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Till May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Annual exhibition of paintings and stained glass by members of Friends. 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.


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 2 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Charbak presents Kande Keno Behula Sondari. Direction: Kheyali Dastidar. 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. The show on May 3 is presented by Sanskriti Sagar. May 3 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natasena presents Gorur Garir Headlight. Direction: Saroj Roy. May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3.30 pm: Theatron presents Tomari Matir Kanya. Direction: Saswati Biswas. May 4 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Concept and direction: Usha Ganguli.

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May 1 at Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad auditorium, 36A, 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.


May 5 - 10 at EZCC, IA 290 Salt Lake City; 10 am - 5 pm: Summer workshop for children between 10 years and 16 years on folk painting — phad from Rajasthan, gond from MP and kalamkari from AP. For registration, call 23356796. April 25 onwards at 408, Jodhpur Park: Urban Dream organises a four-week Western dance workshop to be conducted by Mayhem. May 6 - 24 at 11F Palm Avenue, Calcutta 19; 5 pm - 6 pm: Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts is organising a workshop on impressions of diverse Western Dance Techniques. This includes Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Graham, Horton and Release techniques. The workshop, to be conduced by Mitali Sinha, Paramita Chakraborty and Varshaa Bardhan, is open to dancers with at least two years’ experience in any dance form. Details at #247-5997.


May 4 at Sarat Sadan; 10.30 am: Kalamandalam’s anual dance festival.


May 1 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Monks and brahmacharins will render Ramnam Sankirtan.


May 1 at Netaji Indoor Stadium; 5.30 pm: Manna De performs live to mark the diamond jubilee of his musical career.


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 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.


May 1 - 6 at Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetham Sankara Hall, 93 Southern Avenue: Sri Sankara Jayanthi Celebrations, organised by Sankara Hall and Sankara Institute of Philosophy & Culture. Inauguration this evening at 5.


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.


May 2 at 2 Rawdon Street, Calcutta 17; 3 pm: Bhagirathi Neptia Woman & Child Care Centre presents an interactive session on Cancer in Women by cancer specialists Dr Anil Poddar and Dr Chanchal Goswami.


May 2 at Oxford Bookstore, 17 park Street; 7 pm: Oxford Bookstore and Penguin Books India present Spotlight in a dramatized reading of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Dr Ananda Lal will introduce the work.
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