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    Man eats $1.2 lakh piece of art — a banana taped to wall

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    The move was bananas... or maybe the work was just too appealing. A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in...

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    Will Smith campaigns against homelessness in New York

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    Will Smith still feels ‘emotional’ about homelessness years after playing a destitute man in one of his most acclaimed film roles, the Hollywood star has...

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    Liberation War festival under way

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    A fifteen-day Liberation War Festival marking Victory Day is under way at Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Dhaka, says a press release. The...

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    ‘Shantir Pathe Kabita’ held at Kabita Cafe

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    Noted and upcoming poets recited poems promoting peace at a programme titled ‘Shantir Pathe Kabita’ held at Kabita Cafe in capital’s Kataban on Saturday. The...

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    Children with special needs perform in Sylhet

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    Children with special needs entertained the audience at a cultural show held in Sylhet on Friday afternoon. Sylhet District Shilpakala Academy organised the programme at...

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    Bangla Academy accords reception to former officials

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2019

    Bangla Academy accorded reception to its former officials at a programme held at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Hall of the academy on Tuesday. The programme,...

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    Ceramic artworks explore nature, contemporary issues

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2019

    Forty six students of the ceramic department of Dhaka University are portraying everyday objects, human relationship, nature and contemporary issues at a five-day group exhibition...

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    Rare Gauguin from Tahiti period up for auction in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:51pm on December 03, 2019

    A rare canvas by French post-impressionist artist Paul Gauguin from his period on the Polynesian island of Tahiti is set to go on auction in...

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    3-day Bharatanatyam festival under way at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on December 03, 2019

    A three-day Bharatanatyam festival titled ‘Rongarpon 2019’ featuring dance performances accompanied by Carnatic music recitals commenced at Chhayanaut auditorium...

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    Dance troupes pay tribute to Jhunu

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on December 03, 2019

    Leading dance troupes paid tribute to Ekushey Padak-winning late eminent dancer Rahiza Khanom Jhunu at a programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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