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Till May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Annual exhibition of paintings by members of Friends will be inaugurated today by artist Sudhir Moitra at 5.30 pm. Till May 5 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Anuswar. Till May 23 at Gallery Caps, 16 Jatin Bagchi Road, Calcutta 29; 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: An exhibition of the works of renowned artists. Till May 31 (except Sundays & holidays) at ING Vysya Bank Ltd, Sikkim House, 4/1 Middleton Street; 10 am - 6 pm; Sat. (10 am - 3 pm): An exhibition of paintings by Abhijit Guha, Suktara Guha, Sanju Manna and Biswajit Paul.


April 29 at Madhusudan Mancha & April 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Krishti Sansad presents Kabi Bandyaghati. Direction: Sangramjit Sengupta. April 30 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukherjee. May 1 - 4 at Academy of Fine Arts: A drama fest to mark the 55th aniversary of Bohurupee.May 1 at 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Bohurupee’s latest production, Pati-Paksha. May 2 at 6.30 pm: Bohurupee’s Phullaketur Pala. May 3 at 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Nagarik, Dhaka presents Tagore’s Rakta Karabi. May 4 at 10 am at Academy and at 6.30 pm at Rabindra Sadan: Nagarik Natyangan Ensemble, Dhaka presents Sombhu Mitra’s Chand Boniker Pala. May 1 & 4 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. May 2 & 4 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Spandan and Arclite present the Hindi drama, Soorya Ki Pehli Kiran Se Soorya Ki Antim Kiran Tak. Direction: Rajendra Gupta. May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3.30 pm: Theatron presents Tomari Matir Kanya. Direction: Saswati Biswas.

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May 1 at Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad auditorium, 36 A, Shakespeare Sarani; 5 pm: Four well-known women authors — Dr Pratibha Roy, Dr Pratibha Agrawal, Vani Basu and Anita Agnihotri — will express their views on Samakaleen Samay Ki Chunoutiyaan — Meri Bhumika (Challenges of contemporary times and my role). Hosted by Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad.


April 25 onwards at 408, Jodhpur Park: Urban Dream organises a four-week Western dance workshop to be conducted by Mayhem. Till May 7 at The University of Burdwan campus, Golapbag: A workshop on video journalism organised by the university in association with Ajker Chithi, Burdwan, and Ritwik Academy, Calcutta.


April 29 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr N.D. Mehta, managing director, Selvel Advertising Limited, to speak on Sports marketing. April 29 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. April 30 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Gokuleshananda will speak in Bengali on Deva Vani.


Till April 30 at Gorky Sadan; 6 pm: The 29th anniversary celebration of Gorky Sadan. Today: Commemorative Film Session: Lagaan (direction: Asutosh Gawarikar). April 30: Drama Purashkar, based on Tagore’s poem; and drama Manush based on Samaresh Bose’s novel. Direction: Koushik Sen. Presented by Swapnasandhani.


April 30 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Buddhadev Dasguptaa presents a sarod recital, with Samar Saha on the tabla.


Till May 17 (except Sundays) at CIMA Gallery; Tuesday - Saturday, 2 pm - 7 pm; Monday (3 pm - 7 pm): Thief of Baghdad — an exhibition of posters by M.F. Husain. Till April 30 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: On the occasion of the French Season in India 2003, the Embassy of France in India, Alliance Francaise de Calcutta in collaboration with Les Amis de la France and the Birla Academy of Art & Culture present 50 Years of French Posters (1940 to 2000) in memory of eminent graphic designer Savignac. Till April 30 at Central Cottage Industries Emporium; 10 am - 7 pm: Borders that Unite India — an exhibition-cum-sale of sarees and dress material from all over the country. Selections include Tangail, Dhanekhali, Mangalgiri, Chanderi, Kalamkari, Kanchipuram, Bomkai and Tie ’n’ Die. Till May 2 at Aangan, 2 Bishop Lefroy Road, 2nd floor; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of silver kundan jadau jewellery and decorative fibre artefacts and tables.


Till May 18 at The Circle: Intra Club Spoirts Carnival for members, with badminton, table tennis, squash, swimming, snooker and pool events.


May 2 at Raj Bhavan, North Gate; 9 am - 10.15 am: Concern India Foundation hosts a sit-and-draw competition for school children, to be followed by an award ceremony at 10.30 am.
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