We’re in the second month of 2019 ALREADY! Can you believe it…we can’t either… Kicking off the month (quite literally), Pink Riders is offering exclusively female bike driving classes – hopefully, we’ll see more female bike riders in Karachi. Shamaeel Ansari is exhibiting her latest RTW collection while the Alliance Francaise is hosting the global Night of Ideas for the first time in Karachi. Tag.S by Saman Naveed is exhibiting their new collection so make sure you check them out for casual and semi-formals under one roof. Targeting Western and hybrid wear, JACK by Meher Jaffri is having a pop-up at Neco’s, showcasing casuals, formals and graphic tees (you can never have too many graphic tees). Eatistan will also be a fun festival with food and all the works, including music; what’s more is that the proceeds collected will go towards funding Diamer Bhasha Dam – eating food has never been so important! If Nutella doesn’t tickle your fancy (are you even human???) then the Nutella Hi-Tea at Marco Polo will be sure to change your opinion. Welcome to the dark side. We have Nutella. And as always, to digest the food and overcome the guilt of buying too many clothes, Karachi is offering two comedy shows: The Ghanta Show and The Bachelor Party.

Shamaeel Ansari’s Luxury Ready To Wear Collection

” FASHION IS ART AND YOU ARE THE CANVAS”

Shamaeel luxury ready to wear collection opens 26th January 2019.

An imaginative collection paying tribute to the heritage of art, artists and culture as our pallet of beauty celebrating classic vogue.
Our designers work can be seen graphic in nature and non traditional then other ensembles of the season. The eccentric medley of colours in the art of Gustav Klimt, the acrylics of Indochine, the ornamental tapestry of vintage cultures, all are curated together to bring a mindful yet whimsical blend. This quirky unconventional collection is sure to acclimatize the beauty in you this season from The House of Shamaeel.

Where we believe
Mindful… arte… yet whimsical blend

Ready to Wear Luxury Collection
Dates: 26th Jan-2nd Feb.
Timing: Noon till 6pm
Venue: at House Of Shamaeel F 15 Block 4 Clifton Karachi.
For queries contact: +923327293185.

Book an appointment, by contacting our team via Call/WhatsApp on +923008261123 for your order placement or if you may have any other query. Accepting international orders too.

Tag.S Exhibition

Be there if you want to grab some limited editions of casual and semi-formal wears!

Expect fine stitching, cuts and perfect sizes with slaying looks!

Date: 1st – 2nd February 2019

Timings: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Prince Jewellers and Diamond Arena, Block 9, Clifton, Karachi

Night of Ideas: Facing the Present

Every year, on the last Thursday in January, cities around the world celebrate the Night of Ideas (La Nuit des Idées), bringing together prominent French and international thinkers to debate the major challenges of our time. The event celebrates freedom of ideas, thinking, expression and knowledge by offering—all in one dynamic evening—conferences, seminars, forums and round tables, screenings and artistic performances inspired by a common theme which each venue is free to interpret in its own way.

For the first time ever, Pakistan is participating in the Night of Ideas to be held at the Alliance française de Karachi on 31 January 2019, simultaneously with similar La Nuit des Idées events in cities around the world. The theme is “Facing the Present”. Guests from diverse backgrounds—intellectuals, researchers, artists, performers, filmmakers—will gather to discuss the theme from Paris to Karachi and beyond. The event will be free and open to all.

Date: 31 January 2019
Time: 6:30-10 PM
Venue: Alliance Française de Karachi
Entry: Free entry, open to all

Creative Learning Workshop

Let your child explore the fun and practical side of education in a 2-day workshop which aims to provide your child with essential skills using different techniques and activities that will make them ‘think creatively.’
Their workshop will challenge your child’s intellect and help them compete in the 21st century!

Date: 2nd February 2019

Timings: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: The Nest i/o, 3rd floor, Citi View Towers, Bahadurabad, Karachi
Price: RS. 750
Age: 6-12 years

Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/NJARhlBMXgBpowDJ3
They will only be accommodating first 15 students so hurry up!

