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2011-05-31 11:32:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaveh Farrokh is an expert on Persian languages and Iranian history whose new book, Iran at War: 1500-1988, provides a full examination of modern Iranian military history. Dr. Farrokh obtained his Ph.D. in 2001 from the University of British Columbia. His previous title Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War (Osprey, 2007) was named "Best History Book" by the World Academy of Arts Literature and Media in 2008. Dr. Patrick Hunt,...

2009-05-05 20:52:00

LOS ANGELES, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Musical savant Bijan Mortazavi is pioneering the evolution of Persian music to close the generational gap between Persian youth and elders. Sold-out concerts across the globe, sponsorships from Jeep, Dodge and Chrysler, and an Opus concert at the Greek Theater: if Bijan Mortazavi is not already a household name, he certainly should be. Musically gifted since he was three years old, Bijan mastered the Violin, Piano, Guitar, Percussion and folk string...

2008-09-04 06:00:14

To: FOREIGN EDITORS Contact: IranFuture.org, +1-202-379-4738 - English, or +1-202- 379-4736 - Farsi WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IranFuture.org, is pleased to again welcome another Best of Iranian culture. This time we are honored to introduce a Master of Theater and Dance artist to the Washington DC area. Please join us at Northern Virginia Community College at 8:00 PM on September 6 to give a warm welcome to a world renowned Iranian artist, Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam....

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'