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Till June 7 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: International Young Artists’ Organisation, in collaboration with Chitrakoot Art Gallery presents a unique exhibition titled, Parallel Stream by the artists of India, Bangladesh, Korea and Bulgeria. Till June 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Landscapes — a special solo exhibition of photographs by Soumitra Datta. Till June 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of photographs and paintings by members of Bhavna — Balaram Bose, Madhuchhanda Sen and Pradip Saha. Slide shows daily at 6.30 pm Till June 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: First solo exhibition of Somneel Saha’s paintings. Till June 15 at ITC Sonar Bangla Art-Gallery; 11 am - 7 pm: A retrospective of the artistic expressions of Sunil Das.


June 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Paliye Beray. Direction: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. June 8 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani presents Dushman No. 1. Direction: Koushik Sen. June 8 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Munni-O-Saat Chowkidaar. Play, direction & acting: Manoj Mitra. June 8 at Muktangan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.

film show

June 7 at EZCC IB- 201 Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre will screen two documentaries: Dangling on Strings (a film on puppetry) and Bishnupur.


Till June 7 at 256C Prince Anwar Shah Road: Workshop on Odissi dance, mime theatre, theatre-games, improvisation with masks, stage make-up, tattoo and body painting. Organised by Sharmila Biswas. Till June 8 at Nehru Children’s Museum; 3 pm - 6 pm: A four -day workshop on Gaudiya Nritya is being held by Dr Mahua Mukherjee, Bonani Chakraborty and Tarak Saha. Till June 8 at Nehru Children’s Museum; 3 pm - 6 pm: A Bangla Gaan workshop to be conducted by Haimanti Shukla.

book release

June 7 at Institute of Historical Studies Lecture Hall, 35, Shakespeare Sarani; 10.30 am: Professor Satyasadhan Chakraborty, state higher education minister, will release North-East India’s Place in India — China Relations and Its Future Role in Indian Economy by Dr Haraprasad Ray. June 7 at Oxford Bookstore; 6.30 pm: Celebrated author Mahasweta Devi will release Sita’s Curse: Stories of Dowry Victims by Seema Sirohi. The launch will be followed by an interactive session with the author.


June 7 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Samiran Chandra Chakraborty will speak in Bengali on Veder Parichiti. June 7 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will speak in Bengali on Yuge Yuge Yander Aagaman. June 8 at Advaita Ashrama, 5, Dehi Entally Road; 6 pm: Swami Govindananda will discuss Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. June 8 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads Yudhisthira’s hymn to Durga before entering Virata’s kingdom, and Queen Sudeshna’s cautioning Draupadi to beware of male molestation in Virata’s court, in the 182nd weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.


June 7 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.30 pm: Nikhil Banga Nababarsha Utsab Committee holds its 51st annual ‘Kabi Pranam’ with a cultural programme featuring Satinath Mukhopadhyay (recitation), Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Bharati Bhattacharya and Roma Mondal (Rabindrasangeet). Also, dance-drama Basav Dutta by Nataraj dance group. Concept, direction and performance by Debasree Roy. June 7 at Sisir Mancha; 5.30 pm: Veteran singer Dwijen Mukhopadhyay will be felicitated followed by recitation by poets Siddhartha Singha and Monica Roy. Also, recitation of the poets’ selected works by Urmimala Basu, Satinath Mukhopadhyay and Prabir Bramhachari. Finally, Nrittyangan will present two dance-dramas: Tagore’s Kaalmrigaya and Neelkamal-Laalkamal. Direction: Jayeeta Biswas. June 8 at FunCity; 4 pm: A Wet’n’Wild dance party along with live band, rain-dance and high-tech fashion show with MTV veejays and Deejays.

summer camp

June 8 at Space Circle; 5 pm: Workshop on beauty care, with demonstrations on the use of Dead Sea minerals by June Tomlyns and Priscilla O’Connor. Till June 13 at 1/1 Camac Street, 3rd Floor: IT Kids Summer Camp.


Till June 8 at Cloud 9 Restobar, The Astor; 6 pm: The unique cocktails and coolers festival. Till June 8 at Kewpie’s, 2 Elgin Lane: Traditional Jamai Sasthi menu with five bhajas, whole fishhead and lejar jhal, murighonto, chitol petir kalia, boro galda chingri, elish, etc. with a range of vegetable preparations. Also, takeaway service. For lunch and dinner bookings, 24759880, 24769929. Till June 8 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Special Jamai Sasthi set lunch: Indian/Chinese, vegetarian/non-vegetarian.
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