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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 Alok Bhattacharya, Amitabha Banerjee, Amitabha Sengupta, Anita Roychowdhury, Bijon Chowdhury, Dhiraj Chowdhury, Dipak Banerjee, Ganesh Haloi, Jogen Chowdhury, Lalu Prasad Shaw, Paritosh Sen, Prakash Karmakar, Robin Mondal, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Shuvaprasanna, Shymal Dutta Ray, Suhas Roy and Sunil Das 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 5 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Natya Anan presents Basana Brikshamuley. Direction: Chandan Sen. 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 5 at Swabhumi: Cultural pageant of Orissa Festival features Music night by Tarang, (Khurda) Bhubaneswar. Also, strolling performances of Jodi Sankha, Muhuri and Jadinagara, Ektara and Daskathia. Hosted by EZCC and Utkala, Calcutta.


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 5 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Nachebela’s debut programme, Gurupranam features a string of solo Manipuri dance recitals by Antara Roychowdhury, Rituparna Bhattacharya, Joyeeta Roy, Premjit Singh and Sumit Basu. Also, felicitation to Guru Devjani Chaliha.


July 5 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali onPanchadashi. July 5 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will speak in Bengali from Juge Juge Jander Agomon. July 5 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Tyagarupananda will speak in Bengali on Gitar Vani. July 6 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 11 am: Professor P. Lal reads of Draupadi instigating Bhima to kill Kichaka who tried to molest her, in the 186th weekly session of the complete English transcreation of Vyasa’s Mahabharata.

book release

July 6 at Galerie 88; 5 pm: The release of A Solitary Quest: Life and Art of Suhas Roy by Shankar Majumdar along with an exhibition of paintings by Suhas Roy till July 19.


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. Till July 13 at Grain of Salt; 7 pm onwards: Salsa Mexicana — an inimitable gastronomical extravaganza over dinner buffet.


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

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.
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