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    Abdul Jabbar remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:59pm on August 30, 2018

    Late eminent singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar was remembered on his first death anniversary on Wednesday at a commemorative programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Fans pay tribute to Jackson on 60th birthday

    Reuters . London | Updated at 09:58pm on August 30, 2018

    Fans of Michael Jackson honored the ‘King of Pop’ on what would have been his 60th birthday on Wednesday by gathering at a temporary monument in the shape of a crown erected in his honor in London....

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    Prince Harry and Meghan attend hit musical Hamilton in London

    Reuters . London | Updated at 09:56pm on August 30, 2018

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended a performance of the hit musical Hamilton on Wednesday to raise money for a charity which works with children affected by HIV in southern Africa....

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    First Man shows Armstrong’s view after Moon landing, sitting in ‘tin can’

    Reuters . Venice, Italy | Updated at 09:53pm on August 30, 2018

    Everyone knows what Neil Armstrong said as he stepped onto the Moon, and when Ryan Gosling delivers the line in ‘First Man’, which opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, it sounds like dialogue as familiar as ‘To be or not to be’....

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    Asian Art Biennale set to get facelift

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 09:41pm on August 30, 2018

    Asian Art Biennale, the oldest in the region and hosting artists from across the globe, now makes it a point to restore its image of a grand platform, much of which has been lost to political turmoil and other challenges in the past three decades....

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    Leading bands to perform

    Cultural correspondent | Updated at 08:36pm on August 29, 2018

    Popular bands like Miles, Feedback, Different Touch, Nemesis, Yatri and others will entertain music lovers at an awareness raising concert held on Saturday at Bashundhara Convention Centre 2....

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    Oprah voices Madagascar director’s VR project

    Reuters . Venice, Italy | Updated at 08:34pm on August 29, 2018

    It’s been around for decades, but, unlike regular 3D, virtual reality (VR) has yet to make a big impact in the movie industry, something a maker of Hollywood animations believes can change - if the films are good enough....

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    DUFS organises 10th Int’l Inter Univ Short Film Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:34pm on August 29, 2018

    Dhaka University Film Society has organised two-day 10th International Inter University Short Film Festival- 2018 in association with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmondi....

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    Cliff Richard releasing new album after privacy spat

    Agence France-Presse . London, United Kingdom | Updated at 08:33pm on August 29, 2018

    Cliff Richard announced Wednesday he will release his first album of new material in 14 years, a month after the veteran British pop star won a landmark privacy case....

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    Lucky to receive Bhupen Hazarika Byatikrom Int’l award

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 08:32pm on August 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy’s director general Liaquat Ali Lucky will receive Dr Bhupen Hazarika Byatikrom International Award 2018 on September 8 in Guwahati at the late Indian singer Bhupen Hazarika’s 92th birth anniversary celebrations programme....