Ari Honarvar

Building bridges through the enchanted medium of Persian poetry

Ari Honarvar is the founder of "Rumi With A View", dedicated to Rumi and other Persian masters' translations, performance and visual poetry art. She blends Persian calligraphy and paintings to present Iranian poetry in new and evocative ways. In performance, she partners with musicians of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds to blend Rumi's poetry (in Farsi and English) with beautiful music. She has recently joined Musical Ambassadors of Peace, building musical bridges across war-torn borders and her Oracle Card set and book, Rumi’s Gift is forthcoming in 2017 from Schiffer Publishing. Her work is featured on NPR podcast and radio,TV, Elephant Journal and Huffington Post: