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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. August 15 & 16 at 6.15 pm &17 at 10 am at Sree Thyagaraja Hall, P-530, Raja Basanta Roy Road: To celebrate the 58th anniversary of Tamil plays, Rasika Ranjana Sabha presents Iru Veedugal (by K. Vivek Shankar) on Aug 15, Aikiya Munnani (by S.L. Naanu) on Aug. 16 and Appavai Thedi (story & direction S. Jayaram) on Aug. 17.


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 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 30 at Galerie 88 (except Sunday); 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of M.F, Husain’s Four Suites of paintings comprising 88 Husains in oils 003. Till August 30 (except Sunday) at CIMA Gallery; 2 pm - 7 pm (Mondays: 3 pm - 7 pm): Recent Works by a host of painters. 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.


Till August 17 at Kewpie’s; 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm & 7.30 pm - 11.30 pm: Kewpie’s celebrates Independence Day with a special food fest offering 12 varieties of Hilsa preparations along with regular specialities, Duck vindaloo, Dimer Dhoka, Kosha mangsho etc.

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August 15 at Victoria memorial Hall; 10 am: Homage to the statue of Sri Aurobindo followed by homage at the Shrine by the Governor, Shri Viren J. Shah at 11 am. Also, announcement of Sri Aurobindo Puroskar, release of Bhavan’s books including the release of Sri Aurobindo to Dilip (First volume of correspondence 1929-33)


August 15 & 16 at Vianny Hall, 9 Middleton Row; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition-cum-sale of Girija Chandran’s ladies & children’s wear, Rita Roy’s collection of dupattas, sarees, bedcovers etc, Habitat’s home accessories and Hyacinth Malkani’s hand-embroidered tablecloths, handkerchiefs etc


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 15 at Rabindra Sarovar, next to University Rowing Club; 7 am: Sarobar Yoga Kendra organises a yoga competition and I-Day celebrations.
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