Arts & Entertainment

Patoianchem festival promises rich rice fare

PANAJI: No chief guest, no competition and no prizes, no alcohol, no plastic. But lots of rice dishes, other food and entertainment will mark the eco-friendly Pattoleanchem Fest on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Socorro.

Mozart, Bach resound at Kala Academy

The Chamber Orchestra of the Child's Play (India) Foundation presented its debut concert at the Kala Academy on Saturday evening.

La vie en Rose

Gone are those childhood days when I used to hurry up my studies to listen to the melodious Konkani programme under the titled Manazogtim Gitam, on the radio. So also during weddings in Goa, gramophone records of Konkani songs were played on the old funnel-type mikes which kept the whole atmosphere of the neighbourhood reverberating with music.

State cultural awards presented

PANAJI: State cultural awards for 2010-11 and 2011-12 were presented to 23 individuals who have contributed in the fields of art, culture, photography, theatre and literature and tiatr in a function held in the city on Sunday evening.

Parrikar gets the stick from tiatrists

PANAJI: Just like in his tiatr, Mariano Fernandes did not name the offender, but the message was loud and clear.

PANAJI: A new documentary based on Goa's age-old dance culture has killed two birds with one stone. Apart from saving a number of dances from certain extinction, the documentary has managed to garner an award at a prestigious international short film festival.

Goan musicians take the audience by storm

The number of good pianists we have in Goa today can be counted on the knuckles of one hand, and there are fewer good sopranos still, so it is not to be wondered at that the large Kala Academy auditorium was at least three-quarters full when Joanne de Mello and Andrea Fernandes walked on to the stage for their first joint performance in Goa. The two not only did not disappoint their audience, their performance drew prolonged applause and calls for an encore; and the duo obliged with three of them.

PANAJI: Goa's tax exemption on Hindi movie 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' came into effect from Thursday, for a period of three months.

PANAJI: Makers of upcoming Bollywood film Calapor will heed super cop Kiran Bedi's advice and speak to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in an effort to get the film declared tax-free.

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