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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Author Tuba Çandar speaks to HDN about her unique biography of the path-breaking life of the late Armenian-origin Turkish journalist Hrant Dink
‘Romeo et Juliette’ at New York’s Metropolitan Opera will be presented in cinemas globally on Jan. 21 as part of the Met’s Live in HD series
Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), in celebration of its 45th anniversary this year, is launching a remarkable project with the support of its co-founder and leading sponsor Eczacıbaşı Group.
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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Hrant Dink: An Armenian Voice of the Voiceless in Turkey’ by Tuba Çandar, translated by Maureen Freely (Transaction, $30, 403 pages)
Romantic musical ‘La La Land’ hit the Golden Globes, winning for best comedy/musical and for its stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, as well as for director Damien Chazelle, screenplay, score and original song.
The iconic hillside sign overlooking Southern California’s film-and-television hub was defaced overnight in honor of marijuana
The Istanbul Film Festival’s “Turkish Classic Revisited” project will be restoring the 1987 classic “Anayurt Oteli” (Motherland Hotel), adapted by Ömer Kavur from the Yusuf Atılgan novel.
A concert to be performed by internationally acclaimed Turkish pianist İdil Biret in the southern province of Adana has been canceled by the Adana Governor’s Office for safety reasons
Awarded every year since 2012 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) to promising young Turkish classical musicians, the Aydın Gün Encouragement Award has been granted to 21-year-old marimbist Elman Mecid on its fifth year.
Nora Buschmann, an internationally renowned guitar soloist from Berlin, will take the stage in Istanbul on Jan. 18 as part of the Akbank Sanat Guitar Days
The Zorlu PSM screenings of Royal Opera House productions continue with “Les Contes D’Hoffman” (The Tales of Hoffman), a well-regarded opera by Jacques Offenbach
Mozart’s life will be featured for the first time in a ballet work, ‘Amadeus.’ The world premiere of the ballet will be made on Dec 29 in Ankara
Turkish musical production ‘Animals Musical,’ featuring huge animal puppets integrated in human bodies along with traditional hand-made costumes, will be at Istanbul’s UNİQ Hall on Jan 22 and 29
Istanbul’s Beşiktaş Municipality Akatlar Culture Center will be hosting İnönü University academic Necmi Karkın’s exhibition titled ‘Khora to Anatolia,’ which can be seen between Jan 20 and 26.
The life and works of Feyhaman Duran, an executive at the Ottoman Painters Association, are shown at a new exhibition at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum as part of its 15th anniversary celebrations
Ankara’s Cartography Museum the most comprehensive museum of its type in Turkey, displaying hundreds of maps and map-related products
Authors Simon Waldman and Emre Çalışkan talk to HDN about their newly published book ‘The New Turkey and its Discontents’
Archaeological surface survey and cleaning works in the ancient site of Kızılkoyun and the outskirts of a historic castle in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s Haleplibahçe district have unearthed 133 inns and five mosaics.
Ninos Thabet, an 18-year-old Christian who studied art at Mosul University, is creating miniature replicas of statues jihadists destroyed when they overran the 3,000-year-old Assyrian city of Nimrud
A historic 4,500-year-old pitcher, which was brought to the UK nearly 60 years ago, has been returned to Turkey