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August 11 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Calcutta Choir presents Goopy Baghar Kando. August 12 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Anya Chhanda presents its latest play, Swarnavila. Direction and acting: Biplab Chattopadhyay. August 12 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Directed and performed by Meghnad Bhattacharya. August 13 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Swapnasandhani presents its latest production, Dushman No. 1. Direction and acting: Koushik Sen. August 13 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Renaissance presents a musical comedy in Hindi, Charandas MLA. Direction: Bimal Chakraborty. 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. August 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Natyaranga presents Shahjahan, directed by Swapan Sengupta. The cast includes Goutam Halder, Debshankar Halder, Surajit Bandyopadhyay, Falguni Chattopadhyay and Bijoylakshmi Barman. August 15, 16 &17 at Rangana; 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Bibi Marjina, presented by D.M. Production. The cast includes Papia Adhikary, Debraj Roy, Chhanda Chatterjee, Goutam Sadhukhan and Kalyani Adhikary. August 17 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh Natya Sangstha presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukhopadhyay. August 18 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: New Alipore Natyamon presents Achin Purer Pracheen Katha. Drama, music and direction: Soumitra Chatterjee. August 10 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


August 14 at Charnock City, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: Srabon Sandhya — an evening of Rabindrasangeet by Rakhi Sarkar and Sreyashi Mitra. Dr Rita Majumdar will render songs based on myriad moods. August 15 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Pragna presents Tagore songs by Panchali Dhar, recitation from selected portions of Tagore’s work by Soumitra Chattopadhyay, and tunes of Rabindrasangeet on the piano, accordian, univox, key-board and melodika by V. Balsara. August 17 at Rotary Sadan; 6.30 pm: Quintessence presents Janani Aamaar — patriotic songs by Nupurchhanda Ghosh.


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. August 13 (6 pm - 8 pm), August 14, 16 & 17 (4 pm - 8 pm) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture: Mongolian Mosaic — People & Design: A colourful set of 52 paintings (reproduction) depicting the unique costumes and head gear of different ethnic groups inhabiting the wild terrains of Mongolia. Till August 15 (except Monday) at Akar Prakar, P 238, Hindustan Park; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of Susmit Biswas’ paintings. August 11 - 17 at Academy of Fine Arts, West gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of recent paintings by Sukanta Das begins from today. Till August 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 18 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: Inaugural exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculpture, entitled New Beginnings.Participants include Apto Bhattacharya, Dipika Saha, Partho Bhattacharjee, Pradeep Rakshit, Prakash Karmakar, Pranab Faujdar, Samit Dey, Shipra Bhattacharya, Shuvaprasanna, Shyamal Mukherjee, Shyam Kanu, Subroto Das, Suhas Roy, Sujit Karan, Tapas Gangopadhyay and Wasim Kapur. 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. Till August 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 11 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30 pm: R.K. DasGupta will speak in English on History of Bengali Thought: 800 AD to 2000 AD - II. August 11 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Puranananda will speak in Bengali on Adhyatma Ramayana. August 12 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Hardeep Singh, managing director, Polar International Ltd, to speak on Brand Ambassadors of Another Kind.


August 15 - 19 at Block FA, Sector 3A, Salt Lake: Prakriti Mazumdar from Mumbai will conduct a workshop on The aesthetics and mathematics of rhythm in Bharata Natyam. For details, contact Vandana Alase Hazra at # 2462-9092.


Till August 13 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.


Till August 23 at Space Circle: The second Corporate Indoor Cricket Tournament at 7,000 sq. ft, air-conditioned Royal Stag Skydrome.

film show

August 16 at Naatghar, Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC hosts the screening of Chakra, a film on Chhau dance of Seraikela.


August 11 at Planet M, 22 Camac Street; 6.30 pm: Bhavna Records & Cassettes launches its music album, Emon Diney (compilation of selected songs and poems of Tagore). Panchali Dhar lends her voice in the songs and Soumitra Chatterjee contributes to the recitation bit.


Till August 31 at Mahajati Sadan; 6.30 pm; Sundays (3 pm & 6.30 pm): Magic show by K. Lal.


August 11 at National High School, Sarat Bose Road; 10 am - 11 am & at Khalsa High School, 73 Paddapukur Road; 4 pm - 6 pm: In order to mark the 2510th Jayanthi of Adi Sankaracharya and also the golden jubilee celebration of Peetarohana of Sri Jayendra Saraswati, the Sri Adi Sankara Jyoti Ratham, carrying the gold idol of Jagadguru Adi Sankaracharya, the incarnation of Lord Shiva and Adi Sankara Jyoti lit by Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswati Mahaswamigal has reached Calcutta, and is now at Ved Bhavan.The Ratham will reach scheduled places for viewing. August 12 at Sri Thyagaraja Hall, P-530, Raja Basanta Roy Road; 7.30 am: Aavani Avittam Rig and Yajur Vedam will be celebrated by Guru Sathyanarayan Sastrigal and Sankara Sastrigal.


August 12 at the science building of Bethune School; 12 noon: Bethune School Praktani Samiti organises its ‘Purnarmilan Utsav’.


August 17, 19, 20 & 21 at Nehru Children’s Museum; 1 pm - 6 pm: An exhibition of photographs depicting the different stages of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s life. Inauguration on August 16 at 4.45 pm.
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