Till August 1 (except Sundays and public holidays) at CIMA Gallery; Mondays: 3 pm - 7 pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays: 2 pm - 7 pm: Summer Show 2009. Featuring works by Rashmi Bagchi Sarkar, Sumitro Basak, Shreyasi Chatterjee, Jogen Chowdhury, Sougata Das, Anita Gopal, Farhad Hussain, Paresh Maity, Ganesh Pyne, Satyajit Roy, Suhas Roy, Lalu Prosad Shaw and many other artists from across India.
Till July 27 at Chemould, 12F Park Street, #22298641; 2 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of drawings by the members of Calcutta Painters. Participating artists: Amitabh Sengupta, Anita Roy Chowdhury, Animesh Nandi, Barun Roy, Bijan Chowdhury, Bipin Goswami, Debabrata Chakrabarti, Dhiraj Chowdhury, Dwijen Gupta, Gautam Bhowmik, Isha Mahammad, Jogen Chowdhury, Niren Sengupta, Nikhilesh Das, Pradip Mondal, Prokash Karmakar, Rabin Mondal, Ranjan Mukherjee, Shyamasree Basu, Sibaprasad Karchoudhuri, Subrata Ghosh, Sudip Banerjee, Susanta Chakraborty, Subhabrata Nandi, Surajit Das, Tapan Ghosh, Tapan Mitra and Wasim Kapoor.
Till July 29 at Experimenter, 2/1 Hindusthan Road, #24630465/ 40012289; 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: Experimenter presents SEZ Who? a unique activism-based collaborative art project, curated by Tushar Joag. This is a project led by a group of artists and Experimenter exploring the impact and rationale of setting up Special Economic Zones in India.
Till July 30 at The Palladian Lounge, BCCI, 6 N.S. Road, 3rd level, Dalhousie Central; 10 am - 8 pm: Tejas Gallery, in conjunction with Palladian Lounge, is exhibiting the works of six artists Dhiren Sasmal, Avijit Mukherjee, Shibani Sengupta, Atish Mukherjee, Rajib Bhattacharya and Shambhu Saha.
Till July 31 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Drawings, paintings and sculptures by Samaresh Chaudhuri.
Till July 31 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South ‘B’ Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Image 2009 presents a group exhibition of paintings, collage and tapestry. Participating artists: Manjusri Sarangi, Tapan Kumar Ganguly, Debnath Ghosh, Dhritidipa Roy (Mondal), Sukanta Bakshi, Kallol Mukhopadhyay and Biswanath Mondal.
Till July 31 at Galerie 88, 28B Shakespeare Sarani, #2290 2274; 11 am - 7 pm, Monday (2 pm - 7 pm): Recent works of Amritah Sen, Sumona Jana and Santanu Maity.
Till July 31 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road, #65508418; 10.30 am - 7 pm: Sensorial Realities, an exhibition of paintings by Subrata Gangopadhyay, Suhas Roy, Prakash Karmakar, Shyamal Mukherjee, Samir Paul, Bratin Khan, Sanatan Dinda, Gourango Beshai, Sibsaday Chaudhuri, Atin Basak and others.
July 27 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Anya Chetana presents Hari Bansha. Direction: Sankar Bhattacharyya.
July 27 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Naba Mayukh Nattya Sangstha presents L. P. Letor Peto. Script & direction: Rishi Mukhopadhyay.
July 30 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangapat presents Mohit Chattopadhyay’s Aurangzeb, with Debshankar Haldar in the title role. Direction: Harimadhab Mukhopadhyay.
July 31 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Thealight presents its latest production, Jasimuddin’s Nakshi Kanthar Maath. Music: Pilu Bhattacharya. Design & direction: Atanu Sarkar.
August 1 at Tapan Theatre; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Aapad. Direction: Bimal Chakraborty.
August 1 at Sujata Sadan; 7 pm: Swapnasandhani presents its latest play, Darjiparar Marjinara. Direction: Koushik Sen.
July 27 - 31 at Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshashala; 2 pm - 8 pm: Jadavpur Viveknagar Nature Lovers’ Association presents its 1st All India Salon and Exhibition on Nature and Wildlife Photography.
Till July 29 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Alok Rekhay is holding its sixth exhibition of photographs.
