World of illusions
- Published 4.09.09
ArtTill September 9 (except Sunday) at Emami Chisel Art Pvt. Ltd, Emami Towers, 687 Anandapur, E.M. Bypass, #40113182/83; 11 am - 7 pm: Emami Chisel presents Bikash Bhattacharjee: A retrospective exhibition of paintings. September 4 - 24 (except Sundays) at Galerie 88, 28B Shakespeare Sarani, #2290 2274; 11 am - 7 pm, Monday (2 pm - 7 pm): Recent works by Samit Das. Inauguration this evening at 6. Till September 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: A Tauch of Folk — an exhibition of paintings by Ratna Chowdhury. Till September 4 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Aloke Kr Sardar, Anirban Seth, Amal Biswas, Piyali Viswash (Mazumder) and Sangita Choudhuri. Till September 4 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South ‘B’ Gallery; 3 pm - 7 pm: The 4th solo exhibition of paintings and prints by Chinmoy Pandit. Till September 5 at G.C. Laha Centenary Fine Arts Gallery, 7 Chittaranjan Avenue, 1st floor; 2 pm - 7 pm: Verse on Canvas: A tribute to Michael Jackson on his 51st birthday. Featuring works by Ranjay Ray Choudhury, Ashna Rupani, Geeta Doshi, Sarmita Das and Hem Kakkad. Till September 6 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of Beena Pradhan’s latest paintings. Till September 6 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 2 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of drawings, paintings and sculptures by contemporary artists of Calcutta. Till September 6 at The Promenade Lounge, Taj Bengal; 10 am - 11 pm: A solo exhibition of recent works by Dilip Chaudhury. The artist will be painting live from 3 pm to 6 pm. Till September 7 at Artist Circle Art Gallery, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 7 pm: An exhibition of paintings by Biswanath Dhul, Debasish Podder, Pranab Roy Choudhury, Sabyasachi Ghosh, Barun Roy and Sankar Karmakar. Till September 8 at Gandhara Art Gallery, 18 Gurusaday Road, Flat 5A (Palm Spring); 11 am - 7 pm: New Fables: Contemporary Voices — featuring works by stalwarts Abir Karmakar, Chandra Bhattacharya, Chhatrapati Dutta along with GR Iranna and Sunil Padawal. Till September 10 (except Sunday) at Tejas Art Gallery, 11 Mayfair Road, #98300 49825; 1 pm - 7.30 pm: An exhibition of affordable artwork: prints, small canvases, woodcuts, lithos, patachitras, paperworks, etc. Till September 19 (Sundays by appointment) at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road, #6550 8418; 10.30 am - 6.30 pm: Quintessential Color — an exhibition of contemporary visual art. Till September 23 (except Mondays) at Gallery Rasa, 828/1 Block-P, New Alipore, #2400 7348/8803; 4 pm - 8 pm: Single Edition Woodcut Prints on Canvas by Rajesh Deb. Till October 19 (except Tuesdays) at The Halo Heritage Art Gallery, 26 Ritchie Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: Mind’s Eye — an exhibition of paintings by Anita Roychowdhury, Prabir Sen, Krishnendu Chaki and Subhendu Sarkar.
PERFORMING ARTSSeptember 4 at Sisir Mancha; 5 pm: Bihaan Music presents Sangeet Sandhya 2009 in memory of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. Featuring instrumental ensemble by Alok Lahiri, recitation by Purnendu Bhattacharya, and songs by Srikanto Acharya. September 4 at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, Regent Park; 5.30 pm: A cultural programme dedicated to the memory of Dr Govinda Gopal Mukhopadhyay. Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi will speak on the occasion. Participants: Asish Bhattacharyya, Purabi Mukhopadhyay, Pandit Arun Bhaduri and Swastika Mukhopadhyay. September 4 at Someplace Else, The Park; 9 pm onwards: Kingfisher presents PubRock Fest 2009 with a performance by the band, Galeej Gurus (Bangalore).
DRAMASeptember 5 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Ajnatobass — Nandikar’s latest production, directed by Sumanta Gangopadhyay. Story: Sukanta Gangopadhyay. Directorial adviser: Rudraprasad Sengupta. September 5 at Bharatiya Bhasa Parishad auditorium; 6.30 pm: Little Thespian presents Katha Collage-1, consisting of two stories by Saadat Hassan Manto, Thanda Ghost and Aulaad. Design & direction: S.M. Azhar Aalam.
