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October 15 at Academy of Fine Arts & October 16 at Purbashree, Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, 1B-201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC’s Experimental Theatre Festival 2003 begins with Nabamayukh Nattya Sangstha’s Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukhopadhyay. October 17, 18 & 19 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Showhouse in association with McDowell Signature presents The Good, the Bad & the Googly. Direction: Dinyaar Contractor. The cast includes Dinyaar Contractor, Roshan Tirandaz, Dinyar Tirandaz, Kodak, Arpana Rao and Faisal Khan. October 18 & 19 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 19 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents its latest production Jadio Swapna, based on Brecht’s The Vision of Simon Machard. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. October 19 at Muktangan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Amalesh Chakraborty’s Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


October 15 - 22 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: Sudhiranjan Mukherjee and Sukumar Bhattacharjee present Colours of Life, an exhibition of paintings in mixed media. Till November 1 (except Sundays) at 34 Temple Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Pallab Kanti Mitra’s sixth solo exhibition of paintings. October 15 - November 28 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: lluminations — an exhibition of paintings and sculptures featuring the works of Suhas Roy, Prokash Karmakar, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Bratin Khan, Atanu Bhattacharya, Swapan Das, Jaspal and Utpal Dasgupta and many others. October 16 - 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of nude studies of models at Academy Grand Chaumier (1938 -1939) and other sketches by Chintamoni Kar.


Till October 19 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Chhayapath, Calcutta, hosts the 12th Members’ Salon of Photography 2003. Till October 19 at Academy of Fine Arts, West, North & Central Galleries; 3 pm - 8 pm: Third Eye hosts its 5th Photo Festival featuring over 100 photographs. Also, daily slide shows at 6 pm.


Till October 25 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 15 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Ramaranjan Mukherji will speak in Sanskrit on Kalidasa’s Meghaduta. October 15 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.


October 13 onwards at AKTC, 1/1 Camac Street: Izhaar’s workshop on making Diwali cards, boxes, gift wrapping, floating flower arrangements etc. Details: 98300 45591/ 22175262. Till October 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 17 at the Sandre Hall, The Calcutta School of Music; 6.30 pm: The Listeners Club hosts a programme on Beethoven’s Concertos, to be presented by Kishore chatterjee.


Till October 26 at The Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 2 pm - 8 pm: Crafts Bazar organised by the Crafts Council of West Bengal. Also, master craftsmen and weavers from different parts of the country give demonstrations on weaving, natural dyeing, block printing, hand embroidery, muslin weaving etc. October 15 at Obsession Gallery, 87 Park Street; 10 am - 7 pm: Diwali exhibition-cum-sale features a wide array of products from dresses to diyas, knick-knacks including silverwares, chocolate jars, cushion covers and a lot more. October 15 at the Banquet Hall, Cosmopolitan Club; 11 am onwards: An exhibition-cum-sale of designer sarees and kurtis, as well as other fashion accessories. Till October 20 at Diagold Jewels Pvt. Ltd, Metro Plaza, Shop No 1015: An exhibition-cum-sale of “Gliterati” collection of designer diamond jewellery. Till October 16 at Ice Skating Rink: Walia Trade International’s Diwali Expo 2003 features diyas, candles, Diwali decorations, Bandanwar, designer sarees, home appliances and gift items. October 15 - 23 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 11 am: An exhibition-cum-sale of Deepavali lights, candles, hand-crafted home linens and accessories made by Artisan Association. October 16 & 17 at 10/1 Alipore Park Place, 62 Navrang; 10 am - 6 pm: Vinita Kedia presents handcrafted Diwali silverwares at Mudrika.
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