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    Online shows pay tribute to Aug 21 attack victims  

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:44pm on August 22, 2020

    Different cultural organisations observed the 16th anniversary of the August 21, 2004, grenade attack organising online programmes on Friday. Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad, Bangladesh...

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    Artists mourn death of Mrinal Haque

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:40pm on August 22, 2020

    Renowned sculptor Mrinal Haque passed away in the wee hours of Saturday at his residence in capital’s Gulshan area. He was 62. He left behind...

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    Sculptor Mrinal Haque dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:41am on August 22, 2020

    Renowned sculptor Mrinal Haque died at his residence in the city’s Gulshan area on Saturday. He was 62. He had been suffering from a number...

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    Street art thrives in Sao Paulo despite pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 10:03pm on August 20, 2020

    Perched atop a platform swaying in the air 10 stories high, Paola Delfin is putting the final touches on a giant graffiti mural in the...

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    Nazi-stolen French painting on display to search for rightful owner

    Agence France-Presse . Verdun | Updated at 09:59pm on August 20, 2020

    A 19th-century oil painting stolen from occupied France during World War II has gone on display in a bid to trace its rightful owners after...

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    The axe that killed Leon Trotsky now a museum exhibit

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:20pm on August 19, 2020

    The ice axe that was plunged into Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky’s skull during his gruesome murder in Mexico on August 20, 1940 is today among...

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    I prefer not to mix art with propaganda: Pooja Sengupta

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:14pm on August 19, 2020

    Artistic director of Turongomi Pooja Sengupta, also a member of the International Dance Council, UNESCO, said that more and more parents were preferring dance as...

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    New York’s Museum of Modern Art to reopen August 27

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:41pm on August 18, 2020

    New York’s Museum of Modern Art will reopen its doors on August 27, the institution announced Monday, following a five-month shutdown due to the novel...

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    Chinese embassy awards poster competition winners

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on August 18, 2020

    The Chinese embassy distributed prizes among the winners of its poster design contest titled ‘2020 Poster Design Competition for China-Bangladesh Fight COVID-19’ on Monday, said...

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    IFIC Bank to honour Milan, Ramendu, Murshid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on August 18, 2020

    IFIC Bank will honour thespian Ramendu Majumder with ‘IFIC Bank Sangskritiratna Sammanana 2020’, and Ghulam Murshid and Imdadul Haq Milan will receive ‘IFIC Sahitya Purashkar...

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