Miscellany

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    Dieudonne given two-year sentence for tax fraud

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala, generally known by his stage name Dieudonné, a convicted anti-Semite whose shows the government once tried to shut down, was...

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    Galleri Kaya celebrates 15th founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    Galleri Kaya has organised a group show featuring diverse artworks by seasoned and young artists to celebrate its 15th founding anniversary. The gallery in Uttara...

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    Tutankhamun relic sells for $6 m in London despite Egyptian outcry

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian ‘Boy King’ Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million Thursday in London despite a fierce outcry from Cairo.Christie’s auction...

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    10-day reminisce prog ends at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    The 10-day reminisce programme by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy titled ‘Smriti Shatta Bhabishyat’ ended on Thursday.The concluding day of the event featured commemorative programmes on filmmaker...

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    Guillermo Mordillo dies aged 86

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    Argentinian cartoonist Guillermo Mordillo, known for drawing characters with bulbous noses, has died in Spain aged 86, his representatives said Monday. Mordillo’s work appeared in...

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    Tutankhamun sculpture’s London auction sparks Egyptian outcry

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    A 3,000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun -- the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut -- goes under the hammer this week in London...

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    Madame Tussauds owner snapped up by Lego parent

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Britain’s Merlin Entertainments, owner of Madame Tussauds waxworks and the London Eye Ferris wheel, was snapped up Friday by Lego’s Danish parent Kirkbi for £5.9...

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    Newly elected committee begins its journey

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    The 21-member newly elected executive committee of Actors’ Equity began its journey through a programme held at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Four eminent singers remembered on 5th day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is paying tribute to 45 late eminent poets, writers, musicians and artistes through a nine-day programme under way at its Music and...

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    Charukala Barishal celebrates 32nd founding anniv

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    Barishal-based fine arts organisation Charukala Barishal celebrated its 32nd founding anniversary organising a two-day festival. The event, held at Ashwini Kumar Hall in Barishal city,...

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