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    This week, look out for theatre and dance performances, an abstract painting exhibition and a martial art form from Brazil

    Recycled music
    Clear your schedule for tomorrow, as Bengaluru-based  band, Thalavattam, is performing live at Umami Kitchen. Known for their rhythmic music, they use innovative instruments made from waste plastic and metal. Tomorrow, from 8 pm onwards.Details: 9787748481

    Time to move
    Gingado Capoeira, an organisation that promotes Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art, is conducting Saturday workshops for children (six to 12). Capoeira is a mix of dance, martial arts, music, acrobatics and play. The classes will be led by Camaleao Roske, an instructor with over 18 years of experience. He will also teach the children a little about Brazilian music and culture. At New Creation Dance Studio, Auroville, from April 11, 10.30 am onwards. Class fee is Rs 200. Details: 9489322615

    Stage ready
    We can’t disappoint theatre lovers. This week, The Drama School from Mumbai is presenting Russian writer and playwright Evgeny Shvarts’ The Dragon—a take on Lancelot slaying the dragon (symbolising the Stalin Government). In a new Hindi translation, the play is directed by Tushar Pandey, a graduate of the National School of Drama and the London International School for Performing Arts. At Adishakti, today, from 7 pm onwards. Details: 0413 2622287

    Soil on canvas
    Jürgen Pütz, an artist of German origin currently based in Auroville, is exhibiting his latest collection of abstract paintings. Inspired by Sri Aurobindo and Ramana Maharishi, the mixed media paintings combine soil and clay (from Auroville and Annamalai Hills) with different paints like acrylic, oil and tempera. Till April 30. At Maison Colombiani. Details: 0413 2334351

    Know your dance
    Brush up on your mudras with Chennai-based dancer, Neela Bhaskar’s lecture demonstration on Bharatnatyam. She will demonstrate the nuances of mime and dance—as taught to her in the traditional Tanjore format. At the Pavilion of Tibetan Culture, on April 12, at 6 pm.
    Details: 0413 2622401

    On the street
    Hamburg-based street artist, Tona, is holding an exhibition at Artika Gallery. It will showcase photographs of his street art, which usually features dogs and children, on unusual mediums, like autorickshaws. From April 15, 7 pm onwards. Details: 09894910080

    — Team Indulge

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