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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.


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. Till August 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. 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.” 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.


August 6 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. August 6 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita August 6 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Narendrananda will speak on Bhagwat Prasanga. August 6 at Institution of Public Health Engineers (IPHE) Hall CK 58, Salt Lake; 6 pm: Professor D.Guin will deliver a lecture on Rain Water Roof Catchment System and its Maintenance.

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


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.


August 6 at Bhagirathi Neotia Woman & Child Care Centre; 11 am: A seminar on the Importance of Breast Feeding to be participated by eminent gynaecologists and paediatricians.


August 6 at Obsession Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: Kavita & Vanita from Delhi host an exhibition of salwar-kameez sets. Till August 13 (except Sunday) at Crafts Council of West Bengal, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st floor; 10 am - 7 pm, Monday (2 pm - 7 pm): A display of tribal rugs and accessories in Artisana. Till August 9 at Identity Gallery: Sundari Silk Chennai hosts an exhibition of cotton and silk sarees. Till August 13 (except Sunday) at Crafts Council of West Bengal, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st floor; 10 am - 7 pm, Monday (2 pm - 7 pm): A display of tribal rugs and accessories in Artisana, the new craft centre of Crafts Council of West Bengal. August 7 - 10 at Academy of Fine Arts; 12 noon - 8 pm: The Dolls Speak — an exhibition of dolls by Francoise Bosteels.


August 6 - 9 at British Council; 6 pm: Indo-British Digital Festival will be inaugurated by Victor Banerjee and June Malliah. Also, a workshop on digital film-making at Globsyn Technology campus, Salt Lake from August 7 - 9.


August 10 at British Council; 9.30 am: Emami Landmark and British Council jointly host the Indo-British Literature Quiz. Ashok Malhotra and Piu Sarkar will be the guests of honour.
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