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Texas Tech Hosts Whirling Dervishes of Rumi

Emily Gardner

January 27, 2015

The performance will take place in the Allen Theatre.

WHAT:           Texas Tech University's Intercultural Dialog Association hosts the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi in a rare U.S. performance.

WHEN:           6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27)

WHERE:         Allen Theatre, Student Union Building, 15th Street & Akron Avenue

EVENT:          The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi is an 800-year tradition and a highly spiritual performance. It showcases the celebration of human existence and is performed by members of a branch of the Sufi order, which was founded during the 13th century in the Turkish city of Konya.

Tickets cost $20 for the general public and $15 for students. To reserve a seat contact Select-A-Seat Lubbock at (806) 770-2000 or visit http://www.ticketsage.com/_lubbock/.

Event sponsors include Latino Lubbock Magazine, Osem Eterprises, Inc. and the Intercultural Dialog Association.

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CONTACT:  Mark Webb, professor and chairman, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3275 or mark.webb@ttu.edu.