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Turkish Movie “Toll Booth” at MoMA and Smithsonian

January will witness the screening of  a 2010 Turkish movie, Toll Booth, at MoMA in New York, and at the Smithsonian Institute at Freer Gallery in Washington, D.C. Toll Booth will be screened at MoMA from January 12th to the 18th every … Continue reading

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Kilim Exhibition at de Young Museum

San Francisco is hosting an exhibition of Anatolian Kilims at the de Young Fine Arts Museums: The Art of the Anatolian Kilim. A kilim is a type of rug that is usually tapestry-woven and very colorful. Anatolian kilims are considered … Continue reading

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Filmed in Turkey: Av Mevsimi

We are starting a new series in our blog: Filmed in Turkey. In these set of blog posts, we will be talking about Turkish-influenced movies, whether they are filmed fully in Turkey with all Turkish actors and actresses, or just … Continue reading

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Istanbulive III

Istanbulive is taking place tomorrow, Friday, June 17th, from 6pm to 10pm in Central Park. This year’s lineup includes Turkish rock band Manga, New York based ethnic band NY Gypsy All-Stars (read more on our earlier blog post), and finally legendary … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan Day at the Textile Museum – June 4

OK, this event is not a Turkish event per se, but it definitely has some Turkish taste. So, read on: Karabakh Foundation is presenting ‘Celebration of Textiles‘, an annul celebration organized by the Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. The event … Continue reading

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May 19th – Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day

Today, we celebrate the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on the 92nd anniversary of Mustafa Kemal’s arrival to Samsun to start the Turkish War of Independence. His travel symbolizes the start of a movement that fought a war … Continue reading

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Chicago Turkish Festival

The first major Turkish Festival of the year, Chicago Turkish Festival, is taking place in Chicago in the next few days. The festival features all sorts of Turkish flavored exhibitions and performances: classical Turkish  music and folk music concerts, a … Continue reading

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