Miscellany

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    Young choreographers enthrall audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Eleven young local choreographers enthralled the audience with recitals of theme-based choreographies at a two-day contemporary dance festival which ended on Wednesday at National Theatre...

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    Amjad Hossain flown to Bangkok

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    Ekushey Padak and National Film Award winning actor-filmmaker Amjad Hossain was flown to Bangkok for better treatment in the wee hours of Wednesday....

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    Ancient Chinese painting auctioned for almost $60m

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    A nearly 1,000-year-old ink painting by one of China’s greatest literati masters Su Shi fetched US$59.5 million (HK$463,600,000) at auction, Christie’s said Monday.The auction house...

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    Contemporary dance workshop ends at Shilpakala Academy

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Upcoming dancers presented classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dances on Monday at a show held at Chilekotha-2 of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.The show was organised after...

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    Recitation production addresses environmental issues

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    A recitation production titled ‘Dharitri’ addressing environmental issues was staged on Saturday at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.Recitation troupe Sarashruti staged the production,...

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    Radharaman Fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    A three-day festival dedicated to late eminent folk bard Radharaman Dutta is underway at the open field of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.Radharaman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra and...

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    Anne Frank’s house revamped for ‘new generation’

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 02:36am on November 23, 2018

    Teenage diarist Anne Frank has long been a symbol of humanity amidst the horrors of the Holocaust, but the house where she hid from the...

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    Pranksters plant missing ‘Picasso’ in Romania

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:04am on November 23, 2018

    A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago said Sunday she was...

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    An artiste-activist on the move

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    Lubna Marium, country’s leading art director, dance teacher and researcher, working to make a difference in a culture where quality is often rare, prefers to...

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    Stars at Chinese ‘Oscars’ split over Taiwan

    Reuters . Taipei/Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual...

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