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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 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 10 - 15 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 3 pm - 8 pm: Triangular Relations — An Indo-Bangla-Thai art exhibition, presented by International Young Artists’ Organisation. September 10 - 16 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of miniature paintings by Umashankar Sharma. September 11 - 13 at Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshasala; 2 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Abhijit Das. September 14 - 18 at Gaganendra Art Gallery; 2 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of drawing and painting by Tapati Mukherjee and Anita Dutta. September 14 - 22 at Proscenium’s Art Centre, 51 Ripon Street; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Anjan Patro, Kalyan Mukherjee and Sudip Rakshit.


September 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Theatrewala presents Dui Buro. Directed and performed by Biplabketan Chakraborty. September 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Football. Direction: Rudraprasad Sengupta. September 10 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Sanskriti Sagar presents The Red Curtain production, Harlequinade, directed by Katy Lai Roy. The cast includes Zarin Choudhury and Kabir Seth. September 11 at Rabindra Sadan; 7 pm: Choopkatha presents the Hindi play, Sundar. Direction: Dolly Basu. September 11 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents presents its latest production, Char Duar. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. September 11 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee will stage its latest production, Fullaketur Pala. Direction: Kumar Roy. September 11 at Girish Mancha and September 12 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sayak will stage its latest play, Badhu Tantra, directed and performed by Meghnad Bhattacharya. September 12 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Ghare Baire presents Digantarekha. Drama and direction: Shekhar Samaddar. September 13 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Kalamandalam presents Dhnorai Charit Manas. Direction: Shantanu Das. September 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Anya Theatre will stage its latest production, Naakchhabita. Drama: Manoj Mitra. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. September 14 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Feriwalaar Mrityu, directed by Rudraprasad Sengupta. September 14 & 15 at Prosenium’s Art Centre; 6.30 pm: Proscenium presents Khanabadosh, a play by Ajit Kaur and directed by Jeetendra Singh. September 15 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


September 9 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: An evening of Goalparia Lokgeeti, presented by Bhramara, Putul Sarkar and party of Assam. September 9 at the Abhedananda Memorial Hall, Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Shambhu Nath Das will sing verses from the ‘Ramayana’. September 14 at Sisir Mancha; 5.45 pm: Kabi Dinesh Gangopadhyay Smriti Sansad felicitates singer Alpana Bandyopadhyay and poet Ajoy Maiti. Opening songs by Laboni Lahiri and Srabani Nag. Also, Jeebaner Khonje — a programme featuring recitation, play reading and songs produced by Eekshan. Participants are Kajal Sur, Madhumita Basu, Debmalya Chattopadhyay and Sraboni Sen. September 15 at Birla Academy; 6.30 pm: Srobona presents Parane Bajichhe Banshi — an eveninf of Tagore songs based on banshi (flute). The participants include Rinkie Ganguly, Susmita Bhattacharya, Ratna Basu, Anita Pal, Ranabir Mukhopadhyay, Subhasis Majumdar and Debashis Mukhopadhyay. Narration: Krishna Guha Roy and Shankar Roychoudhury.


September 10 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.30 pm: Nriti Kalakendra’s 12th anniversary programme features Birpurush and Debdasi Sutanuka. September 12 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Manipuri dances by Guru Ranjit Kumar Adhikari Sharma of Imphal along with others. Presented by EZCC. September 13 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Lady Brabourne College Alumni Association presents Tagore’s Sati. Participants include Sreekanta Acharya, Satinath Mukhopadhyay, Anasua Majumdar, Nandini Ghosal, Apala Bose, Subhasis Bhattacharya, Ajanta Choudhury, Anubha Ghosh, Prathama Sen, Subhrajyoti Mukhopadhyay, Agnibeen Chattopadhyay, Tapas Das and Ranjit Pal.


Till September 9 at Genesis Art Gallery; 10 am - 7.30 pm: Angana’s autumn collection of woven Maheswaris, traditional Telias, Kancheepurams and other sarees from the South, vegetable-dyed sarees, hand-printed Bengal cottons and a variety of dress material. September 10 - 12 at Identity Gallery annex; 10 am - 7 pm: A collection of handcrafted sarees from Orissa and Lucknow. September 11 - October 10 at Sravasti, 14/97 Golf Club Road; 1 pm - 8 pm: Sravasti’s Puja collections, created by KeyaChaitali, include T shirts for men, women and children, Phatuas, Bangla shirts, Punjabis, Sherwanis, short kurtas, salwar kurtas, Saradin, Nakshi Kantha, Batik, Kalamkari, painting, print on cotton and silk sarees and other functional items like carry bag, letter and note pad, and greetings card. September 12 - 15 at IPER Development Centre, P-39/1 Prince Anwar Shah Road: IPER organises Bangiyo Sharadiyo Mela — an exhibition of handicraft, garments and jewellery. Till September 12 at 359 Jodhpur Park, #4722351: Shuma Mitra presents an exhibition of her Puja collections. 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 14 at the Publications Division sales emporium, 8 Esplanade East; 10 am - 6 pm: An exhibition of books on various subjects including art & culture, biographies, religion & philosophy, science & technology, fiction & history, and Gandhiana. Organised on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. Till September 17 at Prudential Hall, Park Street, beside Music World; 11 am - 8 pm: Book Line presents an exhibition of Indian and foreign titles. Till September 17 at Oxford Bookstore-Gallery, 17 Park Street: Rupa (Calcutta) will hold an exhibition of its publications.


Till September 12 at 6 Merlin Park: Marudhara organises a workshop on Rajasthani folk song. Details at #4607356. Till September 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. September 9 - 13 at Cosmopolitan Club, 58/2 Ballygunge Circular Road: Roshnee Jain presents an workshop on diamonds, focusing on the use of the four ‘C’s of diamond: color, clarity, cut and carat weight along with evaluating the correct price. The workshop will be fully diagramatic and have live demonstrations.


September 9 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall, 5.30 pm: Swami Rasajnananda will speak in English on Swami Vivekananda’s ‘Lectures from Colombo to Almora’. September 9 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall, 6.15 pm: Swami Puranananda will speak in Bengali on ‘Adhyatma Ramayana’.
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