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Till May 30 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of small-sized drawings and paintings by renowned artists Till May 31 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.. Till June 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and ikebana by Bageshree Dutta and Arundhati Sarkar. Till June 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by members of Horizon. Till June 7 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: International Young Artists’ Organisation, in collaboration with Chitrakoot Art Gallery presents a unique art exhibition titled, Parallel Stream by the artists of India, Bangladesh, Korea and Bulgeria.


May 30 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Ekalavya presents a dance programme by challenged children, Also, presentation of Shyamal Sen Smriti Samman. Finally, drama Rabindranath Tagore’s Raja, produced by Blind Opera and directed by Subhasish Gangopadhyay. May 31 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani presents Prachya. Direction: Koushik Sen. May 31 at Bengal Club; 8 pm & June 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Spandan presents Koi Ek Raat. Direction: Ashok Singh.


May 31 at Nazrul Mancha; 6 pm: In aid of HSPICE, a home for terminally ill, specially cancer patients, a musical programme with Bhoomi and dance-drama Alor Pathayatri (based on Salil Chowdhury’s masterpieces) by Koyel-Payel Ballet Troupe.


Till May 30 at 20/1, Ram Mohun Dutta Road; 10 am- 11.30 am: Workshop on making of utility and decorative jute items for children organised by Balmandir. Till June 15 at Padatik: Padatik’s summer workshop for youngsters includes modern dance, theatre, creative expression, folk dance, Vedic maths and Feng-Shui. Details: 22476087/ 22813189/ 22404426. June 1 onwards at 256C Prince Anwar Shah Road: A week-long workshop on Odissi dance, mime theatre, theatre-games, improvisation with masks, stage make-up, tattoo and body painting. Organised by Sharmila Biswas. Details at #24176765, 2474-5929/ 2008, 9830020770. May 31 (4.30 pm - 6.30 pm) & June 1 (3.30 pm - 5.30 pm) at Oxford Bookstore: A dance workshop On Toes for kids between 7 and 16 years. To be conducted by Sonali Mehrotra. June 2 - 11 at Aikatan, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds works on Chhau dance of Seraikela, to be conducted by Pandit Guru Shyama Charan Pati. Details at # 23356796.


May 30 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in English on Svetasvatara. May 30 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 PM: Dr Sasanka Bhushan Bandopadhyay will speak in bengali onBrihadaranyaka Upanishad.

in memoriam

May 31at 23/1, Ballygunge Station Road; 5 pm: A memorial meeting to mourn the death of Aroti Dutt, president, Sarojnalini Dutt Memorial Association. All are welcome.

summer camp

May 31 - June 8 at Ramrik Institution, Bhawanipore; 1 pm - 3 pm: Mathematics for Fun — Summer camp in mathematics for school children aged between nine years and 13 years. Organised by Centre for Pedagogical Studies in Mathematics (CPSM). Details: B.Guha (2431-2174), A.Mukherjee (2466-2303, till 10.30 am) June 3 - 5 at Ffort Radisson: Ffort Radisson hosts a Summer Ffun Camp for children between seven and 15 years. The activities for the camp are: an introductory session on value education and Indian heritage and culture, painting sessions, puppet show, sessions on personality development and martial arts, theatre workshop, debate, quiz, session on pressure/stress management, yoga, dance and cooking.


May 31 at The Stadel Lords Banquets, Salt Lake Stadium (opp Suraksha); 6.30 pm: Technology Alumni Association, IIT Kharagpur, Calcutta Chapter hosts its AGM to be followed by gala musical programme and dinner. Details: I.M. Asthana (2229, 6833, 3234), A.P.Das (2473-535329), Sukumar Samanta (2337-5382) and Shankari P. Ghosh (2359-1623).


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.


June 1 at Crystal Room, Taj Bengal; 5.30 pm: Bhagirathi Neotia Woman & Child Care Centre organises an awareness event on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day where film, fashion and media personalities say no to tobacco. Chief guest: Sushma Swaraj. Guest of honour: Surjya Kanta Mishra.
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