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13-16

February

2020

The Venue

Don Joao Heritage House & Lawns

Calangute-Mapusa Rd, Dias Vaddo Nagoa, Bardez, Goa 403516

Organised by

Open Arts Initiative

782/2 Sataporio, Moira

Bardez 403 507, Goa

goaopenarts@gmail.com

© 2019 Open Arts Initiative

Thursday

February 13 

3 pm 

EXPRESSIVE ARTS WORKSHOP

Singer/Songwriter Valerie will conduct an interactive creative workshop for participants from 11 years upwards. Duration 2 hours, all material provided. Just bring your imagination!  Limited Seats. REGISTER NOW!

Valerie D'Silva

Thursday

February 13 

1 pm 

GUIDED DRAWING WITH LIZ KEMP

Community Artist, Liz Kemp will conduct an instructive and fun drawing workshop for artistically inclined people of all ages. All materials will be provided. REGISTER NOW!

Travelling Library

Thursday

February 13 

4 pm 

LIVE GRAFFITI ART

Watch Flyin' Munki do his stuff over 2 days, as he uses spray paints to create a funky wall sized graffiti on canvas. This will later be converted into equally funky bags by Bandit.

Flyin Munki x Bandit

Thursday

February 13 

3 pm 

PERFORMANCE ART

Artist Madhavi Gore enacts in the role of an artist, exposing process in drawing and how time and performativity is an essential material in the creative act and its sustainability.

Madhavi Gore

Thursday

February 13 

5 pm 

POETRY PERFORMANCE

Poet and spoken word artist, Rochelle enacts her poems on longing and belonging as a theatrical performance, accompanied by musician and guitarist Valerie D'Silva. 

Rochelle Dsilva

Thursday

February 13 

6 pm 

CLASSICAL GUITAR PERFORMANCE

Classical guitarist Shyamant performs compositions from various regions of South America. He will also perform duets accompanied by Ivan Arthur on the Mandolin.

 

Shyamant Behal

Thursday

February 13 

8 pm 

JAZZ-FUNK PERFORMANCE 

The Coffee Cats, a young jazz-funk and fusion band will play original compositions which are influenced by diverse musical genres and culminate in a unique sound, all their own.

 

The Coffee Cats

Friday

February 14 

4 pm 

PERFORMANCE ART

Artist Bhisaji creates an original space which greatly influences his performance. Using live music, lighting and make up, he enacts the process of gender transformation. 

Bhisaji Gadekar

Friday

February 14 

5 pm 

"Poems to Men"

Poetry reading and spoken word about nonsense, about memories, about trauma, about belonging, about what it means to inhabit the body of a woman. 

Pragya Bhagat

Friday

February 14 

6 pm 

FADO CONCERT

"Long Live the Queen" is performed by fadista Sonia Shirsat along with her students as a  tribute to Amalia Rodrigues, acknowledged as the 'Queen of Fado'.

 

Sonia Shirsat

Friday

February 14 

8 pm 

ELECTRO-FOLK MUSIC

A vocalist, composer and music producer, Tritha re-interprets her classical roots as she enthrals the audience with her unique style of electro-folk and live loop music.  

 

Tritha Sinha 

Saturday

February 15 

3 pm 

STORY TELLING SESSION WITH VENITA COELHO

Writer & Artist Venita will read  from her children's books - Dungeon Tales, Boy No. 32  and from her latest book 'All of Me'. Age groups :  7 years and above and children at heart ! REGISTER NOW!

 

Travelling Library

Saturday

February 15 

4 pm 

PERFORMANCE ART

Nikhil Chopra performs using the walls around him to create live art. Reflecting on issues of identity and role play, he includes the process of transformation as his expression of art.   

Nikhil Chopra 

Saturday

February 15 

5 pm 

POETRY READING

Sushila will read her poems which rebel against the norm and ruminate on religion, relationships, aging, sexuality and memories of a Goa long forgotten.

Sushila Mendonca 

Saturday

February 15 

6.30 pm 

DANCE-PLAY

Impana's 'Nagdo' is a story of truth, love and faith. Her dance explores the purity of a child's heart and the truth in ancient beliefs through the story of Loliem's Nagdo Betal.

Impana Kulkarni 

Saturday

February 15 

8 pm 

SUFI MUSIC PERFORMANCE 

With Mohamed Alnuma on oud and vocals, Raul Sengupta on percussion and Adrien Braud on clarinet, Hawa draws inspiration form the Sufi poetic soul to create original compositions. 

Hawa

Sunday

February 16

3 pm 

POETRY PERFORMANCE

Priyal identifies herself as a multiverse gypsy clown. Her provocative poetry explores the nature of identity, gender, violence, love, sexuality, dissent, ecology, feminism & freedom.

Priyal Woodpecker

Sunday

February 16

3 pm 

JUNK PERCUSSION WORKSHOP

Bring your junk from home - plastic bottles, metal tins or pots 'n' pans and take part in this fun percussion workshop by Raviraj. Open to all ages. Limited Seats. REGISTER NOW! 

Raviraj Naik

Sunday

February 16

5 pm 

Final performance enacted by the participants of the Children's Theatre Workshop conducted by Arundhati Chattopadhyay. 

Children's Play

Sunday

February 16

6 pm 

FOLK FUNK MUSIC

Reggie Goveas on vocal and guitar performs original compositions accompanied by Vishal Singh on electric guitar and Manu Ananthanarayan on percussion and vocals. 

Govez

Sunday

February 16

8 pm 

ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Dance the evening away to the sound of Okedo and King Prawns as they perform electronic music with artistic video projections that visualise their music.

 

Okedo & King Prawns

 

The visual arts exhibition will remain open everyday from 1pm to 10pm

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