Dec 18-22, 2000 / Azar 28-Dey 2, 1379
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* Wanted: Googoosh fans for TV interview
* Art: Iranian art show in Toronto
Yalda in Colorado
New Year party in DC
* Event: Payvand and Shapi Khorsandi's comedy hour
* Art: Manzanar project, Tokyo
* Event: Largest Zoroastrian world gathering
* Event: Shab-e Yalda in Bay Area
* Music: Googoosh "special concert"
* Community: Helping refugees in the Washington area
* Seminar: Trading with Iran, Long Beach
* Community: IIC member? Important notice
* Politics: Write a letter to Khatami
* Business: Work for consulting firm in Iran
* History: Mossadegh conference, Chicago
* Email: Iranian chemists mailing
* Community: Get involved: Iranian-Americans in New York
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* Wanted: Googoosh fans for TV interview
Channel 4 News in Britain is making a short film about the Iranian pop
star Googoosh and her London concert at Wembley Arena on Jan 6th 2001.
The film-makers are interested in interviewing a small number of her
most devoted fans who have special memories of Googoosh and her music.
We are particularly interested to hear from UK-based Iranians >>> DETAILS
* Iranian art show in Toronto
A multidisciplinary exhibition in Tornoto (January 13 - February 17,
2001) , Trans/Planting brings together nine Iranian artists whose works
engage the problematics of nationality, history, gender and sexuality through
diverse practices ranging from photography and painting to installation
and digital media >>>
* Yalda in Colorado
Colorado Persian Society will hold its 5th Solstice party, Shab e Yalda,
on Friday December 22 at 7pm.
Location: Holiday Inn, corner of Bellview and Quebec, Denver Tech. Center.
"International" will perform live Middle Eastern music for dancing.
Fruits and Ajil will be served. Drinks will be available at the bar.
Proceeds will go to the establishment of Colorado's first Iran House,
a large space leased to us free of charge by Mrs. Tehrani. Iran House,
or Pouneh Sara as we will be calling it is named after Mrs. Tehrani's daughter
who died in a tragic accident >>>
* New Year part in DC
Celebrate the NEW YEAR with us! The Iranian-American Cultural Association
invites you to celebrate the New Year! Join us for the festivities. PLACE
& ADDRESS: Embassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22nd Street, N.W., Washington,
D.C. Across the street from Blakie's restaurant and the Marriott Hotel.
Central Parking System available on 22nd Street with special rate for our
guests. Accessible on the Blue and Orange Metro Lines on Foggy Bottom station,
walking through Washington Circle and North on 22nd Street. 202-223-0378
* Manzanar project, Tokyo
Beyond Manzanar is a virtual reality art installation by Zara Houshmand
and Tamiko Thiel, showing December 12-25, 2000 at the Metropolitan
Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan. >>>
* Payvand and Shapi Khorsandi's comedy hour
"How to be Iranian" -- Payvand and Shapi Khorsandi's stand-up
comedy show -- is back for one week only! At Camden People's Theatre in
London. 12-17 December, , 8PM, with freshly grown organic gags >>> DETAILS
* Largest Zoroastrian world gathering
(Houston, TX -- December 1, 2000) This coming New Year season, Houston
will host the Zoroastrian religion's largest world gathering: The Seventh
World Zoroastrian Congress, from December 28, 2000 to January 1, 2001.
Over 2,000 scholars, artists, athletes, and participants from the U.S.
and around the world will convene at Houston's JW Marriott hotel.
* Shab-e Yalda in Bay Area
No year is complete without a cultural gathering on the longest night
of the year! Poetry and Dance, Ajeel, Anar, va Avaz Ingredients for: "Shaabeh
Yalda" Wednesday, December 20th at 7:00 pm at the Cubberly Community
Center 4000 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto.For tickets or more info, please
* Googoosh "special concert"
On December 25, 2000 Googoosh will perform her last concert in the United
States. This concert will be totally different from all other concerts
and will be presented as a SPECIAL concert. For the first time Googoosh
will autograph CDs, Cassettes and T-shirts from 3 pm to 5 pm at the main
entrance of MGM Grand Arena where she will perform her last concert at
8 pm on the same day >>>
* Helping refugees in the Washington area
When I took on heading the project of supporting the Iranian refugees
in the Washington area, it was because no one else volunteered. The next
day it hit me how perfect our decision was to support this group as an
immediate project. I talked with Paul Johnson, a very active volunteer
and Sonia LaFountain, volunteer coordinator/ resource developer with IRC
(International Rescue Committee which was founded by Albert Einstein in
1933). These are the immediate needs >>>
* Trading with Iran, Long Beach
The Iranian Trade Association & the World Trade Center Association
Los Angeles-Long Beach Present "Trading With Iran: A New Beginning"
January 10, 2001 8:30 10:30 a.m. Long Beach, CA World Trade Center
Long Beach Conference Theatre, One World Trade Center Long Beach, CA 90831
Tel 1+ 562-495-7070 Fax 1+ 562-495-7071 $35 for WTCA or ITA members &
$50 for non-members. For more details contact ITA at 858-554-1220 or visit
us on line at www.IranianTrade.org
* IIC member? Important notice
Are you a member of IIC? If so, we have a very important message for
you: Our mail server has crashed and IIC's entire email list has vanished.
Please re-initiate your membership using the Join function at ww.iic.org, or by emailing email@example.com.
PLEASE notify all your IIC friends to do the same. Please accept our apologies
for the inconvenience.
* Write a letter to Khatami
Lawyer and freelance writer Anthony Dennis is serving as editor of a
collection of letters to President Mohammad Khatami to be published in
2001 by Wyndham Hall Press. You are invited to submit their own letters
to Pres. Khatami for consideration >>>
* Work for consulting firm in Iran
Atieh Bahar Consulting, Iran's leading strategic consulting firm is
looking for a few young, dynamic persons to join its growing team. Three
positions are currently open in the firm: 2 consultants and 1 executive
secretary. The consultant positions require the following qualifications
* Mossadegh conference, Chicago
Seminar in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Dr. Mossadegh's
Government in May 2001 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
For this reason, a bilingual (Persian and English) seminar will be held
in May 2001 in Chicago, Illinois. A number of experts on Iran and Dr. Mossadegh's
era will present their views in this seminar >>>
* Iranian chemists mailing list
Take a few minuets and subscribe to the Iranian Chemists mailing list.
Send a message with nothing in the subject line to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Then any note sent to <email@example.com>
will automatically be sent to all those on the list. This is the efforts
of our very own Dr. M. Ahmadian of the Iranian Chemists' Association of
the ACS who is reviving our communication platform.
* 2nd Iranian forum, Washington DC
You are kindly invited to take part in the second Iranian American community
forum aimed at finding tangible ways that we, Iranian Americans in DC,
can contribute to development in Iran. The meeting will take place on THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 30 AT 6:30 PM. Location: The 2nd floor meeting room at Tenley/Friendship
Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. (202-282-3090) >>>
* Get involved: Iranian-Americans in New York
This is an open invitation to Iranians (anyone, really) who lives in
the Nork York City area who would be interested in working on a creative
collaborative project focusing on some cultural aspects of the Iranian-American
The goal of this project is to write, act out, and film/record facets
of the Iranian experience in the US. If you are smart, funny, creative,
uninhibited, and willing to get together At Least twice a month, get a
hold of me. If you are all that AND you have a camcorder, definitely get
at me! >>>
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