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Till December 31 at Rekha Chitram Art Gallery, CK 47, Salt Lake; 3 pm - 8 pm: Annual exhibition of needlework. Till January 1 at Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarsashala (Calcutta Information Centre); 2 pm to 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Sudhirranjan Khastagir. Till January 3 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Perception 2002 — An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Dr Debasis Bhattacharya. Till January 5 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3pm - 8 pm: The 67th Annual All India Fine Arts Exhibition is on. January 3 - January 10 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm (except Sunday): Animesh Nandi’s exhibition of paintings, Faces begins. Till January 10 at Gallerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm (except Sunday): An exhibtion of recent works by Badri Narayan is on view.


Till January 3 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture (1st Floor); 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of rare photographs by B.K. Birla. Also, daily hour-long screening of his documentaries at 6 pm.


December 31 at Calcutta Lake Club; 9 pm: Kaushik Bose of Natural Elements will belt out peppy numbers for listeners. December 31 at Fun City, Bakrahat Road, 24 Parganas (South); 2 pm: Bangla rock band Vasundhara performs followed by live orchestra by Tony Khosla’s troupe. December 31 at Space Circle; 8.30 pm: Nite of the Vikings — DJ Akash and Bombay Vikings belt out foot-tapping chartbusters. December 31 at Tolly Club; 8.30 pm: Euphoria performs. December 31 at Golden Park; American dancers of Ishq samundar dil ke andar (Kaante-fame) perform live. December 31at Ffort Radisson: Indi-pop group Dhwani performs. January 1 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Sanskriti Sagar presents classical vocal recital by Veena Sahasrabuddhe with Santosh Deshmukh on tabla and Arvind Thatte on harmonium. January 2 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 6 pm: Murchhana presents an evening of songs and narration titled Upanishader Alokey Rabindranath. January 3 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm:Daaknaam Gaan — Chandrabindu’s musical extravaganza.


January 1 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. January 2 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Theatre Canvas presents Medea. Direction: Rakhi Ghosh. January 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natya-anan presents Basana Brikshamooley. Direction: Sudipta Chattopadhyay. January 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Mrityu Na Hatya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty.


Till December 31 at Nandan I: West Bengal Democratic Writers Artists Association Calcutta District Committee presents The Guru (in Hindi; 1.45 pm), Hollow Man (3.45 pm), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (6 pm).


Till January 2 at the Publication Division, Sales Emporium, 8, Esplanade East; 10 am - 6 pm: An exhibition-cum-sale of a large collection of books. 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. 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 31 at the Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency: Local band plays popular western music. Also, ghazals by Dhruvjyoti Bhattacharya at Guchhi, special menu at The Bar and lavish dinner, dance, music and exotic entertainment at the Regency Ballroom. December 31 & January 1 at Kewpie’s: Special New Year’s spread. December 31 at Ffort Radisson: Special New Year’s menu. Till January 15 at Terrace Gardens, Grain of Salt Terrace Banquet; 7 pm: Grain of Salt presents a barbecue extravaganza.

in memoriam

January 1 at Sisir Mancha; 5 pm: Sabaar Bandhan — Friends and family reminsce about various facets of artist Bandhan Das, who passed away recently.


January 1 - January 3 at Cossipore Udyanbati; 4 am onwards: The Kalpataru Utsav of Bhagavan Sri Sri Ramakrishna Dev will be celebrated with a host of programme including Bhajans, Kirtans, Kali-Kirtan, devotional songs, religious discourses, meetings, instrumental music, classical dance recital, plays and Jatra. January 1at Tilottama Bhavan, 10, Raja S.C. Mullik Road; 5 am onwards: On the occasion of Kalpataru Utsav of Bhagavan Sri Sri Ramakrishna Dev, Sree Ramakrishna Akhanda Mandal has organised a day-long programme. Beginning with Mangal Aarati, puja, yajna, the programme will also have discourses, devotional music and readings from holy texts. January 5 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Pallabi’s 7th annual cultural show will be inaugurated by educationist Dr Saroj Bajaj.
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