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August 14 at Padatik Little Theatre; 6.30 pm: Padatik presents Direct or Indirect — a multi-lingual play by a young theatre group, Uddipan-with Proscenium. Direction: Soumya Rakshit. August 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyaranga presents Shahjahan, directed by Swapan Sengupta. The cast includes Goutam Halder, Debshankar Halder, Surajit Bandyopadhyay, Falguni Chattopadhyay and Bijoylakshmi Barman. August 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Sajano Bagan. Written, directed and performed by Manoj Mitra. August 15, 16 &17 at Rangana; 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Bibi Marjina, presented by D.M. Production. The cast includes Papia Adhikary, Debraj Roy, Chhanda Chatterjee, Goutam Sadhukhan and Kalyani Adhikary.


August 14 at Charnock City, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: Srabon Sandhya — an evening of Rabindrasangeet by Rakhi Sarkar and Sreyashi Mitra. Dr Rita Majumdar will render songs based on myriad moods. August 15 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Pragna presents Tagore songs by Panchali Dhar, recitation from selected portions of Tagore’s work by Soumitra Chattopadhyay, and tunes of Rabindrasangeet on the piano, accordian, univox, key-board and melodika by V. Balsara. August 16 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6.30 pm - 9 pm: Srijan’s inaugural monthly forum of Indian music and dance features vocal recital by Girija Devi with Deba Prasad Dey on harmonium and Gopal Mishra on the tabla. Also, solo Kathak dance recital by Amita Dutt. August 17 at Trincas; 5 pm onwards: Ode to Elvis — a tribute to the king of rock ’n’ roll, with the lighting of cadles, music featuring Shiva, quiz and a competition for Elvis lookalikes. August 17 at Rotary Sadan; 6.30 pm: Quintessence presents Janani Aamaar — patriotic songs by Nupurchhanda Ghosh.


August 14, 16 & 17 (4 pm - 8 pm) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture: Mongolian Mosaic — People & Design: A colourful set of 52 paintings (reproduction) depicting the unique costumes and head gear of different ethnic groups inhabiting the wild terrains of Mongolia. Till August 15 at Akar Prakar, P 238, Hindustan Park; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of Susmit Biswas’ paintings. Till August 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 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 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.” Till August 30 (except Sunday) at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (2nd Floor), 43 Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue; 2 pm - 7 pm (Mondays: 3 pm - 7 pm): Recent Works by Swapan Bhandary, Maya Burman, Arunima Choudhury, Mustak Khan Chowdhury, Sukumar Dutta, Sohini Dhar, Seema Ghurayya, Uday Kumar Mondal, Ketakee Roy Chowdhury and Dilip Kumar Samanta. Till August 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 14 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. August 14 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhananda will discuss in Bengali Shandilya-Sutra.


August 12 onwards at Balmandir, 20/1 Ram Mohan Dutta Road: A 10-day workshop on Dandia Garba for boys and girls above 7 and ladies. Details with Usha Desai, # 2474427 (10 am - 1 pm), 24757766 (3 pm - 7 pm). August 15 - 19 at Block FA, Sector 3A, Salt Lake: Prakriti Mazumdar from Mumbai will conduct a workshop on The aesthetics and mathematics of rhythm in Bharata Natyam. For details, contact Vandana Alase Hazra at # 2462-9092. August 15 - 19 at Aikataan, IA-290 Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds a workshop on dance appreciation to be conducted by Mandakini Trivedi. Details at 23356796.


August 14 at Oxford Bookstore, Park Street; 7 pm: The launch of Ilan and Idyl with Sabyasachi Mukherjee and designer Atryee Basu.


August 17 at Padatik Little Theatre. 12 noon - 1 pm: Solo Kathak recitals by Banhi Sengupta and Kajri Majumdar.

peace forum

August 14 in front of Academy of Fine Arts; 8 pm: Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy organises a candle light vigil to mark the historic date of fall of two countries.
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