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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. August 3 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its latest Hindi play, Wada Chirebandi. Direction: Kunal Padhi.


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 July 31 at Calcutta Information Centre; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Sonali Pal. 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 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. 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.

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: Macbeth ( directed by Jack Gold). 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 30 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in English on Svetasvatara Upanishad. July 30 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Gokuleshananda will speak in Bengali on Deva Vani. July 31 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhananda will discuss in Bengali Srimad Bhagvad.


August 1 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 8 am: Sanmarga Trust celebrates the Adi Pooram Festival with Homam followed by Deeparadhana and Prasada Viniyogam. At 6.30 pm: KuthiVilakku Pooja followed by Alankaram, Deeparadhana and Prasadaviniyogam .


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

poetry reading

July 31 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm - 8.30 pm: Srijan’s monthly poetry adda features Anjana Basu, Sulagna Mehta, Tapas Bandyopadhyay (in English), Namita Choudhury, Pradeep C. Basu, Sayed Kawsar Jamal (Bengali), Dev Deep, Indu Joshi and Kusheshar (Hindi/ Urdu). Also, Dinesh Thakker will discuss the poetry and life of the renowned Gujarati poet and winner of the Bharatiya Jnan Peeth Award Rajendra Shah.


Till July 30 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC’s workshop on traditional Kathakali dance concludes today. 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.
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