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September 8 at Madhusudan Mancha & September 14 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das. August 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Sojan Badiyaar Ghaat. Direction: Goutam Halder. September 9 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Ajantrik Natya Sanstha presents Kharan. Story: Samaresh majumdar; direction: Sukanta Basak. September 12 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Ranga Roop presents its latest play, Khunje Naao. Play: Rudra Prasad Sengupta, music & direction: Biplab Chattopadhyay. September 13 & 14 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. September 14 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


September 10 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Cultural Choir, Howrah, celebrates Professor Dipankar Chattopadhyay’s successful musical career spanning 40 years with a musical programme: Ganer Bhuvan, based on different strands of Indian music including Stotra-geeti, Rabindrasangeet, Dwijendrageeti, Nazrulgeeti etc and Surer Tarange,featuring songs composed on poet Sukanta Bhattacharya. Music arranged by Swaraj Chatterjee and Tarun Chatterjee. September 10 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Rabindrasangeet recital by Chitralekha Choudhury. September 11 & 12 at Surya Sen Mancha, Jodhpur Park: Manasi hosts a two-day state-level music conference featuring a host of both established and upcoming artistes including Ajanta Sinha, Mahua Mondal, Utpal Fakir and Sahajma, Dolon Mitra, Debashree Basu, Sikha Mitra Bhattacharya, Bitan Halder, Raja Roychowdhury, Swapan Mukherjee and Radharani Hati. September 12 at Srijan Rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm: Srijan’s monthly forum on ‘Indian music and dance’ features a lecture-recital on the sitar by Kalyani Roy, with Soumen Sarkar on the tabla. Also, sitar recital by Sampa Joardar and sarod recital by Arnab Chakraborty. September 13 at Sisir Mancha; 5.30 pm: Shaheed Jatin Das Smriti Samiti will observe the 75th ‘Martyrdom Day’ of Jatin Das with a musical programme featuring Srikanta Acharya and Debarati Shom. Also, recitation by Pradeep Ghosh and Molly Debnath. A host of dignitaries will reminisce about the martyr.


Till September 9 at Art Mosphere, (the roof-top art gallery) at H-11, New Alipore; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by contemporary artists. Till September 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings titled Sapno Ka Saudagar (The Merchants of Dreams) featuring artistic analysis of the subconscious mind through paintings. Till September 12 at Artists Circle; 11 am - 7 pm: Exhibition of paintings by The Relations, a group of young artists. Till September 14 at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings, Masters’ Strokes, features K.G. Subramanyan, Shyamal Dutta Roy, Suhas Roy and Sunil Das. Till September 20 at Caffeine, 133A Southern Avenue; 11 am - 10 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Santanu Das and Alok Paul. September 12- 18 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by members of Chitri-O-Bhaskar Gosthi. September 15 - 22 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Expressions 2K3 — an exhibition of paintings by Sushovan Dutta, Dewasish Das, Ajay Kumar Dam, Rupmala Singh. Kakali Misra and Aveek Bhowmick. Till September 25 at Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 36C S.P. Mukherjee Road; 2 pm - 7.30 pm: An exhibition of recent works titled Chairs by K.G. Subramanyan. 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 both upcoming as well as established artists and sculptors including Anandita, Apto Bhattacharya, Bimal Kundu, Partho Bhattacharjee, Pradeep Rakshit, Prakash Karmakar, Pranab Faujdar, Sanatan Dinda, Shipra Bhattacharya, Shuvaprasanna, Shyamal Mukherjee, Shyam Kanu, Subroto Das, Suhas Roy, and Wasim Kapur.


September 8 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. September 8 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Puranananda will speak in Bengali on Adhyatma Ramayana. September 9 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Dr Sujata Sen, director, East India, British Council, to speak on Specific Markets and Specific Targets.


September 8 at Ice Skating Rink, 78 Syed Amir Ali Avenue: An exhibition of exclusive salwar suits by Nitya Budhrani of Khushi. September 11 - 13 at 89 Elliot Road; 10 am - 5 pm: All Bengal Women’s Union presents an exhibition-cum-sale of handicrafts including block-printed table linen, knitted garments, embroidered baby clothes, bed spreads, woven swabs and dusters, spices, cakes and muffins made by underprivileged women. Till September 14 at Kashish, 113 Park Street, Poddar Point: An exhibition-cum-sale of unstitched salwar-suits. Till September 16 at Artisana, 13 Chowringhee Terrace, 1st floor; 10 am - 7.30 pm: A display of exclusive textiles including sarees, scarves and fabrics from Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Eastern India hosted by Crafts Council of West Bengal. September 16 - 18 at Genesis Art Gallery: Akriti of Jaipur presents Shimmer, Shine and Sparkle — an exhibition of handloom salwar kurtas/kurtis in vegetable dyes, kalamkaris, mangalgiris, cotton tussars adorned with gold, silver, khari, sequins and mirrors. Till September 25 at 210 Bidhan Sarani, 1st Floor; Troyee’s exhibition showcases bedcovers, sarees etc. Till September 25 at 14/97 Golf Club Road (beside RCGC); 11 am - 8 pm: Srabasti’s Collection showcases creations of Keya-Chaitali that includes T-shirts, phatuas, sarees, panjabi, salwar-kurta etc. Till September 30 at 1/57 B Dover Place; 2 pm - 7 pm: Gharoya hosts an exhibition of sarees, salwars, kurtas, costume jewellery and more. September 6 onwards at 357/ 2 B, Prince Anwar Shah Road, 1st Floor: Dress Sen’s boutique hosts an exhibition-cum-sale of its summer collection.


September 12 at Gyan Manch, 11, Pretoria Street; 6.30 pm: Samskriti Shreyaskar hosts a Kathak Nritya Sandhya by the disciples of Rani Karnaa. September 14 at Bharatiyam, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC presents Gotipua folk dance of Orissa by Lingaraj Barik of Puri, his troupe members and EZCC workshop participants.

film festival

September 8 - 12 at Nandan III; 6.30 pm - 7.45 pm: Novel Scene — Women writers’ film festival organised by British Council.

quiz show

September 8 at British Council auditorium; 3 pm - 7 pm: Parrellel Force — a science quiz hosted jointly by British Council and Stree Shakti.

book release

September 10 at British Council auditorium; 7 pm: Launch and reading of Sangeeta Dutta’s book on Shyam Benegal, World Directors. September 14 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 5 pm: Filmmaker Nabendu Chattopadhyay will release an autobiography of veteran artist Prithwish Sikdar. Hosted by Chitri-O-Bhaskar Gosthi.
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