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Violin Instructor

Kimia Ebrahimzadeh, graduated from Tehran University School of Art, majoring in Violin. She has been playing Violin since 12 years of age and has had many years of experience in performing and teaching violin. Kimia is ready to share her knowledge and expertise with our community in Kansas City. Should you or your family members be interested in getting violin lessons, please call Kimia at 816-715-9088.

DJ Alex

DJ Alex, specialized in Persian, Turkish, Kurdish, and Arabic music is ready to take you party for various occasions to the next level. Call DJ Alex at 713-367-4292 or send him an E-mail.

Ali Sien

Ali Sien with over 25 years of experience and expertise is what you need to help you with selling or buying any residential or commercial property. For more information, please contact Ali Sien at 913-226-5717 or visit his website.

Duds 'n Suds Laundry

Enjoy great laundry services from Duds 'n Suds in Overland Park, Kansas. Conveniently located 1/4 Mile East of I-35, North of 87th Street, Duds'nSuds is ready to serve you as the number one laoundromat for all your laundry needs. Click HERE to visit Duds 'n Suds website.

Shahrazad Market

Start the Iranian New Year with fresh products from Iran and the Middle East. Shahrazad Market provides vast variety of your everyday grocery needs, including some products made in Iran, such as, pickled vegetables, variety of jelly, bread, rice, sweets, nuts, candies, vegetables, frozen goods, fish, kitchen items, and much more. Visit Shahrazad Market today. Located at 12605 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66213.
(913) 338-2250

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Restore youthful vitality and radiance to the skin. The Luminesce anti-aging skin care line restores youthful vitality and radiance to your skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and reveals your unique glow. For more information, please contact Sonia at 913-938-7565, FB, Web.

Boost Your Business

Superior Commerce, offering affortable website design for your small business, web hosting, market analysis and much more. Please visit Superior Commerce or contact 913-302-1967 for more information.

DJ Omid Rostami

Deejay Omid

DJ Omid Rostami with more than 12 years of experience, providing music in Weddings, Concerts, Birthday Parties, Corporate and other various events is ready to assist you with the music that would fit your occasion and budget. Please contact Omid at 816-786-4227.

Persian Language

Enroll your child in a Farsi Class program. Payam Noor offers Persian language programs from Preschool through 3rd grade every Sunday.

Cyrus Cylinder

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Cyrus the Great Day - Oct. 13th, 2018

Celebrating Cyrus the Great

In celebration of Cyrus the Great day, Persian Community of Kansas City Foundation is inviting you and your family to a cultural, educational and entertaining night at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.

If you attended and enjoyed the 2017 Persian Cultural Festival at KU, you are going to love this event. This program includes Guest Speakers, Live Persian Music by Saba Music Band, Live Persian Dance, and Performance by Persian Community Youth (Children of Persia) you do not want to miss.  

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:00 PM to 09:30 PM

Where: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Auditorium

4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111

Ticket Price: Adults $18.00, 7 to 16 years: $12.00, Under 7 Free


Tickets are available online, Shahrazad Market, India Emporium, KC Grill 'N Kabob, and Pak Halal Grocery. Call 913-302-1967 or E-mail if any questions.

E-tickets will NOT be mailed.  Please bring your receipt to the event.  It will be checked at the door.


All entrance doors to the museum will lock at 5:00 p.m. when the museum closes to the public and re-open at 6:00 p.m. for Cyrus the Great Day program. Bloch Lobby (the Modern Building on the east, near 45th street), Bloch Plaza (Parking Garage) and DJHSP doors (close to Rockhill Rd.) in the Bloch Building will be the three entrances opened at 6:00 p.m. Click here to see the map showing these entrance locations. No entrances in the Nelson Building (original building) will be open.

Universal Film Festival

The Universal Film Festival is a fantastic annual entertainment event that celebrates the art of independent films, attracting filmmakers and filmgoers from all walks of life. 

This year three Iranian films will also be screened.

When: Friday, Sept. 28th - Sept. 30th, 2018

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
1400 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

For schedule and detail information, please visit

Save the Date - New Year's Eve Party in Kansas City

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Ring in the New Year with an evening of dancing and fun!

Date: Monday, December 31, 2018

Location: Ironhorse Gulf Club

Ticket sales will be announced at a later time.

Detailed information will be announced at a later time.

Pak Halal International Grocery

Pak Halal International Grocery

Offering groceries from the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa

You will find a variety of packaged specialty foods, spices, olive oils, rice, refrigerated items, produce and tobacco/hookah products that you can't find anywhere else.

