Bookreading & jazz in Bay Area
Jazz & Gallery Ovissi is pleased to announce: A Bay Area reading
of A WORLD BETWEEN Poems, Short Stories, and Essays by Iranian-Americans
AND jazz music by Hafez Modirzadeh.
Saturday, June 5, 7-9 PM (doors open at 6 PM) at Gallery Ovissi, 1425
Park Ave. Emeryville, CA, Tel: (510) 601-6874
Please join us for a celebratory reading and acoustical music performance.
Bay Area contributing authors to this anthology of new Iranian-American
literature including Zara Houshamand, Persis Karim (editor), Maryam Ovissi,
Sanaz Nikaein, Katayoon Zandvakili and Shadi Ziaei will read from "A
With the release of his 3rd CD; By Any Mode Necessary on X DOT 25, Hafez
Modirzadeh completes the trilogy of Chromodal Jazz Sequence (I. Chromodal
Discourse 1992, People's Blues 1995, By Any Mode Necessary 1999), Hafez,
a well-known Bay Area jazz musician, will perform the sounds of contemporary
jazz with Iranian-based melodies and harmonies. He
will play the saxophone and the nay.
Refreshments provided. (free event)
Directions: from San Francisco...take Bay Bridge to 80 towards Sacramento,
take 1st exit, Powell St/Emeryville, turn right on Powell; 2nd light-turn
right on Hollis, 3rd light, turn right on Park Ave.
Books will be available for sale and signing as well as CDs by Hafez
1st/2nd floor- rotation exhibitions 3rd floor- Nasser Ovissi Recent
Hours: sat/sun 11 a.m - 5 p.m., mon-fri - by appointment