Till July 16 (except Sundays & public holidays) at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (2nd floor), 43 Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, 2485 8717, 2485 8509; Mondays: 3pm - 7pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays: 2pm - 7pm: Summer Show 2011. Participants: Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Sumitro Basak, Jyoti Bhatt, Shreyasi Chatterjee, Rini Dhumal, Farhad Hussain, Abir Karmakar, Surendran P. Karthyayan, Goutam Khamaru, Bimal Kundu, Paresh Maity, Martin O.C., Shyamal Roy, Shakila, Paramjit Singh, Thota Tharrani, Babu Xavier and others from across India.
July 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30pm: Nandiranga presents Bholbadal, based on the original by Dario Fo. Transcreation & direction: Somenath Mukhopadhyay.
July 7 at Purbashree, IB 201, Sector 3, Salt Lake; 6.30pm: Prachya presents Supari Killer. Drama: Bratya Basu. Direction: Biplab Bandyopadhyay.
July 7 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30pm: Natyaranga presents Swapno Parash. Direction: Swapan Sengupta.
July 7 at Girish Mancha; 6.30pm: Shohan presents Helmet. Dir: Anish Ghosh.
July 10 at Padatik’s Buildwell Theatre; 7pm: The Red Curtain presents Charlotte Keatley’s My Mother Said I Never Should / Ma Bolechhe Korishna. Adaptation and direction: Shuktara Lal. For donor passes, contact 9831171401. Proceeds go to Hamari Muskan, an NGO that provides mainstream education to the children of sex-workers.
July 7 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6pm: Sri Ramakrishner Bhava O Bhavanay Ramprasad (A musical illustration in Bengali). Speaker: Parimal Kanti Das.
July 7 at IASLIC Seminar Hall, P-291 CIT Scheme, Kankurgachi; 6.30pm: Sayantani Satpathi will speak on The Impact of the Electronic Media on the Modern Indian Voter: A Study of the Post-Liberalisation Era.
July 7 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, Abhedananda Memorial Lecture Hall; 7pm: Prof. Parimal Chakraborty will speak on Sarada Kathamrita.
July 7 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra, DD-44 Salt Lake; 7pm: Bijan Kumar Lodh will read from Sri Sri Mayer Katha.
July 7 at Udbodhan Karyalaya, 1 Udbodhan Lane, Bagbazar; 7.20pm: Swami Amalătmănanda will read and discuss Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.
July 7 at Rabindra Sadan; 6pm: Programme to mark the 12th anniversary of Ashoke Renu. Featuring Tagore songs by Arjun Chakraborty and Nataraj Writurangasala (choreography and direction: Swagatalakshmi).
July 7 at Satyajit Ray Auditorium, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 6.30pm: An evening of Indian classical music featuring Debapriya Adhikary (vocal), Samanwaya Sarkar (sitar) with Madhurjya Ranjan Barthakur (tabla), to be followed by a jugalbandi by Pravin Godkhindi (flute) and Arif Khan (tabla).
July 11, 15 & 18 at the British Council; 3pm - 6pm: Pre-departure briefings will be conducted for students going to the UK who have received letters of admission from a UK institution. They will be provided advice on everything from preparations for their journey, student visa applications to life in the UK. Students are required to register in advance at the British Council. A nominal registration fee will be charged. For registration, call 22825370 or email Kolkata.email@example.com
Till July 7 at Artisana, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st floor (off Gokhale Road); 11am - 7pm: Celebrate Rathyatra with Orissa saris brought to you by Crafts Council of West Bengal. The collection includes an exclusive range of Sambalpur cottons and silks, and Kotpads as well. Also, dress material, home furnishings and traditional patachitra art on wine bottles.
July 7 - 10 at 49/1 Hindustan Park, 9830398147; 11am - 8pm: Mita Mukherjee’s exhibition of kantha saris — reverse kantha, nakshi kantha and designer kantha.
July 7 - 9 at 16/3 Gariahat Road, Cooperative Banquet Hall; 11am - 8pm: Sparsh (9748704471) presents an exclusive boutique exhibition.
Till July 7 at Ice Skating Rink; 10.30am - 7.30pm: Shrawan Utsav Exhibition cum Sale 2011, organised by Friends of Tribal Society (Banabandhu Parishad).
Till July 8 at 836, New Alipore, 9836090947, 9836544344; 11am - 5pm: Lollipop Kidswear showcases kids’ tunics, suits, frocks, lehngas, stitched saris, kurtas and accessories for the little ones. Also, bedsheets, fancy foot-mats and towels.
Till July 8 at 16/2 Gariahat Road, 11am - 9pm: Joyita’s Selection presents its monsoon carnival, which includes designer saris, dress material, ladies & gents kurtas and kurtis, Lucknow chikan, Mekhla, costume jewellery and gift items.
Till July 15 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street: Kenya Kulture — an exhibition of hand-made crafts from Kenya. Also, display of a fresh collection of cane furniture and accessories.
Till July 16 at 78 Manohar Pukur Road, mezzanine floor, 24646594, 9903643844; 11.30am - 8.30pm: Swati Guha’s exhibition of saris in cotton block print, tangail, jamdani, muslin, tasar print, ghicha tasar, crepe and other varieties.
July 7 at 6 Commissariat Road, ‘Sitar’, 4th floor, Flat-4A, Hastings; 2pm - 4pm: Mrs Goel’s cakes (eggless) class. For registration, call 9339096917.
July 8 at Mystic Yoga Studio, BE 34, Sector I, Salt Lake; 7pm - 8pm: Buddhist meditation. Call 9163365029, 9748649047.
July 8 & 9 at 93 Deshpran Shahmal Road, Tollygunge Phandi, 9748208794: Workshop on paper designing, techniques of paper printing and paper embossing.
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