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    Shimul depicts mysticism in paintings

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on March 27, 2017

    Artist AZ Shimul has depicted portraits of Bangladeshi bauls and ritualistic Sufi dance of the Turkish Sufis in his debut solo underway at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka...

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    World Theatre Day celebrated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:39pm on March 27, 2017

      Theatre activists in Dhaka celebrated the World Theatre Day through discussion, award giving and a dance drama at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Bangladesh chapter of International Theatre Institute, Bangladesh...

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    Shadow play features genocide

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on March 27, 2017

    Combining shadow play, installation art and mime show, Dhaka University Mime Action staged Kalo Raat, a twenty-minute experimental play depicting the March 25 genocide, on Saturday at Nandan Mancha of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Poor preservation destroys liberation war films

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 09:41pm on March 25, 2017

    Prints of many liberation war-based films produced during and after the war in the 1970s have been damaged for poor preservation at Bangladesh Film Archive...

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    Limited fund, screening daunt filmmakers

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 09:42pm on March 25, 2017

    Lack of interest on the part of the producers, exhibitors and TV channels stands in the way of making war-based films, contemporary filmmakers find...

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    Govt-funded war films fail to hit BO

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:29pm on March 25, 2017

    Films on the country’s liberation war, made with government funds, have had hardly any impact on the box office...

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    Swadhinata Utsab underway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:45pm on March 25, 2017

    A three-day Swadhinata Utsab (independence festival) organised by Sammilita Sangskritik Jote is underway simultaneously at Central Shaheed Minar and Rabindra Sarobar in the capital...

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    Harrison Ford called himself a 'schmuck' after plane incident

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on March 25, 2017

    Harrison Ford is heard calling himself a ‘schmuck’ in an audio recording released on Friday of his exchange with an air traffic controller following a February incident in which the actor landed his private plane on a taxiway instead of a runway...

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    Oxford-based jazz band moves Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on March 25, 2017

    Oxford University based popular jazz band The Donut Kings entertained the Dhaka audience at a concert held at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday...

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    LWM holds cultural shows marking Independence Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on March 25, 2017

    A weeklong cultural festival, marking the 47th Independence Day, by Liberation War Museum commenced in Segunbagicha on Wednesday.As part of the event discussions on Liberation...