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Rahbani’s social critique still rings true

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Ziad Rahbani’s play Film Ameriki Tawil was first staged 35 years ago.
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Tehran, May 27, IRNA -- Two Iranian brothers won the second award at Cinefondation of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
Bandar Abbas, May 27, IRNA -- Eight passengers of a cargo dhow were rescued from death in the vicinity of Abu Musa islands, Deputy of Port and Maritime Director General in Hormozgan province Mehdi No
Shiraz, Fars Province, May 27, IRNA -- Iran, in general and Shiraz, in particular, are the cradle of human rights and it is not acceptable to claim that human rights are the result of the Western tho
Tehran, May 27, IRNA -- Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization said on Saturday that number of US tourists visiting Iran is remarkable and recent allegations made by US
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Scott Menaged, a former star on the Property Wars reality TV show, has been accused of wire fraud and other charges involving furniture stores he own
Tehran, May 27, IRNA – Iranian renowned musician Hossein Alizadeh has won World Music Award from World Music Cetner in South Korea.
Islamabad, May 27, IRNA – The holy month of Ramadan will start in Pakistan on May 28 (Sunday) and the Muslims across the country are preparing to welcome the fasting month in spite of the difficult s
Love isn’t always black and white, and photographer Andre Wagner shows the range of the emotion through his gray-scale images.
Decades ago, José Fuster set out to transform a Havana fishing neighborhood into a work of art. Despite Cuba’s political and economic turmoil, his work now spans from residents’ homes to a giant chess
Brad Pitt swaggers onto the screen as a big-gun general — any similarities to a living person are purely intentional. And six filmmakers tackle patriotism.
Mr. Johnson, the author of “Jesus’ Son,” peopled his novels, stories and poems with drifters, addicts, inmates and spies.
A portrait-shaped slab of wood is the canvas for a map of the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
The Detroit artist will have her first solo exhibition at Inner State Gallery May 26-June 22        
Mr. Mace lived with his partner, known professionally as Richard Adrian Dorr, for decades, and noted Broadway performers studied at the vocal studio they ran.
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About 7,000 miles away, in New Jersey, the artist’s sister summed up her family’s response: “We were speechless.”
Brad Pitt, Pharrell Williams and numerous members of rock royalty joined mourners Friday at Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's memorial service at
Under Julie Kent’s direction, the company hits peaks in a program that includes Anthony Tudor’s “Jardin aux Lilas” and Frederick Ashton’s “The Dream.”
Berkeley Breathed, the creator of the comic strip, shared a (fake) letter telling him to stop using Mr. Trump’s image.
Justin Bieber has gotten a lot of credit for a remix of a Latin American hit, but music writer Petra Rivera-Rideau says Bieber has just as much to ga
The Cannes veteran talks about movies, sexism, female rage and “The Beguiled,” the third film that she’s made with the director Sofia Coppola.
The Alamo Drafthouse movie chain has doubled down at its Austin, Texas and New York City theatres, announcing additional women-only screenings of Won
Dwayne Johnson stars in the big screen adaptation of Baywatch while Johnny Depp returns for the fifth incarnation of the Pirates of the Caribbean ser
Music fests are ubiquitous, but only some are curated well enough to be thrilling. And there’s the Fyre Festival. A panel discussion of the current festival climate, on Popcast.
In a long note posted on her social media accounts, the pop singer offered condolences and thanked her fans for their compassion and support.
The violinist Augustin Hadelich's virtuosic performance of Dvorak, and surprise in "Carmen" and Franz Schmidt's Symphony No. 2 were among the highlights.
Jakub Hrusa, 35, performed works by Dvorak and Janacek at David Geffen Hall, including Dvorak’s Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich.
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American singer Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for a benefit concert to raise money for the victims of the attack on May 22.
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