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Today at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Eastern India Women’s Association, engaged in various types of social services for poor and destitute women and children of Calcutta, presents the Chenamukh production, Lajjateertho, directed by Arijit Guha. Today at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Mangalik presents Manush Bhoot. Direction: Samir Biswas. November 2 at Madhusudan Mancha & November 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents its latest play, Fullaketur Pala. Direction: Kumar Roy. November 2 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents its latest production, Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. Novmeber 3 at Girish Mancha; 6 pm: Sreemancha presents Atolanto. Dir: Hemanta Mitra. Novmeber 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Spandan presents the Hindi play, Khabsoorat Bahu. Direction: Ashok Singh. November 3 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. November 3 at Bijon Theatre; 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Barasat Anushilanee will stage Shalya Parbo. Direction: Manas Chakraborty.


Till November 3 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Restrospective Exhibition 1969 - 2000 of Shaibal Ghosh. Till November 3 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Waterish — An exhibition of water colour paintings by Jiaur Rahman. Till November 3 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 2 pm - 8 pm: The Camlin Art Foundation presents the annual exhibition of award-wining paintings featuring works by both professionals and art students. Till November 5 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Intimate Water Colours — An exhibition of landscapes by Vasant Pandit. Till November 10 at Galerie La Mere, 3 Regent Park; 4 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of drawings, paintings and sculptures on ‘Durga’ by eminent artists.


Till November 3 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street: To help underprivileged women in rural and semi-urban communities, RASA has launched a series of gift bags containing its products. Till November 3 at Micasa, Crescent Towers, 6th floor, 229 AJC Bose Road; 11 am - 6.30 pm: A Diwali display of candles, furniture, artefacts accessories and lots more to do with home decor. Till today at Soumya’s Creation, 57/9 Ballygunge Circular Road: A pre-Diwali selection of accessories including home products like jars, tableware, lamps, stained glass and Warli style paintings. Also, candles and diyas for the coming Diwali festival and jewellery in gold, silver and precious stones. The Diwali gift items include tea sets for two, special perfumed candles and others. Till November 4 at Kripalani & Sons, 161/171 Vaibhav, 4 Lee Road: Ganesha festival showcases a collection of 101 stuning Lord Ganesh pendants in gold designs with diamonds, precious and semi-precious stones. Till November 9 at FMC Fortuna, 3rd floor, 234/3A AJC Bose Road: Leo’s Furbiture & more... presents its annual Diwali exhibition of unusual and innovative furniture and home accessories. Till November 3 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 10 am - 7 pm & Sunday (10 am - 1 pm): Sasha presents a pre-Diwali exhibition, showcasing Sonam Dubal’s range of ready-to-wear Autumn Prints embellished with gold khari, and Neelanjana Chakravorty’s fashion jewellery in glass, copper, gold, etc. and recreating the magic of ancient civilisation. Also, diyas, aromatic candles and cards.


Till November 9 at Bakerstreat: Exotic Cookies and Sinful Chocolate hampers for Diwali and Desserts for Bhai-duj. For details, Suman Sarawgi # 2484494/95.


November 1 & 2 at 11 Kashinath Dutta Road; 12 noon - 5 pm: Natanam Kolkata organises a Talent Search 2002 workshop. This year’s theme is Manipuri dance. November 7 - 16 at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 2 pm - 7 pm: The Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre presents wwWoyzeck — a workshop as part of India: City Limits project of ELAN (European Live Arts Network). The workshop, to be conducted by Dr Firenza Guidi, artistic director of ELAN, aims to create projects/performances that inspire and promote collaboration between performers and artists from different parts of the world. Details at # 4556942/43.


November 4 - 11 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temple, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road: The Skanda Sashti Festival will be celebrated with Yagasalai, Homam, Abhishekam, Alangarams, Aradhanais and Archanai to be conducted by Sri Sivaagama Thilakam Sri J. Venkatesa Sivachariar of Tippirajapuram.


Till December 1, every Sunday at The Boys’ Own Library, 76/2 Bidhan Sarani, # 555-8387; 10 am - 12 noon: The Boys’ Own Library offers free textbook reading and lending facilities for degree course students.


Today at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A&B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Dr Sasanka Bhusan Bandyopadhyay will speak on ‘Brihadaranyaka-Upanishad’.
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