Events in Karachi: 8th-14th April 2016

Improvisational comedy seems to be the in thing these days, with three improv comedy events in Karachi to look forward to!  Improv Jam is back at Thotspot with their fortnightly performance, featuring an all new troupe of performers! The Improv Jam strives to bring together a fresh group of comedians for each performance, which keeps their shows interesting and fun.

Comedy Scene will also be performing the very same day at DotZero. Their previous performances have received good reviews and the troupe has emerged quite successfully to the forefront of Karachi’s comedy circuit. The Platoon will be performing at T2F in the coming week, as a show of support and love for Sabeen Mehmud’s legacy. All proceeds will be going towards the Creative Karachi Festival, Sabeen’s brainchild and initiative.

If you’re in the mood for some traditional sufi dance and music, Samaa-e-Sufi is being held at the National Sailing Centre. The evening will feature a performance by the legendary dancer Sheema Kermani and music by Hamza Akram. If you’re a fan of French cinema, the Alliance Français Ciné Club is back with another series of films. For the next few weeks, they will be screening cinematic biographies of renowned female artists. This week, they will be screening Berthe Morisot by Caroline Champetier, which is about the life and challenges of the Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot.

Improv Jam- Monkey Juice!

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And we are BACK!

Pakistan’s fortnightly improvisational theater comedy show is thrilled with its new lineup for the upcoming show!

Bassam Shazli
Sara Ashraf
Arman Majidullah
Ali Fahad Mir
Faiza Saleem

Hosted by: Faris Khalid

Its going to be fun so bring the madness and your pet monkey (what??!!)! Tickets are available at the venue.

Tickets: Rs. 300/-

Where: Thotspot, 1C, Street 7A, Badar Commercial Area, Phase V ext., D.H.A

When: 8th April

Timings: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/771918066285210/

Tariq Road par Comedy Scene

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Comedy Scene’s platform is coming to Dot Zero after a sell-out show at T2F! For those who missed out on our last show at T2F on 25th March, we’re bringing you the show on popular demand. Bring your friends and family members along too! We will put up a family show for you and the show content is targeted to anyone aged 12 and over.

The rib-tickling and tummy splitting line-up:
• Fahad Zaki
• Harold John
• Junaid Malik (JD)
• Kashif Shahzad
• Faraz Ahmed
• Hassaan Bin Shaheen
• Nida Syed
• Faheem Azam

So come and laugh away your troubles at our modestly priced night of standup comedy which will feature 9 exciting comedians from Karachi.

Tickets will be available at the venue! Come early since there are only 100 tickets up for grabs. First come first served.
Entry: Rs. 200/-
Where: DotZero, Dilkusha Forum, Tariq Road
When: 8th April
Timings: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Samaa-e-Sufi

Event Walay and Szabist Performing Arts Society invite you to experience the magic of Sufism. A qawali night, led with a brief session about “The Origins of Whirling” and a soulful theatre performance by the legendary Sheema Kermani. Allow us to take you to the Age of Sufism and become Sufi-sticated!

Sheema Kermani
Hamza Akram (Qawal)
Samad Abbas Zaidi (Speaker)

Tickets: Rs. 799/-

Where: National Sailing Centre, Street no.19, Block 6, Boat Basin

When: 8th April

Timings: 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Contact: 0335-3253602

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1296635733695607/

The Platoon- Peace, Love & Harmony

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The Platoon reports for Peace, Love and Harmony at T2F in memory of Sabeen Mahmud, somebody who propelled us when we were dreaming by providing us a space- now we want to take her dreams forward. Peace, Love and Harmony is an interactive improvised show that will focus relationships, quirks and all that makes us human shown through open scenes incorporating characters, narratives, and music!

All proceeds from this will go towards raising funds for the Creative Karachi Festival – Sabeen’s brainchild.

Tickets: Rs. 450/-

Where: T2F, 10-C, Sunset Lane 5, Phase 2 ext., D.H.A

When: 9th April

Timings: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/578830705616448/

Berthe Morisot- Film Screening

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The Alliance Français Ciné Club is screening Caroline Champetier’s Berthe Morisot as part of it’s “Biographies of Great Female Artists” series. The film is set in 1865. At 25, Berthe Morisot dreams of living from her painting, never get married, and always stay with her sister Edma. Her meeting with Manet will change her thinking and question her relationship to painting and the world. This woman will become the first professional painter and the first Impressionist.

Where: Conference hall, Alliance Français de Karachi, Plot/St-1, Block 8, Kehkashan, Clifton

When: 12th April

Timing: 6:30 p.m.

Website: http://www.afkarachi.com/spip.php?article712

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