Stranded Marine Animals | A conversation #mondayfixgoa 28th June 7.30 pm

The dazzling Goan coastline is also a tragic site for stranded – often sick, injured or dead – marine animals like dolphins, porpoise and turtles. Ever since 2017, through a concerted coordinated network, these incidents are being recorded, researched and the stranded animals being rescued and treated. Please join us on a panel with members…

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What is Fake News | Our information P#^b!*m

This #mondayfixgoa BOOM and Media Buddhi bring you a discussion titled, Our Information P#^b!*m (What is fake news) In it you will learn how to deal with ‘fake news’ and distinguish between news, opinion and propaganda, how to identify sources and how to develop a media and social media consumption strategy. The focus will be…

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The ‘invisible’ virus and a vanishing Democracy | 7.30 pm, May 17th, 2021, #mondayfixgoa

Please join us for a conversation with Dr Abhay Shukla of the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan https://phmindia.org on how COVID has exposed our crumbling health care system, without a strong ‘universal access to health’ mandate, made worse by a non-democratic political climate of administration. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsc-igpjwvE9GSOnPYBPSGxqWlWvjX5KcW After registering, you will receive…

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Arpita Das Ribeiro of Yoda Press, A Talk. Design Centre, Alto Porvorim, March 31st, 6 pm

We are glad to announce that Yoda Press http://www.yodapress.co.in founder Arpita Das Ribeiro will be with us for a conversation this *Wednessday March 31st 6 pm *at Design Centre, Porvorim to tell us about her/ their story, the creative and alternative processes that helps non mainstream publishing houses stand firm and produce relevant books on…

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Solo Dance Theatre Festival| March 13th and 14th at Design Centre, Alto Porvorim, Goa

Two day theatre fest at @designcentre.goa, Alto Porvorim Tickets per show 300/- / Festival tickets 1000/- Please mail at thedesigncentregoa@gmail.com First day play 13 March, Saturday 2021 Time : 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm Kirtan of Tamarind Tree – Musical solo Devised and performed Shablo Gaonkar This performance is based on G.A Kulkarni’s short story…

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The Good Girls | A conversation with Sonia Faleiro, March 8th 2021 7.30 pm

“Suno, listen I have something to tell you.” A discussion online #mondayfixgoa with @sonia.faleiro on “The Good Girls” (Penguin, 2021), her latest investigative work chronicling the after life of the 2014 death of Padma and Lalli, the inseparable teenage cousins from rural Uttar Pradesh, narrating a system of decay and indifference. This is a joint…

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Wiki World : A glimpse into the fascinating world of wiki editors- 20th year of Wikipedia – 15th February 2021 7.30 pm

Wikipedia is ranked between the fifth to 15th most-visited websites in the world – a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation. This year we celebrate Wikipedia’s 20th birthday. Now Wikipedia has over 100,000 active volunteers working in 270 languages. Frederick Noronha is once the…

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The Journey of Fado | Sonia Shirsat with Fernanda Maciel – Feb 8th, 7.30 pm, 2021

Fado is the traditional folk music from Portugal, usually characterised by mournful tunes and lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor, and infused with a sentiment of resignation, fatefulness and melancholia. The Portuguese Guitar (an ethnic instrument which resembles more the mandolin than the contemporary guitar) is the main accompanying instrument…

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State of The Arts | A Discussion #mondayfixgoa 1st Feb, 7.30 pm 2021

Rashmi Dhanwani (Art X Company) will be in conversation this #mondayfixgoa with Nupura Hautamaki (Gypsy Gigs) Sapna Shahani (Blurb), and Vijaya Josephine Pais (Offbeat Goa), to discuss the Taking the Temperature report. The group will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the local creative economy in Goa, based on the insights from the report and…

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What is The Republic | A Discussion – Jan 25th 7.30 pm

Albertina Almeida, Miguel Braganza and Saidutt Kamat in a free wheeling discussion about what Federalism and Republic means to them, on the eve of Republic Day. Albertina Almeida is a human rights activist, a Goa-based lawyer practicing for the last 30 years and an independent researcher and she writes regularly for the local press and…

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