In conjunction with the exhibition Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews on view at the Fowler Museum at UCLA October 21, 2012 ? March 10, 2013, the Hammer presented a special evening of poetry and music. Poets Majid Naficy, Bernard Radfar, and Niloufar Talebi read from contemporary and classical poems in both Persian and in the ancient language of Aramaic, with English translations. The readings were accompanied by traditional Persian music performed by Sahba Motallebi on tar and setar, Mehdi Bagheri on kamancheh, tonbak, and setar, and Bobak Salehi on setar, violin, and Spanish guitar. (Run time: 1 hour, 10 min.)