COHO-RTS, a four-year-old movement started by an American freelance journalist Janet Fine will "move" through the island city's southern tip will be reading poems and excerpts from a variety of literary works on May 3, 3.30 p.m. onwards. Starting at the Hermitage Art Gallery, Coho-rts will hoof it to the Tea Centre, where Fulbright scholar will direct Radhika da Cunha in a reading of his new play, then on to the Artists Centre, a new gallery called Palette and finally, the Sea King, which as you may have guessed from the name is a houseboat. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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R RAJ RAO, poet, biographer of Nissim Ezekiel and Reader and Lecturer in English Literature from the University of Pune will be the featured Poet at the Loquations Talking Poetry meeting on April 29 in the NCPA Sunken Garden. Open to all from 5 p.m. onwards. Contact email@example.com for suggestions/feedback.
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WHAT'S the latest from young Quasar Padamsee and his QTP Productions? Theatre discussions, thanks to feedback that he's received. Quasar and Co. have earmarked the last Monday of every month starting this month, April 28, 7:30 p.m. at 504 Sangam, 15A Pedder Road, Near Jaslok Hospital where theatre-lovers can meet and read. This month's reading will feature The Glass Menagerie. They'd like to know how many will be attending, also your expert comments on the idea and suggestions to improve it. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 2497 4274. QTP is also reviving three short plays in the hope that it will help enlighten people about narrow mindsets, prejudice, parochialism etc. The pieces are "War Child" written by Arghya Lahiri, Alex Buzo's "Norm & Ahmed", and Nitin Batra's "Three Characters Sitting in a Uinal". The shows are on April 27, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the NGMA Auditorium, Kala Ghoda. Tickets are Rs. 80 only.
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THE Mumbai Scrabble Club is organising a one-day open scrabble tournament at St. Joseph's Convent on April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is an entry fee of Rs. 150 (adult) Rs. 100 (children). Cash prizes will be given to top three in three categories: Advanced, Beginners and Children. Participants are requested to bring their own boards and tiles. To register call Carol on 26422088 or e-mail: email@example.com
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THE American Centre has organised a lecture discussion on "Conflict Resolution through Mediation" on April 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the American Centre Auditorium. Dr. Hiram E. Chodosh, currently in India on a Fulbright grant, will lead the lecture/discussion. Dr. Chodosh is an alumnus of Yale Law School and has published two books and written extensively.
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