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Till July 8 at Gandhara Art Gallery: An exhibition of paintings by Chhatrapati Dutta, Samit Dey, Samindranath Majumdar and Rajarshi Biswas. Till July 19 (except Sundays) at Galerie 88; 11 am - 7 pm; (Mondays 2 pm- 7 pm): A solo exhibition of Suhas Roy’s paintings. Till July 31 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 8 pm: Summer Interlude — an exhibition of paintings by renowned artists. Till August 3 (except Sundays); 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: Gallery Caps presents Travels in Hyperreality — an exhibition of rare contemporary Indian Art.


July 8 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sangstab presents Gunadharer Ashukh. Direction: Dwijen Bandopadhyay. July 8 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kolkata Suchetana presents Tejaskriyata. Direction: Onkar Ghosh. July 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Samskar Bharati, Paschim Banga presents Mohit Chattopadhyay’s Nishad. Direction: Bikash Bhattacharya. July 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyayan presents Ichchhapatra. Drama & direction: Anil De. July 13 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest play Kashinama. Design and direction: Usha Ganguli.


July 10 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: Krishnakali hosts a dance programme. The first half features Aalo Andhare Rabindranath, based on Tagore’s songs on Prem, Puja & Bichitra. Directed by Shyamal Saha, the programme will be presented by the pupils of Krishnakali. The second half features Bandish-O-Kathak, featuring Shyamal Saha (songs) and Rubena Chatterjee (dance). July 10 & 11 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: Samaroha hosts Varsha Utsav — a two-day programme of songs and recitation based on Tagore’s works. July 13 at Aikatan, IA 209, Salt Lake; 5 pm: The Salt Lake Cultural Association in colaboration with EZCC hosts Monsoon Melodies featuring Indrayudh Bose (violin) with Biswajit Roy (tabla), Atanu Majumdar (sitar) with Chiradeep Banerjee (tabla), and Gouri Guha (vocal) with Tarun Chatterjee (tabla) and Subhrakanti Chatterjee (harmonium).


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.


July 8 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Amit Kumar Sen, managing director, East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd, to speak on Recent Changes in Company Law. July 8 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Sanskrit on Bhagavad-Gita. July 8 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Sri Mayer Katha.


Till July 8 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery: Friends of Tibet, India, hosts an exhibition of photographs from the Tibet Museum on Tibet titled A Long Look Homeward. The photographs narrate the history of Tibet, Tibet in exile and also portrays the present situation of Tibet under the Chinese occupation.

book release

July 11 at Nandan II; 6 pm: Cine Central, Calcutta will flag-off its year-long programme to celebrate the 80th birthday of the doyen of Indian cinema, Mrinal Sen with the release of a book on the life and works of Sen by Deepankar Mukhopadhyay. Also screening of Sen’s film Interview.


July 13 - 18 at 1/1 Camac Street, 3rd Floor, Suite No. 6: AKTC, a franchisee of I.T. Kids organises Steps, a dance workshop on jazz, choreography, Western dance, fore work, etc. to be conducted by an American teachers for children in the age group of six years to 11 years and 12 years to 18 years. Details at 2226 2420/ 2993; 2229 2732/ 8327.

in memoriam

July 8 at Rajya Sangeet Academy, 36 Anwar Shah Road; 3 pm - 6 pm: Shinjan Nrityalaya hosts a condolence meeting to pay homage to Guru Pankaj Charan Das. His son, Sharat Das, along with Guru Muralidhar Majhi, Guru Govindankutty and Mahari Award winner Aloka Kanungo will recall their long and eventful association with the Adya Guru of Odissi. July 8 at Bangla Academy; 6 pm: Cine Central, Calcutta, hosts a condolence meeting to pay homage to its departed president, Kalpataru Sen Gupta.


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.
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