music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth
•Women’s Image Network Awards at Barnsdall Art Foundation Gallery Theatre on February 24, 2012. •Aroma Coffee and Tea Company with the Womp TV‘s Rico Che (in between bike rides) then Sony PlayStation Vita event at Vita Hill Social Club on February 25, 2012. •Los Angeles Country Museum Of Art for In Wonderland, California Design, and Metropolis exhibits on February 27, 2012. •Soft Swells at Hotel Cafe on February 28, 2012. •Emeli Sande (who has a voice sent from heaven, but a hairdo reminiscent of Salt ‘n’ Pepa) private showcase at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on March 1, 2012.