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October 14 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Chetona presents its latest production Nirnoy. Direction: Arun Mukhopadhyay. October 14 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Little Thespian presents Balwant Gargi’s Lohaar. Direction: S.M. Azhar Alam.


Till October 14 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: Anju Chirimar’s maiden solo exhibition of paintings done in miniature, Tanjore and Vrindavan styles. October 15 - 22 at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: Sudhiranjan Mukherjee and Sukumar Bhattacharjee present Colours of Life, an exhibition of paintings in mixed media. Till November 1 (except Sundays) at 34 Temple Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Pallab Kanti Mitra’s sixth solo exhibition of paintings. October 15 - November 28 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: lluminations — an exhibition of paintings and sculptures featuring the works of Suhas Roy, Prokash Karmakar, Ramananda bandopadhyay, Bratin Khan, Atanu Bhattacharya, Swapan Das, Jaspal and Utpal Dasgupta and many others.


Till October 19 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Chhayapath, Calcutta, hosts the 12th Members’ Salon of Photography 2003. Till October 19 at Academy of Fine Arts, West, North & Central Galleries; 3 pm - 8 pm: Third Eye hosts its 5th Phto Festival featuring over 100 photographs. Also, daily slide shows at 6 pm.


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.


Till October 14 at The Park; 9.30 am - 5.30 pm: Sutra hosts a conference on 2000 Years of Indian Textiles — The Trade from the East and West, being coordinated by Ms Rosemary Crill, senior curator of the Asian section of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, features 25 speakers both from within the country and abroad presenting papers on various aspects of India’s textile trade over the centuries. Also, vendor booths for selling and promoting quality contemporary and traditional handicraft items have been set up by entrepreneurs. Till October 14 at Oxford Book Store; 9.30 am - 5.30 pm: Sutra and Oxford Bookstore jointly host sale of textile-related books. Also, an exhibition of decorative, ceremonial and Heirloom clothes from the ‘Tapi’ collection of Mr & Mrs Praful Shah of Mumbai.


October 14 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. October 14 at Ramakrishna Vedanta math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will discuss in Bengali Sri Sri Mayer Katha. October 14 at CMA Auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton weekly Tuesday Talkshoppe features Mr Sudipto Sinha, chairman, Indica Research Pvt. Ltd. He will speak on Marketing Research: New Perspectives.

in memoriam

October 15 at Brahmo Sammilan Samaj Hall, Bhawanipore; 6.30 pm: Ashoketaru Bandyopadhyay will be remembered on his 73rd birth anniversary with a prayer by the students of Taru-Shruti, to be followed by Hey Mahaprobalobali.


October 13 onwards at AKTC, 1/1 Camac Street: Izhaar’s workshop on making Diwali cards, boxes, gift wrapping, flower arrangements etc. Details: 98300 45591/ 22175262. October 14 - 16 at 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 2 pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation conducts a three-day ‘Youth Workshop’ (age group 18 years and above) to develop personality, improve communication skills and enhance leadership capabilities. For registration contact: 24176128/29. October 14 at Bangur Scouts & Guides Club (opposite Bangur Telephone Exchange); 5.30 pm: Inauguration of Sansriti’s three-month intense production-oriented workshop prior to launching its play, Phataru. The workshop will be conducted by eminent theatre personalities.

book release

October 14 at Paschim Banga Bangla Akademi auditorium; 5 pm: Arunima Prokashani hosts a programme to release the fourth volume of Bhalobasar Dui Diganto, a collection of Bengali writings by authors of both West Bengal and Bangladesh.


Till October 26 at The Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 2 pm - 8 pm: Crafts Bazar organised by the Crafts Council of West Bengal. Also, master craftsmen and weavers from different parts of the country will give demonstrations on weaving, natural dyeing, block printing, hand embroidery, muslin weaving etc. October 14 & 15 at Obsession Gallery, 87 Park Street; 10 am - 7 pm: Diwali exhibition-cum-sale features a wide array of products from dresses to diyas, knick-knacks including silverwares, cushion covers, potted plants and a lot more.
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