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Till May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Annual exhibition of paintings and stained glass by members of Friends. Till May 5 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Anuswar. Till May 23 at Gallery Caps, 16 Jatin Bagchi Road, Calcutta 29; 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: An exhibition of the works of renowned artists. Till May 31 (except Sundays & holidays) at ING Vysya Bank Ltd, Sikkim House, 4/1 Middleton Street; 10 am - 6 pm; Sat. (10 am - 3 pm): An exhibition of paintings by Abhijit Guha, Suktara Guha, Sanju Manna and Biswajit Paul.


May 4 at Kala Mandir; 10.30 am: The Park Medical Research Society’s annual foundation day celebration and fund raising function features the Bengali play, Noti Binodini, by the Calcutta High Court Advocates Drama Association, with Ajit Panja in the role of Sri Ramakrishna. May 3 & 4 at Academy of Fine Arts: A drama fest to mark the 55th aniversary of Bohurupee. May 3 at 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Nagarik, Dhaka presents Tagore’s Rakta Karabi. May 4 at 10 am at Academy and at 6.30 pm at Rabindra Sadan: Nagarik Natyangan Ensemble, Dhaka presents Sombhu Mitra’s Chand Boniker Pala. May 3 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natasena presents Gorur Garir Headlight. Direction: Saroj Roy. May 4 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3.30 pm: Theatron presents Tomari Matir Kanya. Direction: Saswati Biswas. May 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Drishyapat presents Charan Kabi. Direction: Anirban Bhattacharya. May 4 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Concept and direction: Usha Ganguli. May 4 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Shesh Santrash. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty.


April 25 onwards at 408, Jodhpur Park: Urban Dream organises a four-week Western dance workshop to be conducted by Mayhem. May 6 - 24 at 11F Palm Avenue, Calcutta 19; 5 pm - 6 pm: Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts is organising a workshop on impressions of diverse Western Dance Techniques. This includes Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Graham, Horton and Release techniques. The workshop, to be conduced by Mitali Sinha, Paramita Chakraborty and Varshaa Bardhan, is open to dancers with at least two years’ experience in any dance form. Details at #2247-5997.


Till May 17 (except Sundays) at CIMA Gallery; Tuesday - Saturday, 2 pm - 7 pm; Monday (3 pm - 7 pm): Thief of Baghdad — an exhibition of posters by M.F. Husain.


Till May 6 at Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetham Sankara Hall, 93 Southern Avenue: Sri Sankara Jayanthi Celebrations, organised by Sankara Hall and Sankara Institute of Philosophy & Culture. Mornings — Ganapathy Homam. Evenings — Tirupugazh Bhajan led by N.S. Mani of Chennai and other programmes.


May 3 at Rabindra Sadan; 7 pm: Dakhinee celebrates Tagore’s birth anniversary along with its foundation day and convocation ceremony. on this occasion, Sunil Kumar Roy Smriti Purashkar and Seba Mitra Smriti Purashkar will be awarded to Ananda Gupta and Reshmi Manna, respectively. Finally, the artistes of Dakshinee will present a special programme on Rabindrasangeet. May 3 at G-55, Dakshinapan; 6.15 pm: Solo Rabindrasangeet recitals by Kabir Suman, Sulagna Mukherjee, Raghab Chatterjee, Anasua Chaudhury and Goutam Ghosal. May 4 at Sree Thyagaraja Hall; 6 pm: Rasika Ranjana Sabha presents a vocal recital by Kamala Pattabhiraman, with S. Ranganathan (viloin), P.V. Sairam (mridangam), R. Bharat (ghatam) and R. Manikantan (tabla).


May 4 at Sarat Sadan; 10.30 am: Kalamandalam’s annual dance festival.


May 3 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall, 6 pm: Govinda Gop[al Mukhopadhyaya will speak in Bengali on Bharater Adhyatmik Parampara.


May 3 at Taj Bengal; 10 am: Calcutta Metropolitan Ladies Circle No. 65 presents Coffee Morning 2003 for ladies.


May 4 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P.Lal concludes the episode of the out-of-wedlock birth of Kunti’s son Karna, and Indra’s stealing of Karna’s flesh-armour and earrings, in the 178th weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


May 4 at Ultadanga; 11 am: P.C. Chandra Jewellers will inaugurate its fifth showroom at Ultadanga. Well-known model Yana Gupta will grace the occasion. Celebrities from Tollywood will also be present.
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