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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Age of Anger: A History of the Present’ by Pankaj Mishra (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 416 pages, $27 )
The 24th Istanbul Jazz Festival, which is set to be held between July 4 and 20, will feature more than 200 names
Russian Alexandrov Red Army Choir will on April 7 perform its first concert abroad in Turkey since the tragic plane crash in December 2016 that killed dozens of choir members.
The Pera Museum will be presenting a performance program titled “Look Again” between March 31 and April 2 in collaboration with Performistanbul
Turkey’s State Theaters hosted 1.5 million viewers in the first six months of the 2016-2017 art season
Daytime marriage shows could soon disappear from Turkish TV channels amid a growing number of complaints about public morality. Officials will gather on March 23 to discuss the fate of the shows
Musicals are currently enjoying a renaissance in Hollywood amid the profound success of ‘La La Land,’ which won six Oscars. Despite the wave of such films, experts suggest it will be difficult for future musicals to match the success of ‘La La Land’
The first-ever Turkish voting member of a major Hollywood group believes independent Turkish movie makers need bolder productions
Jose Carreras, one of the greatest tenors of all time, will perform at Ülker Arena on March 25 as part of his “The Final World Tour.”
Sound Ports Istanbul, an independent music and arts festival dedicated to urban music, sub cultures, Mediterranean vibes, positive people and positive thinking, will be organized between March 24 and April 2 under the title “Journey Within.”
The 19th State Theaters Sabancı International Adana Theater Festival will be held from March 27 to April 30, featuring 12 Turkish and nine foreign plays in the southern city of Adana
French dance star Laurent Hilaire, the new artistic director of Moscow’s renowned Stanislavsky Music Theatre ballet troupe, has vowed to expand its repertoire while preserving its rich traditions.
A 10-year-old Afghan child, Farhad Nouri, in Serbia has earned the ‘Little Picasso’ nickname for two reasons: He knows how to draw and he loves Pablo Picasso
Painter Metin Asağ’s exhibition ‘Reinvigoration’ is on display at the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert and Exhibition Hall in Istanbul through March 31
Lifelike replicas of Mao Zedong, Vladimir Lenin, Kim Il-Sung, Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro are lying in state in Hong Kong’s harborfront convention center, drawing art enthusiasts
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen’ by Basharat Peer (Columbia Global Reports, 160 pages, $13)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy’ by Ece Temelkuran, translated by Zeynep Beler (Zed Books, 300 pages, $19)
Basharat Peet speaks to HDN about ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen,’ his new book drawing parallels between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkey and Narendra Modi’s India
An ancient sarcophagus smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s could soon be on its way home following a decision from Swiss prosecutors.
A famous pink house, completed in the era of the Turkish Republic, in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, known as the Bılla House, is being restored and will open to tourists this year
An administrative court in the Black Sea province of Ordu has ruled that a quarry cannot be constructed in the vicinity of the Kurul Castle that features a unique sculpture of the mother goddess Kybele following concerns that explosions could damage the artifact