on March 23, 2009 at 2:00pm —
to view all of the films.
FIRST PRIZE WINNER
هفتان - Haftaan "The Sevens"
Az Farsh ta Arsh - از فرش تا عرش
Added by Farhang Foundation on March 19, 2009 at 1:00pm —
Check out www.kiosk-music.com to listen to the new single from KIOSK and download it for FREE.
Also, don't miss out their U.S. and Canada Tour, starting 10/25 in Toronto, followed by 11/14 San Francisco, 11/16 in LA and more....
Added by Farhang Foundation on October 19, 2008 at 5:29pm —