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Independent Film Maker Jason DaSilva in Istanbul

During his time in Istanbul, DaSilva participated in film screenings and discussions at Istanbul Commerce University, SALT Beyoğlu and at StudioX on the AXS Map he developed (a Google based mobile app to “map” locations based on their accessibility to people in wheelchairs) and the first “Mapathon” for people with disabilities in Istanbul. DaSilva also ...
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Sazli Cazli Performances

Turkish-American jazz musician and teacher Emre Kartari and his group of Turkish and American jazz musicians performed at various universities in Izmir, Ankara, Kirikkale, Kirsehir and Kayseri. Sazli Cazli’s jazz band group consists of Ayca Kartari, Kevin Simpson, Onur Puza, Taylor Barnett and Yahya Geylan. The group successfully combined Tuirkish folk music with American jazz ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: May Day (Labor Day) Demonstrations on Friday, May 1, 2015

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that several Labor Unions throughout Turkey will celebrate Labor Day, also known as the International Workers’ Day, on May 1.  The Embassy advises U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Turkey to be alert to the potential for violence on May 1, to avoid those areas where disturbances have occurred, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: May Day (Labor Day) Demonstrations on Friday, May 1, 2015

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that several Labor Unions throughout Turkey will celebrate Labor Day, also known as the International Workers’ Day, on May 1.  The Embassy advises U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Turkey to be alert to the potential for violence on May 1, to avoid those areas where disturbances have occurred, ...
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