(WB) Hundreds of LGBT people, allies and supporters took to the streets of Istanbul Sunday in defiance of the country’s government’s ongoing 2014 ban on Pride parades and Pride Month festivities.

To paraphrase Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz,” “Places seem to come and go so quickly here.” Two new dining spots recently opened that have replaced short-lived eateries. Both venues have proven track records with previous thriving locations. That’s good news as each place appears to be off to a good start.

As non-traditional documentaries go, Amélie van Elmbt and Maya Duverdier’s “Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel” (Magnolia Pictures) is right up there with Todd Haynes’ “The Velvet Underground.”

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