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Till July 27 at the Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Banichakra hosts an exhibition of paintings titled Roots is on Till August 18 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: Inaugural exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculpture, entitled New Beginnings. 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 well-known 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 26 at Sukanta Mancha; 6 pm: Sarva Bharatiya Sangeet Samaj (Lake Town) hosts a musical evening featuring E- Kee Ananda Taranga, based on Rabindranath Tagore’s compositions, solo Rabindrasangeet recital by Bulbul Sengupta and dance-drama, Namilo Shravana-Sandhya. July 27 at Sarat Smriti Sadan (Triangular Park); 6 pm: Guruguha Sangeeth Sammelan’s Diamond Jubilee celebration features group rendering of select kritis of Brahmasri A. Ananthakrishna Iyer, founder of Sri Guruguha Gana Vidyalaya, followed by grand vocal recital by P.R. Sreenath with S. Parasuram (violin) and S. Venkatraman (mridangam) July 27 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.30 pm: The concluding evening of the celebration of Amrit Mahotsav — the 76th holy birthday of Sree Archana Maa, features offering of poems by eminent poets in four major languages and classical vocal recital by Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty.


July 26 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Natyaranga presents Tagore’s Ghare Baire. Direction: Swapan Sengupta. July 26 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Shohan presents Ujjwal Chattopadhyay’s Chhayamareech. Direction: Anish Ghosh. July 27 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Kushilav presents Rabindranath Tagore’s Chokher Bali. Play: Partha Chattopadhyay. Direction: Runu Chowdhury.


July 26 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Tomari Maatir Kanya by members of Dancers Guild.


July 26 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Swami Umananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Ramakrishner Shaktisadhana. July 26 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Shantatmananda will talk in Bnegali on Naradiyo Bhaktisutra. July 26 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will discuss in Bengali Juge Juge Jander Agomon. July 27 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads of the rout of Susharma’s army by Raja Virata assisted by the disguised Pandavas, in the 189th weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


Till August 1 at Padatik; 9.30 am: The 25th British Council School Drama Festival. Finals on August 2 & 3 at Vidya Mandir, 3 pm. Till July 27 at 188/90, Prince Anwar Shah Road; 2pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation conducts a three-day adolescent/ youth workshop (age group: 15 -25 years) to improve communication skills, develop personality and build confidence. Details: 2417-6128/ 29. Till July 30 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds workshop on traditional Kathakali dance being conducted by Kalamandalam Rajasekharan.

health check-up

July 26 at Peerless City Diagnostic Centre, 223 C.R. Avenue; 8.30 am: Free health check-up for members of Calcutta Journalists Club and their spouses.


Till July 27 at Grain of Salt; 7 pm onwards: The Italian Food Festival features an exciting array of authentic Italian dinner. Till July 31 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set lunches, Indian or Chinese,with menus changed daily.


July 27 at Oxford Bookstore; 5 pm: Chef Shaun’s (of The Park) snacks for kids for children between 10 and 16 years.


July 26 at Indian Association of Retired Persons (IARP) premises, 500 Keyatala Road; 5 pm: The elderly people, under the aegis of IARP, will hold a celebration of Tagore’s works, Barsha Bandana. July 27 at The Tavern, Trincas; 5 pm: Rock-Baji— a combination of adda, drinks, snacks and the music of upcoming rock band, Pride.

film show

July 26 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S. P. Mookherjee Road; 6 pm: Tragedies — A Festival of Shakespeare in Film features Macbeth (direction: Roman Polanski).

audio drama

July 27 at Paschim Banga Bangla Academy; 5 pm: Sangbitti hosts an audio-drama, Nana Ranger Din, based on Chekov’s play and enacted by Pradyot Chowdhury.
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