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Today at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents Mister Kakatua. Direction: Kumar Roy. Today at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle, directed by Debesh Chattopadhyay. December 15 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Munni O Saat Chowkidaar. Written, directed and performed by Manoj Mitra. December 15 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Charbak presents Kande Keno Behula Sondari. Drama and direction: Kheyali Dastidar. December 15 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das.


Today at Rabindra Sadan; 7 pm: The concluding evening of Uday Shankar Nrityotsav 2002, organised by West Bengal Dance Group Federation and Paschimbanga Rajya Sangeet Academy, features a contemporary dance programme by Reena Shefeld of Israel, to be followed by Mamata Shankar Ballet Troupe’s Aajker Ekalabya.


Today at Funcity, Bakrahat Rd, near Behala Thakurpukur Bazar; 2 pm: Bangla Gaan Sangey Fun — Featuring Bhoomi, Cactus, Shilajit and Sahar. Today at the Grain of Salt Bar; 9 pm: A rock-based unplugged musical extravaganza featuring Krosswindz. December 15 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: The Calcutta Ensemble, on its 24th anniversary, presents Matir Taney, Matir Praney (influence of folk songs on Bengali and Hindi films). Direction: Soumyen Sarkar.


Till December 17 at Sankara Hall, 93 Southern Avenue; 4.30 pm: Guruvayur Ekadasi Celebrations, organised by Sree Guruvayurappan Bhajan Samity. Today and tomorrow at Sree Thyagaraja Hall: FMC Bhajan mandali celebrates Saastha Preethi with Ganapathi Homam (at 5.30 am), Archanai (5.30 pm), a panel debate in Tamil (6 pm) and Deeparadhanai & Prasada Viniyogam (8.30 pm); tomorrow: Maha Deeparadhanam (12.30 pm), Narayana Seva and Samaaraadhanai (1 pm), Veda Paarayanam (4 pm), a panel debate in Tamil (6 pm) and Mangala Aarathi (8.30 pm).


Today at the Physics Lecture Theatre, Presidency College; 3 pm: As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Presidency College Alumni Association presents a series of seminars. The first of these will be in memory of Amulyadhan Mukherjee, eminent scholar of Bengali and English literature. The speakers are Arun Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Jayati Gupta, Jibendu Ray and Tarunkanti Ray. Dr Pratap Chandra Chunder will grace the occasion.


Till December 15 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of the paintings of Indra Dugar. Till December 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 7.30 pm: The stuff that dreams are made of — an exhibition of the works of well-known artists.


Till December 16 at Swabhumi - The Heritage Plaza: Dastkari Bazaar showcasing a riot of crafts combining the colours, skills and motifs of 35 of its traditional groups from all over India. Also, a range of garments, soft furnishings, jewelry, toys, leather, pottery, paintings, and gift and decorative items.


Till today at Indian Life Saving Society, Rabindra Sarovar; 4 pm - 8.30 pm: A wide display of books on various subjects. 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.


Till December 15 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. The dishes will be accompanied by an array of sauces and noodles.


Today at the Apeejay Lawns, 15 Park Street; 12.30 pm: Oxford Bookstore presents Kid-O-Karnival (for the age group 4 - 14 years) featuring magic show by Prince Seal and Roshni, puppet show by Swapna Sen, rock concert by Barefoot, sing along with Usha Uthup, and prize giving. Tomorrow at the Grain of Salt, terrace gardens; 12 noon: A Blockbuster Children’s Party with the Wizards amidst movies, games, gifts, food. Special appearances by Shahana Srivastava and June Maliah.


December 15 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads Rishi Markandeya’s account of the battle between Indra and Skanda, and the glories of the world mothers, in the 158th weekly session of his complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.
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