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Persian Poetry Night Featuring Parviz Nezami: April 15 in New YorK

Shab-e She'r

6 - 8 pm / $6 suggested donation / Bowery Poetry Club -
308 Bowery
(Between Houston and Bleecker) F train to 2nd Ave, 6 to Bleecker.

Join us this Wednesday for PAF's April edition of Shab-e She'r!  Our featured reader will be Parviz Nezami,  a civil engineer and graduate of the University of Manchester England.  He is a former professor of the National University of Iran and has been involved in major civil engineering projects for the past forty years in Iran, Canada and United States.  For the past 8 years since his retirement, Mr. Nezami has devoted his life to promoting and introducing Iran's rich cultural heritage.  He has organized monthly nights of poetry in Long Island, each night devoted to honoring Iran's great poets, discussion of Persian literacy history, arts and music.  Mr. Nezami also travels extensively to deliver speeches on Iran's literature and history at various centers and colleges.  Mr. Nezami has published a book on the history of Persian literature.

Please note that this edition of Shab-e She'r will mostly be conducted in Farsi.

Be sure to also bring your own work or favorite Iranian poetry to read during the open mic portion of the event!

For more information, visit PAF online at

Persian Arts Festival, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing the magnificence and diversity of Persian art and culture through its voices, artists and visionaries. PAF provides a truly unique opportunity for local and global communities to gather and explore one of the world's most ancient and rich civilizations. Persian Arts Festival is a sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). More information at

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