Sundays: “Bean Beat Bite”

Bean Beat Bite is a Sunday morning event that occurs in collaboration with NOW. and Rave Mag. The event which can be referred to as a late...

(Sep 8 – Nov 11) “yellow punctum” @ riverrun

riverrun will host the Sarkis "yellow punctum" exhibition, part of a Bunker Exhibition series, from Friday 8 September through Saturday 11 November. The opening...

Winter Preparations Underway at Boğaziçi University’s Dog Sanctuary

Earlier this year, Yabangee visited Boğaziçi University's dog sanctuary. In addition to sharing the kinds of cute doggy pictures that one writes home to...

3, 2, 1, Polo! The story of Istanbul Bike Polo

Article guest-written by James McKay. Photos by Colin Craig. Urban hardcourt bike polo is a sport that began with a group of bike messengers in...

Taste of Tea: Conceptual Art on the Train

Haydarpaşa Garı train station, quiet of late because of construction work, is once again buzzing with people. But this time the crowds running to...

(Oct 18) Karsu @ Babylon Bomonti

Babylon Bomonti will host singer/songwriter Karsu on Wednesday 18 October. Doors open at 20:30, with the show set to start at 21:30. Tickets are...

(Ends Nov 18) “Identity: The Sheltered Place” @ Endless Art Taksim

Endless Art Taksim will open their doors this season with the group project "Identity: The Sheltered Place" from Wednesday 20 September through Saturday 18...

(Oct 28) Yabangee Halloween Party of Horror #5 @ By Bahçe

We're returning for our FIFTH annual Halloween party and it's destined to be our ghastliest yet! Join us for a night of ghoulish delight,...

(Oct 28) Oktoberfest Istanbul by the German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce

KüçükÇiftlik Park Istanbul will host "Oktoberfest Istanbul", an event organized by the German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday, October 28th. Tickets are priced...

Open Call for Submissions @ Bosphorus Review of Books

From BRB: The Bosphorus Review of Books is a predominantly English-language journal focused on cross-cultural arts exchange and providing literary works and commentary for...

(Nov 4,5) Autumn Bazaar @ Circuit Istanbul

CIRCUIT Istanbul continue their streak of successful bazaars, this time celebrating Autumn on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November. The events continue to emphasize...

(Oct 30) Yabangee Presents: Expat Spotlight #6 – “Creatives in Istanbul”

In collaboration with ATÖLYE, Yabangee continues to present Expat Spotlight, a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse...

(Ends Oct 22) “Fiction Machines” @ Bozlu Art Project

Bozlu Art Project Nişantaşı will host the solo exhibition "Fiction Machines" of artist Server Demirtaş through Sunday 22 October. From the organizer: Bozlu Art Project presents...

October Speed Dating Nights by First Sight Date

First Sight Date, a speed-dating initiative organized by a local woman, aims to help you find your perfect match. Their next speeding dating sessions are set to take...

The 3rd Yabangee Instagram Photography Competition: Hidden Gems

The time has come for our third Instagram photo competition! After the success of our previous themes of "portraits" and "relationships", we're shaking things...

The IKSV 21st Istanbul Theatre Festival

IKSV has announced their program for the long awaited 21st Istanbul Theatre Festival. The festival will run from Monday 13 through Sunday 26 November,...

(Sep 7 – Oct 20) “Past meets Present” @ Anna Laudel...

Anna Laudel Contemporary will host the group exhibition "Past meets Present", curated by Huma Kabakcı and Mine Küçük, from Thursday 7 September through Friday...

(Oct 21) Move Yourself: Training Programme for Visegrad Community Leaders @...

A community of countries representing Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic are hosting "Move Yourself", a training program for leaders in the community. Taking...

(Oct 21) Ye-şil- len-dir- e-lim /4 @ Circuit Istanbul

CIRCUIT Istanbul return with their workshop series ​Ye-şil-len-dir-e-lim on building relationships with ourselves and our environments, taking place on Saturday 21 October. Entry is...

(Oct 28) BIG BURN Nights w/ Dubfire @ ROXY

BURN is kicking off their regular event series "BIG BURN Nights" in the most appropriate of fashions, with Iranian-American techno and house DJ &...

(Ends 30 Nov) Serge Mienandi Artwork @ Le Cuistot Studio

Le Cuistot Studio, a Belgian owned catering business, and African art promoters KELEN, will host the artwork of Congolese artist Serge Mienandi in a...

(Oct 5-28) “Our Nature” @ The Photographers’ Gallery Istanbul

The Photographers' Gallery Istanbul will host Erhan Şermet's solo exhibition "Our Nature" from Thursday 5 through Saturday 28 October. From the organizer: Using traces of man...

(Sep 13 – Nov 26) “Commissioners’ Exhibition” @ SALT Galata

SALT Galata will explore the relationships between commissioners and architects in "Commissioners' Exhibition" from Wednesday 13 September through Sunday 26 November. From the organizer: Kemal Kurdaş...

(Nov 3-19) 27th Akbank Jazz Festival

The acclaimed 27th Akbank Jazz Festival returns to Istanbul with their usual array of impressive performers, workshops, panels, film screenings, and more. Running from...

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