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Till September 5 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Jal Jibaner Juddha — Paintings by Atanu Sharma. Till 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 7 at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: Recent works by Yuriko Lochan and Rajeev Lochan. Till September 9 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Sound of Mountain — An exhibition of recent paintings by Asit Poddar. September 3 - 10 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and graphics by Shukla Bhattacharjee and Swapan Kumar Saha.


September 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Mangalik presents Motilal Padree. Direction: Samir Biswas. September 4 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Aneek presents its latest production, Samoyer Aaborte. Direction: Moloy Biswas. September 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sameekshan presents Swapno Ujaan. Direction: Pankaj Munshi.


September 4 - 6: Arghya’s drama feastival features: September 4 at Rabindra Sadan, 6 pm: Keya Chakraborty Smarane: Keya — a collage of plays comprising some of the stage characters made all-time memorable by the renowned actress. To be performed by Kajal Chowdhury, Chhanda Chatterjee, Soumitra Basu, Deepa Brahma, Soumya Majumdar and artistes of Arghya, and recollections by theatre personalities of her time. Tripti Mitra Smarane: Aparajita, to be performed by Anasua Majumdar. September 5 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm: Krantikaal — A performance by Saoli Mitra, to be followed by Arghya’s play, Sankat, directed by Manish Mitra. September 6 at Sisir Mancha, 6.30 pm: Shesh Roopkatha, an Arghya production based on Abul Bashar’s novel and directed by Manish Mitra.


September 4 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Sanskriti Sagar presents a Bhajan Sandhya by Hema and Ashit Desai. Tabla accompaniment: Alaap Desai. Compere: Suren Thakkar (Mehul). September 6 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Classical vocal recital by Chetna Banawat of Udaipur. Presented by Alauddin Sangeet Samaroh in collaboration with EZCC. September 6 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Uttaran presents Sandipan Samajpati in an evening of Hindustani classical vocal music, accompanied by Pandit Anindo Chatterjee (tabla) and Pandit Purushottam Walavalkar (harmonium).


September 3, 4, 6, 7 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. Today: Urotsukidoji I: The Birth of the Overfiend (1989; Direction: Hideki Takayama).


Till September 7 at Obsession Gallery, 87 Park Street; 10 am - 7.30 pm: Crafts Council of West Bengal presents Pooja — a unique collection of sarees, dupattas and fabrics from traditional weavers and dyers. Till September 28 (except Sundays) at Max Mueller Bhavan; 3 pm - 8 pm: A display of about 40 posters of theatre productions staged over the years by Berliner Ensemble. Till September 7 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road: Weavers Studio’s anniversary exhibition showcasing trendsetting designer wear by in-house designers as well as works of Rehwa (Maheshwar), Bodhi (Baroda), Soundarya (Chennai) and Bandhej (Ahmedabad). September 3 - 7 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street: Sasha presents Dastkar Andhra’s work with handloom weavers in Andhra Pradesh. The product range includes saris, yardage, dupattas, ready-to-stitch coordinated salwar kurta sets, bed linen & table linen, natural dyeing, natural-dyed khadi and kalamkari.


Till September 12 at 6 Merlin Park: Marudhara organises a workshop on Rajasthani folk song. Details at #4607356. September 5 - 11 at Aikatan, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre organises a workshop on Manipuri dance to be conducted by Guru Ranjit Adhikari Sharma of Imphal. Details at #2480880, 2439165.


September 3 at Netaji Bhawan, Sarat Bose Hall; 6 pm: Justice J.S. Verma, chairman, National Human Rights Commission, and former Chief Justice of India, will deliver the Sarat Chandra Bose Memorial Lecture 2002. Topic: ‘Civil Liberties in Difficult Times’. September 3 at Calcutta Management Association auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton weekly Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr D.P. Patra, IAS, principal secretary, department of information technology, government of West Bengal, to speak on ‘West Bengal’s New ITES Policy’. September 3 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall, 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Sanskrit on ‘Bhagavad-Gita’. September 3 at the Abhedananda Memorial Hall, Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will speak on ‘Sri Sri Mayer Katha’.
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