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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Reimagining a Lost Armenian Home: The Dildilian Photography Collection’ by Armen T. Marsoobian (IB Tauris, 224 pages, $30)
The State Theaters deputy director says he is pleased with the sharp rise in the number of theatergoers in the country, up to 1.7 million in the first eight months of the year
A Saudi novelist has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, becoming the third author in 10 years from the kingdom to grab the Arab world’s most prestigious literary award
Another movie adaptation of Turkey’s popular TV series and a leading export item to the Arab world, “Valley of the Wolves” (Kurtlar Vadisi), is slated to be released in September, with its director and main actor giving a tiny spoiler that it will touch on last year’s foiled coup attempt
Turkey’s 21st Yapı Kredi Afife Theater Awards were presented at a ceremony at the Haliç Congress Center on April 24, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Istanbul Modern Cinema will present My First Feature, a program focusing on the debut features filmed by current directors at the start of their careers, between April 20 and 23.
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival ended on April 14 with the presentation of a number of awards in different categories, Fikret Reyhan’s ‘Yellow Heat’ winning best picture
‘Peace Envoys’ is a documentary aiming to break the notion of ‘being a stranger,’ and to reminisce a nation’s memory. The documentary debuted on the 90th anniversary of the April 23 Children’s Day
His is one of the first names that comes to mind when one mentions classical guitar in Turkey. Now, Ahmet Kanneci is being recognized for 40 years of service to the arts in Turkey
Yet another video of a man from Turkey’s southeast singing a duet of “Ciao Adios” with British singer Anne-Marie through the mobile karaoke application “Smule” has gone viral online
Advertising the concert venue and time on social media, Iraqi violinist Ameen Mukdad gave a small concert in Mosul, which he had been forced to flee by Islamic State militants
Currently in its 45th year, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) is taking a step forward to realize a dream project: Starting in 2017, the Istanbul Theater Festival returns to an annual cycle after 15 years of being held biennially.
Turkish screen actress Meltem Yılmazkaya, who recently released her first single, is now taking the theater stage with a musical comedy play titled ‘Sevmekten Öldü Desinler.’ The play will continue until May 21 on the Kadıköy Emek Theater Stage.
The 21st Aydın Doğan Award has been granted to Turkish contemporary painter Neş’e Erdok, according to the Aydın Doğan Foundation
Organized by the Sevda-Cenap And Music Foundation, Ayşe Saray’s painting exhibition “Palabıyık Minnoşlar” (Mustached Kitties) opened on April 7 at And Sanat, the foundation’s new art venue in the Turkish capital Ankara
The fifth edition of Mamut Art Project, an art event dedicated to engage emerging artists with new collectors, galleries and curators, will be held between April 26 and 30 at Istanbul’s KüçükÇiftlik Park
Researcher Mehmet Kurt speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’
John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.
The ancient ‘Kilia Idol,’ produced in Akhisar, is on sale in New York. The 23 centimeter-statuette is expected to draw 3 million customers
Visitors to the ancient site of Harran in Southeast Anatolia now have the chance to participate in excavations on one of the oldest sites in human history.
Anti-smuggling teams have seized a stolen Torah believed to be 1,500 years old, along with other historical artifacts belonging to the Hellenistic and Seljuq periods, in an operation in Turkey’s western resort town of Ayvalık.