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October 22 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Ashoknagar Natya Anan presents its latest production, Utpal Dutt’s Surja Shikaar. Direction & acting: Chandan Sen.

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October 21 at Netaji Bhawan, Sarat Bose Hall; 6 pm: On the occasion of the diamond jubilee of the proclamation of the Provisional Government of Azad Hind by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Singapore, there will be a gathering of members and friends of Netaji Research Bureau. The documentary film, Ittefaq -Itmad -Kurbani, will be screened on the occasion.


October 21 at CMA Auditorium, 1 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: The CMA-Patton weekly Tuesday Talkshoppe: Ms Renu Roy, executive director, Spandan, will speak on My Work and Experiences. October 21 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Samir Bhattacharya will speak in Bengali on Diabetes Roger Niramoy. October 21 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Atmabodhananda will discuss Sri Sri Mayer Katha.


October 26 at Aikatan, EZCC Complex, 1A-290 Salt Lak; 5 pm: Salt Lake Cultural Association in collaboration with Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre hosts a programme of classical melodies featuring Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay (vocal) with Ashok Roychowdhury (tabla) and Pradip Palit (harmonium) and solo sitar recital by Leena Basu with Chiradeep Banerjee on the tabla.


October 26 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Jahnavi Centre for Performing Arts celebrates its third aniversary with an evening of music and dance.


October 21at Shisha, The Hookah Bar, Grain of Salt; 11 am - 6 pm: Amrita Sahney and Nisha Kanoi present Bollywood by Design, a first time ever couture jewellery exhibition of its kind in Calcutta by the accalimed Mumbai-based jewellers, Minawalla. Till October 24 at Startrack Gallery, 56 Chowringhee Road, Ground Floor (Opp. Nehru Children’s Museum) and Elford Gallery, 12A, Lord Sinha Road (opp. Emami Market); 10 am - 8 pm: An exhibition-cum-sale of Diwali items including imported household accessories, kitchenware, gift items, dresses and airconditioners. Till October 21 at Calcutta Ice Skating Rink; 11 am - 8 pm: Diwali Bazar featuring diyas, canndles, Bandharwars, appliances, cookery, kitchenware, garments, decoratives, furniture and other innovative consumer goods. October 21- 23 at 59, Muktaram Babu Street, 2nd Floor; 10 am onwards: A.P Jewellers presents its 7th annual Dipavali exhibition-cum -sale that includes diamond-studded jewellery, along with a wide range of bangles, bracelets, watches and ear-rings. Till October 22 at Artisana, 13 Chowringhee Terrace (1st floor); 10 am - 7 pm: Deepavali — a fest of terracotta lamps and garden accessories, textiles and excuisite jewellery presented by the Crafts Council of West Bengal. 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. Till October 26 at The Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 2 pm - 8 pm: Sutra Crafts Bazar organised by the Crafts Council of West Bengal. Also, master craftsmen and weavers from different parts of the country give daily demonstrations on weaving, natural dyeing, block printing, hand embroidery, muslin weaving etc. The products are sold from outlets set on the lawns of the academy. Till October 27 at Genesis Art Gallery, 8B, Middleton Street: High-knotted silk carpets, woolen carpets, fine embroidery crape suits and cushion covers from Kashmir.


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. October 21 - 26 at Academy of Fine Arts; 11 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of selected entries from the fourth Eastern Region Art Exhibition, conducted by Camlin Art Foundation. Till October 26 (except October 24) at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and monoprints by Ganesh C. Basu, Bidula Basu and Puspita Ray. Till October 26 at Galerie La Mere, 3 Regent Park: An exhibition of Rabin Mondal’s paintings (works from 1952 - 2002). Till October 26 (except October 24) at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: Pallab Kanti Mitra’s seventh solo exhibition of paintings. 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 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.
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