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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 Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Doubarik presents Mukhyo Samachar. Direction: Sarbadaman Som. November 3 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. November 3 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Barasat Anushilanee will stage Shalya Parbo.


Till November 3 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Restrospective Exhibition 1969 - 2000 of Shaibal Ghosh. 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.


November 2 at Aban Mahal, CLT; 5.30 pm Japamala Geetikala Gabeshanalaya celebrates the 68th birth anniversary of Japamala Ghosh, well-known singer of nursery rhymes.


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 P.C. Chandra Jewellers showrooms at Bowbazar, Gariahat, Chowringhee and Gol Park: Dhanteras Dhanvarsha showcases an exquiste range of gold, diamond and silver jewellery ranging from the light weight to the heavy: necklaces, bangles, pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings. November 2 & 3 at A. Sirkar & Co. (Jewellers) Pvt. Ltd, 171/1C Rashbehari Avenue; 5.30 pm onwards: A special Dhanteras celebration with a wide range of jewellery, games and prizes. 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 November 9 at FMC Fortuna, 3rd floor, 234/3A AJC Bose Road: Leo’s Furniture & 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 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.


November 3 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads rishi Markandeya’s account of how Raja Kuvalashva came to be known as Dhundhumara, in the 152nd weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


November 3 at 14 Janak Road, Calcutta 29; 9 am & 6 pm: A sit-and-draw competition for children at 9 am, and a musical evening featuring Ustad Gaher Ali Khan (shehnai), Abhrapratim Nag (sarod) and Kakali Banerjee (vocal) at 6 pm. Organised by Members.
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