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    The voice out of the ashes of 71

    by Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Young Rafiqul Alam was among a few Bangladeshi singers who brought significant changes to the contemporary Bangla songs in the early 1970s....

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    Akimun Rahman’s literary journey

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Writer Akimun Rahman’s creative impulse and intellectual engagements have spread over the last three decades resulting in 15 titles to her credit and making her one of the finest female writers in contemporary Bengali literature....

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    Theatre portrays life of Albrecht Dürer

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Savar- based theatre troupe Jagoroni Theatre staged its acclaimed play Ami O Shyama on Wednesday at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Playwright Rahim Abdur Rahim gets Kalidas award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Playwright, director and child group organiser Rahim Abdur Rahim received the Mahakabi Kalidas International Award in India on Tuesday....

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    17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest kicks off

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    The 17th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival kicked off amid fanfare and enthusiasm on Thursday at the Main Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum with screening of Turkish director Andac Haznedaroglu’s refugee drama The Guest....

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    Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial set for May

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will go on trial in Manhattan on May 6 on charges of sexually assaulting two women, his lawyer said on Tuesday....

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    US top court snubs Havilland’s suit against FX Networks

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider reviving a lawsuit by 102-year-old Oscar-winning actress Olivia de Havilland accusing a Twenty-First Century Fox Inc unit of falsely portraying her in a miniseries about a famous Hollywood feud....

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    17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    The 17th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival will begin today at Bangladesh National Museum with the screening of Turkish filmmaker Andac Haznedaroglu’s The Guest....

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    I dream of promoting Bangla songs globally

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    Singer-actor Tahsan Rahman Khan wants to promote Bangla songs globally....

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    Actor Kevin Spacey denies sexually assaulting teen on Nantucket

    Reuters . Nantucket | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    Former ‘House of Cards’ star Kevin Spacey stood impassively in a Nantucket courtroom on Monday before pleading not guilty to sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at an island bar over two years ago, a charge his lawyer dismissed as ‘patently false.’...

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