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Praxis Perform, an İzmir-based group of actors, takes on censorship, sexual violence and resistance in a one-woman play on the French Revolution and the death of Marat.
The first international performance platform in Turkey to bring performance artists together, Performistanbul, is starting the new season with a series of performances and events that will take place at Art ON Istanbul, BLOK Art Space and Artnivo Project Space.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘On Extremism and Democracy in Europe’ by Cas Mudde (Routledge, 163 pages, £45)
The Frankfurt book fair opened on Oct. 18 with a plea for Turkey to release acclaimed author and rights activist Aslı Erdoğan, jailed along with other journalists in the aftermath of the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey
The Hard Rock Café Istanbul will host its 3rd Halloween party on Oct. 31.
In a Q&A earlier this year, Berlin-based Turkish director and writer Aslı Özge said she is “not interested in genre,” following the world premiere of her recent feature “Auf Einmal” (All of a Sudden) at the Berlin Biennale. Still, while it might be hard to pinpoint Özge’s films to specific genres, there are recurring themes and observations in her work.
Danish actress Connie Nielsen will be one of the guests to be welcomed at the 53rd Antalya Film Festival, where she will attend the opening night.
The 53rd International Antalya Film Festival opened on Oct. 16 at the EXPO 2016 Antalya Congress Center with the presentation of awards to a number of important Turkish actors and guests of honor.
The Istanbul Recitals will open the 2016-2017 season on Oct. 15 at the Seed venue at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum. The recitals, which will continue for nine months with an extraordinary virtuoso presented every month, will open with the world famous French pianist Jean Efflam Bavouzet.
The International Antalya Piano Festival is returning for a 17th year on Sept. 21 with world-famous artists
American music legend Bob Dylan on Oct. 13 won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers
Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright, director and political activist Dario Fo, an acclaimed satirist who poked a finger in the eye of the church and state, has died aged 90, officials said on Oct. 13
Legendary hip-hop stars will come to Istanbul for the Burn Battle School, which has been billed as “the world’s hottest breakdance contest.”
Istanbul’s Beyoğlu Municipality opened its new culture and art season on Oct. 11 with an exhibition by Turkish painter Ahmet Güneştekin.
With a focus on artistic production under Islamic patronage, the sale of Arts of the Islamic World, which will take place on Oct. 19 at Sotheby’s London, covers more than a thousand years of artwork spanning multiple continents.
As part of an extensive array of antiquities from India and the Islamic world, Bonhams has announced a fine and rare İznik pottery tile as one of the highlights of its upcoming sale to be held in London on Oct. 18.
FOLDED CORNER | ‘A Tunisian Tale’ by Hassouna Mosbahi, translated by Max Weiss (American University in Cairo Press, 142 pages)
Ahead of its appearance in Turkish, graphic novelist Özge Samancı speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about her book ‘Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey’
A Roman-era mosaic that was unearthed at a construction site in the southern province of Hatay in April will soon be promoted in Paris
Excavations that have been conducted on Bathonea on the coasts of Küçükçekmece Lake in Istanbul’s Avcılar district have unearthed nearly 700 small ceramic or glass bottles containing antidepressant pills and heart disease drugs.
A huge shipyard, believed to be the oldest in the world, has been discovered on Dana Island in the southern province of Mersin’s Silifke district.