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The Directorate of Museums will celebrate Museum Week 2019 till January 11, 2019, at Adil Shah Palace, Panaji. On this occasion, an exhibition ‘Houses of Eminent Goans’ will be held. Lectures related to the topic as well as a painting competition for the school students will be held.

This Wednesday, 9th January ’19 at 6.25 pm, Sunaparanta will host the screening of ‘West Side Story’ at the outdoor amphitheatre, presented by Arvind Sivakumaran. Film: West Side Story (1961) Written by: Ernest Lehman Directed by: Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins Music by: Leonard Bernstein Choreography by: Jerome Robbins Starring: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, George Chakiris and Rita Moreno Run-Time: 2 hrs 27 mins With incomparable dance sequences and unforgettable songs (“Cool”, “Something’s Coming”, “America”, “The Jet Song”, “Gee Officer Krupke”, “I Feel Pretty” and “Maria”) West Side Story is certainly the most energetic of all screen musicals.  The film also deals with ever-relevant issues like racism, juvenile delinquency and street-gang culture. Winner of 10 Oscars including Best Picture and Director, this film is based on the stage musical that was loosely adapted from SHAKESPEARE’S “Romeo and Juliet.” The screening will begin at 6.25 pm. All classic musicals have a 5-minute “Overture” – an orchestral piece that plays over a still image at the beginning of the movie as audiences walk in. That will commence at 6.25 pm. Do Not miss the beginning!!  The stylized nine-minute prologue is one of the most famous in movie history!

ICOBS international is organising a 4-day AGRIGOA exhibition from January 10 to 13 at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. The exhibition is mainly an agriculture and food processing expo and will demonstrate new technology in farming and help farmers to the rapidly changing technology. The exhibition, which is open to all will have lectures by farmers/specialists in the field of agriculture. Details: 9916596396 / 9066784166.

As part of The Cinephile Film Club, Sachin Chatte will host the screening of the Alfred Hitchcock classic, ‘Rear Window’ on January 10, 6.30 p.m. at the Entertainment Society Goa, Panaji. Details: cinephile@esg.co.in.

‘Linhas Soltas’- Drawing on Paper by Cecilia Costa will be held till January 11 at Fundacao Oriente, Panaji. Details: 2230728/ foriente.india@gmail.com.

Busking tour – stories, theatre, puppetry, poetry, music

Assavari Kulkarni will give an insight on ‘The Markets of Goa’ on January 11, 6 p.m. at Clube Harmonia De Margao. Details: 2714818.

Goa Sunsplash is a two-day festival steeped in the ideals of peace, love and unity. Situated on the sun-drenched beaches of Goa, India, the festival is focused on creating a holistic lifestyle experience through music, art, dance, wellness programs and social forums. Whilst reggae music has been a big part of the festival program, roots music from around the world also has its space at Goa Sunsplash. Past headliners of the festival have included Mad Professor, Johnny Osbourne, Zion Train, General Levy, Naaman, Manudigital, Skarra Mucci and Cali P. Goa Sunsplash is committed to being a world-class destination festival that is rooted in sustainability and social awareness.

The Quattro Macaron Masterclass covering cafe latte, strawberry, mango and rich chocolate macarons will be held on January 12, 2 to 7 p.m. at Foodybreaks Academy, Porvorim. Details: 2411450 / fbacademygoa@gmail.com

A book discussion on ‘Saudade’ by Sunita Peres da Costa with Benedito Ferrao will be held on January 12, 4 p.m. at Bookworm Library, Panaji.