On Now: “Fill in the Plant” @ x-ist

x-ist will host the solo exhibition "Fill in the Plant" of Burcu Perçin from Thursday 20 April through Saturday 20 May. From the organizer: Burcu Perçin's...

On Now: “Wanderer on the Sea of Light” @ Pera Museum

Pera Museum will host "Wanderer on the Sea of Light", curated by Lucienne Del’Furia and Frédéric Hitzel, and featuring the work of 19th century...

#Reshape Your City – Istanbul’s Urban Thinkers Summit

After the success of the Social Impact Summit in December, Istanbul&I, a volunteer youth community dedicated to social impact is organizing another summit -- this time about...

Friday: The Radio Dept. @ Salon IKSV

Salon IKSV will host the Swedish Duo "The Radio Dept." on Friday 28 April. Set to start at 22:00, tickets are priced at 50...

Coming Soon: Caz Festivali @ Zorlu PSM

Zorlu PSM will host their Caz Festivali from Wednesday 3 through Friday 12 May. The concerts will take place across different stages. Tickets for the concerts...

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...

On Now: “PMS” @ Bant Mag. Havuz

Bant Mag. will host the multi-artist exhibition "PMS", curated by artist Meltem Şahin, from Friday 14 April through Saturday 13 May at Bant Mag....

Coming Soon: Beth Hart @ Zorlu PSM

Zorlu PSM will host the American singer-songwriter Beth Hart as part of the Zorlu PSM Jazz Festival on Wednesday 10 May. Set to start at 20:00, tickets are...

Coming Soon: Trivia Night #2 @ 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...

On Now: “TRIALS: 310 Artist Portraits” @ SANATORIUM

SANATORIUM will host Sergen Şehitoğlu's exhibition "TRIALS: 310 Artist Portraits" from Tuesday 25 April through Saturday 6 May. From the organizer: SANATORIUM will host Sergen Şehitoğlu’s recently...

Classic Arabic and American Music Collide: Country for Syria May Performances

Fusing traditional Arabic melodies with the distinctly American twangs of country music, Istanbul-based collective band Country for Syria have a month loaded with performances....

Ending Sunday: “Istif” @ Art On Istanbul

Art On Istanbul will host the solo exhibition "Istif" from artist Mithat Şen at their new Tepebaşı location from Saturday 18 March through Sunday...

Extended: The 2nd Yabangee Instagram Photo Competition: Relationships

Last year marked our first-ever Instagram photo competition, focused on portraits. It was a blast and we really enjoyed looking through all the photos...

Ending Sunday: “Introspective” @ GaleriBu

GaleriBu will host the solo exhibition "Introspective" of artist Eda Emirdağ through Sunday 30 April. The exhibition is curated by İpek Yeğinsü. From the organizer: As...

Mondays: “Trials and Hardships of Home Life for a Wonderful Couple”...

Clout Theatre, in collaboration with local Turkish artists, presents the production of "Trials and Hardships of Home Life for a Wonderful Couple" at Ikincikat...

On Now: “SONGE” @ Cep Gallery

Cep Gallery will host the first solo exhibition of Takayoshi Sakabe in Turkey, "SONGE", from Thursday 20 April through Monday 15 May. From the organizer: Entitled "...

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...

Coming Soon: Istanbul Color Sky 5K Run @ Caddebostan

Color runs are making a much-acclaimed return this summer with several scheduled around Turkey. Istanbul's Color Sky 5k Run is taking place in Caddebostan...

Coming Soon: “LOKALIZE: Büyük Ev Ablukada – Ay Şuram Ağrıyo” @...

Zorlu PSM will host the Turkish band Büyük Ev Ablukada for an acoustic performance on Saturday 27 May. The band will perform twice, starting at 16:00 and 19:00,...

On Now: “Written Room” @ Pi Artworks Istanbul

Pi Artworks Istanbul will host the installation "Written Room" of Parastou Forouhar from Saturday 18 March through Wednesday 10 May. From the organizer: Pi Artworks Istanbul...

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...

The 12th Istanbul Tulip Festival in Full Bloom

The tulip is a flower long rooted into Istanbul’s history and life. It can be found in Ottoman era paintings, clothing, mentioned in poetry...

Expat Spotlight #4: Community Leaders

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

Coming Soon: “Edirne & Food Pairing” Night w/ Pop-Up Restaurant Istanbul

Pop-Up Restaurant Istanbul is back at it again, this time with an Edirne & Food Pairing night with an emphasis on some delicious wines...

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