Exhibition/Shows

Seminar on Tagore held

Speakers at an international conference on Rabindranath Tagore’s thoughts on education said the Nobel Laureate poet advocated a friendly and pro-invention atmosphere in educational institutions where students will be allowed to use their imagination to advance human knowledge…

Tagore music albums released

Tagore music albums released

Two music production houses of the country have released a total of six Rabindra Sangeet albums marking the 75th death anniversary of poet-musician Rabindranath Tagore, which will be observed today…

Udichi’s weeklong protest programme ends

Udichi’s weeklong protest programme ends

Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi ended its weeklong anti-terrorism protest programme through a cultural show at the Swaparjita Swadinata of Dhaka University on Thursday…

Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan reunite for her directorial debut

Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan reunite for her directorial debut

You’ve Got Mail stars Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks have reunited onscreen for Ithaca, which marks the actress’ directorial debut, reports Hindustan Times…

Music training workshop held at Shilpakala

Music training workshop held at Shilpakala

A daylong training workshop on different genres of music was held at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday….

Bangle Academy to publish translations of 3 books

Bangle Academy has commissioned the translations of three well-known books of different genres – Mir Mosharraf Hossain’s epic Bishad Sindhu, Abu Ishaque’s novel Surja Dighal Bari and Nilima Ibrahim’s non-fiction work Ami Birangana Bolchhi…

Runa to perform today marking 50 years in music

Runa to perform today marking 50 years in music

Legendary singer Runa Laila will be seen performing on a television show today celebrating her 50 years of career in music…

Pagla Kanai shrine lacks security, facilities

Pagla Kanai shrine lacks security, facilities

The birthplace of the legendary mystic poet-musician Pagla Kanai remains unprotected as the plan to construct a boundary wall round the area is yet to come to fruition, despite concerns over security and unauthorised intrusion…

Sardar Fazlul Karim’s life depicted in photo show

Sardar Fazlul Karim’s life depicted in photo show

A solo photography exhibition reveals previously unseen moments from the life of scholar-philosopher Sardar Fazlul Karim (May 1, 1925 – June 16, 2014)…

Milon performs in 20 Eid teleplays, drama series

Milon performs in 20 Eid teleplays, drama series

Popular actor Anisur Rahman Milon acted in 20 teleplays and several drama series during the weeklong Eid festival.
Milon said he usually performs in similar number of productions in the Eid festivals…

Taylor Swift tops Forbes highest paid celebrity list

Taylor Swift tops Forbes highest paid celebrity list

Singer Taylor Swift has topped this year’s Forbes list of the world’s 100 highest paid celebrities, earning $170 million mainly thanks to her hugely successful ‘1989’ world tour, reports Reuters citing Forbes…

Pak director says army funding films for image building

Veteran Pakistani actor-director Khalid Ahmed, who is in India to attend the seventh edition of the Jagran Film Festival, on Tuesday said that many films which are made in Pakistan are funded by their army for their own image-building, reports Hindustan Times…

Teleplays suffer from mediocre scripts

Teleplays suffer from mediocre scripts

Television dramas aired during the Eid holiday weekend have come under criticism for their mostly mediocre scripts and unoriginal content, a situation that experts have ascribed to the lack of talented playwrights…

Al Mahmud turns 81

Al Mahmud turns 81

Today marks the 81st birth anniversary of eminent poet Al Mahmud, one of the best known Bengali poets in the contemporary period…

Kanak Chanpa to perform live today

Kanak Chanpa to perform live today

National award winning singer Kanak Chanpa will perform live on television at a music show starting at 10:30pm today…

Popular singers turning actors

Popular singers turning actors

It has become a common trend for the singers to test their mettle in acting after they have received a certain degree of fame for their musical prowess, some taking it further with regular on-screen appearances while others sticking to their origin…

Drake scores 13th week at number one

Drake scores 13th week at number one

Canadian star Drake has notched up a 13th consecutive week at number one with his single One Dance.
The song has now had the longest reign at the top of the charts since Wet Wet Wet’s Love Is All Around in 1994, reports BBC…

Shikor to perform live on Maasranga

Shikor to perform live on Maasranga

Popular folk band Shikor will perform live at 11:40pm today on private television channel Maasranga Television.
At the show, the band will present several popular traditional songs of legendary bards including Fakir Lalon Shah and Hason Raja, as well as encores requested by the audience…

Local drama series inspired by Indian daily soaps

Local drama series inspired by Indian daily soaps

The makers of local television drama series are cashing in on the enormous popularity of Indian serials by following their stylistic patterns, borrowing their themes, storylines and even presentation techniques to please the local audience…

E-cards replacing paper cards

E-cards replacing paper cards

The tradition of sending Eid cards printed on paper is giving way to the dominance of electronic greeting cards and SMS wishes that can be sent instantly, without the hassle of having to go somewhere to deliver cards physically…

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