Fresh pita bread is baked in house 6 days a week, Tuesday through Sunday.

Halal meat is locally sourced and cut daily by in house butchers. Fresh goat, lamb, beef and chicken are available. Pak Halal is located at 12259 W 87th Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66215. For more information please visit Pak Halal Website.

India Emporium

Offering groceries from the Middle East, India, Asia, Kenya, and much more...

India Emporium is one of the oldest international grocery stores in Kansas City and beside Middle Eastern and Indian groceries, now is offering many products from Kanya. If you need any item, simply ask the manager and they will try to obtain it if possible. Fresh bread, variety of rice, various spices, halal meat, fresh and dries vegetables, pickled produce (Torshi), tobacco, drinks and more.


India Emporiom is located at: 10458 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212

For store hours and any questions, please call: (913) 642-1161

Jamshid Pedram - Realtor

You call the price, location, your home specifications and leave everything else to Mr. Jamshid Pedram.

Jamshid works very hard to make sure your requirements are met and you are fully satisfied before and after your purchase.

Mr. Pedram is licensed in both Kansas and Missouri, so it does not matter which side of state line you are looking for a house.


If you want to find your dream home in the shortest amount of time, please contact Jamshid by calling 816-536-3343 or via E-mai. Your leads and referrals are much appreciated.

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Caspian Photography

Do you want to capture the most important and precious moments of your life?

Keep the memories of your children, wedding, graduation, birthday, seasons, and sport events alive by contacting Caspian Photography at 913-940-1909.

Unbeatable prices, great packages, and reliable service.


Visit Caspian Photography and make an appointment by calling Bobak Aghili at 913-940-1909.

A Trip of a Lifetime - A Journey to Iran

Organized by Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI).

A tour led by archaeologist and ALI Executive Director Dr. Richard Pettigrew

This 17-day tour will lead you through the heartland of ancient and medieval Persia and stop at the most important and iconic places in Persian history.

Every night you will stay in a four-star hotel in one of six key cities.

The journey will begin in Tehran with a series of museum visits followed by traveling to to another cities,

such as, Ahvaz, Shiraz, Persepolis, Kerman, Bam, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan and its fine old houses as well as the 5000 year old ziggurat of Tepe Sialk, on your way back to Tehran.

Total Price(double occupancy): Minimum 10 participants: $4490 per person, 15 participants: $4375, Maximum 25 participants: $4250. (Single supplement fee: $605.)

Registration fee: $1500 to ALI by registration deadline of July 19, 2018. (included in total price)

Costs not included: Iran visa; air fare to Tehran

Date: October 19 - November 4, 2018. For detailed information please visti ALI, or E-Mail ALI.

Design Fash. - Get Ready for World Cup 2018

Soccer (Football) World Cup is right around the corner, the biggest and the most popular soccer tournament in the world.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted in Russia and teams from all around the world will be participating, Including Iran. offers a wide variety of World Cup T-shirts in various styles and colors, including some exclusively designed for Iranian fans. T-shirts and the print are high quality and will last for a long time.

Get tournament ready with wide selection of World Cup t-shirts!

For question contact Mr. Farshid Hoorfar at 913-800-0021

Kazem Javan - Allstate Insurance

Kazem Javan with more than 20 years of experience in insurance industry is ready to assist you and your family with any type of insurance you may need.

Here is what Kazem has to say about his business: "Based on the relationship I build with people in our community, I will do everything I can to provide my clients with outstanding level of service. I'm always looking forward to helping families like yours by protecting the things that are important to you."

Saeed Jalilpoor- Realtor

Integrity, knowledge, experience, negotiation skills, and caring. These are the hallmark of how Saeed Jalilpoor conducts his business.

Pay less than 1.5% commission when I sell your home and help you find a new one.
Pay less than 2% commission when I sell your home

1.49% listing commission*: When purchasing your new home, you pay less than 1.5% listing side commission.
1.99% Listing Commission*: When selling your home and not purchasing another, you pay only 1.99% listing side commission and still receive the same FULL SERVICE LISTING as the other agents charging you full commission.

On a $300,000 home you will save $3000 to $4500 compare to regular 6% commission.

Don't Miss the opportunity to be represented by the best. For more information, contact Saeed at 913-244-7665 or visit his website. Find you home Anywhere Anytime, Text SA Poor to 35620

*Reduced commission may not apply to all referral programs and are at the discretion of the agent. Please call for details.

Aria Group KC, A Nonprofit Organization

This is to inform you that Aria Group KC has officially registered as a nonprofit organization with the state of Kansas. The ultimate goal of this charitable organization is to help support Persians living in the greater Kansas City area who are in financial need due to unforeseen circumstances.

