The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Email This PagePrint This Page


Today at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Choopkatha presents Dui Taranga. Direction: Dolly Basu. Today at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Vision presents Byakigata, written and directed by Saibal Banerjee. Today at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Aikataan, Dhanbad presents Katha Manabir Bhasya, based on Mallika Sengupta’s Kathamanabi. December 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. December 8 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 am: Nandikar presents Gotroheen. Dir: Rudraprasad Sengupta. December 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 am: Sudrak presents Rangamati. December 8 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 am: Arghya presents Dakshin Rayer Pala. Direction: Manish Mitra. December 8 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. December 8 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Sayak will stage Badhu Tantra. Dir: Meghnad Bhattacharya.


Today at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Nazrul songs presented by Agnibeena. Today at CC&FC; 6.30 pm: Dr Graham’s Homes Kalimpong presents The Children’s City — In Concert, showcasing the excellent singing of over 60 children of the Homes. Cards at #22297211. December 8 at Saastha Samooham, 42 Lake Avenue; 5 pm: Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham presents Carnatic vocal and devotional songs by N. Lakshmipathy of Chennai, with G. Suryanarayanan (mridangam), N. Chandrasekhar (synthesizer) and Master Manikandan (tabla).


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. Today at Seagull Arts & Media Resource centre; 5.30 pm: Screening of Women & Violence (prod: AIBD) and Bol — eight one-min. films on domestic violence; at 6.45 pm: Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (dir: Wayne Wang); at Bhukailash, 11 am: Half the Sky — an exhubition of posters on violence against women.


December 8 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads Rishi Markandeya’s account of Agni’s manifestations and Kartikeya’s birth, in the 157th weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


Till tomorrow at Kewpie’s, 2 Elgin Lane: Id Mubarak festival offers some authentic Bengali Moslem specialities along with mutton biriyani, chicken chap, etc. Bookings for lunch and dinner at # 24759880, 24769929. Till December 15 (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday) at Paschima, Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: An exotic blend of the Portuguese heritage and indigenous flavours, Goan food festival features delicacies like Pomfret Reachardo, Prawn Balchao, Margao Mutton Croquettes, Colva Veg. Chillie Fry, Majorda Veg Cutlet and more. Till December 28 (every Saturday) at the Hyatt Regency pool side; 7 pm - 10 pm: Asian Wok & Grill inludes freshly cooked Asian cuisine with a range of vegetables, seafood and meats.


Today at Saastha Samooham, 42 Lake Avenue: Saastha Preethi celebrations. At 8 am: Puja-Archana; at 9.30 am: Bhajan by Hariharan and Sacchidanandan from Palakkad, Mahadevan and group from Ambathur, Chennai, at 12.45 pm: Deeparadhanai and at 1 pm: Samaraadhana.


Today at the London Pub, The Golden Park; 10 pm: A musical night with K.K. of Dil Chahta Hai fame. Also, featuring Channel [V] VJ Purab.


Today at Sisir Mancha; 10 am: Recitation by Bhaskar Deb.


December 8 at Kala Mandir; 11 am: To mark Uday Shankar’s birth anniversary, Dhiman Sankar ballet Unit presents Nrityanjali. Also, Kalasangam 2002 (an inter-school dance & drama competition) organised by Lions Club of Calcutta Mega City, Dist. 322B2. December 8 - 14 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.30 pm: Uday Shankar Nrityotsav 2002, organised by West Bengal Dance Group Federation and Paschimbanga Rajya Sangeet Academy. December 8 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Folk dances of Bengal presented by Nrisana.


December 8 at Madhusudan Mancha; 10 am: The 5th annual convention of Indian Association of Retired Persons. Guest speakers: Biswanath Chowdhury, minister for social welfare, women & child development, Justice Chittatosh Mukherjee and writer Buddhadev Guha.


December 8 at CA-223, Flat no. 8, Salt Lake; 5 pm: A programme in memory of Bijit Kumar Dutta.


Till December 15 at Jodhpur Park Taltola Maidan (next to EEDF); 2 pm - 8 pm; Sat & Sun (12 noon - 9 pm): Dhakuria Book fair, organised by Dhakuria Baimela Committee.
Email This PagePrint This Page