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    Body flow
    January 28, Snake Park
    Want to explore the limit to which you can push your body on the stage? Try physical theatre, which uses elements of movement such as dance and mime, to portray an expression. Theatre Nisha allows you to practice just that in its upcoming workshop. Supervised by Shakthi Ramani, it is called The Primal Instinct and will be conducted on January 28-29. Open to ages 16 and above. At Theatre Nisha. 9 am onwards. Register for Rs 1,000. Details: 9677172897

    Ocean’s call
    January 28, Snake Park
    Conservationist Youssef Labidi from Save A Turtle is back with his turtle trails across city beaches. This walk will offer participants insights on relocating eggs to hatcheries and conservation methods across Marina, Neelankarai, Akkarai and Kovalam. Entry free. Participation by registration only. Details: 7702016524

    Master strokes
    January 27, TTK Road
    If you’re interested in painting, but are not sure where to start, then learning the basics of the art might do the trick. City-based artist Pavithra Sudharshan of Pavi’s Art Studio will teach you the basics of sketching and introduce you to a wide variety of artistic media such as watercolours, inks, pastels, oil, colour pencils and more. Limited entry. Rs 500. From 4 pm at Sri Sankara Hall. Details: 8939783598

    Own the stage
    January 29, Anna Nagar
    As an initiative to provide underprivileged children a platform to showcase their talents, city-based NGO Vizhiththezhu is conducting its annual talent show. The seventh edition of the programme will feature 39 participants under various categories like dance, music, and elocution, among others. Open to all. From 4 pm to 7 pm at Anna Nagar Tower Park. Details: 9380901902

    Back to school
    January 29, RA Puram
    You will get to relive some childhood memories as Crea-Shakthi is conducting stage adaptations of short stories from RK Narayan’s Malgudi Days. Titled Journey Into Malgudi, this play is part of its initiative called Spotlight, and will feature young writers from its Playwright Club. Tickets at Rs 300 on in.bookmyshow.com

    Writers block
    January 29, Royapettah
    For all those who love writing and have wanted to be a part of a writing club, here’s some good news. Thirsty Pens, a writing club, is holding its inaugural session this weekend, which will be divided into two sessions spanning an hour each. The first session (2 pm to 3pm) is a writing exercise. The second session (3pm to 4pm) will be an open discussion, where participants are encouraged to pitch in ideas on how to take the club forward. Rs 200. Details: 979166940

    Moonlight trails
    February 3, Marina Beach
    Experience Chennai in a whole new light (or dark if you will) with a midnight bike ride on East Coast Road. Organised by Tent n Trek, the ride will cover approximately 35 km both ways. With plenty of stops for chai and snacks, get set to discover a different kind of ‘nightlife’. Route maps and assembling locations will be shared individually upon registering. Limited entry. Rs 799 onwards. From 9.30 pm. Details: 9159544544

    Knead a challenge?
    February 4, Royapettah
    If you love to cook, this one is a must-slot on your calendar. SuperChef Chennai is back with its fifth edition and the contest is open to amateur cooks and kids as young as 10 years old. Register your name and your recipe by February 1 on superchefchennai.com. Kicking off the event is a food carnival showcasing world cuisines at the Amir Mahal grounds. Details: 7550105147

     

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