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July 14 - 21 at Gallery Chemould, 12F, Park Street; 11 am - 8 pm: Exhibition of paintings by Susanta Chattopadhyay and Indrajeet Prasad. July 15 - 21 Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Tumpa Chowdhury, Koushik Kumar Mondal, Chandan Roy, Nabakishore Chanda, Chandan Bhandari and Sanjiban Basu will be inaugurated by Prokash Karmakar at 5 pm. Till July 21 at Metropolitan Art Salon; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Anupam Mistri, Dipankar Ghosh, Hillol Kumar Gupta, Sankar Thakur, Shyamal Guria and Subhasish Dutta. Till July 31 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Prachi Protichee (East-West) — an Indo-Bangladesh art exhibition jointly hosted by International Young Artists’ Organisation, India and Chitrakoot Art Gallery. Till July 31 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 8 pm: Summer Interlude — an exhibition of paintings by Alok Bhattacharya, Amitabha Banerjee, Amitabha Sengupta, Anita Roychowdhury, Bijon Chowdhury, Dhiraj Chowdhury, Dipak Banerjee, Ganesh Haloi, Jogen Chowdhury, Lalu Prasad Shaw, Paritosh Sen, Prakash Karmakar, Robin Mondal, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Shuvaprasanna, Shyamal Dutta Ray, Suhas Roy and Sunil Das. Till August 3 (except Sundays); 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: Gallery Caps presents Travels in Hyperreality — an exhibition of rare contemporary Indian Art. Participants include: Shyamal Dutta Roy, Suhas Roy, Prokash Karmakar, Robin Mondal, Ganesh Haloi, Wasim Kapoor, Md. Fakhrul Islam, Aditya Basak, Gautam Basu, Gautam Choudhury, Arunima Choudhury, Bimal Kundu, Chanchal Ahamed, Subrata Ganguly, Ashoke Mullick, Prasun Ghose and Atin Basak. July 18 - August 18 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: Inaugural exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculpture featuring the works of Apto Bhattacharya, Dipak Saha, Partho Bhattacharjee, Pradeep Rakshit, Prokash Karmakar, Pranab Faujdar, Samit Dey, Shipra Bhattacharya, Shuvaprasanna, Shyamal Mukherjee, Shyam Kanu, Subroto Das, Suhas Roy, Sujit Karan and Tapas Gangopadhyay.


July 14 at Rabindra Sandan; 6 pm: Kushilav celebrates its 14th anniversary with a programme of recitation by Asoke Palit, Odissi solo dance recital by Sanhati Ghosal and staging of its latest production based on Rabindranath Tagore’s Chokher Bali, Adapted by Partha Chatterjee and directed by Runu Chowdhury. July 14 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Mrityu Na Hatya' Direction: Bivas Chakraborty. July 15 at Rabindra Sandan; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Swet Santras. Direction: Bivas Chakraborty. July 15 & July 18 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Chetana presents its latest production. Somoy Asomoyer Brittanto. Direction: Suman Mukhopadhyay. July 17 at Rabindra Sandan; 6.30 pm: Argha presents Riot. Drama & direction: Manish Mitra. July 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. Direction: debesh Chattopadhyay. July 17 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natyaanan presents Basona Brikshamule. Direction: Chandan Sen. July 18 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani’s latest production Dushman No. 1. Direction: Koushik Sen. July 19 at Uttam Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production Kashinama. Design & direction: Usha Ganguli. July 19 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Dwandwik presents Grahan. Direction: Maloy Chowdhury. July 20 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Baandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


July 20 at Padatik Little Theatre 6/7 AJC Bose Road; 12 noon - 1 pm: Padatik Dance Centre hosts solo Kathak dance recitals by Sayantani Kar and Sudakshina Mukherjee.


July 14 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Shambhu Nath das will sing verses from the Ramayana. July 16 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Vocal recital by Arshad Ali Khan, accompanied by Samar Saha (tabla) and Jyoti Goho (harmonium). July 19 at Sree Thyagaraja Hall; 6.15 pm: Rasika Ranjana Sabha presents a musical extravaganza featuring S. Ranganathan (violin), S. Dinesh (violin), J. Atul Ranganath (key board), Santosh Jayaram (veena), S. Venkataraman (mridangam) and P.V. Sairam (ghatam).

film show

July 14 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mookherjee Road: Tragedies — A Festival of Shakespeare in Film features Hamlet (direction: Rodney Bennet). Hosted by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts in association with Deshbandhu College for Girls, Calcutta. July 14 at Mahajati Sadan; 4 pm: On the occasion of National Day of France, Cine Central, Calcutta, hosts a special screening of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s outstanding trilogy Three Colours — Blue, White, Red.


July 16 - 22 at Sasha, 27, Mirza Ghalib Street; 11.30 am: Earth — an exhibition of terracotta, ceramics and studio pottery with special emphasis on crafts presented by members of Uttarsthali Handicrafts Society and Aparajita July 18 & 19 at Identity Gallery: An exhibition-cum-sale of a wide variety of designer-labels by Hues from Pune. 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.

special cover release

July 15 at Maharashtra Nivas, 15 Hazra Road; 12 noon: The chief post master-general, West Bengal Circle will release a special cover to commemorate 20 years of service to people with visual impairment by the Society for the Visually Handicapped.


July 14 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30 pm: Swami Rasajnananda will speak in English on Life and Teachings of Holy Mother Sri Sri Sarada Devi. July 14 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Puranananda will speak in Bengali on Adhyatma Ramayana. July 15 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Rana sengupta, regional manager (East) Hindustan Lever Ltd. to speak on Rural Marketing — The Untapped Challenge. July 16 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Narendrananda will speak in Bengali on Bhagwat Prasanga.


Till July 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., conducted by an American teacher 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 Thursday at Grain of Salt Bar; 6 pm onwards: Ladies Night Only — a special evening for the ladies only full of fun, food and music. 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 20 at Amber Restaurant: Amber Kebab Festival — an exciting array of authentic Indian kebabs for both lunch and dinner. Till July 31 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set lunches, Indian or Chinese, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, with menus changed daily.
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