From a contemporary dance performance to a marathon with a message, there’s enough to set out of your house for.
Here’s a golden opportunity for young artists in the city to showcase their painting skills. Pondicherry Art Akademy is organising the third edition of their National Painting Competition and Exhibition. Open to students of standards one to 10, it requires paintings to made with either crayons, water colours, colour pastels or oil pastels. Last date of submission is October 10. On October 13.
Three-year-old contemporary dance troupe, Annette Leday/Keli Company, will be enthralling their fans when
they commence their seven-city India tour in Trivandrum next week. Catch them at Alliance Francaise de Pondicherry on October 8. Details: pondicherry.afindia.org
Run for a cause
If you are one of those who are concerned about where our drinking water comes from, here’s your chance to spread awareness about the importance of consuming ISI certified water. Participate in a marathon being organised by the Tamil Nadu Packaged Drinking Water Association. It will be held on Pondy Beach Road. October 2, 6 am. Details:tpdwma.com
The EDM dose
Gear up for VH1 Supersonic’ s debut in Chennai, with Dutch EDM duo, Sick Individuals, as one of the headliners. The duo, Joep Smeele and Rinze Hofstee, will be accompanied by other artists such as Rohit Barker, Answer, Get Massive, DJ Anto, Ashish Nagpal, Siddarth Raheja and DJ Sonic. On October 15, from 6 pm onwards, at Confluence Banquets and Resorts. Tickets from Rs 1,000 onwards on BookMyShow. Details: gosupersonic.in
Try your hand at building tree houses at an upcoming workshop in Auroville. Learn how to mount beams and install roofs on trees. Besides building tree houses, you will also be taught how to climb trees, which includes making knots, installing ropes, followed by the climb. From October 8. From Rs 10,000 per head. Details: 9008779360
At Tasmai Gallery, catch two talented musicians—Soham Munim and Ravish Shet—perform. While the former is a sitar player, who is credited to have created a music instrument of his own called SiGui (hybrid of sitar and guitar), Shet is one of the most promising young tabla players in the country. Sunday at 8 pm. Entry at Rs 100. Details: tasmaipondy.com