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    Hollywood ‘needs to be reformed’, says Harvey Keitel

    Agence France-Presse . Marrakesh | Updated at 10:53pm on December 03, 2019

    Movie tough guy Harvey Keitel, who plays a mobster in Martin Scorsese’s Netflix gangster epic ‘The Irishman’, has some advice for Hollywood: get back in touch with your creative...

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    Rare Gauguin from Tahiti period up for auction in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:51pm on December 03, 2019

    A rare canvas by French post-impressionist artist Paul Gauguin from his period on the Polynesian island of Tahiti is set to go on auction in Paris on Tuesday, with an estimate of...

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    Parishor premieres ‘Arupratan’ on fourth day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on December 03, 2019

    Theatre troupe Parishor premiered ‘Arupratan’ at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. The play was staged on the fourth day...

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    Miles’s 40th anniversary concert December 24

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2019

    Miles will rock music lovers in Dhaka at a grand concert marking the band’s four-decade journey on December 24 at International Convention City, Basundhara...

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    3-day Bharatanatyam festival under way at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on December 03, 2019

    A three-day Bharatanatyam festival titled ‘Rongarpon 2019’ featuring dance performances accompanied by Carnatic music recitals commenced at Chhayanaut auditorium...

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    Dance troupes pay tribute to Jhunu

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on December 03, 2019

    Leading dance troupes paid tribute to Ekushey Padak-winning late eminent dancer Rahiza Khanom Jhunu at a programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Renowned Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons dies aged 76

    Agence France-Presse . Saint Petersburg | Updated at 09:43pm on December 02, 2019

    Renowned Latvian maestro Mariss Jansons, who conducted some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras, has died at his home in Saint Petersburg, Russian authorities...

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    Bands, fans celebrate ‘Band Fest’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on December 02, 2019

    Rock music fans in Dhaka thronged Channel-i office premises in Tejgaon on Sunday where leading and upcoming bands of the country gathered to celebrate sixth ‘Band Fest’...

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    ‘Akashey Phuitechhey Phul’ premiered on third day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:40pm on December 02, 2019

    Nagorik Natyangan Bangladesh premiered ‘Akashey Phuitechhey Phul’ at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday. The play was staged on the third day of ‘Notuner Utsab 2019’, a seven-day...

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    Lisbeth Quartett enthralls enthusiasts at Shilpakala

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:38pm on December 02, 2019

    Jazz music with its uncommon timings and alternative tunings has had its admirers but never really established a wide following in Bangladesh. Yet in their love for the blues, precursor to jazz that...