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    France’s Louvre planning Pierre Soulages retrospective next year

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    France’s master of black Pierre Soulages announced Monday that he will be the subject of a vast retrospective at the Louvre museum in Paris next...

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    Sculptor gets laughs in New York with monuments

    Agence France-Presse .New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    It all started in 2016 with a bronze statue commemorating the tragic day in November 1963 when a giant octopus upended the Staten Island ferry,...

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    Victory Fest underway at BSA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    A week-long Victory Festival on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises is attracting a huge crowd....

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    Inside the elephant at the heart of ‘Circus 1903’

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 24, 2018

    A roll-call of acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and trapeze artistes will be captivating London audiences this Christmas season in a show that celebrates the golden age...

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    New Banksy artwork brings crowds to Welsh town

    Agence France-Presse . Port Talbot | Updated at 12:00am on December 24, 2018

    A new work by enigmatic street artist Banksy has got visitors flocking to the back of a car garage in Port Talbot, causing quite a...

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    Week-long Victory Fest begins at Shilpkala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:41am on December 22, 2018

    A week-long Victory Festival marking the 48th Victory Day organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy commenced at its open field on Friday....

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    Mahbubul Haque Shakil Padak conferred

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:39am on December 22, 2018

    Young poet Snigdha Baul received Mahbubul Haque Shakil Padak for her collection of poems titled ‘Rangta Kagoj’ at a programme held on Thursday at Abdul...

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    CBS fires CEO Leslie Moonves

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on December 20, 2018

    CBS Corp said on Monday it has fired Leslie Moonves for cause and has denied a $120 million severance package as it girds for a...

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    Monirul Islam receives Spanish honour

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Internationally acclaimed artist Monirul Islam has received Royal Spanish Order of Merit.Spanish ambassador in Dhaka Alvaro de Salas conferred the honour on Monirul Islam in...

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    Hundreds render national anthem

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Hundreds of people thronged the central playground of Dhaka University on Sunday to render the national anthem in an amazing display of patriotism at a...

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