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Arts & Culture
Jan 4-8, 1999 / Dey 14-18, 1377

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* Literature: Nargess& Hafez
* Film: Center for youth


* History: More digs at the "Burnt City"
* Play: Rostam & Sohran
* Film: "Cherry" best foreign film
* Music:Romanic classical music in Tehran
* Film: Mehrjui retrospective in Washington
* TV: Iranian TV since 1979
* History: Shedding light on Achamenid life
* History: Story behind Iran's largest meteorite
* Literature: Pushkin at 200
* Exhibit: Art & fantasy
* Play: Iran in the 1940s

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* Nargess& Hafez

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - A feature on references to nargess (primrose) in the poetry of Hafez ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Film center for youth

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - A center for supporting films about children and youth has opened in Tehran ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* More digs at the "Burnt City"

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Archaelogists are conducting more digs at the site of "Shar-e Sookhteh" (Burnt City) which is thought to date from 3200 BC. Located 55 kms southwest of Zabol in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, "Shar-e Sookhteh" is among the oldest examples of urbanization in the Middle East ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Rostam & Sohrab

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - "Rostam and Sohrab" has been turned into a play that is currenly being staged in Tehran Vahdat Hall ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* "Cherry" best foreign film

NEW YORK, Jan 4, 1998 (CNN) -- "Out of Sight" might be out of theaters, but it's not out of the minds of the National Society of Film Critics. The group on Sunday picked the George Clooney movie as the year's best. The film's director, Steven Soderbergh, beat Terrence Malick ("The Thin Red Line") and Steven Spielberg ("Saving Private Ryan") for best director honors. The society, made up of 51 movie critics, also honored "The Thin Red Line" with best cinematography honors and named "Taste of Cherry," an Iranian film, the year's best foreign language film.

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* Romanic classical music in Tehran

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Major feature on Shahin Farhat's classical music festival at the Niavaran cultural center, covering the romanic period ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIA

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* Mehrjui retrospective in Washington, DC

Dariush Mehrjui's Films - A retrospective :

The Pear Tree - Friday February 5, 1999, 7:00 PM, Sunday February 7, 1999, 2:00 PM
The Cycle - Friday February 12, 1999, 7:00 PM
The Cow - Sunday February 14, 1999, 2:00 PM
Hamoon - Friday February 19, 1999, 7:00 PM
The Tenants - Sunday February 21, 1999, 2:00 PM
Sara - Friday February 26, 1999, 7:00 PM
The School We Went To - Saturday February 27, 1999, 2:00 PM
Leila - Sunday February 28, 1999, 2:00 PM

Freer's Meyer Auditorium, Jefferson Drive at 12th Street, SW, Washington DC -- 202-357-4880 Admission: Free - two per person - one hour before program begins Info: 202-357-4880 Details:

Dariush Mehrjui His film have been banned by both the Shah, and the Islamic Republic, but film critics in Iran recently voted directory Dariush Mehrjui on eof the country's greatest filmmakers. This retrospective is organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and is presented in corporation with Farabi Cinema Foundation, Tehran. All films are in Persian with English Subtitles.

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* Iranian TV since 1979

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - An interesting look at the changes in Iranian TV programs since the revolution ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIN

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* Shedding light on Achamenid life

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Translationms of tablets found at Persepolis give details of Achamenid life ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* The story behind Iran's largest meteorite

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Hundred-twenty-year-old document tells how a large meteorite crashed near Varamin southwest of Tehran ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Pushkin at 200

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Feature on the 200th birthday anniversary of the great Russian writer, Alexander Pushkin... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Art & fantasy

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Parvaneh Etemadi's fantastic art work goes on display at the Niavaran Cultural Center ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Theater: Iran in the 1940s

Tehran, (Hamshahri) - Golab Adineh's paly "Shabi dar Tehran" (A night in Tehran), takes us back to the 1940s ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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 Favorite Feature

Hedayat's satire
By Hassan Javadi
In Persian

Art links

* Museum of Contemporary Iranian Artists

* Golestan gallery (Tehran)

* Barg Art Gallert (Tehran)

* Aria Art Gallery (Tehran)

* Negah Open Gallery (Tehran)


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