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    4-day annual theatre festival ends at RU

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on September 29, 2017

    A four-day theatre fest on Rajshahi University premises ended on Tuesday through staging of Romanian-French playwright Eugene Ionesco’s play The Lesson...

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    Lynda Carter slams Cameron

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:22pm on September 29, 2017

    Veteran actor Lynda Carter, who portrayed Wonder Woman in the 1975 TV series, has blasted filmmaker James Cameron for his negative comments regarding Patty Jenkins’ Gal Gadot starring film ‘Wonder Woman’...

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    George Harrison’s sitar auctioned for $62,500

    BBC | Updated at 02:52pm on September 29, 2017

    A sitar owned and played by George Harrison has been sold for $62,500 (£46,581) in the United States. The instrument, purchased from...

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    Artist Anupam paints surroundings, memoirs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:16am on September 29, 2017

    Artist Reza Asad Al Huda Anupam presents his emotions related to the surroundings and sweet memoirs through abstract paintings at his ongoing solo show at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka...

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    6th nat’l youth theatre fest begins tomorrow

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:14am on September 29, 2017

    Sixth National Youth Theatre Festival will begin tomorrow at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy with participation of 18 youth theatre troupes and nine education institute-based troupes from across the country...

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    Khacha to represent Bangladesh at the Oscars

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:05pm on September 28, 2017

    Akram Khan’s government-grant winning film Khancha has been selected as Bangladesh’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 90th Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscars...

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    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on September 28, 2017

    Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men's magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said...

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    Solo show displays charm of watercolours

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on September 27, 2017

    For the local fine art enthusiasts and students, to be able to see watercolour works by Indian artist Sudip Roy up-close at a Dhaka Gallery, is indeed a rare treat...

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    Syed Haq recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on September 27, 2017

    Peers, colleagues and family members paid homage to late eminent poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq at a commemorative programme held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday...

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    Sharadiya Theatre Fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on September 27, 2017

    A five-day theatre festival marking Durga Puja, the largest religious festival of Hindu community, is underway at Baradeswary Kalimata Mandir, Sabujbag in the capital...