From blues music and Kid Creme’s remixes to jazz Latin tunes, here’s our pick of weekend performances
As part of their Republic Day celebrations, Alliance Française de Pondicherry is conducting their ever-popular music jam called Freedom Jam. The event will feature Bengaluru-based band , Ministry of Blues, a four-piece blues rock group consisting of Vinoo Mathew on bass, David Boon with drums, guitarist/vocalist Philipe Haydon and Rauf on the keyboard. Till today. 6 pm onwards at AF Auditorium.
Details: 0413 2338146
Grace on stage
Margazhi season may be over but institutions like the Kalaiaruvi Music and Dance School is continuing to showcase the classical dance flavour this month.The school will host a Bharatanatyam Arangretam performance on Sunday. The evening will also witness performances by musicians like Thirumudi S Arun (mridangam), T Sreenivasan (violin), R Rajkumar (flute) and others. 6 pm onwards.
Pondicherry-based La Plancha is celebrating its third anniversary with a performance by DJ Freddie. The producer, who has been in the industry for
over six years, specialises in various genres such as house, electronic, progressive, Bollywood, hip hop and more. Expect some cool foot-tapping EDM on the floor.
Tomorrow, 8 pm onwards. Entry free. Details: 0413 4300333
If you’re interested in fine-tuning your acting skills, here’s a great opportunity. Vanna Aruvi Art Gallery and Kafi are conducting an acting workshop for beginners. This one-day event will be held next week, and is open to just 25 participants. Register for `250 per head. On February 5. 9 am to
1 pm. Details: 9944084844
Bring some Italian flavour to your weekend. Umami Kitchen is hosting an evening featuring Italian house music exponent, Kid Creme. His remix of Shakedown’s At Night attracted the attention of none other than Kylie Minogue. He went on to remix her hit single, Love at First Sight. Tomorrow, 8 pm to 11 pm.
Two to tango
In for some jazz and Latin music this weekend? Head to the Pondy-based boutique cafe Disdis & Co where Djelan Duo will perform. The two-piece duo comprises of vocalist and MIDI guitarist Djelan and drummer, Suresh. On February 2, 8 pm onwards. Details: 9790321007