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    Atlanta takes opera to the COVID circus

    Agence France-Presse. Atlanta | Updated at 12:37am on October 26, 2020

    The life-art imitation question is age-old, but if 2020 has anything to say the answer is clear: even the fictional characters of our operas have developed Covid-19. The Atlanta Opera premiered an outdoor series...

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    El Gouna Film Festival puts on defiant and hopeful show

    Agence France-Presse . El-Gouna | Updated at 12:38am on October 26, 2020

    As cultural events continue to be impacted by the ramifications of Covid-19, El Gouna Film Festival will act as a role model for artistic events across the Middle East and North Africa. That was the...

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    Online music show pays tribute to Manna Dey

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on October 26, 2020

    Singers paid tribute to the late acclaimed playback singer, music director and classical vocalist Prabodh Chandra Dey, popularly known as Manna Dey, in an online programme held on Saturday...

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    ‘The Undoing’: More murder and secrets starring Kidman, this time in NY

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:36am on October 26, 2020

    After the huge success of ‘Big Little Lies,’ actress Nicole Kidman is back with a new mini-series revolving around a murder among privileged white Americans -- this time living in New York...

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    BFI’s 54th filmmaking course begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2020

    The 54th filmmaking course organised by Bangladesh Film Institute will commence today, said a press release. The two-month-long filmmaking course is divided into two phases....

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    Dutch museum unveils unseen pics by master lensman

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:31pm on October 24, 2020

    Amsterdam’s famous Rijksmuseum unveiled a set of long-lost pictures Friday taken around the 1950s by Dutch master lensman Ed van der Elsken, considered one of...

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    Algerian actresses call foul on femicide

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 10:33pm on October 24, 2020

    Algerian actresses angered by murders and violence targeting women have launched a campaign to fight the phenomenon -- but not everyone has welcomed their initiative....

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    Iconic UK arts institutions get £75m virus funding

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:34pm on October 24, 2020

    The British government on Saturday announced a £75 million (82 million euros) rescue package to save 35 cultural institutions hit by the coronavirus pandemic, including...