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Literature-based theatre festival begins at Shilpakala

Literature-based theatre festival begins at Shilpakala

A mega-scale theatre festival began yesterday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), as part of the Academy's initiative to form a repertory theatre troupe in 64 districts, and produce new plays by them this year based on any literary work. The festival will see eight plays staged each day – two each at National Theatre...

Art aesthetics on display at AFD

Art aesthetics on display at AFD

Shama Shaiom is an artist who has done a three-month course...

Star Melodies' Musical Tribute To Nazrul Today

Star Melodies' Musical Tribute To Nazrul Today

To celebrate National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ahead of his 38th...

Dia's maiden album launched

Dia's maiden album launched

Promising artiste Dia's debut album “Koto Chameli Britha Jaye” was launched...

Udichi conference in Thakurgaon

Udichi conference in Thakurgaon

The 2nd Pirganj Upazila unit conference of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpi Gosthi was held at Pirganj Pilot High School premises in Thakurgaon district on Friday. A vibrant cultural function and a discussion featured in the programme. Locally renowned artiste Mozibar Rahman inaugurated the event as guest.   A colourful procession was brought out from Pirganj Pilot High...

EBL organises children's art competition

EBL organises children's art competition

Eastern Bank Ltd. (EBL) as a part of their people engagement programme organised an art completion titled “Chobir Deshe Ronger Deshe” for their employees' children at Charukola (Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University) on Friday. Nearly 100 children in two age groups participated in the competition on the subject “My City”. Children between six...

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India blocks Gandhi murder film

India blocks Gandhi murder film

India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorified her killers. Intelligence agencies had warned of potential violence if it is released. The film, “Kaum De Heere”(“Diamonds Of The Community”), had been scheduled for release on Friday. It tells the story of...

It's True!

It's True!

The final chapter in Peter Jackson's first Middle-earth trilogy, the 2003 “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” adapted from JRR Tolkien's immortal novel series, took home Oscars in all 11 of its nominated categories, which were: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score,...

Published Date: August 23, 2014
THE LITERARY GREAT REMEMBERED

THE LITERARY GREAT REMEMBERED

A two-day programme marking the 65th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen at Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium concluded on August 19. The Mymensingh segment of the celebrations was jointly organised by Swapnadol, a drama troupe from Dhaka and Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy. The programme was undertaken to disseminate the philosophy of the great artiste...

Published Date: August 23, 2014
Ganga-Jamuna Theatre Fest set to begin in September

Ganga-Jamuna Theatre Fest set to begin in September

Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival will begin from September 1. The eight-day festival aims at consolidating the harmony between Bangladesh and India through cultural exchange. The programme will feature theatrical performances by 14 troupes from Bangladesh and India. The festival will simultaneously take place at the National Theatre and the Experimental Theatre Hall....

Published Date: August 23, 2014
The legacy lives on...

The legacy lives on...

Music lovers of the Moulvibazar district flocked to see “Kal Mrigaya”, a dance-drama composed by Tagore. The theatre repertory of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Moulvibazar unit organised three shows of the play, one of Tagore's most-staged works, at Moulvibazar Government College auditorium on Tuesday. Based on the epic “Ramayana”; “Kal Mrigaya” depicts the tragic story...

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What's On

  • Solo Painting Exhibition

    Title: “Momentary History” by Niamul Bari
    Venue: Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts
    Date: August 12-30
    Time: 12-8pm

  • Solo Watercolour Exhibition

    Title: “Jol Chobi” by Shahanoor Mamun
    Venue: La Galerie, Alliance Française De Dhaka
    Date: August 8-26; Time: 12-8pm

  • Photography Exhibition

    Life and works of Tajuddin Ahmed
    Venue: Gallery 21, Dhanmondi
    Date: July 19-September 8
    Time: 12pm-8pm

