Iranian Music

Documentary about singer Mohammadreza Shajarian produced

Tehran-Iranian filmmaker Keyvan Mehregan has made a documentary about legendary singer Mohammadreza Shajarian, who died last October at the age of 80, years after suffering from kidney cancer. Production of a 129-minute documentary titled “Siavash in Fire” took 35 months, Honaronline reported on Wednesday. The documentary examines the life and …

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Marjan Greenblatt helps Iranian dissident artists make their voices heard + Shaun Donovan’s smart candidacy for New York City mayor

Make music With ‘Homanity’, dissident Iranian artists make their voices heard Marjan Greenblatt (courtesy) A new compilation of original music by Iranian artists, most of whom live abroad as political refugees, will be released on May 7, with two singles later this week. The compilation album, titled “HomanityAfter the mythical …

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