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Monday , March 26 , 2012
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Till March 28 at Gandhara Art Gallery: Beneath the Black — a group show of 12 artists. Till March 30 at The Harrington Street Arts Centre, 8 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Harrington Mansion, 2nd Floor; 12noon - 7pm: Metallurgy — a group show of sculptures. Participants: Adip Dutta, Alex Matthew, Bhabatosh Sutar, G.Raghu, Karl Antao, Laxma Goud, Nantu Behari Das, Pankaj Panwar, Prof. N.N.Rimzon, Rajasekharan Nair, Samir Roy, Tapas Biswas and Thomas Kavoor. Till March 31 at Ahuja Museum for Arts, 26 Lee Road; 12noon - 7pm: Women!, an exhibition of paintings. Participants: Anjan Patra, Antonio Zapata, Arpana Caur, Balaiah, Chaitali Morajkar, Dhruvi Acharya, Hoang Xuan Huong, Joan Marie Kelly, Katayun Saklat, Lalita Lajmi, Laxma Goud, Naynaaa Kanodia, Ranjit Das, Sajal Sarkar, Samir Aich, Stephen Delapree, Subroto Gangopadhyay, Susmita Maity, Vaikuntam and others. Till April 22 (except Sundays) at Tejas Gallery; 12.30pm - 7.30pm: Tejas Gallery hosts its Annual Art Bazaar. On display are canvas paintings, watercolours, paperworks, prints, terracotta masks and wall art, incense burners and ‘patachitras’.


March 26 at Star Theatre; 5.30pm: Inauguration of Banglar Gourab Natya Utsab, followed by the play, Ichchher Oli Goli (Dir: Abanti Chakraborty) by Aarshi. March 26 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30pm: Aghraner Nabanna presents DL Roy’s Nabojeebon.

performing arts

March 26 at Rabindra Sadan; 6.30pm: Sarathi presents an evening of recitation of Tagore poems. Participants: Bratati Bandyopadhyay and Partha Mukhopadhyay.

birth anniversary

March 26 at Sisir Mancha; 6pm: Byanjana hosts Shudhui Mallika to mark the birth anniversary of Mallika Sengupta: Ananda Publishers will release the late poet’s Kavita Samagra; Urmimala Basu and Soumitra Mitra will read excerpts. Release of Shudhui Mallika, an album of poetry followed by recitation of verses from it. Followed by Sindhur Meye, a poetry-collage, concept and direction by Sharmistha. Arpita Ghosh will read Kavir Bouthan.


March 27 - 29 at Ice Skating Rink; 10am - 8pm: The fifth edition of Kolkata Haat in association with t2, a fashion and lifestyle exhibition organised by Inner Wheel Club and Rotary Club of Calcutta Metropolitan. Till March 31 at Gariahat Banquet Hall, 16/2 Gariahat Road; 11am - 9pm: Joyita’s Selection presents Baisakhi Mela, a summer special designer boutique festival. Showcasing hand-block and hand-embroidered saris, dress materials, kurtas and kurtis, Lucknow chikan work, costume jewellery, pearls and gift items. March 26 - 31 at Anusthan Bhavan, 132 Rashbehari Avenue, 9831093115: Sundari Silks from North Usman Road, T. Nagar, Chennai, presents an exhibition-cum-sale of silk and cotton saris from leading weavers of south India. Till March 28 at 7 JL Nehru Road; 2pm onwards: Cottage Kolkata is hosting an exhibition-cum-sale of textile items including saris, bedspreads, table-linen, shawls, menswear, women’swear and dress materials. Also handloom and handicraft items. 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. Till April 4 at Sravasti, 14/97 Golf Club Road, Tollygunge; 2pm - 8pm: KeyaChaitali’s fair of soft and cool attires for summer. Featuring t-shirts, photuas, short kurtas, kurtas, salwar-kurtas, wrap-around sets, saradins, nakshikantha, bengal handloom, block-printed cotton and silk saris, blouse pieces, costume jewellery and bags.


March 26 - April 1 at Haldiram Food City, Banquet Suite, 24 Ballygunge Park: Makeup, grooming, hairdo and sari-draping workshop by cosmetologist Gunjan Kanodia. For details, contact 9330415443. March 28 - April 8 at SmartTree, Alipore: A theatre and photography workshop for 8 - 15 year olds, conducted by experts. For details, call 9830863300 / 64991496.

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