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    Harvey Weinstein sex crimes trial opens in New York

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:29pm on January 06, 2020

    Harvey Weinstein’s high-profile sex crimes trial opened Monday, kicking off proceedings expected to last six weeks that could see the once-mighty Hollywood producer jailed for life if convicted on charges...

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    War film ‘1917’ stuns Golden Globes as Tarantino bags most prizes

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:25pm on January 06, 2020

    War epic ‘1917’ shocked the Golden Globes on Sunday by claiming the top prize for best drama film, while Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood’ won the most honors, massively...

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    ‘Hamara Kurigram’ dwells on tradition

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on January 06, 2020

    Artistes of Kurigram District Shilpakala Academy staged ‘Hamara Kurigram’, a kushan pala, on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on the third day of Bangladesh Cultural festival...

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    Dhaka Theatre stages Putra

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on January 06, 2020

    Renowned theatre troupe Dhaka Theatre staged Putra at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday. Selim Al deen wrote the play just before his...

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    District-based artistes entertain Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on January 06, 2020

    Artistes from Meherpur, Kurigram and Kushtia districts entertained the audience performing songs, dances, recitations and others at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on the third day...

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    Prints depict diverse topics

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on January 06, 2020

    Local and foreign artists have displayed prints portraying diverse subjects at a group show under way at Kalakendra in capital’s Mohammadpur. The exhibition is featuring 29 selected artworks by 27 artists from...

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    Greta Gerwig ‘sad’ at awards snub of female filmmakers

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:01pm on January 05, 2020

    Top Hollywood woman director Greta Gerwig said she was ‘disappointed’ that she had been snubbed by the Golden Globes, with the producer of her hit film ‘Little Women’ blaming the ‘unconscious bias’...

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    Rod Stewart accused of hitting guard outside US kids’ party

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 09:59pm on January 05, 2020

    British pop star Rod Stewart has been charged for allegedly punching a hotel security guard in the chest outside a children’s party in Florida, according to a police report obtained by US...

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    Court rules accusers can sue Michael Jackson companies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:57pm on January 05, 2020

    Two men who featured in a documentary alleging sexual abuse by the singer Michael Jackson can pursue legal claims against two of his companies, a court has ruled, reports BBC...

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    Chitta Haldar remembered

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 09:56pm on January 05, 2020

    Freedom fighter-artist Chitta Haldar was remembered through a two-day programme held at Ashwini Kumar Hall in the Barishal city. Artist Chitta Haldar Reception Committee organised the programme that...