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 Post subject: WISDOM and TURKISH HUMOR: A Night of Dance with Humor
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:12 pm 

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WISDOM and TURKISH HUMOR: Karagoz, Nasrettin, Keloglan

Join DUNYA musicians accompanied by MAVI DANCE and PALS Children's
chorus in giving life to famous Turkish puppet theatre characters and comic archetypes.

DATE and TIME: Saturday, April 1, 8:00 pm

LOCATION : MIT Big Kresge Auditorium
77 Mass. Ave. Cambridge MA

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$15 (Students/Seniors)
$10 (MIT Students)

Tickets can be purchased at the door.
General Admission


This concert will bring together 3 different Turkish
comic archetypes under the theme of ‘Wisdom’ through
music and Turkish Sufism. In the first part of the
concert, accompanied by Mavi Dance, Dunya ensemble
will present the traditional music of the characters
of the famous Turkish shadow puppet theatre,
‘Karagoz and Hacivat’ through dance. This segment of
the concert will lead into a half composed/half
improvised ballet piece that will use one of the
stories of another famous Turkish comic archetype:
Nasreddin Hoca. The final section of the concert
will bring in the 60-piece PALS children’s chorus to
perform a fully original composition by Mehmet Ali
SANLIKOL written about a poor Turkish bald boy:


H. Pinar Zengingonul, Ph.D.
Artistic Director, MAVI DANCE

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 5:11 am 

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Thanks for telling us about this event, halepinar - sounds intriguing. May your audiences be large and your problems easily solved.

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