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Till March 4 at The Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship, 72 Dum Dum Road; 2 pm - 8 pm: Annual Exhibition-2003 by the students. Till March 5 (except Sunday) at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of recent works of Anandajit Ray, Debnath Basu, Pinaki Barua and Walter D’Souza. Till March 7 at The Artery, Himadri Apartments, 1st floor, opp. Ballygunge Cricket Club; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Paritosh Sen along with four young artistes, Sudeshna Halder, Samir Roy, Sheikh Shahjahan and Satyaranjan Sarkar. Till March 8 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 2 pm - 7 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents an exhibition, K.G. Subramanyan’s Enamels. Also, a panel discussion with Tapati Guha Thakurta, Ratnabali Chatterjee and Pranabranjan Roy on ‘K.G. Subramanayan and Contemporary India Art’ on March 1 at 6 pm. Till February 28 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am- 7 pm: Beyond Language — An exhibition of paintings by Malay Chandan Saha. Till March 29 (except Sundays) at CIMA Gallery; Tuesdays to Saturdays: 2 pm - 7 pm, Mondays: 3 pm - 7 pm: Art of Bengal: A Vision Defined. An exhibition of the works of Bikash Bhattacharjee, Arun Bose, Jogen Chowdhury, Somnath Hore, Meera Mukherjee, Ganesh Pyne, Sarbari Roy Chowdhury, Lalu Prosad Shaw, Arpita Singh and K.G. Subramanayan. Till March 2 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Sumita Maity. February 27 - March 2 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 2 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of Vikalp’s collection of major paintings and sculptures by both old and contemporary masters of Bengal.


February 28 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinaama. Dir: Usha Ganguli. March 2 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Jaaraa Brishtite Bhijechhilo, performed by Bijoylakshmi Barman. March 2 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Munni O Saat Chowkidaar. Direction: Manoj Mitra. March 2 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani presents Prachyo. Dir: Koushik Sen.

DRAMA festival

February 27 - March 2 at Academy of Fine Arts: Nandikar presents second National Women’s Theatre Festival, in memory of Tripti Mitra, featuring Feb. 27 at 6 pm: Begam Akhtar (Bengali) presented by Kaladharmi, Delhi, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (English) presented by Ripples, Secundrabad. Feb 28 at 6.30 pm: Aami Meye (Bengali) presented by Jugagni (Berhampore) and Pinjirar Paakhi (Bengali, a medley of verse and song solo recital) presented by Goutam Haldar. March 1 at 3 pm: Chandalika (Bengali) presented by Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, at 6.30 pm: Mahabhara Se and Luna (Hindi) presented by Allaripu, Delhi. March 2 at 3 pm Manthara (Kannada) presented by Spandana, Bangalore, at 6.30 pm: Khunje Nao (Bengali) presented by Rangroop, Calcutta.


February 27 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Somatmananda will speak in Bengali on Swami Vivekananda’s Devavani. February 27 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhanandaji will speak on Vakmiki Ramayana.


February 27 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road: Three Sahitya Akademi Awardees from the city — Sandipan Chattopadhyay (Bengali 2002), Alka Saraogi (Hindi, 2001) and Amit Chaudhuri (English, 2002) will be felicitated. They will read excerpts from their novels. The programme will be anchored by Navaneeta Dev Sen. Also, classical music rendition by Amit Chaudhuri.


February 28, March 1 & 2 at Paschima, Swabhumi; 5 pm: Fish festival. Every Sunday at Guchhi (Indian speciality restaurant) Hyatt Regency; 12 noon to 3 pm: A special brunch comprising Kebabs, Kadhai dishes an assortment of Biriyani and wine.


February 27 and 28 at Obsession Gallery; 11 am - 7 pm: Jaysri presents intricate hand embroidery and natural fabrics of various colours along with accessories of semi-precious stones to match.


February 27 at the Ballroom, The Oberoi Grand; 7.30 pm: The Look — A Bouquet of Colours — a fashion show by Monapali. By invitation only.


February 28 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.30 pm: Nibaran Sangeet Sammelan, organised by Sudhirkrishna Sangeet Samaj. A felicitation to sarod artiste Ustad Ashis Khan. Participants: Ustad Ashis Khan (sarod), Kajal Misra (Kathak), Gouri Guha (vocal) and Pramothmohan Thakur (sarod).


February 27 & 28 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 6.30 pm: Versedance — a dance -theatre, is a non-linear, non-literal, unique and new form of dance that explores the body in poetic motion to love. Dancer-Performer: Prarthana Purkayastha. Concept: Jhuma Basak. Reading/Narrative: Samik Bandyopadhyay. Music: Dhruba Basu Roy and Kaushik Dutt.
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