Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
HOLLYWOOD - Agence France-Presse
The coming-of-age drama ‘Moonlight’ wins the Best Picture Academy Award but the ceremony is the scene of chaos after ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly announced as the best picture winner
Turkish TV dramas, which have drawn great attention in Latin America, can reach wider audiences and contribute to Turkey’s promotion and tourism with the help of collaborations with these countries, officials say
İzmir is set to be a scene of jazz celebrations at the European Jazz Festival between March 1 and 18
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Foo Fighters will be one of the headliners at Glastonbury this year, they revealed on Feb. 24 while playing a secret gig not far from the legendary British festival.
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is set to organize an exclusive “crepe day” bringing renowned actor and musician Teoman Kumbaracıbaşı’s delicious homemade jams and their extraordinary story together with Italian Executive Chef Giovanni Terracciano’s specially prepared breakfast favorites.
PARIS - AFP
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
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes to Istanbul after 20 years. The premiere of the ballet will take place on Feb 11 at Kadıköy Süreyya Opera Stage
Turkey’s Nasreddin Hodja -- a unique and entertaining character from Turkish folklore -- has found a new home in an unlikely setting: Greece.
KONYA – Anadolu Agency
Necati Korkmaz, Turkey’s only representative of the art of Gubari calligraphy, uses fox whiskers or spider legs to perform his art
The Alt Art Space is currently exhibiting “And Yet My Mask is Powerful,” which is the most recent installation by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, who work collaboratively from their base in Ramallah, Palestine
A 100-year ginnery in the southern province of Mersin’s Tarsus district has been restored and has started serving as the Gözlükule Mound Research Center for academic research and archaeological works.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Motherland Hotel’ by Yusuf Atılgan, translated by Fred Stark (City Lights, 152 pages, $15.95)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between’ by Hisham Matar (Penguin Random House, 280 pages, $26)
Historian Benjamin Fortna talks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’