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Till March 23 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of masks by Sourav Basu. Till March 23 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Annual exhibition by members of Canvas Artists’ Circle. 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. 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.


March 21 at Academy of Fine Arts; 7 pm: Theatron presents Tomari Matir Kanya directed by Saswati Biswas. March 22 at Sujata Sadan; 6.30 pm: Niva Arts presents Astaraag. Direction: Ashok Chatterjee. March 23 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das.


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 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 22 - 28 at Rabindra Sadan: Afestival of Tagore’s plays, organised by Rabindra Sadan in association with EZCC and Department of Information and Culture. Inauguration on March 22 at 4 pm with a discussion by Tapas Sen, Pabitra Sarkar, Asoke Mukhopadhyay, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Kaushik Sen and Sanat Chatterjee. The plays to be staged are: Chokher Bali by Kushilav (March 22 at 6.30 pm), Ghare Baire by Natyaranga (March 23 at 10 am), Raja by Blind Opera (March 24 at 6.30 pm), Puraskar by Swapnasandhani and Falguni (Suchona) by Chetana (March 25 at 6.30 pm), Daakghar by Sambarta and Taraprosonner Kirti by Shilpayon (March 26 at 6 pm), Kaler Yatra by Somikshan (March 27 at 6 pm) and Achalayatan by Chhandik (March 28).


Till March 31 at Oxford Bookstore: A bumper sale of books on various topics including fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, computers. March 20 - 23 at 1 Ballygunge Park Road, ground floor (Opposite Ice Skating Rink): An exhibition of Butterfly children’s books covering a wide range of topics from pop-up books, activity books, story books to phonic workbooks, art and craft books and many more.


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. March 20 - 26 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; An exhibition of hand-made, printed and gold embossed stationary and desk-top accessories, home textiles — woven and printed, crafts in a range of design and colour. March 20 - 22 at 89 Elliot Road; 10.30 am - 4.30 pm: A Spring Bazar organised by All Bengal Women’s Union features a wide range of handicrafts, linen, sarees and also bakery products including snacks and spices.


March 22 at the department of geography, University of Calcutta, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road; 2 pm: The Students’ Geographical Association celebrates its Golden Jubilee during the department’s annual re-union programme.


March 20 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Sanskrit Bhagavad-Gita.


Till March 23 at The Bar, Hyatt Regency; 12 noon - midnight: Screenings of World Cup cricket matches on The Bar’s full flat plasma TV along with a menu of sandwiches, burgers and draught beer. Till March 23 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set Indian or Chinese lunch 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 of Kebabs, Kadhai dishes and Biriyani (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties) and wine. Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.


March 20 at Max Mueller Bhavan; 7 pm: Little France on the Hooghly — a documentary on Chandernagore by Payal Mohanka.


March 22 at Padatik Little Theatre; 6.30 pm: Anamika Kala Sangam and Padatik Dance Centre jointly host a solo Odissi dance recital by Kaberi Sen.


March 22 at St Xavier’s College auditorium; 6 pm: Black Coffee, in association with St Xavier’s College, presents Time Travil Live in Concert.
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