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August 1 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its latest production, Kashinama. Direction: Usha Ganguli. 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 2 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Dir: Ashok Mukhopadhyay. August 3 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Samakalin Sanskriti presents Badnaam. Drama and direction: Sudipto Sarkar. August 3 at Girish Manch; 6.30 pm: Rangroop presents Khunje Nao. Music and direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. August 3 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its latest Hindi play, Wada Chirebandi. Direction: Kunal Padhi.


Till August 3 (except Sunday); 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: Titus ( directed by Julie Taymoor). Prior to the screening, Aveek Sen will introduce the play.


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. Till August 2 at Shree Kunj, 13 Gurusaday Road; 11 am - 6 pm: Vasundhara celebrates its first anniversary with an exhibition of diamond jewelleries.


August 1 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Amukhya Gita. August 1 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Dr Sasanka Bhusan Bandyopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.


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 & 5 at Jyotirmai Club: A two-day cookery class conducted by Asha Khatau from Mumbai. Details at # 2475-2309/ 8475 August 4 - 8 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds a an workshop on Odissi music, to be conducted by Dr Damodar Hota. Details at # 2335-6796.


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 .


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, 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.

birth centenary

August 3 at Ashutosh Memorial Hall, 92, Shyamaprasad Mookerji Road; 10 am: Ashutosh Mukherjee Memorial Institute and Presidency College Alumni Association will celebrate the birth centenary of Umaprosad Mukherjee.


August 1 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Block- FA/III, Salt Lake: A programme to unveil the portrait of Padmabhushan S. Ramakrishnan. Also, the Calcutta Kendra director K.V. Gopalakrishnan will be felicitated.


August 1 - 10 at Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, 69, Prince Bakhtiar Shah Road; 7.30 am - 8.30 am & 5 pm - 6 pm: A 10-day yoga therapy camp for patients with back pain, spondylosis, arthritis, gastritis, diabetes, asthma and obesity.
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