Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
SAN FRANCISCO - AFP
With just over a week to go before its release, excitement is building for the eighth installment in George Lucas’s sci-fi saga ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’
Turkish actress Tuba Büyüküstün, who has many fans around the world thanks to her appearance in various TV series, especially in the Middle East, drew great interest at the recent 13th Dubai International Film Festival.
EDİRNE – Doğan News Agency
Turkish cymbal producer Mustafa Er produces hand-made cymbals with 12 workers in Edirne’s Uzunköprü district. The cymbals are sold to musicians all around the world
Spain’s gift to the Flamenco scene, Los Vivancos, will take the stage in Istanbul to present their newest show, ‘Born to Dance,’ which premiered earlier in April
The 13rd Istanbul Bach Days will be organized this year with the theme “Bach & Love.”
COLOGNE – Anadolu Agency
Karagöz and Hacivat, a Turkish traditional shadow theater play, is receiving great interest from Germans thanks to a Turkish father and son in Cologne
A partnership project featuring nine international research centers located in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district has been launched.
Erdal Tosun, a well-known Turkish actor of stage and screen, died early on Nov. 30 in a car accident in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district
Hatice Utkan Özden - ISTANBUL
Curated this year by Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, titled ‘A good neighbor,’ will deal with notions of neighborhood and home while exploring how living modes have changed. The biennial will take place between Sept 16 and Nov 12, 2017
Arts and culture are a must for free thought, Aydın Doğan Foundation President Hanzade Doğan Boyner has said, adding that only societies with free thinking can move forward
A new exhibition by Oliver Ressler at SALT Galata brings together photographic works, wall texts, films and installations addressing migration, borders, citizenship, capital and alternative economics
Roger Hardy speaks to Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East,’ a vivid account of the half-century between 1917 and 1967
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Gulen Movement in Turkey: The Politics of Islam and Modernity’ by Caroline Tee (IB Tauris, $20, 227 pages)
ABU DHABI – Agence France-Presse
Five Nobel prize winners, including Turkey’s laureate Orhan Pamuk, called on Dec. 1 for urgent international action to protect world heritage sites from the destruction wrought by extremist groups and conflicts.