BOOK LAUNCHSeptember 4 at Oxford Bookstore, 17 Park Street; 6.15 pm: Parul Prakashani and Oxford Bookstore host the launch of Abrittir Kabita Kabitar Abritti (a collection of 500 Bengali poems from Madhusudan to Samraggi Bandyopadhyay). Also, a discussion on poetry and its poetics of reading, recitation and translation with panelists Utpal Kumar Basu, Amiya Dev, Rajat Bandyopadhyay, Binayak Bandyopadhyay, Bratati Bandyopadhyay and Sumantra Sengupta. September 4 at Starmark, South City Mall; 6.30 pm: In association with Gandharva, Starmark hosts the launch of Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey’s The Hidden Treasure Trove, a book for children. Special guests: Shirshendu Mukherjee and Sanjib Chattopadhyay.
TALKSeptember 4 at Humayun Kabir Hall of The Asiatic Society; 4 pm: Smt. Sudha Basu Memorial Lecture on the theme, Before and After the Advent of Modern Indian Art, 1930s - 1960s. Speaker: Professor Isha Mahammad, retired principal, Govt. College of Art & Craft, Calcutta. September 4 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Pradyot Kumar Mukhopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Dharma, Darshan O Vijnan. September 4 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7 pm: Dr Sasanka Bhusan Bandyopadhyay will speak in Bengali on Kena Upanishad.
EXHIBITIONTill September 24 at CIMA Gallery; 11 am - 8 pm: Art in Life 2009 — Exclusive sarees, fashion wear, stoles & scarves, jewellery, brocade handbags, T-shirts, books, masks, exclusive textiles, bed spreads, table linen, decorative arts, brass items, wall hangings, carpets and dhurries. Till September 4 at 23 Raja Santosh Road, Ambika Gardens, Flat 8C, #9831746323; 11 am - 7 pm: Namrata Kanoi displays her range of designer accessories, bags and footwear along with bridal bling and semi-formal wear. Till September 5 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, #24408926/7; 9.30 am - 7 pm: Exhibition of salwar, saree, kurta, shawl, fabrics, scarves and shirts. Till September 5 at Senbati, opp. Gariahat Pantaloons, #9831030737; 11 am - 8 pm: Jo’s Brinvs exclusive range of kalam kari, kurtas, tunics, patialla and dupatta sets, short kurtis and handbags. Till September 5 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, #24613147; 10 am - 7 pm: A colelction of fashion jewellery by Sonal Mehta. Till September 5 at Senbati, 3A Mandeville Gardens, #9830054718; 11 am - 8.30 pm: Joyita’s Selection presents the third part of its designer boutique festival. Till September 6 at 14/97 Golf Club Road, #9830027308; 2 pm - 8 pm: Sravasti presents KeyaChaitali’s exclusive fair of kurtas, photuas, short kurtas, T-shirts, salwar-kurtas, wrap-around sets, saradins, nakshikantha, batik, appliqued, block-printed cotton and silk sarees, dupattas and scrafs, blouse pieces, costume jewellery and bags. Till September 6 at Jain House, 8/1 Esplanade East, #9831604270; 11 am - 8 pm: Studio opening exhibition: hand-woven, block-printed, hand-embroidered sarees, dupattas, scarves from the looms of Bengal, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh by Sujata Sarawgi. Till September 7 at Gaganendra Pradarshashala; 2 pm - 8 pm: Archaeological exhibition on recent excavation and exploration in Murshidabad. Till September 7 at 10 Satyen Dutta Road, #2465 1697; 11 am - 8 pm: Toontooni holds a Puja collection of exclusive sarees and kantha items for men and women. Till September 10 at Art Walk, South City Mall; 12 noon - 8 pm: Emami Chisel Art presents Pages from the Craft, an exclusive handicraft exhibition organised by Stuti Crafts and patronised by Haripada Dutta Lane Social Welfare Action & Guide. Till September 12 at Kamala, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 10 am - 7 pm: Festive Collection — an exhibition of sarees, dupattas, stoles and silver jewellery. Till September 16 at 108 Raja Basanta Roy Road; 11 am - 7.30 pm: Paramita Viswanathan presents a Puja collection of exclusive sarees from the South and prints by Design. Till September 22 at 1/57B Dover Place; 2 pm - 7 pm: Gharoya launches its Puja collections of designer sarees and meklas. Till September 24 at Darbari, P-249 Purna Das Road, #2464 4027; 11 am - 8 pm: An exhibition showcasing exclusive hand-embroidered, printed and woven ladies and men’s wear.All those who wish events to be included in this column should write not less than a week ahead to: Time out, The Telegraph, 6 Prafulla Sarkar Street, Calcutta-700 001; Fax: 2234-8244
All those who wish events to be included in this column should write not less than a week ahead to:
Time out, The Telegraph, 6, Prafulla Sarkar Street, Calcutta-700 001;