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Pan Am volunteer opportunity

Pooyan Tabatabaei Toronto – Canada **** The Volunteer Recruitment Center for the forthcoming Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games was officially launched Monday June 24, 2014 before a gathering of ethnic media practitioners at the games headquarters on the waterfront downtown Toronto. It was exactly one year and a month away from the start of the games that will bring more ...

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Pan Am Games countdown

Volunteers with Roots in the Americas Sign Up to Make TORONTO 2015 Games a Success It could all come down to being handed a bottle of water at just the right time, according to Vanessa Restrepo, member of the Karate Senior National Team, as she describes the critical role that volunteers play in the Games. With the years of training ...

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Making a difference one person at a time

John Ryerson* Toronto I have never previously volunteered for a city election. Last November when the crack scandal seemed to hit its peak in Toronto (who knew there would continue to be more) my wife said to me “stop complaining and do something about it”. So I made the decision to volunteer. I was pretty sure Olivia Chow was the ...

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Suspended state of thingness
Mehran Mohajer’s photographs of nothing

Roshanak Keyghobadi* USA *** Where film lets us believe in more things, photography lets us believe more in one thing. –Christian Metz With no doubt Mehran Mohajer is an influential figure in the history of Iranian photography. Mohajer (b.1964, Tehran) is a photographer, lexicographer[i] and a lecturer in photography at Tehran University. He has written and translated articles in a ...

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And the key goes to…

Niaz Salimi * Toronto In the past four years torontonians suffered from false promises, inadequate performances,racist and sexist remarks, erratic behaviors, and most likely illegal activities all happening at heart of their city or to be more exact at the City Hall.  The very man who ran on the promise of stopping the “Gravy Train” turned the municipal performance into ...

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Forget Your Past

I was asked by Pooyan Tabatabei to choose three photos taken by photographers who I can relate to. I selected three photos taken by the photographers Nikola Mihov ( Bulgaria), Christine Iordanidou ( Greece), and Eleftheria Kalpenidou ( Greece ). Nikola Mihov author of the book : “Forget Your Past” is a contemporary photographer and cultural icon of Bulgaria, who ...

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Without a Face: Six Iranian artists and six portraits

From: art Circle By: Roshanak Keyghobadi | March 19, 2014 صورت من صورت تو نیست , لیک…  جمله توام , صورت من چون غطا صورت و معنی تو شوم چون رسی …محو شود صورت من در لقا  مولانا Art historian Shearer West (2004) describes portraitures as “aesthetic objects,” with “pragmatic and symbolic function.” West also explains that: “self-portraiture by its ...

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Cybernation

This body of work is part of the project I was doing in NY during spring and summer of 2012. I was one of the 4 Magnum Fellows in Magnum Foundation and University of New York (NYU). My subject was Electronic Addiction and for such a matter I chose to shoot with iPhone instead of my Canon Mark III. It ...

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Unexpressed emotions remain trapped inside us

Pooyan Tabatabaei Toronto – March 2014 Peter Farbridge is a Montreal based actor and writer. As a founding member of the Modern Times Stage Company, Peter has appeared in the majority of the productions, including the title roles in Macbeth and Hamlet. He has won several Toronto Dora awards for his translation-adaptations of Persian plays with artistic director Soheil Parsa. ...

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No borders or flags, just one human race

Helia Ghazimirsaeid Toronto – March 2014 Stavroula Logothettis has been acting in theatre, film and television for 25 years. She has performed with theaters across Canada including MTC in Winnipeg and NTC in Ottawa. Various stage roles include Maria Callas and Modern Times’s version of Lady Macbeth in Iran. Stavroula also played Athena in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. For ...

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