Event: A festival of films starring Suchitra Sen When: April 7 - 9; 4pm & 6pm Where: Nandan II
Till April 14 (except Sundays & public holidays) at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Tower, 2nd floor; Mondays: 3pm - 7pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays: 2pm - 7pm: An exhibition of recent works by Shuvaprasanna.
April 7 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mukherjee Road; 6.30pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents the opening of the exhibition, Somnath Hore: Prints, Drawings, Posters. The exhibition will be on view till May 6, 11am - 8pm.
April 7 - 12 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Nikhilesh and Buddies present an exhibition of paintings by Nikhilesh Das, Tapan Mitra, Susanta Chakraborty, Alay K. Ghoshal and Dipankar Ray. Inauguration today at 6pm.
April 7 - 13 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: An exhibition of paintings by International School of Art.
Till April 8 at Chemould, 12F Park Street; 2pm - 7pm: A solo exhibition of recent works by Biplab Dalai.
Till April 10 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 2nd floor; 4pm - 8pm: A group exhibition of paintings and sculptures by the members of Brushing. Participants: Swati Tarafder, Debrup Gangopadhyay, Amit Ghosh, Anindita Mittra (Raka), Shibaji Dey, Madhumita Mitra, Susanta Kumar Biswas, Senjuti Ray, Samir Mondal, Soma Saha, Anjan Coomar, Poushali Sarkar, Manas Mondal, Prasenjit Sanyal, Partha Pratim Malik, Nilanjan Das and Sudipta Basu.
Till April 10 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 3pm - 8pm: Kolkata Chaturangasabha presents an exhibition of artworks by Rajat Sen, Pallab Das, Parag Roy and Somkumar Deb.
Till April 14 (except Sunday) at Gallery Sanskriti, 5C Alipore Park Road, 24484925, 24497931; 11am - 8pm: Recent works by Nobina Gupta.
Till April 14 at Gallery Image Kraft, 56E, Block D, New Alipore; 11am - 8pm: Expression of Colours — an exhibition of paintings by Atin Basak, Debashis Podder, Dilip Choudhury, Diptish Ghosh Dastidar, Khudiram Maity, M. Rahman, Manoj Mitra, Nirmal Dutta, Pradip Rakshit, Sarojit Sarkar, Satyabrata Karmakar, Sekhar Kar, Sonali, Suman Roy, Shyamkanu Borthakur and Tapati Sarkar.
Till April 15 at ECA Art Walk, South City Mall; 12noon - 8pm: An exhibition of paintings by Mintu Naiya and Sriparna Roy.
Till April 20 at Nandalal Bose Gallery, Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 11am - 7pm: Ghat by Ghat — a painting exhibition of the ghats of Varanasi by Australian artist Terry Burrows.
Till April 23 (except Sundays & holidays) at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 10am - 1pm & 2.30pm - 7pm: Annual Art Exhibition: Pilgrim of Eternity, an exhibition of watercolour miniatures by Bireswar Sen.
Till April 30 (except Mondays) at Bodhi Tree Monastery of Art, 48/44 Swiss Park, 24246534; 4pm - 7pm: Bodhi Tree Monastery of Art presents Annual Exhibition 2011.
Till April 30 (Sundays by appointment) at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road, 65508418; 10.30am - 6.30pm: The Rapture of Form — paintings by Suhas Roy, Prokash Karmakar, Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Sanatan Dinda, Atin Basak, Bratin Khan, Gourango Beshai, Sibsaday Chaudhuri, Subrata Das, Samir Paul, Sukanta Das and others.
Till April 10 at Sarat Sadan, Howrah Maidan: Natadha presents 11th Janopriyo Nataker Mela. Today, 6.30pm: Kanyadaan, presented by Swapnasuchana. Direction: Bratya Basu.
April 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30pm: Little Thespian presents Katha Collage comprising three short stories Ek Vrishchik Ki Diary by Sheo Kumar Jhunjhunwala, Bajjia Tum Kiyon Roti Ho by Prof. Muzaffar Hanafi, and Suiyonwali Bibi by Iqbal Majeed. Design & direction: Uma Jhunjhunwala.
April 7 at Girish Mancha; 6pm: Eso Natak Shikhi will stage three one-acts: Juta Aabiskar (Invention of Show), Ajob Hanri (Magic Handi) and Dalchhut (The Strays). Direction: Dr Tapas Das.
April 7 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30pm: Nandimukh presents its latest production, Heyro No. 1. Drama: Sumitro Bandyopadhyay. Direction: Ashok Chattopadhyay.
April 7 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30pm: Natya Ranga presents Swapno Parash. Direction: Swapan Sengupta.
April 7 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30pm: Samskar Bharati presents its latest production, Suchitra Bhattacharya’s Aleek Sukh. Direction: Bikash Bhattacharya.
April 9 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30pm: Choop Katha will stage Antar Hote Udasi, a play in Hindi directed by Dolly Basu.
TALK / CONFERENCE
April 7 at 40/2 Rupchand Mukherjee Lane, Calcutta 25; 2pm: International Institute of Health Sciences celebrates World Health Day.
April 7 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30pm: Dr Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi.
