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Grand Opening
aus_0760.jpgThe official opening of Raindrop Turkevi-Austin took place on the sunny Tuesday of November 28. The Mayor of Austin, Will Wynn, cut the ribbon in front of a large distinguished guests. After the short speeches, guests tasted the delicious Turkish food, prepared by Turkish American Woman Association. Raindrop Turkevi-Austin will offer Turkish classes, folk dance, cooking classes and host several cultural events for Austinies.

 

 

 

 

 

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"The Whirling Dervishes"

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If you're looking to put a spiritual spin on your evening and enjoy cultural music, you might want to check out the Turkish troupe "The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi" when they dance into Austin.

Troupe members are adorned in long, traditional Turkish robes and spin about the stage as they interpret the teachings of the 13th Century Turkish mystic and poet Rumi.

"The Whirling Dervishes" will take the stage at 7 p.m., April 23 rd at the Riverbend Center , 4214 N. Capitol of Texas Hwy Austin, TX 78746 "The Whirling Dervishes" have drawn acclaim for their unique forms of dance and accompanying reed flutes, drums and chants.(April 23,2007,AUSTIN)

Tickets are available through www.ticketmaster.com now.

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Conference on Exploring Models for Peace by Re-Exploring Past: Diversity in the Ottoman Empire

 Religious diversity and tolerance | Religious syncretism and mysticism | Dynamics of tolerance/ multiculturalism | Knowledge transfer and transformation | Urban experiences | Borderlands | Emigration and immigration | Trade | Cultural interaction: arts, architecture,literature | Family life and marriage | Gender relations
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(March 24-25,2007,AUSTIN)

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