  • Solo Painting Exhibition

    Title: “Ode to Beauty” by Shama Shaiom
    Venue: Galerie Zoom, Alliance Française De Dhaka
    Date: Aug 22- Sep 4
    Time: 3-9pm

  • Photo Exhibition

    Images of Caring Men
    Venue: Dhaka Art Center
    Date: August 23-28
    Time: 3pm-8pm

  • Classical Music Soiree

    Title: Dhrupad Shoili
    Venue: Bengal Shilpalaya, Dhanmondi
    Date: August 23
    Time: 6:30pm

  • Musical by Uttarayan

    Title: Celluloid-e Rabindranath
    Venue: Main Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum
    Date: August 23
    Time: 6:30pm

  • Solo Art Exhibition

    Title: Threads of Testimony by Dilara Begum Jolly
    Venue: Bengal Art Lounge, 60, Gulshan Avenue, Circle-1
    Date: Aug 16- Sep 4
    Time: 12-8pm

  • Album Launch

    Album: Koto Chameli Britha Jaye by Dia
    Venue: Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium, National Museum
    Date: August 22
    Time: 6:30pm

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Published Date: August 23, 2014
Monsoon melodies and romantic songs at Arts Precinct

Monsoon melodies and romantic songs at Arts Precinct

Bengal Foundation organised a solo musical soiree featuring a performance by noted singer Sharmin Sathi Islam at Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct on August 20. The artiste mostly presented Nazrul's monsoon melodies along with songs of yesteryears composed by Kamol Dasgupta, Himangshu Dutta, Nachiketa Ghosh, Hemanta Mukherjee, Salil Chowdhury, Khan Ataur Rahman and others....

Published Date: August 23, 2014
Konal's musical performance at IGCC

Konal's musical performance at IGCC

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising a musical evening by Somnur Monir Konal today at 6:30pm at its Gulshan premises. Born in Dhaka, Konal has been living at Kuwait from the age of six. She learned music from her mother, a Nazrul singer. Later, she studied Indian Classical Music at All India Music Academy, an institution affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University. In 2009, she participated in Channel- i Shera Kontho and emerged as champion in the talent hunt competition. Since then she has been performing regularly in concerts and musical programmes. Konal has been a part of many mixed albums, and in 2012 she released her first solo “Konal's Jaadu”....

Published Date: August 23, 2014
Aamir Khan bares all

Aamir Khan bares all

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan not only appears unfazed by the controversy generated by the controversial bare-all first poster of his in his upcoming Bollywood movie 'PK' which showed him in the buff but has defended it. But even before the row over the first poster, in which Aamir is seen holding only a transistor to cover his private parts, dies down, a second poster of the film shows him in traditional Rajasthani attire, along with a trumpet bearing the name 'Bhairosingh Band'. The "poster marketing" is a part of the promotional campaign which Aamir said is aimed at "confusing" the audience. "Normally, film promos are launched first but we have decided to...

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Published Date: August 23, 2014
Into the Storm- at Blockbuster Cinemas

Into the Storm- at Blockbuster Cinemas

    “Into The Storm” released yesterday at the Blockbuster Cinemas, bringing more thrill and chills for film buffs of Dhaka. Directed by Steven Quale and starring Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies and Matt Walsh, among others, the film released earlier this month in the USA. The film is set in the town of Silverton that is ravaged by an onslaught of tornadoes in the span of a single day. While most people are seeking shelter, there are storm-chasers who run into the storms, looking for a once-in-a-lifetime shot.

Published Date: August 23, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

Mian Tansen was born as Ramtanu Pandey. He was a prominent Hindustani classical music composer, musician, vocalist and also an instrumentalist who popularised and improved the plucked rabab (of Central Asian origin). He was among the Navaratnas (nine jewels) at the court of the Mughal Emperor Jalal ud-din Akbar. Akbar gave him the title Mian, an honorific, meaning learned man. Several of his raga compositions have become the  mainstays of the Hindustani tradition, and these are often prefaced with Mian ki (“of the Mian”), like Mian ki Todi, Mian ki Malhar, Mian ki Mand, Mian ka Sarang; in addition he is the creator of major ragas like Darbari Kanada, Darbari...

