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Special Event
Saturday 2 November 2013 - 1:00pm
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and New Year, is a time to celebrate family and friendships.
First Fridays: Diwali Celebration
Special Event
Friday 1 November 2013 - 6:00pm
Celebrate with Asia Society. Experience a night of fun and culture with friends and colleagues.
Afshin Hashemi in "Hamlet, Prince of Grief"
Wednesday 30 October 2013 - 8:00pm
A free adaptation of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in which a childlike Hamlet (Afshin Hashemi) performs a monologue with a plastic toy menagerie as his supporting cast.
Goli Taraghi and book cover
Meet the Author
Monday 28 October 2013 - 6:30pm
One of today's most accomplished writers from Iran, Goli Taraghi has a newly translated collection of short stories.
Barbad Golshiri, The Distribution of […], 2010.
Saturday 26 October 2013 - 10:00am
An insight into the vibrant and complex world of contemporary Iranian visual arts.
Friday 25 October 2013 - 6:30pm
A surprise hit in Hong Kong's box office, this hip-hop dance film is a breath of fresh and youthful air. Q&A with director.
Mohammad Ehsai. Untitled, 1974. Oil on canvas. 37 7/16 x 68 1/8 in. (95.1 x 173
Tuesday 22 October 2013 - 6:30pm
A new look at when Iran was an active participant in the global contemporary art world.
Sunday 20 October 2013 - 6:30pm
Three people’s humorous attempts to get foreign drivers licenses create a sly, warmhearted exploration of cultural difference and acceptance.
Saturday 19 October 2013 - 8:30pm
Explore the dramatic impact of tourism around the world through the stories of both travelers and locals in Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan.
Saturday 19 October 2013 - 3:30pm
An intense exploration of modern Chinese identity is told through the parallel stories of a rising photography star and an aging pop-art icon.

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