La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

Gioacchino Rossini’s opera La Cenerentola is staged by Istanbul State Opera and Ballet at Kadikoy Sureyya Opera House in Italian and subtitled in Turkish. Jacopo Ferretti wrote librettos of La Cenerentola by adapting the story of French writer Charles Perrault’s fairy tale Cendrillon (Cinderella). The opera was first staged in Rome's Teatro Valle in 1817; and now it … Continue reading La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

The Manhattan Projects

“What if atomic bomb was the most innocent weapon that US Government had devised during the Second World War?” Famous comic book writer Jonathan Hickman created his alternative universe story The Manhattan Projects with the help of that question. Story’s major characters are lead figures of original Manhattan Project which helped United States to gain … Continue reading The Manhattan Projects

Canan Dengey’s Exhibition — 9 – 15 February

This week I visited a very lovely exhibition that held by Canan Dengey.  Dengey’s exhibition is at Kozzy shopping mall in Kozyatağı, İstanbul, and it will last until 15th of February.  Although I am not very familiar with drawing and techniques, the common point of everything on the display are how peaceful and relaxing they … Continue reading Canan Dengey’s Exhibition — 9 – 15 February