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Till January 31 at Gallerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of recent water colours by Amal Ghosh. Till January 26 at Society of Contemporary Artists’ Gallery, 398, Rash Behari Avenue & Bye -pass Connector Road, Gold Park; 4 pm- 8 pm: An exhibition of collages by Ranjan Sarkar. Till January 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Charuchetona and Dhriti Art Centre jointly host the sixth annual exhibition and folk art camp. Till January 30 at Gallery La Mere; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings Images on Canvas by various artists is on view.


January 22 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra presents Aswacharit. Direction: Kishore Sengupta. January 22 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Bahari presents Rabindranath Tagore’s play Meherjaan. Direction: Anupam Roy. January 23 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. January 23 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Samakaleen Shilpi Dal stages Tomakay Chai. Play & direction: Ambar Roy. January 23 at Muktangan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das. January 24 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Bahurupee presents Mr Kakatua. Direction: Kumar Roy January 24 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Choopkatha presents Dui Taranga in Natyamela. Direction: Dolly Basu. January 25 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: ACT presents Be-Akkel.


Till January 22 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 10 am - 6 pm: An exhibition titled, Shri Krishna — the Prophet of Love and Action.


January 22 at Sree Thyagaraja Hall; at 4 pm: Thyagabrahma Aradhana; (at 6.15 pm): Anayampatti S. Ganesan Jalatharangam with M.A. Sunderesan Kumar, A.S. Krishnan January 23 at Rabindra Sadan; 10 am: Aarohi presents a musical programme Rabindra Prabhat. Participants: Sr Srikumar Chattopadhyay, Indranil Sen, Shravani Sen, Chiranjit Guha, Swapan Chakraborty and Sharmistha Kar Purkayastha. January 22 - 24 at Nazrul Mancha, Rabindra Sarovar; 6.30 pm: The 51st annual session of Dover Lane Music Conference begins. The inaugural day’s line-up: Birju Maharaj with Dipak Maharaj (Kathak), Manas Chakraborty (vocal) with Samar Saha (tabla) and Ranjan Mukherjee (harmonium), Kala Ramnath (violin) with Mayookh Bhowmik (tabla), Parveen Sultana (vocal) with Abhijit Banerjee (tabla) and Debaprasad Dey (harmonium) and Shahid Parvez (sitar) with Anindo Chatterjee (tabla). January 26 at Vivekananda Hall, the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 6 pm: The Ramakrishna Institute of Culture in association with Jalsaghar Foundation will felicitate Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. Calcutta Mayor Subrata Mukherjee will be the guest-in-chief, Ustad Vilayat Khan will be the guest of honour and Swami Prabhananda, secretary of the institute will preside. This will be followed by a vocal recital by Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar. He will be accompanied by Pandit Suresh Talwalkar on tabla and Dr Arvind Thatte on harmonium.

cd release

January 22 at Crystal Room, Taj Bengal; 4 pm: Celcius Technologies Pvt. Ltd. releases Chirantan Rabindra Rachanabali, an e-book comprising 7000 pieces of Tagore’s writings in both Bengali and English on one compact disc


January 23 at Netaji Bhavan, 38/2 Lala Lajpat Rai (Elgin) Road; 10.30 am: On the occasion of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 106th birth anniversay, the Netaji Birthday Issue of The Oracle will be released. Also, special Netaji birthday concert by Bhoomi.

netaji oration

January 22 at Netaji Bhavan, 38/2 Lala Lajpat Rai (Elgin) Road; 6 pm: On the eve of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 106th birth anniversay, Netaji Research Bureau hosts the Netaji Oration 2003, to be delivered by Arjun Appadurai (son of S.A. Ayer, Cabinet minister in Netaji’s Provisional Government of Azad Hind, and William K. Lanman Jr Professor of International Studies, Yale University) on In My Father’s Nation.


January 22 at Vivekananda Hall, the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.

art camp

January 23 - 26 at the Hiland Park Sports (opposite Peerless Hospital on E.M. Bye-Pass); 10 am - 5 pm: The Hiland Park, in association with Spandan Art Gallery, hosts a five-day art camp.

food festival

Till January 31 at Bichitra, The Peerless Inn: Kashmiri food festival, Wazwan is on.


January 22 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar at 6 pm: Surya Kavya Trust celebrates 106th anniversary of Dilip Kumar Roy with a panel discussion: Participants: Sudhir Chakravorty, Shuvaprasanna, Aloke Roy and Haimanti Shukla. Also, a musical programme featuring Srikanta Acharya, Nupur Chhanda Ghosh, Pallabi Konar and Sudeshna Sardar.
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