THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY
Swiss Film Festival 2014
Date: Tuesday, 9 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Goethe Institute, House No. 10, Road No. 9 (new), Dhanmondi
The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Goethe Institut Dhaka, is organising a Swiss Film Festival on December 7-9. Three Swiss films will be screened at the Goethe Institut Auditorium in Dhanmondi during the three-day festival.
Spaghetti Jazz "Bollywood Night"
Date: Tuesday, December 9
Time: 8:30 pm - 1:00 am
Venue: Spaghetti Jazz, Gulshan 2 Circle, Dhaka
For an unforgettable evening of Indian Live Music, Mughlai Khana & Magical Ambiance by Sygmaz, Spagetti Jazz is the place to be on December 9. Mostak Fathe Ali and friends will rock the dance floor with your favorite film tunes. There will be a lavish 8 course Indian Scrumptious buffet of Tikka Masala, Dal Makhni, Jeera Pillau, Shahi Tukra etc etc. The dress code is Indian glam and there will be prizes for the best dressed. Tickets are 1900 Taka each, available on a first come first served basis, to be collected from the restaurant.
Dhaka Comicon 2014: Age of Brilliance
Date: December 11 - December 13
Venue: Banani Chairmanbari, Banani
Bangladesh's first-ever comic-con returns and this time they celebrate the rise of an 'Age of Brilliance'. At a time when the pop culture phenomenon in our country is at a fever pitch and the various cosplayers, artists and the fans represent the brilliance. They know they have kept you all waiting with the dates and during this time they were on the hunt for a suitable venue which would be adequate to play host to thousands. The one day passes cost Tk 200 and the special three day passes cost Tk 500 (While stocks last). Passes will be available for purchase at the venue. To contact call: 01791775057
Tareque Masud Festival 2014
Date: December 12 - December 13
Time: Dec 12 at 3:00 pm to Dec 13 at 9:00 pm
Venue: Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segunbagicha, Ramna
Last December 2013 the Tareque Masud Memorial Trust held the first Tareque Masud Festival at Shilpakala Academy. The Festival was organized to commemorate the occasion of Tareque's birthday on December 6th and was envisioned as a celebration of the works, thought and vision of the late film-maker. This year the Trust is planning to hold the 2nd edition of the festival on the premises of Shilpakala Academy, this time in the main Natyashala Auditorium. This year promises to be an equally celebratory occasion, with new and exciting events planned. In addition to the Memorial Lecture by Sajjad Sharif, there will be a screening of 'Remembering Runway', a documentary on the making of Tareque Masud's last film.
Stone Free playing Pink Floyd, Dire Straits and The Doors
Date: Friday, December 12
Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Roll Xpress Cafe, House 34, Road 21, Block B, Banani
Stone Free is back at Roll Xpress Café. Doing what they do best – Pink Floyd and Dire Straits but this time mixing it up with a bit of The Doors. With Fahim on lead guitars, Nadeer on percussions, Emon on drums, Mishu on bass, and Chotu on vocals – Stone Free will be accompanied by Saad on keys.
Doors will open at 7:30pm. Limited seating on a first come basis and an entrance fee of Tk. 700 per person.
Tickets available at the Roll Xpress Cafe counter Banani.
On Borders, Photo Exhibition
Date: December 10, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Venue: Daily Star-Bengali Arts Precinct, 64-65 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
In this exhibition, the 18 photographers of the German OSTKREUZ Agency tell stories about borders. They explore what borders mean to people and how people shape their lives along borders. They show their unique perspective on the borders that run through the world today.
The exhibition, jointly organized by Goethe-Institut and Bengal Foundation, will be accompanied by different lectures and workshops. More information will follow soon.
Maker Party @ ULAB
Date: Thu Dec 11 2014
Time: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Venue: University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, House 56, Rd 4/A, Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi
Campus-B, Room- 306(Computer Lab)
Maker Fest is a celebration of invention, creativity and resourcefulness that is free and open to the public. Maker Party is Mozilla's global campaign. Through thousands of community-run events around the world, Maker Party unites educators, organizations and enthusiastic web users with hands-on learning and making. For the first time ULAB Mozilla Community is going to organise a Maker Party event. There will be hands-on training on how to use web-maker tools and the basics to get you started.
To book your seat, register at: http://bit.ly/1rEgKxh
Webmaker Event Link: https://events.webmaker.org/#!/events/6274