Poetry | Symptoms of Dissentery| September 27th, 2018, 7.30-11 pm| 6 Assagao

“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 | Spoken Word | July 2nd, 2018, 8-10 pm|6 Assagao

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.

A Bombay in My Beat | Book Launch – Mrinalini Harchandrai | 6 Assagao, Feb 19th Monday | 7 pm onwards

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.

An evening of poetry, dance and conversation with Tishani Doshi|Nov 4th, 7-10 pm | The Cube Gallery

Tishani will release the book with a powerful performance encompassing a reading of her poems as well as an experimental dance act. This will be followed by an informal talk by the accomplished and versatile author about her unique practice. Performed at The Cube, amidst the current show SHE, a celebration of the female creative spirit, Tishani’s performance will infuse the space with added depth and meaning.