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Till March 29 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 artists. Till March 29 at E.B. Campus, Rabindra Bharati University; 2 pm - 7 pm: The annual exhibition by the students of the faculty of visual arts, Rabindra Bharati University. Till March 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Utsa presents an exhibition of drawing, painting and sculpture. Till March 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and terracotta by Antara Basak. Till March 30 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 4th floor; 4 pm - 8 pm: Portents ó an exhibition of paintings by Susanta Paral.


n March 28 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Samstab presents its latest production, Gunodharer Asukh. Direction: Dwijen Bandyopadhyay. n March 29 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Rittwik presents Ichchhepuran. Direction: Pranab Chattopadhyay. n March 29 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: On the occasion of Utpal Duttís 74th birth aniversary, PLT and UDF present Titumeer, written and directed by Utpal Dutt. March 29 at Niranjan Sadan; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Manoj Mitraís two new one-act plays, Chamchamkumar and Dantaranga. Direction: Deepak Das.


March 28 at Rabindra Sadan: The concluding evening of a festival of Tagoreís plays, organised by Rabindra Sadan in association with EZCC and Department of Information and Culture. features Achalayatan by Chhandik.


March 28 at Kala Mandir; 6.15 pm: Rampart presents Kabir Suman Ekaki ó a solo performance by Kabir Suman. March 29 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Ashokrenu presents a programme of Rabindrasangeet featuring Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta. March 30 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.45 pm: Kala Kalpa presents Samarpaner Gaan. Participants: Suchitra Mitra, Rajeshwar Bhattacharya and Dr Tania Das. March 30 at Srijan Rooftop, 176, Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm: Srijan celebrates RockíníRollís super musician Eric Claptonís 58th birthday with an audio-visual presentation by Surjit Singh coupled with a live presentation of Claptonís music by Cognac.


March 28 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in English on Svetasvatara Upanishad. March 28 at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, 8, Shakespeare Sarani; 6.15 pm: Dr Ananda Reddy of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, will speak in English on Love and Death in Savitri.


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

poetry reading

March 28 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm - 8.30 pm: Srijan hosts a poetry-reading session in English, Bengali and Hindi by Sharmila Ray, Rupak Chakraborty and Pawan Maskara.

film show

Till March 29 at the Seagull Arts & Media Resource Centre, Bhawanipore; 6 pm: Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents Art on Film. Today: Madonna, Child and Saint Anne: Leonardo da Vinci (1452- 1519).Direction: Alain Jaubert


March 28 - 31 at Identity Gallery: Hima Pearls hosts an exhibition of pearl jewellery. March 28 - 30 at Swabhumi; 12 noon onwards: An exhibition-cum-sale of Kumudís collection of Luknowi Chikankari including sarees, blouse pieces, salwar-suits, lehnga-choliand a lot more.


Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights ó A sumptuous Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma. 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. Till March 30 at Limelight Restaurant & Bar, opp. Telephone Bhawan; 11 am - 11 pm: Whytehall 5 Kebab Festival.


March 29 at Bankim Sabhagriha, Presidency College; 3 pm: B.N. Sircar Memorial Centennial Seminar. Speakers: Soumendu Roy, D.K. Sircar and Aurobindo Mukherjee.


Till March 30 at 3 Satish Mukherjee Road (10 am -12 noon) & 159, Sarat Bose Road (5 pm - 8 pm): Manipuri Nartanashram organises a four-day workshop on Maharas to be conducted by Darshana Jhaveri. For details, Smt Gouri Dutta, #2464-9629. April 1 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 10 am - 12 noon: British Council hosts a workshop for percusssionists and other musicians to be conducted by Pete Lockett in collaboration with ITC Sangeet Research Academy.
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