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    Sign up for two theatre workshops, a photo exhibition and a Carnatic music showcase this weekend

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    Tsunamika, which started as a tsunami rehabilitation project (works for women’s empowerment), is celebrating its tenth anniversary at Bharat Nivas. Join them and participate in fun activities like music shows, theatre, storytelling, painting for children and adults, and much more. Also, at 8 pm, catch a play by the National Theatre of Finland on Tsunamika’s story and their dolls. Till 10 pm. On January 10. Free entry. Details: 0413 2622939

    Stage ready
    For all aspiring actors, here is an opportunity to get your act together. Adishakthi is organising an 11-day workshop. It aims to teach the basics of their new performance methodology that involves breath, emotion, rhythm, body and voice. To register, send your CV to sopeadishakthi@gmail.com. From February 20 to March 2. Rs.30,000. Details: 0413 2622287

    Body of sound
    Those who missed The Musical Body workshop by Indianostrum Théâtre in October, can sign up for the workshop now. Starting from January 7, it is for actors, dancers, singers and musicians, and will be conducted by French theatre expert, Jean-Jacques Lemêtre, of the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris. Till January 11. At Indianostrum Théâtre, from 10 am onwards. Rs.5,000. Details: 0413 2341475, 9578302087

    sudha-raghuRaagas on cue
    Celebrating the spirit of Margazhi, Suryan FM is hosting a music festival today, Isaiyum Isaiyum – Puduvayal Thiruvaiyaru. Featuring music experts like Nityashree Mahadevan, Sudha Raghunathan, violin sisters Lalitha and Nandini, the festival is at Kamban Kalai Arangam. Till Sunday, from 5.30 pm onwards. Free entry. Details: pondicherryevents.com

    Breaking boundaries
    The Kuruba community from Karnataka will be performing at DakshinaChitra, as part of the village festival being hosted there. Devotees of Lord Mylaralinga (one of Shiva’s forms), the men will perform Goravara Kunitha, a ritual that is connected to the myths of Lord Shiva—who annihilated the demon Tarakasura in the form of a Gorava. At DakshinaChitra, from January 7 to 12. Details: 27472603

    Private eye
    Delhi-based photographer, Lalit Verma (founder and director of the Aurodhan Gallery in Pondicherry), is holding a photography exhibition. Featuring 36 embassies in New Delhi that have heritage value, the pictures were primarily taken for the book, Delhi’s Diplomatic Domains: Chanceries and Residences of Chanakyapuri and Imperial New Delhi, by Gladys Abankwa-Meier-Klodt. The
    photographs focus on the architecture, interiors and landscaping of the world’s first exclusive, purpose-built diplomatic quarter. At the Citadines Centre d’art. Free entry. 2.30 pm to 5 pm. Details: 4132622881

    — Team Indulge

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