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Till June 29 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by members of Barisha Silpara Art Society. Till June 30 at Metropolitan Art Salon, Suite 18, 3rd floor, 7 JL Nehru Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Amit Das, Anirban Seth, Atin Mitra, Basudev Ghosh, Kallol Bose, Munmun Das, Pijush Kanti Bera, Prasun Dutta, Ratna Ghosh and Swarup Nandy. Till June 30 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 4 pm - 8 pm: Prints, Posters & Beyond — an exhibition of prints and posters of the European and Indian masters. Till June 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 4 pm - 8 pm: Chitrakoot presents Summer Show of Affordable Heritage — an exhibition of paintings of masters of the last century.


June 26 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyaranga presents Dwijendralal Roy’s Shahjahan. Directed by Swapan Sengupta, the cast includes Goutam Halder, Surajit Bandyopadhyay, Falguni Chattopadhyay, Bijoylakshmi Barman and Deb Shankar Halder. June 26 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natya Anan presents Feng-Shui. Direction: Chandan Sen June 27 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Shohan presents Asadbimba. Direction: Anish Ghosh. June 27 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyargha presents Ghar Beghar. Direction: Debajit Banerjee. June 27 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 7 pm: As part of Odeon 2003 (A festival of quality plays), Hutch presents Class of ’84. Written and directed by Rahul Da Cunha. June 28 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. Direction: Debesh Chattopadhyay. June 28 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rang Roop presents Khunje Naao. Music & direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. June 28 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharyya. June 28 & 29 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Stagecraft presents Poile Sengupta’s Mangalam. Direction: Rohit Pombra.


June 27 at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm- 8.30 pm: Srijan’s monthly forum on ‘Rock Legends’ of the Sixties features Led Zeppelin. Sumit Roy will introduce this “underground band” through an audio-visual presentation to be followed by cover versions of Led Zeppelin classics by members of ‘The Marooned.’ June 28 at Aban Mahal (CLT); 6.30 pm: Madhura celebrates its 12th anniversary with a cultural programme. Till June 28 at Cloud 9 Restobar; 6 pm: A unique musical extravaganza: Flower Power Nite — to relive the euphoric celebration of Rock music with an array of cocktails.


June 26 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Tarit Kumar Bandopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Sri Ramakrishner Adipurusher Kahini. June 26 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhananda will discuss in Bengali Valmiki Ramayana. June 27 at Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce; 4 pm: An interactive session with Kenji Shimizu, Consul General of Japan.


June 26 at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm: A Poetry Adda with Srijan Poets. Participants: (English): Boudhayan Mukhopadhyay, S.R. Rajen, Sharmila Roy, Shovona Mukherji and Surjit Singh; (Bengali): Ananya Banerjee, Narnarayan Harlalka, Pabitra Mukhopadhyay and Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay; and (Hindi/ Urdu): Awadhesh M. Gupta, Jitendra Jitanshu, Nidhi Mehrotra, Rafique Ansari ‘Anjum’ and Siddhesh. On this occasion, ‘Nirdosh’ Lakhbir Singh will present English/Hindi translations of renowned Punjabi poet Amrita Preetam.


June 27 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: A Journey Towards Light with Blooming Buds — Kathak performances by Dr Malabika Mitra’s disciples. Hosted by Shibpur Onkar Dances & Music Centre. June 28 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Srabosti School of Music hosts Parampara, to celebrate the golden jubilee of Bandana Sen’s dance career.

literary meet

June 27 at Sahitya Akademi auditorium; 5.30 pm: Sahitya Akademi’s literary forum meet on Bengali Poetry Outside West Bengali features readings by Rajlakshmee Debee, Pijush Rauth, Saktipada Brahmachari, Kamal Chakraborty and Goutam Dasgupta.

film show

June 27 at EZCC IB- 201 Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre will screen Archaeological Monuments of Bankura and Archaeological Monuments of Burdwan.


Till June 29 at Kala Kunj 7.30 am - 8.30 am & 6 pm- 7 pm: Sangit Kala Mandir Trust hosts discourses on Shrimad Bhagwad-Gita (chapter 3) and Aranya Kand from Valmiki’s Ramayana by Professor Prema Pandurang.


June 28 at Sree Thyagaraja Hall; 6 pm: Rasika Ranjana Sabha presents a Carnatic vocal recital by Smt. Varalakshmi Anandkumar, disciple of D.K. Jayaraman.
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