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Till July 19 (except Sundays) at Galerie 88; 11 am - 7 pm; (Mondays 2 pm- 7 pm): A solo exhibition of Suhas Roy’s paintings. Till July 31 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 8 pm: Summer Interlude — an exhibition of paintings by renowned artists. Till August 3 (except Sundays); 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: Gallery Caps presents Travels in Hyperreality — an exhibition of rare contemporary Indian Art.


July 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyayan presents Ichchhapatra. Drama & direction: Anil De. July 11 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Direction: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. July 11 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sandarbha presents Murkir Hnari. Drama, direction and acting: Soumitra Basu. July 12 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Howrah Dakshinayan presents Ga. Sa. Gu. Drama and direction: Kunal Mukhopadhyay. July 13 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra presents Chilekothar Sepai. Direction: Goutam Halder. July 13 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Char Duar. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharyya. July 13 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest play Kashinama. Design and direction: Usha Ganguli.


July 9 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Vocal recital by Pinaki Bose, accompanied by Gopal Mishra (tabla) and Rupashree Bhattacharya (harmonium). July 10 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Krishnakali hosts a dance programme. The first half features Aalo Andhare Rabindranath, based on Tagore’s songs on Prem, Puja & Bichitra. Directed by Shyamal Saha, the programme will be presented by the pupils of Krishnakali. The second half features Bandish-O-Kathak, featuring Shyamal Saha (songs) and Rubena Chatterjee (dance). July 10 & 11 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: Samaroha hosts Varsha Utsav — a two-day programme of songs and recitation based on Tagore’s works. July 13 at Aikatan, IA 209, Salt Lake; 5 pm: The Salt Lake Cultural Association in colaboration with EZCC hosts Monsoon Melodies featuring Indrayudh Bose (violin) with Biswajit Roy (tabla), Atanu Majumdar (sitar) with Chiradeep Banerjee (tabla), and Gouri Guha (vocal) with Tarun Chatterjee (tabla) and Subhrakanti Chatterjee (harmonium).


Till July 31 (every Sunday) at Meena Bazar, Swabhumi; 12 noon onwards: Be-jewelled — an ethnic fair showcasing an exciting array of traditional non-precious jewellery made of terracotta, tassel, lac, white metal, silver, fibre glass, beads, stones, wood, steel, jute from differnt parts of the country.


July 9 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Tattwajnanananda will speak in Hindi on Ishoponishad. July 9 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. July 9 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna-Kathamita.

book release

July 11 at Nandan II; 6 pm: Cine Central, Calcutta will flag-off its year-long programme to celebrate the 80th birthday of the doyen of Indian cinema, Mrinal Sen with the release of a book on the life and works of Sen by Deepankar Mukhopadhyay. Also screening of Sen’s film Interview.


July 13 - 18 at 1/1 Camac Street, 3rd Floor, Suite No. 6: AKTC, a franchisee of I.T. Kids organises Steps, a dance workshop on jazz, choreography, Western dance, fore work, etc. to be conducted by an American teachers for children in the age group of six years to 11 years and 12 years to 18 years. Details at 2226 2420/ 2993; 2229 2732/ 8327.


Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — A sumptuous Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma. Till July 11 at Cloud 9 Restobar: Cloud 9 Restobar hosts Amazing Thai Food Festival — an exciting array of authentic Thai dishes presented by renowned chef Yong Yos Chimthep. Till July 13 at Grain of Salt; 7 pm onwards: Salsa Mexicana — an inimitable gastronomical extravaganza over dinner buffet. Till July 31 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set lunches, Indian or Chinese, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, with menus changed daily.


July 9 at Life Insurance Agents’ Association, Beliaghata Brach, 30-D Haramohan Ghosh Lane: 3rd Voluntary Blood Donation Camp and free health checkup from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Free Eye Check-up Camp from 9 am to 11.30 am. Also, felicitation to the toppers of Madhyamik 2003 examination.
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