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- Published 18.02.12
artFebruary 19 - March 5 at Bengal Art Gallery, Abanindranath Tagore Gallery, 1st floor foyer & Sculpture Court, RTC, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 12noon - 7pm: Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, Kolkata and Akar Prakar present Enduring Legacy, an exhibition of art works celebrating the 150th anniversary of Tagore. February 18 - 24 at Bengal Ambuja Commerical Complex, 1000 Survey Park, Ajay Nagar; 11am - 7pm: The Art Shoppe Gallery presents a solo exhibition of watercolours by Apurba Mazumdar. February 19 - 26 at Bodhi Tree Monastery of Art, 48/44 Swiss Park; 4pm - 8pm: My World in Colours, a solo exhibition of paintings by Atri Sen. Till February 18 at Academy of Fine Arts, South Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: An exhibition of paintings by students of Canvas, a school of applied art. Till February 18 at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, 55 Gariahat Road; 3pm - 8pm: Canadian Landscape and Abstract Paintings, an exhibition of paintings by Ashoke Chakraborty. Till February 18 at Dolly’s Collection, 18J Park Street; 12noon - 7pm: EarthCraft, in association with Dolly’s Collection, hosts an exhibition of Patachitra, a folk art form of West Bengal. Artists: Chandan Chitrakar and Putul Chitrakar. Till February 19 at Harrington Mansion, Suite no. 4& 5, 1st floor, 8 Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 3pm - 9pm: ... and undated nightskin, a solo exhibition of paintings by Chittrovanu Mazumdar. Hosted by 1x1 Art Gallery. Till February 20 at Chemould Art Gallery, 12F Park Street; 2pm - 7pm: Triumvirate, an exhibition of paintings by Maumita Bhadury, Rumki Mahapatra and Shilpi Das Choudhury. Till February 21 at Ashutosh Birth Centenary Hall, Indian Museum: Tagore’s Pallette, an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photographs by contemporary artists. Hosted by Reflection of Another Day, Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation and department of culture, government of India. Till February 21 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3pm - 8pm: An exhibition of art works by a group of young artists. Participants: Rinku Saha, Moumita Paul, Mahitosh Mondal, Sumita Sahoo, Kanchan Jana, Partha S. Das and Swarupa Nath Sarkar. Till February 21 at Academy of Fine Arts, West Gallery; 3pm - 8pm: Seema, a solo exhibition of the recent works of Dibakar Chakraborty. Till February 22 at Society of Contemporary Artists Gallery, 398 Rashbehari Avenue - Bypass Connector; 3pm - 8pm: Unspoken Words... an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Bijoy Kumar Basak and Biswajit Mitra. Till February 22 at The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 36C SP Mukherjee Road; 11am - 8pm: The Seagull Foundation for the Arts presents Reba Hore: An exhibition of watercolour, oil on canvas, bronze and terracotta. Till February 25 (except Sunday) at Tejas Gallery, 11 Mayfair Road; 12.30pm - 7.30pm: Bikash Karmakar’s exhibition The Colours of My Dreams. Till February 27 at Taj Bengal Promenade Lounge; 10.30am - 10.30pm: Journeys, a solo show of the works of Sambhu Saha. Till February 29 (except Sundays) at Aakriti Art Gallery, 12/3A Hungerford Street; 12noon - 7pm: Tracing the invisible Points of Origin. Recent works by Sekhar Roy. Till March 3 (except Sundays) at Gallery Sanskriti, 5C Alipore Park Road; 12noon - 8pm: Drawing Machine: Recent works of Paneet Soi. Till March 15 (except Mondays and holidays) at Victoria Memorial Hall; 10am - 5pm: An exhibition of paintings by Gaganendranath Tagore.
dramaFebruary 18 at Sisir Mancha; 6.30pm: Sarabhuj presents Tagore’s Dakghar. Direction: Tarun Pradhan. February 18 & 19 at Girish Mancha; 6pm: Minerva Repetory Theatre Production will stage Shakespeare’s Raja Lear, with Soumitra Chatterjee in the lead role. Direction: Suman Mukhopadhyay. February 18 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30pm: The second phase of Arghya Natyasamaroh 2012 features Journey to... Dakghar. Concept & direction: Manish Mitra. February 18 at Academy of Fine Arts: Seagull, Assam presents Aakash (Dir: Bharaul Islam) at 3pm; Theatre Bangladesh presents Baramkhana (Dir: Tropa Majumder) at 6.30pm. February 19 at Sisir Mancha; 10.30am: Gobordanga Shilpayan presents Khwab. Dir: Ashis Chatterjee. February 19 at Academy of Fine Arts: Purba Paschim presents Ashalin (Dir: Biplab Bandyopadhyay) at 3pm; Theatre for Kashmir presents Watteped (Dir: Arshad Mustaq) at 6.30pm. February 18 at Tapan Theatre; 6.30pm: Samakalin Sanskriti presents its latest production, Kusom Kanya. Drama & direction: Sudipta Sarkar. February 18 at Sujata Sadan; 7pm: Gotroheen (Dum Dum) presents Pragoitihasik. Direction: Supratim Roy. February 19 at Academy of Fine Arts; 10am: Abhaash Dakshin Kolkata presents Tagore’s Gora. Direction: Sekhar Samaddar. February 19 at Gyan Manch; 6.30pm: Blank Verse presents Furrut, based on a story by Upendra Kishore Raychaudhuri. Drama & direction: Raja Bhattacharya. February 19 at Minerva Theatre; 7pm: Purba Paschim presents Patol Babu Film Star, based on a story by Satyajit Ray. Script & direction: Ramaprasad Banik.
