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Till July 27 at the Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Banichakra hosts an exhibition of paintings titled Roots is on. Participants include Aloke Pramanik, Amar Das, Bipasha Banerjee, Chandrabhanu Pal, Debarpita Roy, Debraj Maity, Goutam Debnath, Mohua Mitra, Mrinal Kanti Maity, Nayan Dutta, Prasenjit Das, Samir Halder, Soumyadeep Manna, Souren Maity and Sukanta Hazra Till July 31 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Prachi Protichee (East-West) — an Indo-Bangladesh art exhibition jointly hosted by International Young Artists’ Organisation, India and Chitrakoot Art Gallery. Till July 31 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 8 pm: Summer Interlude — an exhibition of paintings by well-known 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 25 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Tushu, Baul, Ghazi Saheb, Goyalpara gaan and other Bengali folk songs by Bahuparni. July 26 at Sukanta Mancha; 6 pm: Sarva Bharatiya Sangeet Samaj (Lake Town) hosts a musical evening featuring E- Kee Ananda Taranga, based on Rabindranath Tagore’s compositions, solo Rabindrasangeet recital by Bulbul Sengupta and dance-drama, Namilo Shravana-Sandhya. Till July 27 at Sree Satyananda Devayatan, Jadavpur; 6.30 pm: An evening of classical dan ce, in celebration of Amrit Mahotsav — the 76th holy birthday of Sree Archana Maa, features (today) Mallar Bose (Khayal), Mallar Ghosh (tabla), Debajit Chakrabarty (sitar) and Suvajyoti Guha (tabla)


July 25 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Munni O Saat Chowkidar. Direction: Monoj Mitra. July 26 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Spandan and Chetna present Mercury Seven with Signs Following, a self-directed solo theatre performance by renowned-actress and director, Sue Ott Rowlands. July 26 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Natyaranga presents Tagore’s Ghare Baire. Direction: Swapan Sengupta. July 26 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Shohan presents Ujjwal Chattopadhyay’s Chhayamareech. Direction: Anish Ghosh. July 27 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Kushilav presents Rabindranath Tagore’s Chokher Bali. Play: Partha Chattopadhyay. Direction: Runu Chowdhury.


July 25 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Swami Prabhananda will discuss in Bengali Kathamrita O Lilaprasanga Pashapashi. July 26 at the Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Shantatmananda will talk in Bnegali on Naradiyo Bhaktisutra. July 26 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will discuss in Bengali Juge Juge Jander Agomon.

musical tribute

July 25 at Srijan Rooftop, 176, Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm - 8.30 pm: Srijan’s monthly tribute by its forum Music from Distant Shores features a presentation of the life and music of Janis Joplin by Anjum Katyal. She will also render Joplin numbers with Insomnia.


Till August 1 at Padatik; 9.30 am: The 25th British Council School Drama Festival is on. Finals will be held on August 2 & 3 at Vidya Mandir, 3 pm. July 25 - 27 at 188/90, Prince Anwar Shah Road; 2pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation conducts a three-day adolescent/ youth workshop (age group: 15 -25 years) to improve communication skills, develop personality and build confidence. Details: 2417-6128/ 29. Till July 30 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds workshop on traditional Kathakali dance being conducted by Kalamandalam Rajasekharan.


Till July 27 at Grain of Salt; 7 pm onwards: An exciting array of authentic Italian dinner at the Italian Food Festival Till July 31 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Set lunches, Indian or Chinese,vegetarian or non-vegetarian, with menus changed daily. Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — A sumptuous Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma.


July 27 at The Tavern, Trincas; 5 pm: Rock-Baji— a combination of adda, drinks, snacks and the music of upcoming rock band, Pride.

film show

July 25 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S. P. Mookherjee Road; 5 pm: Tragedies — A Festival of Shakespeare in Film features King Lear (direction: Grigori Kozintsev). Prior to the screening, Sudeshna Banerjee will introduce the play. Hosted by The Seagull Foundation for the Arts in association with Deshbandhu College for Girls, Calcutta.

audio drama

July 27 at Paschim Banga Bangla Academy; 5 pm: Sangbitti hosts an audio-drama, Nana Ranger Din, based on Anton Chekov’s play and enacted by Pradyot Chowdhury.
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