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August 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyargha presents its latest production, Ghar Beghar. Direction: Debajit Bandyopadhyay. August 5 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Aneek presents Adrishya Asukh. Direction: Moloy Biswas. August 5 at Mahajati Sadan; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents Kashinama. Direction: Usha Ganguli. August 6 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Chetana presents its latest production, Samoy Asamoyer Brittanto. Direction: Suman Mukhopadhyay. August 7 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Directed and performed by Meghnad Bhattacharya. August 7 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: New Alipore Natyamon presents Achin Purer Pracheen Katha. Drama, music and direction: Soumitra Chatterjee. August 10 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. Direction: Debesh Chattopadhyay. August 10 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das. August 13 at Academy of Fine Arts and August 19 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop will stage Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Translated and directed by Ashok Mukhopadhyay.


Till August 30 at Galerie 88 (except Sunday); 3 pm - 7 pm: The grand old man of Indian art, “Chhabidas” (M.F. Husain) turns 88. To celebrate his birthday, Galeries 88 hosts “Four Suites of paintings comprising 88 Husains in oils 003.” These paintings were doen recently in Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta and Paris. 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.Participants include Apto Bhattacharya, Dipika Saha, Partho Bhattacharjee, Pradeep Rakshit, Prakash Karmakar, Pranab Faujdar, Samit Dey, Shipra Bhattacharya, Shuvaprasanna, Shyamal Mukherjee, Shyam Kanu, Subroto Das, Suhas Roy, Sujit Karan, Tapas Gangopadhyay and Wasim Kapur. Till August 15 (except Monday) at Akar Prakar, P 238, Hindustan Park; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of Susmit Biswas’ paintings. Till August 13 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: A Monsoon Melange — an exhibition of the works of various artists. August 4 - 6 at Gaganendra Pradarsasala (Calcutta Information Centre); 2 pm - 8 pm: Solo — an exhibition of landscape paintings by Saumia Debnath begins today. August 4 - 10 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Pradip Pradhan and Runu Misra Banerjee’s exhibition of paintings begins today. August 5 - 12 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Bimal Kar. Inauguration tomorrow at 5 pm. August 8 - 18 (except Tuesday) at Metropolitan Art Salon, 7 Chowringhee Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of the works of Arunesh Chowdhury, Mahadev Mukherjee, Subhendu Sarkar, Subrata Biswas and Sanjoy Sengupta. Inauguration on August 8 at 6 pm. August 8 - 31 (except Mondays & August 15) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Young Faces in Contemporary Indian Art features the works of a host of upcoming artists from different parts of the country. Inauguration on August 8 at 6 pm.


August 4 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Balabhadrananda will speak in Bengali on Yuga Nayak Vivekananda. August 4 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Prof. Jagat Jiban Ghosh will discuss in Bengali Swasthya O Paribesh. August 4 & 5 at Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, R-1 Baishnabghata Patuli Township; 3 pm: Abhijit V. Banerjee, professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the R.C. Dutt Lectures on Political Economy on Living in the World: Globalisation and Beyond. August 5 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Ashok Viswanathan, film director, to speak on Creating a Niche Market for Quality Entertainment. August 6 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Ajarananda will speak on Lay devotees of Sri Ramakrishna.


August 4 & 5 at Jyotirmai Club: A two-day cookery class conducted by Asha Khatau from Mumbai. Details at # 2475-2309/ 8475 August 4 - 8 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds a an workshop on Odissi music — an ancient and distinct style of Indian classical music with specific ragas, taals and its own style of rendition. To be conducted by Dr Damodar Hota. Details at # 2335-6796 August 9 at Thoughtshop Foundation, 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road, Lake Gardens; 11 am - 2 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation is organising a workshop on sex education for adolescents in the age group 13-19 years. Registrations at # 2417 6128/29.


August 4 - 13 (except Sunday) at Crafts Council of West Bengal, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st floor; 10 am - 7 pm, Monday (2 pm - 7 pm): A display of tribal rugs and accessories in Artisana, the new craft centre of Crafts Council of West Bengal. August 7 - 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 12 noon - 8 pm: The Dolls Speak — an exhibition of dolls by Francoise Bosteels. Inauguration on August 7 at 6 pm. August 8 & 9 at Prudential Hall, 18H park Street; 10 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of used and discounted computers and their allied products.


Till August 10 at Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, 69, Prince Bakhtiar Shah Road; 7.30 am - 8.30 am & 5 pm - 6 pm: A 10-day yoga therapy camp for patients with back pain, spondylosis, arthritis, gastritis, diabetes, asthma and obesity.


August 7 at 29/9 Ballygunge Park (Ground floor): Abhuraag launches the cassette/CD of Notun Joaar, a musical compilation of eight children-oriented songs. August 6 - 9 at British Council; 6 pm: Indo-British Digital Festival will be inaugurated by Victor Banerjee and June Malliah. Also, a workshop on digital film-making at Globsyn Technology campus, Salt Lake from August 7 - 9.


Till August 23 at Space Circle: The second Corporate Indoor Cricket Tournament at 7,000 sq. ft, air-conditioned Royal Stag Skydrome.


August 10 at British Council; 9.30 am: Emami Landmark and British Council jointly host the Indo-British Literature Quiz. Former test player Ashok Malhotra will be the guest of honour.


August 4 at Future Foundation, 3 Regent Park; 1.30 pm: Spicmacay presents a lecture-demonstration on sarod and tabla by Anindya Banerjee and Abhijit Banerjee, respectively.
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