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Additional highlights from Asia Society's concert with the Kamancheh virtuoso and bass santour player.
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There's debate over sanctions relief to Iran ahead of more nuclear talks in Geneva. But are sanctions effective? Suzanne DiMaggio writes for the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” about how sanctions affected the reform process in Myanmar.
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Iranian Kamancheh virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor is joined on stage by bass santour player Ali Bahrami Fard.
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CUNY Professor Stephen Blum offers introductory remarks about traditional Iranian music prior to a Kayhan Kalhor concert.
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Photographer Firooz Zahedi reminisces about capturing a whimsical side of actress Elizabeth Taylor during a 1976 trip to Iran.
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Mohsen Vaziri-Moqaddam shares the inspiration behind his trailblazing interactive sculpture, begun in 1969 and now on view in Asia Society Museum's "Iran Modern" exhibition.
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Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio is highlighted in a Wall Street Journal story giving a behind-the-scenes look at the recent thaw in U.S.-Iran relations.
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Iranian artist and sculptor Mohsen Vaziri-Moqaddam describes how he was serendipitously inspired to make "Untitled (Forms in Movement)."
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A crucial, little seen period of Iranian film history comes to life at Asia Society New York for three weeks.
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Iranian author describes how she found herself through her writing.
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Roxanne Varzi moderates a talk on the production and exchange of knowledge via text and media with Shiva Balaghi, Babak Elahi and Sohrab Mahdavi.
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Iranian author Goli Taraghi discusses her new short story collection, which ranges from privileged childhoods in Tehran to adult exile in Paris and elsewhere.