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Till March 31 at K.C. Das, 11A & B Esplanade East: Paintings on leather by Anirban Seth. Till April 5 (except Sundays) at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: Forgotten Pioneers of Modern Bengal Art: Radha Charan Bagchi (1910-1977) — the series of exhibitions dedicated to the forgotten pioneers. March 31 - April 6 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Chandra Bhattacharjee, Dipak Mukherjee, Goutam Basu, Pramathes Chandra and Ramlal Dhar. March 31 - April 6 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and drawings Shyamali Matir Kanya by Arunendu Banerjee. April 1 - 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, 55 Gariahat Road; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Ramkumar Mann titled Ramkumarer Padma begins today. April 2 - 9 at Chemould Art Gallery, Queen’s Mansion, 12, Park Street; 11 am - 7 pm (Sunday closed): An exhibition of paintings titled No War — An Artistic Protest by members of International Young Artists’ Organisation. April 2 - 12 at Good Time Reading and Art Shop, 27, Shakespeare Sarani; 3 pm - 7 pm (except Sunday): An exhibition of collages by Rajarshi Dutta Roy. April 1 - 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Twelfth annual exhibition by students of Visual Arts Section of Academy of Fine Arts. April 6 - 13 at Proscenium Art Centre; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by talented young artists.


April 1 at Academy of Fine Arts at 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Jaaraa Brishtite Bhijechhilo. Direction: Gautam Halder. April 3 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rashbehari Srishti presents Mohit Chattopadhyay’s Sundar. April 5 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Proscenium presents J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Direction: Sheo Kumar Jhunjhunwala. April 6 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das. April 6 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Proscenium hosts a multi-lingual play Prattakha Ba Parakha (Direct or Indirect). Written and directed by Soumya Rakshit. April 9 at Academy of Fine Arts at 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Char Duar. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharyya.


March 31 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Dr Govinda Gopal Mukhopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Srimad Bhagavata-sara. March 31 at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, 8, Shakespeare Sarani; 6.15 pm: Dr Ananda Reddy of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, will speak in English on Essentials of the Gita. April 2 at Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce premises, 15B, Hemanta Basu Sarani; 5 pm: An address by Md. Salim, minister of minorities development & welfare, self-employment, youth services & technical education, government of West Bengal.


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. April 5 at Jibananada Sabhagriha, Paschim Banga Bangla Academy, 1/1 AJC Bose Road; 5 pm: The Eastern Institute of Social Sciences and Culture hosts a youth workshop on Human Rights. Presenters: Mohana Dam, Ipsita Majumdar and Mohar Chakraborty.


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


March 31 at Swabhumi: 6 pm: Baul songs by Sanjit Das. March 31 at Seagull Arts & media Resource Centre, Bhawnipore; 6 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents a programme of recitals of and discussions on Indian classical music. The programme begins today with a series of four weekly vocal recitals. The first in the series is writer and musician Amit Chaudhuri. April 2 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Classical vocal recital by Anjana Nath with Chandrabhan (tabla) and Jyoti Goho (harmonium). April 9 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Solo music recital by Tapas Das.


April 1 at Rabindra Sadan; 7 pm: Utkal Shiksha Samsad hosts a solo Odissi dance recital by Sharmila Mukherjee. April 6 at Madhusudan Mancha; 10 am: Bhavna and Kala Mandalam present Tagore’s Chitrangada in two dance styles: Guru Govindan Kutty uses the Kathakali style while Kalavati Devi choreographs in the Manipuri format. The music is by Swapan Pakrasi and Biplab Mondal. Anindo Majumder, Pramita Mullick and Roma Mondal will lend vocal support.

environment festival

Till April 6 at Earthcare Books, 10 Middleton Street (near Jeevan Deep); 10 am - 8 pm: Earth Vision Festival/ Vasundhara Utsav — A festival for earthcare, justice and co-evolution featuring relevant books and booklets, poster exhibitions and audio-visual programmes on environment. Also, a wide display of ‘alternative and environment-friendly’ products and cultural show in the evenings.


Till April 12 at Nupur’s Boutique, 255 Jodhpur Park; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of Madhubani painting sarees, applique bedcovers, and other items. April 2 - 4 at Identity Gallery anex: Sharmila and Ratna present an exhibition of Kantha-stitch sarees, embroidered linens, cushion covers, napkins, nightwear and decorative artifacts from Indonesia. April 3 - 9 at Domus Art Gallery, showroom 7B (ground floor), Neelambar Building, 28/B, Shakespeare Sarani; 11 am - 6.30 pm: Ashirvad presents an exhibition of exclusive hand-crafted, embroidered garments. April 4 - 7 at Swabhumi; 2 pm - 8 pm: Sushree showcases its summer collection of exclusive embroidered, applique, fabric, prints and mix ’n ’match sarees, panjabis, salwar-suits and gift items. April 4 & 5 at Genesis Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of handcrafted jewellery (22 k) ranging from traditional South Indian temple motifs to designs from the Nizam’s era. Also, a collection of Venkatagiri sarees of Andhra Pradesh. April 7 - 9 at 16, Congress Exhibition Road, Marriage House, Cal 17; 11 am: An exhibition of hand-crafted gift items of stained glass and other products organised by members of Kiran.


Every Thursday at Grain of Salt Bar; 6 pm onwards: Ladies Night Only — a special evening for the ladies only full of fun, food and music. Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — 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. Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.n n Till April 14 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set Indian or Chinese vegetarian or non-vegetarian lunches.


April 1 at 23 Alipore Estates, 8/6/1 Alipore Road; 4 pm: Phulwari, an evening centre for children with autism, Asperger’s syndrome and learning disabilities, celebrates its third birthday.
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