Art Till January 10 at Gallery Kanishka's, 2/1 Hindusthan Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Traditional Images in Mithila Folk Paintings ' an exhibition to showcase the very best works of folk painters of Mithila. Details at #24634296. Till January 21 (except Sundays) at CIMA Gallery; Mondays: 3 pm - 7 pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays: 2 pm - 7 pm: Special Works ' Outstanding art by major artists from across India. Till February 26 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road (near Taaja restaurant); 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: The Warmth of Colours ' an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Prokash Karmakar, Shyamal Sen, Suhas Roy, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Bratin Khan, Subroto Gangopadhyay, Partho Bhattacharjee, Rinto Roy, Shyamal Mukherjee and others. Till January 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 12 noon - 8 pm: The 69th Annual All India Fine Arts Exhibition. Till January 21 at Gallery Katayun, 4A Auckland Square, 2nd floor; 3.30 pm - 7.30 pm: Winter's Tale Phase II ' featuring works of a mixed bag of contemporary artists. Till January 13 at 86 Ballygunge Place, Flat #44; 2 pm - 6 pm: An exhibition of Tanjore paintings.
DRAMA Till January 9 at Laban Hrad Mancha; 6.30 pm: The 7th Lok-krishti Natyotsav. January 7: Sinduk by Bohurupee; January 8: Andharmoni and Borda by Nandikar; and January 9 (morning): Morechhe Palga by Shuvam, and (evening): Shodh Bodh by Anya Theatre. January 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Chetana presents Nirnoy. Direction: Arun Mukhopadhyay. January 7 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents three short plays: Lila Majumdar's Andharmoni, Buddhadeva Bose's Pata Jhore Jai, and Munshi Premchand's Borda. January 7 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Howrah Dakshinayan presents Bhitu Bhutor Bhul. Direction: Kunal Mukhopadhyay. January 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Samikshan will stage Manmoyee Girls School. Dir: Pankaj Munshi. January 8 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra presents Khwabnama. Direction: Kishore Sengupta.
EXHIBITION Till January 12 at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 2 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of rare musical instruments from the collection of late Pandit Radhika Mohan Moitra and some from Anindya Bandyopadhyay. Till January 10 at 108 Raja Basanta Roy Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Paramita Viswanathan's fifth exhibition of sarees ' Andhra silks, printed silks and tussars.
WORKSHOP January 10 onwards at 2A Bakulbagan Row: Kreasion & Ankan Art and Craft will conduct a Valentine Day Special chocolate and candle-making workshops. Details with Meena Basu, #9830611961, 24850080/ 9831039481. January 8 at Viswaas, 8 Nandlal Jew Road; 10.30 am - 4 pm: A one-day workshop on How to effectively handle your inter-personal relationships (communication skills) to be conducted by Lalita Jalan. Details at #24543759, 25451487. January 9 & 16 at Satya Anusandhan (Gurukul), Narendrapur: One-day workshop on understanding pressures & stresses (UPS) for classes X & XII students (Board examinees). Details at # 22299013, 24772087, 9433239895.
performing artS Till January 11 (Weekdays: 5.30 pm - 9 pm; Saturday: 4 pm - 9 pm; Sunday: 10 am - 1 pm & 3 pm - 9 pm) at Sri Thyagaraja Hall, P-530 Raja Basanta Roy Road: The 158th Thyagabrahma Aradhana, organised by Udayam and Rasika Ranjana Sabha. January 7 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Avinandan, in association with Pankaj Mullick Music Foundation, presents a musical programme as a tribute to Pankaj Mullick on his birth centenary. Featuring Kabir Suman and Jhinuk Gupta. January 7 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: An evening of devotional songs by Swami Purushottamananda, secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Belgaum. January 7 - 9 at Madhusudan Mancha: Ballygunge Maitreyee Music Circle hosts the 7th Annual Sangeetacharya Radhika Mohan Maitra Memorial Conference. January 8 at Padatik Open Theatre, 6/7 AJC Bose Road; 6 pm: Padatik Dance Centre's Saturday Series of Kathak dance features interactive fusion items by Ronnie Sambik Ghosh, a graduate from Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. January 8 at Gyan Manch; 10 am: In memory of Pandit V.G. Jog, Bhowanipore Sursagar Society presents a programme of Hindusthani classical music featuring Mitali Banerjee Bhawmik and Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee. January 8 at Birla Academy; 5.30 pm: Nana Ranger Gaan featuring Dr Ratna (Biswas) Roy, Ramanuj Dasgupta and Debashis Basu. January 8 - 16 at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, 3 Regent Park; 6 pm: Aspiration 2005 ' a celebration of dance, music and various aspects of culture. Inauguration by Suchitra Mitra on January 8 at 4.30 pm. January 9 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Prerna presents a Kathak evening by Luna Poddar and students of the Centre.
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