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    Writ petition filed against govt’s grant to films

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    A writ petition was filed with the High Court seeking postponement of the government’s grant announced for 14 films in the fiscal 2018-19 amid massive...

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    Solo show explores negative emotions

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    Artist Antora Dey has depicted negative emotions of everyday life in her 1st solo exhibition under way at Kalakendra on Iqbal Road in the capital....

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    South African teens fight gun crime with radio

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Every week a group of bubbly South African teens crowd into a studio to play hip-hop music and trade views on the scourge of neighbourhood gun crime for their community radio...

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    Art Neville dies at 81

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Art Neville, a New Orleans funk legend and co-founder of the Neville Brothers, has died, his brother said Monday. He was 81 years old. The singer and keyboard player who answered to the sobriquet ‘Poppa Funk’ was well known as...

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    Subhendu Maity to perform in Dhaka, Rajshahi

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Indian singer and folk researcher Subhendu Maity is going to entertain music lovers of Dhaka and Rajshahi. He will perform at Chhayanaut Cultural Centre on Saturday...

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    Chhayanaut’s Nazrul fest begins July 25

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut will pay tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam organising a two-day festival. The festival will commence on Thursday at the auditorium of...

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    K-Pop World Fest at Shilpakala on July 27

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    The preliminary stage of 5th K-Pop World Festival will be held in Dhaka on July 27 at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Dhaka is...

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    Swapnadal stages 107th show of Tringsha Shatabdi

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Theatre troupe Swapnadal staged the 107th show of its acclaimed anti-war play Tringsha Shatabdi at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. Tringsha Shatabdi is an...

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    Tagore, Nazrul and Sukanta recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and eminent poet-playwright Sukanta Bhattacharya were recalled at a programme held at Sufia Kamal auditorium of...

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    Brazil’s new performing arts chief in anti-left ‘crusade’

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Creating a ‘cultural war machine’ in Brazil’s performing arts is renowned theater director Roberto Alvim’s mission as he seeks to eradicate progressive ideas from the...

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