Art and Literature News

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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Time Table for Ramadan 2017

ICCNC:  Time Table Ramadan 1438 AH-May/Jun 2017 at san Francisco/East bay: More Information: ICCNC Ramadan 2017(1438 AH)Programs

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ICCNC Wishes the Spirit of Ramadan Bless you with Prosperity

ICCNC: Ramadan 2017 (1438 AH), most likely, will start on Saturday, May 27, 2017, and will continue for 29 or 30 days until, June 25 and 26. The ICCNC’s  board of director has published a Ramadan greetings: Ramadan came to the heart’s temple; The one who created heart is with us. (Rumi) On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers of ...

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Music Classes at ICCNC

ICCNC: The music section of ICCNC’s education department together with The Iranian and the Middle East Classical Music Institute plan to offer two types of classes: 1. A series of monthly Sarbong meetings to teach and discuss the music and instruments of Iran on the fourth Saturday of each month from four o’clock until six o’clock pm. 2. Weekly musical ...

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ICCNC’s Board Members Met with California Assemblyman Rob Bonta

ICCNC: On Thursday, May 4, 2017, representatives of #ICCNC’s Board of Directors, Ali Sheikholeslami and Payman Amiri met with California #Assemblyman Rob Bonta, Democrat, representing District 18 (Oakland and Alameda). Board members gave an oral presentation on the history, present activities, goal, mission and vision of the center. They emphasized that ICCNC is an inclusive progressive Islamic center that has a ...

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Fifteen Inspirational Quotes from Famous People on Volunteerism

ICCNC: Dear friends and supporters, I was reading the definition of the word, “volunteerism”, it inspired me to collect a list of quotes from Holy Quran, our Prophet (PBUH), Imam’s and other famous individuals.  I wanted to share this work with you, hoping that as it inspired me will make you remember and celebrate the spirit of volunteering that shapes our ...

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ICCNC Interfaith Team participated for Climate Action Day in Oakland

ICCNC: On Saturday, April 28, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. members of the ICCNC Interfaith Team participated in the Interfaith Prayer Service for Climate Action Day at the Lake Merritt in Oakland. Mr. Ali Sheikholeslami, a member of the ICCNC Board of Directors led the Muslims’ prayer by reading the translation of Surah Al-Rahman verses 1-13 and Surah Abraham verses 31-33 from ...

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