Legacy of creativity
- Published 25.09.10
ARTTill October 12 (except Sunday & public holidays) at Studio21, 17L Dover Terrace, 2486 6735; Monday: 3 pm - 7 pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am - 7 pm: Extend Beyond — New works by Santanu Mitra, Ashish Chakroborty, Sumantra Mukherjee, Chinmay Mukherjee and Puspen Roy. Till September 26 at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 2nd floor; 4 pm - 8 pm: An exhibition of the works by Haren Thakur, Susanta Chakraborty, Sharmila Thakur, Himadri Ramani, Tapan Kar and Shilpi Ramani. Till September 29 at Academy of Fine Arts, North Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm: Nandan Shantiniketan, an association of former students of Visva Bharati’s Kala Bhavan, presents about 100 works by its 50 artists which includes paintings, sculptures, graphic art and installations. Till October 3 (except Mondays & October 2) at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, 1st floor & 3rd floor; 3 pm - 8 pm: Besides Paris, an exhibition of works by 18 Indian artists living in Paris. Curated by Shaheen Merali.
dramaSeptember 25 at Academy of Fine Arts; 3 pm & 6.30 pm: Bratyajan presents Ruddha Sangeet. Drama & direction: Bratya Basu. September 25 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Mangalik presents Manush Bhoot, directed by Samir Biswas. September 25 at Girish Mancha & September 26 at Madhusudan Mancha; 6.30 pm: Sundaram presents Ja Nei Bharatey. Drama, direction & performance: Manoj Mitra. September 25 at Mukta Angan Rangalaya; 6.30 pm: Comedy Remedy presents two comedy plays: Ki Birambona by Nabanna, and Bhimbodhpala by Theatre Spandan. September 26 at Gyan Manch; 5.30 pm: Malayalam Amateur Nataka Samithy will stage the Malayalam play, Veera Shringala, directed by Parakode Sasi. September 26 at Minerva Theatre; 6.30 pm: Nandikar presents Madhabi. Adaptation, music & direction: Swatilekha Sengupta. September 26 at Kala Mandir; 6.30 pm: Anamika Kala Sangam and Sanskriti Sagar present Ashvin Gidwani’s Get Rid of My Wife, a comedy in English, written and directed by Paritosh Painter.
PERFORMING ARTSTill September 26: Sapphire Creations Dance Workshop presents Interface 2010, an international festival of Alternative and Contemporary Expressions. Today at Spring Club; 7 pm: Winddance Michel Casanovas & Sapphire, Switzerland / India (Contemporary). Video screenings: At British Council, 10.30 am: Dance & Discussions – Moderated by Sadanand Menon (part of Forward Motion ); At Ranan Studio, 2.30 pm: Adda - Meet the artistes of Interface 2010 with Calcutta performers & scholars . September 25 at The Creative Arts Studio, 23 Gobind Banerjee Lane; 6 pm: The Creative Arts presents Pujor Lekha — celebrating the spirit of Calcutta and the coming festive season through poetry-reading in different languages: Bengali, Hindi, Sindhi, German, French. September 25 at Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts, 94 Ballygunge Place; 6.30 pm: An evening of classical vocal recital by Sohini Roy Chowdhury, accompanied by Sanjeev Ghoshal (tabla) and Debaprasad Dey (harmonium). September 25 at Tolly Club; 7.30 pm: Seagram’s 100 Pipers Pure Music presents a tribute to Queen, the British rock band, by Rhapsody. September 26 at Rabindra Sadan; 6 pm: Rabindra Sadan organises a tribute to Tagore, Barsha Bidaye O Sharater Abahon 2010. Featuring chorus by Uttarayan, direction: Dr Chitralekha Chowdhury; inaugural speech by Shaon Sen, administrative officer, Rabindra Sadan; songs by Pramita Mallick, Abhirup Guha Thakurta, Bibhas Ghosh, Swastika Mukhopadhyay, Indranil Sen, Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Srabani Sen, Sreenanda Mukhopadhyay, Agnibha Bandyopadhyay, Subrata Sengupta and Debarati Som; and dances by Mamata Shankar Dance Company, Poushali Mukherjee Dance Academy, Kashmira Samanta & Nritya Upasana, Subhashis Dutta & Meghdoot Ballet Troupe, songs by Rabichhandam (dir: Alak Roychowdhury). September 26 at Aban Mahal; 6 pm: Chhanda Chhabi Nritya Kala Bitan presents an evening of dances: Bharata Natyam, contemporary, creative and folk in the first half, and dance-drama Naari - Aparajita. Direction: Aparajita Saha. September 26 at Aikatan, EZCC, Salt Lake; 6.30 pm: Shruta Sanglap presents an evening of audio-drama and recitation.
