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Till November 16 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Arnab Basu, Ashit Paul, Dipto Narayan Chattopadhyay, Jhanak Jhankar Narzary and Nabanita Javed. Till November 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Worldscape by Manjira Datta. Till November 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Sekal-Ekaal (Past-Present) — a solo exhibition of paintings by Partha Bhattacherjee. Till November 15 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings by members of Disha including Anju Chirimar, Manashi Majumdar, Ayan Ghosal and others.


November 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Ekush Shatak presents Sharadiya Shahjahan. Direction: Shyamal Chakraborty. November 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents Pati-Paksha. Direction: Tarapada Mukhopadhyay. November 15 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Argha presents Riot. Direction: Manish Mitra. November 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Swapna Sandhani presents Dushman No. 1. Drama & direction: Koushik Sen. November 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sangstab presents Gunadharer Asukh. Direction: Dwijen Bandopadhyay. November 16 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Mangalik presents Haroon-al Rashid. Dir: Samir Biswas. Till November 16 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Children’s Theatre Fest, organised by Shohan. Today: Juto (by Shohan) and Mahabharater Juddha (by Natyasena, Asansol). November 17 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Theatron presents Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, directed by Trina-Nileena Banerjee. Tickets at: Caffeine (Gol Park), Dolly’s Tea Shop (Dakshinapan), Kookie Jar and Seagull Bookstore, Bhawanipore.


Till November 17 at Metro Cinema: Cine Central, Calcutta presents the International Forum of New Cinema in the framework of 9th Calcutta Film Festival. Today at 10 am: The Rain is Falling on Our Souls (Slovakia) and Closely Guarded Trains (Czech Republic); at 2 pm: The Chant of Noria (Tunisia) and Sweet Dreams (Greece); at 6 pm: I am Dina (Norway) and Blind Spot (Slovenia).


November 15 at Thoughtshop Foundation, 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 4 pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation conducts a Relationship and Responsibility Workshop (age group: 18 -25). Call 24176128/ 29 to register.


November 15 at Calcutta Club; 6.30 pm: An evening of ghazals featuring Anup Jalota. Known for his versatility, this talented singer will enthrall city ghazal buffs.


November 15 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30 pm: Swami Sarvalokananda will speak on Teerthakshetra Bharatbarsha. November 16 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads of the war preparations by the Pandavas, who amass seven Aksauhini-armies, and Duryodhana, who gathers 11 aksauhinis, before peace negotiations begin, in the 204th weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


Till November 15 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 11 am: Sasha celebrates its 25th anniversary with an exhibition-cum-sale of the entire range of crafts and textiles at a discounted rate.

sit ’n draw

November 16 at Nehru Children’s Museum: Indian Epilepsy Association, West Bengal Chapter observes Epilepsy Day and hosts a sit-and-draw competition for children with epilepsy between the age of five and 15.

in conversation

November 17 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm - 8 pm: Keki Daruwalla in conversation Sanjukta Dasgupta and Sharmila Ray. Also, readings of Daruw-alla’s poems by Ashok Vishwanathan and Krishna Sen and their translations by Srijanites into Bengali, Hindi and Urdu. Anchor: basant Rungta.


Till December 3 at Oxford Bookstore, 17 Park Street; 10 am - 9 pm: An exhibtion of children’s books.


November 16 at Funcity; 2 pm onwards: Kisholay Hoichoi — Children’s Day Special featuring party, games, rides, contests with lots of fun and frolic.


November 15 at Dalhousie Institute; 6 pm - 9 pm: The final of the 25th Annual Argus Open Quiz.

food festival

Till November 17 at the Veda (over lunch and dinner): The city’s new speciality Indian restaurant hosts a Biryani Festival . Till November 18 at the Poolside Cafe, MBD Airport Hotel: An array of global cullinary fare, Nuevo International Fare.
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