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November 6 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Mrityu Na Hatya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. Novmeber 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6 pm: Ganakrishti presents Chatushkon. Drama and direction: Bratya Basu. The play will be preceded by the presentation of Dharani Ghosh Memorial Award to Natyachinta. November 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents Shobha-Yatra. Direction: Usha Ganguli. November 8, 9 and 10 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Calcutta Round Table no. 4 presents the Stagecraft production of Frederick Knott’s thriller, Dial ‘M’ for Murder. Direction: Rohit Pombra. November 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Chenamukh will stage Lajjatirtha. Drama: Indrasish Laharry. Direction: Arijit Guha. November 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sangstab presents Gunadharer Asukh. Direction: Dwijen Bandyopadhyay. November 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am: Sansriti will stage its latest production, Winkle Twinkle. Dir: Debesh Chattopadhyay. November 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3.30 pm: Theatron presents Tomari Matir Kanya. Direction: Saswati Biswas. November 10 at Antaranga Natmancha; 6 pm: Pancham Vaidic presents Naathabati Anaathabat. Drama, direction and starring: Saoli Mitra.


Till November 9 at Chemould, 12F Park Street; 10 am - 7 pm and on Saturday (10 am - 3 pm): An exhibition of paintings by Tridib Chandra, Kamal Kumar Mukherjee and Deba Prasad Guha. Till November 10 at Galerie La Mere, 3 Regent Park; 4 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of drawings, paintings and sculptures on ‘Durga’ by eminent artists. November 6 - 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Gallery Katayun presents The Calcutta Painters. Featuring works of Anita Roychowdhury, Amitabh Sengupta, Bijon Chowdhury, Bipin Goswami, Dhiraj Chowdhury, Gopal Sanyal, Isha Mohammad, Jogen Chowdhury, Prakash Karmakar, Robin Mondal and Tapan Ghosh. Inauguration today at 5.30 pm. November 7 - 18 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of Ganesh Haloi’s recent works (2001-2002). Preview on November 7 at 6 pm.


Till November 9 at FMC Fortuna, 3rd floor, 234/3A AJC Bose Road: Leo’s Furniture & more... presents its annual Diwali exhibition of unusual and innovative furniture and home accessories: ceramic platters in earth tones, glass vases, photo-frames, terracotta mugs, trays, handmade paper products, wine-bottle holders, Chinese good-luck plants, candle-stands, tablemats and candles.


Till November 9 at Bakerstreat: Exotic Cookies and Sinful Chocolate hampers for Diwali and Desserts for Bhai-duj. For details, Suman Sarawgi # 2484494/95.


November 7 - 16 at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 2 pm - 7 pm: The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre presents wwWoyzeck — a workshop as part of India: City Limits project of ELAN (European Live Arts Network). The workshop, to be conducted by Dr Firenza Guidi, artistic director of ELAN, aims to create projects/performances that inspire and promote collaboration between performers and artists from different parts of the world. Details at # 4556942/43. November 8 - 10 at Victoria Memorial; 5 pm - 8 pm: The Victoria Memorial Hall and Aeshna present a three-day workshop by Dr T.K. Biswas, joint director, Bharat Kala Bhavan, Varanasi, on ‘The Art of Portraiture in India: A Historical Perspective’.


Till November 10 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Nagaland Festival showcasing the state’s crafts, culture and heritage. Till November 11 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temple, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road: The Skanda Sashti Festival will be celebrated with Yagasalai, Homam, Abhishekam, Alangarams, Aradhanais and Archanai to be conducted by Sri Sivaagama Thilakam Sri J. Venkatesa Sivachariar of Tippirajapuram. Today at 6 am: Yagasalai 2nd Kalam, Purnahuti (at 8 am), Maha Abhishekam (at 9.30 am), Deeparadhanai (at 11 am), Yagasalai 3rd Kalam (at 5 pm), Purnahuti (at 7 pm), Deeparadhanai (at 7.30 pm) and Procession (at 8.30 pm).


November 8 - 10 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge: The 10th ITC Sangeet Sammelan features (on November 8 at 6 pm): Yashwant Bua Joshi (vocal), M.S. Gopalakrishnan, assisted by Dr M. Narmada (violin-harmonium); (on November 9 at 4 pm): Sur Ranjan (sarod), Saowani Shende (vocal) and Pandit Jasraj (violin); and (on November 10 at 3 pm): Jaiteertha Mebhundi (vocal), Prateek Choudhury (sitar), Kumar Bose (solo tabla), and Birju Maharaj and Ajoy Chakraborty (thumri aur nrityabhav).


Till December 1, every Sunday at The Boys’ Own Library, 76/2 Bidhan Sarani, # 555-8387; 10 am - 12 noon: The Boys’ Own Library offers free textbook reading and lending facilities for degree course students.
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