The Iranian

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December 1997

* Class act -- Ebi in concert. Written and photographed by J. Javid (Dec 30)
* Ho ho no more -- Kissing Christmas good-bye. By Hamid Taghavi (Dec 22)
* Christ and the Persian magi -- Marco Polo on Persia's "Christian" fire worshippers (Dec 22)
* Welcome back -- Farhad's first concert tour since 1979 brought him to San Francisco. Written and photographed by J. Javid (Dec 15)
* The Gun and the Gaze -- "The history of Shirin Neshat's bodily portrayals of this 'Islamic woman' is the unwritten chronicle of a mute and concealed femininity. Her photographs show and tell what has been forbidden to show and tell." (Dec 8)
* We were here -- As we sat in a cafe in Berkeley, listening to The Match on the radio, we rose from the depths of despair to the heights of ecstasy. By J. Javid (Dec 1)

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November 1997

* Harmony -- Elegance and spirituality in perfect balance in the old homes of Isfahan. Photos by N. Kasraian (Nov 24)
* Taraneh -- Another (brilliant) Bay Area artist (Nov 17)
* Ovissi -- A glimpse at the remarkable success of contemporary artist Nasser Ovissi (Nov 10)
* Bridge to victory -- Importance of Iran as a supply route in World War II. By Robert D. Burgener (Nov 3)

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October 1997

* The Bird & The Whale -- She and he finally meet in a far-away land... By J. Javid (Oct 27)
* Gentle Storm -- What's brewing inside the calm artist, Yari Ostovany (Oct 20)
* In Black & White -- The -- almost -- hypnotic photographs of Morad Boroomand (Oct 10)
* Dinner in Paris -- Remembering Paris, other than the buildings and cafes. By Iran Javid Fulton (Oct 3)

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September 1997

* Three thousand butterflies -- You want art? Seyed Alavi will give you art. (Sept 26)
* Hard feelings -- Avideh Zahedi's ceramic statuettes are explosions of emotion. (Sept 22)
* Room with an inner view -- Seeing Shahab La'al's paintings brought excitement and relief . (Sept 18)
* In spite of -- Ben Bagheri's photos from a recent visit to Iran. (Sept 16)
* Absence -- Home is still the now-vague-image of Iran. By Laleh Khalil (Sept 11)
* Persepolis: Up close and Personal -- Photographs by Afshin Bakhtiar. (Sept 3)
* Shiraz -- Taking my daughter to my second home, and Persepolis. By J. Javid (Sept 1)

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