Art and Literature

To Contain and to Serve

ICCNC:An Exhibition of Ceramics and Calligraphy By two award-winning artists, Arabic-Persian calligrapher Arash Shirinbab and ceramicist Forrest Lesch-Middelton Where: Gallery and Art & Lecture Room of ICCNC at 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612 Open to public on Fridays and Saturdays, 1 – 5 p.m. from October 28 to November 24 Private visits outside the gallery hours are possible by ...

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Public Opening Reception Ceremony of “To Contain and to Serve” 

ICCNC:The arts exhibition “To Keep and to Serve” will start on October 28 at the ICCNC and will continue for one month. Read more about this arts exhibition: An Exhibition of Ceramics and Calligraphy When: Saturday, October 28, 4 – 6 p.m. Where: 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612 Exhibition runs from October 28 to November 24 and is open to ...

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“The Covenant of the Prophet with the Christians of Persia”

ICCNC: The Book “The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of the World” written by Dr. John Andrew Morrow will be discussed with the author and illustrator from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on September 21 at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California. The book will be available for purchase and signing by the Autor Find out ...

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Picture Report: Pre-Exposition Connection Through Arts

ICCNC: The Art Painting Pre-Exposition was held on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the site of the Library of the ICCNC, with the presence of a number of well-known art figures in the region. We had a wonderful and very successful “Connections through Arts” event on Sunday afternoon, August 6, 2017. About 25 people attended, representing each of the Faith Trio ...

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Effects of the Notes Against The Ban Concert

ICCNC: The concert at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) that featured music from the seven Muslim-majority countries attracted quite a bit of attention. The concert took place on March 25 in protest against Donald Trump’s executive order. Musicians from the seven Muslim-majority countries played 14 pieces of music for the public in a well-received performance. The audience ...

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Call for Proposals: 2017 Exhibition Accepting Art Proposals Now!

ICCNC: ICCNC is thrilled to announce that the Interfaith Art Exhibit is now accepting Art Proposals through our very easy to use online submission form until August 20, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. PST. Submissions are FREE. The theme of the exhibition is “Collaboration and Connection” in which we aim to encourage artists to connect with other artists and collaboratively create ...

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Dr. AbdolKarim Soroush’s lecture series on the ghazals of the Divan-e-Shams

ICCNC: Dr. AbdolKarim Soroush’s lecture series on the ghazals of the Divan-e-Shams will be held on the first Saturday of each month at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California. For the first time, each session will be devoted in its entirety to one ghazal. Since January 30, 2016, Dr. Soroush has presented his lecture series on the Divan-e-Shams in ...

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Sumbul Ali-Karamali at ICCNC:Islamophobia for Fun and Profit

ICCNC:  Sumbul Ali-Karamali is an American Muslim author,  that talks about “Islamophobia for Fun and Profit: Why We have the Stereotypes and What We Can Do About Them” Sumbul Ali-Karamali is an American Muslim author and lawyer who grew up in a suburb of Los Angeles. In addition to her degree in English from Stanford and her law degree from University of California at ...

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Dr. Soroush will Deliver a Series of lectures Explaining ” The First Book of the Masnavi e Ma’navi”

CCNC: Dr. Abdol Karim Soroush, intellectual, theorist, and philosopher of Sufism and ethics will deliver a series of lectures explaining and analyzing” The First Book of the Masnavi e Ma’navi”. The lectures will be held at 6:00 pm on the  Sundays of once every two weeks at the Menlo park California.   The lectures, as with those on the Ghazaliyat e Shams, ”The ...

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