Published Date: August 22, 2014
A TALE OF DECEPTION AND DISILLUSIONMENT

A TALE OF DECEPTION AND DISILLUSIONMENT

Theatre premiered their latest production “Kuhokjal” to a houseful audience recently at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. This was the 45th play of the troupe. Written by Masum Reza and directed by Tropa Majumdar, the play unmasks the innate inhumanity of humans through a story involving betrayal, murder and deception. As...

Published Date: August 22, 2014
We just want to touch people's hearts with our work -- Kankan Das

We just want to touch people's hearts with our work -- Kankan Das

Kankan Das is one of the most prominent names in Chittagong's theatre arena. In a career spanning 25 years, she has given innumerable memorable performances in some of the biggest plays to be produced from the port city. Aside from that, she is also a cornerstone of Proma Abritti Sangsad, a leading recitation group in Chittagong. In a recent conversation, the thespian shared various aspects of her works and the cultural scenario of Chittagong. Tell us about your journey through the realm of theatre and elocution. Kankan: I joined Protibhas Natya Sangsad in 1989, and shortly after, associated myself with recitation group Proma Abritti Sangsad. I've been with them for quite some...

THE OTHER SIDE

Published Date: August 22, 2014
Music lets me say things I otherwise can't --Puly

Music lets me say things I otherwise can't --Puly

Nazifa Tabassum Puly's introduction to music happened when she was only in the first grade, and though it has changed forms and dynamics over the years, her bond with music has only grown stronger. Mostly self-taught as a musician, she plays a number of instruments and sings her heart out whenever she has a break from her studies in architecture at BUET. The Daily Star caught up with her for Star Arts & Entertainment's new monthly feature The Other Side, featuring amateur artistes pursuing their passion besides studies or profession. “I was admitted to a music class when I was very young, just beginning to go to school. It was...

Published Date: August 22, 2014
Sajal's Big Screen emergence

Sajal's Big Screen emergence

Sajal, a popular face on the small screen, has made headway in the celluloid world as well. The shooting for his new movie wrapped up recently. In a recent conversation, the talented actor spoke to The Daily Star about his tryst with films and TV dramas. Tell us about your debut film. Sajal: The shooting for “Runout”, directed by Tanmoy Tansen, is over. I also finished dubbing for the film. It is likely to be released after Eid, although it depends on the producer. I play a very ordinary teenage boy who accidentally enters the crime world. Later, he can't extricate himself from the underworld. In a nutshell, it is a...

Published Date: August 22, 2014
Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

To celebrate National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ahead of his 38th death anniversary, Star Melodies is organising a special musical evening on August 24. The programme will feature a selection of the first recorded songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam by noted artistes of his time – including Nazrul himself, performed by reputed Nazrul...

Published Date: August 22, 2014
Mou's upcoming Eid play

Mou's upcoming Eid play

Popular TV model and actress Sadia Islam Mou recently appeared in a one-hour play “Guum”, directed by Mahmud Dider, marking upcoming Eid-ul-Adha. Shatabdi Wadud is cast opposite her. The duo acted for the first time as on-screen couple in the drama, based on a sensational story. “Working with Mou has been a remarkable experience”, said Shatabdi Wadud. On the other hand, Mou has been seen on screen occasionally in recent times. She was seen acting for the small screen during the last Eid. The actress will also appear in several plays in the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha. Regarding “Guum”, Mou said she worked in the play because she found the plot excellent.