EXHIBITIONTill October 13 at CIMA Gallery, Sunny Towers, 43 Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, 2485 8717/8509; 11 am - 8 pm: Art in Life 2010 — an exhibition of saris, jewellery, exclusive fashion & lifestyle textiles, brocade handbags, T-shirts, masks, decorative arts, furniture, and carpets/dhurries. Till October 3 at City Centre, Salt Lake (Kund) & City Centre, New Town (Celebration Square); 11 am - 7 pm: City Centre, in association with t2, hosts City Centre Puja Shopping Festival 2010. September 25 at at ICCR; 6 pm: Inauguration of Ulmer Modelle, an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Ulm School of Design. The show continues till October 7. Till September 25 at 5/1 Anil Moitra Road, 24408926/27; 9.30 am - 7 pm: Weavers Studio’s exhibition of garments and textiles. Till September 25 at All Bengal Women’s Union, 89 Elliot Road; 10.30 am - 5 pm: Pre-Puja show of block-printed saris & table linen, embroidered baby frocks & nighties, hand-woven bedspreads, table napkins, freshly-ground spices, cakes & muffins, and hand-made items by children. Till September 26 at Sravasti, 14/97 Golf Club Road, Tollyguge, 24734546; 2 pm - 8 pm: KeyaChaitali’s exclusive fair of kurtas, photuas, short kurtas, T-shirts, salwar-kurtas, wrap-around sets, Saradins, Nakshi Kantha, batik, appliqued, block-printed cotton & silk saris, dopattas & scarves, blouse pieces, costume jewellery and bags. Till September 26 at 218 AJC Bose Road; 11 am - 7 pm: Bombaim presents Root India, a curated exhibition of progressive design showcased through handcrafted pieces made of rocks, clay, reed and cloth. Exhibiting their creations are Shambhavi Khaitan (threaded saris & dupattas), Aditi Saraogi (clay as canvas), Bashobi Tiwari (woven reed tableware) and Usha Shah (jewellery made from lava & stones). Till September 27 at P-249 Purna Das Road, 40086878; 11 am - 8 pm: Darbari’s exhibition of handloom, embroidered & block-printed saris, fabrics, suits, tops, skirts, dupattas, stoles and men’s wear.
TALKSeptember 25 at Indumati Sabhagriha; 5.15 pm: Association of Voluntary Blood Donors, West Bengal hosts the 25th annual Dr Labanya Kumar Ganguli Memorial Oration by Professor Pranabesh Chakraborty. September 25 at Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha, Belur Math; 6 pm: Swami Tattwajnanananda will speak on Kenopanishad. September 25 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall; 6 pm: Professor Amalendu De will speak in Bengali on Bharater Dharmiya O Samskritik Bahuttwavad. September 25 at Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; 7 pm: Swami Paramatmananda will speak on Mrityu Rahasya. September 25 at Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda Kendra, DD-44 Salt Lake; 7 pm: Dipak Gupta will speak on Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita.
in memoriamSeptember 25 at Rotary Sadan; 6.30 pm: A memorial meet to remember Dhiren Dey on his birth centenary year. Chief guest: Somnath Chatterjee.
COOKERY SHOWSeptember 25 at Emami Tower, 687 Anandapur, EM Bypass; 11.30 am: Ficci-FLO Calcutta Chapter & Emami Cooking Oil present Cook it up with Rajesh Dubey, executive chef of a speciality group of restaurants. For registration, call 66136792/836.
DISCUSSION / DEBATESeptember 26 at Satyajit Ray Auditorium, ICCR, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani; 5.30 pm: Aasra-Kolkata is organising a panel discussion on Domestic Violence: Causes, Consequences & Remedies - Utpal Chatterjee, Agnimitra Paul, Teesta Setalvad, Malini Bhattacharya and Mukta Nain. To be followed by an inter-college debate, Women are women’s biggest enemy, chaired by Prof. Suman Mukherjee; Participants: St Xavier’s College, IIM Calcutta, NUJS, JD Birla Institute of Management, Bhawanipur Gujarati Education Society, and Presidency College.
QUIZSeptember 26 at Vidyasagar Sabhakaksha (Barasat Municipality auditorium); 11 am onwards: Quiz Maniacs Society, in association with Rotary Club of Barasat (Dist 3291), is organising Quiz Festival 2010 for school/college/ university categories. Any two-member team can participate. For details, call Partha Gupta (9830318721) or Pijush Nandi (9830495857).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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