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Giraffe on the run

November 28, Maison Colombani, 7 p.m.

What happens when a boy who escapes the clutches of a slave trader befriends a giraffe? Watch Zarafa, a French animated film directed by Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie, to find out. Screened by Alliance Francaise.

Pen pick

November 29, Library, Alliance Francaise, 6.30 p.m.

Catch up with French historian and writer Olivier Lebleu.

Green thumbs

Till December 1, Hotel Accord, Ellaipillaichavady, 7 p.m.

Savour appetisers, entrees and desserts infused with a dose of herbs at Hotel Accord’s Mooligai Samayal food festival.

For details contact: 0413- 2299000.

Mapping Mahe

Till December 6, Maison Colombani, Rue Dumas, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Revisit colonial Mahe of the 18{+t}{+h}and 19{+t}{+h}century through an exhibit of maps and ancient plans. The event, organised by Ecole Française d’Extrême Orient, the French Institute of Pondicherry, Alliance Francaise and the Department of Art and Culture, Puducherry, features a collection assembled by historian and researcher Jean Deloche.

Art beat

Till November 29, SITA Cultural Centre, 22, Candappa Mudaliar Street.

Vaasuderan, a young artist from Puducherry looks at Buddha and Christ through a contemporary perspective. His watercolours and ink drawings are exhibited by Sita Cultural Center.

Riot of colour

Till November 30, Hotel Promenade, Goubert Avenue,

Shilpataru Foundation’s exhibition of watercolours by four artists — Vanna Aruvi — will be up for another week.

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Earthy visions

Till December 6, TASMAI Cultural centre, 17, Advocate Chinna Tambi Street, Kuruchikuppam, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Trace geometry and nature in Antra Sinha’s experiments with clay. Discs, tetrarcs and hexagons in various hues and textures feature in Conscious Clay, an exhibition by TASMAI. For more details, contact 0431- 2221052.




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