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Till March 4 at The Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship, 72 Dum Dum Road; 2 pm - 8 pm: Annual Exhibition-2003 by the students. Till March 5 (except Sunday) at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of recent works of Anandajit Ray, Debnath Basu, Pinaki Barua and Walter D’Souza. Till March 7 at The Artery, Himadri Apartments, 1st floor, opp. Ballygunge Cricket Club; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Paritosh Sen along with four young artistes, Sudeshna Halder, Samir Roy, Sheikh Shahjahan and Satyaranjan Sarkar. Till March 8 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 2 pm - 7 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents an exhibition, K.G. Subramanyan’s Enamels. Also, a panel discussion with Tapati Guha Thakurta, Ratnabali Chatterjee and Pranabranjan Roy on ‘K.G. Subramanayan and Contemporary India Art’ on March 1 at 6 pm. Till February 28 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am- 7 pm: Beyond Language — An exhibition of paintings by Malay Chandan Saha. Till February 25 at Domus Art Gallery, S.R 7B (Ground floor), Neelambar, 28/ B Shakespeare Sarani; 11 am - 7 pm: Expressions 2K3 — an exhibition of paintings by six artists of Bengal: Asit Sarkar, Dewashish Das, Gouri Bhowmik, Kakoli Mishra, Moushumi Mukherjee and Rupmala Singh. Till March 29 (except Sundays) at CIMA Gallery; Tuesdays to Saturdays: 2 pm - 7 pm, Mondays: 3 pm - 7 pm: Art of Bengal: A Vision Defined. An exhibition of the works of Bikash Bhattacharjee, Arun Bose, Jogen Chowdhury, Somnath Hore, Meera Mukherjee, Ganesh Pyne, Sarbari Roy Chowdhury, Lalu Prosad Shaw, Arpita Singh and K.G. Subramanayan. Till March 2 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Sumita Maity.


February 26 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Choopkatha presents Dui-Taranga. Direction: Dolly Basu. February 28 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinaama. Dir: Usha Ganguli. March 2 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Munni O Saat Chowkidaar. Direction: Manoj Mitra.


February 27 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Nrityangan presents Tagore’s dance-drama Chandalika. Participants include Arghya Sen, Abhirup Guha Thakurta, Swapan Som, Debarati Som, Indira Bandyopadhyay, Sulakshana Sen, Moumita Nandy and Shanti Bose. Direction: Shanti Bose and Sunanda Bose. February 27 & 28 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 6.30 pm: Versedance — a dance -theatre, is a non-linear, non-literal, unique and new form of dance that explores the body in poetic motion to love. Dancer-Performer: Prarthana Purkayastha. Concept: Jhuma Basak. Reading/Narrative: Samik Bandyopadhyay. Music: Dhruba Basu Roy and Kaushik Dutt.

DRAMA festival

February 27 - March 2 at Academy of Fine Arts: Nandikar presents second National Women’s Theatre Festival, in memory of Tripti Mitra, featuring Feb. 27 at 6 pm: Begam Akhtar (Bengali) presented by Kaladharmi, Delhi, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (English) presented by Ripples, Secundrabad. Feb 28 at 6.30 pm: Aami Meye (Bengali) presented by Jugagni (Berhampore) and Pinjirar Paakhi (Bengali, a medley of verse and song solo recital) presented by Goutam Haldar. March 1 at 3 pm: Chandalika (Bengali) presented by Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, at 6.30 pm: Mahabhara Se and Luna (Hindi) presented by Allaripu, Delhi. March 2 at 3 pm Manthara (Kannada) presented by Spandana, Bangalore, at 6.30 pm: Khunje Nao (Bengali) presented by Rangroop, Calcutta.


February 26 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Tattwajnanananda will speak in Hindi on Ishoponishad. February 26 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. February 26 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will speak on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.


February 26 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Gita Bitan celebrates the birth centenary of Anadi Kumar Dastidar. Ashok Mitra, Dwijen Mukherjee, Subhas Chowdhury, Sunanda Chowdhury and others will recall their associtaion with Dastidar. Students of Gita Bitan will present Mayar Khela.

food festival

Till February 28 at The Peerless Inn: A multi-cuisine festival for city gourmet. At Aaheli (Bengali restaurant) Epaar Bangla, O-Paar Bangla — featuring delicacies from Bangladesh and West Bengal; at Bichitra (multi-cuisine restaurant) Kebab a la The Peerless Inn — a Kebab festival; at Lahari (bar) a Jamaican festival and at Nishidin (coffee shop) a Pizza festival. February 28, March 1 & 2 at Paschima, Swabhumi; 5 pm: A festival of fish. Every Sunday at Guchhi (Indian speciality restaurant) Hyatt Regency; 12 noon to 3 pm: A special brunch comprising Kebabs, Kadhai dishes an assortment of Biriyani and wine.
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