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July 31 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukherjee. July 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Anya Theatre presents Madhab Malanchi Kainya. Drama and direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. August 1 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Direction: Usha Ganguli. August 1 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra presents Nokshi Kanthar Maath. Direction: Goutam Halder. August 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Choopkatha will stage Dui-Taranga. Dir: Dolly Basu. August 2 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra presents Aswacharit. Direction: Kishore Sengupta. August 3 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its latest Hindi play, Wada Chirebandi. Direction: Kunal Padhi.


July 31 at Bharatiyam, IB 201 Salt Lake City; 6.30 pm: EZCC presents a Kathakali recital of Sri Rajasekharan from Kerala Kalamandalam, and an Odissi recital of Meena Kumari Sahoo of Cuttack.


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 July 31 at Calcutta Information Centre; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Sonali Pal. Till August 3 (except Sundays); 11.30 am - 7.30 pm: Gallery Caps presents Travels in Hyperreality — an exhibition of rare contemporary Indian Art. Till August 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings, drawings, graphics and sculptures by the members of Contrivance, in celebration of its 25 years. Till August 15 (except Mondays) at Akar Prakar, P238 Hindustan Park; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of Susmit Biswas’ paintings. Till August 18 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: Inaugural exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculpture, entitled New Beginnings by well-known artists and sculptors.

film show

Till August 2 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36 C S.P. Mookherjee Road: Tragedies — A Festival of Shakespeare in Film. Today at 6 pm: Othello ( directed by Stuart Burge).


Till August 2 at the Goethals Indian Library and Research Society, St Xavier’s College (above chapel); 9.30 am - 5 pm; Saturday (9.30 am - 12 noon): An exhibition of books and plates on Indian philosophy and religion.


July 31 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Somatmananda will speak in Bengali on Swami Vivekananda’s Devavani. July 31 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhananda will discuss in Bengali Srimad Bhagvad.


August 1 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 8 am: Sanmarga Trust celebrates the Adi Pooram Festival with Homam followed by Deeparadhana and Prasada Viniyogam. At 6.30 pm: KuthiVilakku Pooja followed by Alankaram, Deeparadhana and Prasadaviniyogam .

poetry reading

July 31 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6 pm - 8.30 pm: Srijan’s monthly poetry adda features Anjana Basu, Sulagna Mehta, Tapas Bandyopadhyay (in English), Namita Choudhury, Pradeep C. Basu, Sayed Kawsar Jamal (Bengali), Dev Deep, Indu Joshi and Kusheshar (Hindi/ Urdu). Also, Dinesh Thakker will discuss the poetry and life of the renowned Gujarati poet and winner of the Bharatiya Jnan Peeth Award Rajendra Shah.


Till August 1 at Padatik; 9.30 am: The 25th British Council School Drama Festival. Finals on August 2 & 3 at Vidya Mandir, 3 pm. August 4 - 8 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holdsa an workshop on Odissi music, to be conducted by Dr Damodar Hota. Details at # 2335-6796.


August 1 at the Sandre Hall; 6.30 pm: The Calcutta School of Music Listener’s Club meet will feature a programme of Beethoven’s Symphonies by Kishore Chatterjee.


August 1 - 3 at Rabindra Sadan, Sisir Mancha, Nandan 3, Jibanananda Sabhaghar and Gaganendra Pradarshashala: The golden jubilee celebrations of Krittibas Patrika features poetry reading, songs, recitation, adda, debate, documentary film show and art camp. Group, individual participants and plays to be staged include Shankha Ghosh, K. Sachhidanandan, Soubhagya Misra, L. Samarendra Singh, Lopamudra, Chandrabindoo, Indrani Sen, Bratati Bandyopadhyay, Anamni Angana, Rajsabhay Madhabi and Abrittilok.
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