Yara Shahidi, the talented 19-year-old actress/activist born to Iranian and African-American parents, a detail in which she has never been shy expressing, thinks being mixed
The feature film The Last Fiction is creating quite a buzz as the first animated feature made entirely in Iran with all Iranian artists. Produced by Hoorakhsh
Naeim Rahmani, a native of Isfahan, started studying classical guitar with no prior formal musical training when he was 22 years old, an age at
An exciting exhibit is on the way at Shirin Gallery 2 in Tehran. The exhibit is titled ‘Dreams’ by the talented photographer, Hussain Jian. About
California’s premier Persian New Year celebration will take place in Irvine this year featuring Actor and Comedian Maz Jobrani as host, Legendary Singer Morteza Barjesteh
Artwork by Daniel Patrick Medina.
The central province of Yazd is home to a large population of Iranian Zoroastrians. This past Tuesday, they celebrated the annual mid-winter feast “Jashn-e Sadeh” by
The Sareban Art Gallery in Tehran recently showcased ‘A Treatise on Ignorance’ by contemporary modernist painter Saeed Moayerizadeh. The 26 acrylic-on-canvas paintings is the latest
Located in Northern Tehran, The Sa’dabad Complex is a sprawling compound filled with the cultural and imaginative beauty of art galleries. The complex, first built
An interview with Fereshteh Forough, Founder & CEO of Code to Inspire — a nonprofit committed to teaching female students in Afghanistan how to code.
Exiled Iranian singer Hani, born in Sanandaj, a city in Iranian Kurdistan, has released a new single in support of the recent protests in Iran.
Head of the Asiatic Cheetah Conservation Project, Houman Jokar, announced that a team of experts from France will soon arrive in Iran to perform artificial
Congratulations to 20 year-old Ashkan Layegh, winner of the 2017 Barbad International Piano Prize in Shiraz, for winning a full scholarship to study piano and
The Telegram messaging app, by far the most popular messaging service in Iran, has closed an anti-Iran channel at the request of an Iranian official.
A Change.org petition started by Shayan Modarres and Niaz Kasravi has taken off and is nearing it’s goal of 25,000 signatures. The petition is demanding that the
Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences has received an $800,000 gift from engineer Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard and entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari to establish a fellowship in honor of
Eight Iranian photographers won awards at the Through the Viewfinder international photo contest held in Kragujevac, Serbia. The contest, organized by the Kragujevac Photo Club, announced
Several Iranian photographers won awards at the Brooklyn International Photography Festival in New York, the organizers announced on Saturday. The event, organized by the Art Bureau
The expatriate Iranian community continues to organize relief efforts in response to the devastating earthquake that killed hundreds and displaced thousands in the western Iranian
South Korean actress Lee Young-ae has donated 106 million Korean won (US$96,398) to a South Korean charity to help recent earthquake victims in Pohang, South