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Film: Gulabo Sitabo Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Srishti Shrivastava, Vijay Raaz Directed by: Shoojit Sircar Duration: 2 hrs 5 mins Rating: * * * 1 / 2 Gulabo Sitabo directed by Shoojit Sircar is one of those charming films, that rests primarily on the characters, their lingo, and the setting. You may have never been to Lucknow but this …

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Miles Davis and the Summer of ‘59

Luis Dias Life was looking good for American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis (1926-1991) in August 1959. His fortunes had skyrocketed after performing at the second annual Newport Jazz Festival in 1955, with a Columbia label recording contract close on its heels. His Miles Davis quintet, formed in 1955, and increased to a sextet in 1958, was making …

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Preparing for the ‘leap of joy’

Sanjeev V Sardesai Known for colourful festivities and emotive songs and dances, Goans love to celebrate every aspect of life and celebration of Mother Nature. In June, Catholics in Goa prepare to celebrate a very unique festival called Sao Joao. Though this festival is based on a Bible story, there is no direct ecclesiastical participation in this festival; however, the …

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The show must go on

Live entertainment may be on hold. But you can’t keep Goans away from their music and many Konkani entertainers have taken the online route to release new tunes. Here’s a rundown of a few JP Pereira Blocked by the lockdown, many performers of Konkani entertainment, have begun releasing their songs on social media, be it Facebook or YouTube. These artistes …

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Urbanism in new light

As part of the fourth episode of ListenIN series, Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts presents ‘Health and The City: Re-thinking Urbanism’, an interaction with Goan-born, Los Angeles-based architect, urbanist and professor Vinayak Bharne, on June 17, 11.30 a.m. on Zoom. The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing human health and fragility back to the psychological forefront. In highlighting the interface …

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Home and happy

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Blogger Jade D’Sa likes to write about food and travel. In fact, with over 18K followers on Instagram alone, apart from other social media platforms, That Goan Girl as she is known as, is among the popular bloggers from Goa. However, due to the lockdown in place owing to the novel coronavirus pandemic, these two …

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Going organic with Gliricidia

Miguel Braganza The glyricidia plant can be seen in all talukas of Goa and has grown into huge trees on the Cortalim side of the Zuari Bridge, close to the little shrine and the police towing-truck parked near it. Its live trunks are used as fence posts and cut back to about a metre and a half height every few …

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Mandala magic

Mandala art, known for its therapeutic effects, has today become quite popular, with workshops, competitions, and online challenges galore. NT BUZZ checks out this trend CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ When Elaine Da Costa from Porvorim first came across a drawing of a mandala done by her friend four years ago, she was instantly hooked. In no time, she was …

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Combating corona, a winning battle

“We should learn to live with corona virus, but at the same time understand that this virus will not continue to have the same virulence – severity of harming a transmitted person – forever,” says Avinash Kamat Dhakankar, who is a general practitioner based in Goa Velha, and treating patients since 1968. Dhakankar, who has been practicing medicine for the …

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