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12:00 AM, August 22, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 22, 2017

Thank God It's FrIday

ART FOR THE SOUL

Date: Tuesday, August 22

Time: 12pm – 9pm

Venue: Moar, Ventura Iconia, Level 3, Plot 37, Road 11, Block H Banani, Dhaka.

Art has shown to have majorly relaxing and calming effects on the mind and body. Fluid art or painting with high-flow acrylic paints through pouring practices creates mesmerising effects which is sure to give a boost of energy mid-week! This event presents a fun and friendly environment to play with colours, let creativity flow and be dazzled with the beautiful results! Ink marbling: visitors can also opt to drip ink on foam and lose themselves in the comforting effects of whirling it around. Visitors can take their art home afterwards. A small fee may be charged for art supplies. Free cost of DIY art options will also be available. 

NOVERA BY DHRUPODI ACTING AND DESIGN SCHOOL

Date: Tuesday, August 22

Time: 7pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, 14/3 Segunbagicha, Segun Bagicha Rd, 1000 Dhaka.

Novera Ahmed (May 29, 1939 – May 5, 2015) was a modern sculptor of Bangladesh. She was awarded the Ekushey Padak by the Bangladesh government in 1997. Artist Zainul Abedin described her work saying, "What Novera is doing now will take us a long time to understand – she is that kind of an artist." Based on this famous sculptor's biography, written by Hasnat Abdul Hye, dramatisation by Samiun Jahan Dola , directed by Sajjad Rajib and Samiun Jahan Dola, light designed by Wasim Ahmed, music directed by Keya Chowdhury Jui, the solo performed by Samiun Jahan Dola will be a must see!

CHAPTER 2: SHE LIVED - A PERFORMANCE BY THE ARMEEN MUSA BAND

Date: Saturday, August 26

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Venue: EMK Centre, Midas Centre Building (9th Floor) House 5, Road 16, Dhanmondi, Dhaka

Singer, composer Armeen Musa's latest set comprises of a new line up, mainly of voices and a guitar, interweaving poems and songs of life and love. The Armeen Musa Band currently comprises of Deepti, Scionara and Avita (Ghaashphoring Choir) on vocals, Anik (Leemonade, KafilAhmeds, Acoustica) on guitar and Armeen on vocals and keyboards. Together, they have arranged a new version of Armeen's original songs as well as those of their favourite artists, to go with the theme of the set of heartbreak and hope. 

Tickets will be available for Tk 100 (free for EMK Centre and American Centre Members upon presenting an ID card). Tickets will be available at the EMK Centre on the day of the event.

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