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San Francisco - Kiosk Live at Yoshi’s

iranian-kiosk-2010-iJuly 4th 2010 8PM & 10PM

Join Kiosk at the intimate setting of Yoshi’s in San Francisco to hear Kiosk’s new songs! and fresh new sound! Kiosk will be joined on stage by notable guest musicians, including Paul Mehling of Hot Club of San Francisco.

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Sohrab Aarabi 'Freedom Warrior of Iran' will be Memorialized in Bronze


San Francisco City Supervisior Ross Mirkarimi will unveil renown sculptor, Paula Slater’s bronze portrait sculptures of Sohrab ‘Freedom Warrior’ and Neda ‘Angel of Freedom’ on December 12th in San Francisco as part of “Arts United 4 Iran”.

Master sculptor, Paula Slater, who sculpted the much beloved bronze portrait sculptures of Neda ‘Angel of Iran’ and Neda ‘Angel of Freedom’ received many requests for her to also please sculpt a portrait bust of Sohrab Aarabi.  Sohrab was a 19 year old Iranian pro-democracy student who disappeared after his participation in a June 2009 protest against the fraudulent election.  Aarabi’s parents filed a missing person’s report and each day his mother took his photograph to prisons and courts in search of information.

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ReOrient 2009

REORIENT-2009-i San Francisco, November 19 – December 13

For four weeks, this one of a kind festival turns San Francisco into a Mecca for innovative, spirited, and thought-provoking theatre from around the world. Providing a rare opportunity for artists and audiences alike to engage deeply and directly with the Middle East in a creative and supportive setting that displaces misinformation and encourages understanding.

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Project: One Day - A Collective Narrative of Tehran

Collective-Narrative-TehranNovember 4, 2009 – January 23, 2010
Intersection for the art, San Francisco

A project organized by Taraneh Hemami & Ghazaleh Hedayat

Featuring the work of eight artists living in Tehran, Iran; Nima Alizadeh, Saba Alizadeh, Mohammad Ghazali, Ghazaleh Hedayat, Abbas Kowsari, Mehran Mohajer, Neda Razavipour, and Homayoun Sirizi – alongside new work by San Francisco-based artist Taraneh Hemami.

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