Tunes of friendship
- Published 4.12.10
ARTTill January 8 (except Sundays & public holidays) at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (2nd floor), 43 Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, 2485 8717/8509; 3 pm - 7 pm (Mondays) & 2 pm - 7 pm (Tuesdays - Saturdays): Ganesh Pyne: His Mahabharata. Till December 6 at Window on the River, Floatel, 9/10 Calcutta Jetty, Strand Road; 3 pm - 9 pm: Celebrations of Life — a solo exhibition of paintings by Subrata Gangopadhyay. Till December 7 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Journey & Beyond — an exhibition of sculptures by Uma Roychowdhury.
DRAMA FESTTill December 5: Vodafone’s Odeon 2010, in association with t2. Today at Star Theatre, 7 pm: Gora (Bengali; Dir: Sekhar Samaddar) by Aabhash. December 5 at Star Theatre, 7 pm: Raja (Bengali; Dir: Abhijit Sen) by Natyam. Till December 5: Sayak 37th anniversary celebrations. Today at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Daibaddha. Tomorrow at Girish Mancha, 6.30 pm: Jnan Briksher Phal. Both the Sayak productions are directed by Meghnad Bhattacharya.
PERFORMING ARTSDecember 4 at Tollygunge Club; 6 pm: Banyan Tree Events presents Ruhaniyat, the all-India sufi music festival. Jikr-Jari - Hafiza Begum Chaudhury & group (Assam); Sufinana Kalam & Mystic Songs - Abdul Rashid Hafiz & group (Kashmir); Sufi Kalam - Mamme Khan, Ajitaram & group (Rajasthan); Baul Songs - Parvathy Baul (West Bengal); and Sufi Qawwali - Warsi Brothers & group (Hyderabad). December 4 at Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, 94 Ballygunge Place; 6.30 pm: Western songs and instrumentals by Rajiv Doss. December 5 at Saastha Samooham, 42 Lake Avenue; 9.15 am: Saastha Preethi - Bhajan by Bhaktanjali Bhajan Mandali, Chennai, led by Ramesh Bhagavathar & party. December 5 at Calcutta School of Music, Sandre Hall; 6.30 pm: A Hindusthani classical vocal concert, in association with SRA, featuring Omkar Dadarkar. All are welcome.
BOOKsTill December 12 at Crossword: Penguin Book Festival. A flat 20 per cent discount on the bestselling Penguin titles. An additional five per cent off for Crossword members.
IN MEMORIAMDecember 4 at Rabindra Sadan, 4.30 pm & December 5 at Padatik, 10.30 am: A homage to renowned actor and theatre personality Shyamanand Jalan. Organised by Anamika Kala Sangam and Padatik. Today: Release of Shyamanand Jalan: A Pictorial Tribute by Madhuchhanda Chatterjee; Remembering Shyamanand - Rajinder Nath, Samik Bandyopadhyay, Pratibha Agrawal & others; Homage by Padatik. Tomorrow: Seminar: Kolkata Hindi Theatre and Shyamanand Jalan. Screening of excerpts from Jalan’s works.
TALK / SEMINARDecember 4 & 5 at Satyajit Ray Auditorium, Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 10 am onwards: International seminar on Contemporary Urdu Literature: Creation, Discussion, Concern. Hosted on the occasion of a three-day silver jubilee celebration of Urdu magazine Mahnama Insha. December 4 at Max Mueller Bhava; 1 pm - 4.30 pm: A symposium on Comparing Museum Histories Dresden and Kolkata. December 4 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 5.30 pm: Swami Tyagarupananda will speak on Swamiji’s Bhakti Yoga. December 4 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Samani Charitra Prajna will speak in English on How to Live Happy. December 4 at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, 8 Shakespeare Sarani; 6.15 pm: Anirban Ganguly will speak on Crisis of Identity and Culture. December 4 at Vivekananda Hall, Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre, 3 Gour Mohan Mukherjee Street; 6.30 pm: Amiya Kumar Majumdar Memorial Lecture: Swami Sarvapriyananda will speak on God in Everything — Swami Vivekananda & Vedanta.
EXHIBITIONTill December 5 at Moksha, P203 Lake Terrace Extension: Drop in for Only Tussur, an exhibition of designer saris. Till December 18 (except Sundays) at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, 24408926; 9.30 am - 6.30 pm: An exhibition of old & rare embroideries & sale of contemporary reproductions in saris, sets, tunics, stoles.
QUIZDecember 4 at All India Women’s Congress Association, Lake Town; 3.30 pm: The Open General Quiz for four-member teams. QMs Sofiul Alam (9433021877) and Pradipto Chattopadhyay (9830005241). December 5 at Starmark Terrace, 3 Lord Sinha Road: Starmark Lit Quiz 2010, an open quiz for three-member teams. Quiz Masters: Jayashree Mohanka and Shouvik Guha. On spot registration: 4 pm - 4.30 pm. Prelims: 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm. Finals: 6 pm - 8 pm. For more details, contact Suranjana (9903985097).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-700001; Fax: 2234-8244
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