Published Date: August 22, 2014
Pipra Bidya hits screens in October

Pipra Bidya hits screens in October

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's lastest film “Pipra Bidya” is set to hit the silver screens on October 24 across the country. Farooki and his team members are now busy with their release campaign. Lead actor of the film, Nur Imran Mithu will be introduced through a finny video which will release this month online and on Channel i. Gradually, soundtracks of the film will also be available. All the upadates about the film will be available on Channel i and Chabial's Facebook page. Since its premiere in Dubai Film Festival, “Pira Bidya” has already received a number of award nominations, including Sanghai Golden Goblet Awards, Muhr Asia-Africa Awards and Dallas Asian...

Published Date: August 22, 2014
Batikrom's tribute to Mohidul Islam

Batikrom's tribute to Mohidul Islam

Batikrom Natya Goshthi is set to observe the 12th death anniversary of noted playwright, actor and director Syed Mohidul Islam. Marking the day, the troupe will hold a discussion and stage their play “Firey Dekha” at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today evening. The play has been directed by Mohidul...

ALL-TIME GREATS

Published Date: August 21, 2014
ZAHIR RAIHAN: CAPTURING NATIONAL STRUGGLES ON CELLULOID

ZAHIR RAIHAN: CAPTURING NATIONAL STRUGGLES ON CELLULOID

Mohammad Zahirullah (better known as Zahir Raihan) -- born on August 19, 1935 in a village in Feni -- lived only to be 37, but left his mark in the heart of every patriotic Bangladeshi with his works. After moving back from Kolkata following the partition of 1947, Zahir Raihan obtained a post-graduate...

Published Date: August 21, 2014
Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

To celebrate National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ahead of his 38th death anniversary, Star Melodies is organising a special musical evening on August 24. The programme will feature a selection of the first recorded songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam by noted artistes of his time – including Nazrul himself, performed by reputed Nazrul...

Album Review

Published Date: August 21, 2014
Khujey Berai: Songs of Tagore plays under spotlight

Khujey Berai: Songs of Tagore plays under spotlight

The greatest playwright must be a poet. William Shakespeare and Rabindranath Tagore are scintillating examples of this adage. Tagore, a timeless lyricist and composer, best inserted his musical prowess into his plays speaking of the poetry of life. Moreover, Tagore plays portray the overflow of lyrics and dances. Accomplished Tagore artiste and teacher Tanjina...

Published Date: August 21, 2014
IN LOVING MEMORY

IN LOVING MEMORY

Salman Shah took Dhallywood by storm with his very first film “Qayamat Theke Qayamat”, and never had to look back. Before his untimely demise on September 6, 1996, he acted in 26 films, and is said to be the most popular film star since the '90s. To mark his 18th death anniversary, Dhuli Communications is organising the weeklong “Salman Shah Memorial Festival 2014” at the Balaka Cineworld in the capital from September 6. A total of seven of his films will be screened, while members of the film fraternity will also reminisce on Salman. A souvenir will be launched as part of the festival, while a documentary will  be screened on...

Published Date: August 21, 2014
Defining factors in Chandni's career

Defining factors in Chandni's career

National award-winning actress-dancer Chandni says she has had several defining factors of success in her career. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, she looked back at how they shaped her career. First factor: Dance “I've been involved in dancing from a very early age. I took dance lessons at Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts (BAFA). I have given dance performances at a number of stage shows both at home and abroad. Later, when I started acting, I was able to emote better due to my dance training. So, the first turning point in my career is dance.” Second factor: Films “Although I appeared for a few movies, 'Dukhai' – for which...

Published Date: August 21, 2014
Spelling Bee semifinals begin today

Spelling Bee semifinals begin today

The Daily Star Spelling Bee semifinals start tonight in Channel i. Of the 96 participants who began the battle for the Spelling Bee trophy, the best 16 are left, and only 6 will go to the finals; like in the quarterfinals, every episode will see four participants competing, and only one emerging as...

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Published Date: August 21, 2014
Cumberbatch, Elba to voice Shere Khan

Cumberbatch, Elba to voice Shere Khan

Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice Shere Khan the tiger in one of the two Jungle Book films entering production. The “Sherlock” star is the first voice actor to be cast in the Warner Bros movie, the directorial debut by Andy Serkis of Gollum and King Kong fame. Titled “Jungle Book: Origins”, the film will...

