9h ago| Theatre & Arts

Samar Majumder's solo show begins at Shilpangan

An exhibition of renowned artist, Samar Majumder will be starting today at Shilpangan art gallery in Lalmatia. The event will be running from June 24 till July 20. The event’s opening ceremony took place earlier today.

‘Bhager Manush’ at Shilpakala today

The critically-acclaimed theatre play, “Bhager Manush” produced by Somoy Theatre Troupe will be staged today at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

1d ago| Theatre & Arts

When a community comes together

At its heart, all art forms are different ways of expressing the human condition, and in the process bring people together. In conversation with Open Space Theatre’s Founder, Tisha Mahjabeen Chowdhury, I discovered a profound sense of community while listening to their journey.

1w ago| Youth

Winners of ‘City Islamic presents In search of Islamic Calligraphy’ announced

A prize-giving ceremony was organized yesterday to celebrate the winners of “City Islamic presents in search of Islamic Calligraphy”, a calligraphy competition organized by Youth Opportunities, at the Turkish Embassy in Dhaka.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

ISD honours frontline workers in ‘Heroes of Our Time’ exhibition at Le Méridien

International School Dhaka (ISD) has inaugurated a special, traveling art exhibition titled “Heroes of Our Time” at Le Méridien on June 5. The exhibition honours the brilliant frontline workers who have fought courageously during the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

‘Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point’ exhibition begins in London

A special photo exhibition titled “Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point” has been organised at the Four Corners Gallery in London to commemorate the brave protest of the Bangladeshi community against the unjustified killing of Altab Ali, a 24-year-old Bengali youth, who was killed at the hands of racists.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Samar Majumder's solo show begins at Shilpangan

An exhibition of renowned artist, Samar Majumder will be starting today at Shilpangan art gallery in Lalmatia. The event will be running from June 24 till July 20. The event’s opening ceremony took place earlier today.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

‘Bhager Manush’ at Shilpakala today

The critically-acclaimed theatre play, “Bhager Manush” produced by Somoy Theatre Troupe will be staged today at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

When a community comes together

At its heart, all art forms are different ways of expressing the human condition, and in the process bring people together. In conversation with Open Space Theatre’s Founder, Tisha Mahjabeen Chowdhury, I discovered a profound sense of community while listening to their journey.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

When objects speak

‘Objects in Conversation’ is the first design exhibition in Bangladesh, highlighting the cultural consequence of furniture as design objects.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

These beautiful handicrafts showcase employment opportunities for gender-diverse individuals

An initiative of TransEnd, a handicrafts fair, was held on Friday afternoon, aiming to empower the marginalised transgender, hijra and gender-diverse community of Bangladesh.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

‘Dui agontuk bonam korobi ful’ at Shilpakala

Acclaimed actor Ashish Khondker, who is also an outstanding stage director, will have his play showcased at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka over two days.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Shahidul Alam’s retrospective exhibition starts in Kolkata today

“Singed but not burnt” an exhibition on the works of Shahidul Alam, which is curated by Ina Puri, will be starting today, June 18. The exhibition will be taking place at Emami Art at the Kolkata Centre for Creativity for a month before moving to other Indian cities.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

‘Dance is not just entertainment’

Devoted to inspiring freestyle and contemporary dance styles, the two-day dance campaign, “Becoming I”, concluded on June 13 at the Dhaka Gymnastic School, Panthapath. The event was organised by Taspia Karim, better known as Tia, an independent movement artiste who is a student of architecture at the Louisiana State University, New York.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Barsha Utsab celebrated at DU

Cultural organisations celebrated 'Barsha Utsab 1429' earlier in the morning today at the Dhaka University campus, through various performances. The event marks the first day of the Bangla month of Ashar. Preserving nature and welcoming the Monsoon, Barsha Utsab Udjapon Parishad organised their ‘Barsha Utsab 1429’ celebrations at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC). Meanwhile, Udichi Shilpi Gosthi (Dhaka Metropolitan Unit), another cultural organisation, held its programme at Nazrul Mancha in Bangla Academy.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

75th Tony Awards: List of Winners

This year saw the 75th instalment of the Tony Awards take place at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 12. Named after noted actress, stage director, philanthropist and the founder of the American Theatre Wing, Antoinette Perry, the event looks to recognise excellence in live broadway theatre.