Return of Dirty Comedy: The Bachelor Party

Comedy underground presents The Return of Dirty Comedy: The Bachelor Party with Shehzad Ghias Shaikh, Akbar Chaudry, Natalia Gul Jilani Baghdadi and Umer Farooqi.

As usual Comedy Underground will have all your favourite comics completely uncensored. Needless to say, the show is not for the easily offended.

Date: 1st February 2019

Timings: 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Venue: Thotspot, 1C, Street 7A, Badar Commercial, Phase 6, DHA, Karachi

Bollywood Nights

Live musical nights at the amazing roof top of Koyla Restaurant!
This week is mix Bollywood as well as famous mix of Jagjit Sahab!
Visit for an amazing dinner with friends & family.

Date: 1st February 2019

Timings: 9:00 PM – 11:55 PM

Venue: Koyla Chai, Block 2, Clifton, Karachi

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at PC with a buffet dinner & Chinese Dragon Dance performance.

Date: 1st – 2nd February 2019

Timings: 7:30 PM- 11:00 PM

Venue: PC Hotel, Club Road, Karachi

First Fridays Open Mic: February Edition

Join T2F for an open mic night featuring Karachi’s 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, props or whatever else you may need to get perform. Look for their host who will put your name down on the list – spaces are limited, so first come, first served!

Date: 1st February 2019

Time: 06:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Venue: Faraar Gallery, T2F

Entry: Free, donations much appreciated!

Eatistan

EATISTAN is a hybrid food and music festival with a unique objective to raise funds for Diamer Bhasha Dam.

Date: 2nd – 3rd February 2019

Timings: 2:30 PM – 12:30 AM

Venue: Beach Park, Clifton, Karachi

JACK – Pop Up Store at N’ecos

Jack is a western & hybrid clothing line by Meher Jaffri based in Karachi with clothes ranging from casuals to formals to graphic T’s.
Check their line out on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/jackbymeher/

Date: 2nd February 2019

Timings: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Neco’s, 8C, Lane 1, Bukhari Commercial Area, Phase 6, DHA, Karachi

The Ghanta Show 2 : Standup Comedy

Amazing people of Karachi, MAD School brings you The Ghanta Show 2, be prepared for marvelous day of laughs as 5 of the freshest acts are coming together for a stand up comedy show!

1) Usama Khan Ghauri (abhi tak theek nahin hua londay kay sath)
2) Atiya Uthmani (Madam bolo , madam)
3) Aliasgher Kapasi (Ali aur Asgher main space nahin hai)
4) Suleman Asif (Yeh debate karta hai ramzan transmissions main)
5) Kinza Mujeeb ( Yeh achi larki hai)

Date: 2nd February 2019

Timings: 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Venue: MAD School, Zamzama, Karachi

Ticket Price: Rs. 500 (available at the venue)

Age restrictions: 16+ only

Dekho Karachi (City Tour)

KHUSHAMDEED!
Join Super Savari Express on an epic trip to rediscover Karachi – The Paris of the East. Experience the heritage, culture, diversity & a lot more right from the roof of the city’s bedecked minibuses!

Seats are limited Book Now!

Date: 3rd February 2019

Timings: 7:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Super Savari Express, Room 119, Central Hotel Annexe, Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi

2nd Play Date At TWEC

The Wildlife Experience Center is having a very different and big play date party around the town ONCE AGAIN.

Here are few reasons about why you just can’t say NO to their play date.
1. Your child will make some furry friends through having hands on experience with some exotic animals and birds.
2.There’ll be a feeding session too.
3.We will engage them in a Nature Based Craft Because, learning through nature is the best way of learning.
4. An engaging Story telling session.
5. Fifth and the most important they’ll get a chance to have a ride on a cute lil pony.
6. Moms will have an opportunity to meet other moms and exchange some parenting tips.

Age group: 8 Months till 7 Years
Charges: 1500/- includes one kid and one adult.

Date: 3rd February 2019

Timings: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: TWEC, Zeeshan Shaheed Park, Nazimabad Block-1, Karachi

Pakistani Cooking Class

Start your culinary adventure and explore the meaning of ingredients, processes and presentation at Pakistani Cooking Class with Executive Chef Naim.

