“It’s become a real community effort for the entire Farmers Market District,” Coleman said. “It’s like its own little compound, which makes it kind of like its own universe — our little Tatooine.”
The Peruvian-born author moved with her husband to Oklahoma 15 years ago.
The documentary screens 7 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 Sunday at Harkins Theatres Bricktown 16.
“Most people may not know that, besides fasting, Ramadan is a month of sharing and generosity. It is our obligation,” Akkus said.
“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.
“There are folks who are accustomed to the Western lifestyle — it’s what they live and breathe — but there are a lot of families that we’re their first taste of it,” Jeane said.
“I feel it is important to give back to our community, and I find ways for us to do that as a family,” Hernández said. “This is what we do, and it is part of who we are.”
“It has a nice ‘party on the plaza’ feel,” she said.
The free music and entertainment festival is scheduled to run noon-9 p.m. at Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads.
The festival begins April 28 with a free fire ceremony.