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Cyrus Cylinder Heading to San Francisco: Celebrate the Legacy of Cyrus the Great

Source: Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) 

With less than 2 weeks left, we are quickly selling out at the events that PAAIA will be hosting to celebrate the legacy of Cyrus the Great and the upcoming Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning exhibition, opening at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, CA on August 9, 2013.

The Cyrus Cylinder (see high resolution)

If you have not already done so, purchase your tickets NOW to join us at the following events commemorating Cyrus the Great and his legacy of peace, equality, and religious tolerance.

PAAIA Gala Commemorating Cyrus the Great
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
The Julia Morgan Ballroom at Merchants Exchange, San Francisco
For tickets, click here.

The world premiere of the King Cyrus Symphonic Suite
From Birth to the Proclamation of Human Rights

Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Nob Hill Masonic Center, San Francisco
Composed and conducted by Maestro Loris Tjeknavorian
With performances by Soprano Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmaie; Pianist, Tara Kamangar; and Houshang Touzie, as the voice of Cyrus the Great
Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster now.


In addition, mark your calendars for the following events at the Asian Art Museum:
August 3, 2013, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Cyrus the Great of Ancient Perisa

August 9, 2013, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Cyrus Cylinder Panel Discussion

August 10, 2013, 9:30 am. - 12:30 p.m.
Teacher Workshop: Cyrus Cylinder

August 16, 2013, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cyrus the Great in Western Imagination

September 8, 2013, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
New Light on the Cyrus Cylinder

September 12, 2013, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Cylinder.US (arts and drawring)

For more information and to purchase tickets for the above events, click here.

The tour was organized by the British Museum in partnership with the Iran Heritage Foundation and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

The exhibition at the Asian Art Museum was made possible through a generous donation by Tina and Hamid Moghadam and Bita Daryabari and Dr. Reza Malek, in collaboration with PAAIA.

We look forward to seeing you at these events.

Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans
1614 20th Street NW - Washington DC 20009
(202) 828-8370

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