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Today at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kushilab presents Tagore’s Chokher Bali. Drama: Partha Chatterjee. Direction: Runu Chowdhury. November 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra will stage Aswacharit. Direction: Kishore Sengupta. November 17 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. November 17 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sansriti will stage its latest production, Winkle Twinkle. Dir: Debesh Chattopadhyay. November 17 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Anya Theatre will stage Pet Churi. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. November 17 at Sovabazar Rajbari; 6.30 pm: A performance montage developed out of a 10-day workshop with Firenza Guidi and ELAN (European Live Arts Network) at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre. Organised by the Seagull Foundation for the Arts and supported by British Council, Calcutta.


Till tomorrow at Academy of Fine Arts; 6 pm & 7 pm: Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre presents a multilingual folk theatre festival with two one-hour plays each evening. Today at 6 pm: Dulari Bai, Chhtaisgarhi, Hindi, presented by Trokarshi, Bhopal and directed by K.G. Trivedi; and at 7 pm: Mohini Bhasmasur, Yajnagana, Kannada, presented by Mahalingeswar Mahaganapati Yajnagana Kalamandali, Karnataka, and directed by Muralidhar Nakshatri. Tomorrow at 6 pm: Homla, Rajasthani-Vilshaili, Hindi, presented by Disha Natya Sanstha, Rajasthan, and directed by Hemant Pandey; and at 7 pm: Raja Ki Khoj, Hindi, presented by Anant, Delhi, and directed by Ashis Ghosh.


Today at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Baikali presents Sarmila Bose in Missing You — a presentation of songs in ‘biraha’ composed by Rabindranath, Atulprosad, Nazrul and others; to be followed by Purbita Mallick and Chandreyee Basu Thakur in Manipuri and Mohiniyattam presentations. Cards at Netaji Bhavan, #4756139. Today (at 5 pm) and tomorrow (at 4 pm) at Birla Academy: Guruguha Sangeeth Sammelan observes the 166th Aradhana of Nadajyoti Sri Muthuswamy Dikshitar with Sangitanjali by the students Sri Guruguha Gana Vidyalaya. Tomorrow at 4 pm: Group rendering of Aradhana, Kritis of Sri Dikshitar; at 5 pm: Sangitanjali by the students; at 6 pm: violin recital by Sarada Murali with Mandapaka Sri Ravi (mridangam); at 8.45 pm: Mangala Aarati.


Till November 17 at National Institute of Management Calcutta, Alipore: National Institute of Management, Calcutta presents Inferno 2002 — inter B-school meet.


Today at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 6 pm: Paritosh Sen will inaugurate an exhbition of Subrata Kundu’s recent works.


Today at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 5.30 pm: Swami Ramananda will speak on ‘Sri Sarada Devi’. Today at the Shivananda Hall, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. Tomorrow at Krishnamurti Foundation India, 30 Deodar Street; 4.30 pm: Video-talk by J. Krishnamurti on ‘The Art of Living’.


Today at Dalhousie Institute; 5 pm: Close-Up Argus Quiz. Quiz masters: R.M. Sen and Ranjan Roy Choudhury.


Today at Hind cinema: Cine Central presents the International Forum of New Cinema with the screening of Stickmen (New Zealand) and Monte Carlo (Netherlands) at 10 am; Hold My Heart (Norway) and Back to Freedom (Israel) at 2 pm; Boomerang (Canada/Yugoslavia) and A Pornographic Affair (Belgium) at 6 pm.


Today at Grain of Salt Bar; 9 pm: Grain of Salt Bar presents The Black Magic Woman Nite — Rampage presents a fashion extravaganza on the cocktail theme of ‘black and white’.


Tomorrow at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads the meat-seller’s advice on the nature of character and dharma, as reported by Markandeya to Yudhisthira, in the 154th weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


Today at Oxford Bookstore; 6.30 pm: Penguin Books India and Oxford Bookstore celebrate the publication of White Mughals: Love & Betrayal in 18th century India by William Dalrymple with a reading by the author.


November 17 at The Circle; 6 pm: Children’s Day Out — A Children’s Day celebration with Grandma’s Storytelling Hour conducted by Storytellers, and Music Mazaa, an antakshari event.


November 17 at Holy Child Girls’ High School, Calcutta 14: Ex-students reunion.


November 17 at Advaita Ashrama, 5 Dehi Entally Road, Calcutta 14; 5.30 pm: Chanting of Ramnam.
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