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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 is on. Till July 6 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Arindam Chakraborty’s exhibition of paintings is on. Till July 8 at Gandhara Art Gallery: An exhibition of paintings by Chhatrapati Dutta, Samit Dey, Samindranath Majumdar and Rajarshi Biswas. Till July 31 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 8 pm: Summer Interlude — an exhibition of paintings by renowned artists. 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.


July 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Krishti Samsad presents Kabi Bandyoghati. Direction: Sangramjit Sengupta. July 5 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Natya Anan presents Basana Brikshamuley. Direction: Chandan Sen. July 5 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Bohurupee presents Pati-Paksha. Direction: Tarapada Mukhopadhyay. July 6 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Direction: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. 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 6 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its new Hindi play, Wada Chirebandi. Written by Mahesh Elkunchwar and directed by Kunal Padhi.


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). July 4 at Swabhumi: Cultural pageant of Orissa Festival features Giridhari Hayali and troupe’s Chhau dance from Baripada and Shanka dance from Banapur. Also, strolling performances of Jodi Sankha, Muhuri and Jadinagara, Ektara and Daskathia. Hosted by EZCC and Utkala, Calcutta.


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 4 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Amukhya Gita. July 5 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will speak in Bengali from Juge Juge Jander Agomon.

diamond jubilee

July 5 at Netaji Bhavan, 38/2, Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani; 6 pm: Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s assumption of the leadership of the INA at Singapore. Documentaries on Netaji will also be screened.


Till July 14 at Vipasana Meditation Centre, Baro Mandir Ghat, near Panihati Municipality, Sodepur: A 10-day Vipasana meditation course. Details: 25532855, 25833910.


Till July 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. July 4 - 13 at Grain of Salt; 7 pm onwards: Salsa Mexicana — an inimitable gastronomical extravaganza over dinner buffet. Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — A sumptuous Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma.

book reLEASE

July 4 at Oxford Bookstore, 17, Park Street; 7 pm: Oxford Bookstore, Calcutta and Oxford University Press jointly host a “Reading Kamasutra” event — ‘The Sound of the Kiss’ & ‘Acts of Seduction, Words of Love,’ with the launch of The Sound of the Kiss by Velcheru Narayan Rao and David Shulman. The release will be followed by Acts of Seduction Words of Love. Katy Lal Roy selects erotic words of love down the ages and directs some of the city’s leading theatre performers in an evening of readings of poems, plays and prose pieces to music.


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


Till July 19 at 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st Floor; 10 am - 7.30 pm: Artisana Centre for Crafts presents Vimor collection of traditional textiles from Karnataka.
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