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Monday, March 27, 2017




FASHION

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At the Milan and London Fashion weeks, fashionistas give their views on the ‘editors versus bloggers’ debate.Front row seats at fashion shows were once almost exclusively for the rich, the famous and the magazine editor. In today's sartorial world these seats are now also shared with the fashion blogger . . . and their influence is growing.

ART

Tara Gallery Founder Prefers Art to Aerospace

By Susanna Huth
To the average person, Iran and contemporary art don't necessarily go together. That's something Homa Taraji is determined to change. Based in L.A., she is director of the Tara Gallery and co-founder of the American Foundation for Contemporary Iranian Art.

FILM

The Story of Iran’s Actresses Is Told in New Film; Aghdashloo...

By Fred Parvaneh
Who were the first actresses in the history of Iranian cinema, and who are the female performers of today? A new documentary screened in L.A. last weekend brought answers to those questions - with Hollywood actress Shohreh Aghdashloo present both on screen and off.

MUSIC

Israeli-Iranian Singer Maureen Nehedar Releases One Bestselling Album After Another

By Ahmad Rafat
Thirty-eight-year-old Maureen Nehedar was only two-and-a-half when she emigrated with her family from Isfahan to Israel. It was during the early years of the Revolution, when many Persian Jews were leaving their homeland. Maureen and her family were determined not to forget their roots.

SCIENCE, SPACE & TECHNOLOGY

Canadian Bacteria-Like Fossils Called Oldest Evidence of Life

By Will Dunham
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microfossils up to almost 4.3 billion years old found in Canada of microbes are similar to the bacteria that thrive today around sea floor hydrothermal vents and may represent the oldest-known evidence of life on Earth, scientists said on Wednesday.