What’s On in Karachi – 20th – 26th November 2014

Karachista's Guide to Karachi
What’s on in Karachi – 20th – 26th Nov 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 Qawwali Night, the Creative Karachi Festival arranged by T2F and the movie sequel in the Hunger Games series hitting cinemas this weekend! Also, The Second International Conference on Karachi 2014 offers an unparalleled opportunity for discourse on our city.

Live Music, Theatre and Festivals in Karachi this week

Munn Kunto Maula Music Night

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Qawwali Night at Base Rock Cafe

Enjoy a night of music dedicated in the name of Hazrat Ameer Khusro at Base Rock Café this weekend.

Date: Saturday, 22nd November 2014
Time: 7:30 pm onwards
Venue: Base Rock Café
Tickets: Rs. 500

Theatre Play ‘Kirchi Kirchi Karachi’ at The Arts Council Pakistan

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Theatre play: Kirchi Kirchi Karachi

‘Kirchi Kirchi Karachi’
A theatre play written and directed by Anwer Jafri
Performance of a play by Sheema Kirmani

Date: Friday, 21st November 2014
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30 pm

Creative Karachi Festival

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Creative Karachi Festival

The upcoming Creative Karachi Festival hosted by T2F at Alliance Française aims to celebrate the talent and spirit of Karachi’s creative community. The weekend programme features music performances, qavvali, dramatic readings, art, photography, design, crafts, dance, stargazing, and a host of interactive activities.

Dates: Saturday, 29th and Sunday, 30th November 2014
Time: 12:00 noon to 10:00pm
Venue: Alliance Française de Karachi
Entry: Rs. 300 per day

The Second International Conference on Karachi

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The Second International Conference on Karachi 2014

The Karachi Conference 2014 provides a forum for many scholars, activists, community organisers and artists to document their present and emerging research on the city. The Conference will continue to develop the critical discourses initiated by its predecessor and bring together multi-disciplinary research and development projects from both within and outside of Pakistan, for a well-documented and publicised exchange of ideas at a single, non-aligned forum.

Date: Friday, 21st November – Sunday, 23rd November 2014
Time: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Venue: The Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi
Tickets available
Visit www.karachiconference.com for more details

Art Exhibitions, Language and Fitness Programmes in Karachi this week

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Ajmal Husain Exhibition

A Retrospective Exhibition of Ajmal Husain’s Work

Alliance Française de Karachi would like to pay tribute to this talented painter who lived in Paris for many years.
His biography will be launched by Mrs. Marjorie Husain in the presence of his daughter Mrs. Samira Husain-Friggeri.

Date: Thursday, 20th November till 30th November 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: Afk, Art Gallery

French Language Winter Camp 2014 at Alliance Française

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French Language Winter Camp 2014

Join the French Winter Camp at Alliance Française Karachi to learn a complete level of French in 4 weeks!

Date: 24th November to 21st December 2014

Registration is open

Fitness 360 Demo Class

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Fitness 360 is conducting a demonstration class for all those who are interested in understanding how their five-day-a-week 35 day fitness programme works. The regimen debuts in Karachi on the 24th of November 2014.

Demo class
Date: Thursday, 20th November 2014
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: Alliance Française Karachi
For more information contact 0302-8238554

Movies showing in Karachi this week

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Now showing: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth,
Synopsis: When Katniss destorys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destoryed. 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 shwowing: 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

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Now showing: Ouija


Cast: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff

Synopsis: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.

Genre: Horror

Rating: PG-13

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Now showing: Titoo MBA

Titoo MBA

Cast: Nishant Dahiya, Pragya Jaiswal, Abhishek Kumar

Synopsis: Titoo is an ambitious Chandigarh boy who dreams of becoming a big businessman. However, fate doesnt favor Titoo and he faces heavy losses in business.

Genre: Romance, Comedy

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Now showing: Kill Dil

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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Now showing: Happy New Year
Happy New Year
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan
Synopsis: ‘Happy New Year’ is the ultimate underdog story where a team of ‘losers’, win the love of millions in their quest to pull off the biggest diamond heist ever!!
Genre: Comedy
Rating: U
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Now showing: Dracula Untold

Dracula Untold

Cast: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon
Synopsis: As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own kingdom in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom.
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Rating: PG-13
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Now showing: John Wick

John Wick
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen
Synopsis: An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Rating: R
The Shaukeens
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Now showing: The Shaukeens
Cast: Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Anupam Kher, Akshay Kumar
Synopsis: “The Shaukeens” is a remake of the 1982 released cult-classic comedy film “Shaukeen”. The latest film, much like the original movie, tells the story of three lecherous old men who wants to spice up their old age.
Genre: Comedy
Fashion: Sales & Exhibitions in Karachi this week

Karachi Bridal Jewellery Exhibition 
Zaheen Kamran brings her latest bridal and semi-formal fine silver jewellery collection to Karachi with amazing discounts and gift vouches. Spread the word!

Date: Friday, 21st November to Saturday, 22nd November 2014
Time: 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: Fashion Pakistan Lounge, Dolmen Mall, Clifton

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Zaheen Kamran Jewellery Exbition

Sana Safinaz launch their Winter Shawl Collection at all their stores on the 24th of November 2014. The collection will also be available online on their e-store.

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Sana Safinaz Winter Shawl Collection 2014
Outhouse Jewellery is being introduced in Pakistan by Sana Hafeez Sheikh. The launch of their debut exhibition is scheduled for the 29th of November at Artscene Gallery Karachi.
Outhouse Jewellery launches in Karachi. Pakistan

Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna‘s Autumn/Winter 2014 collection is now exclusively available in Pakistan at Ensemble Karachi.

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Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna A/W 2014 Collection
Ayesha Somaya are having at winter exhibition featuring basics for winter.

At: Ayesha Somaya Studio, 13-C, 1st Sunset Commercial Street, Phase 4, DHA, Karachi
On: November 26th 2014
From 12 noon to 8 p.m.

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