Timeout 17-07-2012

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By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 17.07.12


July 17 - August 23 (except Sundays) at Ganges Art Gallery, 33A Jatin Das Road; 11am - 7pm: An exhibition of new and old works in watercolour by 22 well-known artists of Bengal. Curator: Sunil Das. To be inaugurated today at 7pm. Till July 17 at Academy of Fine Arts, Central & Southern Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: All India Contemporary Art Exhibition hosted by Sarbabharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad. Till July 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3pm - 8pm: Shade Inside, the third solo exhibition of paintings by Utteeya Sen. Till July 17 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: The Circles, paintings and sculpture by various artists. Till July 17 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Nature, an exhibition of paintings by Pousali Das. Till July 18 at Gallery Gold, 11 Abdul Rasul Avenue, near Menoka cinema; 3pm - 8pm: Value Art, paintings by eminent artists from India and South East Asia. Till July 31 (except Sundays) at Akar Prakar, P 238 Hindustan Park; 2pm - 7pm: Akar Prakar presents Works by Benode Behari Mukherjee curated by Debdutta Gupta. Till July 31 at (Sundays by appointment only) at Idiyas Gallery, 15 Dover Road; 11.30am - 6pm: The Rapture of Form, an exhibition of paintings by a group of well-known artists. Till August 31 at Ahuja Museum for Arts, 26 Lee Road, 40034974, 22894745; 12noon - 7pm: SD Ahuja Foundation hosts its annual exhibition for final year art students. Till September 1 (except Sundays and public holidays) at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers (2nd floor), 43 Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, 24858717 / 24858509; Mondays: 3pm - 7pm; Tuesdays - Saturdays: 2pm - 7pm: Summer Show 2012, an exhibition of works by Rashmi Bagchi Sarkar, Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Sumitro Basak, Shivanand Basavanthappa, Timir Brahma, Jayasri Burman, Sreyasi Chatterjee, Anju Chaudhuri, Jogen Chowdhury, Sougata Das, Apu Dasgupta, Rini Dhumal, Anirban Ghosh, Roul Hemanta, Pandit Bhila Khairnar, Rajan Krishnan, Paresh Maity, Santosh More, Anirban Mukherjee, Chandana Mukherjee, Sumantra Mukherjee, Tushar Potdar, Ganesh Pyne, Suhas Roy, Shakila, Lalu Prosad Shaw, Sanjeev Sonpimpare, Chintan Upadhyay, T. Vaikuntam and others.

performing arts

July 17 at Rabindra Sadan; 4pm: Raag Rangam presents its 34th cultural programme in aid of needy artistes. Featuring songs presented by Dr Sreekumar Chattopadhyay, Malay Ray, Agniva Bandyopadhyay, Anushila Basu, Suchhanda Ghosh, Uma Mukhopadhyay, Malabika Bhattacharya and others. Also, group songs presented by artistes of Sararnik Samstha (dir: Dr Sreekumar Chattopadhyay), Punascha (dir: Malay Ray) and Kalabhrit (dir: Anushila Basu).


July 17 at Tapan Theatre; 6.30pm: Ujaan Kolkata presents Megh. Written by Utpal Dutt and directed by Suman Gangopadhyay. July 17 at Academy of Fine Arts; 6.30pm: Nat-Ranga presents Aami Weds Aami (direction: Sohan Bandyopadhyay) and Aarshi presents Medea (direction: Abanti Chakraborty). July 17 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30pm: Dhakuria Jeetendra Smriti Chakra presents two plays: Chandan Sen’s Darpan Sakshi and Prabhakar Chakraborty’s Harano Meyer Galpo. July 17 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30pm: Shilpi Sangha presents two short plays for children: Tuntuni Lo (a Sandarbha production) and Prithibir Asukh Bisukh. Written and directed by Soumitra Basu. July 18 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30pm: Samstab presents Mushthiyog. Direction & performance: Dwijen Bandopadhyay.


Till July 17 at Gaganendra Pradarshashala; 2pm - 8pm: Chitpurer Galpo Rabindra Saranite, an exhibition of photographs by Ajoy Sil. Till July 19 at Nandalal Bose Gallery, RTC, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani: Forgotten Grandeur: Stately Homes in the City of Palaces, a photographic exhibition by Anirban Mitra. Hosted by Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, Calcutta, as part of its Horizon Series. Till July 24 (except Sunday) at The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 36C SP Mukherjee Road; 2pm - 8pm: Vacheron Constantin and Tasveer present Divine Moments by Raghu Rai.

art convention

July 27 & 28 at Experimenter, 2/1 Hindusthan Road; 10.30am - 7pm: The Experimenter Curators’ Hub 2012, a convention to discuss, debate and present the most contemporary thoughts behind curating exhibitions in today’s context. Hosted in association with Pro Helvetia - The Swiss Arts Council and supported by Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and The Park, Calcutta. To register, please email the date(s) you would like to attend along with your full name, postal address and mobile phone number to admin@experimenter.in. Last date for registration is July 21, 2012.

book launch

July 17 at Oxford Bookstore, 17 Park Street; 6.30pm: Oxford Bookstore Calcutta, in association with Mystic Creations and Panache, presents the launch of Jodi Jantem by Ratna Chatterjee. Followed by an interactive session on the various facets of emotions and decisions that women have to cope with.

lunch meet

July 17 at The Palladian Lounge, The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 6 NS Road; 12noon: Beyond Dreams presents Across the Borders, an adda over lunch, participated by celebrities and well-known citizens from both sides of the Bengal-Bangladesh border.


July 17 at Ramakrishna Math, Baranagar; 7.15pm: Discourse on Life and Teachings of Swami Ramakrishnanandaji Maharaj. Speaker: Swami Jnanalokanandaji. July 17 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Shivananda Hall; 5.30pm: Dr Sitanath Goswami will speak in Sanskrit on Bhagavad-Gita. July 17 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra, DD-44 Salt Lake; 7pm: Swami Gatabhayanandaji will speak on Life of Swami Ramakrishnanandaji Maharaj. July 17 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 19A & B Raja Rajkrishna Street; 7pm: Prof. Samir Kumar Basu will speak on Mon O Manush.


July 17 - 19 at Ice Skating Rink; 11am - 8pm: Utsav, an exhibition-cum-sale hosted by Lions Club of Calcutta Presidency in association with t2. Find rakhis, western and ethnic wear, accessories, bags and shoes. Till July 20 at Sasha Shop, 27 Mirza Ghalib Street; 10am - 7pm: Out of Africa, a collection of African handicrafts, curios, masks, figurines, jewellery and other artifacts.


Till July 22: British Council, KMDA and Manchester Metropolitan University invite schools to submit scripts for Annual Inter-School Drama Festival 2012. The theme is India — UK: A Modern Fairytale, which focuses on cultural relations between India and UK in the 21st century. All scripts to be submitted to samarjit.guha@in.britishcouncil.org by July 22. For more information, visit http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/regions/isl

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