Take your pick from all that is happening next week
The coming week has something in store for everybody
Eye of the camera
January 27 | Salt Lake
DCP Expeditions presents Weekend Photo Walks, in association with Canon, where Omprakash Ghosh and Indranil Banerjee will teach you some of the basics of nature photography. So meet your mentors at Central Park, Salt Lake this Sunday and see nature from behind the lens, like you have never seen it before. am to 9 pm. Details: 98307-63106.
Lest we forget
January 29 | Park Street
Indian Pluralism Foundation, in association with Alliance Française du Bengale, American Jewish Committee & Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, is organising an event called Torn From Home, to commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. There will be a movie screening of Night & Fog, a documentary on Holocaust, which will be followed by a panel discussion by Revati Laul, Arjun Hardas, Navras Afreedi, and Owaiz Aslam. At Park Mansions. 6.30 pm onwards. Entry free. Details: 4006-4801.
January 30 | Chittaranjan Avenue Ananda Sandhya, an event organised by Arohi, will see musical performances by singers Nachiketa and Rupankar, at Mahajati Sadan. Make your weekdays more happening with a long date with the musicians! 5.30 pm onwards.Tickets at 300. Details: 2241-1807.
January 28 | Palm Avenue
Quarter Plate, a home-based cake parlour run by Divya Saraf, is organising a baking workshop where you can learn to make eggless cakes, from choco lava cake to white choc blondie, or even choco chip cookies. At 51/B Palm Avenue. 10.30 am to 4 pm. Details: 98308-22922.
Verse case scenario
January 26 | Cathedral Road
Academy of Fine Arts brings to you a performance never seen before, with Golpe Gaane Shekaale Ekaale, where song and poetry come together in the performances of Debsankar Halder, Senjuti Mukhopadhyay and Adity Mohsin. 6 pm to 8.30 pm. Tickets at Rs 350. Details: 94330-63154.
January 31 | Alipore
Divya Jhunjhunwala Poddar & Sunaina Jalan will present a unique exhibition of
heritage jewellery from the city of Nawabs at The Taj, this Thursday. Experience
six generations of creativity and craftsmanship, presented by Kishandas and Co.
11 am to 8 pm. Deatils: 4001-6333
Musings at midnight
January 26 | Esplanade
If you have always considered yourself a night flâneur, then the Girls Only Midnight Heritage Tour of Kolkata 1.0 is just the right kind of adventure for you. The tour begins at 11.15 pm and will last till the wee hours of January 27. Get ready to visit Kolkata Town Hall, Prinsep Ghat and Tipu Sultan Masjid and see the city lights glow in the dark. Ticket price: Rs 1,750. Starting point: New Market Details: 9830221966 / 9674917877
LOL-ing in the deep
January 26 | Hindustan Park
Kalkutta Komedians presents Funtantra Diwas Comedy at Studio 3C. Catch Rohit Swain, the rising star of comedy, from Hyderabad as he performs impersonations and funny songs. Time: 7 pm onwards. Ticket: Rs 199 (BookMyShow) Details: 9831060396
January 27 | Camac Street
Experience the mystic music of the sufis at Shisha Bar Stock Exchange with Sufi Sundays and BPM Projekt, From The Console and take a trip to the land of nowhere through trance. Time: 8 pm onwards. Details: 9339711316
Art and philosophy
January 26 | E M Bypass
Kolkata Centre for Creativity is set to host the inaugural edition of their annual conference. The two-day conference will have discussions and presentations on the topic of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, which literally means The World Is My Family. An art exhibition on the same theme, curated by Pinakin Patel, is also set to open around the same time. Time:10 am to 7 pm. Details 6623 2300
Party all night
January 27 | Shakespeare Sarani
Catch DJ Akbar Sami at I Night Club Night at Club Boudoir, Kolkata.
Dance the night away to some smashing hits. 8 pm onwards.
Ace of paste
January 30 | Palm Avenue
If you like eating your cake and decorating it too, this Gumpaste Flower Workshop is the place to be for the next three days. Learn the art of making roses, lilies and orchids, along with foliage and ivy leaves with sugar paste and edible ingredients. At 51/B Palm Avenue. Time: 10.30 am to 5.30 pm. Details: 9830822922
Evening of ghazals
February 1 | Ho Chi Minh Sarani
If ghazals interest you, then save the date, as singer Arunasish will be performing some of the most famous ghazals at the ICCR auditorium. Time: 6.30 pm onwards.