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May 17 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm: Arghya presents Riot. Direction: Manish Mitra. May 17 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukherjee. May 18 at Academy of Fine Arts, 3 pm: Rang Roop presents Khunje Nao. Music and direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. May 18 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm: Rupdarshan presents Baghapratap. Direction: Kanai Chakraborty. May 18 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. May 18 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Spandan presents Koi Ek Raat. Direction: Ashok Singh. May 19 at Coffee Pai; 11 am: Theatrecian presents Method to Madness. Acting and direction by Nirmalya Majumder.

Tagore fortnight

Today and tomorrow at Rabindra Sadan complex; 5.30 pm: Tagore songs and recitation by various artistes. Today at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Fullara presents a music programe, Eso Sharater Amal Mahima, and Rabi Gitika (Delhi) presents the opera, Shyama. Tomorrow at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Kalakalpa presents a music programe, Bhulswarga, and Indian Cultural Ensemble presents dance-drama Tasher Desh. May 17 at Rotary Sadan; 6 pm: Rabindra Sandhya, organised by Rotary International District 3290, features songs by Bani Tagore, Rajeshwar Bhattacharya, Roma Mandal, Sreeradha Bandyopadhyay, Saikat Mitra, Abhirup Guha Thakurta, Pubali Mukherjee and Srabani Sen, and recitation by Partha and Gouri Ghosh, and Ratna Mitra. May 18 at Rabindra Charcha Bhavan, Kalighat Park; 6.30 pm: Rabinandan’s Rabindra Janmotsav features songs by Ashis Bhattacharya, Shyamasree Dasgupta, Mitali Ganguly, Sarbani Chakraborty and Debjani Majumdar.


May 17 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will talk in Bengali on Amukhya Gita. May 18 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal concludes Vaishampayana’s account of Yudhisthira’s character tested in the question-and-answer encounter with the Yaksha of the poisoned pool, in the 180th weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


Till May 17 at CIMA Gallery; 2 pm - 7 pm: Thief of Baghdad — an exhibition of posters by M.F. Husain. Till May 31 at Earthy Myths, 8/2 Loudon Street, 2nd floor; 10.30 am - 7 pm: A tale of cottage cottons — artisans and printers create in a new mix media technique, kurtis, kurtas and dupattas.


Till May 18 at The Park; 9 am - 5 pm: Brand Chords — A campaign planning workshop presented by Advertising Club, Calcutta, Faculty includes Usha Bhandarkar, group planning director, Lowe, and Sumit Roy, director, Univ Brands. Details at # 24741607.


May 18 at The Park; 6.30 pm: The Calcutta Alumni Meet of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. All Ximmers may contact Sourindra Banerjee (2402-7483) and Karan Singh (9831239763).


May 18 at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road, near Deshapriya Park; 6 pm: Usha Uthup presents age-old nuggets.


May 17 at Aikatan’s new open air theatre, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6 pm: The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre hosts Loknritya Samaroh. n May 18 at G.D. Birla Sbhagar; 6 pm: Indrani Dutta Dance Troupe Sristi presents Rituranga (choreographed by Indrani Dutta) and A Love Story (choreographed by Kamalnath of Mumbai).

Fair Trade Day

May 17 at Sasha premises, 27, Mirza Ghalib Street; 6.30 pm: Sasha celebrates World Fair Trade Day with the staging of two short plays, If I Die, Do You Have A Problem' and Breast Giver (written by Mahasweta Devi). Both the plays are directed by Pranab Mukherjee of Campus Light.


May 17 at St Xavier’s College; 6.45 pm: St Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni Association with staff and students of the college are celebrating the grant of an institutional accredation of ‘A’ grade to the Alma Mater.
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