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    Monodrama addresses refugee issue

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on November 13, 2018

    German-Syrian actress Corinne Jaber took Dhaka audience to a searing and sensitive journey to discover the plight and struggles of refugees, a burning issue in today’s world, through her acclaimed monodrama Oh My Sweet Land....

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    Magritte painting fetches $26.8m

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    A painting by Rene Magritte sold for $26.8 million Monday at a Sotheby’s auction in New York, setting a record for a work by the Belgian surrealist....

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    Humayun Ahmed’s birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on November 13, 2018

    Humayun Ahmed’s 70th anniversary of birth was celebrated amid festivity on Tuesday. Different organisations and TV channels celebrated the occasion arranging diverse programmes....

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    Hasina, A Daughter’s Tale in theatres on Nov 16

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:36pm on November 13, 2018

    'Hasina, A Daughter's Tale', a 70-minute docu-fiction on the eldest daughter of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be released in movie houses across the country on...

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    Stan Lee, father of superheroes, dies at 95

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionized pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world’s movie screens, has died. He was 95 years old....

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    Artists portray rustic life in group show

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 05:52pm on November 12, 2018

    Fifty four artistes, who have graduated from Institute of Fine Arts of Chittagong University at different years, have portrayed diverse aspects of rustic life at a weeklong group show under way at Gallery-3 of National Art Gallery, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Tenth Jatra fest begins at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on November 12, 2018

    The tenth Jatra festival began at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. This year’s festival, which will run for...

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    Humayun Ahmed literary award handed over

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    The EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2018 was handed over to Rizia Rahman and Fatima Rumi in two categories at a programme held at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy on Monday....