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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 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 Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Shohan presents Chhaya Marich. Direction: Aneesh Ghosh. 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. Dir: 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 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.

poets’ meet

May 9 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Kavi Sammelan, to mark Tagore’s birth anniversary, features solo reading of poems by pets and writers. 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 10 & 11 at The Future Foundation School auditorium, 3, Regent Park: The Future Foundation School hosts its ninth school festival, Nirvana 2003.


May 9 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 Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre; 5 pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents The evolution of harmony and the role of interpretation — a session on Western classical music with Anita Mehta, along with interactive discussions and selected music. May 10 at Tollygunge Club, HSBC Hall; 7 pm: Shaam-e-Ghazal by Vibhas Kichlu.


May 9 at Birla Academy; 6.30 pm: Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Birla Academy of Art & Culture present an Odissi recital by Shayomita Dasgupta (Mili). May 10 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: The Dance We Dance — an evening of classical Odissi and folk dances presented by the students of Odissi Vision & Movement Centre. May 12 at Gyan Manch; 6 pm: Saugandhikam presents Bharata Natyam students in Rhythm of Enchantment and Sanjukta Banerjee in The Rebel Women of India.

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. Till May 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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