Latest Past Events

2022 Twin Cities Iranian Film Festival

The 2022 Twin Cities Iranian Film Festival will be presented in partnership with the MSP Film Society, August 17-19 at MSP Film at The Main - 115 SE Main St, Minneapolis. More details coming soon!

Juan Cole on his new translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Author reading and talk by Juan Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan.“’To read Juan Cole’s deft, plain-spoken translation of the Rubáiyát is to find companionship, to rejoin a thousand-year human conversation about how to endure, enjoy, and find a fleeting beauty in everlastingly dire times. The lucid, cogent and mind-opening Epilogue [...]

Classical setar music of Iran with Dan Rein and Chris Gray

Zoom link: Shakopee native Dan Rein,master of the Persian setar, accompanied by percussionist Chris Gray, will play improvisations based on the forms and structure of traditional Iranian music . Dan is the recipient of grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Jerome