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Free Live Webcast: Sold-Out Concert with Iranian Musical Maverick Mohsen Namjoo

Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo performs at Asia Society New York on Saturday, September 7.

Mohsen Namjoo's concert at Asia Society New York is now sold out — but don't despair. Tune into the live webcast on at 8:00 pm ET on Saturday, 9/7.

Video: 57 Images of Amazing Pre-Revolution Iranian Art in 28 Seconds

Asia Society Museum's

Opening at Asia Society Museum on September 6, Iran Modern surveys painting, photography, sculpture, and design in pre-revolution Iran. Enjoy an advance look at this groundbreaking exhibition in a short video.

Interview: 'Noodle Road' Author Travels Silk Road on Journey Through Pasta's Past


After eating her way from China to Italy, chef and author Jen Lin-Liu says that "one of the most alluring things about noodles" is "how varied they are."

What Reza Aslan Said About Islamophobes Before His Viral Fox News Interview

Author Reza Aslan offers a witty response to the

Watch a clip from Aslan's 2010 Asia Society appearance in which he boldly takes on Islamophobes and offers a witty response to the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice he saw sweeping the U.S. in 2010.

Photos: From Fujisan to Iran, UNESCO Names Eight New Heritage Sites in Asia

Japan's Mount Fuji, hailed as a

UNESCO's list for 2013 includes eight newly minted cultural and natural heritage sites across seven Asian countries.

Interview: 'Spice Spoon' Blogger Samples Pakistani, Afghan and Iranian Cooking

Chicken kebab sliders with mint aïoli, one of the many delicacies highlighted on Shayma Saadat's blog
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Toronto-based writer and photographer Shayma Saadat draws on her mixed heritage to cook up an award-winning "food memoir" blog.

Video: US 'Has to Fix' Middle East Before It Can Credibly Pivot to Asia, Says Vali Nasr

Foreign policy analyst Vali Nasr speaking at Asia Society New York on June 17, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Vali Nasr, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, tells Asia Society that the Chinese are investing "where they think the game is tomorrow" — the Middle East.

Interview: Gisue Hariri on Her Persian Influences and Women in Architecture

Gisue Hariri (R) and Mojgan Hariri (L), sisters and co-founders of the multidisciplinary architecture and design firm Hariri & Hariri. (Karin Kohlberg)

Gisue Hariri of Hariri & Hariri talks about how her Iranian childhood influenced her architecture, designing for Mozart's hometown, and what needs to be done to get more women into her field.

Rouhani Victory 'Major Opportunity' for U.S.-Iran Diplomacy

An Iranian woman flashes a victory sign as she holds a portrait of moderate presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani during celebrations in downtown Tehran, June 15, 2013. Iran's Interior Minister has said Rouhani won the election with 18.6 million votes, or 50.68 percent of the vote. (Behrouz Mehr/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio says the U.S. should look to open the door to discussion with Iran's newly elected president.

The Web Reacts: Earthquake Strikes Iran and Pakistan, Tremors Felt Around Asia

Al Jazeera's coverage of the Iran earthquake shows a map of the affected area, near the country's border with Pakistan.

Earlier today a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck southeastern Iran. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news.