Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the hit 90s-era “Home Alone” films, has died, according to U.S. media. He was 72
SAN DIEGO – Agence France-Presse
Nostalgic horror sensation “Stranger Things” unveiled a new trailer set to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” on July 22 as it built buzz for season two at the San Diego Comic-Con fan convention
NEW YORK-Agence France-Presse
Cat Stevens has channeled the Sufi poet Yunus Emre for a song about divine love as he announced his latest album since his return to Western folk pop
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who overcame a troubled childhood to top the charts with an angry but melodic brand of metal, was found dead on July 20 in an apparent suicide. He was 41.
A symphonic folklore concert will be organized at the ancient city of Aizanoi in the inner Aegean province of Kütahya on July 22 to promote Aizanoi to the world, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced in a statement
Six Syrian actors battled a fraught U.S. visa process to tread the boards in New York this week, seeking to impress on American theater goers the human cost of a war raging halfway round the world
Plays staged at the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s City Theaters will be viewed by the passengers of the Turkish Airlines, as part of a new campaign to promote Turkish theater to the world.
The eighth International Istanbul Opera Festival, organized by the State Opera and Ballet, kicked off on June 13 with “Abduction from the Seraglio.”
Jan Boelen has been named as the curator of the next edition of the Istanbul Design Biennial, which will take place next year
An exhibition featuring just one painting of Turkish artist Tuncay Yurtsever has opened at the Mor Art Gallery in the resort district of Bodrum
An exhibition titled “Matrakçı Nasuh: A 16th Century Genius,” featuring works by the famous 16th-century Ottoman philosopher, mathematician and historian Matrakçı Nasuh, opens today in Italian capital Rome.
“The Ideological Codes of the PKK,” the latest book by Turkish journalist Fikret Bilâ, which offers an in depth look into how the Syrian wing of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has managed to attract young recruits from the western world, has been published by Doğan Kitap in the English language
The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the magical series
The Bank of England on July 18 unveiled a new bank note featuring Jane Austen to coincide with the author’s death 200 years ago after a campaign to include more women on Britain’s currency