Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
LONDON - AFP
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 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.
MEMPHIS - AFP
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
DENVER - AFP
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
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 Kadıköy Municipality Theater Festival opened its curtains on Aug. 4 for the 15th time this year in Istanbul’s Anatolian neighborhood
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
İpek Yezdani – ISTANBUL
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.”
Calvin College Professor Douglas Howard speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new single-volume history of the Ottoman Empire
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A History of the Ottoman Empire’ by Douglas A. Howard (Cambridge University Press, 393 pages, $35)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Retreat of Western Liberalism’ by Edward Luce (Little Brown, 234 pages, £16)