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The 8th Annual Gala

Join us for an unforgettable Night in Hollywood, full of laughter, music, dance, and great food with the very talented entertaining, and funny actress, model, and writer: Nazanin Nour!

Tickets go on sale for members on June 10th, and for non-members, on June 17th.

We regret that tickets are non-refundable

Click here for tickets

$250 Single Tickets

$1800 Table of 8

$2250 Table of 10

After September 1st, 2022 single tickets only at $300, and no table option

Sponsorship Options:

Platinum $5000 (Table of 8 and Honorary mention)

Gold $3000 (4 tickets and Honorary mention)

Silver $2000 (2 tickets and Honorary mention)

Friends of the Center $1000 (1 ticket and Honorary mention)

Sponsors will receive a complimentary membership of the same color and will appear on the Famous Hollywood Star Row at the Biltmore & highlighted on AZPCC social media for one year.


Saturday, September 24, 2022

6:00 PM - 11:45 PM - Black Tie


The Arizona Biltmore

2400 E Missouri Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Our Sponsors

Gala Committee hard at work on 2022 Gala

Upcoming Events

Backgammon Group: بازی تخته گروهی

خانم ها و آقایان علاقه مند به بازی تخته گروهی تشکیل شده‌ که هر دو هفته یکبار در خانه ایران جمع شوند. جلسات بازی تخته از ساعت ۳-۶ بعد از ظهر میباشد. آقای رابرت داوطلب شدند که این برنامه را اداره کنند و مسئول گرداندن آن باشند . برای هر گونه سوالی با آقای رابرت با تلفن 8477077162 تماس بگیرید.

قیمت برای عضو ۳$ و غیر عضو ۵$ میباشد

مولانا خوانی گروهی

شما را دعوت می کنیم که به جمع مولانا خوانی بپیوندید. در این کلاس، ما سروده های مولانا را با موسیقی، گروه خوانی می کنیم.

برای شرکت در این کلاس شما به پیش نیازی احتیاج ندارید و تنها توجه و علاقه شما برای شرکت در کلاس کافی است.

در هر جلسه، تعدادی از شعر های مولانا را که از قبل برای شما فرستاده شده اند تمرین می کنیم. به علاوه در مورد مفهوم شعر ها با هم صحبت خواهیم داشت.

قطعاتی که ما در کلاس کار خواهیم کرد اثر علی پژوهشگر می باشد که در لس آنجلس آکادمی رومی را اداره می کنند. برای آشنایی با نوع گروه خوانی ویدیوی زیر را ببینید:

گرداننده: مینا جعفرپور

Dates: Sunday 9/11/22, 10/2/22

Time: 3-5pm

Place: Arizona Persian Cultural Center

We would like to invite you to join us and sing Rumi's poems in a group. This class is in Persian language.

In each session, we will practice a few of Rumi's poems with singing. In addition, we will discuss the poems.

The composer of pieces is Ali Pajooheshgar who is the founder of Rumi Academy in LA and holds weekly

group singing classes in LA. The below video shows you a sample of the group singing in LA:

Facilitator: Mina Jafarpoor

*نظرات طرح شونده ، الزاماً، بازتابِ دیدگاه خانه ایران نیست*

* The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the Khaneh Iran (azpcc)

A Panel Discussion on the Subject of Refugees

Panelists :

Gary Gamer , Child Foundation President and CEO

Melanie Reyes, outreach coordinator for IRC


Saman Golestan, AZPCC Board Member

Zoom Link:

Date : 9/12/22

Time : 7-8pm

Place : Virtual

The Arizona Persian Cultural Center is proud to hold a panel discussion on the topic of

issues and challenges associated with today’s refugees phenomenon.

Join us as we discuss these issues, the vital functions these organizations serve, and how the Center collaborate to help meet the needs of refugees

Our panelists are Mr Gary Gamer, president and CEO of Child Foundation, and Melanie Reyes, the Outreach Coordinator at the International Rescue Council.

Saman Golestan who serves on the board of directors at the Arizona Persian Cultural Center will lead the discussion and moderate the conversation.

