Art and Literature

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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 : ICCNC | Sep 18, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | Jun 26, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | Jun 5, 2017
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Reporting and pictures from BBC:The Notes Against The Ban concert at ICCNC

ICCNC: 25th march an event was held at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California. According to a BBC Persian Site Times article.We have republished their report on the website here for you Reporting and pictures from the Notes Against The Ban concert at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California A concert featuring music ...
By : ICCNC | May 26, 2017
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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
By : ICCNC | May 26, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 24, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 9, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 9, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 4, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 4, 2017
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Exegesis and reflection on Du’a Makarem Al-Akhlaq at ICCNC

ICCNC: Exegesis and reflection on Du’a Makarem Al-Akhlaq Join us for a five-session exegesis and reflection Du’a Makarem Al-Akhlaq of Imam Sajjad (a.s) by Ahmad Rashid Salim. This session will explore the inner meaning and characteristics of spiritual beautification and being. Makarem Al-Akhlaq or Perfection and beautification of character is noted as the aim of Prophethood ...
By : ICCNC | May 2, 2017
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 Lecture by Dr. Ahmad Sheikhbahai “Promises of Social Justice” at ICCNC

ICCNC: Dr. Ahmad Sheikhbahai  Will have a Speech About “Promises of Social Justice” at ICCNC. ICCNC cordially invites you to 15th of Shaban celebration, the birthday of Imam Mahdi (AS). Program: Dinner from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by Quranic Recitation, Lecture, Prayer, and Mawludi Location: ICCNC, 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612 Dr. Sheikhbahai has received his MS degree ...
By : ICCNC | May 1, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 1, 2017
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The Series on the Theological Journey in Modern Society by Dr.Soroush

ICCNC: Dr. Abdol Karim Soroush, intellectual, theorist, and philosopher of Sufism and ethics will deliver a series of lectures explaining and analyzing”The Series on the Theological Journey in Modern Society”. 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 ...
By : ICCNC | May 1, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | Apr 30, 2017
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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 ...
By : ICCNC | Apr 25, 2017
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Dr. Soroush,Will Deliver a Series of lectures Explaining and Analyzing Ten Chapters of Saadi’s Bustan

ICCNC: Dr. Abdol Karim Soroush, intellectual, theorist, and philosopher of Sufism and ethics will deliver a series of lectures explaining and analyzing ten chapters of Saadi’s Bustan. The lectures will be held at 7:30 pm on the third Friday of every month at the Tohid Foundation in San Jose. The lectures, as with those on ...
By : ICCNC | Apr 5, 2017
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Celebrating Eid al-Mab’ath at ICCNC

ICCNC: The 27th of Rajab marks Mab’ath Al Nabwi (The beginning of Prophet Muhammad’s message; Islam). Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) will be celebrating this glorious occasion with a  lecture by Dr. M.R. Jalaie pour. Dr. Mohammadreza Jalaeipor has Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Oxford, M.S. in Sociology from the London School of Economics ...
By : ICCNC | Apr 4, 2017
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Mr. Bazargan’s Interpretation (Hermeneutics) of the Quran Sessions at ICCNC

ICCNC: There will be interpretation sessions of the Quran by Mr. Bazargan the second Saturday of every other month. According to ICCNC report, Mr. Bazargan will turn his already scattered sessions of interpretation of the Quran into a regular discourse on the second Saturday of every two months. The central theme of Mr. Bazargan’s lectures ...
By : ICCNC | Apr 4, 2017
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Nowruz Festival;Celebration of Eid Nowruz(Persian New Year)

ICCNC: Join us and celebrate the Persian New Year and Spring at our Nowruz Festival along with your friends and family in the warm atmosphere of our social gathering at Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC). Including Art Show and Bazaar, Entertainment for families and kids, Live Music and Poetry, and Performance by Andeesheh ...
By : ICCNC | Mar 4, 2017
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ICCNC Presents a Fun and Entertaining Program for this year’s Nowruz Celebration

