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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 Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Quite Another War — an exhibition of paintings by some of Bengal’s leading painters. 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 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 Ushnabhumi by Suhrid on 21st, and Nagar Kotyal by Bengali Association Bhopal on 22nd.


March 22 - 28 at Rabindra Sadan: A festival 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. Till March 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 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. Till March 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 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 21 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. March 21 at Alapan, Peerless-Inn; 6 pm: Dr C.V. Narasimha Reddi will deliver the Sanat Lahiri Memorial Lecture 2003 on Globalisation: PR Challenges & Opportunities.


March 21 onwards at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets only Fridays: Shawarma Nights — A sumptuous Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma. 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: Special brunch of Kebabs, Kadhai dishes and Biriyani (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties) and wine.


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 21 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Rabindrasangeet by Chitralekha Banerjee. 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.


March 21 at Space Circle; 7 pm: Pepsi Bowling Ladder Challenge for members.
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