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Till August 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Varma Framers presents an exhibition of recent works by JMS Mani. Till August 31 at CIMA Gallery; 11 am - 7 pm: A special monsoon display representing the works of renowned artists. August 30 - September 5 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Jal Jibaner Juddha — An exhibition of paintings by Atanu Sharma. August 31 - September 15 at The Artery, Himadri Apartments, 1st floor, 22 Ballygunge Park Road; 4 pm - 8 pm: Cities, Ideas & Icons — An exhibition of Veena Bhargava’s creations. Till September 2 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by four young artists: Kunal Dutta, Samir Bhandary, Sudip Chatterjee and Probal Sengupta. Till September 7 (except Sunday) at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of recent works by Yuriko Lochan and Rajeev Lochan.


August 29 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sanglap Kolkata will stage Hai Ram. Drama and direction: Kuntal Mukhopadhyay. August 29 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rupdaksha presents its latest production, Siddhanta. Direction: Tarit Chowdhury. August 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents its latest production, Badhu Tantra. Drama: Indrasis Lahiri. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. August 31 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Char Duar. Dir: Meghnad Bhattacharya. August 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its latest production, Chhoo Mantar, written by Prof. Kamlakar Sontakke and directed by Pradip Roy. August 31 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Spandan presents the Rangakarmee production, Antar-Yatra. Written, directed and performed by Usha Ganguli. September 1 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3.30 pm: Theatron presents its latest production, Tomari Matir Kanya. Direction: Saswati Biswas. September 1 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das.


September 1 at Madhusudan Mancha; 7 pm: As part of its seventh annual concert, Samskritiki Shreyaskar will premiere Kalidasa’s Meghadoota, using Kathak to render the rich poetry in movements, images and rhythms within the discipline of the tradition. The production is conceived, designed and directed by Rani Karnaa.


August 29 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Vocal music by Shantanu Bhattacharya. August 31 at Kala Kunj; 7 pm: Gandhar Sangeet Shikshayatan presents Upama: Barsha — a selection of Tagore songs on the rainy season. Direction: Kakoli Roy.


August 29 & 31 at Nandan II: Cine Central, Calcutta presents a Hungarian film session. August 29 at 4.30 pm: Videoblues (dir: Arpad Sopsits) and Outpost (dir: Peter Gothar). August 31 at 4.30 pm & 6.30 pm: God Walks Backwards (dir: Miklos Jancso). August 30 & 31 at The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mookerjee Road; 6 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents Dreamland Japan — a festival of animated manga films. August 30: Devilman: Genesis & Siren The Demon Bird (1987, 1990; Direction: Yoshiaki Kawajiri). August 31: Ghost in the Shell (1995; Direction: Mamoru Oshii).


Till August 31 at Space Circle: The First Corporate Indoor Cricket Tournament at the 7,000 sq. ft, air-conditioned Royal Stag Skydrome. Presented by The Telegraph and Royal Stag in association with Pepsi, Vedic Village, Vacation Club International and Sanjeevani Projects.


August 31 at The Ffort Radisson, Raichak: The Ffort Radisson Raichak celebrates Janmashtami — The Krishna-Leela Package featuring classical dance by well-known artistes, movie show and ritual celebration. Details at #2800043-45.


August 30 at Kewpie’s, 2 Elgin Lane: Speciality non veg. dishes as well as veg, delicacies and special sweets like Gokul Pithe and Payesh for Janmashtami. Bookings at #4759880, 4769929. Till August 31 at the Kalash, Hotel Hindusthan International; 7.30 pm - 11 pm: Utsav — Celebrating the festive mood in between Raksha Bandhan and Janmashtami.


September 1 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Nikkon Upasana presents Ek Baishakhi Sandhya featuring dances by the students of the organisation, to be followed by the drama, Jyotirindranath Tagore’s Aleekbabu, directed by Dhiman Chakraborty, who also performs along with Sabitri Chattopadhyay, Debraj Roy, Baishakhi Majumdar, Goutam Sarkar, Anurup Mullick and Asim Basu.


August 29 at the Abhedananda Memorial Hall, Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhanandaji will speak on ‘Bhagavad’.
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