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August 26 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Blind Opera presents Rabindranath Tagore’s Raja. Direction: Subhasish Gangopadhyay. August 27 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Jasimuddin’s, Sojan Baadiyar Ghaat. Direction and acting: Goutam Halder. August 27 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Kushilav celebrates the 25th show of Rabindranath Tagore’s Choker Bali. Dramatised by Partha Chatterjee and directed by Runu Chowdhury. August 27 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh Natya Sangstha presents Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukhopadhyay. August 30 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Ajantrik Natya Sanstha celebrtaes its 26th anniversary with the staging of Ksharan. Based on Samaresh majumdar’s Eto Rokto Keno' the play is directed by Sukanta Basak. August 30 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Stagecraft presents Mangalam. Direction: Rohit Pombra.


August 27 at Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC hosts Thangta (Manipuri martial folk dance) performance by Ranjeet Chingtham and his troupe.


Till August 30 at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of M.F. Husain’s four Suites of paintings comprising 88 Husains in oils 003.” Till August 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An xhibition of paintings on Shree Krishna titled Muraliya Bajere Jamuna Ke Teer featuring paintings of Early Bengal School as well as Jamini Roy, Ramananda Bandopadhyay and Subroto Gangopadhyay. Till August 31 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. Till August 31 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Indrajit. Nandy. August 26 - 31 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 2nd Floor; 4 pm - 8 pm: A group of contemporary artists hosts an exhibition of paintings titled A Significant Difference. Till September 1 at Artists Circle, 46, Circus Avenue; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings titled, Pentamiral, features the works of Biswarup Gharai, Abhijit Dutta, Debasish Das, Samir Roy and Kushal Mukherjee. Till September 14 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings, Masters’ Strokes, features the works of K.G. Subramanyan, Shyamal Dutta Roy, Suhas Roy and Sunil Das. Till September 30 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: An exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculptures in various media titled Continuity features the works of a host of upcoming and established artists and sculptors.


August 26 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Turiyananda Hall; 6 pm: Swami Sarvabhutananda will speak in Hindi on Bhagvad Gita. August 26 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Mayer Katha. August 26 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Sumit Roy, director, Grobrands, to speak on BChanging Horizon of Brand Architecture. August 30 at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, 3, Regent Park; 6.30 pm: Dr Shikha Mukherjee will deliver a discourse on Bhagwad Gita.

kids’ corner

August 26 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 5 pm: Sasha’s ‘Crafts Week’ for children concludes with a folk music evening to be inaugurated by veteran rock musician Nondon Bagchi, Bangla band Cactus, tabla exponent Tanmoy Bose and film actress June Malliah. Skilled craftsmen will give a live demonstration of how folk musical instruments are crafted.


August 29 - 31 at 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 2 pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation conducts a three-day adolescents/ youth workshop to improve communication skills, develop personality and enhance leadership capabilities. For registration: 24176128/ 29.


August 27 at Jibananda Sabhaghar; 5 pm: Indian Writers Association hosts a seminar on Indianness on Indian Literature. Participants include Dr Amitabha Ray, Dr K.C. Bhunye, S. Krishnamurthy, Professor Ashish Sanyal, Professor Shankar Jha and Debanjan Chakraborty. Thirty poets from various regions will read their poems.


Till August 27 at Oxford Bookstore; 10 am - 9 pm: An exhibition of photographs by Nilanjan Ray titled Varanasi — An Eternal City.


August 27 at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum; 6.30 pm - 10 pm: Observation of Mars through 4’ Ziess Refracting telescope. August 31 at the Tavern, Trincas; 7 pm - 10 pm: Rock Baaji’: with live music and invigorating adda features the city’s upcoming rock band, Barefoot. Hosted by Amigoz Friend Forever.
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