Poem of the Week: 2 – 8 February

Questions from A Worker Who Reads by Bertolt Brecht Who built Thebes of the seven gates? In the books you will find the name of kings. Did the kings haul up the lumps of rock? And Babylon, many times demolished. Who raised it up so many times? In what houses Of gold-glittering Lima did the builders … Continue reading Poem of the Week: 2 – 8 February

Poem of the Week: 26 January – 1 February

Sonnet 87 by William Shakespeare Farewell, thou art too dear for my possessing, And like enough thou know’st thy estimate. The charter of thy worth gives thee releasing: My bonds in thee are all determinate. For how do I hold thee but by thy granting, And for that riches where is my deserving? The cause … Continue reading Poem of the Week: 26 January – 1 February

Current Art Events in Istanbul

İşte Benim, Zeki Müren (Here I am, Zeki Müren) Yapı Kredi Private Banking and Yapı Kredi Culture and Arts Publication launched a major exhibition of Turkish classical music icon, Zeki Müren, on 18 November. Free exhibition, curated by Derya Bengi, ends on 31 January 2015. Orientalism in Polish Art Pera Musum is hosting a selection of Polish artworks … Continue reading Current Art Events in Istanbul