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“Culture of Iran” Book Series: Massoume Price Releases Four New Books

Massoume Price adds four new books to her Culture of Iran book series: Medieval Iran, Modern Iran (which cover Iranian history and art by using hundreds of images from objects in major museums in Iran and around the globe

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Spring Equinox: Persian New Year, Norooz 1391 (2012)

There’s no rooz like Norooz! Norooz (Persian: New day) 1391 is here. Is your haft seen set? Do you have on some new clothes? Are you getting ready to meet up with your family, eat some food–probably sabzi polo and mahi (rice with greens/herbs and fish)–have a good time, laugh it out with your kin, […]

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First-Ever Middle Eastern Comedy Festival

In an effort to “use comedy to change stereotypes in film and television,” the first-ever Middle Eastern Comedy Festival is set to kickoff on September 22nd, 2009 in Los Angeles.  The group of stand-up comedians, actors, writers, and directors consists of: Persian, Israeli, Arab, and Armenian talent.

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Middle East Mystique: Cruising the Persian Gulf and Visiting Persepolis

CrystalCruises wants to take you on a “journey into the heart of ancient lands, where the Persian, Greek, Egyptian, Roman and Ottoman empires once ruled the world, and monuments to their great legacies still stand,” via their cruise, World Voyage IV: Middle East Mystique.

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Today We Are All Iranian Campaign

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=un6sVomPVg4] Check out this video made for the “Today We Are All Iranian Campaign” in solidarity and support of the people in Iran.

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Poll: American Idol Runner-up Adam Lambert the Next Freddy (Farrokh) Mercury

Born Farrokh Bulsara on September 5th, 1946  in Zanzibar, Queen front-man and musical-legend: Freddy Mercury is of Persian (Parsi) origin and practiced Zoroastrianism growing up. Parsis are known to “descend from a group of Iranian Zoroastrians who emigrated to Western India over 1,000 years ago.”

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