Event: Programme of music on the occasion of Mahalaya When: Today; 7 pm onwards (night-long) Where: Nazrul Mancha
art Till September 21 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: To mark its silver anniversary, an exhibition of paintings by members of Spectrum Artists’ Circle. Till September 21 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 7.30 pm: Four Aces of India, a floral art exhibition by Kusumika. Till September 23 at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: These Toys Are Not For Us, works on canvas and glass by Sisir Sahana. Till September 24 at Masters Collection Art Gallery, G7 Malayalay Apts, 3 Woodburn Park Road; 11 am - 7 pm (Sunday & holiday, 3 pm - 7 pm): Paintings by 35 renowned artists of Bengal. Till September 24 (except September 22) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 3 pm - 8 pm: Paintings by Rashmi Sharma. Till September 24 at Gallery 79, 79 Raja Basanta Roy Road; 4 pm - 8 pm: Internal Voyages, paintings by Abhijit Dutta Chowdhury. Till September 28 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Maa Durga, paintings by various artists. Till September 28 at Gallery Kanishka’s, 2/1 Hindustan Road; 11 am - 8 pm: The Monsoon Show, paintings and sculptures by 19 eminent women artists.
drama Till September 24 at Uma Gallery, 2/4A Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm & 8 pm: Tin Can presents a bilingual play, Intro. Designed by Soumyak Kanti De Biswas. September 21 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Purba Paschim presents Angshumati. Dir: Romaprasad Banik. September 21 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents Mr Kakatua. Dir: Kumar Roy. September 22 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Ensemble presents Shirir Neeche. Dir: Sohag Sen. September 22 at Padatik Buildwell Theatre; 6.30 pm: Tritiyo Sutro Performance Company presents Kangal Malshat. Direction: Suman Mukhopadhyay. September 23 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Theatron presents Shey. Dir: Saswati Biswas. September 23 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.45 pm: Drishyapat presents Aguner Barnamala. Dir: Anirban Bhattacharya. September 23 (5 pm) and September 24 (3 pm) at Sodepur Lok Sanskriti Bhavan: Sukhchar Pancham Repertory Theatre presents Tiner Talowar. September 24 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Nandikar presents its latest productions, Lila Majumder’s Natun Chhele Natabar (dir: Goutam Halder), Ashapurna Devi’s Rater Kutum (dir: Swatilekha Sengupta) and Lila Majumder’s Pakhi (dir: Swatilekha Sengupta). September 24 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Swapnasuchana presents Hemlat — The Prince of Garanhata. Drama, direction and acting: Bratya Basu.
international peace Day September 21 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mukherjee Road; 11 am onwards: Swayam, in collaboration with The Seagull Foundation for the Arts celebrates International Day of Peace with the opening of Peace Women Across the Globe, an exhibition of portraits and messages of 1000 women working for peace all over the world. Also, screening of Redefining Peace: Women Lead the Way and America America America, to be followed by a discussion by Dr Kavita Punjabi.
world alzheimer Day September 21 at Saroj Nalini Memorial Association, 23/1 Ballygunge Station Road; 9 am: Alzheimer Society Calcutta hosts a free memory screening camp to mark World Alzheimer Day.
performing arts September 21 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: An Evening of Agamani & Puratani presented by Ramkumar Chattopadhyay. September 21 at Calcutta School of Music, Sandré Hall; 7 pm: A piano ‘Four Hands’ duet recital by Dr Fareed Curmally and Chantal de Salaberry. September 21 at Kalighat Natmandir; 7 pm: Gaudiya Nritya presentation. Dir: Mahua Mukhopadhyay. September 23 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 5.45 pm: Children’s library members of The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture will present Banikumar’s Mahisasuramardini. September 23 & 24 at Science City auditorium; 6 pm: Udayan celebrates its 20th anniversary with Prayas - 2006, a festival of dance.
talk September 21 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Dhyanesh Narayan Chakrabarti will speak in Bengali on Mahabharater Shantiparva.
album release September 21 at Music World, Park Street; 4.30 pm: The release of Ghare, Baire — The Home and the World, an album of Tagore songs by Isheeta Ganguly & Suchitra Mitra.
film festival Till September 25 at Seagull Bookstore, 31A S.P. Mukherjee Road; 6 pm: Americana, a festival of films on America. Today: The Road to Guantanamo (dir: Michael Winterbottom).
exhibition Till September 21 at Finesse, 11/1B New Road, Alipore: Cotton, silk sarees with sona/chandi borders in prints and weaves. Till September 25 at Swabhumi Rangmanch: Gujarat Utsav, showcasing bandhni and patola sarees, dress materials, home linen, bead and metal work items and jewellery from Gujarat.
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