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October 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: EZCC’s Experimental Theatre Festival 2003 features Ganakrishti’s Sahar Yaar. Direction: Bratya Basu. October 17 at Purbashree, Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, 1B-201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: EZCC’s Experimental Theatre Festival 2003 features Nandipat’s Mrityu Na Hatya. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. October 18 & 19 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 19 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents its latest production Jadio Swapna, based on Brecht’s The Vision of Simon Machard. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya. October 19 at Muktangan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


Till October 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. Till 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 30 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of nude studies of models at Academy Grand Chaumier (1938 -1939) and other sketches by Chintamoni Kar.


Till October 25 at Dhamma Ganga Vipasana Kendra, Sodepur: Vipasana Kendra, Calcutta’s free ‘Vipasana Meditation Course’ is on. For details and registration: 22 Bonfield Lane, 2nd Floor, R.No. 10; Telephones: 2242-4561/3225.


October 17 at Oxford Bookstore, 17 Park Street; 7 pm: To commemorate the beatification of Mother Teresa by His Holiness Pope John Paul II at St Peter’s Square, Rome, on October 19, Oxford Bookstore hostsWords and Images — A Tribute to Mother Teresa, an exhibition of the life and work of Mother in a collage of books and photographs to be inaugurated by Dr Andrew Hall, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Calcutta. 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 Photo Festival. Also, daily slide shows at 6 pm.


October 17 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Bengali on Panchadashi. October 17 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Sasanka Bhusan Bandyopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Brihadaranyaka Upanishad. October 17 at IPHE Hall, CK-58, Salt Lake; 6 pm: Mr S.B. Mondal will speak on Management of Steel Industries Solid Waste.


October 13 onwards at AKTC, 1/1 Camac Street: Izhaar’s workshop on making Diwali cards, boxes, gift wrapping, floating flower arrangements etc. Details: 98300 45591/ 22175262.


October 17 at the Sandre Hall, The Calcutta School of Music; 6.30 pm: The Listeners Club hosts a programme on Beethoven’s Concertos, to be presented by Kishore Chatterjee.

music & DANCE

October 19 at Birla Academy; 6 pm: To mark the release of a book by Late Dipali Dutta Roy, Jharna Dutta Roy presents an evening of Tagore songs by Amiyangshu Mukhopadhyay and Kishalaya. Also, an Odissi dance recital by Enakshi Das. October 18 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Kathak Nritya Sandhya features a dance workshop-cum-Kathak recital by Rani Karnaa and her disciples.


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 give demonstrations on weaving, natural dyeing, block printing, hand embroidery, muslin weaving etc. Till October 20 at Diagold Jewels Pvt. Ltd, Metro Plaza, Shop No 1015: Exhibition-cum-sale of “Gliterati” collection of designer diamond jewellery. Till October 23 at Sasha, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 11 am: An exhibition-cum-sale of Deepavali lights, candles, hand-crafted home linens and accessories made by Artisan Association. October 17 at Vaibhav, 4 Lee Road; 11.30 am onwards: Exhibition of hand-crafted and block printed designerwear. October 17 at 10/1 Alipore Park Place, 62 Navrang; 10 am - 6 pm: Vinita Kedia presents handcrafted Diwali silverwares at Mudrika.
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