With a Bollywood dance workshop, a portrait exhibition and a band on stage, it’s a busy month ahead.
City-based band, Oxygen will be seen performing at the ongoing PondyPhoto festival. The 13-year-old fusion band does
live acts and covers genres like folk, pop, Hindustani, rock and more. On September 9, 8 pm to 9 pm.
French photographer Yannick Cormier will showcase a collection of photographs called the Dravidian Catharsis at the Kalinka Art Gallery. Shot in his signature B/W style, the photographs are on display till October 9. From September 13. Details: 0413 2336978
Shake a leg
Burn those extra calories and inches by participating in the dance workshop at Le Debut Fitness Studio. The program will consist of an hourly session of cardio routines where you can dance to Bollywood numbers. To be held in two batches a week — Monday to Wednesday and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Register for Rs 1,500 per month. Details: 9952460322
Sign up for the upcoming workshop by Australian actor and voice professional Jesse Fox-Allen, who played the role of St Francis of Assisi in the Malayalam movie, Pranchiyettan and The Saint. He will help you overcome the fear of public speaking and improve your voice modulation. Rs 2,400. September 17. Details: aurovilleretreat.org
You don’t always need an Independence Day to summon the patriot in you. Tasmai Gallery’s ongoing exhibition features 15 artists from across the country. Themed on patriotism and the country’s freedom movement, the paintings are on display till September 15.
3 pm to 7 pm. Details: 0413 2221052
Many shades of Yusuf
If you are a fan of Yusuf Arakkal, then tomorrow is a good time to head to DakshinaChitra, where the acclaimed Malayali painter is conducting an exhibition. Held in collaboration with his Galerie Sara Arakkal, the event will showcase around 135 different portraits of the artist. Till September 30, at Varija Gallery. 4 pm onwards. Details: 27072643