April 7 at Ramakrishna Math, Baranagar; 6.45pm: Swami Vamanananda will speak on Practice of Spirituality and Meditation.
April 7 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra, DD-44 Salt Lake City; 7pm: Anjali Banerjee will speak on Sri Sri Mayer Katha.
April 7 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7pm: Parimal Chakrabortty will speak on Sarada Kathamrita.
Till April 16 (except Sunday) at The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Harrington Mansions, Suit 5+25B, 2nd floor, 8 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, 22829220/1; 2pm - 7pm: Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Calcutta, in collaboration with The Harrington Street Arts Centre, presents Frozen in Time, an exhibition of photographs on dance.
Till April 7 at Kaushik Hall, Nari Seva Sangha, Jodhpur Park; 12noon - 7pm: Nari Seva Sangha presents its summer sale of cotton printed & batik saris, children’s clothes, handicrafts, stationery, preserves, spices, frozen vegetables and snacks.
April 7 - 15 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street, 2252-1586/0422; Monday - Saturday: 10am - 7pm, Sunday: 10am - 1pm: Sasha presents Indian Summer, an exhibition of exclusive saris, garments, jewellery and home furnishings in cool cottons, khadis, chanderis, mangalgiris, kasida embroidery, natural dyes, prints and more. Inauguration by June Maliah at 10.30am.
Till April 9 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, 24408926/27; 9.30am - 6.30pm: Weavers Studio presents an exhibition of handwoven, hand-printed saris, sets, tunics, fabrics & scarves.
Till April 9 at 265 Jodhpur Park, 1st floor, 9330997647; 4.30pm - 8pm: Bharati Datta presents pre-Naba Barsha exhibition of saris in cotton, chiffon and tussar.
Till April 9 at Artisana, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 22239422, 65155185; 11am - 7pm: Crafts Council of West Bengal presents Baishakhi featuring fascinating weaves (from across the country) and accessories.
Till April 9 at Co Op Hall (near Bazar Kolkata), 16/3 Gariahat Road, 11am - 9pm: Tilottama (23352092) presents 25 Boutiques’ Meet: A designer exhibition of saris, dress material, salwar suit, kurtas, bedcovers, leather bags, jewellery and home-made food.
Till April 10 at Ekdalia Banquet Hall, 9836898328; 11am - 8.30pm: Sampurna presents pre-Naba Barsha exhibition of various designer wear and costume jewellery.
Till April 12 at Sanskriti, 12 Jamir Lane, Ballygunge, 65222434; 10am - 9pm: Exhibition of block-printed saris in cotton, tussar, ghicha, maheswari and supernet along with kurtis for summer wear.
Till April 13 at 20B Gariahat Road South, opp. Wallpaper, Dhakuria bus stop; 11am - 8pm: Ananya and Salankara present Baishakhi Mela, an exhibition of designer saris, kurtis and a wide range of silver costume jewellery.
Till April 14 at Design, 1st floor, 108 Raja Basanta Roy Road, 24664315; 11am - 7.30pm: Paramita Viswanathan’s summer collection of cotton and silk saris.
Till April 15 at Indian Silk House Exclusives, P-92 Lake Road; 11am - 7pm: Kavita Samsukha of Indian Silk House Exclusives is exhibiting a cool summer collection which includes an exciting range of saris and salwar suits in Maheshwari, Chanderi Kota, Kachi Cotton, Coimbatore Cotton, Gadhwal, Super Nets, Benarasi Cotton.
April 7 - 10 at Smart Tree, New Alipore: Back to Nature workshop for children between 5yrs - 12 yrs. Activities include nature excursion games, art and craft, non gas cooking, PD seminar and lots more. For details, contact 9830863300 or 64991496/97.
April 7 - 14 at Mahila Parishad, 15 Balaram Dey Street, 2259-0347/0489: A dance workshop imparting a comparative training in Bharata Natyam, Odissi and Kathak by Dr Sudha Dutt, disciple of Kelucharan Mahapatra.
April 8 at The Saturday Club; 7pm: Dhyan Foundation hosts a workshop on yoga by Yogi Ashwini. He will discuss the physical, metaphysical and everything in-between, including a number of miraculous experiences chronicled in the book, Sanatan Kriya 51 Miracles. For more details, contact Anjali Burman (9831093133).
April 8 at 836, New Alipore, 9836090947 / 9331059555; 11.30am - 3.30pm: Cookery workshop on Italian cuisine. Learn innovative chef's special recipes of Italian soups, starters, main course and side dishes and more.
April 8 - May 30 at Art in Me, 7 Loudon Street, 9831387078: Creative English Grammar Workshops. Those interested can select any 15 days in which to participate.
April 9 at 8 Camac Street, Santiniketan Building; 4pm - 6pm: Zee Institute of Creative Arts is organising a workshop on paper collage art. For registration, contact 22820123, 9331720675.
April 9 & 10 at Starmark (3 Lord Sinha Road and Mani Square); 12noon to 1pm: Starmark and Hobby Ideas present art and craft workshops for children on puppet making (April 9) and card making (April 10). For more details and registration, call 9903985097.
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