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October 11 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Nandipat presents Mrityu Na Hatya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. October 11 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Char Duar. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharyya. October 11 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Little Thespian presents Kaanch Ke Khilone. Direction: S.M. Azhar Alam. October 11 & 12 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. October 14 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Little Thespian presents Balwant Gargi’s Lohaar. Direction: S.M. Azhar Alam.


Till October 12 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by the members of The Studio. Till October 12 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: Anju Chirimar’s maiden solo exhibition of miniature paintings. October 12 - November 1 (except Sundays) at 34 Temple Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Pallab Kanti Mitra’s sixth solo exhibition of paintings will be inaugurated at 4 pm.


October 12 at Rabindra Sadan; 10 am: Raag Ranjani presents a programme of Bengali songs by Jatileswar Mukherjee, Haimanti Sukla, Indrani Sen, Swapan Basu, Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Bratati Bandyopadhyay, Indranil Sen, Miss Jojo, Raghab Chattopadhyay, Rupankar, Shubhamita, Shamik Sungha, Bangla band Cactus, and Nachiketa.


Till October 12 at Dum Dum Motijheel College; 5 pm - 9 pm: Photographic Association of Dum Dum hosts the 46th International Salon of Photography. Till October 12 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of photographs, Earth File — Land, People and Wild by M. Ranjit. October 13 - 19 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Chhayapath, Calcutta, hosts the 12th Members’ Salon of Photography 2003.


Till October 12 at Dhamma Ganga Vipasana Kendra, Sodepur: Vipasana Kendra, Calcutta, organises free ‘Vipasana Meditation Course’ twice every month. For details and registration: 22 Bonfield Lane, 2nd Floor, R.No. 10; Telephones: 2242-4561/3225.


October 12 - 14 at The Park; 9.30 am - 5.30 pm: Sutra hosts a conference on 2000 Years of Indian Textiles — The Trade from the East and West, being coordinated by Ms Rosemary Crill, senior curator of the Asian section of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, features 25 speakers both from within the country and abroad, who will present papers on various aspects of India’s textile trade over the cnturies. Also, vendor booths will be set up by individual entrepreneurs promoting craft skills and reviving old traditions. The booths will feature sale and promotion of quality contemporary and traditional handicraft items. Participants: Weavers Studio, Kashmir Loom Co, Aavartan, Rehwa Society, Tai Gallery, Adithi, K.G Arts, Empress fashions and Rajasthan Fabrics & Arts. October 12 - 14 at Oxford Book Store; 9.30 am - 5.30 pm: Sutra and Oxford Bookstore jointly host sale of textile-related books. Also, an exhibition of decorative, ceremonial and Heirloom clothes from the ‘Tapi’ collection of Mr & Mrs Praful Shah of Mumbai.


October 14 - 16 at 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 2 pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation conducts a three-day ‘Youth Workshop’ (age group 18 years and above) to develop personality, improve communication skills and enhance leadership capabilities. For registration contact: 24176128/29.


October 12 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads of Arjuna accepting Uttara’s sister as the bride of his son Abhimanyu, and Balarama’s fruitless attempt to reconcile the Pandavas and Kauravas, in the 199th weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


October 12 at Mangaldeep, 6/1A Moira Street (2283-6227): Inauguration ceremony of the new corporate office of Bengal Peerless Housing Development Company, a joint-venture of the state government and the Peerless Group.


Till October 12 at Ved Bhavan, 50 Lake Avenue: Akanda Nama Sankeertan. to celebrate Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamiji’s Peetarohana Swarna Jayanthi Mahotsav.


October 11 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Kathak Nritya Sandhya features a dance workshop-cum-Kathak recital by Rani Karnaa and her disciples. The evening’s programme features Pooja Nritya, Tarana, Kaliya Daman, Raas and Trivatt.
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