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Today at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natya Anan presents Birpurush. Dir: Sudipto Chattopadhyay. November 29 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Paliye Beray. Direction: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. November 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rittwik presents Spojato. Direction: Pranab Chattopadhyay. November 30 at Sree Thyagaraja Hall; 6.30 pm: Rasika Ranjana Sabha and Amateur Dramatists, Calcutta present K. Balachandar’s Tamil play Edhir Neechal. Direction: S. Sivaraman. December 1 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am: Natadha will stage Mahabharat, starring Bibhas Chakraborty, Meghnad Bhattacharya and Dwijen Bandyopadhyay. Direction: Shib Mukhopadhyay. December 1 at Antaranga Natmancha, Aurobindo Ashram, Ranikuthi; 6 pm: Pancham Vaidic will stage Sujon Brotir Simanto. Drama: Supriti Mukhopadhyay. Direction: Saoli Mitra. December 1 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. December 1 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Sandarbha will stage Murkir Hnari. Dir: Soumitra Basu.


Till November 30 at Chitrakoot Art Galley; 3 pm - 8 pm: Drawings by Amitabha Dhar, Hiran Mitra, Prabhat Basu, Prabir Gupta, Pradip Rakshit, Samir Aich, Sunil De and Tapas Konar. Till December 1 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and colour drawings by Anita Roy Chowdhury. Till December 1 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Subrata Kundu’s recent works, based on form, nature and space. Till December 2 at The Art Collector, 12C Sunny Park, 3rd floor, Ashray Apartments; 3 pm - 8 pm: Paintings by Avijit Dutta, Tapas Ghosal and Shiladitya Sarkar. Till December 7 (except Sunday) at The Address; 11 am - 7 pm and Monday (3 pm - 7 pm): Paintings based on the Madhubani school by Neel Kant Chowdhury.


November 29 at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6.30 pm: Music from Distant Shores: A Tribute to the Rock Legends of the Sixties — A presentation of Bob Dylan by Ananda Lal and live performance by Cassini’s Division. November 30 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 3 pm: Swayam and Sanskriti Sagar present Jhankar (breaking the silence surrounding violence) — a music concert by school bands. Also, performance by a guest band. December 1 at Sree Thyagaraja Hall; 5.30 pm: Rasika Ranjana Sabha presents a Carnatic vocal recital by Chitra Seshadri (disciple of D.K. Pattammal), with K. Srividya (violin) and K.G. Prasad (mridangam).


n Till November 30 at the main auditorium of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute; 5 pm: Film shows organised by Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute and Cine Central, Calcutta. Today: Sorrow of Existence (Part I, Sri Lanka) (Direction: Dharamsiri Bandarnayake; 1998; 200 mins). Today at Seagull Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mookerjee Road; 6.30 pm: Natya Shodh Sansthan organises the screening of a video documentary on renowned jatra actress Jyotsna Datta.


Today at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm: The fourth Thursday monthly forum on poetry readings by poets Ardhendu Chakraborty, Joe Winter and Nagendra Chaurasia writing in Bengali, English and Hindi, respectively.


Till December 10: As part of the International Fortnight protesting Violence against Women, students of various Calcutta schools, in association with Swayam, are initiating an youth action programme where they will participate in a music concert (on November 30 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar), film festival (December 2 - 5 at Max Mueller Bhavan) and a rally in Calcutta on December 8. Today at Swayam premises; 3 pm: Half the sky — an exhibition of posters on violence against and women and girls; interaction with the local community, and a preview of Bol — eight one-min. films on domestic violence.


Today at Shivananda Hall, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 6 pm: Swami Somatmananda will speak on Swami Vivekananda’s Devavani. Today at Eveready House, 2 Rainey Park; 6 pm: Technology Alumni Association IIT-Kharagpur organises a lecture on Global Competitiveness: Re-tooling and repositioning of professional individuals in this scenario by Prof. Ranjan Das, IIM-Calcutta. Today at Max Mueller Bhavan; 7 pm: Indo-German Association Lecture on Various Approaches to Solar Energy Utilization by Dr Samir Kumar Saha, professor of mechanical engineering, Jadavpur University. Today at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhanandaji will speak on Valmiki Ramayana.


November 30 at Padatik Little Theatre; 6.30 pm: Anamika Kala Sangam and Padatik Dance Centre present Ritwika Som Chowdhury and Subhadra Basu Roy in a duet Kathak. December 1 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 7 pm: Samskritiki Shreyaskar presents Prathama — the first collaborative Kathak presentation by Debashree Bhattacharya and Vikram Iyengar, disciples of Rani Karnaa.
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