Browsing: Other Arts

Remember the first time someone read to you? The magic of hearing stories come to life through the voice of a close family member or friend. Or maybe the first time you read to your son or daughter. I’m sure that moment has to be up there with first steps, first words and first day of school. That was our inspiration. Bringing people together to help them create a memory that would last a lifetime.Remember the first time someone read to you? The magic of hearing stories come to life through the voice of a close family member or friend.…

Nasser Farhoudi, an  Iranian sound engineer and music recording artist passed away in Tehran at the age of 65. Farhoudi worked with  major Iranian artists for a long time, using his knowledge and creativity to record some of the best albums ever produced in Iran.   Nasser Farhoudi was born in 1952 in city of Damghan and moved to Tehran at the age of 11. He graduated from Iranian Television University in the field of electronics and while studying, he also started to work as a sound engineer at Iranian television.  Later Nasser Farhoudi, joined Pop studio and worked there…

In January, Jon Bon Jovi announced on Facebook Live an exciting opening act contest to give bands the chance to open an arena date on Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale Tour. To enter the competition, thousands of bands uploaded audition videos at www.bonjovi.com/2017-opening-act-contest/ and a few other related sites. To pick the winner for each tour date, Live Nation chose 10 finalists and Bon Jovi management selected the contest winner from the shortlist. After an intense competition, LA-based Stellar Revival have been chosen as the winners of Bon Jovi’s opening act contest for Los Angeles. In addition…

BOB BAKER DAYS 2017 – This coming weekend you can attend the 3rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! The puppets and the people of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater will entertain you with the sights and sounds of a celebration you’ll never forget – now this annual event is extending into an ENTIRE WEEKEND! This 2-day festival debuts the opening of a new act for The Bob Baker Marionette Theater as a non-profit organization, unveiling long-awaited plans for another half-century… and it’s brimming with marionettes and ice cream cups for generations of Angelenos and visitors, both new and seasoned!…

Born in Tehran, in 1981, Zeynab Movahed is a female Iranian painter with a very unique style and voice. In 2007, she received her Bachelors of Arts degree in painting from Art & Architectural Azad University in Tehran. Then in 2011, received her Masters of Arts degree from Art & Architectural Azad University. Since then she has had many solo and group exhibitions stretching from the east coast to the west coast, including a very successful exhibition this year at the Dacia Gallery in New York City. Cinema Without Borders: I have a cliché question for you, what inspired you…

If you belong to the millions of Farsi speaking crowd living outside Iran, your best bet to watch TV channels broadcasting in Farsi from Iran and the rest of the world is MTC. MTC also covers programming in other languages such as Turkish, Kurdish, Armenian and Arabic. You can watch MTC on your computer, your Android and IOS devices as well as Ruku Box. We found MTC’s menu and navigation tools very easy to use and response time to change the channels are quite quick. A one year plan of MTC costs $99, 3 year plan $199 and unlimited plan…

Unlike countless Improv shows that ask for audience suggestions, take too many and seem to avoid the challenging suggestions, the group asked for two suggestions and ran with them. The category- a family Heirloom and why it was important. A woman suggested the mystifying pressed glasses, which appeared as a throwaway joke later in the show. I suggested a Lucite Ukulele, the only one of it’s kind, and we took to sea, in a musical set on a Cruise Ship. Guest Musical director, brilliant pianist Matthew Loren Cohen galloped through Sondheim’s signature musical tricks: the rapid swings from dissonant to consonant…

Paul Sand’s production of Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel is a thrilling song cycle, an intense evening in the theatre, achieved through simple means. Paul Sand, who won a Tony Award, in 1970, for his multiple characters in “Paul Sills’ Story Theatre” began his career with Marcel Mrceau in the 50’s and went on to work with Judy Garland and the Broadway bound first company of Second City (“From the Second City” which played the Royale Theatre in 1961). After years In films, sit-coms and Second City, there’s still a touch of the mime in Sand’s performance. Supple Sand…

AMPAS: The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences will highlight the work of groundbreaking documentarians in their upcoming Film Scholars Lecture.  Hear Academy Film Scholar Scott MacDonald talk about his book American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary: The Cambridge Turn which examines the influential work of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based documentary filmmakers like John Marshall, Robert Gardner, Timothy Asch, Ed Pincus, Alfred Guzzetti, Ross McElwee, Steve Ascher and Jeanne Jordan, and Robb Moss. Academy Film Scholar Scott MacDonald will give a presentation on his book American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary: The Cambridge Turn, examining a half-century of pioneering work by…

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