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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A History of the Ottoman Empire’ by Douglas A. Howard (Cambridge University Press, 393 pages, $35)
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.
The Performistanbul YouTube channel will be presenting new live camera performances, documentaries, and interviews as well as videos of past performances.
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.
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.
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.
Kirk Hammett may be known best as the guitarist whose deafening solos have come to define the band Metallica. But a new exhibit is showcasing a different side of the rocker, his passion for sci-fi and horror films
Music superstar Taylor Swift told a US court on Aug. 10 of her shock as she realized she was being groped during a photo opportunity in Colorado, as she faced the former DJ she accuses of assaulting her
After release of his latest album ‘10,’ Turkish megastar Tarkan was on stage in July. Due to great interest he will perform another series of concerts at Istanbul’s Harbiye Open Air Theater on Sept 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12
Nehir Özzengin, a 12-year-old girl from İzmir, makes her country proud with the awards she achieves in international piano competitions
The Kadıköy Municipality Theater Festival opened its curtains on Aug. 4 for the 15th time this year in Istanbul’s Anatolian neighborhood
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
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.
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.
Anna Laudel Contemporary has brought together a selection of works from nine artists using different mediums including painting, sculpture, photograph, installation and collage, in its latest exhibition “Rooms & Walls.”
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
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 - ‘The Tale of Aypi’ by Ak Welsapar, translated by WM Coulson (Glagoslav Publications, 168 pages, €18)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Retreat of Western Liberalism’ by Edward Luce (Little Brown, 234 pages, £16)
Archaeologists find human skeletons in a big pit in front of a 7,000-year-old settlement in Çanakkale’s Gökçeada, saying the find was ‘a surprise’
Pieces depicting the world’s oldest Christmas tree and the ‘tree of life’ have been found in the Domuztepe Mound in Kahramanmaraş, according to excavation officials
Diyarbakır’s Körtik Hill was home to a settlement that ‘can be found in archaeology once in a thousand years,’ according to academic circles that admire the field, according to officials