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Latif Bolat and the Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble>Victoria and Gulf Island Tour:

Sat. March 27th 2004 7pm St. Ann's Academy Auditorium (All Ages) 7pm
A globally known and revered musician in the genre of Sufi music, Latif Bolat plays baglama and sings devotionals by 13th Century mystic-poets Yunus Emre, Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi and others, as well as Turkish folk
music, rarely heard in these parts. As a scholar of Turkish music, musical
and socio-political history, Latif Bolat educates, while deeply moving and
entertaining his audience with his ethereal take on the Sufi tradition and
his fine musicianship. A typical evening concert is preceded by an engaging
lecture/story-telling session peppered with poetry and breath-taking slide
images of Turkey. Whirlers and other dancers of joy and surrender are common
place, as Bolat's music is deeply spiritual and unwaveringly authentic!

March 27 -- St. Ann's Academy (835 Humboldt Street), Victoria. Lecture@7pm Show @ 8pm $15
Tickets at Ditch Records - 635 Johnson St. (250.386.5874) & Seven Valley Foods - 2506 Douglas St. (250.382.9998)

Latif will be joined by an ensemble in Vancouver & Victoria. The remaining concerts will be solo excursions. Do not miss these rare and special events!

March 23 -- Gumboot Cafe, Robert's Creek ... $12 at Gumboot Cafe
(604.885.4216) & Gaia's Fair Trade Gifts (Lower Gibsons 604.886.7117)

March 24 -- Village Artworks, Gabriola Island ... $12 at Gabriola Artworks

March 25 -- The Ballpark, Hornby Island ... $12 at the door

March 26 -- St. James Community Hall (3214 West 10th Ave. at Trutch in
Kitsilano), Vancouver ... $15 at Burcu's Angels 2535 Main St.
(604.874.9773), Highlife Records 1317 Commercial Dr. (604.251.6964), &
Zulu Records 1972 West 4th Ave. (604.738.3232)

March 27 -- St. Ann's Academy (835 Humboldt Street), Victoria ... $15 at Ditch
Records - 635 Johnson St. (250.386.5874) & Seven Valley Foods - 2506 Douglas
St. (250.382.9998)

March 28 -- Beaver Point Hall, Salt Spring Island ... $12 at Stuff 'n'
Nonsense (250.653.4620) & Acoustic Planet (250.537.9608/9668)

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