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July 30 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natyam presents two one-act plays, Juddhakshetre Picnic, based on Fernando Arrabal’s Picnic on the Battlefield, and Manoj Mitra’s Ashwatthama. Dir: Abhijit Sen. July 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: PLT presents Utpal Dutt’s Itihaser Kathgoray (direction: Diptesh Bandyopadhyay) and Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s Ekei Ki Boley Sabhyata' (direction: Utpal Dutt). July 30 at Madhusudan Mancha and July 31 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukherjee. July 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Anya Theatre presents Madhab Malanchi Kainya. Drama and direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. August 1 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Direction: Usha Ganguli. August 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Choopkatha will stage Dui-Taranga. Dir: Dolly Basu.


July 30 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Vocal recital by Amit Mukherjee, accompanied by Ananda Gopal Bandopadhyay (tabla) and Jyoti Goho (harmonium).


July 31 at Bharatiyam, IB 201 Salt Lake City; 6.30 pm: EZCC organises a Kathakali recital of Sri Rajasekharan from Kerala Kalamandalam, Chenuthunuthy, and his troupe.


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. 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 by well-known artists and sculptors is on. Till July 31 at Calcutta Information Centre; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Sonali Pal. Till August 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings, drawings, graphics and sculptures by the members of Contrivance, in celebration of its 25 years.

film show

Till August 2 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36 C S.P. Mookherjee Road: Tragedies — A Festival of Shakespeare in Film. Today at 6 pm: King Lear ( directed by Edwin Sherin). July 29 at Oxford Bookstore Gallery; 12 noon: Discovery Channel organises a screening of British Empire in Colour. July 30 at Derozio Hall, Presidency College; 4.30 pm: A film on Amartya Sen to be screened in the presence of the Nobel Laureate. Organised by Presidency College and its Alumni Association.


July 30 at Joka Dipa Diabetes Reasearch Foundation, B-6/8 Diamond Park; 2 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition on diabetic educational programme along with free blood sugar test, free advice as well as distributing insulin at lesser prices on the eve of Insulin Discovery Day. Till August 2 at the Goethals Indian Library and Research Society, St Xavier’s College (above chapel); 9.30 am - 5 pm; Saturday (9.30 am - 12 noon): An exhibition of books and plates on Indian philosophy and religion.


July 29 at Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, R-1 Baishnabghata Patuli Township; 3 pm: Professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak of Columbia University, New York will deliver the second part of her S.G. Deuskar Lecture on Midnight’s Children and the Schreber Case. July 29 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Surajit Bose, senior manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, to speak on Sustainability — A Business Driver. July 29 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: R.K. DasGupta will speak in English on History of Bengali Thought — 1800 -2000. July 29 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Mayer Katha.

book release

July 29 at St Xavier’s College auditorium; 6 pm: Jyoti Basu will release Chirokaler Mohun Bagan, covering the history of the club (1889- 1989-90).


July 30 at Metropolitan Institution (Main), 39 Shankar Ghosh Lane; 6 pm: Metropolitan Institution (Main) Prakrani celebrates its first anniversary.


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 30 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds workshop on traditional Kathakali dance being conducted by Kalamandalam Rajasekharan.
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