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Art

Till April 19 at Galerie 88; 11 am - 7 pm: Recent works in Latex and Resin by Jehangir Jani. Till April 20 at Academy of Fine Arts; 2 pm - 8 pm: Imagine — An exhibition of paintings and drawings jointly created by Madhubanti Banerjee and Dip Banerjee. April 19 - 25 at Sriniketan Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Srijan presents an exhibition of paintings by women artists of Gownd and Bhill tribes. Projected by Madhya Pradesh Adibasi Lok Kala Parishad and supported by Reflection of Another Day (RAD). Padma Shri Teejan Bai will inaugurate the exhibition tomorrow at 5.30 pm.

DRAMA

April 18 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Directed and performed by Meghnad Bhattacharya. April 18 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Naba Ajantik presents Bibartan. Dir: Arijit Mukherjee. April 18 at Howrah Sarat Sadan & April 19 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Swet Santrash. Direction: Bibhash Chakraborty. April 18 at Academy of Fine Arts at 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its latest Hindi play, Wada Chirebandi, written by Mahesh Elkunchwar and translated by Vasant Dev. Designed and directed by Kunal Padhi. April 18 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das. April 19 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Lok-Krishti presents Hing-Ting. Direction: Falguni Chattopadhyay. April 20 at Academy of Fine Arts: Howrah Daskhinayan presents its latest production, Kankal (at 3 pm), and Ga Sa Gu (at 6.30 pm). Drama and direction: Kunal Mukhopadhyay. April 20 at Girish Manch; 6.30 pm: Char Duar — a Gandhar production, directed by Meghnad Bhattacharyya. April 20 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Sajano Bagan. Written, directed and performed by Manoj Mitra. April 20 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Proscenium presents J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Direction: Sheo Kumar Jhunjhunwala.

Music

April 18 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6 pm: Baikali presents The Felicitation of a Maestro, a Rabindrasangeet and fusion recital by expatriate vocalist Isheeta Ganguly and dedicated to Suchitra Mitra. Also, a sarod and Rabindrasangeet recitals with Buddhadev Dasgupta and Pramita Mullick. Cards at Oxford Bookstore and Melody, Rashbehari Avenue. April 20 at Madhusudan Mancha; 10 am: A programme of Bengali songs, in aid of Calcutta Blind School’s development fund, features Dwijen Mukherjee, Dhiren Basu, Haimanti Sukla and Neela Majumdar. Also, the students of Calcutta Blind School will stage Tagore’s Shyama.

Music & DANCE

April 19 at Gyan Manch; 6 pm: An evening of classical dance (by Suchismita Kutty) and Rabindrasangeet (by Krishnokoli Das Gupta).

Exhibition

Till April 19 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, Calcutta 19; 10 am - 5 pm: Tree of Life — a Malaysia-India exhibition. Till April 30 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Alliance Francaise de Calcutta presents an exhibition on 50 Years of French Posters.

FESTIVAL

Till April 21 at Sri Thyagaraja Hall: The 63rd year Sri Ramanavami Celebrations, organised by Ved Bhavan Bhajan Samaj. Today (Ladies Day) at 9 am: Thiruppugazh Bhajan by Anbargal; at 4.30 pm: Manjal Kumkumam distributionm; and at 6.30 pm: Devotional songs by Ganapriya, Calcutta.

workshop

April 18 & 19 at Moulali Yuba Kendra; 11 am - 4 pm: A workshop on Bharata Natyam, to be conducted by Khagendra Nath Barman. Organised by Vision Impressario. April 20 & 21 at Moulali Yuba Kendra; 11 am - 1 pm: A workshop on news reading, to be conducted by Urmila Bhowmick. April 20 & 21 at Moulali Yuba Kendra; 2 pm - 4 pm: A workshop on news reading for FM Channel, to be conducted by Kaushik Sen.

FILM SHOW

April 18 at Uttam Mancha: Cine Centeral, Calcutta presents the 4th New Millennium Film Festival. The films to be screened are The Sea That Thinks (The Netherlands; Dir: Gert de Graapp) at 4 pm; Scars (Norway; Dir: Lars Berg) and Mayday Mayhem (Hungary; Dir: Robert Koltai).

FOOD

Till April 20 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Shubho Nabobarsha, Kolkata! Special ‘not all Bengali’ set lunches. Details at #2229-8947/7825 Till April 27 at The Astor; 12 noon onwards: The Endless Kebab Festival, featuring lip-smacking delicacies of chicken, mutton, prawn and veggies. Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — A Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma. Every Sunday at Guchhi (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). Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.
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