Mamak Khadem and Mehdi Bagheri Perform 'Varan'

HOUSTON, January 26, 2013 — On a winter afternoon, vocalist Mamak Khadem and Mehdi Bagheri on kamanche, or spike-fiddle, draw comfort and inspiration from the calm of Asia Society Texas Center's surroundings. Together, they perform an intimate version of "Varan" ("Rain"), bringing the soul of Iran to the heart of Texas. (6 min., 19 sec.)


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January 26, 2013
by Anna Foret