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    Ahornish holds folk music evening

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Music lovers of Dhaka were in for a treat at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday where singers entertained the audience rendering folk songs penned by...

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    UK music industry group declares climate emergency

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    A range of British music artists, labels and studios banded together Friday to declare a climate and ecological emergency and pledged to rethink their environmental impact. The Music Declares Emergency collective...

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    Shilpakala holds workshop on Dhamail dance, song

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    A three-day workshop on Dhamail dance and song is under way at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The workshop which has been organised by the academy commenced...

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    Group show features nature-human ties

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Nine young artists have put into display watercolour works depicting diverse subjects at a group show under way at Zainul Gallery 1 and 2 of the fine arts faculty of Dhaka University...

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    Mills says electro music now ‘too middle class’

    Agence France-Presse . Orange | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Techno pioneer Jeff Mills said Thursday that electronic music has become too ‘middle class’ and lost its political edge. The American DJ and record producer who founded the hugely...

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    R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law...

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    New ‘Lion King’ movie lands with a critical whimper

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    The much-anticipated new version of animated movie classic ‘The Lion King’ landed with a whimper rather than a roar on Thursday with critics hailing it as visually impressive but tame in terms of...

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    KAALO to screen Khacha

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Counter Foto Students’ Forum (KAALO) will be holding two screenings of Akram Khan’s government-grant winning film Khacha, which represented Bangladesh at the 90th Academy Awards, popularly known...

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    Al Mahmud’s birth anniv observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Poets, friends, well-wishers and admirers paid tribute to late eminent poet Al Mahmud on his 83rd birth anniversary, which was observed on Thursday,  at a commemorative...

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    Shilpakala celebrates monsoon

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Monsoon was celebrated through songs, dances and poem recitation at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. The programme titled ‘Barsha Mangal’ was...

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