This Weekend in Ankara
The 18th METU Art - ODTÜ Sanat events continue with the performance of Air Force Eagles of Jazz Orchestra & METU Alumni Stars which will take place at ODTÜ Kemal Kurdaş Hall on Sunday at 20:00.Tickets can be purchased through Biletix.
Bilkent, Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Zehetmair, will perform "The Duet of Violin with Viola" concert at Bilkent Concert Hall on Saturday at 20:00. Soloisst: Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Ruth Killius(viola). Program: Mozart. Free transportation is available from and to Tunus Street, National Library, Armada AVM, Kentpark bus stop one hour prior to concert time and after the concert.
"French Women Composers", lecture concert of pianist Işık Ece Tezgel Gönül, will takeplace at Kavaklıdere Mozarthaus on Saturday at 20:00. Program: C. Chaminade, M. Bonis, G. Tailleferre and L. Boulanger. Mozarthaus is also hosting Acuarela Latin & Flamenco Trio on Sunday at 17:00. The trio is composed of Damla Bozkurt (violin), Duygu Yücesoy (vocal) and Ceyhun Güneş (guitar).
Ankara State Opera and Ballet will perform Il Signor Bruschino, Rossini's one-act opera, at Opera Sahnesi on Saturday at 20:00. Kalp Korosu (The Heart Choir), one-act musical play for children, will be staged at Leyla Gencer Sahnesi on Sunday at 12:00.
CSO- Presidential Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Howard Griffiths will perform on Friday at 20:00. Soloists: Güher - Süher Pekinel (piano). Program: M. Ravel, F. Poulenc, M. de Falla. Tickets can be purchased through Biletinial.
Studio Masterpiece offers 3 hours of art, music and fun, which you paint, listen to music, have new friends. Even if you never paint you will be the artist and will have your own oil-painting works which you can hang at home or office or give your friends as a gift. All equipments will be provided by Studio Masterpiece and included in the ticket price. Tickets can be purchased through Biletix. For reservation please e-mail to info(at)studiomasterpiece.com or call (312) 467 7272.
Studio Masterpiece - Remzi Oğuz Arık Mah., Tunus Caddesi 91/A Kavaklıdere, Çankaya
ATO Congresium is hosting famous Turkish music performer Emel Sayın on Saturday at 21:00.
90ies Party is at If Performance Hall, Kavaklıdere on Friday at 20:30. Popeye will take stage at 00:30. The Jollies Light Party is on Saturday at 21:00. Fresh will perform at 00:30.
Jolly Joker Ankara is hosting Gülşen on Friday at 22:00. Teoman will take stage on Saturday at 22:00.
Pinhani will take stage at Hayal Kahvesi on Friday at 23:00. Erdem Ergün will perform on Saturday at 23:30.
Pembe Kurbağa Children’s Theater at Büklüm Sokak Kavaklıdere, will stage Kardan Adam ile Kartanesi (Snowman and Snowflakes) on Saturday at 12:00. Ponpon Kuyruğun Pastası (Cake of Pompom Tail ), storytelling theater for children 0-3 is on Sunday at 12:00.
Aqua Vega, the biggest aquarium in Turkey, can be visited at Nata Vega Outlet between 11:00 and 21:00.
The first technology museum in Ankara is Çengelhan Rahmi Koç Museum. The collection contains hundreds of items from miniatures to full size boats and vehicles. It is worth to pay a visit on the weekend.
New Films of the Week
Saban's Power Rangers / Power Rangers (Action/Sci-Fi)
Director: Dean Israelite
Stars: Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler
A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.
Collide / Otoban (Thriller/Action)
Director: Eran Creevy
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones
An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, though he winds up on the run from his employers across Cologne high-speed Autobahn.
Life / Hayat (Horror/Sci-Fi)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds
A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station whose mission of discovery turns to one of primal fear when they find a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.
David Lynch: The Art Life / David Lynch: Yaşam Sanatı (Documentary)
Directeor: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes (XVII), Olivia Neergaard-Holm
Stars: David Lynch
David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey through the formative years of his life. From his idyllic upbringing in small town America to the dark streets of Philadelphia, we follow Lynch as he traces the events that have helped to shape one of cinema's most enigmatic directors.
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