Monthly Archives: October 2010

Happy Republic Day

Turkspot wishes everyone the best on the Turkish Republic Day. We are eternally grateful to our founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his comrades for transforming a war-torn region into a modern republic. But wait, how much do we really know … Continue reading

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Emel Sayın Concert in Los Angeles

Los Angeles will be enjoying a breathtaking performance by Emel Sayın, who is regarded as the queen of Turkish Classical Music. During a career that spans about half a century, Sayın recorded more than 20 albums and appeared in several … Continue reading

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Fahir Atakoğlu performs in Chicago – October 29th

Fahir Atakoğlu, a renowned Turkish pianist, will be joining folks in Chicago Area for the Turkish Republic Day celebrations on October 29th for a free recital. Earlier, we mentioned Atakoğlu on this blog regarding his performance in Seattle. He also accompanied … Continue reading

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Boston Turkish Festival

Update (October 22, 2010): The festival program is now available on the festival website. There will be two concerts, an exhibition, a lecture, a food & wine program, and documentary & short film screenings. Full program details will be available … Continue reading

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Nonstop Istanbul – Los Angeles by Turkish Airlines

It is no secret that Turkish Airlines will start nonstop service from Istanbul to Washington, D.C. in November. It turns out they will also fly to LAX nonstop starting March 3rd, 2011. According to the announcement, the flights will be … Continue reading

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NY2Dance Performance in New York and Washington, D.C.

Nejla Yatkin’s NY2Dance is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a performance in New York City on November 5th and 6th and another one in Washington, D.C. on November 13th and 14th. Nejla Yatkin is a 2008 Princess Grace Choreography Fellow. … Continue reading

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Morso Restaurant – Review

Our last stop during the Turkish Restaurant Week in D.C. was Morso Restaurant in Georgetown. Morso means “bite” in Italian, for those curious ones like me. The restaurant’s website is still under construction; in the meantime, you can access menus … Continue reading

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