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October 23 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rupdarshan presents Baghapratap. Direction: Kanai Chakraborty. October 25 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Rittwik presents Ichchhepuran. Direction: Pranab Chattopadhyay. October 25 & 26 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 23 at Paschim Banga Bangla Akademi auditorium; 6.30 pm: Mohit Chattopadhyay will deliver the Papiya Chakraborty Memorial Lecture on the theatre arts. October 23 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhananda will speak in Bengali on Mandukya-Karika.


October 23 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Sarod recital by Anirban Dasgupta, with Debendrakanti Chakarborty on the tabla. 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 23 at The Gold Factory, 171/1C Rashbehari Avenue: Dhanteras Amrita Kumbha — a pre-Diwali celebration with a display of innovative collections of jewellery with cash prizes from the Amrita Kumbha. 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 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 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 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 (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.


October 24 - 31 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road: Skanda Shasti Festival.


Till October 25 at Bharatiyam, 1B, 201, Salt Lake; 10 am - 5 pm: EZCC holds a workshop on Sambalpuri folk dance of Orissa, conducted by UKIA, Sambalpur.


October 23 - November 3 at Veda (opp. Ice Skating Rink): The Veda Bhaiya Dooj Festivities over lunch and dinner.

in memoriam

October 23 at Oxford Bookstore, 17, Park Street; 5 pm: Reaching out in Love — Memories of Mother. Jaya Chaliha, author of The Joy in Loving A Guide to Daily Living with Mother Teresa, will read from her book. Uma Ahmed, president Teachers Centre, Loreto House and former member, WB Human Rights Commission will speak on Mother’s early years in the city.
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