Arts & Reviews

A torchbearer for modern architecture in Bangladesh: Shamsul Wares turns 72

  Shamsul Wares is one of the most renowned names in the territory of contemporary architecture of Bangladesh. He is also an eminent art critic. His new and refreshing approach towards architecture makes him unequaled in our country. His constructions are Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Highlighting inner conflict and inner struggle

  This is Mohammad Fakhrul Islam Mazumder known as Shakil’s first solo exhibit at Zainul Gallery, and justifiably quite important in the artist’s career. His works mainly plunge deep into woodcut and a few lithographs. His prints are considered to be Thursday, January 25th, 2018

World this week

  18 dead as Talibans siege Kabul hotel A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 12 hours before the last attacker was killed Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Nation this week

  BCL attacks DU students, 9 injured Bangladesh Chhatra League men on January 23 reportedly attacked the agitating students of Dhaka University, who confined the university vice chancellor for several hours to press home their four-point demand. A number of the students Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Film-It hits the road

  Film-It recently selected the winner for its November video contest. Renowned filmmaker and media activist Shameem Akhtar, entertainment journalist and script analyst Sadia Khalid Reeti, renowned director Haider Rizvi and renowned art critic Moinuddin Khaled were present as members of Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Riyazul Rizu’s next to be on Kangal Harinath

  Riyazul Rizu the acclaimed director of the film Bapjaner Bioscope has expressed his conviction to build his next production on Kangal Harinath. Masum Reza the National Award winning storyteller has ben roped in as the script writer. Masum Reza and Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Gauranga Mohanta’s poetry album and recitation at AFD

  A poetry album launching including recitation session of the poet Gauranga Mohanta was held at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) on Friday 5.   Professor Syed Monzurul Islam, poet and translator Hyet Saif, Professor Kaiser Haq attended the programme as the special Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Shironaamhin’s new song

  Shironaamhin has released yet another new song without the lead vocalist Tanzir Tuhin. Tuhin left the band in the middle of last year. Since then newcomer Ishtiaque has been voicing songs. The new song titled “Bohemian” is the second in Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Prabuddha Raha and Soumitra Sengupta perform at National Museum

  Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of music titled ‘Music Mind’ by singer Prabuddha Raha and pianist Soumitra Sengupta, from India, recently performed at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city.   The artiste rendered “E Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Dhaka International Film Festival starts in city

  The Dhaka International Film Festival or DIFF was inaugurated on January 12. Turkish film Zer screened at the inaugural session after the official inauguration. Zer is the story of a Kurdish boy grown up in New York and his journey Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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