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Till May 30 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of small-sized drawings and paintings by renowned artists. Till June 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and ikebana by Bageshree Dutta and Arundhati Sarkar. Till June 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by members of Horizon. Till May 31 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 Art Gallery presents Parallel Stream works of artists of India, Bangladesh, Korea and Bulgeria. Till June 15 at ITC Sonar Bangla Art-Gallery; 11 am - 7 pm: A retrospective of the artistic expressions of Sunil Das.


May 29 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani presents its latest production Dushman No. 1, based on Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Adaptation: Suman Mukhopadhyay. Direction & acting: Koushik Sen. May 30 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Ekalavya presents a dance programme by challenged children, Also, presentation of Shyamal Sen Smriti Samman. Finally, drama Rabindranath Tagore’s Raja, produced by Blind Opera and directed by Subhasish Gangopadhyay. May 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Choop Katha presents Dui Taranga. Direction: Dolly Basu. May 31 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani presents Prachya. Direction: Koushik Sen. May 31 at Bengal Club; 8 pm & June 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Spandan presents Koi Ek Raat. Direction: Ashok Singh.


Till May 30 at 20/1, Ram Mohun Dutta Road; 10 am- 11.30 am: A workshop on making of utility and decorative jute items for children between 6 and 12 years organised by Balmandir. Till June 15 at Padatik: Padatik’s summer workshop for youngsters includes modern dance, theatre, creative expression, folk dance, Vedic maths and Feng-Shui. Details: 22476087/ 22813189/ 22404426. June 1 onwards at 256C Prince Anwar Shah Road: A week-long workshop on Odissi dance, mime theatre, theatre-games, improvisation with masks, stage make-up, tattoo and body painting. Organised by Sharmila Biswas. Details at #24176765, 2474-5929/2008, 9830020770. June 2 - 11 at Aikatan, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds works on Chhau dance of Seraikela, to be conducted by Pandit Guru Shyama Charan Pati. Details at # 23356796.

poetry reading

May 29 at Srijan Rooftop, 176, Sarat Bose Road, near Deshapriya Park; 6 pm: Poetry readings in English, Bengali and Hindi by Anuradha Roy, Kankabati Dutta, Mallika Sengupta, Subhankar Das, Sushila Chinani and Noor Muhammad ‘Noor’. Anchored by Boudhayan Mukhopadhyay. They will read for 10 minutes each and also interact with the audience.


May 29 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Somatmananda will speak in Bengali on Swami Vivekananda’s Devavani.

album release

May 29 at Rotary Sadan, 94/2 Chowringhee Road; 5 pm: Swayam releases Sapner Kathamala, containing nine songs by well-known singers and written by women survivors of violence that Swayam works with and also by renowned writers.


May 31 at Nazrul Mancha; 6 pm: In aid of HSPICE, a home for terminally ill, specially cancer patients, a musical programme with Bhoomi and dance-drama Alor Pathayatri (based on Salil Chowdhury’s masterpieces) by Koyel-Payel Ballet Troupe.

film show

May 29 at Nandan III; 6 pm: Cine Centra, Calcutta celebrates the Golden Jubilee of scaling Mt. Everest with a special screening of a Slovak film, Sagarmatha, directed by Jan Pirah.

alumni meet

May 31 at The Stadel Lords Banquets, Salt Lake Stadium (opp. Suraksha); 6.30 pm: Technology Alumni Association, IIT Kharagpur, Calcutta Chapter hosts its AGM to be followed by gala musical programme and dinner. Details: I.M. Asthana (2229, 6833, 3234), A.P.Das (2473-535329), Sukumar Samanta (2337-5382) and Shankari P. Ghosh (2359-1623).


Till May 31 at Earthy Myths, 8/2 Loudon Street, 2nd floor; 10.30 am - 7 pm: A tale of cottage cottons — artisans and printers create in a new mix media technique, kurtis, kurtas and dupattas.

summer camp

May 31 - June 8 at Ramrik Institution, Bhawanipore; 1 pm - 3 pm: Mathematics for Fun — Summer camp in mathematics for school children aged between nine years and 13 years. Organised by Centre for Pedagogical Studies in Mathematics (CPSM). Details: B.Guha (2431-2174), A.Mukherjee (2466-2303, till 10.30 am).
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