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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
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
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
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.”
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen’ by Basharat Peer (Columbia Global Reports, 160 pages, $13)
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 36th Istanbul Film Festival will take place between April 5 and 15, featuring the most recent Turkish films, classics, new discoveries, masterpieces and hidden treasures
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
Turkish-origin Israeli citizen Sapir Saban won the Israeli version of the singing contest “Voice 2017” with a Turkish song in the finals on March 18.
Chuck Berry, rock ’n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ”Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home in an unincorporated area west of St. Louis. He was 90
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 Istanbul City Theaters is providing a unique rendition of the classical Shakespeare work ‘Macbeth’ by using puppets. The play made its premiere on March 8
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
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.
Painter Metin Asağ’s exhibition ‘Reinvigoration’ is on display at the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert and Exhibition Hall in Istanbul through March 31
ArtAnkara, a contemporary art event, is set to take place in the Turkish capital between March 16 and 19, with the participation of 600 international and Turkish artists
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
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy’ by Ece Temelkuran, translated by Zeynep Beler (Zed Books, 300 pages, $19)
Academic Cuma Çiçek speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Kurds of Turkey: National, Religious and Economic Identities’
The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry has translated the emergency red list of Iraqi Cultural Objects into Turkish.
A Roman-era tunnel and inn, which are among the most important tourist spots in Hatay’s Samandağ district, are now expected to draw more tourists thanks to a recent road and view terrace project
Ahead of Easter, Israel’s antiquities authority has opened up its vast storeroom to reporters for a peek at unearthed artifacts from the time of Jesus