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Wednesday , May 9 , 2012
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May 9 - 15 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Utsriji Artist Group hosts an exhibition of paintings. May 9 - 15 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Imagine, a group exhibition of paintings. May 9 - 15 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South ‘A’ Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: A solo show of graphics by Susanta Chakraborty. May 9 - 15 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South ‘B’ Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Trio 2012, an exhibition of contemporary paintings by Tapan Das, Bidyut Ghosh and Samir Ghosh. Till May 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, 55 Gariahat Road; 3pm - 8pm: Paintings and sculptures by Ramkumar Manna, Ratan Krishna Saha, Umesh Chandra Bera and Ruma Nayak. Till May 15 at Artists Circle , 46 Circus Avenue: Magical Moments with Nature, watercolours by Saikat Bhattacharya. Till May 20 (except Mondays) at Mirage Art Gallery, 701 Block P, 1st floor, New Alipore; 3pm - 8pm: Expressions — an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photographs by well-known artists. Till May 31 at Experimenter, 2/1 Hindusthan Road: Experimenter presents Conversations in Hyperreality, Saira Ansari’s first solo exhibition in India. Till May 31 (except Sundays) at Galerie 88, 28B Shakespeare Sarani; 11am - 7pm (Mondays, 2pm - 7pm): Summer Show 2012. Participants: Annapurna Mondal, Debasish Manna, Murali Cheeroth, Prantik Chattopadhyay, Riya Chatterjee, Saurav Roy Chowdhury and others. Till June 10 at Ganges Art Gallery, 33A Jatin Das Road: Objects, an exhibition of works by Paula Sengupta, Nantu Behari Das, Partha Shaw, Avijit Mukherjee and others.


Till May 12 at The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 36C SP Mukherjee Road; 11am - 8pm: Chicago/Tokyo/Kolkata, a photography show by Alan Thomas.


May 9 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30pm: Sayak presents Pinki Buli. Playwright: Indrashis Lahiri. Direction: Meghnad Bhattacharya.


May 9 at GD Birla Sabhagar; 6pm: The inaugural programme of Year-long Debabrata Biswas, organised by Dancers’ Guild and Debabrata Biswas Centenary Celebration Committee in association with the Union government’s ministry of culture, features songs by Purba Dam, Purabi Mukherjee, Biva Sengupta, Rekha Chakraborty, Sharmila Roy Pommot, Indrani Sen, Alok Raychaudhuri, Pramit Sen, Padmini Dasgupta, Jayati Chakraborty, Shibaji Pal, Shreya Guha Thakurta and Chanchal Khan; poetry-reading by Krishna Basu, Subodh Sarkar, Chitra Lahiri, Dipak Lahiri and Namita Choudhury; and dance presented by artistes of Dancers’ Guild.


May 9 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6pm: Swami Tattwajnanananda will speak on Mandukyopanishad. May 9 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6.15pm: Swami Sarvabhutananda will speak on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.

summer camp

May 12 - 18 at 22/1 Alipore Road Vandana Apt: Trip to Fairyland (for age group 3 yrs to 6 yrs) and Around the World (for age group 7 yrs to 12 yrs). Contact Shruti at 9830096321, Renu at 9831066266 or Amita at 9830273077 for details. Fees: Rs 1350. Registration at venue. May 15 - 20 at Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, 94 Ballygunge Place; 10am - 4.30pm: Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, in association with Intellectree, presents a six-day summer camp for kids (5-10 yrs) with exciting activities including pot painting, planting my plant, story telling, skit, serving snacks, party games, elocution, t-shirt painting, quizzing, art and crafts and more. For details, contact 2461 3145. And write us at:


May 9 - 11 at SmartTreee, Ballygunge: A creative thinking workshop inspiring creativity through role-plays and activities for 8 to 12 year-olds. Also, Vedic Maths workshop. For details and registration, contact 9830863380 or 64991496/97. May 12, 19 & 26 at 37/3 Gariahat Road (South): Free summer workshops on CAT, GRE, GMAT, Bank PO entrance and aptitude development programmes by reputed trainers. Register by sms with your name, email id and subject to 9874710395 or email to May 12 - June 10 at Studio E2 (Sparsh), 8/1 Esplanade East: Hip hop and salsa (10 classes) on weekends. For details, contact Suman at 9830019635. May 12 & 13 at Elegance,197 Block J, New Alipore: Think Unlike hosts a certified Pranic Energy Healing Workshop. Call 8961190113 / 9831115757 for details. May 13 at Gandhi Colony HS School (Boys), Ranikuthi; 8am - 6pm: Rhythm Academy of Music hosts a tabla workshop under the guidance of Sujit Saha. May 14 - 25 at Camlin Arts, Elgin Road: A workshop in fine arts (oil /watercolour, pastels, charcoal, sketching and shading). Calligraphy, fancy writings. Certification courses in French, Spanish and English. Contact 9830647476; 9804791446. May 14 - 19 at Vrindavan Gardens: The Art Studio: Explore your creativity on canvas through different techniques and medium under the guidance of artist Renu Chhotaria for age group 9 yrs and above. For more details, contact Renu Chhotaria (9330482000) or Poorvi Jajodia (9830909481) May 15 - 18 at Nehru Children’s Museum; 4pm - 7pm: Dhiman Sankar style of dance workshop in folk/creative compositions for the age group 8 to 20 years. Last date of admission: May 11.

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