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چنان عاشقم / I'm So in Love by Simin Behbahani - March 2011



 

"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…

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Added by Farhang Foundation on March 21, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Documentary on Iranian artists, Pearls on the Ocean Floor, screens at LACMA

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 — No Comments

Let's help save Iranian Studies classes at California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

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 — No Comments

Farhang Foundation Co-Sponsors ‘Document: Iranian-Americans in Los Angeles’ from June 6th to August 22nd

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

Added by Farhang Foundation on June 15, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Meet Farhang: A Night of Poetry & Nostalgia

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

Added by Farhang Foundation on June 15, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

UCLA’s ‘Shahnameh’ Conference co-sponsored by Farhang Foundation

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 — No Comments

Auctioning Ancient Iranian Artifacts: Implications for US Cultural Policy

Auctioning Ancient Iranian Artifacts: Implications for US Cultural Policy

Touraj Daryaee

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 — No Comments

Special Report of the Persepolis Fortification Archive Project 2009

By: A.J. Cave

10/21/09



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.



Matthew Stolper, Head of Persepolis… Continue

Added by Farhang Foundation on October 23, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Farhang Foundation Congratulates Shirin Neshat

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 — No Comments

Women Without Men: Iran and Its People in Transition

Women Without Men: Iran and Its People in Transition

By Angella Nazarian

Posted: June 18, 2009 02:03 AM

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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 — 1 Comment

Meet Yara Shahidi

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 — No Comments

Farhang Foundation fundraising in support of the Persepolis Tablet Project of Professor Matthew Stolper at the University of Chicago

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 — No Comments

Farhang Foundations sponsors the Iranian-American Writers in Dialogue Seminar

By: Dr. Nahid Pirnazar

Photo: Banafsheh P.Abadi

4/30/09



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

Added by Farhang Foundation on April 30, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

SoCiArts Productions proudly presents "feminine", Apr 10-17, 2009

proudly presents

feminine April 10, 8 ~ 11 p.m. opening reception rsvp@sociarts.com required

April 11 & 12, 11 ~ 3 p.m. Apr 13~17 by appointment only

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Added by Farhang Foundation on April 7, 2009 at 9:20am — No Comments

"Tehran Has No More Pomegranates" DVD Now Available Exclusively on SoCiArts.com

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*.



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Added by Farhang Foundation on April 1, 2009 at 11:38am — No Comments

Nowruz with Farhang Foundation at LACMA; a festival of renewal and unity

By: Bita Milanian

Photo: Banafsheh P.Abadi

3/20/2009


Updated 3/23/09



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.…

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Added by Farhang Foundation on March 23, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

WINNER: Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival 2009

Click here to view all of the films.



FIRST PRIZE WINNER



Title: هفتان - Haftaan "The Sevens"

Name: Ali Attar

Location: Iran

HONORABLE MENTIONS



Title: Az Farsh ta Arsh - از فرش تا عرش

Name: Hamideh Razami

Location: Iran



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Added by Farhang Foundation on March 19, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Pragmatism e Eshghi

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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 — No Comments

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