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    Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighbourhood

    Agence France-Presse . Dakar | Updated at 10:46pm on January 19, 2020

    Mamadou Boye Diallo, an art curator with a penchant for heart-shaped glasses, calls Dakar’s working-class Medina neighbourhood an open-air museum. Flitting on rollerblades between colourful murals...

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    Painting found on Italian museum wall is stolen Klimt

    Agence France-Presse . Piacenza | Updated at 11:01pm on January 18, 2020

    A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen ‘Portrait of a Lady’ by Austria’s Gustav Klimt,...

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    Traditional village fair, marble contest held in Agoiljhara

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 10:59pm on January 18, 2020

    A 240-year old village fair, featuring marble contest, was held at Ramanander Aak village under Rajihar union of Agoiljhara upazila in Barishal recently. People and...

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    An evening of visual treat at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on January 18, 2020

    Dance lovers were in for a treat at Chhaynaut Nritya Utsab 1426, which featured diverse classical dance forms performed by renowned and upcoming dancers, at...

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    Louvre shut by pension strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:14am on January 18, 2020

    The Louvre museum in Paris shut down Friday after striking workers blocked the entrance, management said, in the latest protest against plans to overhaul France’s...

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    Chinese artistes entertain Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2020

    Chinese artistes entertained Dhaka audience presenting traditional performances at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday and Friday. Chinese Embassy in Dhaka organised...

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    Hadid called as potential Weinstein juror

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:10pm on January 15, 2020

    American model Gigi Hadid appeared as a potential juror in disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial on Monday, adding a fresh celebrity...

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    Three-day Poush Mela in Barishal ends

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 10:21pm on January 14, 2020

    A three-day Poush Mela (winter festival) ended at Jagadish Saraswat Girls’ School & College in the Barishal city on Monday night. Barisal branch of Jatiyo...

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    Dinajpur-based artistes stage Palatia

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    Artistes from Dinajpur Shilpakala Academy staged a Palatia, a traditional theatre form, on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on the tenth day of Bangladesh Cultural Festival...

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    10-day art and lit fair ends

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 10:24pm on January 12, 2020

    A ten-day art and literary fair ended at Manikganj Government High School on Friday with prize giving ceremony and cultural show. Earlier, Manikganj district administration...

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