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September 30 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Blin Opera presents Tagore’s Raja. Direction: Subhashis Gangopadhyay. October 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm: Theatre Passion presents its latest production, Sparshak. Drama & direction: Ramaprosad Banik. October 1 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Nabamayukh Natya Sanstha will stage Bhadreswarir Galpo. Direction: Rishi Mukhopadhyay. October 2 at Academy of Fine Arts, 3 pm: Sundaram presents Muni O Saat Chowkidaar. Written, directed and performed by Manoj Mitra. October 2 - 4 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Sayak’s Badhutantra (dir: Meghnad Bhattacharyya) on the 2nd; Mangalik’s Harun-al-Rashid (Dir: Samir Biswas) on 3rd, and Anya Theatre’s Madhab Malanchi Kainya (Dir: Bibhas Chakraborty). October 2 - 4 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.


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. Till September 30 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10-30 am - 7.30 pm: Exhibition of contemporary Indian art and sculptures in various media titled Continuity concludes today. 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. Till October 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Mahisasurmardini Durga as painted by Kalighat, early Bengal and modern artists. Till 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.

World elders day

October 1 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Gol Park; 9 am: Indian Association of Retired Persons has organised a walk by its members and well-wishers on the occasion of World Elders Day. It will be flagged of by mayor Subrata Mukherjee. Also, inauguration of a Day Care Centre at 10.30 am by Major-General K.K. Ganguly (Retd) followed by distribution of clothes to inmates of Nabanir (old age home).


October 1 at PIB Media Centre, 8 Esplanade East; 11 am: A seminar on Gandhiji’s Relevance in Today’s World. Participants: Bhabaniprosad Chattopadhyay, Dhrubanarayan Banerjee and Amlan Dutta. Organised by Yojna (B) Publications Division, Government of India.


September 30 at Bangla Academy; 6.30 pm: Sayak Natya Baktritamala 15-16 features a talk on Natak Rachanar Aarale by Manoj Mitra.


Till October 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Creative Photography Association hosts the first annual exhibition of photographs. October 1 - 12 at Dum Dum Motijheel College; 5 pm - 9 pm: Photographic Association of Dum Dum hosts the 46th International Salon of Photography.

film show

September 30 at Nandan II; 6 pm: Cine Central screens Zamanai (Direction: B. Sharip) from Kazakhistan.


Till October 4 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, Lake Gardens: Navarathri celebrations ’03. Today: Laksharchanai (9 am & 7 pm) and Prasadaviniyogam (10 am & 8 pm). Till October 5 at Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetham Sankara Hall, Southern Avenue: Sri Sarada Navarathri Celebrations ’03. Today at 6.30 pm: Lalitha Sahasranama Archana; at 7.30 pm: Sangeeta Seva by Km. R. Aishwarya (vocal) with B. Aditya (violin) and P.V. Sairam (mridangam).


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. 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.


September 30 at St. James School ground; 2 pm - 5 pm: Coca Cola hosts a fun-filled cricket match between Virendra Sehwag XI vs Jishu Sengupta XI

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. September 30 - Octopber 5 at Kewpie’s, 2 Elgin Lane; lunch (12.15 - 3) and dinner (7.15 - 11): Besides the Puja Mahabhoj Thala, there will be boneless ilish paturi and dab jhinge along with culinary recipies from the Calcutta Cookbook.
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