12
Jun

Dr. Akbar Ghahary Elected Chairman of Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation

Dr. Akbar Ghahary Elected Chairman of Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation July 09, 2009 Dr. Akbar Ghahary, Ph.D., has been elected by Encyclopaedia Iranica’s Board of Trustees as the new Chairman of the foundation. Dr. Ghahary is a political activist, philanthropist and long-time advocate and supporter for promoting Persian culture and bringing awareness of Iran’s contribution to...
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12
Jun

LA Dedicates Intersection to Iranian American Philanthropist

LA Dedicates Intersection to Iranian American Philanthropist July 09, 2009 Source: Los Angeles Times June 25, 2009 – Leading members of the Iranian American community in Los Angeles gathered today at the corner of 7th Street and Broadway to celebrate the dedication of the first city intersection to be named after one of their own:...
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12
Jun

Iranian Americans in the Spotlight – Huffington Post

Iranian Americans in the Spotlight – Huffington Post June 21, 2009 By Angella Nazarian In 2008 a national public opinion survey found that two thirds of all Americans do not personally know an Iranian American. As a result, it suggested, the public’s overall impression of Iranian Americans is largely based on the reductive one-dimensional image...
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12
Jun

Introducing Yara Shahidi To The Persian Community Worldwide

Introducing Yara Shahidi To The Persian Community Worldwide June 12, 2009 Source: Bflybuzz.com Los Angeles, CA —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...
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12
Jun

Documentary About Hayedeh to Premiere at Noor Film Festival

Documentary About Hayedeh to Premiere at Noor Film Festival April 24, 2009 “HAYEDEH, Legendary Persian Diva” will have its US premiere at the Noor Film Festival in Los Angeles on May 1st. Made by 28-year old pianist and journalist Pejman Akbarzadeh, based in the Netherlands, the 100-min. documentary is in Persian with English subtitles. Click...
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12
Jun

An American Hero in Iran

An American Hero in Iran April 17, 2009 One hundred years ago, Howard Baskerville left Princeton and fought for liberty in Persia. On a windswept plateau near the foothills of the Sahand Mountains in northern Iran stands the grave of a hero. Set in a small walled courtyard amid apricot and almond trees, the grave...
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12
Jun

PARSA Foundation Urges You to Make This Earth Day a Day of Service

PARSA Foundation Urges You to Make This Earth Day a Day of Service April 16, 2009 Join the PARSA Foundation in making this Earth Day a “Day of Service” This year, PARSA Community Foundation invites you to join in collective action to restore our environment. Make Earth Day a “day of service” by giving back...
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12
Jun

IAAB Successfully Concludes the Fourth International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora

IAAB Successfully Concludes the Fourth International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora April 16, 2009   Contact: Sherry Hakimi, Public Relations Iranian Alliances Across Borders public_relations@iranianalliances.org www.iranianalliances.org     Iranian Alliances Across Borders’ Fourth International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora IAAB Successfully Concludes the Fourth International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora   Iranian Alliances Across Borders...
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