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Iranian Culture

Code Pink Uses Iranian Culture to Promote Peace

Marissa Beale | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Marissa Beale

In the midst of discussions about the nuclear deal with Iran, CODEPINK, a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars, called for a celebration of Iranian culture in front of the White House, on July 23 in an event they dubbed "Dancing With the Enemy."

My Year in the Islamic Republic of Iran

F. Scott Hess | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

In 1992 I flew into the Islamic Republic of Iran with my wife and two year old daughter on a trip funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Getty Museum Fellowship.

Interview: Nasim Nasr on Her Exhibition "Untitled 2013" at Australia's Greenaway Art Gallery

James Scarborough | Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

Nasim Nasr's artistic practice seeks to diagnose and interpret universal themes that resonate with all viewers, irrespective of cultural heritage.

Sheep Heads, Brains And Hooves Are Delicacies In Iran

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Khayyam Street, the entrance to Tehran's grand bazaar, was still covered in darkness. The fluorescent lamp outside the Ali 110 restaurant was a rare b...

Iran: Reading Tehran With Lolita (Time to Publish Iranian Writers)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

While Azar Nafisi's bestselling Reading Lolita in Tehran, chronicled her efforts to teach forbidden Western literature, most Americans would be hard pressed to recall a single novel from Nafisi's native country.