Category Archives: New York City

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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Recap: Istanbulive III

The third Istanbulive festival took place in New York City on June 17th. Turkish rock band Manga, New York based ethnic band NY Gypsy All-Stars and legendary Turkish folk musician Zülfü Livaneli took the stage for their performances. Friday, June 17th was a day … 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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A remarkable experience: Demet Sağıroğlu & NY Gypsy All-Stars at Drom NYC

The Turkspot team spent the night at New York City’s Drom on Saturday, May 14. The line-up, even though we weren’t really familiar with the band at the time, looked pretty promising: NY Gypsy All-Stars and special guest, Demet Sağıroğlu. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Concerts: maSKott (NYC, Boston) and Hadise (FL)

We are back with more concert news from maSKott and Hadise! maSKott, spun out from Kargo and formed by Koray Candemir and Serkan Çeliköz, will be performing in New York on April 22nd and in Boston on April 23rd. After performing in … Continue reading

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Pera Turkish Taco Truck: Food Truck of the Week

Back in October, we reported that Pera Mediterranean Brasserie would be rolling out its food truck in New York City. Since then it attracted many people. Actually, people liked it so much that it was declared to be the Food Truck … Continue reading

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‘To Love’ – Play by TARTE in NYC

Turkish American Repertory Theater & Entertainment (TARTE) presents ‘TO LOVE’ – a play about an Armenian girl who is longing for seeing Mustafa Kemal when he comes to the town. The play, written by Ayşe Eldek-Richardson, is based on ‘Gazi’nin … Continue reading

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