On the 5th year anniversary of thus. we present the ‘Spirit of the Land’ – a performance of a work-in-progress set of original numbers in the ‘folk funk tradition’. The songs are in English and cover contemporary themes and ancient mythologies, viewed in alternative perspectives. Although the folk funk tradition traditionally demands dancing, this will … Continue reading Spirit of the land | 5th year anniversary of thus. | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 30th December
TIFA Working Studios and Thus. present Forest Tales – Sityana Lecture performance by Anuj Vaidya 13th December, Friday | 7:30pm – 9:30pm at Reis Magos Fort, Goa Donor Pass: ₹200 | Pay at venue Hospitality partner: De Aluizo A queer sci-fi eco-feminist retelling of the Ramayana Performance by Anuj Vaidya. In this iteration of the … Continue reading Forest Tale Sitayana | Reis Magos Fort, December 13th, 2019, 7.30 pm
In 1959, ace Indian pianist Edward Saldanha -who was known to his fans as Dizzy Sal, arrived in the US to study at the famed Berkeley School of Music on a scholarship that he’s won, thanks to the support of jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Over the next few years, Dizzy Sal won a loyal following … Continue reading The Adventures of Dizzy Sal| Naresh Fernandes | #mondayfixgoa 6 Assagao 9th December 2019
South Asia’s best-known classical guitar festival takes place every December in Kolkata. The biggest names in the international classical guitar world – Grammy winners, legendary composers, celebrated performers – come to the city to give concerts and teach Indian students. Behind this festival is the Indian Guitar Federation (IGF), an association of collectives from across … Continue reading Crescendo- The rise of Classical Guitar in India |Reis Magos Fort, Oct 30th, 2019
Shyamant Behal will be playing music primarily from the South American countries of Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Paraguay and Venezuela. The pieces are for the most part composed in the 20th century. However, while some of the pieces from Cuba and Venezuela are written in traditional styles based on folk music, some of the Brazilian music … Continue reading Shyamant Behal on Guitar | 26th August 2019 #mondayfixgoa, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm
This talk is about origin, evolution and various aspects of Fado, by Sonia Shirsat, “the ambassador of Goan music to the world” This will be a journey into the evolution of Fado, its elements, its emotion and its pain. This Melancholic music has pierced into hearts universally. Join us as we unravel this mystical, melodious … Continue reading Chronologies of Fado| Sonia Shirsat| 19th August 7.30 pm 6 Assagao
For the first time, writers supported by a line-up of musicians will perform what can only be called a narrative of verse and beats. The line-up of musicians includes Joe Ferrao on the bass guitar, Sameer Alvares on keybpards and Alister D’sa on percussion . The writers- Damodar Mauzo is a Goan short story writer, … Continue reading G128 – Book Reading On The Beat | 10th May 2019 at Sadhana Dell ‘Arte, 7.30 pm
thus. beats | Readings with Music Please be seated by 7.15 pm. Readings from : Sita Valles – A Revolutionary Until Death / Lenor Figueiredo Wings of Vertigo / A S Rodrigues Fair-Weather Brother / Pogoat Music / Paul Rodrigues on keys, Joe Ferrao on bass and Jobin George on percussion Please donate to keep … Continue reading Thus. beats | Readings with Music | April 15th, #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm, 6 Assagao
On March 3, Sunday, artists, writers and poets in Goa will gather to speak of democracy, togetherness and of an environment that belongs to all its citizens. They will speak through the language of music, theatre, poetry, films and performances.
South American music Nathalie Ramirez – Flute Shyamant Behal – Guitar A guitar and flute duo – Shyamant Behal a classical guitarist, with the Mexican flautist Nathalie Ramirez are playing at Sadhana Dell ‘Arte. They have been playing together for the last 6 years, and will be performing music from South America.