Timeout 17-04-2003


By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 17.04.03


Till April 19 at Galerie 88; 11 am - 7 pm: Recent works in Latex and Resin by Jehangir Jani. Till April 20 at Academy of Fine Arts; 2 pm - 8 pm: Imagine — An exhibition of paintings and drawings jointly created by Madhubanti Banerjee and Dip Banerjee.


April 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Mangalik presents Haroon al Rashid. April 18 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Sayak presents Badhutantra. Directed and performed by Meghnad Bhattacharya. April 18 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Naba Ajantik presents Bibartan. Dir: Arijit Mukherjee. April 18 at Howrah Sarat Sadan & April 19 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Nandipat presents Swet Santrash. Direction: Bibhash Chakraborty. April 18 at Academy of Fine Arts at 6.30 pm: Padatik presents its latest Hindi play, Wada Chirebandi, written by Mahesh Elkunchwar and translated by Vasant Dev. Designed and directed by Kunal Padhi. April 18 at Mukta Angan; 6.30 pm: Shouvanik presents Daant Pake Bandha. Direction: Chandan Das. April 19 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30 pm: Lok-Krishti presents Hing-Ting. Direction: Falguni Chattopadhyay. April 20 at Girish Manch; 6.30 pm: Char Duar — a Gandhar production, directed by Meghnad Bhattacharyya. April 20 at Gyan Manch; 6.30 pm: Proscenium presents J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. Direction: Sheo Kumar Jhunjhunwala.


April 17 at Kala Kunj; 6 pm: An evening of Bengali songs by Nabanita Chakraborty, Indrani Bhattacharya, Alpana Dey, Swapan Chakraborty, Urmi Guha and Uday Bhaduri. Also, dance by Debolina Kumar. April 18 at G.D. Birla Sabhagar; 6 pm: Baikali presents The Felicitation of a Maestro, a Rabindrasangeet and fusion recital by expatriate vocalist Isheeta Ganguly and dedicated to Suchitra Mitra. Also, a sarod and Rabindrasangeet recitals with Buddhadev Dasgupta and Pramita Mullick. Cards at Oxford Bookstore and Melody, Rashbehari Avenue.

Music & DANCE

April 19 at Gyan Manch; 6 pm: An evening of classical dance (by Suchismita Kutty) and Rabindrasangeet (by Krishnokoli Das Gupta).


April 17 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture; 6 pm: Sarala Birla, chairperson, Birla Academy, will release the book, Bengal: Sites and Sights (edited by Pratapaditya Pal and Enamul Haque and published by Marg Publications) after a brief introduction by Enamul Haque. A vocal recital (including songs of Tagore, D.L. Roy, Atulprosad and Rajanikanta) by Nupurchhanda Ghosh will follow.


Till April 17 at Ice Skating Rink; 10 am - 8 pm: Rotary Club of Calcutta Chowringhee RI District 3290 presents Parampara 2003 — a three-day arts and crafts fundraiser for a cause. The exhibition features arts in its natural and stylised form from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Haryana, Hyderabad, Balngalore, Chennai, Udaipur and Jaipur. Till April 19 at Weavers Studio, 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, Calcutta 19; 10 am - 5 pm: Tree of Life — a Malaysia-India exhibition.


Till April 21 at Sri Thyagaraja Hall: The 63rd year Sri Ramanavami Celebrations, organised by Ved Bhavan Bhajan Samaj. Today at 6.45 pm: Sri Rama Baktha Vijayam/Sri Sita Rama Pattabhishegam by Sri Hariji


April 18 & 19 at Moulali Yuba Kendra; 11 am - 4 pm: A workshop on Bharata Natyam, to be conducted by Khagendra Nath Barman. Organised by Vision Impressario.


April 18 at Uttam Mancha: Cine Centeral, Calcutta presents the 4th New Millennium Film Festival. The films to be screened are The Sea That Thinks (The Netherlands; Dir: Gert de Graapp) at 4 pm; Scars (Norway; Dir: Lars Berg) and Mayday Mayhem (Hungary; Dir: Robert Koltai).


April 17 at The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5 pm: Sitanath Goswami will speak in Sanskrit on Bhagavad-Gita. April 17 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Samshuddhanandaji will speak in Bengali on Mandukya-Karika.


Till April 20 at Trincas; 12 noon - 4 pm: Shubho Nabobarsha, Kolkata! Special ‘not all Bengali’ set lunches. Details at #2229-8947/7825 Till April 27 at The Astor; 12 noon onwards: The Endless Kebab Festival, featuring lip-smacking delicacies of chicken, mutton, prawn and veggies. Every Thursday at Grain of Salt Bar; 6 pm onwards: Ladies Night Only — a special evening exclusively for the ladies full of fun, food and music. Every Friday at Waterside Cafe, Hyatt Regency; dinner buffets: Shawarma Nights — A Lebanese spread both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooked on the Shawarma. Every Sunday at Guchhi (Indian speciality restaurant), Hyatt Regency; 12 noon to 3 pm: A special brunch comprising Kebabs, Kadhai dishes and Biriyani (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties). Special games and giveaway gifts for kids.