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A food festival and photo exhibition by the beach and a talk by a French historian. Look out for more, this weekend

Beach feast
Panatu Sappatu Kadai in Pondicherry is organising a food festival for tourists and residents. The event looks at promoting various dishes from India and Europe. Expect stalls with seafood and South Indian delicacies. On Goubert Avenue, Beach Road. Starting today, till Sunday, from 4 pm onwards. Details: kolakal.com

Framing issues
Pondy Art, by Kasha Vande from Serenity Beach, is organising a photo exhibition by Mumbai-based photographer, Kaushal Parikh. The exhibition, starting tomorrow, will focus on building public awareness on the issues challenging India today. The pictures have all been shot in Mumbai and Parikh started documenting them five years ago. At Beach Road, tomorrow, from 5 pm onwards. Details:pondyart.org

Talking history
Alliance Francaise is organising a lecture by French writer-historian Olivier Lebleu. His work is found in novels, history books, poetry, drama, screenplays and documentaries. At AFP Library, on December 10. On December 8, watch the French movie, Betty. The 105- minute movie by Claude Chabrol is about a woman named Betty who constantly gets into trouble. Details: 0413 2334351

Scraping by

DakshinaChitra is organising a painting exhibition by Kumbakonam-based artist, Chelian. The artist uses a broad spectrum of styles and specialises in both realistic as well as contemporary paintings. Most of his paintings use the technique of scraping images on to paint-splashed canvas. Till December 10. Details:9841436149


Play station
Grab the opportunity to be a part of one of the leading theatre groups in Pondicherry, Indianostrum. The group is looking for actors for their new production. Auditions will take place soon. The actor is required to work with the group for six months (from January to June). Apply for the lead role with a small write up about yourself. Details: indianostrum.theatre@gmail.com


Chinese fever
Love Chinese takeaway? Now Wangs Kitchen has opened a new branch in Pondicherry. Some of their popular dishes include Phuket fish, honey chilli chicken, kung pow chicken, chicken lollipop, black pepper chicken, hunan vegetables, baby corn Hong Kong style, chilli fish and more. At Ambur Salai, a meal for two costs Rs 700. Details: 0413 2226588

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  • Shreyo Gi

    @Soumya samal, great info. (y)