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    Violinist plays during brain op as surgeons test her dexterity

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    A violinist helped surgeons avoid damage to her brain during surgery to remove a tumour by playing her instrument, the UK hospital where she underwent...

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    Afghan artist brushes aside disability to open arts centre

    Agence France-Presse. Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Unable to use her hands, arms, or legs, Afghan artist Robaba Mohammadi has defied unlikely odds in a country that routinely discriminates against women and...

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    ‘3rd Art Festival 2020, Nilphamari’ begins Feb 26

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    The four-day grand event ‘3rd Art Festival 2020, Nilphamari’ will begin on February 26 at Nilsagar in Nilphamari district. The announcement was made at a...

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    Bangladesh Film Fest begins in India today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    A two-day film festival featuring Bangladeshi films will commence in India today. The event titled ‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ will feature four Bangladeshi films at Nandan...

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    Prangone Mor stages ‘Aurangzeb’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Theatre troupe Prangone Mor staged its 7th production ‘Aurangzeb’ at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. The play was staged as part...

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    ‘Novera lived in peace, she died in peace’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    In an interview with Nahid Riyasad of New Age, Gregoire de Brouhns briefly reminisces life and works of sculptor Novera Ahmed New Age: When did...

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    Torqued tongue: the state of Bangla in the film industry

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    The concern for Bangla goes back to the language movement. Following independence, in the cultural firmament of the 80s, concerns for protecting the purity of...

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    Kehlani drops post-Valentine’s Day break-up track

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:27pm on February 19, 2020

    All’s fair in love and streaming: R&B singer Kehlani lit up social media over the weekend with a livid track detailing an apparent break-up with rapper YG. She dropped the new song ‘Valentine’s Day (Shameful)’ that...

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    Morocco fortress village hopes to draw ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

    Agence France-Presse . Ait-Ben-Haddou | Updated at 11:24pm on February 19, 2020

    Millions worldwide may have seen the desert fortress in the hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, but fewer know they can visit the Moroccan village of Ait-Ben-Haddou. The fortified...

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    Pompeii restoration unearths ‘surprise’ treasures

    Agence France-Presse . Pompeii | Updated at 11:21pm on February 19, 2020

    Vivid frescoes and never-before-seen inscriptions were among the treasures unearthed in a massive years-long restoration of the world-famous archeological site Pompeii that came to...