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Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts in association with Dhaee Aakhar, Goa invite you to ‘Rang Karnad’ – a tribute to renowned playwright, actor, filmmaker, Girish Karnad on Friday, 26 July ’19 at 6.30 pm. This play reading session in Hindi and English will explore the world of Girish Karnad’s three thought-provoking plays, ‘Nagamandala’, ‘Tughlaq’ and ‘Bikhre Bimb’, excerpts of these will be presented by Mamata Verlekar, Assistant Professor, Dept of Hindi, Government College, Sanquelim and Ramita Gurav, Associate Professor, Dept of Hindi, St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa, Goa. Girish Karnad was a Rhodes Scholar, recipient of Padma Bhushan and Jnanpith Award who wrote 15 plays in his lifetime, all in the Kannada language. Some of his well-known plays are ‘Yayati’ (1961), ‘Tughlaq’ (1964), ‘Hayavadana’ (1972), ‘Nagamandala’ (1988), ‘Odakalu Bimba’ (2006), ‘Benda Kaalu on Toast’ (2012), among others.  The interesting aspect about his plays was his use of mythology, folklore, and history to speak about contemporary issues and have been translated into various languages and performed all over the country and abroad. Dhaee Aakhar, Goa is a group of individuals from varied backgrounds having common love and passion for art, culture, literature, and cinema and with the aim to spread love and harmony […]

Las Viegas Comedy Club (LVC) is proud to present its blockbuster show with none other than the Sakth Launda himself, Zakir Khan! Zakir Khan is the quintessential Launda; your friendly neighbourhood guy, college senior, 4am friend and experienced colleague. He has been through everything that you have – love, relationships and surviving as the small fish in a big pond – and is ready to share his own comic perspective on it. This time, get ready to laugh your lungs with none other than Zakir Khan performing in Goa.

The Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture (CPLC) of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao will screen the 2016 Portuguese feature film ‘A Mãe é que Sabe’ on July 27, 5 p.m. at Chowgule Audio Visual Room, D Block 101, Margao. The film will have English subtitles. (Location not exact on featured map)

Goan Foodomania in collaboration with Soul Travelling and Toffee Doodle is organising its unique Secret Food Trail in Panaji on July 27, 5:30 p.m. The walking trail will include exciting facts about the place, along with food from secret locations. Details: 9845888995 /7378301863. (Contact given number for exact location)

Mohammed Rafi Night will be held at Hotel Fidalgo on July 27, from 7 p.m. onwards. The night will feature lead male singer Mehmood Hassan from Baroda and lead female singer Chetana Sahane with their troop. Singer and comedian RK will host the event. Enjoy a multicuisine dinner buffet along with the music of the late Mohammed Rafi. Details: 9158055222/ 9545554244

Another Sunday of fun and excitement and another edition of trekking by Goa Tourism Development Corporation to Pali Waterfalls on 28th July 2019. This trek at Pali waterfalls consists of a total stretch of 4 kms surrounded by beautiful landscapes and scenic beauty and is a walk of about 60 to 90 minutes from the village. This trek promises to be moderate and adventurous. One can admire the forest with flowing streams, a variety of butterflies and experience the nature at its best. The trek comprises of a steep climb at certain places and slippery rocks dominate the terrain. Pack your trekking bags and head towards an easy and adventurous trek amidst nature and picturesque landscapes. The trekking expedition is open to all especially those with a spirit for adventure and nature lovers. Transport arrangements have been made from Mapusa at  7.30 a.m. &  from Margao at 7.15 a.m. and from Panjim at 8.30 a.m. Pick up arrangements from Old Goa, Banastari and Sakhali will also be available. Interested trekkers are requested to carry along an extra pair of clothes, rainwear, trekking shoes, drinking water, snacks and binoculars.  Smoking and consumption of alcohol are prohibited. The charge per head is Rs. […]

5th Edition of Rotary Rain Run is being organised by Rotary Club of Porvorim to support Breast, Cervical Cancer and Education. Register here.

Title: Walking around India in 2035 MOG SUNDAYS will host Ayaz Basrai this Sunday, 28 July, for a talk at Museum of Goa from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Ayaz Basrai, co-founder of The Busride Design Studio, will deliver a talk about his studio’s projects that are set in the future. The Busride Design Studio is a leading architecture and interior design firm in India. Ayaz graduated in industrial design, specialising in product design, from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in 2003. In 2006, he set up The Busride Design Studio with his brother, architect Zameer Basrai, as an independent design studio specialising in designing and creating built environments. With wide-ranging interests in illustration, immersive media, design and research, Ayaz is constantly dabbling in the ever-expanding latitude of design expression. More recently, Ayaz headed the studio’s research arm, The Busride Lab, based in Goa, which works on research and design projects in the domain of heritage conservation and futures research, at the intersection of architecture, technology, design and art. Ayaz would present some of the Speculative Fiction and Futures projects of the studio. He will guide us through the processes they use to create believable fictions which enable them to explore meaningful trajectories in their present work. Free of charges and open to all.

LVC will present comedian Kanan Gill who will perform his ‘Teetar’ tour on July 28, 8 p.m. at Entertainment Society of Goa. Details: 7972976612.

This Wednesday, 31st July 2019 at 6.30 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of the film ‘Splendor in the Grass’ at the indoor gallery, presented by Arvind Sivakumaran Film: Splendor in the Grass (1961) Directed by: Elia Kazan Written by: William Inge Starring:  Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Sandy Dennis Run-Time: 2 hrs Set in pre-depression America ‘Splendor in the Grass’ explores teenage sexual repression and awakening in rural conservative America. Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty (in his first film role) are the teenage lovers whose burgeoning love is threatened by forces beyond their control – parents, societal mores and idle gossip. Winner of the Oscar for Original Screenplay.  The title is derived from a William Wordsworth poem. Note: Screening only for 18 years and above   Venue: Sunaparanta Indoor Gallery Kindly contact us for more details: Tel: 0832-2421311 / Email: info@sgcfa.org