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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 28 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents Kashinama. Design and direction: Usha Ganguli.


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 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 — Exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Suhas Roy, Prokash Karmakar, Ramananda Bandopadhyay, Bratin Khan, Atanu Bhattacharya, Swapan Das and others.


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 25 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in English on Svetasvatara Upanishad. October 26 at Advaita Ashrama, 5 Dehi Entally Road; 5.30 pm: Swami Mumukshananda will discuss Shakti Puja.


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 The Tavern, Trincas; 7 pm - 10 pm: Amigoz Friends Forever Evening of ‘Rock Baji’ features Calcutta’s young and upcoming rock band, Barefoot.


Till October 24 at Startrack Gallery, 56 Chowringhee Road, Ground Floor (Opp. Nehru Children’s Museum) and Elford Gallery, 12A, Lord Sinha Road; 10 am - 8 pm: An exhibition-cum-sale of Diwali items including imported household accessories, kitchenware, gift items etc. 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.


October 24 - 31 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road: Skanda Shasti Festival. October 26 at Ved Bhavan, 50 Lake Avenue; 4 pm: Unveiling the portrait of Pujya Sree Kripananda Warrior Swamigail.

birth centenary

October 27 at Jatin Das Park (adjacent to Jatin Das Park metro railway station); 8.30 am: The birth centenary of Shaheed Jatin Das will be celebrated by members of Shaheed Jatin Das Smriti Samity. The day-long programme will be flagged off with the garlanding of the martyr’s statue by Kironmoy Nanda, minister in-charge of fisheries department. The programme concludes in the evening with a cultural show at Madhusudan Mancha at 6 pm. The show features vocal recital by Srikanta Acharya, Geeti-alekhya tracing the martyr’s life. Participants include Srikanta Acharya, Debarati Som Pradip Ghosh, Molly Debnath and others.


October 25 at Bharatiyam, 1B, 201, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: Sambalpuri folk dance recital by Guri Sri Ranjan Kumar Sahoo and others. October 25 at Swabhumi; 6.30 pm: Kathak Nritya Sandhya features a dance workshop-cum-Kathak recital by Rani Karnaa and her disciples. October 26 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Jahnavi Centre for Performing Arts celebrates its 3rd aniversary with an evening of music and dance.


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