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Till April 19 at Galerie 88; 11 am - 7 pm: Recent works in Latex and Resin by Jehangir Jani. Till April 20 at Academy of Fine Arts; 2 pm - 8 pm: Imagine — An exhibition of paintings and drawings jointly created by Madhubanti Banerjee and Dip Banerjee.


April 15 at Academy of Fine Arts at 3 pm: Shaili presents Nyapay Maare Doi. Drama and direction: Basudev Sen. April 15 at Academy of Fine Arts at 6.30 pm: Natyargha presents Nato Neer. Dir: Pulak Lahiri. April 15 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sandarbha presents its latest production, Shani Mangal. Drama, direction and acting: Soumitra Basu.


April 16 at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge; 6 pm: A sitar recital by Maruti Patil, with Gopal Mishra on the tabla. April 17 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: An esraj recital by Buddhadev Das, with Sandip Ghosh on the tabla. April 18 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6 pm: Baikali presents The Felicitation of a Maestro, a Rabindrasangeet and fusion recital by expatriate vocalist Isheeta Ganguly and dedicated to Suchitra Mitra. Also, a sarod and Rabindrasangeet recitals with Buddhadev Dasgupta and Pramita Mullick. Cards at Oxford Bookstore and Melody, Rashbehari Avenue.


April 15 at Calcutta Club; 6 pm: Calcutta Club presents Natun Aalo by Debashree Roy. Hosted by Saturday Club, sponsored by Multiple Group and event management by Spandan.


April 17 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 6 pm: Sarala Birla, chairperson, Birla Academy, will release the book, Bengal: Sites and Sights (edited by Pratapaditya Pal and Enamul Haque and published by Marg Publications) after a brief introduction by Enamul Haque. A vocal recital (including songs of Tagore, D.L. Roy, Atulprosad and Rajanikanta) by Nupurchhanda Ghosh will follow.


Till April 19 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, Calcutta 19; 10 am - 5 pm: Tree of Life — a Malaysia-India exhibition. April 15 at Identity (annexe) Gallery; 10 am - 8 pm: Inspiration presents an exhibtion cum sale of ladies salwar suits and Westerns in cottons, crepes, georgettes and chiffons. Also, unstitched pieces and cotton fabric (white). April 15 at Genesis, 8B Middleton Street: Akriti of Jaipur presents a wide range of handloom salwar-kurtas and kurtis. April 15 - 17 at Ice Skating Rink; 10 am - 8 pm: Rotary Club of Calcutta Chowringhee RI District 3290 presents Parampara 2003 — a three-day arts and crafts fundraiser for a cause. The exhibition features arts in its natural and stylised form from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Haryana, Hyderabad, Balngalore, Chennai, Udaipur and Jaipur.

dance & PAINTING

April 16 at Gorky Sadan; 6.30 pm: Shibaranjani and Open Doors present Evening for Peace — an evening of Indian classical dance and painting. Participants are Jogen Chowdhury, Suvaprasanna Bhattacharya, Samir Aich and Dipali Bhattacharya in painting; Indira Bergeon of France in Bharata Natyam, Dipanwita Roy and Priyadarshini Roy in Odissi, and Dipankar Mukherjee in Sanskrit chants.


Till April 21 at Sri Thyagaraja Hall: The 63rd year Sri Ramanavami Celebrations, organised by Ved Bhavan Bhajan Samaj. Today at 6.30 pm: Sri Rama Baktha Vijayam by Sri Hariji.


April 18 & 19 at Moulali Yuba Kendra; 11 am - 4 pm: A workshop on Bharata Natya, to be conducted by Khagendra Nath Barman. Organised by Vision Impressario.


April 18 at Uttam Mancha: Cine Centeral, Calcutta presents the 4th New Millennium Film Festival. The films to be screened are The Sea That Thinks (The Netherlands; Dir: Gert de Graapp) at 4 pm; Scars (Norway; Dir: Lars Berg) and Mayday Mayhem (Hungary; Dir: Robert Koltai).


April 15 at Suruchi, 89 Elliot Road; 12.30 pm - 3 pm: Suruchi welcomes you to authentic Bengali cuisine. Takeaway orders from 10 am - 11.30 am. Till April 20 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Shubho Nabobarsha, Kolkata! Special ‘not all Bengali’ set lunches. Details at #2229-8947/7825 Till April 27 at The Astor; 12 noon onwards: The Endless Kebab Festival, featuring lip-smacking delicacies of chicken, mutton, prawn and veggies. 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). Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.
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