Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The world-renowned British actor and radio presenter Larry Lamb and his son, radio and television presenter George Lamb, will introduce Turkish history, archeology and culture on a TV show, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
LONDON - AFP
Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage on Aug. 15 urged fans of the series to stop buying huskies because of their similarity to fearsome “direwolves,” as many were being quickly abandoned.
MEMPHIS - AFP
Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death.
Nehir Özzengin, a 12-year-old girl from İzmir, makes her country proud with the awards she achieves in international piano competitions
DENVER - AFP
Music superstar Taylor Swift told a US court on Aug. 10 of her shock as she realized she was being groped during a photo opportunity in Colorado, as she faced the former DJ she accuses of assaulting her
The 24th International Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival, organized by the State Opera and Ballet Directorate, will be held between Aug. 23 and Sept. 4 at the Aspendos Ancient Theater in the southern province of Antalya
Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in film as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Aug. 20 at the age of 91
The Performistanbul YouTube channel will be presenting new live camera performances, documentaries, and interviews as well as videos of past performances.
NEW YORK - AFP
The late 20th century artist Basquiat is largely a triumph of popular culture and mass media over museums
The world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York explains Islamic art to its visitors in an attempt to establish an intercultural bridge against the rise of Islamophobia in the country
İpek Yezdani – ISTANBUL
A group of Syrian artists, who have taken shelter in Turkey, have come together in a three-floor art center on the Asian side of Istanbul to produce together.
Calvin College Professor Douglas Howard speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new single-volume history of the Ottoman Empire
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A History of the Ottoman Empire’ by Douglas A. Howard (Cambridge University Press, 393 pages, $35)
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