Events in Karachi- 15th-22nd October 2015

Muharram is here and there’s going to be a lull in events happening in Karachi during the month. There’s still a few interesting events that you can check out. If you’re a fan of the Facebook-based initiative of Girls at Dhabas, stop by Ibn-e-Qasim park today to participate in their meet-up.

T2F is also holding a talk tomorrow on the history and art of qavvali performances. Ally Adnan, a renowned patron of the arts in Pakistan, will be talking about the art-form. So if you’re a fan of classical music, you should definitely stop by.

Park Mein Meet-up- Girls at Dhabas

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‘Girls at Dhabas’ has arranged a meet-up in In Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh to promote conversation and community while having fun! The evening will start with a Girls at Dhabas meet-up and a discussion about women in public spaces.

This is a great opportunity to join Karachi’s community for a meet and greet in the park. We’ll be going over how to get things kicking off, forming a local community and ways people can get more involved.

Bring cricket and other sports equipment. We’ll be playing some sport before the meet-up.

Tell your friends!

Where: Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh

When: 15th October

Timings: 6:15 p.m.


History, Art and Performance of Qavvali: A Talk by Ally Adnan

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Join us on Friday evening for an enlightening talk by Ally Adnan on the History, Art and Performance of Qavvaali.

Ally Adnan is an enthusiastic and indefatigable patron of the arts. He is a collector of arts, antiquities and music. His art collection boasts over six thousand pieces and his collection of music includes eighty thousand hours of unpublished live recordings of music from South Asia. Antique Japanese cloisonné, English sterling silver, Persian and Afghan rugs, Russian icons, Chinese snuff bottles, Muslim prayer beads, and Tibetan thangkas are among other items that he collects.

 Ally is one of the few journalists of Pakistan who have written about music and the performing arts consistently for almost four decades. His writings have appeared in a number of other publications. 

Ally sits on the board of a number of institutions and organizations including the Indian Classical Music Circle of Dallas & Fort Worth and heads the After Hours organization which is dedicated to supporting South Asian art in the United States. He is also a Visiting Professor in the Department of Musicology at the Punjab University.

Where: T2F, 10-C, Sunset Lane 5, Phase 2 Extension, DHA

When: 16th October

Timings: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.



Karachista Staff
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