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    Glamour gets priority over quality

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on April 22, 2017

    Noted dancer and choreographer Anisul Islam Hero said many skilled dancers having sound knowledge on classical dance are not promoted as the over commercial attitude of the country’s entertainment industry prefers glamour to skill....

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    Jayanta renders Tagore songs at National Museum

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on April 22, 2017

    Music lovers were entertained at a solo musical show featuring rendition of Rabindranath’s songs on nature, love and devotion by up and coming Tagore singer Jayanta Acharya at Sufia Kamal auditorium of National Museum on Friday....

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    Srot artistes recite popular poems

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:41pm on April 22, 2017

    Four seasoned recitation artistes of recitation troupe Srot Abritti Sangsad recited popular poems by famous poets at Shawkat Osman Auditorium of Central Public Library on Saturday...

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    Lucky Akhand laid to rest

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 11:20am on April 22, 2017

    Legendary musician Lucky Akhand was laid to rest at Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard on Saturday afternoon after third funeral prayers there...

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    Lucky Akhand dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on April 22, 2017

    Legendary musician Lucky Akhand is no more. He breathed his last at 6:00pm at his Armanitola house in Dhaka. He was 61. The health condition of Lucky Akhand, who had been suffering from lung cancer, deteriorated in the afternoon and he was rushed to Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital where doctors declared him dead...

  • Waiting for right role is way of cinema: Soumitra

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:18pm on April 21, 2017

    The rules of showbiz do not bend even for veterans. Meaty and age-specific roles are not easy to get, says thespian Soumitra Chatterjee. Arguably, the most prominent face of auteur Satyajit Ray’s films, Chatterjee says one has to wait for the right kind of roles and it’s just the way cinema operates, reports Indian Express...

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    Nrityalok stages Mohua

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:15pm on April 21, 2017

    The two-day silver jubilee celebrations by dance organisation Nrityalok commenced with the staging of its latest production Mohua at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday...

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    Russian film fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:12pm on April 21, 2017

    Featuring screening of eight films on the Second World War a four-week Russian film festival commenced at Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Dhanmondi on Friday...

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    24 univs participate at group photo show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:07pm on April 21, 2017

    Students of twenty four universities are displaying their works at a group photo show underway at Drik Gallery in Dhanmondi...

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    Chittagong-based artistes perform at Shilpakala

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:22pm on April 21, 2017

    Artistes of Chittagong-based music organization, Abhyuday, entertained audience during a programme at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh of Shilpakala Academy on Friday...