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more photos here from the Istanbul Zombie Walk attempt (!)

James Bond film crew to close part of Istanbul

from Hurriyet Daily News
Scenes for the latest installment of the 007 James Bond series, ‘Skyfall,’ will be filmed in one of Istanbul?s busiest and most crowded neighborhoods, Eminönü

 

Istanbul is worth more than a quick trip

Liza Kappelle, AAP April 2, 2012, 12:14 pm

Istanbul is one of the great cities of the world and there are few more intimate ways to explore it than from your own flat in one of the fascinating streets of Beyoglu.

 

İstanbul’s island idyll

Sunday’s Zaman

And then ?Pappie? Ugolin is stopping the pendulum of the giant grandfather clock at 9:05 of the morning in the modest bedroom in Dolmabaçe Palace, İstanbul, where Jean de Florette has just died and sent Turkey into national mourning.


On the way to the Istanbul Design Biennial

Hurriyet Daily News (press release)

During the workshop in Istanbul, designers from Amsterdam presented their work, ideas and philosophy through a visual presentation. Designers also visited museums, leather and carpet ateliers, and artisans with the students.


Istanbul, de galeries en ateliers

by Acturca
Courrier International (France) n° 1118, 5 avril 2012, p. 48            English Suzy Hansen, The New York Times Quand on est un artiste jeune et talentueux, c?est là qu?il faut être. Visite guidée d?une ville en pleine renaissance, en compagnie d?une journaliste américaine qui y vit depuis cinq ans. L?imposant bâtiment vieux de 120 ans qui

Festival d?Istanbul : histoire du cinéma en 15 épisodes

by Acturca
El Watan.com (Algérie) 5 avril 2012 Azzedine Mabrouki Dans l?atlas géographique mondial des festivals du cinéma, les yeux des cinéphiles convergent en ce moment vers les écrans d?Istanbul, où le 31e Festival (30 mars-15 avril) accueille 200 films et de nombreux cinéastes dont certains sont des poids lourds du 7e art. En hommage à la

 

Finding a bargain in Istanbul, Turkey

Los Angeles Times

Boats pass beneath Istanbul’s Galata Bridge, which crosses the Golden Horn to connect the city’s older and newer sections. (Mary Forgione / For The Times / February 21, 2012) Istanbul, Turkey ? For months I had been pining for a trip to Europe


İstanbul Theater Festival tickets on sale this weekend

Sunday’s Zaman

Tickets for this year’s İstanbul International Theater Festival will go on sale Saturday, the İstanbulFoundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) announced Friday. Tickets will be available through the online ticket company Biletix and at the İKSV building


Echoes of Istanbul in India

MSN India

We were mostly in Istanbul, and also went to another city, Konya, where the poet Rumi is buried.Istanbul was, of course, charming. It’s a city where East and West seem happily to coexist, on either side of the Bosphorus and across two continents.

Greek author says: come to Istanbul

from Hurriyet Daily News
Greek journalist and author Alexandros Massevetas, who lives in Istanbul, has called …

 

Groove du Bosphore

by Acturca
Weekend Le Vif / L?Express (Belgique) 6 avril 2012, p. 63 Philippe Cornet Révélé en 2005 par Crossing The Bridge ? The Sound Of Istanbul, l?excellent documentaire de Fatih Akin sur la scène musicale d?Istanbul, BaBa ZuLa est certainement ce qui se fait de plus psychédélique en Turquie aujourd?hui. Sans être unilatéralement génial ? il

 

World Fashion Week Tour | Istanbul Party | Fashiolista Blog

By Emilie

For our World Fashion Week Tour styled by Nelly.com we took off to Istanbul and met tons of cool fashion bloggers, gorgeous models and hip designers. Check out this video for a glance of the party and let us know in the comments below


Sixtenth International Istanbul Theatre Festival. (Istanbul-Turkey. 4 April?15 May 2008)

by Acturca
Theatre Journal (USA), Volume 61, Number 1, March 2009 Serap Erincin * Turkey, surrounded for the most part by the Black, Aegean, and Mediterranean seas, is a country in the middle of everything. To the east and south are Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, and Syria; to the west are Greece and Bulgaria. The waters of

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