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Event: Festival of films from Asia, Africa and America When: February 8 - 10; 4 pm onwards Where: Nandan II auditorium
Till February 8 at The Artshopp’e Gallery, 1050/1 Survey Park; #24188321; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Apurba Mazumder.
Till February 9 at Gallery Sanskriti, 5C Alipore Park Road, #24484925; 11.30 am - 8 pm: Journey into the world of artist Lalu Prasad Shaw — a retrospective show.
Till February 9 at Gallery Chemould, 12F Park Street, #22298641; 2 pm - 7 pm, Saturday (10 am - 3 pm): Untitled, an exhibition of sculptures by Banasri Khan.
Till February 10 at Metropolitan Art Salon, Suite 18, 7 Jawaharlal Nehru Road, #2228 9719; 3 pm - 8 pm: The fourth solo exhibition of paintings by Dibakar Chakraborty.
Till February 10 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Atish Mukherjee, Binit Sinha, Dipankar Chanda, Dewashish Das, Madhuchanda Majumder, Pradip Chanda and Ramprasad De.
Till February 12 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Debjani Datta.
Till February 12 (except Sunday) at Gallery Yapan Chitra, 12/1A, 3rd floor, Lift no. 2, Stephen Court, 18A Park Street; 3 pm - 7 pm: Srishti Art presents Images — a solo exhibition of paintings by Sekhar Kar.
Till February 12 (except Sunday) at Gallery Kolkata, 41 Shakespeare Sarani, 2nd floor, Duckback House; 11 am - 7 pm: Young Contemporary India, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by established young artists.
Till February 16 at CIMA Gallery (except Sundays & public holidays); Mondays: 2 pm - 7 pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays: 2 pm - 7 pm: Freedom: Sixty years after Indian Independence. An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by renowned artists.
Till February 16 (except Sundays) at Kanvas Art Gallery, 53 Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Shivam Chambers, 2nd floor; #30523243; 3 pm - 7 pm: Figure in the Mind, the art works of Aloke Sardar, Chayan Roy, Habibur Rahman, Prabhat Basu, Sandhyakar Kayal, Tapan Bhattacharyya and Tarun Ghosh.
Till February 20 at Ganges Art Gallery; 11 am - 7 pm: Retour en Inde (Return to India), a solo show of Paris-based artist Shahabuddin Ahmed.
Till February 27 (except Mondays) at Anant Art Gallery, 18-A Alipore Road, #32584832; 11 am - 7 pm: Nishshabda — paintings by Siraj Saxena.
Till February 29 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road, #6550 8418; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: Realism and Surrealism — an exhibition of the works by Tapas Sardar, Sanatan Dinda, Sukanta Das, Kartick Chandra Pyne, Prokash Karmakar, Suhas Roy, Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Subrata Gangopadhyay, Atin Basak, Sibsaday, Bratin Khan and others.
February 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Basbhoomi, directed by Meghnad Bhattacharya.
February 8 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nat-Ranga presents the comedy, Gulbaaj, by Sohan Bandyopadhyay.
February 8 - 10 at Padatik’s Buildwell Theatre, 6/7 AJC Bose Road; 6.30 pm: Padatik will stage its latest production, Lahron Ke Rajhans (Hindi), by Mohan Rakesh. Direction: Shyamanand Jalan.
February 8 at Tollygunge Club; 7.15 pm: Seagram 100 Pipers, Kingfisher Airlines and Fame and Open Doors present Wilde at Heart by de Musset & Co (London). A dramatic celebration of the life, loves and times of Oscar Wilde by popular stage, screen and television actors Patrick Marley and Genevieve Allenbury.
February 8 at Kala Mandir; 6 pm: Euphony, a group of Rahul Dev Burman fans who met on the internet, presents a musical evening, Tribute to Panchamda. Participants include (from original Pancham, Mumbai) Ramesh Iyer (rhythm guitar), Bhanu Gupta (Spanish guitar), Kishore Sodha (trumpet), Blasco (trombone), Shyamraj (tennor sax), Ranjit Ghazmer (madal), Homi Mullal (duggi, resso resso and others) and Kersi Lord (keyboard) along with Calcutta musicians Rocket Mondal & troupe. The entire orchestra will be arranged by Ramesh Iyer.
February 8 at Inox City Centre; 6 pm - 8 pm: Performance by Krosswindz at Inox Unplugged.
February 8 at Calcutta School of Music; 7 pm: Calcutta School of Music presents the concert of the Galatea String Quartet. Organised under the auspices of the One Ocean series and is part of the celebrations of 60 years of the Indo-Swiss Friendship Treaty.
February 9 & 10 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 5.30 pm: Swarganga presents Banaras Utsav, a festival of classical music. Feb. 9: Inauguration by Pandit Kishan Maharaj; vocal recital by Purnima Choudhuri with Ananda Gopal Bandyopadhyay (tabla) and Ramesh Mishra (sarangi); and vocals by Rajan Mishra and Sajan Mishra with Samar Saha (tabla) and Jyoti Goho (harmonium). Feb. 10: Flute recital by Rajendra Prasanna with Pradyot Ray (tabla); tabla solo by Gopal Mishra; and vocal recital by Girija Devi with Kumar Bose (tabla), Ramesh Mishra (sarangi) and Deboprasad Dey (harmonium).
Till February 9 at Gaganendra Pradarshashala; 2 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of photographs, titled Banglar Mukh Aami Dekhiyachhi. Organised by Calcutta Information Centre, information and cultural affairs of the state government and Third Eye.
Till February 9 at Bose Pacia, Stephen Court, 18 Park Street, #40010148; 11 am - 7 pm: Ladies of Calcutta— an exhibition of photographs by Dayanita Singh.
Till February 12 at Alliance Française du Bengale Gallery, 217 AJC Bose Road, #22815538; 10 am - 5.30 pm: Eurography, a photo exhibit by Rono.
February 8 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Swagatananda will speak in Bengali on Katha Upanishad.
February 8 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra, DD-44 Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: Reading from Sri Sri Lilaprasanga by Swami Achyutanandaji Maharaj.
February 8 at Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, 94 Ballygunge Place, #24604245; 7.30 pm: A dramatized reading of Janani, a psychological thriller penned by Indrashish Lahiri and enacted by television and stage personality Sudipa Basu and Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee.
February 8 - 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 11 am - 7 pm: Crafts Council of India presents Kamala 2008, a special crafts exhibition dedicated to Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay. Inauguration today at 5.30 pm.
Till February 9 at British Council, L&T Chambers, 16 Camac Street: British Council presents an exhibition of new British books, music CDs and DVD movies.
Till February 10 at Science City ground; 11 am - 8 pm: India International Mega Trade Fair, organised by Bharat Chamber of Commerce in association with G.S. Marketing Associates.
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