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August 5 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Aneek presents Adrishya Asukh. Dir: Moloy Biswas. August 5 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.45 pm: Bahari presents Ramrama Rangaleela. Direction: Anupam Roy. August 5 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natya Anan presents Basona Brikshamule. Direction: Chandan Sen. August 6 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Chetana presents its latest production, Samoy Asamoyer Brittanto. Direction: Suman Mukhopadhyay. August 7 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Directed and performed by Meghnad Bhattacharya. August 7 at Sisir Mancha; 6 pm: New Alipore Natyamon presents Achin Purer Pracheen Katha. Drama, music and direction: Soumitra Chatterjee. August 10 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. Direction: Debesh Chattopadhyay. August 10 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Dir: Chandan Das. August 13 at Academy of Fine Arts and August 19 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop will stage Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Translated and directed by Ashok Mukhopadhyay.


Till August 6 at Gaganendra Pradarsasala (Calcutta Information Centre); 2 pm - 8 pm: Solo — an exhibition of landscape paintings by Saumia Debnath. Till August 10 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Pradip Pradhan and Runu Misra Banerjee’s exhibition of paintings. August 5 - 12 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Bimal Kar. Till August 13 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: A Monsoon Melange — an exhibition of the works of various artists. Till August 15 (except Monday) at Akar Prakar, P 238, 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. August 8 - 18 (except Tuesday) at Metropolitan Art Salon, 7 Chowringhee Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of the works of Arunesh Chowdhury, Mahadev Mukherjee, Subhendu Sarkar, Subrata Biswas and Sanjoy Sengupta. Inauguration on August 8 at 6 pm. Till August 30 at Galerie 88 (except Sunday); 3 pm - 7 pm: The grand old man of Indian art, “Chhabidas” (M.F. Husain) turns 88. To celebrate his birthday, Galeries 88 hosts “Four Suites of paintings comprising 88 Husains in oils 003.” These paintings were doen recently in Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta and Paris. August 8 - 31 (except Mondays & August 15) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Young Faces in Contemporary Indian Art features the works of a host of upcoming artists from different parts of the country. Inauguration on August 8 at 6 pm.


August 5 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Ramakrishna Bhavandolan O Sri Ma. August 5 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Sri Mayer Katha August 5 at Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, R-1 Baishnabghata Patuli Township; 3 pm: Abhijit V. Banerjee, professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the R.C. Dutt Lectures on Political Economy on Living in the World: Globalisation and Beyond. August 5 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Ashok Viswanathan, film director, to speak on Creating a Niche Market for Quality Entertainment. August 6 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Ajarananda will speak on Lay devotees of Sri Ramakrishna.

Book reading

August 9 at Emami Landmark; 4 pm: A reading of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by the Storytellers.


August 5 at Jyotirmai Club: Cookery class conducted by Asha Khatau from Mumbai. Details at # 2475-2309/ 8475 Till August 8 at Aikatan, IA-290, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds a an workshop on Odissi music — an ancient and distinct style of Indian classical music with specific ragas, taals and its own style of rendition. To be conducted by Dr Damodar Hota. Details at # 2335-6796 August 9 at Thoughtshop Foundation, 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road, Lake Gardens; 11 am - 2 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation is organising a workshop on sex education for adolescents in the age group 13-19 years. Registrations at # 2417 6128/29.

In Memoriam

August 6 at Nari Seva Sangha, Koushik Hall, Jodhpur Park; 6 pm: Keya-Chaitali of Shravasti hosts a programme to pay homage to poet Subhas Mukhopadhyay.


August 5 - 9 at Identity Gallery: Sundari Silk Chennai hosts an exhibition-cum-sale of cotton and silk sarees.
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