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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. Till 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. Till April 4 at Gorky Sadan; 4 pm - 7 pm: The Cultural Department of the Russian Federation Consulate General in Calcutta hosts an exhibition of paintings Anubhava’s Feelings by Anubhava Alla Zakrevskaya. Till 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 4 pm - 8 pm: Ramkumarer Padma — an exhibition of recent paintings by Ramkumar Manna. April 2 - 9 at Chemould Art Gallery; 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. Till April 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 upcoming artists.


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. Dir: Chandan Das. April 6 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Proscenium presents Prattakha Ba Parrakha. (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.


April 2 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Abritti Parishad presents a programme of recitation, verse drama and songs composed from verses. Participants include Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta (songs), Satinath Mukhopadhyay and Tulsi Roy (skits) and solo recitation by Bratati Bandopadhyay.


Till April 6 at Indian Museum, Asutosh Birth Centenary Hall; 1 pm - 8 pm: Positive Lives — an exhibition of photographs on HIV-AIDS by renowned lensmen. Organised by Apne-Aap Women Worldwide and Drik India.

panel Discussion

April 2 at Indian Museum, Asutosh Birth Centenary Hall; 10 am: Panel discussion on Representation of HIV by the Media. Organised by Apne-Aap Women Worldwide and Drik India.


April 2 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita April 2 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, Abhedananda Memorial Hall; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. April 2 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Ajarananda will speak in Bengali on Tirthanoy Bharatbarsha. April 2 at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, 8, Shakespeare Sarani; 6.15 pm: Dr Ananda Reddy of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, speaks 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,.


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.


April 2 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: Classical vocal recital by Anjana Nath with Chandrabhan (tabla) and Jyoti Goho (harmonium). April 2 at Kala Mandir; 6.30 pm: British Council presents a concert by multi-percussionist Pete Lockett’s Network of Sparks with Selvaganesh and Mrigya.


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.

award ceremony

April 5 at Nazrul Mancha; 5.30 pm: The presentation of 2nd Parle Saraswati Vandana Awards, instituted by the Parle Centre of Excellence for an inter-school contest based on the Saraswati Puja celebrations.


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.
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