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Till September 2 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by four young artists: Kunal Dutta, Samir Bhandary, Sudip Chatterjee and Probal Sengupta. Till September 5 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Jal Jibaner Juddha — An exhibition of paintings by Atanu Sharma. Till September 15 at The Artery, Himadri Apartments, 1st floor, 22 Ballygunge Park Road; 4 pm - 8 pm: Cities, Ideas & Icons — An exhibition of Veena Bhargava’s creations. Till September 7 at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of recent works by Yuriko Lochan and Rajeev Lochan. Till September 9 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Sound of Mountain — An exhibition of recent paintings by Asit Poddar. September 3 - 10 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and graphics by Shukla Bhattacharjee and Swapan Kumar Saha.


September 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Ekti Dal presents Shakespeare’s Othello. Direction: Chinmoy Chattopadhyay. September 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Mangalik presents Motilal Padree. Dir: Samir Biswas. September 4 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Aneek presents its latest production, Samoyer Aaborte. Direction: Moloy Biswas. September 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sameekshan presents Swapno Ujaan. Direction: Pankaj Munshi. September 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Swapnasandhani presents Buddhadev Bose’s Anmani Angana, directed by Koushik Sen. September 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani will stage its latest production, Prachyo. Direction: Koushik Sen. September 7 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: ACT presents Be-Akkel. Direction: Subho Gupta Bhaya. September 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am: Sansriti will stage Winkle Twinkle. Drama: Bratya Basu. Direction: Debesh Chattopadhyay. September 8 at Antaranga Natmancha, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Ranikuthi; 6 pm: Pancham Vaidic will stage Putul Khela. Directed and performed by Saoli Mitra. September 8 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rabibasariya of Ichhapur, in collaboration with EZCC, will stage Nachni Katha — a play on the life, career and art of dancing girls of Purulia, Bankura and hazaribagh districts and other areas in the West-Bengal-Bihar border. September 8 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee will stage its latest production, Fullaketur Pala. Direction: Kumar Roy. September 8 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


September 4 - 6: Arghya’s drama feastival features: September 4 at Rabindra Sadan, 6 pm: Keya Chakraborty Smarane: Keya — a collage of plays comprising some of the roles made all-time memorable by the renowned actress. To be performed by Kajal Chowdhury, Chhanda Chatterjee, Soumitra BasuDeepa Brahma, Soumya Majumdar and artistes of Arghya, and recollections by theatre personalities of her time. Tripti Mitra Smarane: Aparajita, to be performed by Anasua Majumdar. September 5 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm: Krantikaal — A performance by Saoli Mitra, to be followed by Arghya’s play, Sankat, directed by Manish Mitra. September 6 at Sisir Mancha, 6.30 pm: Shesh Roopkatha, an Arghya production based on Abul Bashar’s novel and directed by Manish Mitra.


September 2 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Ranjan Bhattacharya of Bolepur will render Baul songs. September 4 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Sanskriti Sagar presents a Bhajan Sandhya by Hema and Ashit Desai. Tabla accompaniment: Alaap Desai. Compere: Suren Thakkar (Mehul). September 6 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Classical vocal recital by Chetna Banawat of Udaipur. Presented by Alauddin Sangeet Samaroh in collaboration with Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre. September 6 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Uttaran presents Sandipan Samajpati in an evening of Hindustani classical vocal music. He will be accompanied by Pandit Anindo Chatterjee (tabla) and Pandit Purushottam Walavalkar (harmonium). September 8 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6 pm: Vedanter Aaloye Vivekananda, Pujar Naibedye Rabindranath — An evening featuring songs of devotion to be rendered by Ashis Bhattacharya, Abhirup Guha Thakurta, Alpana Roy and Swastika Mukhopadhyay. Narration: Pradip Ghosh.


September 2 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 6.30 pm: The screening of Zero Hour (1976; direction: Edgar Reitz). September 3, 4, 6, 7 at The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mookerjee Road; 6 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents Dreamland Japan — a festival of animated manga films. September 3: Urotsukidoji I: The Birth of the Overfiend (1989; Direction: Hideki Takayama). September 4: Urotsukidoji II: The Legend of the Demon Womb (1993; Direction: Hideki Takayama). September 6: Demon City Shinjuku (1993; Direction: Yoshiaki Kawajiri). September 7: Wings of Honneanimise (1987; Direction: Hiroyuki Yamaga). September 6 at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute; 6 pm: Cine Central, Calcutta presents the screening of Great Dictator (USA; direction: Charlie Chaplin).


Till September 7 at Obsession Gallery, 87 Park Street; 10 am - 7.30 pm: Crafts Council of West Bengal presents Pooja — a unique collection of sarees, dupattas and fabrics from traditional weavers and dyers. September 2 - 28 (except Sundays) at Max Mueller Bhavan; 3 pm - 8 pm: A display of about 40 posters of theatre productions staged over the years by Berliner Ensemble. September 2 - 7 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, Calcutta 19: Weavers Studio’s anniversary exhibition showcasing trendsetting designer wear by in-house designers as well as works of Rehwa (Maheshwar), Bodhi (Baroda), Soundarya (Chennai) and Bandhej (Ahmedabad). September 3 - 7 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street: Sasha presents Dastkar Andhra’s work with handloom weavers in Andhra Pradesh. The product range consists of saris, yardage, dupattas, ready-to-stitch coordinated salwar kurta sets, bed linen & table linen, natural dyeing, natural-dyed khadi and kalamkari September 5 - 14 (except Sundays) at the Publications Division sales emporium, 8 Esplanade East; 10 am - 6 pm: An exhibition of books on various subjects including art & culture, biographies, religion & philosophy, science & technology, fiction & history, and Gandhiana. Organised on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. September 4 - 17 at Oxford Bookstore-Gallery, 17 Park Street: Rupa (Calcutta) will hold an exhibition of its publications.


September 2 - 12 at 6 Merlin Park: Marudhara organises a workshop on Rajasthani folk song. Details at #4607356. September 5 - 11 at Aikatan, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre organises a workshop on Manipuri dance to be conducted by Guru Ranjit Adhikari Sharma of Imphal. Details at #2480880, 2439165.


September 2 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall, 6.15 pm: Swami Balabhadrananda will speak in Bengali on ‘Yuga Nayak Vivekananda’. September 2 at the Abhedananda Memorial Hall, Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Dr Jagat Jiban Ghosh will speak on ‘Swasthya O Paribesh’. September 3 at Calcutta Management Association auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton weekly Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr D.P. Patra, IAS, principal secretary, department of information technology, government of West Bengal, to speak on ‘West Bengal’s New ITES Policy’. September 3 at Netaji Bhawan, Sarat Bose Hall; 6 pm: Justice J.S. Verma, chairman, National Human Rights Commission, and former Chief Justice of India, will deliver the Sarat Chandra Bose Memorial Lecture 2002. Topic: ‘Civil Liberties in Difficult Times’.
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