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March 3 - 9 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Paper collages by Ashok Varma. March 3 - 9 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of recent paintings by Harendra Shah and Madhushree Muchhal. March 3 - 9 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Vasundhara (form, nature and space) — an exhibition of paintings by Shyamasree Basu. March 4 - 9 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Uma Sen. 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 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 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. March 8 - 10 at Shubham, BE 95, Salt Lake: An exhibition of paintings, murals, stained glass, Thanjre and meenakari artworks by the students of Kala Niketan. 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.


March 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Football. Direction: Rudraprasad Sengupta. March 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Concept and direction: Usha Ganguli. March 5 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh will stage Bhadreswarir Galpo March 5 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 6.30 pm: Jadavpur University’s Department of English presents Ionesco’s Massacre Game (1970). Direction: Ananda Lal. March 8 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra presents Nokshi Kanthar Maath (Verse narrative: Jasim Uddin; Direction: Goutam Halder) and Barne Badyey Kabyey Geetite Goutam Halder (a folk musical programme performed by Goutam Halder and assisted by Swatilekha Sengupta). March 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. March 9 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das.


March 12 - 22 at Bijon Theatre: On the occasion of the completion of its 30 years, Sayak organises a full-length drama competition and invites groups from Calcutta, West Bengal and even outside the state to participate in this event. A total of 10 groups will be selected for this competition.


March 3 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Swabhumi and ICCR present Bhutan Cultural Show — songs and dance (Chham-sacred mask dance, Zhabdro - clasasical dance) by the Royal Academy of Performing Arts. The dances will be accompanied by cynbals, drums, horns, conches and bells. March 9 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Baitalik presents a solo recital of Tagore songs by Debarati Som and Tagore’s Nabin.


March 3 at Royal Calcutta Golf Club; 7 pm: ONGC presents Ghazal-e-Shaam with Ghulam Ali. March 7 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 6.30 pm: Max Mueller Bhavan, in collaboration with Calcutta School of Music, presents a musical evening, Anarchic Harmonies. Participants: Stefan Hussong (acordian) and Mike Svoboda (trombone). Featuring works by composers Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) and John Cage (1912-1992).


March 7 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Sarathi presents an evening of recitation by Partha Mukhopadhyay, Antara Das, Ishita Das Adhikari and Medha Bandyopadhyay.


March 4 - 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Beyond the Horizon — an exhibition of photographic works by sailors. Organised by Soka Gakkai Hatokai, Wallem Culcatta Officers Association, Bharat Soka Gakkai, Samalaya and West Bengal Federation of UN Association.

interactive session

March 8 at The Teachers Centre, C/o Loreto House; 5 pm - 7 pm: On the occasion of International Women’s Day Thoughtshop Foundation and Spandan present That Takes Ovaries, an Open Mike Story Sharing Session of women reading and sharing real-life, bold, gutsy, courageous and inspirational srories

panel discussion

March 5 at Shibpur Dinabandhu Institution (College), Howrah; 12.30 pm: A panel discussion on 150 Years of Indian Railways organised by department of economics, Shibpur Dinabandhu Institution (College), Howrah. Participants include: Dr Pabitra Giri of the University of Calcutta, Professor S.K. Roy of ISWBM, A.K. Moitra, chief freight transportation manager, South-Eastern Railways and Partha Sengupta, executive director, Railway Board.


March 3 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30 pm: Swami Rasajnananda will speak in English on Swami Vivekananda’s Lectures from Colombo to Almora. March 3 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Balabhadrananda will speak in Bengali on Yuga Nayak Vivekananda. March 3 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Dr Jagat Jiban Ghosh will speak on Swasthya-O-Paribesh. March 3 at CMA Auditorium, 1, Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: A CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Mrinmoy Roy, Executive Director, Steel Authority of India Ltd, will speak on Leadership — Concepts and Practices.


March 3 - 15 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 3 pm - 8 pm: Surfaces — an exhibition of digital prints of direct scans by Ilse Hilpert as well as three lectures by her. Inauguration this evening at 6. March 5 - 9 at Dia-Gold Jewellery showroom at Metro Plaza: A ‘Bracelet Festival’ showcasing the latest trends in bracelets — loose, broad mesh, light, heavy. white, gold, stone-enamelled etc. Till April 30 at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum: An exhibition on 100 Years of Nobel Prize

food festival

Till March 3 at Grain of Salt; 6.30 pm: Tandoor-e-Khas — a special tandoori delicacy dinner. Till March 10 at Grain of Salt; 7 pm: Handi-e-Kabab Fest. An evening of wonderful Kebabs and Mughal-e-Tandooris. Every Sunday at Guchhi (the Indian speciality restaurant), Hyatt Regency; 12 noon to 3 pm: A special brunch comprising Kebabs, Kadhai dishes and Biriyani (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties) and wine. Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.


March 8 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: In aid of the old age home, Dinante, Saroj Nalini Dutt Memorial Association and Rotary Club of New Ballygunge present Nrityanjali — a dance performance by Amita Dutt and her troupe. Presented in solo and group numbers, the choreography is based on tunes that have been popular over the years. Also, Dutt’s latest creation based on Strausse’s The Blue Danube.
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