July 27 at The Palladian Lounge, Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 6 N.S. Road, Third Level; 8 pm: Asian Hotels and Open Doors, in association with Chrysalis Films & Half Diminshed Productions, present Jazz Standards — a salute to vintage jazz by Carlton Kitto Quartet and special appearances by Nondon Bagchi and Anjum Katyal. By invitation only
July 29 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy; 6.30 pm: A vocal recital by Pandit Dinanath Mishra, accompanied by Gopal Mishra on the tabla and Jyoti Goho on the harmonium.
August 1 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Down Melody Lane — the multifaceted genius of music composer Salil Chowdhury will be remembered through a musical extravaganza. organised by Amit Kumar Fan Club.
August 1 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Srishti Dances of India presents Shatarupa, an evening of innovative Odissi choreography to be performed by Sreyashi Dey and the Srishti Dances of India ensemble (USA) including Ishika and Kritika Rajan and Debnita Talapatra, and Manoranjan Pradhan from Bhubaneswar.
Till August 1 at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 6.30 pm: Beckett on Film, a festival of films based on plays by renowned modernist playwright Samuel Beckett. Today: Happy Days (79 mins).
July 31 at Nandan II; 6 pm onwards: Films Division, Government of India and Nandan, West Bengal Film Centre jointly present Adventures on Celluloid featuring documentaries on some great adventures: Against the Current (1984; Dir: Prem Vaidya) at 6.20 pm; Destination Antarctica (1982; Dir: Comdr. D.S. Brar) at 6.20 pm; Man in Search of Man (1974; Dir: Prem Vaidya) at 6.30 pm; Challenge of the Everest (1967; Dir: N.S. Thapa) at 6.50 pm; Himalayan Lifeline (1966; Dir: Shanti S. Verma) at 7.10 pm; Operation Khedda (1956; Dir: Mohan Bhavnani) at 7.20 pm; and Cameraman at War (1946; by Indian News Parade) at 7.30 pm.
July 27 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Omkaratmananda will speak on Yogavashisthasar.
July 27 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Sarvabhutananda will speak on Manas Me Sri Rama ka Charitra.
July 27 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Prof. Amalendu Chakraborty will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Lilaprasanga.
July 27 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra, DD-44 Salt Lake; 7 pm: Dipak Ganguly will speak on Swamijir Patrabali.
July 27 - 30 at 57/9 Ballygunge Circular Road; 11.30 am - 6.30 pm: Soumya’s Creation presents its first pre-Puja exhibition on saris, printed and woven unstitched suits, a large chache of both costume and silver jewellery, a range of evening bags and children’s clothes.
Till July 30 (except Tuesdays) at The Halo Heritage Art Gallery, 26 Ritchie Road; 11.30 am - 9 pm: Halo Heritage presents Bamar, an exhibition of Burmese artefacts.
Till July 31 at 23 Raja Santosh Road, Flat 8C, Alipore, #24792697; 11 am - 7 pm: Namrata Kanoi displays her range of contemporary designer bags and footwear for the festive season.
Till July 31 at Cottage Industries emporium, 7 Jawaharlal Nehru Road: An exhibition of a variety of jewellery items procured from all over the country.
Till August 16 at Starmark; 10.30 am - 8 pm: The Giant Starmark Book Exhibition of a wide range of Penguin Black Classics and all-time bestsellers.
Till September 24 at Darbari, P-249 Purna Das Road, #2464 4027; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition showcasing exclusive hand-embroidered, printed and woven ladies and men’s wear.
August 1 - 6 & August 7 - 8 at The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mukherjee Road: The Graphic Novel Continuum — two workshops with Rimi B. Chatterjee and Avijit Chatterjee for storytellers and artists on the art of the Graphic Novel. Basic Skills Workshop: August 1 - 6, 3 pm - 7 pm. Masterclass: August 7 & 8, 11 am - 7 pm.For details, call 24556942/3.
July 29 at Padatik’s Buildwell Theatre, 6/7 AJC Bose Road; 7 pm: Shreecharaneshu presents the dramatized reading of Tagore’s Raja. Participants: Smitashree Chattopadhyay, Sulekha Gangopadhyay, Mitra Ghosh and Supriti Mukhopadhyay.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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