Events in Karachi- 4th-10th September 2015

This week in Karachi, there’s something for everyone, ranging from book clubs to comedy shows. The Fine Line, an exhibition featuring three eclectic artists, continues at the Canvas Gallery. The Karachi Readers’ Club will be meeting this weekend to discuss the latest novel on their must-read list.

The Bhands, an improvisitional comedy troupe led by Shehzad Ghias, are back at MAD school for a second performance. Qissah Farosh, starring Adnan Jaffar and Tariq Raja, will also be performing comedy at T2F. T2F will be hosting an open-mic night this weekend featuring artists ranging from musicians to comedians.

The Fine Line

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An exciting show by 3 emerging artists: Cyra Ali , Fatime Munir and Umar Nawaz is being held at Canvas Gallery till September, 10th. Cyra and Fatima are alumni of the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture while Umar Nawaz is a graduate of the National College of Arts.

Where: Canvas Gallery

When: 4-10th September (excluding Sundays)

Timings: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

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Karachi Readers’ Club Meet

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An initiative of the Desi Writers Lounge, the Karachi Readers’ Club meets regularly to discuss books.

Our next read is a short novel, Point Omega published by American author Don DeLillo. An interesting novel which revolves around themes of death and paranoia. Join us for a discussion on the book over a great cup of coffee.

Where: Liberty Books (next to BBQ Tonight)

When: 4th September

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

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Take 2! Launch of The Bhands

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Karachi finally has a theatre form it can call its own, it’s improv, it’s funny, it’s Pakistani, it’s The Bhands! The Bhands bring the funny by combining the modern improvisational form with the folk theatre form of Pakistan, Bhand.

So kiska intezar hay dost, AJAO, aaj funny hay pani pani pani, aur humara poster bhi sunny sunny sunny.

Entry: Rs. 250/-

Where: MAD School

When: 4th September

Timings: 8:30-10:00 p.m.

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First Fridays: Open Mic Night

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Join us at T2F on the first Friday of September 2015 for an open mic session featuring emerging talent. T2F’s First Fridays Open Mic is a platform for musicians, poets, and comedians to perform, improvise and experiment in an informal setting.

Performers do not need to pre-register. Just show up with your voice, instruments, and props. Look for our host, Ameer Hoti, who will put your name down on the list.

Musicians get 15 minutes/3 songs and everyone else gets 10 minutes.

Registration will commence at 6:45 pm and close at 8:00 pm.

Where: T2F

When: 4th September

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

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Qissah Farosh presents Shafiq-ur-Rehman Comedic Performances

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Join us for an evening of laughter as Qissah Farosh perform from the works of the well-known Urdu writer, Shafiq-ur-Rehman.

Qissah Farosh is a theatre group formed by Adnan Jaffar, Farheen Zehra and Zohair Raza. Adnan and Zohair completed their theatre studies from the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA). Farheen works at Desi Writers’ Lounge, a non-profit organization which promotes new writers from South Asia.

All proceeds from the events will be donated to the Sabeen Mahmud Foundation.

Entry: Rs. 500/-

Where: T2F

When: 5th-6th September

Timings: 7:00 p.m.

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