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Till March 14 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition and sale of creative expressions of mentally challenged core members of Asha Niketan, Calcutta. Till March 16 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Phasol (Harvest) — an exhibition of acrylic on canvas by Madhukanta Sen. 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 renowned masters. Till March 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Dipto Narayan Chatterjee and Nilay Sarkar. Till March 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Dr Laxmi Narayan Pachori presents his 48th exhibition of water colours. Till March 23 at Seagull Arts and Media Research Centre, 36C, S.P.Mukerjee Road; 2 pm - 7 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents an exhibition, Re-Take of ‘Amrita’ 2001-2002 — Digital Photomontages by Vivan Sundaram, based on photographs by Umrao Singh Sher Gill (1870 - 1954) and the Sher-Gill archive.


March 13 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Ekti Dal presents Shakespeare’s Othello. Direction: Chinmoy Chattopadhyay. March 13 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Barasat Anushilanee presents the Natasena production, Gorur Garir Headlight. Direction: Saroj Roy. March 14 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. March 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Paliye Beray. Direction: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. March 15 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Drama, direction and overall concept: Usha Ganguli. March 16 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh will stage Bhadreswarir Galpo. Directioin: Rishi Mukherjee.


Till March 22 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: To mark the completion of its 30 years, Sayak organises a full-length drama competition. Featuring Murkir Hnari by Sandarbha on 13th, Dhnorai Charit Manas by Kalyani Kalamandalam on 14th, Shalya Parbo by Barasat Anushilanee Kendra on 15th, Dana by Sanskritik on 16th, Cornel-ke Keu Chithi Lekhe Na by Gobardanga Shilpayan on 17th, Nityapuran by Nairik on 19th, Swaad by Ritwik on 20th, Ushnabhumi by Suhrid on 21st, and Nagar Kotyal by Bengali Association Bhopal on 22nd. Judges: Samik Bandyopadhyay, Harimadhab Mukhopadhyay and Indrasis Laharry.


March 13 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Eae Samay — rock songs based on Rabindrasangeet presented by Peshkaar. March 14 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: An evening oif Tagore songs and recitation. Participants: Rajeswar Bhattacharya, Rita Roy, Shubha Pal, Dipankar Pal, Sugata Sen, Nandini Ganguli, Shinjini Acharya Majumdar, Bhaskar Chakraborty, Soumen Gupta and Debashis Kumar Bose. March 16 at CIMA Gallery; 6 pm: Bhakti — a musical performance by Sarmila Bose.


March 13 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Swami Sarvabhutananda will speak in Hindi on Bhagavad-Gita. March 13 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhanandaji will speak on Shandilya-Sutra.


March 15 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: The Oral School for Deaf Children presents Ramayana. Direction and choreography: Sharmila Mukherjee.


Till March 20 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 4 pm - 8 pm: Legacy — Old manuscripts, photographs and curios from the collection of Alok Mitra, linear descendent of Raja Mahendra Narayan. Till March 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. Till March 14 at Renaissance Gallery; 10 am - 7.30 pm: In celebration of Kamaladevi Birth Centenary, Crafts Council of West Bengal presents a collection of exclusive sarees, Dupattas and fabrics from traditional master weavers and printers.


Till March 31 at Oxford Bookstore: A bumper sale of books on various topics including fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, computers.


March 13 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 6.30 pm: The screening of Structures of Memory 2000 — a half-hour video directed by renowned artists Vivan Sundaram on his site-specific installation at the Victoria Memorial. Sundaram will introduce the video which will be followed by a discussion by art historian Pranabranjan Roy.


Till March 23 at The Bar, Hyatt Regency; 12 noon - midnight: Screenings of every World Cup cricket match on The Bar’s full flat plasma TV along with a menu of sandwiches and burgers and draught beer for Rs 395 (all inclusive). Till March 23 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set Indian or Chinese lunch at Rs 100 with World Cup cricket live telecast on giant screen.
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