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Sept 14-18, 1998 / Shahrivar 23-27, 1377

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* Art: Iran art works out after 20 years
* Archaeology: Ancient tablets get new life
* Books: Publishing in today's Iran

* Music: A political look at Hatami-kia's new film


* Music: Interview with Morteza Hannaneh's son
* Literature: "Little Black Fish" 30th anniversatry
* Music: Interview with Shajarian
* Music: Shajarian in concert, New York
* Photography: Photographer compiles Kurd archive

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* Iran Art Works Out After 20 Years

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Like buried treasure, scores of original works by Picasso, Gauguin, Renoir and other Western masters have lain hidden in the vaults of a museum in Iran for nearly 20 years. But for the first time since the 1979 Iranian revolution, the rich collection is expected to go on display early next year. ... FULL TEXT

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* Publishing in today's Iran

TEHRAN, (Hamshahri) - Hamshahri reports on the state of the publishing industry and the Culture Ministry's new approach to writers... Part One -- Part Two

* A political look at Hatami-kia's new film

TEHRAN, (Hamshahri) - Some people are crtical of Hatami-kia for his indirect "ridicule" of the masses in his new film, "Agance Sheesheh-ee" ("Glass Agency")... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

* Ancient tablets get new life

TEHRAN, (Hamshahri) - Some 70,000 ancient Persian tablets which were locked in a wharehouse at the national museum for years, will now be translated and indexed by an Iranian expert on Ilamite history... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Interview with Morteza Hannaneh's son

TEHRAN (Hamshahri) - Morteza Hannaneh was "the father of modern Iranian music" Today his son Amir Ali is following the same footsteps ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Samad Behrangi: "Little Black Fish" 30th anniversatry

TEHRAN, (Tous) - A tribute to Samad behrangi on the 30th anniversay of the publication of his memorable "Little Black Fish" ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Interview with Shajarian

TEHRAN (Hamshshri) - Classical Persian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian will soon have a new album which has been working on for three years, he said in an interview ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Shajarian in concert, New York

ASIA SOCIETY PRESENTS Mohammad Reza Shajarian, Classical Music of Iran Wednesday, September 23, 8:00 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center The Asia Society presents the only New York appearance of the world's greatest singer of classical Persian music, Mohammad Reza Shajarian.

Performing with an ensemble of five, Shajarian employs a flawless vocal technique in an immense and unique repertoire. This concert - of intensely emotional renderings from contemporary Iran - is presented as a major step toward renewed cultural exchange between the United States and Iran. Tickets: Centercharge 212/721-6500

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 Favorite Feature

Three thousand butterflies

"Here's a wonderful Iranian artist well worth featuring." That's all the email message said. Skeptical but curious, I clicked on the web address. Just one look at one picture, and I thought "wonderful" is not the right word. Seyed Alavi's work is contemporary but timeless... go there


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