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Monday , March 12 , 2012
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Looking to get into the buy buy mode? Season’s India 2012, in association with t2, is the shopping pad to head to. Organised by Manjushree Gupta and Nirmala Goenka of Ganpati, the three-day exhibition being held at Ice Skating Rink has around 70 stalls to choose from. Apparel to jewellery, home decor items, fashion accessories and gift items… it is a must-visit. Be there!

Event: Ganpati presents Season’s India 2012 in association with t2 When: Till March 12; 11am - 8pm Where: Ice Skating Rink


Till March 16 at Studio21, 17L Dover Terrace, #24866735; 11am - 7pm (Mondays, 3pm - 7pm): Mythologies, the meaning of signs — recent works by Anirban Ghosh. March 12 - 16 at Chemould Art Gallery, 12F Park Street; 2pm - 7pm: Colours of Infinity — a group exhibition of paintings featuring works by Abhijit Dutta Choudhury, Satyajit Saha and Sukla Chakraborty. Till March 13 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Green Below Blue Above — the sixth solo exhibition of paintings by Sumana Ghosh. Till March 13 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: The first exhibition of paintings by emerging artists hosted by Women’s Creative Brush. Till March 13 at Academy of Fine Arts, South B Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Paintings and sculptures by students of Chitrak Art Center. Till March 16 at Gallery Nakshatra, 2/1 Outram Street, 2nd floor: Quest, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Chaitali Chanda. Till March 20 (except Sunday) at Aakriti Art Gallery, 12/3A Hungerford Street; 12noon - 7pm: Time Past is Present, works of Sudip Roy. Till March 24 at Gandhara Art Gallery: Beneath the Black — a group show of 12 artists.


March 12 at Gyan Manch; 6.30pm: Chetna presents its latest production, Aapni Kon Dikey. March 12 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30pm: As part of the ongoing 3rd Narir Mancha 2012, organised by Nandipat, Monoharpukur Aarshi presents Ichchher Oli Goli, directed by Abanti Chakraborty. March 13 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30pm: Naye Natua presents its latest production, Osama, inspired by Jean-Paul Sartre. Direction & performance: Goutam Halder. March 13 at Girish Mancha; 6.30pm: Durgadas Smrity Sangha presents Goraye Galod. Direction: Tirthankar Chattopadhyay. March 13 at Tapan Theatre; 6.30pm: Natakwala presents Maranre Ichchhamrityu Ebong... Direction: Shyamal Chakraborty. March 15 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30pm: Nandikar presents the 102nd show of Madhabi. Drama: Bhisma Sahni. Adaptation, music & direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. Cast: Rudraprasad Sengupta, Debshankar Halder, Parthapratim Deb, Sumanta Ganguly and Sohini Sengupta.

performing arts

March 12 at Surya Sen Mancha; 5.30pm: Vasant Utsav, presented by Anwesha, features an evening of song and recitation. March 13 at American Center, 38A Jawaharlal Nehru Road; 6.30pm onwards: American Center, in association with Sapphire Creations Dance Workshop, presents Commons — a dance performance featuring guest performer Daniel Galaska.


Till March 18 at Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 36C SP Mukherjee Road; 11am - 8pm: Tramp, an exhibition of black-and-white photographs by Naveen Kishore. Hosted by Ann Ollestad, Ambassador of Norway and Seagull Foundation for the Arts. Till March 25 (except Mondays and holidays) at Central Hall of Victoria Memorial Hall; 10am - 5pm: The Idea of Space and Rabindranath Tagore, a photographic exhibition conceived and curated by Samit Das. Till March 31 (except Sundays) at Experimenter, 2/1 Hindusthan Road; 11am - 7pm: French photographer Natasha de Betak’s Nightshade, curated by Aveek Sen.


March 12 onwards at 85 Lansdowne, 85B Sarat Bose Road; 11am - 7pm: 85 Lansdowne presents The Durbar Collection by Umang Hutheesing. The collection comprises exquisite hand-crafted costumes in the royal tradition and offers grand saris, bridal wear, lehengas, kurtas, sherwanis, bandgalas and anarkalis. March 13 - 15 at Ice Skating Rink; 11am - 8pm: Indian Fashion Exhibition presents Austere Fiesta in association with t2. March 14 at The Park; 11am - 10.30pm: Fireflies present ‘Crossroads’ Fashion & Lifestyle Exhibition in association with t2. Till March 14 at Bombaim, 218 AJC Bose Road; 11am - 7pm: Bombain presents its Spring Summer 2012 line. Showcasing the finest handloom weaves from central India, dainty ensembles of summer tunics, wraps, skirts and jumpsuits. Till March 17 at Abanindranath Tagore Gallery, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 10am - 6pm (Saturday, 10am - 4pm): The Consulate-General of Japan in Calcutta, The Japan Club in Calcutta and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Calcutta are jointly organising an exhibition to commemorate the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, its severe impact on Japan and the story of rising up again together with outpouring assistance and support from the people of India and all over the world. Till March 28 at Milan Mela Ground, EM Bypass, opp. Science City; 1pm - 8.30pm: Share your joy with weavers of Bengal at Banglar Tanter Haat.


March 16 - 18 at Hotel Pan Asia International, 16 Jatin Das Road, near Deshapriya Park: Level 1 Integrated Clinical Hypnosis workshop, organised by the California Hypnosis Institute of India, to be conducted by Neerja Poddar. For registration, call 9830129292 or 8961848265. March 24 at Ranan, 8 Sultan Alam Road; 10am - 1pm: Connecting to Shakespeare — a workshop by Tracy Irish of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Those interested may apply online or send an email with full CV to by March 15. For details, contact 9831256730.


Till April 28 at Hindusthan Club: Hindusthan Club Sports Carnival in association with The Telegraph.

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