|Colours of life
Event: An exhibition of paintings by Dr Farida Zaman of Bangladesh
When: Till March 20; 12 noon - 8 pm
Where: Jamini Roy Gallery (3rd Floor), Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani
Till April 3 (except Sundays & public holidays) at CIMA Gallery, #2485 8717; Monday: 3 pm - 7 pm; Tuesday - Saturday: 2 pm - 7 pm: Symbols & Metaphors — an exhibition of the works of Samir Aich, Rashmi Bagchi Sarkar, Alok Bal, A. Balasubramaniam, Sumitro Basak, Shreyasi Chatterjee, Jogen Chowdhury, Partha Pratim Deb, Atul Dodiya, Jaya Ganguly, Gopal Ghosh, M.F. Husain, Farhad Hussain, Jitish Kallat, Paresh Maity, Veer Munshi, Baiju Parthan, Ganesh Pyne, Kingshuk Sarkar, Mayank Kumar Shyam, Arpita Singh, Sanjeev Sonpimpare, Ram Singh Urveti and others.
Till March 17 at Academy of Fine Arts (Central Gallery); 3 pm - 8 pm: Sreejan presents the 2nd group show of paintings and sculptures by its members.
Till March 17 at Academy of Fine Arts (New South ‘A’ Gallery); 3 pm - 8 pm: Exhibition of paintings by Spread. Participating artists: Tanmoy Roychowdhury, Prabal Roy, Arun Mondal and Purnendu Das.
Till March 20 at The Harrington Street Art Centre, 8 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, #2282 9220; 12 noon - 8 pm: Stains on my Chintz — featuring works by Archana Hande, Lavanya Mani, Paula Sengupta, Joscelyn Gardner, Michele Elliot and Teresa Cole. Curated by Dr Paula Sengupta.
Till March 21 at Art Walk, South City Mall; 12 noon - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Ekta Singha.
Till March 22 (except Sunday) at Ganges Art Gallery, 33A Jatin Das Road, #2465 3212; 11 am - 7 pm: Beyond Desire — Fourteen works of erotic sculpture by painter Sunil Das.
Till March 23 (except Sunday) at Experimenter, 2/1 Hindustan Road, #4001 2289 / 2463 0465; 11 am - 7 pm: Minimal Landscapes by Prof. Ariel Ruiz i Altaba.
Till March 24 at Academy of Fine Arts (North Gallery); 3 pm - 8 pm: The Frame presents its 15th painting exhibition featuring works by Arunangshu Roy, Biswajit Saha, Debashish Samanta, Prangopal Ghosh, Sandhyakar Kayal and Soumitra Kar.
Till March 28 at Bose Pacia, 18 Park Street; 11 am - 7 pm: Kunwarji’s Ground — new works by Dileep Sharma.
Till March 31 (except Sundays) at Emami Chisel Art Pvt. Ltd, Emami Towers, 687 Anandapur, E.M. Bypass, #4011 3182/3183; 11 am - 7 pm: Logged, an exhibition of drawings by contemporary artists of India.
Till March 31 (except Sundays) at Ahuja Museum for the Arts, 26 Lee Road, #4003 4974; 12 noon - 7 pm: Colombian Art by Antonio Zapata.
Till March 31 (except Mondays) at Gallery Rasa, 828/1 Block-P New Alipore, #24007348; 3 pm - 8 pm: The graphic world of M.F. Husain.
Till March 31 at Gallery Indian Images, 60/128 Haripada Dutta Lane, Golf Gardens, #98746 71820: First Leaf of Spring — the inaugural exhibition of the gallery features paintings, sculptures and photographs.
March 15 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30 pm: The concluding evening of South Asian Mini Theatre Festival, hosted by ICCR in collaboration with Department of Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal, features Shwe Myanmar - Sadakainaya Jataka from Myanmar.
March 15 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Aarohi presents D.L. Roy’s Chandragupta. Direction: Ranjan Roy.
March 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.45 pm: Ganakrishti presents Taskar Brittanto, directed by Amitava Dutta.
March 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sudrak presents two short plays, Hathat Sedin and Rupsagar.
March 16 at Madhusudan Mancha; 7 pm: Chetana presents Manush Kimba Kolbalish. Direction: Arun Mukhopadhyay.
March 18 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandipat will stage its latest production, Shrinwantu Comrades. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty.
