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Nepathya to go live in Hong Kong

One of the popular musical bands of Nepal, Nepathya, will be performing in Honkong. The band will be performing on March 12 at Yuen Long Theater. The show is being organized by Hong Kong based Tamu Association. The band is scheduled to leave Kathmandu on March 9 said a press …

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Photo exhibition “Art for animals”

Ghumante: The Amazing Travellers, an organisation that works for the preservation of nature and wildlife, is organising a photography exhibit, Art for Animals, at the BAC Art Café in Pulchowk on March 11. The show is being organised in collaboration with Sachet Nagarik Abhiyan. According to the organisers, the show …

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Adele confirms she and Simon Konecki are married

NEW YORK, USA – Adele, who has become a global pop sensation with her songs of heartbreak, has confirmed years of speculation that she is married. The English singer has been in a long-term relationship with Simon Konecki, a former financier who founded drop4drop, a charity that presses for global …

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Auditions for Himalaya Roadies begins

Nepali version of a popularity of reality TV game shows Himalaya Roadies has started this week. The show is organised jointly by Himalaya Televison and MTV Roadies. As part of the opening leg of the debut season of the show, an audition was held at Devinagar in Butwal on Saturday. …

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Oscars draw lowest U.S. audience since 2008 with 32.9m viewers

ABC’s Sunday night broadcast of the Academy Awards hosted by comic Jimmy Kimmel drew the smallest audience since 2008 despite a memorable ending that will go down in history. Some 32.9 million U.S. viewers watched the ceremony, a 4 percent drop from the 2016 Oscars which drew 34.4 million viewers, …

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Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar for ‘La La Land’

Emma Stone won her first Oscar on Sunday for her lead role as a struggling actress who falls in love with a jazz musician in musical romance “La La Land.” Stone, 28, plays Mia, a determined actress who tries to carve her own path in Hollywood, in a film that …

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Casey Affleck wins best actor Oscar for ‘Manchester by the Sea’

Casey Affleck won the best actor Oscar on Sunday for his role as a grief-stricken father in family drama “Manchester by the Sea.” It was the first Oscar for Affleck, 41, the younger brother of “Argo” director and actor Ben Affleck. Affleck’s understated performance as a taciturn working man who …

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‘Ek Boli Ek Daam’ showing at Mandala Theatre

A Nepali play titled ‘Ek Boli Ek Daam,’ based on a Nepali fairy-tale written by Shijan Dahal and directed by Praween Khatiwada is being shown by NG Group in association with Mandala Theater Nepal. The play starts with a lively melodic song, performed by Aadha Sur and Dipak Shrestha. We …

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Diplo’s event postponed

Dancemandu team announced that the event with Diplo scheduled for March 1 at Club Déjà Vu, Durbarmarg is postponed to April 5, 2017. Diplo, the winner of various international awards for his music and collaborations including two Grammy awards for Best Dance Recording and Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2015, was …

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Interpretation of “The Vagina Monologues” at Trisara

Katha Ghera, a Kathmandu-based theatre group, is presenting an interpretation of “The Vagina Monologues”—“Yonika Kathaharu” at Trisara, Lazimpat, on March 8. The show, organised to mark the International Women’s Days, aims to raise funds with which the group will hold Playback Theatre performances. The Vagina Monologues, written by Eve Ensler …

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