Iranian Americans in the 2010 California Primary Elections; Manssourian wins while Ameli is set for runoff in November

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Iranian Americans in the 2010 California Primary Elections

Manssourian wins while Ameli is set for runoff in November

June 9, 2010, Los Angeles, C.A. – Four Iranian Americans were running for elected office in the June 8th California Primary elections.  All four candidates were running for county offices:  Andre Manssourian and Mark Ameli for Superior Court Judge, Elle Falahat for Contra Costa District Attorney, and Siavash Gharib for Los Angeles County Assessor. Of the four candidates, Andre Manssourian was successful in his bid for Superior Court Judge of Orange County while Falahat and Gharib fell short in their bids for elective office. Winning over 93,000 votes, Ameli is set for a November runoff election for the position of Superior Court Judge of Los Angeles County.

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A Must-See in Seattle: Khosrow Sinai’s The Lost Requiem, Polish Home, June 16, 7:30pm

By Eva Orlowska, Seattle Polish community member

Dear PAAIA members,
My name is Eva Orlowska. I am a member of the Polish community in Seattle. I would like to  invite  your members in Seattle to view The Lost Requiem, a beautiful documentary by an internationally renowned Iranian director, Khosrow Sinai.  This moving film tells the story of the Polish escape from Soviet labor camps to Iran in 1942 and about the lives of Polish refugees among the Iranian people. For his contribution to preserving this untold history, Mr. Sinai has been awarded the prestigious Knights Cross of the Order of Merit of the Polish Republic by President Lech Kaczynski.

June 16, 7:30 pm: Movie The Lost Requiem at the Polish Home in Seattle

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Reminder: Namjoo in A Minor

Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo will perform live in Los Angeles at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 20, 2010 accompanied by Virtuoso Pianist Tara Kamangar along with a full band ensemble.

PAAIA Members! Get your 10% discount on ticket purchase through June 13.

Go to: Ticketmaster
or Call 800-982-2787
Discount Code:  bpvip432

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