List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2007-07-19

    The Power of a Cliche: Representing Iranian Women

    Virginia Thursday - July 19, 2007     07:00 PM

    Salaam doostan-e aziz!

    As you may have seen in the Washington Post recently, IAAB's Camp Ayandeh was a great success! Thanks for your support that helped to make the camp possible, and to all of you who sent messages of support to the campers on our camp blog. Also in the Post recently was IAAB's TRANSFORM/NATION: Contemporary Art of Iran and its Diaspora, which has opened successfully in both Washington, DC and Tehran to critical acclaim. The openings of the two simultaneous exhibitions drew more than 500 people and the show has been covered widely in the Washington Post, Northern Virginia Magazine, and WETA. The exhibitions, held concurrently at the Ellipse Arts Center in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and the Nikzad Gallery in Tehran, will run through August 4th. Please see IAAB's website for information on supplemental events in both locations.

    In conjunction with the exhibition, IAAB is proud to present three multi-city events with Haleh Anvari, exhibiting writer/photographer from Iran. Information for these events is below -- we hope you will join us and look forward to seeing you in New York and Washington, D.C.!

    Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) is proud to present:

    The Power of a Cliche: Representing Iranian Women



    Please join us for three evenings of spoken word performances with Haleh Anvari, photographer/writer from Iran.
    The performances, in Washington, DC and New York City, are part of simultaneous art exhibitions this summer in Washington, DC and Tehran entitled TRANSFORM/NATION: Contemporary Art of Iran and its Diaspora (http://www.iranianalliances.org/art.htm).

    Haleh's performances will examine the ways in which Iranian women are represented both in the West and in Iran, focusing on the icon of the chador.



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    Performance Schedule

    * Thursday, July 19th (Arlington, VA)
    Ellipse Arts Center
    4350 N. Fairfax Drive
    Arlington, VA 22203
    Includes Panel Discussion with: Maymanah Farhat, Writer and specialist in modern Arab art; Haleh Anvari, exhibiting artist; and Afarin Rahmanifar, exhibiting artist. Moderator: Narges Bajoghli, IAAB Co-Founder.
    7:00-9:00 PM

    * Saturday, July 21st (New York City)
    Bowery Poetry Club
    308 Bowery
    New York, NY 10012
    *Co-sponsored by ArteEast
    4:30-6:00 PM
    **All events free and open to the public! Please direct any questions to: narges@iranianalliances.org


    Shabeh Jomeh

    Thursday - July 19, 2007     07:30 PM

    Event Shabeh Jomeh
    Date The 3rd THURSDAY of every month
    Time 7:30pm
    Location Visit the Shabeh Jomeh website for the location of the Shabeh Jomeh in your city.
    Website www.shabehjomeh.com
    Description Group of Iranian professionals gather on the 3rd Thursday of every month for drinks and conversation. No agenda other than to meet and greet.
    Attire Nice Casual.
    Vibe/Crowd Hip. Casual. Slightly upscale but not snobby. Diverse professionals. Late 20s to mid 30s. Friendly. Will introduce themselves. Don't be shy. You'll find good conversation.
    Cost Free to attend. Take care of your own food and drinks.
    Sponsor Shabeh Jomeh
    Affiliations None. The event is nonpolitical, non-religious. Just Iranian Professionals getting together.
    Tips Be on time. People do show up at 7:30-8:00pm.

    reading Masnavi e Manivi

    Vancouver Thursday - July 19, 2007     08:00 PM

    Dear Friends of Gol o Golshan classes,

    We will continue on reading Masnavi e Manivi on Thurdsay July 19th. at 8:00 pm.

    We will get together at:
    St. Catherine's Anglican Church
    1058 Ridgewood Drive , Edgemont Village , North Vancouver
    Please check www.gologolshan.com for more information.

    Feel free to distribute this email to your friends who may be interested.

    Sincerely,

    Gol o Golshan

    Persian Night @ ISIS London, Thursday 19th July 2007

    Europe - UK Thursday - July 19, 2007     10:00 PM

    For one night a week, Isis brings the magical essence of Persia to London's Mayfair district.



    Few others can match Isis' exclusivity, and this is your chance to experience one of the finest clubs in the city.



    Dress Code: Dress to impress, smart, sleek, sexy, stylish, looking good is a must for entry

    Music: Persian, R&B, Hip-Hop, Funky House

    Door Charge: £20 (strictly guestlist only)



    To be added to AHMED's guestlist, call 07852 325 953 by 3pm on the day and we'll do the rest.



    Table Bookings can be made on the same number, £350 min bottle spend (£500 in VIP) based on groups of 10 max, complementary entry with tables can be discussed, just give us a ring.



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    Girls its £10 entry before 11, £15 before 12 and £20 thereafter



    Guys £15 before 11, £20 thereafter

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    Guys, you'll need girls to get in, don't forget!



    For any group/birthday party enquires or any other questions, just message me or call 07852 325 953



    Time and Place

    Venue: Isis

    Start Time: Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 10:00pm

    End Time: Friday, July 20, 2007 at 6:00am

    Location: W1S 4NY

    Street: 50 Dover Street

    City/Town: London UK



    Nearest tube is Green Park, 1 min walk, the club is on the road opposite the Ritz Hotel.



    Map

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=50+Dover+Street%2C+London

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