What’s On in Karachi 24th October to 30th October 2019

House of Ayka is unveiling, “Journey of the Lotus” at their final exhibition. Drape yourselves in their chic casuals and semi-formals. Aliya Navaid is also exhibiting her formal wear and silk festive shawls this weekend. Get yourself in check this wedding season – better yet, get everything sorted out under one roof at A Shopping Affair.  Lots of Halloween themed parties and festivities for the kids and adults, alike. Enjoy the party thrown by LALS or listen to spooky stories at The Story – better yet, have a who-can-finish-this-ice-cream-the-quickest competition, courtesy of Scream, at their outlet in Phase VII. Prepare your kids for a multilingual world by enrolling them at Alliance Francais de Karachi for French classes – interactive and fun while teaching them a whole new language. An eventful week ahead. Happy Halloween!

House of Ayka

House of Ayka invites you to their final exhibition, “Journey of the Lotus”, featuring gorgeous casuals, semi-formals and luxury scarves.

Dates: 25th – 26th October 2019

Time: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Venue: 108, 16th Street, Khy-e-Muhafiz, Phase VI, DHA

Aliya Navaid’s clothing line

We would like to invite you to our exhibition of formal wear and silk festive shawls on October 26th,Sat from 12 to 8 pm at Aliya Navaid’s clothing line. Our jamavar and pure silk shawls coming soon for the upcoming wedding season.

Date: 26th October 2019

Time: 12 PM – 8 PM

Venue: 65-B, Khy-e-Ittehad, Phase VI, DHA

A Shopping Affair for Weddings

Your one stop bridal solution! Get yourself in check this wedding season – better yet, get everything sorted out under one roof.

Date: 24th October 2019

Time: 1 PM – 6 PM

Venue: 1/11, corner of Popular Avenue and Khy-e-Muhafiz, Phase VI, DHA

Zairah by Aimann

Join us as we showcase our hand block printed Fall/Festive Collection 2019 this Saturday! For more information, contact: 03342228849

Date: 26th October 2019

Time: 10:30 AM – 6 PM

Venue: 2/3, main Khy-e-Mujahhid, off 3rd Street, Phase V, DHA

Horror Storytelling Night

An Ode to Spooky October – On the last of Autumn, as the dusk has fallen. Calling out all witches and goblins! Join us as we collaborate with The Jungle to present this year’s spookiest horror storytelling Night. ?

Limited slots available! For Tickets and Bookings: https://ticketwala.pk/event-detail/Horror-Story-Telling-Nights
35243132 /3, 0300-8177335

Date: 24th October 2019

Time: 8:30 PM – 11 PM

Venue: The Story

Lals Halloween Party 19′

LALS Halloween Trick or Treat party is back again! ???

Join us for an amazing time at our annual Halloween Costume party on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 3pm to 6pm at Lals Dolmen Mall Clifton.

Fun Activities, Games, Face Painting, Trick or Treat Trail, Costume Contest and lots and lots of FREE candy!??

?For kids between 2 – 10 years old.
?Free Admission
?Activities will be charged.

Date: 25th October 2019

Time: 3 PM – 6 PM

Venue: LALS, Dolmen Mall, Clifton

Philosophy Circle: Awami Falsafa with Danial Riaz

Should schools give a preference in admission to applicants from low socioeconomic backgrounds?

In the field of ‘distributive justice’ in public philosophy we ask a very essential question which has crossed the minds of almost all of us in various phases of life: who deserves what and why?
This talk offers a philosophically charged analytical approach towards the distribution of admission rights to applicants coming from different socio-economic backgrounds. The three key philosophical approaches taken for this talk would be of:

Bentham: For him, the best action would be one that maximizes total utility. It didn’t matter how those outcomes are achieved, so long as they were achieved. His view though often criticized by many for being too ‘narrow minded,’ does offer us to have a standard yardstick of measure and be objective in our comparisons.

Kant: For him, even though great outcomes could be achieved, those outcomes would be insignificant if they involved the violation of these ‘rights.’ Most of our contemporary discussion on human rights stems from Kant’s work.

Aristotle: He had a ‘teleological’ approach towards distributive justice where moral desert was established by the ‘telos’ or ‘the purpose’ of the good being distributed. Understanding the purpose of the good and bringing that into discussion will help us in both; shaping our objectives and establishing underlying rights.

Date: Thursday, 24th October 2019

Time: 07:30 PM – 08:30 PM

Venue: Faraar Gallery, The Second Floor (T2F)
Entry: Rs. 100/- (Available at Venue)

French Classes for Kids

Prepare your kids for a multilingual world.

Our French classes for young learners welcome juniors (7 to 10 year olds) and adolescents (11 to 14 year olds) in a lively and immersive language learning environment.

The next batch of French classes for kids starts on Saturday, 5 October 2019. Please register by 3 October.

