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Till May 11 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Annual exhibition of paintings and sculptures by the members of Indian Society of Oriental Art. 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. May 9 - 17 at Sanskriti Art Gallery , 17/1D, Alipore Road, Calcutta; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures titled Maihar II... Revisited. 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 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Charbak presents Kande Keno Bahula Sondari. Drama/direction: Chandra Dastidar. May 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natasena presents Dhar Mundur Kissa. Direction: Durga Chakraborty and Dipankar Chakraborty. May 9 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukherjee. May 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyayan presents Brischik. Drama and direction: Anil Dey. May 10 at Girish Mancha, 6.30 pm; May 11 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.45 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Translated and directed by Ashok Mukhopadhyay. May 11 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rang Roop presents Khunje Nao. Music and direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. May 11 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


Till May 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. May 8 at Sandre Hall, Calcutta School of Music; 4 pm - 6.30 pm: Ghoomar/Dandiya dance workshop conducted by Dhiman Sankar. May 8 onwards at 408, Jodhpur Park: Urban Dream organises a four-week Western dance workshop conducted by Mayhem. May 10 - 24 at 14 at Coriolis, 62, Ballygunge Circular Road; 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm: A dance workshop for the age group 7 to 12. Details with Puneet/ Meghna at # 22476534 or 24655920.

audio play

May 8 at Paschim Banga Bangla Academy; 6.30 pm: Barisha-Katha hosts an evening of audio-plays.

poets’ meet

May 11 at Aikatan complex, IA 290, Salt Lake; 10 am: A Kavi Sammelan (poets’ meet) on greeshma (summer) with participants from various parts of the country. Hosted by Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre.


May 8 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Govinda Gopal Mukhopadhyaya will speak in Bengali on Srimad Bhagavata-sara. May 8 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A &B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Swami Shamshuddhananda will discuss in Bengali on Shandilya-Sutra.


May 10 & 11 at The Future Foundation School auditorium, 3, Regent Park: The Future Foundation School hosts its ninth school festival, Nirvana 2003.


May 8 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Rabindrasangeet Sammelan. May 9 at Rotary Sadan, 6 pm & May 11 at the Raj Bhavan; 6.30 pm: A novel concert featuring Lee Alison Sibley and Pramita Mallick singing Rabindrasangeet and the music of Pete Seegar. May 10 at Tollygunge Club, HSBC Hall; 7 pm: Shaam-e-Ghazal by Vibhas Kichlu.

Music & DANCE

May 9 at Kala Kunj; 6.30 pm: Nritya Kutira celebrates Tagore’s birth aniversary with a solo recital of Tagore songs by Ananda Gupta, to be followed by dance-drama Badhu, based on Tagore’s poem and directed and performed by Anjana Banerji.

dance drama

May 10 at Madhusudan Mancha; 7 pm: Jahnavi Centre for Performing Arts presents Anya Aami, inspired by Tagore’s work. Choreographed and performed by Madhuboni Chatterjee.


Till May 17 (except Sunday) 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. May 8 - 10 at Identity Gallery, 22 Ballygunge Park Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: The Cottons of India — Master Weavers and Printers showcase sarees, dupattas and fabric in cool summer hues. Created by Artistry: Sujata Sarawgi and Neetika Swarup.
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