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Counting down for Duman live at the O2 Academy Islington

  In ten days’ time seminal Turkish rock band Duman will take to the stage in London to perform a selection of their greatest hits. Duman rocked the O2 Academy Islington with a sellout gig back in January 2016 for. They return with a slightly different line-up, as Mehmet Demirdelen takes over on drums. Alongside him […]

Culture
Rock star Sibel Tüzün appears as an Anatolian mother in Zülfü Livaneli's tragic tale Mutluluk / Bliss, premiering at the Arcola on 30 March 2017
Arcola to stage world premiere of Zülfü Livaneli’s hard-hitting musical ‘Mutluluk’ / ‘Bliss’

  In Lake Van, Eastern Turkey, fifteen-year-old Meryem is accused of shaming her family after being raped by her uncle. Cemal, her cousin, is tasked with Meryem’s “honour” killing. But their journey takes an unexpected turn when they encounter Irfan, a troubled professor in search of a new life… Arcola artistic director Mehmet Ergen directs […]

Art
Self-portrait of Mihri Müşfik
A century on, vision of pioneering Turkish female artist Mihri Müşfik honoured with London exhibition

A new art exhibition opening in London will celebrate the aspirations and influence of the first female Ottoman contemporary artist. A little over a hundred years ago, Mihri Müşfik Hanım, a Turkish aristocrat and artist, had wanted to establish the Istanbul Women Painters Society, but social and political conditions prevented her from doing so. Instead, […]

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Sıla live in London this April with songs from new album ‘Mürekkep’

It’s been ten years since Sıla burst on to the scene with her chart-topping, self-titled debut album, which contained smash hit …Dan Sonra. The song stayed at number one for three months and was the world’s 12th most watched video of 2007.  Last year, the Denizli pop star released her sixth studio album Mürekkep (‘Ink’) […]

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New North London venue Starfish Loves Coffee to host Open mic nights

From tonight, Starfish Loves Coffee is hosting Open Mic nights weekly on Saturdays for musical talent in the capital. Singers and musicians are invited to take part in front of a live audience at this hip new coffee shop-cum-bar in the heart of Palmers Green, North London. The event starts at 6.30pm and runs till […]