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Extended: The 1st Yabangee Instagram Photo Competition

Editor's Note: We've extended the deadline to July 15! As we emerge from hibernation and indulge in this beautiful weather, we thought it timely to kick...

From Boza to Bourbon: Pickle Juice at Petek Turşuları

Located just off Beyoğlu’s balık pazarı, Petek Turşuları at first appears to be just like the many other pickle shops around town. The walls...
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Review: 23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival Opening @ Cemil Topuzlu

Imagine a night that Damon Albarn opens the 23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival at Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre and then the Arabic ‘Ada Sahillerinde Bekliyorum’...

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23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival

Review: 23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival Opening @ Cemil Topuzlu

Imagine a night that Damon Albarn opens the 23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival at Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre and then the Arabic ‘Ada Sahillerinde Bekliyorum’ kicks in. In this way, the opening scene set our...
Yabangee Instagram

Extended: The 1st Yabangee Instagram Photo Competition

Editor's Note: We've extended the deadline to July 15! As we emerge from hibernation and indulge in this beautiful weather, we thought it timely to kick off a fun-filled Instagram photo competition to celebrate the occasion....
hello to summer

Ending Thursday: “Hello to Summer” Group Exhibition @ Galeri Idil

Galeri Idil, a bridge connecting traditional and modern art, was founded by Idil Yılmaz in 2012. Now, this creditable art gallery in Nişantaşı closes the 2015-2016 art season with a group exhibition of eight artists. The...
Persian Play

Persian Play is Highlight of the 20th Theatre Festival

As we transition into summer from spring, so have begun the series of IKSV Festivals: the just over Theatre Festival, the ongoing Music Festival, and the upcoming Jazz Festival. The month of May was...
Patti Smith

For all the barefoot dancers: Patti Smith in Istanbul

“The artist seeks contact with his intuitive sense of the gods, but in order to create his work, he cannot stay in this seductive and incorporeal realm. He must return to the material world...