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Go easy this weekend, with some coffee, movies and art therapy

Art of living
Break away from the usual grind and enroll in an Art Therapy Retreat by Tia Pleiman. She will help you get a deeper understanding of yourself and explore artistic experiences. From Auroville, Pleiman uses art in her workshops and aims to build your confidence and self-esteem. At Auroville, tomorrow, from 9 am to 5 pm. Entry at Rs 3,000. Details: 0413 2622571

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The movie club at Cholamandal Artists Village is showcasing a movie, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. It is an inside story of a dissident of the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. At the Gallery, today, from 7 pm onwards. Details: 24494053

 

Learn the drape
Do you fumble when tying a sari? Learn the skill at a workshop organised by DakshinaChitra. Besides draping a sari, learn five different South Indian styles— including the six yard traditional and formal style. At Dakshina-Chitra, on Sunday, from 10.30 am. The workshop costs Rs 1,000. Refreshment and transportation will be provided to participants.  Details: 24462435skill1

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Save your Sunday for a movie with friends. Alliance Francaise is showcasing Guillaume Canet’s Les Petits Mouchoirs, which is about a man who is severely injured in an accident and his friends who come to help him. The French movie will have English subtitles and is 154 minutes long. At Maison Colombani, Sunday, from 6.30 pm onwards. Entry free. Details: 0413 2338146

 

 

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Nikon School is organising a photowalk for those interested in outdoor photography. Participants will get to learn technical aspects such as composition and exposure. The workshop will provide a platform to communicate and exchange photographic ideas. At Mahabalipuram Pancha Ratha entrance, on Sunday. From 9 am to 12 pm. Fees Rs 750 for Nikon users and Rs 1,000 for others. Details: nikonschool.in

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Cafe Ole has an interesting offer for coffee lovers. Known for their sandwiches and burgers, the café is organising ‘99 Hours of Coffee’. The event will see visitors enjoying different varieties of coffee available for nine hours a day and a 25 per cent discount on sandwiches, mocktails and European bites. Till Sunday, 10 am to 9.30 pm. From Rs 60 onwards. Details: 0413 2220107

- Team Indulge (indulge@newindianexpress.com)

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