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    Iraq’s ancient pottery struggles to outlive modern plastic

    Agence France-Presse . Najaf | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Adel al-Kawwaz expertly spins the potter’s wheel, shaping the wet clay into a smooth jug. His family is famous for this millennia-old Iraqi craft, but...

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    Laila Sharmeen exhibits in Paris

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Bangladeshi artist Laila Sharmeen will exhibit her recent mixed media works in December at Spectrum Miami and at the annual international exhibition Salon des Baux...

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    Workshop on theatre songs held

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    The use and application of songs in Bangla Theatre since its beginning in the late eighteenth century till date was analysed by Indian theatre researcher...

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    Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber goes up for auction

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber from the first ‘Star Wars’ film - one of the most iconic movie weapons - is going up for auction in Los...

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    Ralph wrecks it for second week

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Disney animation ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ held the top spot in North American theaters for a second straight weekend, taking in $25.6 million, industry tracker...

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    Salimullah Khan receives Loke Lit Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Noted writer, intellectual and critic Salimullah Khan received Loke Literary Award 2017 at a programme held on Monday at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National...

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    DU Central Theatre Fest begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    The 13th Dhaka University Central Annual Theatre Festival began amid festivity on Monday at TSC Auditorium.The six-day festival organised by DU theatre and performance studies...

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    Beyonce leads all-star line-up at Mandela tribute concert

    Reuters . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Thousands turned out on Sunday for a concert in Johannesburg to honor the life of Nelson Mandela, with Beyonce leading an all-star line-up.The event, held...

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    Egyptian film star charged for wearing see-through dress

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    An Egyptian film star faces trial next month promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram Gate...

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    Ustad Munshi Raisuddin remembered

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

    Ekushey Padak winning classical maestro Ustad Munshi Raisuddin was recalled and his contributions to music analysed at a seminar on Sunday at Sufia Kamal Auditorium...

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