Mohsen Namjoo delighted a sold-out and enthusiastic audience in Philadelphia on Saturday night Feb. 8th with his unique style of music which might be described as a fusion of classical Iranian music and poetry woven through a new and expressionist soundscape. Mohsen Namjoo was accompanied on the drums by his friend and collaborator, Yahya Alkhansa.
His interview with Philadelphia's premiere alternative music radio station, WXPN can be viewed through this link:
Shabahang warmly welcomes all members and others interested in experiencing Persian culture to our monthly cultural meetings.
Location & Time
Friday March 7 , 2014
1400 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
Recitation of poems by members (Open to poets)
Dr. Maboud Ansari is professor of sociology at William Paterson University.
Professor Ansari is the author of numerous books, academic papers and articles about the theory, practice, and history of sociology in addition to translations of important sociological books into Farsi such as Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Professor Maboud's books also include The Making of the Iranian Community in America, and Modern Sociological Theories among others. His most recent book is entitled: Iranian Americans. This book will be available for purchase and author signing at the March Shabahang meeting.
Title of the lecture: The Second Generation Iranian-Americans (presented in Farsi)
Refreshments will be served
Live Persian music by: Mr. Oveis Yazdanshenas (Persian flute - Ney)
and Mr. Jalal Kimiaghalam, Daf.
This event is Co-Sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center
“As a matter of policy, the content of lectures and opinions of the speakers are those of the presenters only and are not endorsed by Shabahang.”
سلب مسئولیت: انجمن شباهنگ در مورد محتوای سخنرانی ها و نظرات سخنرانان بیطرف میباشد۰
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Shabahang’s monthly cultural events are also sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center
Ticket refunds for the play Khoshksali va Dorough that was cancelled due to winter storm:
If you purchased your play tickets in person (not online), to receive your full refund, please mail your tickets along with your name, address, phone number and email address to: Shabahang, P.O. Box 148, Gladwyne, PA 19035