What’s On in Karachi – 12th – 18th December 2014

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What’s On in Karachi – 12th -18th December 2014
What’s on in Karachi this week. Whether you’re looking for Movies, Live Entertainment, Art or Shopping Exhibitions, scroll down for the best of what Karachi has to offer this week.

Highlights include the a Hip Hop Beatbox Festival Night, Layla Chatoor’s new pret collection and Laila Shahzada’s art exhibition!

Winter Musical nights in Karachi this week

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Amjad Sabri Sufi Night

Amjad Sabri Sufi Night

Date: 14th Sunday December 2014
Time: 8:30 pm to 12:00am
Venue: The Royal Rodale, TC-V, 34th Street, Khayaban-e-Sehr,  Phase V Extension, DHA
For passes contact Saad Bachani at 0333 2649224.

Rushk Live in Concert
Date: 14th Sunday December 2014
Time: 9:00 pm to 11:45 pm
Venue: DA Marina Club
Ticket price is Rs 500. Entry for children under 12 years is free.
Tickets are available at Marina Club, Golf Club and Creek Club.

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Rushk Live in Concert

Hip Hop Festival Beatbox Night

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Hip Hop Beatbox Festival

Alliance française and Goether Institut take pleasure in presenting the first Internation HIP-HOP Festival, second session
REWIN & K.I.M (French Beatboxers) will perform with Pakistani Artists for this ‘Beatbox Night’

Date: 18th December 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Alliance française

Art Exhibitions in Karachi this week

Details by Hasnain Ali

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Details by Hasnain Ali
Date: 9th – 20th December 2014
Gallery timings: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Venue: Art Chowk The Gallery, Suite # 102, 1st floor, Clifton Centre, Schon Circle Block 5, Clifton
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Details at Art Chowk Gallery

Laila Shahzada Retrospective

Date: 10th – 30th December 2014
Time: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Venue: Unicorn Gallery, D116/1A, Block 4, Clifton

Fashion: Sales & Exhibitions in Karachi this week 

Layla Chatoor’s 2015 Luxury Pret Collection

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Layla Chatoor Luxury Pret 2015

Pick up something for all those lunches, dholkis and milaads that somehow crop up every year. As well as capes and fusion outfits, Layla has plenty of her Eastern pret. Elegant and intricate, it’s perfect for the coming season. More pics here

When:      Monday 15th December
Where:     House No. 14, Street 5, Khayaban E
Muhafiz, Defence Phase 6, Karachi
Time:       12 pm – 2pm

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Samia & Azmay Shahzada Winter Sale 50% off on all flats!
Dolmen Mall Clifton, Forum, Dolmen Tariq Road.

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Block Seven Winter Exhibit

Block Seven Autumn Winter Exhibit 2014

It’s that awesome time of the year again where Block Seven brings you some amazing winter wear for amazing prices!

Date: 12th Friday-14th Sunday December 2014
Time: 12pm to 8pm
Venue: Ellémint PRÊT, 10th Street, Khayaban-e-Shamsheer, Phase V, DHA

Sanam Chaudhri End of Season and Sample Sale

Date: 13th Saturday December 2014
Time: 11am to 5pm
Venue: 12/1, 24th Street, Khayaban-e-Tanzeem, Phase V, DHA

Hina Mirza Winter 2014 Exhibition 

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Hina Mirza Winter 2014 Exbition

Our new season embroidered and sequins tunics use sleek silhouettes, with a range of casual tunics using oversized silhouettes for an easy, multi-wear look.

Date: 16th Tuesday December 2014
Time: 10:30am to 5:30pm
Price Range: Rs.1800- Rs.6500
Pashmina wraps Rs.1200
Casual Tunics Rs.1800- Rs.2800
Semi-formal tunics Rs.3000 – Rs. 6500
Pants Rs.1500 – Rs.2500
For further details visit: www.hinamirza.com, or email at [email protected].

Movies showing in Karachi this week

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Now showing: Penguins of Madagascar

Penguins of Madagascar

Cast: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights

Synopsis: Super spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organisation, The North Wind. Led by handsome and husky Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then…you know). Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, from destroying the world as we know it.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rating: PG

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Now showing: The Purge: Anarchy

The Purge Anarchy

Cast: Frank Gillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford
Synopsis: The sequel will once again centre on the futuristic annual purge, a 12-hour period where all crime is legalised. It takes place in the city where there are no security systems. Three groups of people are trying to survive the Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in the Purge try to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Rating: R

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Now showing: Dumb and Dumber To

Dumb and Dumber To

Cast: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels

Synopsis: Twenty years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry’s newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption.

Genre: Comedy

Rating: PG 13

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Now showing: Action Jackson

Action Jackson 
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Yami Gautam
Synopsis: Action Jackson is an upcoming Indian action comedy film directed by Prabhudeva.
Genre: Romance, Action
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Now showing: Ungli


Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut, Sanjay Dutt

Synopsis: A gang of friends decide to take justice into their own hands.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
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Now showing: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Synopsis: When Katniss destroys the game, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta from the Capitol.
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Rating: PG 13
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Now showing: Happy Ending

Happy Ending

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Govinda, Kalki Kochlin, Ileana D’cruz

Synopsis: Yudi (Saif Ali Khan) is a writer who hasn’t written anythinf for a few years. He is caught between finding inspiration and finding love. Armaan (Govinda), a fading movie star, goes to Hollywood to get a Bollywood script written in Hollywood style in his desperate attempt to save his stardom. He approaches Yudi to write the film for him.

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Kill Dil

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Now showing: Kill Dil
Cast: Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra, Ali Zafar, Govinda
Synopsis: Once upon a time in North India, two killers Dev and Tutu roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji gave them shelter and nurtured them to kill. All is normal in their lives until destiny throws free spirited Disha into the mix. What follows is a game of defiance, deception and love.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance

Rating: U
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Now showing: Interstellar
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway
Synopsis: A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to find a potentially habitable planet that will sustain humanity.
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi          Rating: PG-13


Na Maloom Afraad
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Now showing: Na Maloon Afraad


Cast: Javed Sheikh, Fahad Mustafa, Mohsin Abbas Haider, Urwa Hocain
Synopsis: Na Maloom Afraad is a story of three reckless poor struggling souls, running after their individual ambitions and desires, brought together by one incident which makes their not so simple life into a thrilling roller coaster ride of numerous ironic twist & turns. The three characters run around in the chaotic city of Karachi bringing out the craziest plan to save their love and lives.
Genre: Comedy, Thriller

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