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October 29 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6 pm: Nandikar presents Sojan Badiyar Ghat. Direction: Goutam Halder. October 29 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30 pm: Renaissance presents a musical comedy in Hindi, Charandas MLA. Direction; Bimal Chakraborty. October 29 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sanglap Kolkata presents Hai Ram. Drama and direction: Kuntal Mukhopadhyay. October 30 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Theatrician presents Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story. Direction: Tanushree Das. November 1 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Rangakarmee presents its award-winning play, Kashinama. Designed and directed by Usha Ganguli. November 1 & 2: Chokh celebrates its 15th anniversary with a seminar on Group Theatre Charitra Badlachchhey on November 1 at Bangla Academy; 6 pm; plays: Bhanga Manush & Anahsalil (both directed by Abhijit Dasgupta) on November 2 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10 am & 6.30 pm, respectively. November 1 & 2 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. November 2 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Spandan presents a romantic comedy in Hindi, Sunder, written by Mohit Chattopadhyay and directed by award-winning actress Dolly Basu.


October 29 at the lecture hall of Institute of Historical Studies, 35 Shakespeare Sarani; 4.30 pm: Dr Walter Hauser of University of Virginia will speak on Reflections on Peasants, Politics and History in 20th Century India. October 29 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekanada Hall; 6.15 pm: Swami Prabhananda will speak in Bengali on Amukhya Gita. October 29 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Buddhatmananda will speak in Bengali on Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.


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 3 (except Sunday) at Chemould Art Gallery; 10 am - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings in watercolor and charcoal by Arunava Ray. Till November 5 at Metropolitan Art Salon, Suite-18, 3rd floor, 7 Jawaharlal Nehru Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Avijit Mukherjee, Anuva Nandy, Jayanta Khan, Nivedita Dasgupta, Palash Paul, Prasanta Chandra, Subrata Das, Subrata Paul Das and Sumita Paul. Till November 2 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Football Hit on Turf — an exhibition of paintings by Debrup Ganguly.


Till October 31 at Sri Ganesh & Sri Murugan Temples, 58/14/3 & 6 Prince Anwar Shah Road: Skanda Shasti Festival. Today: Satru Samhara Trisidi Homam, Poornahuti & Deeparadhanai at 7.30 am; Maha-Abhishekam & Deeparadhanai (Kalam-VIII) at 9.30 am; Yagasalai Puja at 6 pm; and Shakti Vazipadu, Vel Vanghuthal, Procession, Yaga Vishenium, Poornahuti and Deeparadhanai (Kalam-IX) at 7 pm.


November 1 at Aban Mahal; 6.30 pm: Swapnokalpa Dance Institution presents its third annual show featuring Tagore’s dance-drama Tasher Desh to be performed by the students of the institution under the direction of Swapnokalpa Roy Chowdhury.


October 29 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: Mime show to be followed by talking-doll show. Presented by Goutam Adhikary.


October 29 - 31 at the main auditorium of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute; 6 pm: Cine Central, Calcutta and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute present a festival of Akira Kurosawa’s films. October 29: Rashomon. October 30: Ran. October 31: The Throne of Blood.


October 31 at Thoughtshop Foundation, 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 4 pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation is organising a workshop on Relationship and Responsibilty for those who are in the age group 18-25 years. Call 24176128/29 to register. October 31 and November 1 at 11F Palm Avenue: Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts and The Office of Oublic Affairs, United States Consulate General, Calcutta orrganise a workshop on American Modern Dance, to be conducted by Margaret Jenkins with Mary Carbonara from the US. Details at #2247-5997 (2 pm - 6 pm). November 3 at Thoughtshop Foundation, 188/90 Prince Anwar Shah Road; 4 pm - 6 pm: Thoughtshop Foundation is organising a workshop on HIV/AIDS Awareness for those 18 years and above. Call 24176128/29 to register.


October 30 at The Sangam Hall, Apeejay House, 1st floor, 15 Park Street; 4 pm: Oxford Bookstore, in association with Penguin India, Pepsi, Luxor Pens and Don Giovanni’s, presents the inter-college Oxford Sports Quiz, devised and conducted by Sujit Bhar.
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