Coming to historic Tubac in Southern Arizona – October 22 from 1 to 5 PM. An eclectic afternoon of art and music, featuring Turkish musician Latif Bolat. The event is called Anza Energy, and you are viewing the “teaser” poster on the left.
Specializing in the ancient Turkish mystic devotional music genre, Latif Bolat has been received with appreciation and enthusiasm throughout the world, as he provides a unique philosophy and approach to the performance of traditional music. (from his website).
Turkish Singer, Composer and
Scholar of Turkish Music and Folklore
Latif Bolat, one of the most renowned Turkish musicians in North America , is a native of the Turkish Mediterranean town of Mersin. After receiving his degree in folklore and music at Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey, he taught traditional music throughout the country. He then went on to manage Ankara Halk Tiyatrosu, a musical theater company, which performed traditional musical plays. Mr. Bolat also received additional degrees in Turkish History and Middle East Religion and Politics from Ankara University and an MBA from San Francisco State University. (From the website)
Also during this afternoon event will be an art display from six artists in the Tubac and Tucson area: Peter Zimmerman, Nancy Geddes, Rebecca O’Day, Dean and Linda Moran, Jeff Mott, and Aleda Burkholder. Over the next few weeks you’ll see examples of their work and receive more information about this unique event.
So mark those calendars!