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    Duet show Obsession underway at AFD

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on August 21, 2017

    Life in the urban areas has its own drawbacks. Two artists Sayed Fida Hossain and Sultan Ishtiaque have depicted the hurdles of urban life in their duet show underway at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmondi...

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    Film legend Razzak dies

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    Legendary actor Abdur Razzak, known as ‘Nayak Raj’ to the country’s film enthusiasts, died aged 76 at United Hospital in the capital on Monday evening...

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    Comedy king Jerry Lewis dies

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 01:23am on August 21, 2017

    Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday of ‘natural causes’ at the age of 91

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    Abdur Rahman Boyati recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on August 20, 2017

    Baul Abdur Rahman Boyati was remembered at a commemorative programme held on Saturday at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Lucky, Sudip receive awards

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 20, 2017

    Thespian Liaquat Ali Lucky and young theatre director Sudip Chakroborthy were honoured at the opening day of Selim Al Deen Festival at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday...

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    Artistes stand by flood victims

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on August 20, 2017

    Actors, directors and writers have come forward in the aid of the flood affected people of the country...

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    Indian artistes perform at BNM

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on August 20, 2017

    Indian Tagore singer Sutapa Chakraborty entertained Dhaka audience with rendition of Tagore songs at a programme on Saturday at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Two theatre fests begin at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on August 19, 2017

    Two separate theatre festivals kicked off at different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday marking late eminent playwright Selim Al Deen’s 68th birth anniversary...

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    New York-based BIPA stages Tasher Desh

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on August 19, 2017

    New York-based cultural organisation Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) celebrated its silver jubilee by staging Rabindranath Tagore’s famous dance drama Tasher Desh at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday...

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    Two-day Zahir Raihan film fest held

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on August 19, 2017

    A two-day film festival marking eminent filmmaker Zahir Raihan’s 82nd birth anniversary was held on Friday and Saturday at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...