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Till May 25 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Mandira Bhandari, Swati Majumdar, Rubi Karmakar and Sathi Guin. Till May 25 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Chitralekha Kanjilal. Till May 25 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: The Language of Colours — an exhibition of the works of Sankari Mitra, Debika Mukherjee, Sudatta Basu Roy Chowdhury and Madhu Dhanuka. Till May 30 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of small-sized drawings and paintings by 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. Till June 7 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: International Young Artists Organisation in collaboration with Chitrakoot Arts Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition of paintings, Parallel Stream featuring works by contemporary artists of India, Bangladesh, Korea and Bulgaria.


May 24 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Ganakrishti presents Chatushkon. Drama and direction: Bratya Basu. May 24 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Anya Theatre presents Madhab Malanchi Kainya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. May 24 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: ACT presents Be-Akkel. Direction: Subho Gupta Bhaya. May 24 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Charanik presents Shesh Nahi Je. Direction: Ajanta Ghosh. May 24 at Bidyut Bhavan, Salk Lake, DJ Block; 6 pm: The members of All India Women’s Conference will stage Manoj Mitra’s Dampati. Direction: Prodyut Basak. May 25 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10.30 am: Naksha presents Ekhono. Direction: Ashis Das. May 25 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Aneek presents Adrishya Asukh. Direction: Moloy Biswas.


May 24 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Maddhya Kolkata Sangeet Sammelan hosts a musical workshop on sitar followed by sitar recital. May 24 at Rammohan Library & Free Reading Room auditorium, 267 APC Road; 5.30 pm: A musical programme to celebrate Raja Rammohun Roy’s 231st birth anniversary. May 25 at Sukanta Mancha; 5.30 pm: Naresh Chandra Dutta Smriti Raksha Committee hosts an evening of Indian classical music concert featuring Mrinal Sen (violin), Kajal Dutta (vocal), Nitin Das (sitar) and Kaushik Bhattacharjee (vocal)


May 25 at Girish Mancha; 10 am: Sarba Bharatita Sangeet-O- Sanskriti Parishad celebrates the birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam with the staging of Tagore’s dance-drama Chandalika.


Till May 24 at 11F Palm Avenue, Calcutta 19; 5 pm - 6 pm: Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts’s a workshop on impressions of diverse Western Dance Techniques. This includes Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Graham, Horton and Release techniques. Till May 24 at Aikatan, IA 290 Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC’s workshop on traditional mask making of Assam and Orissa for children upto 16 years ends today. May 25 at Nehru Children’s Museum; 3 pm - 5 pm: Bharat Natyam workshop conducted by Shilpi Baruri; May 25; 3 pm - 6 pm: Odissi dance workshop to be conducted by Poushali Mukherjee Till May 24 at Coriolis, 62, Ballygunge Circular Road; 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm: A dance workshop for the age group 7 to 12 years. Till May 25 at St. Lawrence High School, Ballygunge Circular Road; 10 am - 4 pm: A fun-filled creative activities for children between five and 12 years. May 27 onwards at Balmandir, 20/1 Ram Mohan Dutta Road, Calcutta 20: Dandia Garba — Folk dances of Gujarat: A 10-day workshop for boys and girls above 7 years, and for ladies. Details with Usha Desai, # 24757766

poetry reading

May 25 at Oxford Bookstore; 5 pm: Oxford Bookstore hosts ‘Nonsense Poetry Reading from Doald Dahl, Ogden Nash and others” for children between 8 and 14 years.


May 25 at Nazrul Manch; 5.30 pm: Naba Nirjhar hosts a cultural programme to raise funds for construction of an old age home and residential complex for mentally challenged children. Participants include Mamata Shankar, Usha Uthup, Indranil Sen, Bratati Bandopadhyay, Shrabani Sen and Amit Bandhu Ghosh. May 25 at Fun City; 12 noon onwards: Cool War — An ice-cream eating contest with Tollywood stars followed by live band, fashion show, water games, rain dance et al.


May 24 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Sukumar Bhattacharya will speak in Bengali on Swadhinota Andolane Swamijir Probhab. May 24 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will speak in Bengali on Yuge Yuge Yander Agomon. May 24 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Atmapriyananda will speak in Bengali on Kathopanishad.
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