NPR piece: Istanbul, A City Of Spies In Fact And Fiction… Istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul Patriarchate purchases world’s third oldest church from Hurriyet Daily News The world’s reputedly third oldest church, the Byzantine Başmelekler Church, or Taksiyarhon Church, was purchased by the Istanbul patriarchate . Istanbul at Night : Image of the Day The cultural, economic, and historic heart of Turkey glows in the night. Istanbul, A City Of … Read more

the Guardians’s Cukurcuma top 10 guide, Istanbul at 79th spot in cost of living…an Istanbul news roundup

Top 10 guide to Çukurcuma, Istanbul The Guardian Istanbul’s antiques district, Çukurcuma, is now home to novelist Orhan Pamuk’s new Museum of Innocence ? explore its winding streets with Sarah Gilbert’s top     Istanbul ranks at 79th spot in cost of living Hurriyet Daily News (press release) Istanbul ranks 79 in terms of cost … Read more

!f Istanbul, heavy on politics, has started.. an Istanbul news roundup…

In Istanbul, a Film Festival Is Heavy on Politics – official site here !f Istanbul opens with a documentary on nature from Hurriyet Daily News Istanbul Independent Film Festival opened with the screening of ?If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth… Istanbul Biennial announces curator from Hurriyet Daily News The 13th Istanbul … Read more

Rumeysa Kiger: Panel discussion becomes artistic town-hall meeting at İstanbul Modern

Panel discussion becomes artistic town-hall meeting at İstanbul Modern   Artist Bubi Hayon?s work that was removed from İstanbul Modern?s auction night titled ?Gala Modern.? A panel discussion at the İstanbul Modern Museum of Art earlier this week turned into a major debate on censorship and the state of contemporary art in Turkey after the … Read more

Istanbul under the spell of Ramadan. An Istanbul news roundup…

I should be wandering around to actually observe what goes on but let me have some peace of mind back in Erikli here… Ramadan?s Iftar: The Break Fast of Champions from Istanbul Eats by admin Ramadan drummer of Istanbul hopes the beat will go on from World news: Turkey | Drummers fear for future … Read more

NPR piece on Sezen Aksu: The Voice of Istanbul

Istanbul from Orhan Pamuk’s eye on display in Barcelona

Istanbul Modern set to discuss austere northern European photography

from Hurriyet Dailynews
As part of long-running art discussion series, Istanbul Modern will be hosting a closer examination of northern European photography Saturday.

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