The internationally renowned art historian, Dr Vidya Dehejia delivering a talk on ‘Once Upon a Time: The Ramayana as Painted Narrative’, at the Sunaparanta - Goa Centre for the Arts, said that storytelling is an activity of universal occurrence and the paintings based on Valmiki Ramayana as drawn by Sahib Din, the court artist in the service of Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar, during the 17th century, allows us to experience the re-living of the known story that has been cherished by generations together.Read More »
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Masks have a powerful impact on the onlooker. And to study the aesthetic and psychological impact of masks Ruchika’s Art Gallery will be holding an exhibition that will also include a special workshop titled “Painting on Masks” of painted 3-dimensional masks titled ‘Mask Factor in Goa’, curated by Rajiv Punater and Avinash Gupte.
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It is a good sign that many institutions are presenting quality tiatrs on the Konkani stage. New talent is seen and tiatrs are being presented in a different and unique style of presentation raising the standards of entertainment as well.
Salvador Afonso, from Chandor has been performing for the last 29 years in Konkani entertainment. He has written 87 folk plays (Khell-tiatr), 16 tiatrs and has released 16 audio albums and contributes regularly to Konkani magazines. He has participated four times in the Kala Academy Tiatr competition. This year his tiatr ‘Morosor’ was the entry.Read More »
‘Vell’ is a video film presented by Andrew de Carmona. Written and directed by Osvi Viegas, the film is a tragic tale of a poor widow and her two grown up sons. One joins a ship through the help of a benevolent agent, the other is a scapegoat used by the police, whenever there is a crime.
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Mumbai based writer, Jerry Pinto is releasing his latest book, ‘Leela - A Patchwork Life’, based on actress of yesteryears, Leela Naidu, on December 13 at the ongoing Goa Arts and Literary Festival 2010. While speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’ he spoke about his book, writing and Goa
By Ranjana Kakodkar
“Khane Walon Ko To Khane Ka Bahana Chahiye……” Do you remember this commercial with the rip roaring funny man, Cyrus, extolling the virtues of the humble Cadbury bar? While it is highly debatable that a sugar and chocolate concoction is in anyway nutritious try telling that to your chocoholic mom or your sugar loving tiny tot!