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ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
Turkey’s popular TV drama actors Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Engin Akyürek and Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ were the subjects of a new poll by Arab TV channel MBC4
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
The painted upright piano that adorned Rick's Cafe in the classic movie "Casablanca" fetched $3.4 million at auction Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.
The countdown has started for Morrissey’s upcoming Istanbul concert, and the legendary British singer has requested that no sale or consumption of meat or meat products be permitted in or outside the concert area.
BEIRUT - The Associated Press
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, an icon of Arab music, died Nov. 26 after a career that spanned over six-decades, Lebanese media said. She was 87.
The California hard rock band, whose four members are of Armenian heritage, announced a performance in Yerevan a day ahead of the country's main commemoration
Indie rock musician Chan Marshall, better known as her stage name “Cat Power,” will perform in Istanbul on Nov. 22 and 23.
Adapted from Kafka’s “Letter to His Father,” the play “Kafka and Son” is set to be performed in Turkey for the first time.
BAGHDAD – Associated Press
Despite local hardships, the Baghdad School of Music and Ballet continues to survive, training its students in the art of song and dance
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
“Ölüdeniz,” the last masterpiece by leading Turkish painter Ömer Uluç, who died in 2010, was sold for 950,000 Turkish Liras at the 283rd auction of the Antik A.Ş. Auction House held at Antil Palace.
Ever since UNESCO recognized flamenco as a World Heritage Treasure in 2010, Nov. 16 has been celebrated as World Flamenco Day, and Ankara’s “Mavi Sahne” is set to organize the 2nd Flamenco Marathon on the same date this year.
Kim Kardashian may be getting all the attention but the Metropolitan Museum in New York knows what a real statuesque booty looks like, the Nypost has reported.
LILLE, France - Agence France-Presse
A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of an ancient port town in northern France.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The First World War in the Middle East’ by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen (Hurst, $35, 320 pages)
PARIS – Anadolu Agency
The prestigious Turkish-French Literature award has been given to author Hakan Günday this year for his novel “Ziyan.”