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Bergüzar Korel, a Turkish actress best known for her role in the “Binbir Gece” (Thousand and One Nights) series, has been named as the best Turkish actress in a survey conducted by an Arab TV station.
Director Derviş Zaim returns this week with ‘Balık’ (Fish), the second in a trilogy on the relationship between humans and nature. Here’s a look at how ‘Balık’ fares in a filmography of two decades
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
The critically acclaimed Jazz and Experimental Music from Poland (JEMP) festival heads to Istanbul between Oct. 19 and 26 for its first-ever edition abroad as part of the 2014 cultural program celebrating 600 years of Polish-Turkish diplomatic relations.
British legend Morrissey, the former lead vocalist of The Smiths, will perform in Istanbul on Dec. 7.
'The Seed' venue at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum will host world renowned figures of classical music in the 8th season of its 'Istanbul Recitals.' The concert series starts today with Russian-American pianist Alexei Volodin
This year, the festival will pay homage to Karagöz puppeteer Tacettin Diker, who died this past March. Diker gave countless performances of Karagöz shadow theater in Turkey and abroad
The new art season has opened at the Ankara State Opera and Ballet. Director Mustafa Erdoğan speaks about the new season and the troubles experienced by dancers
The premiere of a play based on the life of the German poet Goethe has been canceled over controversy prompted by an attempt to remove lines deemed 'foul and erotic'
World-renowned photo journalist Ergun Çağatay is presenting a selection of his photos over the last 50 years at a new exhibition
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Comics are serious business in the land of of Tintin and The Smurfs, and nowhere more so than in Europe’s biggest and oldest museum dedicated to the art form as the venue celebrates its 25th birthday
CLACTON-ON-SEA, United Kingdom - Agence France-Presse
Street cleaners in Britain may have painted over artwork worth a fortune -- a mural by Banksy showing pigeons picking on an African migrant bird in a satire on the rise of anti-immigration sentiment.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkish Awakening’ by Alev Scott (Faber, 336 pages, £15)
Professor Talat Halman, Turkey’s first culture minister (1971), has published a large new volume, 'William Shakespeare: Aşk ve Anlatı Şiirleri,' in honor of the 450th anniversary of the English bard’s birth
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Booker Prize winning novelist Richard Flanagan said he was "ashamed to be Australian" during a scathing attack on the environmental policies of his home nation.