|Vignettes of a city
lEvent: An exhibition of sketches by Samir Biswas and books and maps on Calcutta lWhen: Till February 24; 10.30 am - 9 pm lWhere: Starmark, G-202 City Centre, Salt Lake
art February 24 - March 13 (except Sundays) at Akar Prakar, P238 Hindustan Park; 3 pm - 8 pm: Art in Itself — works of K.M. Adimoolam, P. Gopinath, Achuthan Kudallur, V. Viswanadhan, R.M. Palaniappan and Akkitham Narayanan. Till February 24 at Anant Art Gallery, 18-A Alipore Road; 11 am - 7 pm: Close Encounters — an exhibition of artworks by Shyam Kanu Borthakur and Joyita Borthakur. Till February 24 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, 55 Gariahat Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of recent paintings by Gouranga Beshai. Till February 24 at Spandan Art Gallery, 87 Park Street, 1st floor; 10 am - 7 pm: Serenity, paintings by Ananda Das, Shekhar Roy, Rabin Mondal and Suvra Chakraborty. Till February 25 at Angan Art Gallery, 11 Fern Place; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Kolkata Canvas. Till February 25 at Mon Art Gallerie, Regency, 6 Hungerford Street, 3rd floor; 10.30 am - 7 pm: Drawings by Jogen Chowdhury, along with poems by Nilanjan Bandyopadhyay. Till February 28 at Aakriti Art Gallery, 1st floor, Orbit Enclave, 12/3A Hungerford Street: Indigenous Modernity Various Trends - A Tribute to Bikash Bhattacharjee. Paintings by senior artists of Bengal. Curated by Mrinal Ghosh. Participating artists: Paritosh Sen, Dhirendra Nath Brahma, Shanu Lahiri, Dhiraj Choudhury, Ganesh Pyne, Jogen Chowdhury and others. Till February 28 at Aakriti Art Gallery, 1st floor, Orbit Enclave, 12/3A Hungerford Street: In Search of Micro to Macro Organic Sculptures — sculptures by Gopal Prasad Mandal. Till February 28 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: Realism and Surrealism, paintings by well-known artists. Till February 28 at Genesis Art Gallery, 8B Middleton Street; 2 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings by the Ash Family: Gobardhan Ash, Arunima Ash, Nirban Ash, Deborshi Ash, Jyotirmoy Ash and Chinmoy Ash. Till February 28 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 12 noon - 7 pm: Togetherness, a thematic exposition of works by artist couples who have shared both life and art in contemporary times. Till March 4 (except Monday and March 3) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 1st floor; 3 pm - 8 pm: Beyond Credos: Painting in Baroda Today. Featuring works by various artists. Curated by Prof. Shivaji K. Panikkar of MS University, Baroda. Till March 10 (except Sundays) at Galerie 88, 28B Shakespeare Sarani; 3 pm - 7 pm: Galerie 88 presents B / W (drawings, paintings, photographs and book) by Samit Das. Till March 17 (except Sundays & public holidays) at CIMA Gallery; 3 pm - 7 pm (Mondays) & 2 pm - 7 pm (Tuesdays - Saturdays): Charged Figures — the art of Jatin Das.
drama February 24 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Rupdarshan presents Jal Jangaler Kabya. Dir: Buddhadeb Bhattacharya. February 24 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rang Roop presents Tagore’s Sesh Raksha. Dir: Seema Mukhopadhyay. February 25 at Pyarimohan Library Hall; 6.30 pm: Belghoria Ethic presents Sanglagna Kuashara. February 25 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents Deepadanda. Dir: Kumar Roy. February 25 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandikar productions, Notun Chhele Natabar and Pakhi, inspired by two short stories by Leela Mazumdar. February 25 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Shohan presents Helmet. Dir: Anish Ghosh.
performing arts Till February 25 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: West Bengal Dance Group Federation presents Stars of Tomorrow, festival of young talents in dance. Today: Tanima Chakravartty & Debaldev Jana (Bharata Natyam), Rajnita Banerjee (Odissi), Jagyaseni Chatterjee (Bharata Natyam) and Sagarika Debnath Bose (Kathak); Feb. 25: Argha Chatterjee & Sagarika Ghosh (Bharata Natyam), Soma Bhattacharya (Kathak), Arupa Lahiry (Bharata Natyam), and Shibaji Chakraborty, Rupali Kundu, Rahul Sinha & Arpita Paul (creative). February 24 at Paschim Banga Bangla Akademi; 6 pm: Sukatha’s annual programme features Ki Upahar Sajiye Debo, a programme of recitation, audio-play and songs.
talk February 24 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Shantatmananda will speak on Naradio Bhakti Sutra. February 24 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Pradyot Kumar Mukhopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Dharma, Darshan O Vijnan. February 24 at Ramakrishna Math, Baranagar; 6.15 pm: Amiya Prasad Chakraborty will discourse on The Life and Teachings of Yugacharya Swami Vivekananda.
pHOTOGRAPHS February 24 - March 1 at Seminar hall of Howrah District Library: International Exhibition of Colour Slides organised by Society of Photographers. Slide shows daily at 6.30 pm.
ALBUM RELEASE February 25 at Surya Sen Bhavan, Jodhpur Park; 5.30 pm: Roopkathar Chabi, an audio CD of reading of a prose-drama by Soumitri Sen. Hosted by Mahila Sanskriti Sammelan.
DISCUSSION February 25 at Gobardanga Hindu College, B.Ed dept; 10 am: Victoria Memorial and Sagnik Sanaskritik Gosthi, Gobardanga host a discussion on The Practice of Regional History of North 24 Parganas: Problems and Promises.
CALCUTTA MARATHON February 25 at Red Road; 7 am: The Airtel Kolkata Marathon — Run for your city. Lighting of the torch by Bushen Raina, Ajai Puri and Prasun Mukherjee. Also, a music performance by Bangla band Lakkhichhara.
AWARD CEREMONY February 25 at Gyan Manch; 10 am: Presentation of the Navonmesha Award to Piyali Chakravarty (vocalist) and Debanjan Roy (sculptor) for 2005 and 2006. Also being awarded for excellence in education are Sanghamitra Mukherji and Madhumita Puri. To be followed by a sitar recital by Purbayan Chatterjee, with Abhijit Banerjee on the tabla. Hosted by Lath Sarvodaya Trust.
quiz February 25 at Starmark terrace, 3 Lord Sinha Road, 5 pm onwards: Spricket, an open quiz on cricket and sports to be conducted by Gautam Ghosh. Three-member teams may register on the spot by 4 pm.
EXHIBITION Till February 28 at P-249 Purna Das Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Darbari presents Va Va Voom, featuring wearables for men and women. Also, accessories like dupattas and bags.
reading February 25 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads Sanjaya’s report of Arjuna’s arrows rendering Kripa unconscious, his vow to kill Karna’s son Vrishasena, Krishna guiding him to Yudhisthira through Kuruksetra’s horrors, and Satyaki defeating Karna in a skirmish, in the 363rd weekly session of his sloka-by-sloka English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.All those who wish events to be included in this column should write not less than a week ahead to: Time out, The Telegraph, 6, Prafulla Sarkar Street, Calcutta-700 001; Fax: 2234-8244
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