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
Writer Mrinalini Harchandrai – Author will be launching her collection of poetry entitled A Bombay In My Beat, published by Bombaykala Books. She will be in conversation with Arushi Singh, owner at Lotuseaters Bookstore (Anjuna). The two will also read select poems from the book along with Sharon Irani, Assistant Editor at literary magazine Helter Skelter Magazine, to jazz stylings by musician Vijay Xavier. Afterwards, copies of the book will be available for sale and signing by the author.