Date: 3rd February 2019

Timings: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Venue: Avari Towers, Fatima Jinnah Road, Karachi

Ladies Motorbike Training Session

Don’t wait for the change! Be the change!

Date: 3rd February 2019

Timings: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Venue: Pink Riders, Shahnaz Arcade, Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Karachi

AURA Carnival

Step right up for the AURA Carnival 2019! An exciting Sunday of fun and games on 3rd February,2019 at Port Grand, in support of AURA for Cerebral Palsy children. Enjoy the games, food, shopping, fun rides, bumper cars, haunted house, VR games and lots of fun for all ages!
What’s more! You can also participate in the grand RAFFLE and get a chance to win a diamond pendant and many more amazing prizes! So, be there with your family and friends to make this a successful event for the benefit of AURA.
Entry For Children below 2 years is free,
Entry Tickets and Raffle Tickets Available at
Port Grand
AURA Office
Espresso (Khayaban-e-Shahbaz and Tipu Sultan Branch)
Agha’s Supermarket
Decent Stationery (Shahbaz Commercial, Phase 6, DHA)
For stall bookings contact: 03008252638 – 03008277877

Date: 3rd February 2019

Timings: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Port Grand, Karachi

Nutella Hi-Tea

Join PC for hi-tea and enjoy delicious snacks made from Nutella at Marco Polo.
For reservations, please call: 021-111 505 505

Date: 4th February 2019

Timings: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Snuffing Out the Moon: In Conversation With Osama Siddique

Dr. Osama Siddique will talk about and read from his first novel Snuffing Out the Moon and will be in conversation with Ayesha Tammy Haq and Maniza Naqvi.

Date: 4th February 2019

Timings: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Pioneer Book House, Karachi

Commissioner Karachi City Marathon

Details and online registration form available on http://www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

Date: 3rd February 2019

Timings: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Venue: Moin Khan Academy, Khy-e-Shaheen, Phase 8, DHA, Karachi

A one-day, walk-in workshop.

About the workshop:
Dance Mandala is a method of moving meditation that encourages authentic self-expression, cultivating bliss, and stillness. Through free-form movement, music, and gentle guided instruction, participants are exposed to motion that confronts the rigidity and tension of their own bodies.

About the instructor:
Alizeh Valjee holds a BA. in Psychology & Religion from Mount Holyoke College; an Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling from CPPD; is a certified freeform movement meditation facilitator and a certified yoga instructor. Valjee is the co-founder of CareForHealth, Taskeen, and Saaya Health, and also runs her own private practice as a therapist.

Date: 4th February 2019

Timings: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: The Second Floor (T2F)

Entry: Free; it’s your donations that keep them going!

They only have capacity for 30 participants, so please sign up at the door from 6:30 PM. First come, first served.
GATE WILL BE CLOSED AT 7PM SHARP

ERDC Workshop: The Basics of Photography

Attention students! Are you looking for a photography workshop to help hone your skills? ERDC has organised a workshop for you on ‘The Basics of Photography’.

Date: 7th, 9th and 13th February 2019

Timings: 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Venue: ERDC Branch Office, PECHS, Karachi
Follow the link to register yourself: https://goo.gl/grKRFf

Karachi in the 1950s and All That Jazz

A bustling city with trams, cycle rickshaws and people walking to and fro on clean streets lined with beautiful buildings. A gateway to Asia, Karachi was the earliest stopover for many European flights.

With an active nightlife and a flourishing economy, Karachi was the hub of entertainment with numerous clubs, hotels, beaches and cinemas.

Join us as we celebrate the history of our city and reminisce the Karachi of the 1950s in an exhibition featuring the music, cinemas, eateries, and much more from that era!

Starting from Saturday, January 19th, 2019
Tuesday to Sunday 10 am to 10 pm.

Venue: TDF Ghar
Monday closed

Follow google maps for directions
https://goo.gl/maps/qj428upNTVw
For further details please contact on 03018447051

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