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16 October

Jashn-e Mehregan at Cafe Nadery

Jashn-e Mehregan at Cafe Nadery

Cafe Nadery celebrates ‘Jashn-e Mehregan’; an ancient Iranian Autumn Festival. Different stories are told about ‘Jashn-e Mehregan’. Here is one story, as told by an Iranian-American patron of the ‘Cafe Nadery’ who loves these traditions, deeply; Shadi Towfighi. Some say ‘Jashn-e Mehregan’ originated in Zoroaster’s time, some say it came about during Babylonian times. I […]

30 August

A Tribute to Farhad Mehrad

This Saturday, August 31, will be 11 years since Iran lost a rock/folk icon: Farhad Mehrad. Cafe Nadery will honor this day by playing Farhad’s phenomenal music throughout the day. Farhad Mehrad widely known in Iran as Farhad was an award winning Persian rock singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist and icon. He rose to prominence among […]