Will it be sunny? Or will the clouds cast a spell? Whatever it may be, we have you covered for this weekend.

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Rotary Day Mini – Marathon

Test your fitness levels this Sunday by clocking 5.5 km in the Rotary Day mini marathon organised by the Rotary Clubs of Pondicherry. Kick-start the day with a warm-up Zumba session near the sea! Registrations closed.

When: March 25, 5. 30 a.m.

Where: Goubert Avenue, Beach Road 

 

Catch a live performance

 

 

Natya Soiree 

Enjoy an evening of Bharatanatyam by artistes V Chitra and Revathi Padmanaban

When: March 24, 7 p.m.

Where: Indianostrum Theatre, 7, Rue Romain Rolland

 

Open Mic

A-Square Project comes up with its first open mic session in Pondicherry hosted by Arpit. Do you have stories, poems, music that you always wanted to share but never got the right platform to present it ?

When: March 24, 6- 8 p.m.

Where: Just Cakes, ECR Road, near Pondicherry University

 

Jazz Jazz Jazz

What’s better than jazz on a rooftop on a summer night?

When: March 24, 8 p.m.

Where: Kasha Ki Aasha, 23, rue Surcouf 

 

See an exhibition 

 

 

 

Rustic Hues of India 

Want to go back in time and revisit the rich artistic traditions of Indian painting like cave frescos, tribal paintings and murals? Jut take a walk around Renjini Thampi’s display of paintings this weekend.

When: Till March 25

Where: Alliance Francaise, 58, Rue Suffren

 

Black and White Memories

Black and White, the two colors associated with nothingness and everything, were used to depict the Indian demographic in the early 20th century. Visit this display of Black and white photographs from 1900’s India by Charles T. Scowen, Lala Deen Dayal, Sheperd and Robertson along side with contemporary photographs by Yannick Cormier.

When: Till March 27,  10 a.m – 8 p.m

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

 

Everyday Art

Land Art Event by Bhavani G.S is all about using natural objects around us to create something unique.

When: March 25, 7 – 10 a.m; 4- 6 p.m

Where: Bharathi Park

 

How the Matrimandir Got Built

Photography can sometimes help us understand mysteries like the modern engineering marvel that is the Matrimandir– from its beginning to the creation of the interior of the Inner Chamber.

When: Till March 31, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m;

Where: Hall of Peace, Unity Pavilion, Auroville

 

TASMAI’s 5th Anniversary

Join in the 5th anniversary of Tasmai gallery with works expressing Peace, Unity, Love!

When: Till March 29, 3- 7 p.m

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

 

DHi Art Festival

DHi means vision, understanding, intelligence, visionary onsiteo . Explore the world of contemporary visual art through installations, paintings and live performance art with materials ranging from earth and bamboo to acrylic.

When: Till March 31,  PM

Where: Kalakendra, Bharath Nivas, Pavilion of India, Auroville 

 

Dance the Night Away!

 

 

Triple DJ+ Dinner

Well Cafe invites you to the Last Last Last Event for the Season! Dinner and World Music by three DJs

When: March 24, 7 p.m.

Where: Well Cafe, Bommayarpalayam, Auroville 

 

White Town DJ Party

FT7 brings you yet another sizzling Saturday night DJ party.

When: March 24, 7 p.m.

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

 

Crosskeys Night Commercial

Be a part of this hip DJ party of the weekend featuring Sultan Almalik.

When: March 24, 7.30 p.m.

Where: Crosskeys Restropub, #109, Gingee Salai 

 

Asian House Vibes

Dance to the vibes of DJ KLee. Electronic Dance Music is all we got and all we need.

When: March 24, 7.30 p.m.

Where: Asian House, #7, Beach Road

 

Macumba 015 ft Raiki

Head here if disco, house and afro beat are music to your ears.

When: March 24, 8 p.m.

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

 

 

Take a workshop

 

 

Pay  tribute to Sridevi through dance 

Get your Bollywood moves on point int this workshop. And pay tribute to Sridevi .

When: March 24 – March 25, 5 p.m.

Where: Lvly Dance Academy, 8, Aurobindo Street, 

 

Film making Workshop

Always wanted to make your own film? Accessible Horizon Films Presents THE ‘NO EXCUSE’ workshop for Beginners.

When: March 25, 9 .m. – 5 p.m

Where: (To be Announced) Pondicherry

 

Kizomba and Afrohouse 

The second edition of ‘ Introduction to Afro Dance forms’ includes a four hour progressive workshop for Kizomba and Afrohouse with Mithesh Shiva Kumar.

When: March 25, 1- 5 p.m.

Where: La Casita, 147, Eshwaran Koil Street 

 

Dig into some deliciousness

 

Pizzas by the Bay

The most popular Italian dish. With a view.

When: Till March 25, 7 p.m. onwards

Where: The Promenade, 23, Goubert Avenue 

 

Hola Mexico

What’s your Mexican favourite? What about chocolate dipped churros or beef nachos?

When: Till March 25, 7 p.m. onwards

Where: Le Dupleix, 5, Rue de la Caserne 

 

Tandoori Chicken

Learn how to cook that delicious tandoori chicken with super-crispy skin.

wikimedia commonsWhen: March 24, 3- 6 p.m.

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

Take the filmy route

 

Victoria and Abdul

 

 

When Abdul Karim, a young employee travels from India to participate in Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to be granted favours by the queen herself.

When: March 25, 6 p.m.

Where: Alliance Francaise, 58, Rue Suffren

Join hands with the Community

 

Veerampattinam Beach Clean up

What could our beach look like? It could look and feel much better and pollution free and the possibilities are endless.

When: March 25, 7- 10 a.m.

Where: Veerampattinam Beach, Veerampattinam

 

Earth Hour 2018

As the name suggests, it is an hour of dedication to the Earth. Time to turn the lights off?

When: March 24, 8.30- 9.30 p.m.

Where: Where ever you are.

 

Just for the Kids

 

Children’ Theater Workshop

Let your child wander in the world of theatre evolve with various fun exercises.

When: March 23- 25

Where: Vairam Enclave, Sithananda Nagar, Thanthai Periyar Nagar 

 

 

Storytime Saturday

Popular children’s author, E. Jothi, who has published nearly 300 titles, will regale children with enchanting stories in Tamil at this children’s bookstore.

When: March 24, 5.30 p.m.

Where: Siruvar Pakkam, 97, Eswaran Koil Street 

 

Events to Watch out for Next Week

Palaeo – a play

Water for Pondy

Sculpted Worlds new exhibition

So Far So Bad stand-up comedy

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