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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 8 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Sushma Agrawal. Till September 9 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Sound of Mountain — An exhibition of recent paintings by Asit Poddar. Till September 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 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 6 at Gyan Manch; 7 pm: The Red Curtian presents Harlequinade. Directed by Katy Lai Roy, the play stars Zarin Chaudhuri and Kabir Seth. Sets and lights are by Tom Lai. Costumes and props have been designed by Hyacinth Malkani. Proceeds go to Little Sisters of the Poor.


September 4 & 5 at Kala Mandir; 6.30 pm: Padatik Contemporary Dance Centre presents Bollywood Dreams, directed by Soujit Das. The show presents impressions of Hindi films of different times and character. A total of eight such moods would be presented as a visual spectacle set against the most popular songs of the respective era. A fusion of Kathak and contemporary dance.


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 8 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6 pm: Vedanter Aaloye Vivekananda, Pujar Naibedye Rabindranath — An evening featuring songs of devotion to be rendered by Ashis Bhattacharya, Abhirup Guha Thakurta, Alpana Roy and Swastika Mukhopadhyay. Narration: Pradip Ghosh.


September 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 II: The Legend of the Demon Womb (1993; Direction: Hideki Takayama).


September 4 - 6 at 227/2 AJC Bose Road: An exhibition of kurta pyjama, sherwanis, jacket sets, dhotis, stoles and salwar suits created by Lalit and Sunita Jalan. September 4 at Kaushik Hall, Nari Seva Sangha, Jodhpur Park; 10 am - 8 pm: Inner Wheel Club of South-West Calcutta Prochesta Fair. Featuring fashion accessories, handicrafts, etc. 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). Till September 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 4 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall, 6 pm: Swami Tattwavidananda will speak in Bengali on ‘Bhagavate Bhaktakatha’. September 4 at the Abhedananda Memorial Hall, Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will speak on ‘Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita’.
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