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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 Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Football. Dir: Rudraprasad Sengupta. November 10 at Antaranga Natmancha; 6 pm: Pancham Vaidic presents Naathabati Anaathabat. Drama, direction and starring: Saoli Mitra.


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. Till November 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Gallery Katayun presents works by members of The Calcutta Painters. Till November 18 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of Ganesh Haloi’s recent works (2001-2002).


Today at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Ici Bas! — a performance by French circus artistes La Compagnie des Pas et Alex.


Till November 11 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temple, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road: The Skanda Sashti Festival, conducted by Sri Sivaagama Thilakam Sri J. Venkatesa Sivachariar of Tippirajapuram, features (today at 6 am): Yagasalai 8th Kalam, Purnahuti (at 8 am), Kavadi (1t 8.30 pm), Abhishekam for Yogeswari (at 9.30 am), Abhishekam for Lord Karthik (at 10.30 am), Deeparadhanai (at 11.30 am), Homam/9th Kalam (at 5 pm), Purnahuti (at 7 pm), Velvaangal (at 7.30 pm), Deeparadhanai (at 8 pm) and Procession (at 8.30 pm).


Till November 10 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge: The 10th ITC Sangeet Sammelan features (today at 4 pm): Sur Ranjan (sarod), Saowani Shende (vocal) and Pandit Jasraj (vocal); and (tomorrow at 3 pm): Jaiteertha Mebhundi (vocal), Prateek Choudhury (sitar), Kumar Bose (solo tabla), and Birju Maharaj and Ajoy Chakraborty (thumri aur nrityabhav). Tomorrow at Calcutta Club; 7 pm: A classical music evening by Pandit Jasraj. Organised by Calcutta Club and Rotary Club of Calcutta Metropolitan.


Today at Paschimbanga Bangla Academy; 6 pm: Kalpak presents Soumitra Ghosh and Sriyankar Acharyya in an evening of recitaion of Bengali poems.


Till November 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, 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. Till November 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’.


November 9 - 11 at Bharati Tamil Sangam, 93A Rashbehari Avenue, Deshapriya Park; 5.30 pm: The golden jubilee celebrations of Tamil Manram. Inauguration by Thiru G. Balachandran, IAS, managing director, Essential Commodities Supply Corporation, Government of West Bengal. Talk by Thiru Tirupur Krishnan on ‘Sundrakandam” and by Thiru M.S. Vembu on ‘Thirukkural & Administration’. Tomorrow at 5 pm, talk by Thiru Tirupur Krishnan on ‘Sladai Tamizh’ and by Thiru M.S. Vembu on ‘Story, Heritage & Greatness to Tamil Language/Literature’.


Till November 18 at Paschima, Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Hyderabadi food festival offers delicacies like Hyderabadi dumphukt biriyani, Shikampuri kebab, Matar tikke and many more.


Today at Institute of Historical Studies, 35 Shakespeare Sarani; 3.30 pm: Professor Nemai Sadhan Bose will deliver the Professor A.P. Mathur Endowment Lecture on ‘Conflict and conciliation on social issues in Bengal in the first half of the 19th century’. Today at Shivananda Hall, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 5.30 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Sanskrit on ‘Bhagavad-Gita’. Tomorrow at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads Markandeya’s praise of the greatness of women, specially the housewife of Mithila, in the 153rd weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


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