Attendance is free, all attendees will be eligible for drawing for the book "The Heartbeat of Iran”.

Classical Persian Music - Jam Session

If you play a Persian musical instrument, or are a vocalist of Persian music, bring your instrument and come meet others such as yourself, practice together, jam, talk, listen, sing, or just observe.

If you are interested please email us at

Starting in April

3rd Sundays of each month


The Arizona Persian Cultural Center

7825 E Gelding Dr, Suite 101

Scottsdale, AZ 85260


$5/session for non-members

$3/session for members

Donations are welcome

Storytelling Arts and Crafts for Toddlers

You are welcome to bring your toddler for story telling , arts and crafts program for kids under age 6

Date/Time : 1st and 3 rd Sundays of every month from 2-3 pm

Call the center (480-628-0470) to secure a space for your toddler

Your generous donation at the event is appreciated to keep the lights on and AC running.

Place : AZPCC

7825 E Gelding Dr, Suite 101

Sottsdale, AZ 85260 See less

Cajon Group Class

Arizona Persian Cultural Center and Vahid Shad invite you to an introduction to Cajon Circle Group Class. This is a 16 session class and will take you through the basics of this fun instrument and very quickly you will be able to join the group Cajon Circle.

There are total of 12 spots available, and you will be able to secure your spot by registering at this FREE introductory event.

** Portion of proceeds from the remain of the classes will go to AZPCC**

Date: 9/17/22

Time: 9:30-10:30AM

Place : AZPCC

Meet the Author, Zhila Noushinfar - دیداری با ژیلا نوشین فر شاعر و نویسنده معاصر

من ژیلا نوشین فر نویسنده ایرانی امریکایی پیشگام در سبک ادبی Multi Interior Monologue صحبت های چندگانه درون ذهنی هستم دو کتاب در ایران از من چاپ شده. تا کنون چهار رمان و بیش از ۱۲۰ داستان کوتاه به فارسی و انگلیسی در امریکا چاپ شده. رمان دیگری در دست دارم که تا پایان امسال چاپ خواهد شد

صبحت من در خصوص سبک ادبی ام‌ کارهایی که‌تا بحال از من چاپ شده. و اونجه در دست برای آینده دارم

نوشته های من تم‌اجتماعی دارن

Date : 9/25/22

Time : 4-6pm

Place : AZPCC

I am Zhila Noushinfar, an Iranian-American writer, a pioneer in the Multi Interior Monologue literary style. Two books have been published by me in Iran. So far, four novels and more than 120 short stories have been published in Farsi and English in America. I have another novel in hand that will be published by the end of this year

My opinion is about my literary style, my works that have been published so far. And I have it in hand for the future

My writings have a social theme See less

Book Club

This is a fun and light book club .

The Book club meets 3rd Wednesday's of each month at 6:00pm, both Persian and English titles are covered as per host's recommendation. Every month a different member has a turn becoming the host.

For more information or any questions, please email Ms. Fariba Ansari at

Join with Google Meet

Join by phone


PIN: 219 983 653#

To attend the online Book Club click on this link at the time of the event.

Family Funday - Potluck

Family Fundays will be held every 4th Sunday of the month, there will be food, drinks, fun, games, music, backgammon, and bingo.

This is a free event


نشست کانون فرهنگی ایرانیان

نخستین جمعه هر ماه

اجرا کننده: فرید اخبار

این برنامه ماهانه به بررسی، معرفی و گفتگو در باره همه موضوع‌های مربوط به ایران و ایرانیان از جمله موضوع‌های فرهنگی، هنری، اجتماعی، تاریخی، و ورزشی (غیر بحث‌های سیاسی و دینی) می پردازد

شرکت برای همه آزاد است

First Friday of Each Month at 7pm

Click on this link to join:

Choose the option: JOIN

Art of Persian Calligraphy by Dr. Amir Sasan Mostafavi

Every Sunday 10AM-1PM at the Center

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Dariush Persian Language School

Dariush school offer language classes levels from: pre-school (ages 5-7), pre-adolescent (8-12) to adolescent education (age 13-18) as well as classes for adult students (both Iranian and non-Iranian).

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