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“This is a guy who has worked across both sides of the divide, in places where there is intense conflict, in South Africa, in Northern Ireland, and in Iraq,” Charles Sennot, the Boston Globe’s former Middle East Bureau Chief, says of Padraig O’Malley
Turkish pianist İdil Biret’s 75th birthday will be celebrated at a concert by the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 3 in Ankara.
A new exhibition by Oliver Ressler at SALT Galata brings together photographic works, wall texts, films and installations addressing migration, borders, citizenship, capital and alternative economics
Five Nobel prize winners, including Turkey’s laureate Orhan Pamuk, called on Dec. 1 for urgent international action to protect world heritage sites from the destruction wrought by extremist groups and conflicts.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East’ by Roger Hardy (Hurst, £20, 272 pages)
‘Jackie,’ featuring actress Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy, opens in US theaters on Dec 2
Music and musicians take center stage in ‘Bana Git De,’ with two leading characters taking the road in different directions, with music leading them and giving them some needed ammunition in their journeys
Ümmiye Koçak, the founder of the Arslanköy Women’s Theater Group in the Arslanköy village in the southern Turkish province of Mersin, wants to shoot a follow-up to her first film “Yün Bebek” (Wool Doll).
World renowned folk singer Joan Baez has issued a statement expressing solidarity with members of the Turkish protest music group Grup Yorum, arrested on charges of terrorism, obstructing and insulting police
The photo-sharing site released its year-end data Dec. 1 showing the 24-year-old pop star has the most followers of any celebrity (103 million) and was responsible for nearly all of the most-liked celebrity posts in 2016
In collaboration with London’s Royal Opera House, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s classic opera “Cosi Fan Tutte” is due to hit the screen in Istanbul.
“Take Me Up The Bosphorus - English Comedy Nights” will be organized for three consecutive nights in Istanbul.
Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s “Ernani” opera, which was first staged in Turkey in 1846 at the Naum Theater by Italian artists, will be staged once again for the first time in 170 years
Erdal Tosun, a well-known Turkish actor of stage and screen, died early on Nov. 30 in a car accident in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district
Pi Artworks Istanbul is hosting Paris-based artist Maude Maris’ first solo exhibition in Turkey
Istanbul-based collector İrfan Yalın says anything can be collected and gain value through time, carrying the memory of society and shining light on the future
Pirelli, which stopped using nude shots for its calendar three years ago, unveiled its 2017 calendar with a galaxy of Hollywood stars. The 15 women featured in the calendar range in age from 28 to 71
Author Kaya Genç speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new book ‘Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey’
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics’ by John B. Judis (Columbia Global Reports, $13, 184 pages)
After a hiatus of two years, excavations have started again in Karabük’s ancient city of Hadrianapolis in the Black Sea region. The current places will open to visitors and new areas are set to be unearthed
The Antalya Archaeology Museum has begun displaying 12 sculptures that were unearthed during excavations in the ancient city of Perge
Vertebrate fossils unearthed in excavations in Kırşehir will be displayed at a new museum set to be established in Cappadocia