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    Three troupes present diverse dances at Museum

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:17pm on March 13, 2017

    Dancers from three dance organizations, including Nrityashaily, Nritya Chhanda and Dhriti Nartanalaya entertained the audience by presenting diverse...

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    Potters giving up family tradition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on March 11, 2017

    Artisan Sushanta Kumar Pal said pottery items have lost their appeal as people are showing more interest in plastic and metal made cheap utensils and...

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    Bioscope verges on extinction

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 05:02pm on March 09, 2017

    Jalil Mandal, from Rajshahi, is one of the very few bioscope operators, who is still clinging to the profession he inherited from his...

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    NGOs take lion shares

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 05:53pm on March 08, 2017

    Artisan Namita Chakraborty earns bread and butter selling decorative items made from cloths depicting images of scenic beauty, animals, birds and images of...

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    Khalid Mahmud Mithu remembered on first death anniv  

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on March 08, 2017

    Noted director-photographer-painter Khalid Mahmud Mithu was remembered on his 1st death anniversary at a commemorative programme held...

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    Tributes paid to Khalid Mahmud Mithu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:22pm on March 07, 2017

    Arja Chalachchitra Foundation organises a programme remembering director-painter Khalid Mahmud Mithu at Dhaka University faculty fine art on Tuesday.-- New Age photo

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    I depict women in local context: Nazlee Liala Mansur

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:10pm on March 07, 2017

    Nazlee Laila Mansur likes to tell the story of women in the society through her paintings. Though the 65-year old artist does not...

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    Jhankar celebrates golden jubilee

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:08pm on March 07, 2017

    Jhankar Lalitkala Academy, one of the oldest dance organisations in the country, celebrated its golden jubilee through dance and discussion...

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    Recitation programme depicts struggles for freedom

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on March 06, 2017

    The turbulent, eventful and long way to liberation from 1947 to 1971 was evoked in a recitation production presented by Swarachitra artistes...

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    Shadhona’s presentation earns plaudits in India: Lubna Marium

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:39pm on March 05, 2017

    Cultural organisation Shadhona that represented Bangladesh in the prestigious Khajuraho Dance Festival held in February in Indian earned plaudits from art lovers and scholars, said...

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