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September 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6 pm: On the occasion of Lok-krishti’s 14th anniversary, Sansriti presents Winkle Twinkle. Direction: Debesh Chattopadhyay. September 16 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Manicktala Naba Ajantik presents Bibartan. Play & direction: Arijit Mukhopadhay. September 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; September 19 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents its latest production, Jadiyo Swapno, based on Brecht’s The Vision of Simon Machard. Translated by Ashok Mukhopadhyay. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. September 17 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natasena presents Gorur Garir Headlight. Direction: Saroj Roy. September 18 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Argha presents Riot. Play & direction: Manish Mitra. September 20 & 21 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 21 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Char Duar. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. September 21 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


September 16 at Rabindra Sadan; 5.45 pm: Surarshi presents Chirodiner Gaan — an evening of Bengali songs of the bygone era. Participants: Nirmala Misra, Madhuri Chattopadhyay, Banasree Sengupta, Sreeradha Bandyopadhyay, Mahasweta Bandyopadhyay, Madhurima Dutta Chowdhury, Arun Dutta, Saikat Mitra, Sreekanta Acharya, Dipankar Bhatacharya, Swapan Som, Debamalya Chatopadhyay and Arjun Chakraborty. September 17 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Hindi rock recital by Sanjeevani. September 19 at St Paul’s Cathedral; 6.30 pm: Calcutta Foundation hosts an evening of classical music by the Calcutta Foundation Orchestra under the baton of visiting conductor Ethan Chessin. September 20 at Nazrul Mancha; 6 pm: An evening of Bengali songs featuring Suman, Nachiketa and Anjan. September 20 at Kala Mandir basement; 7 pm: Gandhar Rabindrasangeet Shikshayatan presents songs from Tagore’s play Raja. Direction: Kakoli Roy.


Till September 20 at Caffeine, 133A Southern Avenue; 11 am - 10 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Santanu Das and Alok Paul. Till September 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. September 18 - 30 at Chemould Art Gallery, 121 Park Street; 11 am - 7 pm: Exhibition 2003 features the recent works of Jayita Borthakur and Shyam Kanu done in oils, acrylic and crayons portraying various figurative forms. 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. Till October 1 at CIMA Gallery; 11 am - 8 pm: A crafts exhibition showcasing decorative art of India titled Art in Life features traditional items customised for contemporary living.


September 20 - 23 at Gaganendra Pradarshasala (Calcutta Information Centre); 2 pm - 8 pm: The second group exhibition of photographs by Ansuman Pal, Sumanta Das and Koushik Mitra.

book release

September 15 at Nandan III; 6 pm: Cine Central, Calcutta and Aurora Film Corporation jointly host a programme to launch Pradip Biswas’ book on filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos titled Eternity and Angelopoulos.


September 15 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: R.K DasGupta will speak on History of Bengali Thought: 800 AD- 2000 AD - III. September 15 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Balabhadrananda will speak on Yuga Nayak Vivekananda. September 15 at the Press Club Maidan tent; 5.45 pm: Public Relations Soceity of India, Kolkata Chapter, hosts a lecture on Public Relations: bringing People Closer to be delivered by Amolak Rattan Kohli, Governor of Mizoram. September 16 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Siddhartha Mukherjee, vice president, Cognizant Technology Solutions India Ltd. to speak on Six Sigma.


September 17 at Sangbarta, 5/1 Paramhansadev Road; 6.30 pm: Sangbarta Group Theatre hosts a symposium on Problems of Staging Tagore Plays. Participants include Bibhas Chakrabarty, Soumitra Basu and Sunil Das. Compere: Manotosh Dasgupta.


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 Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 10 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of trendy casualwear and fashion accessories to be inaugurated by Sharbari Dutta. 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. September 18 - 20 at 67 Ekdalia Road, Ballygunge; 11 am - 7 pm: Aparajita holds an exhibition of traditional sarees, costume jewellery, applique bed covers, linen, terracota items and a lot more. 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, kurtis, 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 15- October 1 at The Gold Factory, 171/1C Rash Behari Avenue; 10.30 am - 8 pm: A display of ethnic jewellery. Details: 24602408/ 3621.


September 15 - 21 at Bharatiyam, IB 201, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds workshop on Gaudiya Nritya, to be conducted by Dr Mahua Mukherjee. For details: 23356796.

film festival

September 15 - 19 at Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFT) auditorium, EM Bypass, Panchasayar; 6 pm: Federation of Film Societies of India and Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute in collaboration with Turkish Embassy, New Delhi, hosts a Turkish Film Festival. The Line-up: (Sept. 15): The Waterfall; (Sept. 16): The House of Angels; (Sept. 17): Unfair Game; (Sept. 18): Raindrop; (Sept. 19): Summer Love.
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