Published: Tuesday, December 10, 2013

THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY

questQuest of Reality: Retrospective of Rafiqun Nabi
Date: Till 19 December
Venue: Bengal Gallery of Fine arts
Artist Rafiqul Nabi’s unique approach and use of colour as well as his skillful drawing have charted a new path in the world of fine arts in Bangladesh. His artworks reflect the hopes and aspirations of the common man and reveal the pain and the grief of the country’s tormented souls.
Bengal Art Gallery and Fine Arts is organising a retrospective of artist Rafiqul Nabi titled on the occasion of his 70th birth anniversary.

Victory through my lens: Photography exhibition
Date: 10-11 December
Time: 10am until 8pm
victoryVenue: Robindra Sorobor, Road #7A, Dhanmondi
Samsung Camera Bangladesh is organising “Victory Through My Lens” — a photography exhibition to celebrate the 42nd Victory Day of Bangladesh.
This online photography contest and exhibition will be showcasing 42 photographs on Victory captured by 14 talented photographers with their Samsung Smart Cameras. They have been selected from hundreds of aspirant photographers who submitted entries at the Samsung Camera Bangladesh Facebook page. Vote for your favourite photograph on Victory at the FB page.

Live Stand-up Comedy Show at Naveed’s Comedy Club
Date: Thursday, 12 December, 2013
Time: 8pm
Venue: Naveed’s Comedy Club, Junction Cafe, House 22, Road 13/A, Block D, Banani.
Tickle your funny bone with this regular dose of laughter at the Comedy Club. This week performers will include Naveed Mahbub , Pervez Sumon and Mosharraf Yaafi. Tickets are priced at Tk. 300. For more information call 0175 561 8541.

Bijoy Mela 2013
Date: Friday, 13 December
Time: 10am until 8pm
Venue: Bangladesh International Tutorial (BIT), COED Section, House # N.E.L (6), Road # 83 , Gulshan-2
Subconscious will be launching their third album at the event. They will also sign CDs for people interested in acquiring musical memorabilia. Don’t let this opportunity get past you.

An exhibition by Nasima Khanam Queenie
Date: 13-27 December
Venue:: Alliance Frances
“Return to Eden “ is the fifth solo painting exhibition by Nasima Khanam Queenie, which is set to reflect on a the time when people lived in total harmony with nature adapting to it, living side by side and without disturbances or disruptions. Her works showcase the freedom and the coexistence of all beings in unison, unbothered by the struggle for survival. A must see for all art enthusiasts.

Revealed: Himalayan Meltdown
Date: Wednesday, 11 December
Time: 5pm until 7pm
Venue: EMK Center, House 5, Road #16 (new) 27 (old), 9th Floor, Midas Centre
Combining his passion for adventure, Salman Saeed has climbed the heights to capture the dazzling beauty of the Himalayas and plumbed the depths to discover the coral reefs of St Martin’s Island. In between, he has travelled across the country, snapping places and faces, freezing time. His work adorns the brochures of many international publication with United Nations .Recently he won a reward for his underwater photography and worked on the ‘Revealed: Himalayan Meltdown” for the Discovery Channel. After working with the United Nation Development Programme(UNDP), Bangladesh as a Visual Communicator for three years he is now working as a Producer/Cameraman for the BBC World Service, Dhaka Bureau.

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