Published Date: August 21, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

US rock guitarist-singer Joan Jett, a sports fan, has remained actively involved in the sports world. Her song “Bad Reputation” was used by UFC's Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey as her walkout song at the pay-per-view event “UFC 157”. Her cover of “Love is All Around” was used by the NCAA to promote the Women's Final Four, as well as the song “Unfinished Business”. Jett supplied theme songs for the ESPN X-Games premiere and has contributed music to all their games since. The melody for her song “I Hate Myself For Loving You” is used as the theme music for NBC Sunday Night Football with re-worked lyrics and retitled...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
APPEAL FOR GAZA

APPEAL FOR GAZA

To raise awareness among people about the Israeli attacks on Gaza, and raise funds to help the victims of the violence in Palestine, Drik has arranged a three-day programme at Drik Gallery in the capital. The programme, titled “Appeal for Gaza” include an exhibition and sale of paintings and photographs donated by a...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
Dhaka on Europeans' canvas

Dhaka on Europeans' canvas

In 1808, Charles D'Oyly, Collector of Dhaka, wrote to Warren Hastings, “I shall offer you as companions, a few of the ruins of the city of Dacca which are exquisite for their magnificent elegance …” About a hundred years of British rule by the East India Company saw many European painters finding their way...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

To celebrate National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ahead of his 38th death anniversary, Star Melodies is organising a special musical evening on August 24. The programme will feature a selection of the first recorded songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam by noted artistes of his time – including Nazrul himself, performed by reputed Nazrul...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
Theatre for social awareness

Theatre for social awareness

Lokhhmikunda union parishad in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna organised a street theatre festival, to promote awareness on the burning social issues of our time. The festival, funded by USAID, was held at the union parishad premises on Saturday morning and focused on child trafficking, early marriage, drug abuse, payment of taxes, importance of...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
Sharmin Shathi to perform today at Arts Precinct

Sharmin Shathi to perform today at Arts Precinct

Sharmin Shathi Islam will perform in a solo Nazrul Sangeet soiree at the Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct on August 20 at 6 pm. The artiste will perform songs composed by Kazi Nazrul Islam and other Bengali modern poets. Bengal Foundation has organised the programme. An exponent of Nazrul Sangeet in Bangladesh, Sharmin Shathi Islam...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
Cash's childhood home opens to public

Cash's childhood home opens to public

Country music legend Johnny Cash's childhood home has been opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town (USA) where he grew up. The Cash family moved to the house in Dyess in 1935, when Johnny was three, as part of a government drive to help families after the Great Depression. The five-room wooden home has been refurbished and features the family's piano as well as other period items. The most meaningful item, his sister Joanne Cash said, was the piano. “We used to gather around that piano at night and sing gospel for an hour. That was our entertainment.” The Cashes were among 500 families...

Published Date: August 20, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

US actor-producer Ashton Kutcher enrolled at the University of Iowa where his planned major was biochemical engineering, motivated by the desire to find a cure for his brother's heart ailment. During his time at UI, he was approached by a model scout at a bar and was recruited to enter the “Fresh Faces of Iowa” modeling competition. After placing first, he dropped out of college and won a trip to New York City to the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention. After participating in an IMTA competition where he lost to Josh Duhamel in 1998, Kutcher signed with Next modeling agency in New York, appeared in ads for...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Dhaka on Europeans’ canvas

Dhaka on Europeans’ canvas

In 1808, Charles D’Oyly, Collector of Dhaka, wrote to Warren Hastings, “I shall offer you as companions, a few of the ruins of the city of Dacca which are exquisite for their magnificent elegance …” About a hundred years of British rule by the East India Company saw many European painters finding their way...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

