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Workshop for aspiring photographers held

Workshop for aspiring photographers held

A three-day photography workshop for aspiring photographers was held at the Swiss Embassy in Dhaka, starting September 23…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
NATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 2016: Plays featuring women in centeral characters to be staged today

NATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 2016: Plays featuring women in centeral characters to be staged today

Two women-centric plays and one romantic one will be staged today at three different venues as part of the ongoing National Theatre Festival 2016…

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Music, dance presented at BAU

A cultural programme featuring music and dance was held at the community centre of Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh on Saturday…

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Magnificent Seven tops US box office

Magnificent Seven tops US box office

The Magnificent Seven has topped the US box office, taking $35m (£27m) on its opening weekend.
The film, which stars Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt, is a remake of the 1960 western film of the same name, reports BBC…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Why should Pakistani actors and singers leave India?

Ever since president of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s (MNS) Cine Workers Association Ameya Khopkar warned that the release of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Raees won’t be allowed in Maharashtra as the films feature Pakistani…

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SNIPPETS

Indian actress Subhashree Ganguly has praised her Bangladeshi counterparts Mahiya Mahi and Nusrat Fariya, saying both of them had performed well in the India-Bangladesh joint-venture films those she watched…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition
Search the Truth of Beauty
A group show
Time: 11am to 7pm
Date: Sep 23-29
Venue: National Art Gallery
Shilpakala Academy…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Photographs show dying rivers

Photographs show dying rivers

A photography exhibition showing the pathetic condition of the rivers of the country is underway at Bangladesh National Museum in the capital…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Oggatanama selected for 89th Oscars

Oggatanama selected for 89th Oscars

Director Tauquir Ahmed’s Oggatanama has been selected as Bangladesh’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category of 89th Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscars…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Traditional songs presented

Traditional songs presented

Evergreen traditional songs were presented at a programme at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of the Central Public Library on Sunday…

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Poster to participate in Indian film fest

Poster to participate in Indian film fest

Young director Ahsif Khan’s debut film Poster has been selected for screening at the All Lights India International Film Festival at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad, India…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
NATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 2016: 3 historical plays to be staged today

NATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 2016: 3 historical plays to be staged today

Three historical plays by three Dhaka-based theatre troupes will be staged today as part of the ongoing National Theatre Festival 2016…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Pak-born actor sacked from TV show for racist tweets against Indians

Pak-born actor sacked from TV show for racist tweets against Indians

A prominent television channel has sacked Pakistan-origin actor Marc Anwar from one of Britain’s most popular television soaps Coronation Street for posting tweets that were ‘racially offensive’ against Indians, reports Hindustan Times…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Jones diagnosed with dementia

Jones diagnosed with dementia

Monty Python star Terry Jones has been diagnosed with a severe variant of dementia. The 74-year-old is suffering from primary progressive aphasia, which affects his ability to communicate, reports BBC…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Docu features Kejriwal’s journey

How did two Mumbai-based filmmakers come to trace Arvind Kejriwal’s journey to becoming Delhi’s chief minister? We meet the duo, as the film premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival…

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SNIPPETS

A commemorative programme on Shahid Quadri held on Saturday in New York, USA, where the recently demised poet passed his last days…

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AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition
Search the Truth of Beauty
A group show
Time: 11am to 7pm
Date: Sep 23-29
Venue: National Art Gallery
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
‘Contemporary theatre not up to the mark’

‘Contemporary theatre not up to the mark’

Speakers at a programme on Saturday said although local theatre has improved much on the technological front, with better stages and audiovisual systems, theatre in general has not improved as much as it is failing to produce quality productions…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Artists recreate SM Sultan styles for tribute show

Artists recreate SM Sultan styles for tribute show

A group of 40 artists paid tribute to legendary artist SM Sultan by recreating his characteristic styles and themes for a painting show that is now under way at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Songs, poems presented at nat’l museum

Songs, poems presented at nat’l museum

Nazrul Sangeet singer Nasima Shahin Fancy and recitation artiste Shirin Bithi entertained the audience with their performances at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Saturday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

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