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Till March 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: The Last of the Shadows — the debut exhibition of Balaka Bhattacharjee’s paintings. Till March 16 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Phasol (Harvest) — an exhibition of acrylic on canvas by Madhukanta Sen. Till March 16 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Howrah Paints presents its second group exhibition featuring the works of Amit Nayek, Ranajit Gharai, Saptarshi Das, Sailash Mitra and Tapas Mondal. 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 renowned masters. Till March 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Dipto Narayan Chatterjee and Nilay Sarkar. Till March 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Dr Laxmi Narayan Pachori presents his 48th exhibition of water colours. Till March 23 at Seagull Arts and Media Research Centre, 36C, S.P.Mukerjee Road; 2 pm - 7 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents an exhibition, Re-Take of ‘Amrita’ 2001-2002 — Digital Photomontages by Vivan Sundaram, based on photographs by Umrao Singh Sher Gill (1870 - 1954) and the Sher-Gill archive.


March 14 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. March 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Paliye Beray. Direction: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. March 15 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Direction: Usha Ganguli. March 16 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Sir Subodh Sarkar will speak on Winkle Twinkle, to be followed by the staging of the Ekush Shatak production, Sharodiya Shajahan, directed by Shyamal Chakraborty. March 16 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh will stage Bhadreswarir Galpo. Directioin: Rishi Mukherjee. March 16 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Spandan presents Koi Ek Raat. Direction: Ashok Singh.


Till March 22 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: To mark the completion of its 30 years, Sayak organises a full-length drama competition. Featuring Dhnorai Charit Manas by Kalyani Kalamandalam on 14th, Shalya Parbo by Barasat Anushilanee Kendra on 15th, Dana by Sanskritik on 16th, Cornel-ke Keu Chithi Lekhe Na by Gobardanga Shilpayan on 17th, Nityapuran by Nairik on 19th, Swaad by Ritwik on 20th, Ushnabhumi by Suhrid on 21st, and Nagar Kotyal by Bengali Association Bhopal on 22nd. Judges: Samik Bandyopadhyay, Harimadhab Mukhopadhyay and Indrasis Laharry.


March 14 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Sitar recital by Satya Narayan Mondal. March 14 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: An evening oif Tagore songs and recitation. Participants: Rajeswar Bhattacharya, Rita Roy, Shubha Pal, Dipankar Pal, Sugata Sen, Nandini Ganguli, Shinjini Acharya Majumdar, Bhaskar Chakraborty, Soumen Gupta and Debashis Kumar Bose. March 16 at CIMA Gallery; 6 pm: Bhakti — a musical performance by Sarmila Bose. March 16 at the Aldeen Lawns, Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Chalo Re Mil Dekho Holi Khelat Shyam — Featuring Holi dhrupad and dhamars by Falguni Mitra and ITC SRA scholars, Sitar by Supratik Sengupta, Holi and seasonal bandishes by Abdul Rashid Khan, and traditional Holi and Basant Ritu compositions by Shubha Mudgal.


March 15 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: The Oral School for Deaf Children presents Ramayana. Direction and choreography: Sharmila Mukherjee.


Till March 20 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 4 pm - 8 pm: Legacy — Old manuscripts, photographs and curios from the collection of Alok Mitra, linear descendent of Raja Mahendra Narayan. Till March 15 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 3 pm - 8 pm: Surfaces — an exhibition of digital prints of direct scans by Ilse Hilpert as well as three lectures by her. Till March 14 at Renaissance Gallery; 10 am - 7.30 pm: In celebration of Kamaladevi Birth Centenary, Crafts Council of West Bengal presents a collection of exclusive sarees, Dupattas and fabrics from traditional master weavers and printers.


Till March 31 at Oxford Bookstore: A bumper sale of books on various topics including fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, computers.


Till March 23 at The Bar, Hyatt Regency; 12 noon - midnight: Screenings of every World Cup cricket match on The Bar’s full flat plasma TV along with a menu of sandwiches and burgers and draught beer for Rs 395 (all inclusive). Till March 23 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set Indian or Chinese lunch at Rs 100 with World Cup cricket live telecast on giant screen. Every Sunday at Guchhi (the Indian speciality restaurant), Hyatt Regency; 12 noon to 3 pm: A special brunch comprising Kebabs, Kadhai dishes and Biriyani (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties) and wine. Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.
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