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Anatolian Rhythms 

When: Sat., Jan. 19, 8 p.m. 2008
Price: $15-$30

Most westerners couldn't locate the Anatolian peninsula on a map, let alone name its main exports -- the best of which, apparently, is a type of folk dance that combines rhythmic footwork with "shamanistic" ritual movements. Turkish-born folklorist and dance choreographer AhmetLüleci is out to mend that cultural rift. After years spent studying the dance steps of this region between the Black and Mediterranean seas, Lüceli went on to become artistic director of Boston's Collage Dance Ensemble, a group that combines traditional Anatolian movements with contemporary western choreography. Under Lüceli's tutelage, Collage has created a hybrid style with wide popular appeal. The group's new show, Anatolian Rhythms, will also feature performances by the Turkish dance troupYöre. On Saturday, Jan. 19 at Roda Theatre (2015 Addison St., Berkeley). 8 p.m., $15-$30. BerkeleyRep.org


— Rachel Swan

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