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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Grunge veterans the Foo Fighters are channelling their inner Rick Astley with a bold new record the American rockers describe as their “weirdest” yet.
One of the notable festivals in Turkey, the Zeytinli Rock Festival, kicks off today in Zeytinli in the northwestern province of Balıkesir’s Edremit district.
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 Elgiz Museum is presenting a new site-specific installation on its mezzanine floor titled “Lunar” by the artist SARP as a part of the neighboring events of the 15th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Huma Kabakcı.
The Hollywood Turkish Film Festival will be held on Sept. 20, 21 and 22 at the world famous Paramount Studios for the first time in Turkish cinema history. The event is supported by the Ministry of Culture and the Tourism General Directorate of Cinema in a bid to reunite Turkish cinema with the global market.
Semih Kaplanoğlu, the director of the popular trilogy “Honey,” “Milk” and “Egg,” gave the premiere of his latest film “Buğday” (Grain) at the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival on Aug. 13, attending the film program alongside the film’s actors, Bosnian artists, directors and writers.
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.
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
The Performistanbul YouTube channel will be presenting new live camera performances, documentaries, and interviews as well as videos of past performances.
The Fire of Anatolia will perform an exclusive show for its 16th anniversary at Istanbul’s Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theater on Aug 14. Four generations of the dance troupe, including six-year-old new members, will perform in the show.
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
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.
The late 20th century artist Basquiat is largely a triumph of popular culture and mass media over museums
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Retreat of Western Liberalism’ by Edward Luce (Little Brown, 234 pages, £16)
Researcher Max Hoffman from the Center for American Progress speaks to HDN about the group's recent report, 'Trends in Turkish Civil Society'
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A History of the Ottoman Empire’ by Douglas A. Howard (Cambridge University Press, 393 pages, $35)
Hundreds of bottles that are believed to have been used for perfume in the ancient ages have been unearthed in Şanlıurfa’s ancient city of Harran
A velvet wall carpet, which depicts the 12 apostles of Christianity and is estimated to date back to 1,000 years, has been seized in the southern province of Adana after three men attempted to sell it for 3 million Turkish Liras.
The relief of Hittite King Maradas, unearthed in Aslantepe Mound in the eastern province of Malatya in 1891, is on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris. State officials in Malatya have initiated works for the return of the artifact