Star Melodies' musical tribute to Nazrul on August 24

To celebrate National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ahead of his 38th death anniversary, Star Melodies is organising a special musical evening on August 24. The programme will feature a selection of the first recorded songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam by noted artistes of his time – including Nazrul himself, performed by reputed Nazrul...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Paeans to the Playwright

Paeans to the Playwright

Marking the 65th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen, different theatre troupes and organisations arranged a large array of programmes at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). Selim Al Deen Foundation, in association with Dhaka Theatre arranged a two-day programme to mark the playwright's birthday. As part of their programme, a seminar “Bangladesher Jatiyo Natya...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Art exhibit - Bangabandhu and Bangladesh - at RU

Art exhibit - Bangabandhu and Bangladesh - at RU

With a vision of spreading the ideology of Bangabandhu among the new generation, a three-day art exhibition titled “Bangabandhu and Bangladesh” began at Fine arts department of Rajshahi University (RU) on Monday. RU vice chancellor Prof Muhammad Mizanuddin inaugurated the exhibition at 10:30am at the fine arts gallery on the campus. Some 84 artworks on...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Niamul Bari on Artists' Talk at Bengal Gallery

Niamul Bari on Artists' Talk at Bengal Gallery

Expatriate artist Niamul Bari's solo exhibition “Momentary Histories” is currently on at the Bengal Gallery in Dhanmondi. Marking the exhibit, the artist will speak today at the Gallery, sharing his experiences as an artist and his transition from a ceramic artist to a sculptor to a painter. Niamul Bari, born in Chittagong in 1966, completed his BFA in ceramics and MFA in sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University, and received a higher diploma in sculpture from the Rabindra Bharati University in India. He has been residing in USA since 1988, and has had his works exhibited in USA, Japan, Nepal, Bhutan and India. He began focusing on...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Linkin Park generate Fandemonium at Yahoo Live concert

Linkin Park generate Fandemonium at Yahoo Live concert

Linkin Park released their debut album in October 2000, and since then they've established themselves as the top new act of this millennium, with more than 24 million albums sold. And the crowd reaction at their New Jersey stop on their Carnivores Tour, streamed Friday night on Yahoo Live from Camden's Susquehanna Bank...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Traditional boat race in Sylhet

Traditional boat race in Sylhet

Despite inclement weather, thousands of people from all walks of life thronged the Surma riverbanks in Sylhet city's Kalighat-circuit house and Chadnighat yesterday afternoon, to witness a traditional boat race.   A total of 12 groups from different upazilas of the district participated in the contest, with nicely decorated racing boats. Spectators standing on...

TV WATCH

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Raisul Islam Asad on “Din Protidin”

Raisul Islam Asad on “Din Protidin”

Veteran actor Raisul Islam Asad will be present at today's episode of “Din Protidin” which airs on Bangalavision at 8:30am. The actor will share memories from his career and talk about various issues on the current cultural scenario of the country. Khairul Babui has produced the programme.

Published Date: August 19, 2014
TMNT

TMNT

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” has topped the North American box office for a second consecutive week. The live action revival of the 1980s cartoon reptiles took $28.4m according to early estimates. Marvel's “Guardians of the Galaxy” was at two with $24.7m, bringing its three-week US haul to $222m. Action comedy “Let's Be Cops” opened...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

Reggae legend Bob Marley's message continues to reverberate amongst various indigenous communities. For instance, the Australian Aborigines continue to burn a sacred flame to honour his memory in Sydney's Victoria Park, while members of the Amerindian Hopi and Havasupai tribe revere his work. There are also many tributes to Bob Marley throughout India,...

Published Date: August 18, 2014
Udichi celebrates

Udichi celebrates

Bangladesh Udichi Shilpi Goshti paid homage to Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam and Sukanta Bhattacharya at a programme on Saturday afternoon. Dhaka Mohanagar Unit of Udichi arranged the programme at the National Music and Dance Centre auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The event began with the choral rendition of songs written by the three...