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Till today at Gallerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of water colours by Amal Ghosh. Till today at Gallerie 88; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of prints by Krishna Reddy. Till February 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm- 8 pm: Bishnu Dhar’s exhibition:Symphony of Women: A Trip to Their Dreams is on.


January 31 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Kalamandalam presents Dhnorai Charit Manas. Direction: Shantanu Das. February 1 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents Phulla-Ketur Pala. Direction: Kumar Roy. February 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. Direction: Debesh Chattopadhyay. February 2 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Theatre Canvas presents Medea. February 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.15 pm: Samakaleen Sanskriti presents Asanprikta. Direction: Sudipto Sarkar.


Till February 3 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition The Expatriate Gods: Mosques, Temples and Shrines in Canada and the US by Anupam Banerji. Till February 4 at the city showrooms of Senco Gold Museum; 11 am - 8 pm: Expressions 2003 — an exclusive diamond affair showcasing Asmi range of diamond jewellery.


February 1 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Students of The Oral School for Deaf Children will stage a dance-drama, Ramayana. Direction: Sharmila Mukherjee. February 1 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Shinjan Nrityalaya presents a solo Odissi dance recital by Shreelina Ghosh, disciple of Aloka Kanungo. Also, Odissi group recital and dance drama (directed by Bolaka Das). February 2 at Madhusudan Mancha; 10 am: Dance-drama Kurani, written by Kshitish Roy and composed by Jyotirindra Nath Maitra will be presented along with Jyotirindra Nath Maitra’s immortal opera, Nabajibaner Gaan. Participants include Gita Ghatak, Chandrabali Rudra, Suranjana Basu and Debashish Roy Chowdhury and members of Punascha, the alumni association of Kamala Girls’ School.


January 31 at Srijan Rooftop, 176, Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm - 8 pm: In its monthly tribute to the Rock legends of the Sixties, Music from Distant Shores, Srijan presents Deep Purple by Malavika Desai. Also, live performances by Xerexes. February 2 at Mahajati Sadan; 9 am: Kanai Dutta Smriti Sangeet Sammelan hosts a classical musical soiree featuring Pt. Budhdhadev Dasgupta (sarod), Pt. Swapan Chowdhury (tabla solo), Sandeep and Rajyashree Ghosh (vocal). February 5 at Nazrul Manch; 4 pm - 9 pm: ReachOut — a rock concert in aid of the special children of REACH. Featuring Cassini’s Division, Cognac and Insomnia. Special appearances: Krosswindz, Amyt Datta, Nondon Bagchi, Usha Uthup and others.


February 1 at Meghnad Saha Auditorium, University of Calcutta; 11 am - 4.30 pm: National seminar on Recent Trend in Polymers and Petrochemicals — an Indian Scenario. Speakers include: Dr Shovon Ghosh, Dr T. Mukherjee, Dr Subrata Ganguly, Dr G. Mukherjee and Dr M.S. Banerjee.


January 31 at Shivananda Hall, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Gol Park: 5.30 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak on the Bhagwad Gita. February 1 at Institute of Historical Studies Lecture Hall, 35 Theatre Road; 3.30 pm: Professor Sunil Kr Sen Memorial Lecture, 2003 will be delivered by Dr Kanailal Chattopadhyay. Topic: Brahmo Samaj — Attitude towards industrial workers and peasants.

book release

January 31 at ITC Sonar Bangla Sheraton & Towers; 6.45 pm: Well-known film actor Victor Banerjee will release Jayabrato Chatterjee’s novel, Beyond All Heavens. The release will be followed by a dramatised reading of two chapters by the author and his daughter, Sahana. Also, music by The Calcutta Foundation and Promita Mullick.


February 1 (9 am - 8.30 pm) & February 2 (2 pm - 8.30 pm) at Meghnad Saha Auditorium, University of Calcutta: Polymer Science and Technology ex-students’ reunion.


February 2 at Dr Sisir Kumar Bose Sarani (formerly Allenby Road) and Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani (Elgin Road) corner; 10 am: Netaji Research Bureau will celebrate Dr Sisir Kumar Bose’s birth aniversary. This will be followed by (at Sarat Bose Hall, Netaji Bhavan, 10.15 am): a music recital by Aniruddha Sinha.

food festival

Till January 31 at Bichitra, Peerless Inn: Kashmiri food festival, Wazwan. Till February 3 at Dakshinee, Swabhumi; 5 pm onwards: The Chettinad Festival featuring non-vegetarian cuisine from Tamil Nadu. January 31 to February 6 at Ming Room (next to Trincas, Park Street); 12 noon - 3 pm: Chinese food festival of set lunches based on Shanghai, Szechuan and Hunan cuisine.
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