Literatures of Resistance: An Afternoon in Solidarity with the People of Iran


Saturday, July 11, 2009; 2 to 5 pm

Bowery Poetry Club in New York – 308 Bowery
(between Houston and Bleecker) F train to 2nd Ave, 6 to Bleecker.

Join us as these and other artists of conscience bear witness, in poetry and music, to the struggle for democracy in Iran.

Readings and performances by:

Rana Farhan, Eleanor Wilner, Luis Francia, D. Nurkse, Said Sayrafiezadeh, The Tehran-Dakar Brothers, Roger Sedarat, Amir Parsa, Dalia Sofer, Niloufar Talebi, and more!

For more information, visit PAF online at

Persian Arts Festival, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing the magnificence and diversity of Persian art and culture through its voices, artists and visionaries.  PAF provides a truly unique opportunity for local and global communities to gather and explore one of the world’s most ancient and rich civilizations.  Persian Arts Festival is a sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).  More information at