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Entertainment & Arts News

Play inspired by Mideast peace talks wins in New York

NEW YORK, June 12, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A play inspired by the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and Norwegian husband and wife diplomats behind the 1993 Oslo Accords was crowned best play on New York's ...More...

Adam West, star of hit TV series 'Batman', dies at 88

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Adam West, the actor whose career was defined by his superhero role in the hit 1960s television series "Batman," has died. He was 8...More...

Hollywood seeks to scare new generation with shark thriller

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - More than 40 years ago, Americans were afraid to go into the water as "Jaws" scared the daylights out of a generation of ocean swi...More...

Top S. Korean cinema chain threatens Netflix film boycott

SEOUL, June 8, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A top South Korean cinema chain said Thursday it would not screen a Netflix-backed blockbuster if the US streaming giant insists on relea...More...

'Cultural practice' launched in 18 districts: Noor

DHAKA, June 7, 2017 (BSS) - Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor today said 'cultural practice' programme under a pilot project has been launched in 18 districts o...More...

Information sec visits ailing singer Abdul Jabbar at BSMMU

DHAKA, June 7, 2017 (BSS) - Information Secretary Mortuza Ahmed today visited ailing eminent singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar who has been undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medi...More...