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Till May 31 at ING Vysya Bank Ltd, Sikkim House, 4/1 Middleton Street; 10 am - 3 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Abhijit Guha, Suktara Guha, Sanju Manna and Biswajit Paul. 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 June 7 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: International Young Artists’ Organisation, in collaboration with Chitrakoot Art Gallery presents a unique art exhibition titled, Parallel Stream by the artists of India, Bangladesh, Korea and Bulgeria.


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. May 31 (4.30 pm - 6.30 pm) & June 1 (3.30 pm - 5.30 pm) at Oxford Bookstore: A dance workshop On Toes for kids between 7 and 16 years to be conducted by Sonali Mehrotra. 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.


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.

in memoriam

May 31 at 23/1, Ballygunge Station Road; 5 pm: A memorial meeting to mourn the death of Aroti Dutt, president, Sarojnalini Dutt Memorial Association. All are welcome.

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) June 3 - 5 at Ffort Radisson: Ffort Radisson hosts a Summer Ffun Camp for children between seven and 15 years. The activities for the camp are: an introductory session on value education and Indian heritage and culture, painting sessions, puppet show, sessions on personality development and martial arts, theatre workshop, debate, quiz, session on pressure/stress management, yoga, dance and cooking.


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. May 31 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6.30 pm: Members of The Calcutta Club Ltd. present William Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.


May 31 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Ramaranjan Mukherji will speak in Sanskrit on Kalidasa’s Meghdootam. May 31 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 PM: Swami Paramatmananda will speak in Bengali on Yuge Yuge Yander Aagaman


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 — exhibition of kurtas and dupattas. June 1 - July 31 (every Sunday) at Meena Bazar, Swabhumi; 12 noon onwards: Be-jewelled — an ethnic fair showcasing an exciting array of traditional non-precious jewellery made of terracotta, tassel, lac, white metal, silver, fibre glass, beads, stones, wood, steel, jute from differnt parts of the country.


June 1 at Crystal Room, Taj Bengal; 5.30 pm: Bhagirathi Neotia Woman & Child Care Centre organises an awareness event on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day where film, fashion and media personalities say no to tobacco. Chief guest: Sushma Swaraj. Guest of honour: Surjya Kanta Mishra.


June 1 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads of Yudhisthira’s plan to spend the last year of the Pandavas’ exile in Virata’s palace, with Bhima disguised as wrestler, Arjun as hermaphrodite, Sahadeva as cow-keeper, Nakula as horse-keeper, and Draupadi as maid in the 181st weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.
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