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Datebook: A Persian epic, a lost city from 'Superman,' the return of Pop-Up Magazine

Datebook: A Persian epic, a lost city from 'Superman,' the return of Pop-Up Magazine

Shadow puppetry gets epic. Imagining a lost city from Superman’s world. Plus: experimental animation, an artist who gets “post-human” and the return of Pop-Up Magazine. Here are 10 exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week:

“Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic,” The Wallis. The “Shahnameh” (Book of Kings) is a 10th century Persian epic by the poet Ferdowsï, that told the story of the Persian empire from the creation of the world until the Islamic conquest of the 7th century. It is revered by Iranians as a chronicle of Persia’s glorious ancient history. And it has inspired a hybrid...

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