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Rejuvenate with some Hatha yoga or schedule a concert or three on World Music Day. Plus, there are painting exhibitions and movies lined up this weekend

 Music and dance
As part of the World Music Day Live concert, Pondicherry-based band Frooti for Pappu, Bangalore-based Chronic Blues Circus and Alexis The Band will be performing some of their compositions, along with rock and evergreen hits from across genres. The event is conducted by Amarantha Entertainment and Alliance Française de Pondicherry, along with Navayuga and Pondicherry Tourism. At Beach Road, tomorrow,  from 6 pm onwards. Details: 0413 2334351

Yoga @ Fish Cove
Take a break from your everyday routine and sign up with yoga practitioner, Divya Rolla.  She will conduct a 75-minute interactive Hatha yoga session, followed by a buffet breakfast.  According to Rolla, ‘‘people in Chennai have started investing time in surfing or running marathons. This event is to bring awareness and get people into doing yoga atleast once a month.’’ At  Jiva Spa, Vivanta by Taj-Fisherman’s Cove, on June 22, from 7.30 am onwards. At `1,500. Details: 67413461

Dog tales
Finnish photographer Pentti Sammallahti’s works are being exhibited this month at Aurelec Cafeteria & Art Gallery. His images are fable-like, with the pictures exploring the bond between animals and man. Dogs are one of his recurring subjects. The theme of the exhibition is Here Far Away. At the gallery, Auroville. Till June 30. From 8 am to 5 pm. Details: 09943225514

Tracing art
Watch the third part of the documentary, The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution-Painting the People, where  art critic Waldemar Januszczak explores how the Impressionists portrayed the people around them. This segment also includes works from 19th century artists like Mary Bracquemond and Beth Morisot. At Cholamandal Artist’s Village, today from 7 pm to 8.30 pm. Details:   9500105961

From the Pink City
Stop by DakshinaChitra to check out the exhibition curated by Indian Institute of Crafts and Design professor Kushboo Bharti, A Quest for Cultural Nostalgia. It showcases the changing face of public art in Jaipur, which Bharti has been documenting for the past year under a research and documentation grant from the India Foundation for Arts, Bangalore. At Kadambari Art Gallery. From today, till July 13. 10 am to 6 pm. Details: 24462435

Song on canvas
Kerala-based artist Suresh K Nair is hosting a solo exhibition, Musical Drawings. His paintings bring out the strong connection between music and art, and this will be reflected in the exhibition as well. The artist learnt traditional mural paintings in Guruvayur before moving
to Vishwabharati University in West Bengal. At Maison Perumal. Till July 6,
10 am to 5 pm. Details: 0413 2227519

-Team Indulge

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