The Minipax Festival was besieged by rain storms for a second year in a row, much to the chagrin of most of the attendees. To
“I see myself as world citizen. The whole world is my home but I have to say, Istanbul is the place where I see my
Cihangir Cool for Cats is back at it! Great venue, scrumptious food, huge range of international beers and spirits …and the best quiz in Istanbul on
IKSV‘s 14th Istanbul Biennial “SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms” is set to begin on Saturday 5 September through Sunday 1 November. The long-anticipated project,
Open Studio Days has kicked off their “Open Call” for the 2015 edition taking place from Friday 2 through Sunday 4 October. Non-commercial and independent
PASAJ, in conjunction with Local A. and the Tarlabaşı Community Center, will host an exhibition titled “Tarlabaşı Contemporary” from Friday 4 September until Sunday 13 September.
The Sakıp Sabancı Museum will host an exhibition titled “ZERO. Countdown to the Future” from Wednesday 2 September 2015 until Sunday 10 January 2016. The
The recently released Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast is a not-so-ordinary guidebook. At 480 pages in full-color, it’s the perfect companion for any trip to
Small Projects Istanbul, a local nonprofit focused on helping children and young people from Syria access education in Turkey, will be hosting a happy hour
Bozlu Art Project will host their multi-artist exhibition “Respect”, curated by Oğuz Erten, from Tuesday 9 June through Saturday 29 August. From the organizer: In
From the advertiser: 9 Reasons You Should Learn Turkish with TurkishIstanbul.com: 1. Courses are customized to fit individual student needs and learning styles. It is
The first exhibition the renovated beer factory will host is by the celebrated Turkish photographer Ziya Tacir. Initiated by MERKUR gallery and running form Saturday
Some time back, I decided to try a new approach to my Istanbul stories. Up until that point, the stories, though carefully written, were missing
Color runs are making a much-acclaimed return this summer with several scheduled around Turkey. This year’s remaining Color Sky 5K runs will take place in Istanbul,
It was a year ago that we documented the first round of Istanbul Assassin (Facebook), a live-action game where competitors seek to eliminate each other with mock
After a long summer break Pop-Up Restaurant Istanbul is back at it again, this time with a “Herbal Pleasures” theme that’s destined to please. As usual,
Sending “rock” waves through Turkey and the world for over 20 years, Mor ve Ötesi played to a jam-packed house last Saturday at Dorock XL
Beer, one of the oldest alcoholic beverages known to mankind, can be very nutritional when consumed in moderation, and therefore has the well-earned name “liquid-bread.”
Istanbul Modern will host a concert by independent musicians Nilipek, and Can Güngör, Thursday, 27 August. The event begins at 7:00 pm and is free of charge.
Elgiz Museum will host Azade Köker’s solo exhibition “Endkettet – Dissolution” from Friday 9 October through Thursday 7 January. From the organizer: The Elgiz Museum
EKAV (Education, Culture and Research Foundation) will host works from the private collection of Leyla Alaton from Tuesday 1 September through Saturday 3 October at Ekavart
A Corner in the World, a new performance arts festival produced by Köşe, will take place in Istanbul from Wednesday 14 through Friday 28 October.
Gallery Ilayda will host the group exhibition “Summer Collective” from Wednesday 1 July through Friday 4 September. From the organizer: The exhibition includes the latest
You may have read in the Turkish news recently that archaeologists in Antalya found the head of Medusa … in stone. The archaeologists told reporters