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    Miro sculpture expected to sell for nearly $7 million

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:48pm on July 26, 2020

    More than 40 monumental sculptures by artistic giants including Miro, Rodin and Calder -- which have not seen in decades -- will go under the hammer...

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    Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green dies aged 73

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on July 26, 2020

    Peter Green, the influential blues guitarist who co-founded British rock giants Fleetwood Mac, has died at the age of 73, his family’s legal representatives announced...

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    Theatre troupes must focus on advertising: discussants

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:45pm on July 26, 2020

    Local theatre troupes are failing to draw audience to shows due to lack of promotional activities, said discussants at a virtual programme held on Saturday....

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    Abdul Alim’s 89th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2020

    The 89th birth anniversary of late legendary folk singer Abdul Alim will be celebrated today. This year the occasion will be celebrated on a limited...

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    Kaya celebrates 16th anniv thru group show

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:43pm on July 26, 2020

    Galleri Kaya lifted the curtain on a group art exhibition on Saturday in the capital’s Uttara. The 29-day exhibition, titled ‘16th Anniversary Exhibition’, has been...

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    Sao Paulo postpones carnival

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 10:14pm on July 25, 2020

    Sao Paulo, the biggest city in coronavirus hotspot Brazil, said Friday it was indefinitely postponing its 2021 carnival because of the pandemic. ‘Both the samba...

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    France’s love affair with cinema tested by the virus

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:12pm on July 25, 2020

    ‘I am sick of Netflix. I am sick of an algorithm serving me up the same old thing,’ said Anne-Sophie Duchamp as she put on...

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    Machu Picchu empty for anniversary as Peru virus cases soar

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 10:11pm on July 25, 2020

    Peru’s former Inca citadel Machu Picchu on Friday marked 109 years since it was rediscovered by US explorer Hiram Bingham -- but the iconic site...

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    Virtual show features poem, music

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:10pm on July 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organised a virtual programme featuring poems along with Nazrul, folk and modern songs on Friday. Bangla Academy director general and poet Habibullah...

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    Tête-à-tête with literary couple Kumar and Monika Chakraborty

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:08pm on July 25, 2020

    A literary couple Kumar and Monika Chakraborty has been contributing to and kindled by the literary world over the last few decades. Kumar is a...