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Unmasking the art of mask
Exhibition

Unmasking the art of mask

The history and usage of masks -- for both ceremonial and practical purposes -- dates back to several millennia. The flamboyant presence of masks in many traditional festivals and rituals has a prehistoric origin. Mask making continues to be popular in our country, as it hangs on walls in homes to augment their artistic splendour.

Art as a path of happiness in a violent world
Arts

Art as a path of happiness in a violent world

From a young age, Morshed Mishu was an avid fan of comic books, so much so that he grew a knack for drawing comic-book characters, with the guidance of his brother.

From Kathak to Odissi
Arts & Entertainment

From Kathak to Odissi

At Shadhona's solo dance festival, Ranga Utsav, a young dancer left the audience awestruck with her graceful Odissi movements on November 10. One would be hard-pressed to speculate anything other than the notion that she had been practicing this particular craft for years. However, the speculation is only partially true.

'Oh My Sweet Land' staged at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Theatre

'Oh My Sweet Land' staged at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

“I used to cringe thinking about Syria. Now I cringe because of Ashraf,” said the actor, who is in search of her refugee activist lover Ashraf, in the play Oh My Sweet Land.

Jeffrey Archer on The Naveed Mahbub Show TV

Jeffrey Archer on The Naveed Mahbub Show

Politician turned best-selling author Jeffrey Archer will be a special guest on The Naveed Mahbub Show. The episode will air in two parts on ATN Bangla. The first part will be aired in Bangladesh tonight at 11 pm while the second part will be televised on November 21 at 11 pm.

'Bioscope Prime' Arrives With Premium Content Film

'Bioscope Prime' Arrives With Premium Content

The on-the-go entertainment platform, Bioscope, has come up with a new feature named 'Bioscope Prime'. Customers will be able to enjoy new and exclusive movies using this feature.

'Detective Pikachu' trailer released Film

'Detective Pikachu' trailer released

In a trailer released by Warner Bros, Ryan Reynolds is heard voicing the CGI-rendered Pikachu, in the first ever live-action Pokemon movie.

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