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    Dogs and trucks in the frame, plus workshops on haiku and 3D models — this weekend is all about the arts

    Balloons in motion
    Dance can be therapeutic. Learn more on this subject in a seminar conducted by Chiara, from Risvegli School of Milan. The seminar will see the use of props like balloons, sticks and coloured papers in dance to understand the relationship between body and human emotions. At Arka Wellness Center, Auroville, tomorrow. Entry at Rs.500. Details: 0413 2623799

    Lemêtre in town
    Watch the play Karuppu, following which composer Jean-Jacques Lemêtre will talk about his work and his contribution to the production to the play at Alliance française de Pondichéry. Lemêtre will be of interest to theatre enthusiasts as he has worked extensively with Théatre du Soleil. On August 21. Details: pondichery.afindia.org

    Truck diaries
    Pondy ART is organising another photo exhibition, titled NH8-Road Kings by Peter Kabel. From Germany, the photographer has done extensive research on trucks and lorries on the NH 8 Highway, that goes from Delhi to Mumbai, and will be displaying pictures of the vehicles and their drivers. At Beach Road, till September 9, from 5 pm onwards. Details: facebook.com

    Rhyme and 3D
    As part of the Madras Week celebrations, DakshinaChitra has lined up two events for children. You can either participate in the Haiku (a Japanese form of poetry) workshop tomorrow or learn to make 3D models with old Madras photographs on Sunday, to get a glimpse of the city from earlier days. Priced at Rs.600 each. Details: 9841777779

    Break for baguettes
    Le Hidesign Café presents a new menu. For breakfast choose croissants with jam and butter, banana pancakes with honey, Belgian waffles with whipped cream and confiture, and French baguette with cheese. Specials include hamburgers with salad,
    french fries and beer and salmon on baguette with
    wine. Breakfast starts at Rs.150. Details: 0413 2229945

    Strike a pose
    Eshita Prasanna is no stranger to pet owners in the city. At her latest exhibition, featuring photos taken since 2013, you’ll find gambolling Golden Retrievers, Pugs, Beagles and Labradors. Some pose on carpets, while others are framed in car windows. At Madras Square Cafe. Details: 9940070163

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