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    Adverse impact of technology on modern life depicted in solo show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:57pm on May 29, 2017

    Artist Repon Saha has depicted the adverse impact of technology on modern life through his works displayed at a solo show underway at...

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    Swedish art gallery satire ‘The Square’ wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on May 29, 2017

    ‘The Square’, a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday...

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    Kazi Arif remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on May 28, 2017

    Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad organised a commemorative programme on Kazi Arif, after a month of his death, at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Saturday...

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    Preservation of Zainul’s works demanded

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on May 28, 2017

    The government must take measures to preserve artworks by Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin and his legacy, said speakers at a commemorative programme...

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    Seventh album from Ferdous Ara’s Nazrul Sangeet series released

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:47pm on May 28, 2017

    Renowned singer Ferdous Ara released the seventh album from her Nazrul Sangeet series, marking the 118th birth anniversary of...

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    Remembering the root searching maestro

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on May 27, 2017

    The pioneering artist Zainul Abedin (1914 –1976) created a unique style by negating the contemporary western art thoughts and also inspired his peers and followers to search for the root...

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    ‘Nazrul’s soldier life nurtured his creativity’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on May 27, 2017

    The years Kazi Nazrul Islam spent serving in the British-Indian Army during World War 1 enriched the poet by shaping his thoughts and creativity, said speakers at a programme held at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday...

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    After Kaala, Rajinikanth to quit films for politics

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:15pm on May 27, 2017

    Superstar Rajinikanth will start shooting for his upcoming film Kaala from Sunday...

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    Portrait of Myanmar's 'Buddhist Bin Laden' chills Cannes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:35pm on May 27, 2017

    Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power, when corpses would wash up every morning on the shores...

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    Priyanka loves fight scenes and playing villain in Baywatch

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:32pm on May 26, 2017

    Priyanka Chopra is no stranger to fight scenes. As the star of dozens of Bollywood films as well as the ABC drama ‘Quantico,’ Chopra said she knows what kind of preparation and moves are required to execute a dramatic fight. But playing Victoria Leeds in the new movie adaptation of ‘Baywatch,’ she noted, was unique, reports NBC Reports...