List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2007-11-17

    Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz, "Iranian Literature as World Literature"

    Bay Area - San Francisco Saturday - November 17, 2007     12:30 PM

    The Translation Project presents Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz, author of Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran, presenting on a panel, "Iranian literature as world literature", with poet and translator of classical Persian poetry, Richard Jeffrey Newman, and Martin Riker, editor at Dalkey Archive Press. They will discuss how literature becomes "world literature" and what role editors, scholars, educators, translators and publishers play in that endeavor.

    Saturday November 17th, 12:30 PM, at the Iranian Literary Arts Festival at Theater Artaud, 450 Florida st., San Francisco. FREE. For information on other panels and talk by Moniru Ravanipur, and ICARUS/RISE, see www.thetranslationproject.org

    Moniru Ravanipur-"Why is Iranian literature not World literature (yet)?"

    Bay Area - San Francisco Saturday - November 17, 2007     02:00 PM

    The Translation Project presents Moniru Ravanipur on November 17th at 2 PM in a keynote talk at the Iranian Literary Arts Festival: "Why is Iranian literature not World literature (yet)?" FREE.

    Iranian Literary Arts Festival: November 13-17, at Theater Artaud, 450 Florida st., San Francisco. Festival Registration tickets available at City Box office: 415/392-4400. For More information, visit www.thetranslationproject.org

    Iranian Literary Arts Festival (ILAF)

    Bay Area - San Francisco Saturday - November 17, 2007     06:00 PM

    Nov. 13th through Nov. 17th

    THEATER ARTAUD.

    450 Florida St. SF.



    The Iranian Literary Arts Festival is

    5 DAYS OF IRANIAN FILM, MUSIC, DANCE, ART,THEATRE & POETRY, all built around ICARUS/RISE, a theatrical piece by Niloufar Talebi.



    Tues & Wed. nov. 13th & 14th 6PM to 10:30PM

    Iranian Film Screenings & Art Exhibit -Free admission



    Thurs, Fri & Nov. 15 & 16, 7PM to 11:30PM

    ICARUS/RISE performance, Art exhibit and post show party. $50, students $35



    SAT. NOV 17th - 6PM-11:30PM

    ICARUS/RISE performance followed by

    GALA NIGHT DINNER & LIVE MUSIC by Kaweh. $185



    SAT. NOV 17th 11AM to 4PM

    Panles discussions & Keynote Speaker, MONIRU RAVANIPOUR

    Iranian Bookstore. Free Admission with tickets to any performance.



    This event is produced by the Translation Project, in partnership with Beyond Persia, and hosted by Mayor Gavin Newsom, Ross Mirkarimi, Bita Daryabari, Nooshin Hashemi, & Michael Tilson Thomas.



    Gala Celebration, KAWEH and Band!

    Bay Area - San Francisco Saturday - November 17, 2007     06:00 PM

    Hosted by Mayor Gavin Newsom, Supervisor Mirkarimi, Michael Tilson Thomas, Bita Daryabari and Noosheen Hashemi. One night of theater (ICARUS/RISE), art auction, dinner and the live music of KAWEH and Band! Final evening of Iranian Literary Arts Festival (ILAF). Saturday November 17th, 6 PM. Theater Artaud, 450 Florida st., San Francisco. Tickets are $185 and available at City Box Office, 415/392-4400. for more information visit www.thetranslationproject.org

    Dr. Soroush Lecture on Rumi in Oakland

    Bay Area - East Bay Saturday - November 17, 2007     06:30 PM

    ICCNC is happy to announce a special program:



    "Mawlana va Ghiaymate Eshgh"

    Lecture by Dr. Abdolkarim Soroush at ICCNC



    Saturday November 17, 2007 at 6:30PM (Persian Program)



    Program: Tradition Persian Music and Poetry Reading, Dr. Abdulkarim Soroush Lecture in Farsi "Rumi and Ghiyamat Asheghaneh" Question and Answer, and Dinner.



    Ticket: $10 without dinner, $17 with dinner (students $5 and $12).



    Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California

    1433 Madison Street

    Oakland, California 94612

    info@iccnc.org

    http://iccnc.org

    alisheik@iccnc.org>

    DAM + The Poetry of Peace Benefit, Nov. 17, 2007

    Los Angeles Saturday - November 17, 2007     07:00 PM


    Forget About Politicians. People need to expect only peace. It has to come. We all live on one earth. Its OUR earth.


    Don�t miss this unique event that will bring unity among various cultures & religions to send the message of PEACE through music, with the support of some of the most accomplished artists like Shaun Toub, Shiva Rose, Raya Meddine, while hosted by talented Marc Maron! Buy your tickets today�this event will be SOLD OUT!



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    Via www.levantinecenter.org/pages/poetry_of_peace.html

    info 310.657.5511
    ...an amazing night of great music, inspired lyrics (in Arabic, Persian, Hebrew & English),
    passionate performances and Middle East artists for peace in a gala benefit for Levantine Cultural Center...

    A Sufi Celebration: The Hidden Angles of Life

    Bay Area - East Bay Saturday - November 17, 2007     07:00 PM

    Please join us as we celebrate our love and devotion to the Beloved with enchanting music, heart-warming poetry, uplifting meditation, as well as presentations on Sufism and much more...

    http://sufiassociation.org/sufiCelebration/berkeley.htm
    webmaster@sufiassociation.org>

    ONE NIGHT STAND up with ESLAM

    New York Saturday - November 17, 2007     08:00 PM

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