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    From book launches to a Tai Chi workshop and a DIY dinner, this weekend has lessons on the art of discovery

    Appam secrets

    Maison Perumal is organising a week long cooking demo followed by dinner. Guests can try their hand at serving up local favourites like appam, stew and idiyappams with the aid of the chef, who will teach them the basics of Tamil cuisine. This will be followed by a buffet dinner that celebrates sea food. Rs 950 (buffet). On Saturday and Sunday from 7.30 pm.
    Details: 0413 2227519

    Water therapy

    WABA (Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association) and Quiet Healing Centre present a Watsu and liquid flow workshop this weekend. Combined with gentle stretches, the discipline has been known to help people conquer long-held fears and get relief from pain. From 1.30 pm at Quiet Healing Centre. Priced at Rs 13,250 for eight sittings. Details: 0413 2623799

    Hail sale

    Listen, shopaholics! Titanic Factory Outlet, the ship-themed store in the French Quarter has a sale going on this week. With up to 70 per cent off on accessories from Ayesha and other local designers and 30 per cent off on designer labels like Banana Republic, GAP and Tommy Hilfiger among others, schedule a visit soon. Prices start from Rs 300 for accessories and Rs 500 for apparel. Details: 0413 2342075]

    Tighten your belt

    Auroville Chi and Tai Chi Innerways School is coming up with their beginnera��s Tai chi and Chi workshop at Sharnga Guest House today. Spread over three weeks, the workshop taught by Marco, an instructor for the last 10 years, will focus on mastery of the body through breathing and muscular relaxation; improvement of movements through balance andA� coordination. Participants will be presented with certificates at the end
    of the workshop. From 7.30 amA� onward. Workshop fee and registration Rs 3,600 a week. Details: 0413 2623187]

    Journey inwards

    Auroville-based author Noel Parent will talk about his recently launched book, A Transcendent Sky, a selection of poetry and spirituality. The session will have Parent reading out excerpts from his books post which the floor would be
    open to questions. Aspiring authors are invited to bring their pieces along that will
    be reviewed by him, from 3 pm onwards at the Unity Pavilion in Auroville on Sunday. Details: 0413 2622704

    Walk the talk

    A literary cafe organised by Cafe Du Lycee will showcase author Sulthana Khader who will be signing her recently launched book, Coromandel – From India to the Sugar Islands. The book, which talks about colonialism, slavery and freedom, will be presented at this forum with the authors addressing questions. Tomorrow, 5 pm onwards. Participation fee: Rs 100. Details: 9566792516

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