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Nandikar’s 19th National Theatre Festival concludes today with Ek Qatra Khoon (at 10 am): (Urdu; dir: Ashwatthama JD) presented by Hawari Theatre Family, Ajmer; at 3 pm: Peyythther (The Mirage) (Tamil; dir: V. Arumugham) presented by Thalai-K-Kol, Pondicherry; and at 6.30 pm: Goopy Baghar Kando (Bengali; dir: Kalyan Sen Barat) presented by Calcutta Choir. Till December 27 at Ritwik Sadan, Kalyani; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra’s 8th National Theatre Festival features (today) Wazeb Miyanr Biya (Bengali; dir: Partha Pratim Dev) presented by Samatat, Uttarpara.


Till December 26 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm to 8 pm: An exhibition of water colours and mixed media by Sangeeta Ghoshal. Till December 28 at CIMA Gallery; 2 pm - 7 pm: Brahma to Bapu: Icons & Symbols in Indian Art. Featuring works of eminent artists. Till December 28 at Galerie 88; 3 pm to 7 pm: Exhibition of recent works of Paul Coldwell, professor, and Charlotte Hodes, lecturer, Camberwell College of Art. Till December 29 at Proscenium’s Art Centre, 51 Ripon Street; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Bijoy Basak, Biswajit Mitra and Pappu Bardhan.


Till December 28 (every Saturday) at the Hyatt Regency pool side; 7 pm - 10 pm: Asian Wok & Grill inludes freshly cooked Asian cuisine with a range of vegetables, seafood and meats. Today & December 31& January 1 at Kewpie’s: Special Christmas and New Year’s spread. Till January 15 at Terrace Gardens, Grain of Salt Terrace Banquet; 7 pm: A barbecue extravaganza.


Till today at Gaganendra Shilpa Prodorshosala; 2 pm - 8 pm: WildframesAn exhibition of photographs on nature and wildlife by Rajarshi Banerji and Joydip Kundu ends today. Till January 5 at Identity Exhibition Gallery, 22, Ballygunge Park Road; 10 am - 8 pm: An exhibition-cum sale of a large collection of Indian and imported books on a wide range of subjects. Till January 22 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 10 am - 6 pm: An exhibition titled, Shri Krishna — the Prophet of Love and Action.


December 25 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Delhi-based rock band Tantrix performs. December 28 at Aban Mahal (CLT) Dhakuria; 5 pm: To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Sarada Maa, Sree Satyananda Mahapeeth hosts a cultural programme featuring a musical soiree, Sabar Apan Ma, presented by artistes of Sree Satyananda Sangeetpeeth, classical song by Kaushik Bhattacharya with Susamay Misra on tabla. Also, Archana Pranati, a dance recital by Ashram inmates and a dance drama,Hara-Gouri Milan. December 29 at 23 Pally Durga Mandir Hall, Harish Mukherjee Road; 6.30 pm: Shree Shree Sarada Milan Mala and Baba Alauddin Memorial Committee present an evening of classical music featuring Prabal Choudhury (sitar) and Debshankar Dibedi (dhrupad). December 29 at the Vivekananda Hall, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 5.30 pm: An evening ofclassical music featuring (1) tabla lahara by Anindyo Chatterjee and Anubrata Chaterjee, with Ramesh Misra on sarangi; (2) Aaman Ali Bangash (sarod) with Bikram Ghosh (tabla); and (3) Ghulam Mustafa Khan (vocal) with Sabir Khan (tabla).


December 26 - 28 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mukherjee Road; 6 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents Some Woody Allen. Dec. 26: Shadows and Fog. Dec. 27: Manhattan Murder Mystery. Dec. 28: Deconstructing Harry.


December 25 at Ffort Radisson: Christmas lunch comprising traditional roast turkey and Christmas pudding, and a lot more to follow. Details at #22800043/44. Till December 25 at Koolkidz, 3rd floor, Pantaloons, Camac Street: Christmas Carnival. Till December 29 at Calcutta Ice Skating Rink: Toys & Christmas Fair featuring a wide variety of toys, books, CD Roms, garments and gift items.


December 25 - 27 at The Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur: National seminar and workshop on Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy.


December 26 at Srijan, 176, Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm: A poetry reading session featuring Chinmoy Guha Thakurata, Neeta Sen Samarth and Dewakar Goel. They will reading their poems in Bangla, Hindi and English. December 26 at Oxford Bookstore, 17, Park Street: Shringar Films & Oxford Bookstore jointly host a reading from the film script of Mr and Mrs Iyer by Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose, followed by an interaction with Aparna Sen


December 26 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6 pm: EZCC presents Satriya dances of Assam by Indira and Menaka PP Bora and a Bharata Natyam recital by Menaka PP Bora. December 29 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Innovative choreographies (by Chetna Jalan) presented by Padatik Dance Centre.
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