ICCNC: The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California is offering a fantastic program for the upcoming New Year for people who are interested in this ancient ritual. The Art team that planned and coordinated the series for the New Year’s ritual will provide a variety of programs such as an art market, food, live music ...
By : ICCNC | Mar 3, 2017
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Concert Notes Against the Ban: A Musical Response from the 7

ICCNC: On March 25th in Oakland(ICCNC), Aswat Ensemble and ICCNC will sponsor a concert showcasing the music of the 7 countries listed on January 27th’s Executive Order. The beauty of such a concert will lie in expressing the complexity and many cultural layers in the seven countries – Libya, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Somalia, and Sudan– ...
By : ICCNC | Mar 3, 2017
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ICCNC Congratulates Asghar Farhadi on his Oscar

ICCNC: The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern Californi(ICCNC) commends Asghar Farhadi on the thoughtful remarks defending immigrants in his Oscar acceptance speech. Come that we do not sow bad in the world, Hand in hand we strive toward the good (Ferdowsi) Salesman, the new film by renounced Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, captured one of the ...
By : ICCNC | Mar 2, 2017
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Table Rental Agreement at ICCNC for “Nowruz” Program on March 11, 2017 

ICCNC: The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) will present a wonderful Nowrouz program. Vendor Information By filling out this form and signing this form you agree to participate with Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) adhering to all of the timelines and policies outlined here and general organizational policies. Location and Date/Hours of the ...
By : ICCNC | Feb 16, 2017
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Zahra Noorbakhsh brings Her Comedy Special to ICCNC “ON BEHALF OF ALL MUSLIMS”

ICCNC: Zahra Noorbakhsh, Muslim, Iranian-American comedian brings her comedy special to ICCNC on Feb. 2, 3, 4,9,10. She says: “So, I have a brand new 1-hour comedy special entitled, “On Behalf of All Muslims.” Cause why not? Fox News doesn’t get to corner the market on who’s the most Muslim. And, I’m tired of having other ...
By : ICCNC | Jan 30, 2017
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Analyzing Five Centuries of Iranian Music with a Discussion on Interactive Musical Instruction

ICCNC: Ali Samadpour, composer, expert in Radif, researcher, and accomplished tar and setar player will present four musical eras encompassing five hundred years of Iranian musical history with a focus on analyzing musical compositions and will perform examples of each with vocal accompaniment from Seyed Abolhassan Mokhtabad in Sarbang’s first program of 2017 at the ...
By : ICCNC | Jan 23, 2017
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Nabila: Focusing on the Arts Full Time to Fight for our Civil Rights

ICCNC: On December 4th, Ensemble and Aswat the Vukani Mawethu Choir  along with several other performing artists successfully completed their solidarity concert – Art Against All Odds: Black & Muslim Expressions of Love and Faith. The free event successfully drew an audience of over 600 people with hundreds more on the waiting list.  The response from the community was overwhelming and ...
By : Majid | Dec 10, 2016
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Sarbang, An Evening with Music and Poetry

ICCNC: Sarbong is An Evening with music and poetry That by Abolhassan Mokhtabad Researcher in historical Iranian music and journalist of art and culture Will be held the fourth Saturday of every month. Research presentations with sound and live performance resent the example of the great works of music history. Introducing the leading figures in the music of the ...
By : Majid | Nov 18, 2016
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We Are the Bridge:Third Biennial Interfaith Art Exhibition in ICCNC

Iccnc:“We Are the Bridge” Third Biennial Interfaith Art Exhibit, May 2- June 30, 2015. That was an exhibition of local and national artists coming together to showcase compelling works around the the theme of“We Are the Bridge” while furthering interfaith understanding and respect.  This exhibition symbolizes our commitment to the arts and interfaith relationship building. ...
By : Majid | Nov 7, 2016