Meme Regime 7.30 pm – 9.30pm | 17th May, Friday Cafe Dona, Aldona, Goa Donation Pass: Pay as you wish Memes, by far, are the most democratic form of art in our time; and they have been getting more absurd, referential, cryptic and downright dank as we move ahead in time. Meme Regime aims to … Continue reading Meme Regime Cafe Dona | TIFA |May 17th, 2019, 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, … Continue reading G128 – Book Reading On The Beat | 10th May 2019 at Sadhana Dell ‘Arte, 7.30 pm
An electronic engineer by profession, Nestor Rangel gave up his lucrative job and started farming and proved that one can profitably run a farm. Since last 11 years, he built up his 40-acre farm in Satari with a variety of fruit bearing trees. Last year, Rangel undertook community farming in his home village, the St. … Continue reading Goan Brown Rice : The Story of Resurgence | 6th May 2019, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm
In 2010, India’s demand for materials was the third largest in the world, after China and the United States. India consumed about 7.2% of globally extracted raw materials in that year and India’s consumption of natural resources will only grow as it’s economy does. There are now real concerns that primary natural resources will run … Continue reading On Resource Efficiency | Talk by Jill Ferguson | 6 Assagao, 29th April, Monday, 7.30 pm
In this talk, Prof. Prajal Sakharkhande will take us through a journey of Goan Heritage looking at multiple aspects – social, political, economic, cultural and historical. This will be an overview of History and Heritage of Goa from ancient times to 2019. Goa has a long history of not only politics but also of social, … Continue reading Goan Heritage | Talk by Prajal Sakhardande | Cafe Dona, Aldona April 26th, 7.30 pm
For the last six months there has been a battle royale going on between mining dependents who feel deprived and cheated by the Government, and the Government itself which has consistently making promises to attempt to restart mining, to no avail. Away from this battle, there are much larger questions, should Goa’s future be dependent on mining alone to why have we allowed our natural bounty of rivers, farms, forests to wither away and become valueless! It is time to tap into the vast treasure trove of resources that nature has given us and use it for sustainable livelihoods.
Claude Alvares will speak on how people of Goa have been taken for a ride not just on one day associated with fools, but every single day of the year. He will do this with the expectation that those who come to hear the talk also want to opt out of “fooldom” or the kingdom of fools. Monkey-wrenchers or aspiring monkey-wrenchers are most welcome.