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ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
Turkish television drama series have taken the world by storm but life on the sets of these dramas is not all glitz and glamor
KOCAELİ - Anadolu Agency
The Aug. 17, 1999, Marmara earthquake, known as the disaster of the century which left more the 17,000 people dead, will be featured on film for the first time.
The 22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival will be held this year between June 27 and July 15. The program of the event was announced at a press conference
The Russian Red Army Chorus will be in Istanbul for a performance on June 13, and it is also set to include surprise Turkish songs in its set-list.
German singer and actress Ute Lemper, who is renowned for her performances in musicals know world-wide, will take the stage at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall on April 28 with her project “Last Tango in Berlin.”
One of the most popular worldwide shows, which has seen by more than 54 million people in 14 different languages, “Mamma Mia!,” will return to Istanbul on Sept. 29 at the Zorlu Performing Arts Center.
The Sabancı International Adana Theater Festival will raise the curtain for the 17th time on World Theater Day on March 27
The Ankara State Opera and Ballet (ADOB) has increased its audience numbers and income to a large extent since the opening of the new season in October 2014, according to figures from the organization.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
While some museums are still somewhat skittish about selling souvenirs, New York's celebrated MoMA leads the way in retail innovation, its design boutiques almost as popular as the artwork on display.
BAYBURT - Anadolu Agency
The Baksı Museum in the eastern Black Sea province of Bayburt’s Bayraktar (Baksı) village will celebrate its decennial with various events this year.
The 13th Pera Fest, to be organized this year with the theme “Arts Against Violence,” will kick off on March 21. The event is organized by the Association of Intercultural Communications - Interdisciplinary Arts, and PPR.
FOLDED CORNER: ‘There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia and Beyond’ by Meline Toumani (Metropolitan Books, 286 pages, $28)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920’ by Eugene Rogan (Allen Lane, 512 pages, £25)
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Spain on March 17 unearthed the apparent remains of literary giant and father of the modern novel Miguel de Cervantes, found in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death.