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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 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.45 pm: Rangroop presents Khunje Naao. Music & direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. October 3 at Academy of Fine Arts, 3 pm: Anya Theatre presents Madhab Malanchi Kainya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. October 3 at Academy of Fine Arts, 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Sojan Badiyaar Ghat. Direction: Goutam Halder. 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 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 1 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Exhibition of drawings, paintings and graphics by Atul Pramanil, Pabitra Pal, Pushpal Sarkar, Santanu Chakraborty and Shuvankar Maitra. Till October 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Mahisasurmardini Durga as painted by Kalighat, early Bengal and modern artists.

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 Oxford Bookstore; 6.30 pm: To commemorate the International Day of Older People, Oxfor Bookstore in collaboration with HelpAge India, hosts an informal interactive session with Jeremy Seabrook, distinguished author and jurnalist, who will speak on Meeting the Challenge of Ageing Populations.


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 pm: Lalitha Sahasranama Archana; at 7 pm: Thiruppugazh Bhajan by Anbargal.


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.


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.


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. Till October 1 at Obsession Gallery, 87 Park Street; 10.30 am - 7 pm: Ambika presents a collection of Chanderi, Kota, Maheswari and Kosa sarees and dress material from the master weavers. Also, Niloufer’s (Bhopal) Kaftans, Marwahi and Jackets, Dupattas and bell metal handicrafts from Bastar.

food festival

October 1- 5 at Elfin; 12 noon onwards: Quiet Puja lunches and dinners. Details: 22374199. October 1- 5 at Trincas; 12 noon onwards: Festive fun and feast plus lunchtime entertainment. Details: 22298947. Till October 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 such as Calcutta prawn cocktail, fish mayonnaise, vindaloo and temperado.

medical camp

October 1 at Milan Sangha, 110 Gopal Lal Thakur Road, Baranagore & October 2 at Mitra Milan Sangha 58/1S.P. Banerjee Road, Alambazar; 6 pm - 8 pm: Sudhangshu Bala Seva Samity, a charitable welfare society hosts free health check up camps.
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