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  • Intersections: Feeling flush over a taboo topic

    Intersections: Feeling flush over a taboo topic
    I am sitting on a gray, velvet, diamond-tufted couch in a top-floor apartment that overlooks Los Angeles. The view is breathtaking. There are hookah pipes strewn around on tables outside and a Mariah Carey song is the background music of the day.
  • DVD Review: Kiarostami's 'Love' is more than meets the eye

    DVD Review: Kiarostami's 'Love' is more than meets the eye
    Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami achieved renown for “Through the Olive Trees” (1994) and “A Taste of Cherry” (1997). Along the way, he also penned the screenplays for two of Jafar Panahi's best films, “The White Balloon&...

    Intersections: Rings of heritage's tree trunk

    Aydin was an Iranian mountaineer who had climbed 572 steps to the top of the Cascade — a towering architectural feat in the heart of Yerevan that now houses the Cafesjian Center for the Arts — with his wife. On a South Caucasus road trip,...

    Glendale man sentenced for illegal shipments to Iran

    A 59-year-old Glendale man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison for his role in shipping vacuum pump equipment that could be used in nuclear projects to Iran. Jiraiir Avanessian was accused, along with two other Iranian men, of...

    City turns down art donation for first time in 10 years

    An oil painting featuring the Statue of Liberty surrounded by the floating heads of popular Armenian figures recently became the first donated work of art to the city in more than a decade to be turned down. The painting also includes flowing wheat...