The Barefoot Exemplars | The Story of Art Escape #mondayfixgoa 12th Oct 2020 7.30 pm

Founders of Art Escape, The Live Music Project, Inspire Trust, Ideas Boutique, Vinesh & Darryl have brought quality music, art, creative workshops, environmental projects and festivals to Goa for ten years now. How has the pandemic affected them, their activities and goals, and what’s in store in the future? In conversation with Shweta Bajaj, an…

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100 years of Pandit Ravi Shankar -a presentation by S Kalidas | #mondayfixgoa 24.08 | 7.30 pm

To celebrate the centenary year of sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar’s birth, musicologist and arts writer S Kalidas will make a presentation on the life and music of this global Indian genius whom he calls the Tansen of our times.

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The Life of Steve Siqueira – in conversation with Naresh Fernandes | #mondayfixgoa 17.08 | 7.30 pm

The Goan Afrikander who became a musician during the transitional age from jazz to rock. Naresh Fernandes and Steve Siqueira, through music, will take us through jazz history and the role Goan musicians played.

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Spirit of the land | 5th year anniversary of thus. | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 30th December

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…

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Forest Tale Sitayana | Reis Magos Fort, December 13th, 2019, 7.30 pm

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…

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The Adventures of Dizzy Sal| Naresh Fernandes | #mondayfixgoa 6 Assagao 9th December 2019

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…

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Crescendo- The rise of Classical Guitar in India |Reis Magos Fort, Oct 30th, 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…

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Shyamant Behal on Guitar | 26th August 2019 #mondayfixgoa, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm

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…

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Chronologies of Fado| Sonia Shirsat| 19th August 7.30 pm 6 Assagao

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…

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G128 – Book Reading On The Beat | 10th May 2019 at Sadhana Dell ‘Arte, 7.30 pm

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,…

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