Monthly Archives: September 2009

Beautiful girl, beautiful talent!

Looking so spontaneous and chaotic, yet the synchronization with the music shows that its planned and choreographed down to the finest detail! Its amazing how she pulls off the timing and perfection with such a fluid and fleeting media! Kseniya … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, The Gallery

Beware the black board fever!

I think I’ve got the black board fever! What do you think? Because lately everywhere I look and everything I see, I start to imagine it in black with white chalk writings on! My world is slowly but surely turning … Continue reading

Posted in Materialism, Miscellaneous, The Gallery

Namjoo’s second offering in exile

After his successful performance together with Golshifteh Farahani and in association with filmmaker Babak Payami in Venice, around the time and place of the 66th Venice International Film Festival, Mohsen Namjoo is to release his brand new album “Aakh” in … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, New Releases, News

More than a love triangle

If you happened to enjoy my description and recommendation of “Elegy” then I have a new “realistically romantic” gem for you. The movie “Two Lovers” is as the title suggests a story about a love triangle connecting three individuals with … Continue reading

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Lasgo let her go!

The Belgian CLUB act Lasgo has just released a new album featuring a new vocalist! The Kim Wilde sound-alike Evi has left the band and been replaced by Jelle who does a decent job to fill her rather large shoes. … Continue reading

Posted in International Music, Miscellaneous

People captured in pictures

I’ve written about photographer Scott Schuman and his influential blog “The Sartorialist” before. Now a book by the same name has been published, gathering a selection of the photographies featured on his blog. Scott’s photos reflect the mood and movement … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Recommended Blogs, The Fitting Room

A sloppy kiss for sloppy second

I had been anticipating Pedro Almodóvar and Penélope Cruz’s new venture “Broken Embraces”, especially since I happened to love their previous work “Volver”! Which in my opinion delivered a more mature and balanced Almodóvar. But after having seen his latest … Continue reading

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Ida dancing

The October issue of the DanceSpirit magazine features Iranian Ida Saki as cover girl! Ida is a talented young lady who has been awarded for her dance. Check out her performance to the theme of the Schindler’s List (watch)!

Posted in Miscellaneous

Children’s music will receive more attention

After massive criticism from scholars of the academies for the negligence regarding the nation’s cultural inheritance and future investments, the Iranian government has announced that there will be more focus on children’s music in future. Several festivals are already planned, … Continue reading

Posted in Iranian Music, News

Wonders of mother nature

The lovely Sarah Shahi (1, 2) recently gave birth to a cute little son and we couldn’t be happier for her. However in the process of pregnancy her …frame seems to have gone bigger! Much, much bigger as a matter … Continue reading

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