Big Burn Istanbul @ Suma Beach

Big Burn Istanbul, a three day seaside music festival loaded with performers, arrives to Suma Beach from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 July. Headliners...

The Away Days (+ Kamufle Moral Band / Rain Lab Midnight...

Our local favorites The Away Days will be bringing their indie rock talents (with elements of dream pop, psychedelic, shoegaze and more) to the...

Sziget: Island of Freedom @ Zorlu PSM Amfi

Zorlu PSM Amfi, in collaboration with Sziget Turkey, will host live broadcasts of Sziget Festival: Island of Freedom from Wednesday 9 through Wednesday 16 August....

Festival d’Aix-en-Provence @ Zorlu PSM Amfi

Zorlu PSM, in collaboration with the French Institute of Istanbul, will host screenings from the opera Festival d’Aix-en-Provence starting on Wednesday 19 July through...

Still Life Painting Workshop with Martin Harrison-Priestman @ ATÖLYE

Özyeğin University, in collaboration with ATÖLYE, will host a Still Life Painting workshop under the guidance of Martin Harrison-Priestman on Saturday 22 July. Running...

Hey! Douglas Midnight Session @ Babylon Bomonti

Babylon Bomonti will host Turkish music veteran Hey! Douglas on Saturday 29 July for a midnight session. Doors are set to open at 23:30,...

Summertime Boat Party: A Private Bosphorus Cruise

Some friends of ours have taken it upon themselves to organize a summertime boat party on Friday 7 July. The fun is set to start...

Hazel & DJ Ryson McMiller @ 360 Istanbul

360 Istanbul will host Hazel & DJ Ryson McMiller on Saturday July 1st. The fun kicks off at 23:00. For reservations, contact +90 533...

Mixer Sessions II | Blackbox @ Mixer

Mixer Sessions continue in their support of young curators and artists with the group exhibition "Blackbox" on display from Friday 16 June through Saturday...

Yabangee LGBTQA Istanbul Night #1

Yabangee is really feeling all the pride going around and are delighted to present our first LGBTQA night on Wednesday 21 June. We invite...

Yabangee Trivia Night #3 @ Bunk Roof

In a city eager for more pub quizzes/trivia nights, we thought we'd try our hand at organizing some sessions. So come join us at...

“The Pope and Galileo Had A Minor Disagreement” @ Zilberman Gallery

Zilberman Gallery will host Guido Casaretto’s solo exhibition "The Pope and Galileo Had A Minor Disagreement" from Tuesday 9 May through Saturday 17 June. The...

“Angst Eats Soul” @ Pi Artworks Istanbul

Pi Artworks Istanbul will host will host the solo video exhibition "Angst Eats Soul" of artist Susan Hefuna from Thursday 18 May through Saturday...

Malignant Humour II (Stand-up in English) @ kargART Sahne

Aslı Akbay and Erim Bilgin return for another dose of stand-up magic in Malignant Humour II on Sunday 11 June. Doors open/Tickets go on...

“The Chronicles of Flowers” @ Zilberman Projects–Istanbul

Zilberman Gallery will host Bahia Shehab’s project exhibition "The Chronicles of Flowers" in their project space from Tuesday 9 May through Saturday 17 June. From the...

“Innocents” @ Halka Art/Gallery

Halka Art Project will host the solo exhibition "Innocents" of artist Lale Atunel from Thursday 8 to Wednesday 21 June. The opening reception kicks...

Gundecha Brothers Nada Yoga & Dhrupad Workshops & Concerts

The Gundecha Brothers, internationally renowned classical musicians hailing from India with a focus on the genre of Dhrupad, will come to Istanbul for a...

Tropical Pop-Up Store – An “Aujourd’hui La Turquie” Anniversary Celebration

Aujourd’hui La Turquie will celebrate their 12th anniversary with a "Tropical Pop-Up Store" celebration on Thursday 8 June. The festivities run from 10:00 to 18:00...

IKSV 45th Music Festival

The IKSV 45th Music Festival with a theme of "unusual" will take place from Monday 29 May through Wednesday 21 June. This year's festival...

“Free Speech Zone” @ Gallery Ilayda

Gallery Ilayda will host the solo exhibition "Free Speech Zone" of artist Damla Özdemir from Friday 26 May through Friday 23 June. From the organizer: “Free...

Global Iftar by Popist Supper Club

Popist Supper Club will host their Global Iftar on Saturday 3 June. The delicious fun starts at 20:30, with attendees asked to RSVP via...

“Find Your Calling Istanbul” Atelier Muse Artist Residency Program

Atelier Muse Artist Residency Program in Istanbul is currently accepting applications for their "Find Your Calling Istanbul" program for the Fall of 2017. Applicants...

Five Day Five City Tour

After six years in Istanbul I have to admit my wander-list for Turkey is looking a bit forlorn. Although I  have tried hard to explore every...

Karma Series #1 “Lucid” @ Moda Stage Theatre

Karma Series #1 "Lucid", an evening of contemporary dance curated by Korhan Başaran, will take place at Moda Stage Theatre on Tuesday 20 June....

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