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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. Dir: 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 10 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Pradip Pradhan and Runu Misra Banerjee’s exhibition of paintings. Till August 12 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Bimal Kar. Till August 13 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: A Monsoon Melange — an exhibition of the works of various artists. Till August 15 (except Monday) at Akar Prakar, P 238, Hindustan Park; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of Susmit Biswas’ paintings. 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. 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. 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.” 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.


August 8 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Dr Gobinda Gopal Mukherjeee will speak in Bengali on Srimad Bhagavata-sara August 8 at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, 3, Regent Park; 6 am: Shraddhalu Ranade will speak on The Current Religious Controversy and Sri Aurobindo.


August 12 at Sri Thyagaraja Hall, P-530, Raja Basanta Roy Road; 7.30 am: Aavani Avittam Rig and Yajur Vedam will be celebrated by Guru Sathyanarayan Sastrigal and Sankara Sastrigal.

book reading

August 9 at Emami Landmark; 4 pm: A reading of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by the Storytellers.


Till August 8 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC’s workshop on Odissi music ends today. 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 9 & 10 at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, 3, Regent Park; 9 am - 6 pm: Two-day Reiki workshop II to be conducted by Reiki master Dr Amar Kumar.


Till August 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. Till August 9 at Identity Gallery: Sundari Silk Chennai hosts an exhibition of cotton and silk sarees. August 8 & 9 at Prudential Hall, 18H park Street; 10 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of used and discounted computers and their allied products.

film festival

Till August 9 at British Council; 6 pm: Indo-British Digital Festival features screening of 45 films. Also, a workshop on digital film-making at Globsyn Technology campus, Salt Lake from Till August 9.


August 8 at Darbhanga Hall, Calcutta University College Street campus; 5.30 pm: Bangiya Sahitya Parisad, Viswakosh Parishad & 30 organisations including little magazines convene the Jasimuddin Centenary Preparatory meeting to celebrate the rural poet’s birth centenary. Dr Pratap Chandra Chandra will preside over the meeting.


August 8 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Sanjeevani presents pop songs in Hindi and Bengali.


August 10 at British Council; 9.30 am: Emami Landmark and British Council jointly host the Indo-British Literature Quiz


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 9 at Sujata Sadan; 6 pm: Shanti Sudha Roy Clutural Foundation in association with Anushilan hosts a cultural programme to observe Tagore’s death anniversary.
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