- Published 6.12.06
artDecember 6 - December 12 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Beautiful Bengal, paintings by Mokhlesur Rahman (Bangladesh). Inauguration today at 6 pm. Till December 6 at Gallery Nakshatra, 2/1 Outram Street, 2nd floor; 11 am - 7.30 pm: Light of Shadow: Song of Life, solo exhibition of graphic art and collage by Annouck Lepla. Till December 9 at Spandan Art Gallery, 87 Park Street, 1st floor; 10 am - 7 pm: Paintings by Keshav Roy. Till December 9 at G.C. Laha Centenary Fine Arts Gallery; 1 pm - 7 pm: Paintings by Shivaji Das. Till December 9 at Gallery Kanishka’s, 2/1 Hindustan Road; 11 am - 8 pm: Mixed Media, paintings and sketches by Nabendu Sengupta. Till December 10 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, 55 Gariahat Road; 3 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of sculptures by Manik Talukdar, Sunil Kumar Das and Bimal Kundu. Till December 16 (except Monday) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 4 pm - 8 pm: Figure in Nature, an exhibition of Indian contemporary art by 54 well-known artists. Till December 23 (weekdays only) at Masters Collection Art Gallery, G7 Malayalay Apts, 3 Woodburn Park; 11 am - 7 pm: Expressions, figurative artworks by 33 contemporary artists.
dramaTill December 9 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Durgadas Smriti Sangha hosts Duragadas Natyotsav. Today: Charbak presents Chalo Patal Tuli. Dir: Arindam Ganguli. December 6 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6 pm: Nandikar presents its latest productions, Lila Mazumder’s Natun Chhele Natabar (dir: Goutam Halder) and Ashapurna Devi’s Raater Kutum (an ensemble production). December 6 at Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB-201 Salt Lake; 6 pm and December 7 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Satyaasatya, presented by Gandhar. Dir: Shyamal Chakravorty. December 7 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Chokh’s latest production Atahkim Mahayuddha. December 8 at Girish Mancha; 6.30 pm: Theatre Workshop’s latest production Matir Gobhire. Drama & direction: Ashoke Mukhopadhyay.
performing artsDecember 6 at Bharatiyam Cultural Multiplex, IB-201 Salt Lake; 5 pm: EZCC’s Loknritya Samaroh features Bhangra folk dances of Punjab. December 7 at Kala Mandir; 6 pm: BMS presents an evening with Jayanta Bose, a concert of experimental items. Guest appearances by Kumar Bose, Debojyoti Bose, Kushal Das and Ablu Chakraborty. December 7 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Salt Lake; 6 pm: Folk dances of Gujarat (garba), Andhra Pradesh (lambadi) and Punjab (bhangra). December 8 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 7 pm: Sangeet Ashram presents a sitar recital by Ustad Nishat Khan, with Pandit Anindo Chatterjee on the tabla. December 9 at Sarat Sadan, Howrah, Hall #1; 5 pm: HSBC Employees’ Union Cultural Committee celebrates its diamond jubilee with a programme featuring songs by Raghab Chattopadhyay and play Thakurmar Jhuli by Calcutta Choir (dir: Kalyan Sen Barat).
talkDecember 6 at the auditorium of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta; 4 pm: Prof Ananda Mohan Chakraborty will deliver the foundation day lecture on Innovations, Intellectual Property Creation and New Business Development & Management. December 6 at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, 8 Shakespeare Sarani; 5.45 pm: Georges Van Vrekhem will speak on The Importance of the Second World War. December 6 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 6 pm: Ramaranjan Mukherji will speak in Sanskrit on Bhavabhutir Uttararamacharit. December 6 at Ramakrishna Math, Baranagar; 6 pm: Amiya Prasad Chakraborty will discourse on The Life and Teachings of Balaram Basu.
photographsTill December 6 at Akar Prakar, P-238 Hindustan Park; 12 noon - 8 pm: Agree to Differ: Positions of Contemporary Photography from Bremen — works by the students of College of Arts, Bremen. Till December 7 at Academy of Fine Arts, West & New South galleries; 3 pm - 8 pm: Eighth exhibition of photographs by Third Eye .
FESTIVALTill December 15: Virasat 2006, SPICMACAY’s on-going festival features (today) Screening of Sonar Kella at M.P. Birla Foundation School (12 noon - 2.30 pm), santoor recital by Tarun Bhattacharya at Abhinav Bharti High School (12.30 pm - 2 pm) and puppet theatre by Sudip Gupta at Vivekananda Mission School (2.30 pm - 4 pm).
campaignTill December 10: Swayam, DRIK India and IAWRT host The International Campaign to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls through mass awareness programmes. Today: Workshop with community women on Women’s Rights and Violence Against Women (Chetla; 2 pm - 5.30 pm) and Visible Work, Invisible Women, a photography exhibition by P. Sainath (Seagull Arts & Media Resource Centre; 2 pm - 7 pm).
EXHIBITIONDecember 6 at Prana, 13/3 Ballygunge Circular Road; 6 pm: Prana Lifestyle presents latest Mughal jewellery collection from the house of Bharany’s, New Delhi.
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