Class start date: Saturday, 5 October 2019
Timings: Wednesdays 4 to 5:30 PM and Saturdays 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Structure: 3.5 hours every week, twice a week for 12 weeks for a total of 42 hours of learning

ADOLESCENTS: AGES 11 TO 14
Sessions: A1 and A2
Schedule: Twice a week, Wednesday 4 to 5:30 PM and Saturday 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Fees per session: Rs 9,500 for 21 hours (6 weeks), plus annual AFK membership fees of Rs. 2,000 per child
Course materials: The Club @dos Package costs Rs. 3,500 (Complete Level) and includes 1 book, 1 textbook and 2 CDs for the full Junior A1 or A2.

JUNIORS: AGES 7 TO 10
Sessions: A1a and A1b
Schedule: Twice a week, Wednesday 4 to 5:30 PM and Saturday 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Fees per session: Rs 9,500 for 21 hours (6 weeks), plus annual AFK membership fees of Rs. 2,000 per child
Course materials: The Zoom Pas à pas Package costs Rs. 2,850 and includes exercise & activity book and 1 CD for Zoom courses.

For more information, call us on (021) 35873402 or email [email protected]. Registrations and payments must be made in person at our reception

We are open Monday to Saturday from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Hope to see you soon at AFK!

Class start date: Saturday, 5 October 2019

Timings: Wednesdays 4 to 5:30 PM and Saturdays 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Venue: Alliance Francaise de Karachi

English Literature In The Digital Era

Muneeza Shamsie is a Pakistani writer, critic, literary journalist, bibliographer and editor. She is author of a literary history Hybrid Tapestries: The Development of Pakistani English Literature (Oxford University Press) and is the Bibliographic Representative of The Journal of Commonwealth Literature.
Shamsie is a regular contributor to the Dawn newspaper, as well as the Herald and Newsline magazines mostly on literary affairs; and also for the online Literary Encyclopedia.
She is on the International Advisory Board of Journal of Postcolonial Writing and has guest edited two of its Special Issue Volume 47 Issue 2, 2011: Beyond Geography: Literature, Politics and Violence in Pakistan; and Volume 52 Issue 2, 2016: Al-Andalus.
She is on the Advisory Committee of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and served as a 2013 jury member. From 2009-2011 she served as regional chair (Eurasia) for The Commonwealth Writers Prize.
She is editor of three pioneering anthologies of Pakistani English literature, of which the US edition of And the World Changed Contemporary Stories by Pakistani Women received the Gold IPPY award and the Bronze Foreword Award in the United States.

Date: 26th October 2019

Time: 5 PM – 7 PM

Venue: Esquires Coffee, ZamZama

Ladies Club Presents: All Ladies Rhythm Workshop and Open Jam

Join us at T2F for an All Ladies Rhythm Workshop and Open Jam exclusive to women!

The Ladies Club Rhythm Workshop is a step forward for women to understand movement, pulse and tempo. There will be some basic exercises including mind and hand coordination, body movement, basic skill of handling percussions and hands on learning of two Middle Eastern rhythms. The outcome of this workshop will be to develop a sense of rhythm and to make music accessible to the masses; it will encourage confidence building and generate a sense of achievement. It will also create oneness and sisterhood.

The Open Jam will be a fun way to conclude the workshop. There will be a couple of performances by female artists to create an atmosphere of encouragement for the participants. Then the floor will be opened for all the ladies to perform and interact through music in a friendly and supportive environment.

About Ladies Club:
The Ladies club is an initiative to give a platform for women with various creative interests to come together and connect with a purpose of making art reachable for women. It’s an attempt to create an open and inclusive space for discovery and discourse. It is an organic approach to involve a diverse community of women.
The Ladies club aims to create a space to motivate women to unite and support each other through teaching ideas of expanding horizons, inspiring growth and confidence.

Date: Sunday, 27th October 2019

Time: 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Venue: Faraar Gallery, T2F
Entry: Rs. 300/- (Available at Venue)

Scream ICE CREAM eating competition

Please NOTE: There are two competitions. One is for kids aged 9-14
and the other is for adults 15 and onwards.

FOR ADULTS
Listen up y’all! We have some exciting news for you!!! Scream is hosting an ice cream eating competition on the 27th of October, 5:00 PM.
The catch? Eat five scoops of ice cream first amongst 18 contestants!
The prize? RS.15,000 CASH!!!!! And a month’s supply of FREE ICE CREAM!!! Don’t miss the opportunity to get a sweet prize and sweeter treat! Fill out the registration form at our store to sign up!!! Registration fee for adults is Rs.500 only!!!

FOR KIDS
Don’t worry kids!!! We didn’t forget you! Scream is also hosting a competition for y’all in collaboration with Bachaa Party !! 18 contestants will finish 3 scoops of icecream in the least possible time. Winner gets a gift card from bachaa party worth RS.5000 and a month’s supply of FREE ICE CREAM from us!!! ?
When: 27th October, 2019
Where: Our store!
Time: 5:00 PM
Don’t miss this sweeeet oportunity!!! ? Register at our store now for Rs.250 only!

How to register:
Show up to our store in phase 7, ask for the form, fill the form and pay the registration fee according to your AGE!

Date: 27th October, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – onwards

Venue: Scream, Phase VII, DHA

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