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August 30 at Oxford Bookstore; 6 pm: Children Against Violence hosts a trilogy of award-winning plays: How Best is my Bakery, Just Keep Looking at Me and If I Die Do You Have A Problem' Performed by students of Apeejay School, Calcutta. 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 Majumdarís Eto Rokto Keno' Dir: Sukanta Basak. August 30 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. August 30 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Arshi presents Manada Sundari. Play & direction: Suranjana Dasgupta. August 30 at Prosceniumís Art Centre, 46 AJC Bose Road; 6.30 pm: Proscenium Art Centre presents Agatha Christieís Moustrap. Direction: Nivedita Bhattacharjee. August 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am: Ganakrishti presents Virus M. Play & direction: Bratya Basu. August 31 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Roopdarshan presents Bagha Pratap. Direction: Kanai Chakraborty. August 31 at Prosceniumís Art Centre; 6.30 pm: Proscenium Art Centre presents a multi-lingual play, Prattakha Ba Parrakha (Direct or Indirect). Direction: Soumya Rakshit. August 31 at Sarat Sadan (Howrah); 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents Kashinama. Design & direction: Usha Ganguli.


Till August 30 at CIMA Gallery; 2 pm- 7 pm: An exhibition of Recent Works by a host of contemporary artists. Till August 30 at Galerie 88; 3 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of M.F. Husainís four Suites of paintings comprising 88 Husains in oils 003.Ē Till August 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An xhibition of paintings on Shree Krishna titled Muraliya Bajere Jamuna Ke Teer . 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: Paintings by Indrajit Nandy. 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.

film show

August 29 & 30 at Naatghar, Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCCís weekend screening of documentary films on various aspects of the art and culture of Bengal features (Today): Siddheswari (a film on famous vocalist Siddheswari Devi) and (Aug 30): The Lost Stream and Folk Music Instruments of Bengal .

dance festival

Till August 31 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: The West Bengal State Music Akademi in collaboration with West Bengal Dance Group Federation is currently hosting a dance-drama festival. Todayís line-up: Angikamís Tuhu Mama Shyam (dir: Prantika Sarkar) & Gouriya Nrittya Bharatiís Kamala (dir: Mahua Mukhopadhyay).


August 29 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Debabrata Sen Sharma will discuss in English Consciousness and its manifestation as World ó Kashmir Shaivya view. August 28 at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Sasanka Bhushan Bandopadhyay will discuss Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.


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 31 at Atmaja Association for Adoptive Parents; 11 am: Counselling workshop for couples planning to adopt. Details: 235883 06/ 98301 05277/ 2473-6911/ 2555-8682.


Till August 31 at Gaganendra Pradarshashala (Calcutta Information Centre); 2 pm - 8 pm: Velha Goa ó an exhibition of photographs by Benoy K. Behl.


Till August 29 at British Council; 10 am - 6 pm: Shamlu Dudejaís exhibition of Kantha embroideries on garments and accessories ends today.. August 30, 31 & September 1 at Artisana, Crafts Council of West Bengal, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st floor; 10 am - 7 pm, Monday (10 am - 7 pm): Mahua Sarkar Senís collages of variations in designs and shades ó a distinctly original collection of objects using and drawing on ethnic forms, creations and motifs redesigned for contemporary use.


August 30 at Hotel Hindustan International; 8 pm: Loreto Convent Darjeeling Alumnae Association hosts Monsoon Ball featuring sumptuous food, music and dancing with DJ Feroze.


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