performing artsFebruary 18 at Rabindra Sadan; 5pm: In aid of needy artistes, Sur-O-Sadhana presents Tumi Sandhyaro Meghamala. An evening of songs by Purabi Mukherjee, Enakshi Chatterjee, Pramita Mallick, Sreeradha Banerjee, Swapan Basu, Srabani Sen, Shampa Kundu, Jojo, Chandrabali Rudra, Partha Desikan, Supratik Das and others; dance by Asmita Roy; and poetry-reading by Pranati Tagore, Bratati Bandyopadhyay, Anup Motilal, Ishita Das Adhikari and Barun Mukherjee. Also, felicitation to noted singer, Juthika Roy. February 18 at Satyajit Ray auditorium, RTC, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 6pm: The Consulate-General of Japan at Calcutta, The Japan Club, Calcutta and Indian Council for Cultural Relations present a music concert Friends Forever. Featuring songs by Usha Uthup and Mickey Oono and sitar recital by Kishor Ghosh. February 18 at Purbachal, Salt Lake; 6.30pm: Saptayan presents dance-drama Tagore’s Chandalika. Dance composition and choreography: Swaminathan Pillai. Script and direction: Rabin Nandy. Hosted with assistance from the ministry of culture, government of India. February 18 at Gyan Manch; 7pm: Alchemist presents Soul Cages — The Story of Life, Death and Beyond. Told through the fluid grace of Bharata Natyam by Savitha Sastry. February 19 at GD Birla Sabhagar; 10am: Utsaha-Udbhaas presents Ogo Bidaaye, a solo recital of Tagore songs by Rahul Mitra. February 19 at GD Birla Sabhagar; 6pm: Young Leaders’ Forum of Indian Chamber of Commerce presents a musical evening along with an interactive session with sitar maestro Ustad Nishat Khan. February 19 at CLT, Aban Mahal; 6pm: 20th annual cultural programme of Satabdi Ballet Troupe. Till February 19 at Purbanchal Sanskriti Kendra, Salt Lake: Bhramara celebrates its golden jubilee with a cultural festival.
panel discussionFebruary 18 at Williamson Magor Hall, The Bengal Chamber, 6 Netaji Subhas Road; 12noon: On the occasion of World CSR Day 2012, The Bengal Chamber presents the first-ever Serving Humanity Forum, with a panel discussion on Swami Vivekananda: His Ideas for a Sustainable India.
photographsFebruary 17 - 19 at Gaganendra Pradarsasala; 2pm - 8pm: Smritigharer Baatiwala: passion ... relationship ... forbearance. Photography: Abhijit Chakraborty. Narration: Apratim Mukhopadhyay. Till March 31 (except Sundays) at Experimenter, 2/1 Hindusthan Road; 11am - 7pm: French photographer Natasha de Betak’s Nightshade, curated by Aveek Sen.
competitionTill February 20: British Council announces an all-India creative writing competition, After Dickens, in collaboration with Penguin India for writers between the ages of 16 and 21. Entries can be poetry, short stories, reportage, and writers can submit upto two pieces of work, of maximum 500 words each. Each piece must be given a title and must be in English. It should be inspired by Dickens or be Dickensian in flavour. The best six entries shall be uploaded on the British Council global website and will win attractive prizes. Visit http://www.britishcouncil.org/india-arts-dickens.htm to know more about the competition.
auctionFebruary 18 at Press Club; 5pm: Joy Goswami will inaugurate a charity art auction supported by Sandeep Bhutoria of Prabha Khaitan Foundation for the benefits of distressed and deceased animals at www.indianmasterpainters.com. Hosted in association with Debasree Roy Foundation and The Eye Within.
fashion showFebruary 18 at The Tollygunge Club; 7.30pm onwards: Cape Foundation presents Claws, Paws, Tails & Style, a pet fashion show, in association with t2.
exhibitionTill February 18 at Spandan Art Gallery, 87 Park Street, 1st floor; 11am - 5pm: An exhibition of contemporary and traditional saris, along with semi-precious jewellery, presented by Booblie Banerji.
cricketTill March 10 at CC&FC; 5pm: Royal Stag presents The Telegraph Cup Cricket 2012.
workshopFebruary 18 at Rotary Sadan; 6pm: A presentation on Designing: A Global Career Opportunity. Hosted by DSK Supinfocom, Pune in association with Bhanwar Rathore Design Studio, Ahmedabad, to provide guidance to students aspiring for a career in designing. February 18 at Aayojan Banquet Hall, DD30, Salt Lake, Sector I; 8.30am - 5pm: Self-management of excessive tension (SMET), a stress reduction programme for total health will be conducted by Dr HR Nagendra and Dr R Nagarathna of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University, Bengaluru. Details at 9339610168.
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