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Till July 2 at Nehru Children’s Museum; 11.30 am - 6.15 pm: An exhibition of 50 prize-winning entries of the Britannia-Nehru Children’s Museum 30th Sit & Draw Art Contest. Till July 6 at Proscenium’s Art Centre, 46 AJC Bose Road; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by a group of young talented painters. Till July 6 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: A solo exhibition of paintings titled Shadow by Swapan Sarkar will be inaugurated today at 5.30 pm. Till July 8 at Gandhara Art Gallery: An exhibition of paintings by Chhatrapati Dutta, Samit Dey, Samindranath Majumdar and Rajarshi Biswas. July 4 - August 3; 11.30 am - 7.30 pm (except Sundays): Gallery Caps presents Travels in Hyperreality — an exhibition of rare contemporary Indian Art. Participants include: Shyamal Dutta Roy, Suhas Roy, Prokash Karmakar, Robin Mondal, Ganesh Haloi, Wasim Kapoor, Md. Fakhrul Islam, Aditya Basak, Gautam Basu, Gautam Choudhury, Arunima Choudhury, Bimal Kundu, Chanchal Ahamed, Subrata Ganguly, Ashoke Mullick, Prasun Ghose and Atin Basak.


July 2 at Girish Mancha; 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. July 3 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Jasimuddin’s Sojan Badiyar Ghaat. Direction: Goutam Haldar. July 6 at Proscenium’s Art Centre, 46 AJC Bose Road; 6.30 pm: Proscenium hosts an English play,Impromptu. Written by Tadmosel and directed by Laura Lopamudra Mishra.


July 4 at Gyan Manch; 6 pm: Classic in association with EZCC hosts an evening of santoor recital by Pandit Bhajan Sopari.


July 6 at Saastha Samooham (Regd.), 42, Lake Avenue: Samasthi Upanayanam conducted by Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham. Brahmapadesam: 9.30 am - 11 am (Simha Lagnam). Till July 9 at Swabhumi: Cultural pageant of Orissa Festival features Odissi ballet by Aloka Kanungo and troupe, presented by Utkala, Calcutta. Also, strolling performance of Jodi Sankha, Muhuri & Jadinagara, Ektara & Daskathia. Hosted by EZCC and Utkala, Calcutta.


July 2 at Rabindra Sadan & July 4 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: Odissi Ashram celebrates its 11th anniversary with music and dance. Choreography by Guru Giridhari Nayak. July 5 at Bharatiyam, 1B 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) hosts Loknrittya Samaroh — with Chhou dances of Mayurbhanj presented by Mayurbhanj Chhau Nrittya Pratisthan and Sambalpuri folk dances by UKIA.


July 2 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. July 2 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. July 2 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Paripurnananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.


July 4 at Kala Mandir: Anamika Kala Sangam hosts Sarpagati, a dance-theatre created and choreographed by Daksha Seth along with her daughter Isha Sharvani and a group of talented dancers.


Till July 14 at Vipasana Meditation Centre, Baro Mandir Ghat, near Panihati Municipality, Sodepur: A 10-day Vipasana meditation course begins from today. For enrollment and other details: 25532855, 25833910.


July 3 at 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st Floor; 5.30 pm: Crafts Council of West Bengal hosts the inauguration of Artisana, Centre for Crafts. Vimor collection of traditional textiles from Karnataka will be presented for the occasion. The items will be on display till July 19, between 10 am and 7.30 pm.


July 2 - 11 at Cloud 9 Restobar: Cloud 9 Restobar hosts Amazing Thai Food Festival — an exciting array of authentic Thai dishes presented by renowned chef Yong Yos Chimthep. Every Thursday at Grain of Salt Bar; 6 pm onwards: Ladies Night Only — a special evening for the ladies only full of fun, food and music. Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — A sumptuous Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma.


Till 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.
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