Kolkata, Kolkata!

Kolkata has been the city of dreams of my childhood and continues to be so until now.

Farewell to Ganderia!

Life in Ganderia was most engaging and colourful. I had developed friendship with a number of local kids of my age.

“AAJ ACHI KAAL NEI”

25th March 1971. We left our old DOHS house just fifteen minutes before midnight.

#freeTagore

'Pochishe Boishakh', the birth anniversary of Bengal's very own Poet Laureate, brings with it a blitz of performances based on Tagore's literature...

Don't hold your breath

'Cultural action is an intervention in daily life, directed to the transformation of social consciousness.' ...

GIDREE BAWLEE EMPOWERMENT THROUGH ART

A few days ago if you entered the corner-most exhibition space at the EMK Center, no one would blame you if you thought it was an exhibition of rural artifacts.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

In Unison With The Divine

Baul Rob Fakir has taken his last breath on August 7, at a local hospital in Kushtia. According to his nephew, the 49 year old mystic had suffered from a stroke and left behind his wife, son, daughter and a number of supporters.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Words of appreciation on behalf of Asaduzzaman Noor

We requested Sara Zaker to share some thoughts on Asaduzzaman Noor, as they have worked together on various aspects for a rather long time. We present to our readers her thoughts on her long-time colleague and friend.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

#freeTagore

'Pochishe Boishakh', the birth anniversary of Bengal's very own Poet Laureate, brings with it a blitz of performances based on Tagore's literature...

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Don't hold your breath

'Cultural action is an intervention in daily life, directed to the transformation of social consciousness.' ...

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

GIDREE BAWLEE EMPOWERMENT THROUGH ART

A few days ago if you entered the corner-most exhibition space at the EMK Center, no one would blame you if you thought it was an exhibition of rural artifacts.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

The Body speaks anew

“To understand what I am saying, you have to believe that dance is something other than technique. We forget where the movements come from. They are born from life. When you create a new work, the point of departure must be contemporary life - not existing forms of dance.” -- Pina Bausch, German choreographer, dance director par excellence

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Road to Cannes - Future of Bangladeshi Films

Samia Zaman: “Even though we all know each other here, I would still like to emphasise on Zakir Hossain Raju because he is involved with our topic of discussion since the very beginning.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

A Chat With Akhi Alamgir

I've been singing playback since 1994, and my first album was launched in '97. My second album was launched in '98, titled “Bisher...

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015

Wise Words of Afzal Hossain

Audiences only know Bipasha as an actress and a television personality but very select few know that she studied in the Department of Fine Arts at University of Dhaka.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

FRANCESCO ROSI

Distinguished Italian director Francesco Rosi is best known for the political films he made during the 1960s.