The First Iranian Literary Arts Festival and ICARUS/RISE

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Niloufar Talebi and The Translation Project are the forces behind a really cool event going on in San Francisco this week: the inaugural Iranian Literary Arts Festival, which features film screenings and the world premiere of ICARUS/RISE, a multimedia play inspired by contemporary Iranian poetry. Entry to the festival comes with buying a ticket to the play (tix are $50 if you’re not a student – a little steep but the play looks amazing). Beyond Persia is also sponsoring the event; see their page on it for the best info and links to buy tickets.

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Thank you for posting our festival info. We have student rush tickets at the door for $20 each night, includng the gala night on November 17th. Please check out the festival write up here: http://www.examiner.com/a-1044007~S_F__Iran_Literary_Arts_fest_explores_everyday_life.html

and a preview of ICARUS/RISE here:
http://www.sfbg.com/

 

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