March 15 at Jibanananda Sabhaghar; 5.30 pm: Chakrateertha presents an evening of poetry-reading, story-reading, songs and recitation. Also, launch of Kingshuk Roy Choudhury’s first book of poems, Swapne Dakho Ramdhonu.
March 15 at Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB 201 Salt Lake; 6 pm: EZCC hosts Sujan Majhi Re – an evening of folk songs of eastern India and Bangladesh, to be presented by Swapan Basu.
March 18 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: An evening of classical music featuring Sandip Bhattacharjee (vocal) with Samar Saha (tabla) and Jyoti Goho (harmonium), and Supratik Sen Gupta (sitar) with Prangopal Bandyopadhyay (tabla).
March 19 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: Shishu Kishore Academy, on the concluding day of Shishu Kishore Utsav, presents Kautuk (Direction: Aloka Kanungo) and Udayadhara (Dir: Mamata Shankar).
March 15 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Vishnudevananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna-Punthi.
March 15 at Ramakrishna Mancha, Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre, 3 Gour Mohan Mukherjee Street; 6.30 pm: Swami Satyapriyananda will speak on Vivekachudamani.
March 15 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra; 6.30 pm: Swami Putanandaji Maharaj will speak on Srimad Bhagavad Gita.
March 15 at Taj Bengal; 10.45 am onwards: International symposium on Art in Public Space: Waste or Wonder? Inaugural session: Welcome address by Rakhi Sarkar, chairperson, FICCI Committee on Art and Business of Art and managing trustee, KMOMA; introductory remarks by Dr Reimar Volker, director, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Calcutta; address by guest of honour Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharyya, mayor, KMC; keynote address by Jawhar Sircar, secretary, ministry of culture, Govt of India; and concluding remarks by Dr Subesh Das, principal secretary to chief minister & principal secretary, I&CA and trustee, KMOMA. At 11.45 am: Panel discussion on Art in Public Space: Waste or Wonder? - Views from India and Germany. Moderator: Gayatri Sinha, art critic, writer and curator, India; Panelists: Dr Christine Litz, project manager, Documenta 13, Germany; Gregor Schneider, artist, Germany; Susanne Titz, director, Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, Germany; Prof. K.T. Ravindran, chairman, Delhi Urban Art Commission, India; Vivan Sundaram, artist, India; and Balan Nambiar, artist, India. At 2 pm: Interactive session on Rejuvenating the Metropolis. Moderator: Aveek Sen, senior assistant editor (editorial pages), The Telegraph. Presentation: Dr Christine Litz, project manager, Documenta 13, Germany; Discussants: Dr Subesh Das, principal secretary to chief minister and I&CA, Govt. of West Bengal; Dr Sabyasachi Sen, principal secretary, commerce & industries, Govt of West Bengal and trustee, KMOMA; Arnab Roy, municipal commissioner; Jogen Chowdhury, artist; Jitish Kallat, artist; Prof. Sovon Som, artist and art writer; Dulal Mukherjee, architect; and Ayan Sen, architect. Hosted by FICCI, Kolkata Municipal Corporation and Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, and supported by Kolkata Museum of Modern Art, and Art & Heritage Foundation.
Till March 15 at Science City grounds; 11 am - 9 pm: CREDAI, Bengal, the state chapter of Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India, is organising Realty Expo 2010.
Till March 15 at All Bengal Women’s Union, 89 Elliot Road; 10.30 am - 5 pm: Spring show of block-printed sarees and table linen, embroidered baby frocks and nighties, hand-woven bedspreads, table napkins, freshly-ground spices, cakes & muffins, and items handmade by children.
Till March 18 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mukherjee Road, #2455 6942; 2 pm - 8 pm: The Dimensions of the Plane — Communication Design in Germany, an exhibition of contemporary communication design in Germany.
Till March 20 at Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, 94 Ballygunge Place, #2461 3145; 10 am - 7 pm: Southern Fire, a group show of by Auroville potters. Featuring ceramic works by Adil Writer, Anamika, Ange Peter, Chinmayi, M. Krishnamoorthy, Michel Hutin, Puneet Brar, Rakhee Kane, Sarswati, Supawan Sihapoomtichit, Supriya Meneghetti and Birgitta Volz.
Till March 22 at Yuba Bharati Krirangan adjacent ground; 1 pm - 8 pm: Lexpo-XXXIV — an exclusive fair of leather items by Indian Leather Technologists’ Association.
Till March 26 at 8/2 Loudon Street, #22811524: Earthy Myths presents Kotas in Vogue.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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