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Till December 31 (except Sunday) at CIMA Gallery; Monday (3 pm - 7 pm), Tuesday - Saturday (2 pm - 7 pm): Portraits of a Decade — the 10th anniversary show featuring the works of renowned artists. Till December 17 at Gaganendra Art Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Indranath Bandyopadhyay presents his fourth solo exhibition of water colour paintings. December 12 - 14 at Genesis Art Gallery; 11 am - 7 pm: The Spread of Naivety — an exhibition of paintings by Dr Mausumi Mutsuddi. December 12 - 16 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery; 4 pm - 8 pm: Manasi organises an exhibition of paintings by Tapati Kabasi. Till January 25 at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 10.30 am - 7.30 pm: The Homecoming — A Winter Symphony, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by well-known artists.


December 11 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Kalindi Natya Srijan presents Parashmoni. Direction: Bilwadal Chattopadhyay. December 11 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Anya Theatre presents Nakchhabita. Direction: Bibhas Chakraborty. December 13 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm: Choopkatha will stage its latest production, Mrs. Soriano. Direction: Dolly Basu. December 13 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Natya Aanan presents Utpal Dutt’s Surjya Shikar. Direction and acting: Chandan Sen December 14 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Dant Paake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das.


December 11 at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak on Panchadashi.


Till December 11 at Swabhumi; 6 pm: NEXPO — an exhibition-cum-sale of a wide range of products from the north-eastern states of India. Till December 14 at Oxford Bookstore, 17 Park Street; 10 am - 8 pm: An exhibition of contemporary crystal forms created by Srila Mookherjee. Till December 16 at Calcutta Maidan (opp. Birla Planetarium); 2 pm - 8 pm (12 noon - 8 pm on Saturdays and Sundays): The annual Lexpo XXVIII, hosted by Indian Leather Technologists’ Association.


December 11 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall, Gol Park; 6 pm: MantraKeyboard Symphony, an electronic instrumental orchestra on devotional and patriotic songs by 20 synthesizer students of Ajit Ghosh. Programme concept: Robin Paul; orchestra designed by V. Balsara. December 12 at Kala Mandir; 5.30 pm: Gokul Nag Memorial Foundation presents Moitree Dhwani featuring Megan Black (Kathak), Ross Kent (sarod) and Rajan and Sajan Mishra (vocal).


Till December 14 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm:The line-up for today’s programme at the Uday Shankar Nrityotsav 2003, organised by West Bengal State Music Academy and West Bengal Dance Group Federation: Arijit Banik (Bharata Natyam), Ruchira Chakraborty and Barnali Debnath (Gaudiya) and Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts (direction: Tanusree Shankar). December 12 at Srijan rooftop; 6 pm: An evening of Indian music and dance featuring Sharmila Mukherjee (Odissi), Jita RoyChowdhury (Bharata Natyam) and Purbayan Chatterjee (sitar). December 12 at the Sandre Hall, The Calcutta School of Music, 6.30 pm: Kishore Chatterjee will present a programme on Carl Maria von Weber. December 13 at Uttam Mancha; 6 pm: Nirmala Mishra will be conferred the 14th Kamala Devi Rai Memorial Award by Sourav. She will present a solo recital of Bengali songs. December 13 at Vidya Mandir; 6 pm: Kashi Swar Ganga Samman Samaroh features Sanju Sahai (tabla solo), Ritesh-Rjnish Mishra (vocal), Anindo Chaterjee (tabla) and Sanatan Goswami (harmonium), Birju Maharaj and Deepak Maharaj (Kathak) and Kumar Bose (tabla).


Till December 11 at Sree Guruvayurappan Temple, Nakuleshwar Bhattacharjee Lane; 5.30 pm: Guruvayur Ekadasi programme organised by Sree Guruvayurappan Bhajan Samity. Discourse on Bhagavatham by Vedamarga Bodhaka, Sri Ramakatha Sara Varshee N. Vaidyanatha Deekshithar.

FOOD festival

Till December 14 at Guchhi, Hyatt Regency: A lip-smacking variety of Kashmiri delights at the on-going Kashmiri food festival. Till December 20 at the Poolside Cafe, MBD Airport Hotel: An array of exotic global culinary fare, Nuevo International Fare.

sit ’n’ draw

December 14 at The Boys’ Own Library & Young Men’s Institute, Goabagan; 10 am: The 23rd All Bengal Sit-and-Draw and 43rd Recitation competitions. Details: 2555-8387 (between 7 pm & 9.30 pm).


December 13 at 68/4D Purna Das Road, Calcutta 29; 6.30 pm: Taru Shruti pays tribute to Rabindrasangeet maestro Ashoketaru Bandyopadhyay with a sesion of Brahmo Upasana and prayer songs.
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