Saturday, May 18, 2024

Santa Monica Reunion Draws Alumni of Iranzamin, Community School

By Fred Parvaneh On the first weekend in April, alumni of two major international schools in pre-revolutionary Tehran -- Iranzamin Tehran International School and Community School -- gathered at the Lowes Hotel in Santa Monica,...

LA Celebrates Nowruz, The Persian New Year, in Style

By Fred Parvaneh Nowruz (meaning 'new day' in Persian) is an ancient celebration rooted in Zoroastrianism that marks the beginning of the New Year. Nowruz coincides with the vernal equinox, meaning the first day of...

Author and Activist Masih Alinejad Speaks at LA Book Launch

By Fred Parvaneh On October 8, a group of friends in Los Angeles (led by Dr. Behzad Tabatabaie, Betty Kermanian, Nooshin Meshkaty and Hormoz and Susan Azizzadeh) hosted an invitation-only book signing and speaking engagement for...