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MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Fans of the "Game of Thrones" fantasy TV series are flocking to the historic Spanish town of Osuna, where part of its fifth season is being filmed, fuelling hopes the show will deliver a lasting tourism boost.
The legendary 'Death Warrant' actor is looking for a 'building warrant' in Turkey
ISTANBUL – Hurriyet Daily News
Trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf will play at the Akbank Jazz Festival on Oct 25. Growing up in an intellectual milieu under the influence of his uncle, author Amin Maalouf, he incorporates many different genres of music
Turkey’s world renowned pianist and composer Fazıl Say has claimed that his pieces have been removed from the program of the Culture and Tourism Ministry’s Presidential Symphony Orchestra
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
The band on its website released a first track - the hard guitar-driven 'Bury Our Friends' - from the album 'No Cities to Love' which will go on sale on January 20
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
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'
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Swiss photographer Rene Burri, celebrated for his portraits of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso, died Monday in Zurich aged 81, the Magnum agency said.
Celebrated Istanbul photography artist Ara Güler has opened an exhibition in Berlin featuring 200 of his pieces depicting the lives of Istanbul residents since the 1950s.
World-renowned photo journalist Ergun Çağatay is presenting a selection of his photos over the last 50 years at a new exhibition
FOLDED CORNER - ‘From the Abode of Islam to the Turkish Vatan: The Making of a National Homeland in Turkey’ by Behlül Özkan
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