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October 4 at Bijon Theatre; 6.30 pm: Anya Theatre presents Madhab Malanchi Kainya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. October 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. October 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Kushilav presents Tagore’s Chokher Bali. Drama: Partha Chatterjee. Direction: Runu Chowdhury. October 11 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Gandhar presents Char Duar. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharyya.


Till October 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Mahisasurmardini Durga as painted by Kalighat, early Bengal and modern artists. Till October 10 at Galerie La Mere; 4 pm - 6 pm: An exhibition of paintings on Durga. Participants include Hiran Mitra, Jogen Choudhury, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Robin Mondal, Isha Mohammad, Debabrata Chakraborty, Suhas Roy, Shanu Lahiri, Uma Siddhant and Wasim R. Kapoor. October 6 - 12 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Biplab Dalai. October 6 - 12 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by the members of The Studio. Participating artists: Anita Prasad, Anuradha, Bysack, John Lawrence, Karabi Moulik, Matreyee Chatterjee, Nabanita Banerjee, Polly Das, Prabir Kr Mazumdar, Prasanta Mukherjee and Suchita Agarwal.


October 3 - 5 at Rabindra Sarovar Pavillion Hall; 9.30 am - 5 pm: Jehovah’s Witnesses meet for their district convention. This convention will emphasise what it means to give God glory and will examine the motivation for doing so.


Till October 12 & October 14 - 25 at Dhamma Ganga Vipasana Kendra, Sodepur: Vipasana Kendra, Calcutta, organises free ‘Vipasana Meditation Course’ twice every month. For details and registration: 22 Bonfield Lane, 2nd Floor, R.No. 10; Telephones: 2242-4561/3225, 2553-2855.


Till October 4 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, Lake Gardens: Navarathri celebrations ’03. Today: Homam (6.30 am), Laksharchanai (9 am) and Prasadaviniyogam (10 am). Till October 5 at Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetham Sankara Hall, Southern Avenue: Sri Sarada Navarathri Celebrations ’03. Today at 6.30 pm: Kanyaka Pooja, Suvasini Puja and Deeparadhana (9.30 am), Ladies Day, Manjal Kumkumam (4.30 pm) and devotional songs by Ganapriya (7.30 pm). October 4 at Nag Sai Mandir, Khan Para Road, Mahinagar, Mallickpur, South 24 Parganas, #24370320; 5.30 am - 8.15 pm: The 85th Mahasamadhi Celebration of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba.


October 7 at the seminar hall of Eden Hospital & Medical College; 12.30 pm: The Bengal Obstetric and Gynaecological Society will be hosting a workshop on Contraception.


October 6 at Bharatiyam, IB 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC presents Loknritya Samaroh, with the Mathuri (Koppu) folk dance of Andhra Pradesh, the Lambani Kunitha folk dance of Karnataka, the Bhangra and Malwai Gidda folk dances of Punjab, and the Bhojpuri Jhoomar folk dance of Bihar.


Till October 12 at Dum Dum Motijheel College; 5 pm - 9 pm: Photographic Association of Dum Dum hosts the 46th International Salon of Photography. October 7 - 12 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of photographs, Earth File — Land, People and Wild by M. Ranjit.

food festival

Till October 5 at Elfin; 12 noon onwards: Quiet Puja lunches and dinners. Details: 22374199. Till October 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. Till October 12 at the Poolside Cafe, MBD Airport Hotel; 24 hours: A splendid culinary extravaganza, the Puja Power Chinese Lunch and the Flavors of Asia Dinner Buffet.


October 17 at Birla Academy Hall; 5.30 pm: A classical music programme by Rhythm. October 17 at Sandre Hall; 6.30 pm: Kishore Chatterjee will present a programme on Beethoven’s Conertios. Hosted by the Listener’s Club.


October 4 & 5 at Auroville Complex, 10 Mandeville Gardens; 7.30 pm: Dance programmes featuring Kathak-ballet by Nayanika Ghosh and Souvik Chakraborty (Oct. 4); Putana Badh and Mahisasurmardini (in Manipuri and Kathakali styles) by Probal Gupta.(Oct. 5).
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