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    1 Get ready to welcome the season with music performances, a pottera��s market and a photo exhibition

    Design influence
    DakshinaChitra is hosting an exhibition of drawings by artist Bodhiselvam, titled Bodhisatva, a part of his Sambodhi series, which is influenced by Buddhist and Zen philosophy. Till the end of February 28. There is also a one-day tie and dye workshop for children, where participants can learn the basic techniques involved in creating multi-hued designs on T-shirts. Rs 800. January 31, at DakshinaChitra. Details: 27472603


    Ragas and rock
    Auroville-based fusion band, Temple Rock, is all geared to perform tonight at Alliance FranA�aise de PondichA�ry. The band draws its roots from traditional Carnatic ragas, which they transform into new musical frames inspired by western rock and jazz. From 7 pm onwards. Details: 0413 2334351

    War centric
    Alliance FranA�aise de PondichA�ry is hosting a photography exhibition titled War Colonies 1914 -1918. It features photographs of colonies from World War I and how the local people were impacted by the war and colonisation. At Maison Colombani, starting today, from 7 pm to 9 pm. Details: 0413 2338146

    Pottersa��2 corner
    The Auroville International Pottera��s Market 2015 is finally open. Besides potters from Auroville and Golden Bridge Pottery from Pondicherry, the market will host potters from around the world. Look out for functional ware that includes pots, plates, bowls, teapots and mugs, besides sculptures and other artistic pieces. Products available from Rs 50 onwards. At the Visitors Centre, today and tomorrow, from 10 am onwards. Details: 0413 2622239



    Poetic rhythm
    Pondicherry-based Neeraja
    Ramani, a Bharatnatyam exponent from the Kalakshetra Foundation is performing Pratidan. A graceful dance performance, it revolves around the dancera��s interpretation of the term a�?reofferinga��. At the Indianostrum Theatre, tomorrow, from 7 pm onwards. Rs 100.A� Details: 04132341475

    String along
    Santiniketan-based Alexandre Jurain will be playing the esraj (a string instrument), accompanied by vocalist Shukantu Basu, at the musical night being organised by the Kamban Kalai Arangam. A disciple of Sri Abir Singh Khangura, Jurain will be the focus of the evening. The duo has previously teamed up for several performances across the globe. Today, from 7 pm onwards. Details: 0413 2225070

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