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
Children’s Book Fair. | 14th & 15th December 2019 On 15th December Sunday 5.30 pm, Poet Salil Chaturvedi will read from his book, “My Brothers Wheeeeelchair!’- it is an illustrated book (will be projected on a screen) about awareness and visibility of disability in the public sphere. More about the book and interview of the … Continue reading Children’s Book Fair | 6 Assagao, 14th & 15th December 2019
TATVA Center and Thus. warmly invite to you to Sadhana Dell ‘Arte in Merces for a day and night of storytelling and listening on 8 June 2019 from 3-9pm. We will begin with a storytelling workshop from 3-6pm to explore themes of gender, sex and sexuality. The workshop will be followed by an open mic … Continue reading Our Stories of Embodied Living | Sadhana Dell ‘Arte, Merces, June 8th
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.
Walking BookFairs is coming to 6 Assagao with “Poems on the Road” – a traveling poetry library, bookstore, open mic and poetry readings – to spread love, peace and poetry, 11 am onwards.
“Symptoms of Dissentery” explores the paranoia of a poet in the current world she inhabits – that which is (almost) NIL of any ‘freedom of speech’; the eventual gagging she feels in her heart’s throat and her newfound love for the disease that has caught her mid-rhyme. Priyal is a Goa-based poet & artist who identifies herself as a multiverse gypsy clown. She explores and interprets Anthropological Storytelling through writing, visual arts & handicrafts.
Escaping Brown is a collaboration between spoken word poet Anirudh Eka, and musician Kc Vlaine. Eka, has been active in the North Carolina and New York poetry scenes over the last ten years, and his powerful verses are reinforced by Kc’s riffs as he follows Eka’s dynamics.
Sushila Mendonca chooses to write in a simple “dear-diary” style. This collection of poems touches on themes of religion & other highs, but primarily on relationships, aging & sexuality. Her poetry has an underlying thread of what it means to be a woman under the spell of patriarchy. While questioning society’s impositions, Sushila wonders why … Continue reading Poetry Gig | Politics of Dissent |April 9th Monday | 7 pm