A Media Artist's Response To Failing Diplomacy

When BriAnna Olson's pacifist views were confronted by an adamant American couple, she decided to heed their challenge and head to Tehran-- the epicenter of the Axis of Evil nation.

Amongst a landscape of failed diplomacy and media smear campaigns, she and fellow artist Michael Pope found a society far more alive and hospitable than they'd ever been led to believe.

Like jesters of a modern-day Magellan, they've returned with stories and insights to a culture few American's have seen first hand.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

27May: Amanda Palmer & Hypernova @ Middle East

We are having an event at Middle East in Cambridge-
the reason is triple fold.

1. A public announcement to our Boston scene that I'm planning a trip to Tehran, as a self-described "Ambassador of Love". =)

2. A fundraiser to cover the cost of my trip (plane tix, hotel, translator, visas...).

3. A chance for Iranian rock band Hypernova to ROCK Cambridge, Massachusetts.

You should totally come.

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