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DRAMA

August 23 & 24 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 24 at Girish Manch; 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Sojan Badiyaar Ghaat. Direction: Gautam Halder.

MUSIC

August 23 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Hindi and Bengali rock songs by Vasundhara. August 24 at Sisir Mancha; 9.45 am: Ikshan hosts a variety programme titled, Jeeboner Khonje.

Art

Till August 24 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Amal Das Till August 30 at Galerie 88 (except Sunday); 3 pm - 7 pm: The grand old man of Indian art, “Chhabidas” (M.F. Husain) celebrates his 88th birthday with “Four Suites of paintings comprising 88 Husains in oils 003.” Till August 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An xhibition of paintings on Shree Krishna titled Muraliya Bajere Jamuna Ke Teer featuring paintings of Early Bengal School as well as Jamini Roy, Ramananda bandopadhyay and Subroto Gangopadhyay. Till August 31 (except Monday) 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. Till August 31 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings titled Masters’ Strokes, featuring the works of four renowned artists: K.G. Subramanyan, Shyamal Dutta Roy, Suhas Roy and Sunil Das. August 23 - September 1 at Artists Circle, 46, Circus Avenue; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings titled, Pentamiral, features the works of Biswarup Gharai, Abhijit Dutta, Debasish Das, Samir Roy and Kushal Mukherjee. Till September 30 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: An exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculptures in various media titled Continuity features the works of a host of upcoming and established artists and sculptors including Anandita, Apto Bhattacharya, Bimal Kundu, Partho Bhattacharjee, Pradeep Rakshit, Prokash Karmakar, Pranab Fauzdar, Sanatan Dinda, Shuvaprasanna, Shyamal Mukherjee, Subroto Das, Suhas Roy and Wasim Kapur.

kids’ corner

August 23 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 5 pm: Sasha hosts a ‘Crafts Week’ for children till August 26. This evening, The Storytellers, an increasingly group dedicated to storytelling will be having a session. Author Amitav Ghosh and actor Arjun Chakraborty will declare the session open. Folk music, toy exhibition and other events are on the cards.

LECTURE

August 23 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30 pm: Swami Rasajnanda will discuss in English Life and Teachings of Holy Mother Sri Sri Sarada Devi. August 23 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Amalendu De will speak in Bengali on Swami Vivekanander Swapna: Amader Byarthata O Sambhavana. August 23 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will speak on Juge Juge Jander Aagamon. August 23 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Shantatmananda will speak on Naradio Bhaktisutra. August 24 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads of Kripa and Asvatthaman denigrating Karna’s boast to kill Arjuna, and Bhisma’s face-saving strategy for over-belligerent Duryodhana, in the 193rd weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.

festival

August 23 at 7.30 am - 12.30 pm & 5 pm - 8.30 pm & August 24 at 7 am - 12 noon & 4.30 pm - 9.30 pm at Sri Thyagaraja Hall, P-530, Raja Basanta Roy Road; Sri Maha Chandi Homam continues with Veda Parayanam and concludes with Theertha Prasadam and Annadaanam..

PHOTOGRAPHS

Till August 27 at Oxford Bookstore; 10 am - 9 pm: An exhibition of photographs by Nilanjan Ray titled Varanasi — An Eternal City.

film show

August 23 at Naatghar, Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC hosts a documentary film on Chandannagar and Archaeological Monuments of Bankura.

YOGA

Till August 25 at Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Sansthana, 69 K, Prince Bakhtiar Shah Road; 7.30 am - 8.30 am & 5 pm - 6 pm: A 10-day free yoga therapy camp for patients with various problems including anxiety, depression, diabetes, asthma, allery and obesity..

exhibition

Till August 24 at 255 Jodhpur Park; 11 am - 7.30 pm: Nupur’s Boutique hosts an exhibition of Madhubani painted sarees.

workshop

Till August 26 at Aikataan, IA-290 Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds a workshop on Thangta, to be conducted by Ranjeet Chingtham. Details at 23356796.
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