This charitable work will be accomplished through fund raising by hosting social/cultural events & entertainment and donations received by the public. Any donation to Aria Group KC is 100% tax-deductible and 100% of the funds go towards the above mentioned events and causes. Recipients of our charitable fund will be reviewed and approved by Aria Group KC committee members.

All work performed by Aria Group KC members is voluntary and done with integrity in the spirit of wishing to help those in need, promote awareness of Persian culture and foster unity among Persians and friends of Persians living in Kansas City. As we conduct more fund raising activities, we will be able to expand our support to those in need and promote better and bigger events.

If you’re interested in donating to this worthy cause, please contact Aria Group at 816-536-3343 or email

Parvin Bakhtiar - Platinum Realty

As a Platinum Realty agent, I have made the decision to work for one of the fastest growing real estate companies in America. I understand the value of a client and strive to deliver exceptional customer service. I am provided with the latest in technology resources, training, and support so I can provide my clients the highest level of representation in selling or purchasing a property. I am a member of the National Association of Realtors. REALTORS® are pledged to a strict code of ethics and standard of practice.

I am licensed in state of Kansas. Please contact me at (913) 653-4662, or via e-mail.

ARVO Art and Glazing Studio

ARVO Art Glazing Studio! A walk-in studio located in Olathe, KS (directly across from Menards).
Paint your own pottery while you socialize with family and friends. Plan a unique birthday party which allows for kids to get in touch with their creative side! Relax in our spacious studio while creating unique, one-of-a-kind, personalized gifts and keepsakes that will be cherished for years to come!

Exciting news for all Moms and Dads! You can take the night off and relax while your child enjoys doing art at ARVO ART Glazing Studio. They can paint ceramics, watch a movie, have pizza/beverages and make new friends!

Every Friday from 6:00-9:00 PM. Kids 5 years old and up are accepted.
Cost is $35 per child, which includes 1 ceramic piece (up to $16) and pizza/beverage (2nd child gets $2 off). Call 913-228-0408 to make a reservation at least 48 hours before each Friday.

14104 West 135th Street, Olathe, KS 66062
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Masoud & Elham Alipour - Piano Instructors

Looking for private in-home Piano lessons? Masoud and Elham Alipour (brother and sister) are ready to get you started. Contact Masoud at 913-634-9697 or Elham at 913-235-6637!

Mr. & Mrs. Alipour with more than 22 years of experience in teaching Piano, are among the most well known piano instructors in greater Kansas City.

Masoud & Elham work with students in various age groups and provide lessons to beginners all the way to professional level. Tracking your progress is Masoud's and Elham's priority. If you have any questions or to get your or your child's piano lessions started, please contact Mr. Alipour at 913-634-9697 or Mrs. Alipour at 913-235-6637.

Unlimited Auto Sales - Home of Affordable, Reliable Cars

Looking for a reliable pre-owned vehicle? Look no longer!

At Unlimited Auto Sales, we inspect every car to ensure all vehicles are in exellent condition so you don't have to be worried about anything. We even offer limited warranty on our cars.

Unlimited Auto Sales has been is business since 1995 with one goal in mind, and that is to provide high quality pre-owned vehicles at very reasonable prices.

We want you to enjoy your car and that is why we work very hard to earn your trust and satisfaction. Please visit Unlimited Auto Sales website and look through our inventory. Like what you see? Please stop-by today at: 9445 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64131

Office: 816-822-2228, Mr. Mohammad Rezaei: 816-305-5222, Mr. Masoud Alipour: 913-634-9697

Finance services available

Support Iranian & Persianate Studies at KU

Objectives of the Iranian & Persianate Studies Fund:

The Iranian & Persianate studies fund at University of Kansas, KU will greatly enhance the program’s abilities to engage in Persian-related academic and cultural activities and increase prospects for developing an undergraduate and/or graduate program in this field of study, for which the conducive environment is also created by the improving US-Iran relations and the growing interest in the Middle East Studies at the University of Kansas. 

Any amount to support the Iranian & Persianate studies fund is welcome and will be put to good use and directly benefit our students. Donate here to the Iranian & Persianate Studies Fund.

The donations go through the KU Endowment Association and are secure and tax deductible in the US. 

Camron Hoorfar - Attorney at Law

Hoorfar Law Office

Our law office provides wide range of legal services, such as Bankrupycy, Family Law, Taxation, Traffic, Business, Real Estate, and Litigation.

We offer 30 minutes consultation at no charge to you. Please contact us at 816-524-4949 or visit our website. We are here to help. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements.