Comedy, Conscious fashion, Canadian films and more things to do this rainy weekend in Pondicherry

FEATURED EVENT : LAUGH OUT LOUD

Aisa Kyun Karte Ho?

 

Local comedy club Pondicherry Komedians hosts Hyderabad comic Alick Bailey in “Aisa Kyun Karte Ho”, all about the stupidity of his actions and of those around him!

When: March 17, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Just Cakes, 89, 1st floor ECR ChinnaKalapet (opp.Pondicherry University Gate no:2) 

 

Fashion with a Conscience

 

The Conscious Fashion Festival

Watch the fashionistas walk to soulful music and candlelight sporting Upasana’s conscious clothing collections at ‘Barefoot on Earth’.

When: March 17 and 18, 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Where: Upasana, Auroshilpam, Auroville 

 

MOVIES FROM THE LAND OF MAPLE SYRUP

As part of the International Month of the Francophone, the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai alone with the Alliance Française de Pondichéry organises a colorful film festival. Witness the soul of a country unfold on the screen.

Screening Paul à Québec

When: March 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: Alliance Francaise, 58, Rue Suffren 

Montreal La Blanche 

When: March 18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: Alliance Francaise, 58, Rue Suffren 

 

Get better acquainted with your self

 

Conscious Walking

How often are we fully aware of what we do? Take this one-hour walk around the Matrimandir fountain, where every step is in sync with your breath.

When: March 18, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Where: Matrimandir, Auroville 

 

Contact Improvisation Workshop

Contact Improvisation is an open exploration and a multi-dimensional practice relative to physical play with gravity, to initiate a certain quality of movement, fluidity, articulation, communication and human relationships, emotional connection, collective intelligence.

When: March 18, 9:00 AM – March 19. 12:00 PM

Where: New Creation Auroville, Auroville 

Self-Defense for Women

Learn simple hacks for self-defense

When: March 16- 18, 5:00 PM -7:00 PM

Where: Le Debut – Fitness Studio, 36, Rue Debassyins De Richmont 

 

 

 

 

Music & Nightlife

 

FT7 Cocktails

When: March 17, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Where: Hotel South Avenue, No. 151, 152, Subbiah Salai, Opposite Puducherry Railway Station 

 

Crosskeys Night

Let DJ VAEYA take you on a journey engulfed in the sounds of Progressive Music.

When: March 17, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Where: Crosskeys Restropub, #109, Gingee Salai 

 

Macumba

Hailing from New Delhi, Hamza has attained a reputation as a pioneer of the house scene in India and one of the more innovative and exciting up-and-coming producers today.

When: March 17, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where: The Storytellers’ Bar, Promenade, 23, Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry

 

GOOD FOOD

Pizzas by the bay

What’s not to love about tucking into Italy’s famous dish- with a view !

When: March 16, 7:00 PM – March 25, 10:30 PM

Where: The Promenade, 23, Goubert Avenue 

 

Hola Mexico

Enjoy crispy and spicy Chimichangas, Nachos, Quesadilla, Churros with the heat of Mexico.

When: March 16, 7:00 PM – March 25, 10:30 PM

Where: Le Dupleix, 5, Rue de la Caserne 

 

Healthy Baking

Sita Cultural and The Cakecraft Studio tell you how to have your cake and eat it too at this healthy baking class with Pooja.

When: March 17, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where: SITA Cultural Centre, 22, Rue Candappa Moudaliar Street

 

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Matrimandir: A Photograph Exhibition

Photographs do tell a story, sometimes of the same place in different ways. See images trace the beginning of Matrimandir construction and find out how they created the Interior of the Inner Chamber.

When: February 20, 8:00 AM – March 31, 5:00 PM

Where: Hall of Peace, Unity Pavilion, Auroville 

 

Multi-Media Exhibition

Experimental interpretation of Satprem’s ‘On the Way to Supermanhood’, fusing immersive light and sound with painting, sculpture and scenic performances.

When: February 21, 2:30 PM – March 20, 5:30 PM

Where: Centre d’ Art, Citadine, Auroville 

 

Mind Spaces

Catch the last weekend of French Visual Artist Philippe Calandre’s Mind Spaces.

When: March 18, 10 A.M. -8:00 PM

Where: Kalinka Art Gallery, 14, Bazar Saint Laurent Street 

 

Line of Goodwill

Twenty-five international architects and architect students explore concepts of new ways of collective living.

When: February 20, 8:00 AM – March 31, 5:00 PM

Where: Unity Pavilion, International Zone, Crown Rd, Auroville

 

Icelandic Art Exhibition

Learn more about Icelandic landscapes and culture through this art exhibition featuring artists from the country.

When: March 9, 7:00 PM – March 18, 8:30 PM

Where: The Maison Colombani, Alliance Francaise, Dumas Street

 

 

TASMAI’ 5th Anniversary

Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Tasmai with works expressing Peace, Unity, Love! Works have arrived and are on their way from near and far!

When: February 24, 3:00 PM – March 29, 7:00 PM

Where: TASMAI, 17, Advocate Chinna Tambi Street, Between 2nd and 3rd Cross, Kuruchikuppam 

 

COMING UP THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEKEND 

  1. Rotary Day Mini-Marathon
  2. So Far So Bad: Stand-up Comedy Show
  3. Good France:3 course fully French dinner
  4. Permaculture Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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