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September 23 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Little Thespian presents the 31st show of Lohar. Written by Blawant Gargi and directed by S.M. Azhar Alam. September 23 at Rabindra Sadan, 6.30 pm; September 27 at University Institute Hall, 11 am: Rangakarmee presents its latest play, Kashinama. Design and direction: Usha Ganguli. September 25 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Choopkatha will stage Dui-Taranga. Direction: Dolly Basu. September 26 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm; September 28 at Madhusudan Mancha, 6.15 pm: Nandikar presents Sojan Badiyar Ghat. Direction: Goutam Halder. September 27 & 28 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 28 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


September 25 at Uttam Mancha; 9 am: Dakshineebarta’s Mahalaya programme features Bengali songs by Ramkumar Chattopadhyay, Lopamudra Mitra, Srikanta Acharya and Haimanti Shukla. September 25 at CK/CL Community Hall (near Tank No. 9), Salt Lake; 6 pm: Bondhur Adda presents Gaaner Sandhyay featuring songs by Jayati, Suvomita, Shuhankar, Rupankar and Srikanta Acharya. September 26 at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 5.30 pm: As part of Srijan’s monthly forum (Music from Distant Shores), featuring An Anthology of Guitar Playing presented by jazz guitarist Indrajit Mojumdar with various jazz formats demonstrated on the guitar by Carlton Kitto.


September 25 at Indian Museum auditorium; 5.30 pm: On the occasion of Mahalaya, Indian Museum and Saregama India Ltd. present a dance-recital on Nritya-Durga and a premier show of the video-CD on Mahisasurmardini (script: Bani Kumar, narration and chanting: Birendra Krishna Bhadra; music: Pankaj Kumar Mallick)— video portrayal based on Sri Sri Chandi Stotra. September 25 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: A solo Bharata Natyam recital by Debajit Bal.


Till September 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 27 at Metropolitan Art Salon, 7, J.L. Nehru Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Anamika Halder, Anindita Bhattacharjee, Anindya Mukherjee, Kartick Das, Ranjit Adhikary, Sreesudip, Sumal Sengupta and Susmita Saha. Till September 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 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 23 - October 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of drawings, paintings and graphics by Atul Pramanil, Pabitra Pal, Pushpal Sarkar, Santanu Chakraborty and Shuvankar Maitra.


Till September 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.


September 22 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Puranananda will speak in Bengali on Adhyatma Ramayana. September 22 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Amalendu Chakraborty will speak in Bengali on Sri Sri Ramakrishna-Lilaprasanga. September 23 at CMA auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton Tuesday Talkshoppe: Mr Ranabir Sen, AGM, United India Insurance Co. Ltd, to speak on New Horizons in Health Insurance.


September 24 at Mother’s Care montessori house; 10 am: The students of Mother’s Care and the children of New Light (a registered charitable organisation running a creche and night shelter for underprivileged children in Kalighat) meet for a pre-Puja celebration with a programme of songs, dance, drama and recitation.


September 25 at Srijan rooftop, 176 Sarat Bose Road; 5.30 pm: The monthly Poetry Adda, anchored by Nidhi Mehrotra, features poets Amitabha Dasgupta, Trina N. Banerjee, Bishakha Bhattacharya who write in English, Dhurjuti Chanda, Arup Basu Choudhury and Samak Das writing in Bengali, and Chhavlnath Mishra, Vasundhara Mishra, Alka Roy and Sushma Tripathi composing in Hindi/Urdu. Also, the poetry and life of well-known Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kuruppa presented by Dr K. Madhavan.


September 23 at Kala Kunj; 4.30 pm: Madol organises a seminar on the indigenous performative art forms — Jhumur (Jharkhand), Nachni (north Orissa) and Chhau (south-western Bengal). Participants include D.B. Hota, president, West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, U.N. Biswas (IPS), folklore specialist and Lalchand Mahato, minister-in-charge, energy and power, Jharkhand. September 24 at Max Mueller Bhavan classroom; 5.30 pm: The Indo-German Association, Calcutta, hosts a seminar on Utilisation of non-conventional energy to meet energy-crisis in India.


September 26 - October 5 at Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetham Sankara Hall, Southern Avenue: Sri Sarada Navarathri Celebrations 2003.

album release

September 24 at Music World; 3.30 pm: Professor Sujit Basu, vice chancellor, Visva Bharati, will release a CD of Tagore’s songs, Sei Tomari Sure Sure, sung by Sugata Sen.


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. Till October 1 at The Gold Factory, 171/1C Rash Behari Avenue; 10.30 am - 8 pm: A display of ethnic jewellery. Details: 24602408/ 3621.

food festival

Till September 30 at The Astor; 12 noon onwards: The Endless Kebab Hungama features an endless array of lip-smacking tandoori delicacies, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
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