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VENICE - Agence France-Presse
Johnny Depp tops the cast of stars headed to Venice this week for what is shaping up as something of a watershed edition of the world's oldest film festival.
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
Wes Craven, a master of cinematic horror whose legendary directorial credits include “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream,” died on Aug. 30 aged 76, his family said
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
World-renowned jazz diva Diane Schuur, or the “first lady of jazz,” will perform once more in Turkey next month after a long hiatus.
Taylor Swift was crowned queen of the MTV Video Music Awards as rapper Kanye West announced an improbable run for president in 2020 and Miley Cyrus released her new album for free
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Conductor Daniel Barenboim is in talks with Iran about a possible concert in Tehran, but his plans have drawn an angry response from Israel
Dissident Turkish actor Levent Üzümcü has been dismissed from the Istanbul City Theater over his statements critical of the Justice and Development Party (AKP)
An entertaining dance show that combines traditional folkloric dances with exotic oriental dance and video projection will be performed on Aug. 20 at Istanbul’s historic Hocapaşa Cultural Center.
Turkish theater company Theater Hayal Perdesi is taking part in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which has given opportunities to artists from around the world for 68 years.
Thanks to Istanbul Modern’s implementation “Your Thursday,” sponsored by Ülker, 235,000 people have been able to visit the museum free of charge since May 1, 2014
Akbank Sanat will open its new season of art with a world-renowned exhibition.
GAZİANTEP – Anadolu Agency
Turkish baths, one of the best known features of Gaziantep, and their culture will be featured in a new museum opening soon in the southeastern province.
STRUGA - Doğan News Agency
The 54th International Poetry Evenings event in Struga,
Macedonia, has hosted three poets from Turkey, along with 44 poets from 29 different countries.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘National and State Identity in Turkey: The Transformation of the Republic’s Status in the International System’ by Toni Alaranta (Rowman, 192 pages, $75)
Turkish Nobel laureate novelist Orhan Pamuk has been named the recipient of this year’s Erdal Öz Literary Prize.