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    ‘People wanted to have fun’: How jazz infected post-WWI Europe

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Among the many novelties that crossed the Atlantic when the United States entered World War I in 1917, jazz was arguably the most upbeat -- and infectious....

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    Kaler Putul to be showcased in Barcelona’s Asian Film Festival

    Cultural Correspodent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Kaler Putul , a film by Impress Telefilms, has been selected for The Asian Film Festival Barcelona that will celebrate its sixth edition this year from October 31 to November 11.....

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    Prominent artistes felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Ekushey Padak winning singers Md Khurshid Alam, and Fatema Tuz Zohora, Shilpakala Padak winning singer Nadira Begum and singer Dilruba Khan were felicitated on Friday at a programme organised by Joypurhat Zilla Samity of Dhaka at the Main Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum....

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    Toukir’s Haldaa goes to Tunisia

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    After being exhibited in several countries, Haldaa by Toukir Ahmed has now been selected for the Carthage film Festival in Tunisia.....

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    Underprivileged children present songs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Afzalunnesa Foundation organised a cultural show for the underprivileged children of the Agargao slum area school named ‘Alok Shikkhaloy’ at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on November 2....

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    Local, foreign musicians rock Dhaka audiences

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Music lovers of Dhaka were in for a treat on Friday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium where local singers shared the stage with renowned foreign instrumentalists in a concert unlike any other....

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    Behula Bhasan: A tale of trust, devotion and loyalty

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Members of Chintak Theatre, a Gaibandha-based theater troupe, were greeted with a continuous round of applause as they staged the dance drama Behula Bhasan depicting a tale of trust, devotion and loyalty at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Frida....

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    Chris Pine puts on Scottish accent for historical drama Outlaw King

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    ‘Star Trek’ actor Chris Pine swaps space for medieval Scotland in Netflix action drama ‘Outlaw King’ in which he plays 14th century rebel warrior Robert...

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    Oprah backs Stacey Abrams

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    Media mogul Oprah Winfrey lent her star power on Thursday to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the first female black governor...

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    Bogura Udichi celebrates 50th anniversary

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2018

    Bogura district unit of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi celebrated Udichi’s 50th anniversary amid festivity on Friday.Manjurul Ahsan Khan, adviser of the Communist Party of Bangladesh, inaugurated...

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