What’s On in Karachi – 26th Feb – 5th March 2015

Nothing welcomes spring in Karachi better than flowers and clothing exhibitions! Embrace the changing of season by visiting the botanical garden at Seaview this week followed by a line of pret collection exhibitions. For all the car lovers out there, Frere Hall is the place to be this Sunday to see more than a hundred vintage classic cars.
Karachista guide to Karachi
What’s On in Karachi – 26th Feb – 5th March 2015


Flowers, Cars and Spring

Pakistan Annual Flower Show
Annual Pakistan Flower Show
Annual Pakistan Flower Show at Seaview
The Annual Pakistan Flower Show is held at Sea View Park, Karachi by the Horticultural Society of Pakistan in collaboration with DHA and Cantonment Board Clifton. This magnificent show is organised in the spring season with the display of wonderful variety of plants and flowers, garden decorations, and various artistic installations. The Annual Pakistan Flower Show was established in 1948 and held every year in February. There is an exotic flowers competition which is participated by a large number of individuals, organisations, amateurs and professionals in various categories. The Annual Pakistan Flower Show attracts tremendous amount of visitors from whole of the country for the heavenly floral pants. The main purpose is to promote the idea of clean and green environment in Karachi and create the awareness for the affection of plants. Visit the colourful Pakistan Annual Flower Show at Sea View Park, adjacent Mc Donald’s, D.H.A, Karachi
Date: Thursday 26th February 2015
Time: All day
At: Seaview
12th Annual Vintage Car Show
12th Annual Vintage Car Show
12th Annual Vintage Car Show at Frere Hall this Sunday
VCCCP will be holding it’s 12th Annual Car Show at the Frere Hall on 1st March 2015 from 11 am to 10 pm. Over 100 Vintage cars will be on display with classic music from the 70s and a variety of food stalls. Plenty of giveaways for quiz winners. various prizes for participants like oldest car, oldest participant, most original car, best restored car, most unique car etc.
Date: Sunday 1st March 2015
Time: 11:00am to 10:00pm
At: Frere Hall
Youth Festival 2015
Youth Festival 2015
Youth Festival 2015
Register in the Youth Festival 2015 to showcase your talent. Whether it’s singing, dancing, acting or painting – test your skills in the biggest talent show in Karachi and get a chance to win prize money!
Age Limit 15-29 years. Contact 021-35840462-4.
Visit https://www.facebook.com/imkhiyouthfestival
Date: Sunday 1st March 2015
At: Arts Council of Pakistan
Basant & Spring Gala 2015
basant and spring gala
Basant & Spring Gala
Bells n Bells brings you a mega event in collaboration with Defence Authority Country & Golf Club to celebrate the season of Spring along with the magnificent festival of Basant on the 1st March 2015.
“Basant & Spring Gala 2015” is open and available to all participants. We are welcoming all attractions/small businesses ranging from Designers, Jewellery, Handbags, Bakers and Confectioners, Hair, Nail-Art and Beauticians, Cosmetics, Perfume, Arts and Activity, Leather Goods, Wedding Accessories, Bedsheet Linen, Carpet and Furniture, Food Stalls and much more!
Date: Sunday 1st March 2015
Time: 11:00am to 11:00pm
At: Defence Authority Country & Golf Club

Screenings & Sales

The Ground Beneath Their Feet Karachi Screening

The ground beneath their feet screening
Documentary screening
After a successful world premiere at IDFA, and a friends and family screening at Cal State Long Beach, it seems only right that The Ground Beneath Their Feet gets a screening in its country of origin!
‘I’m so excited to finally share the film with everyone in Pakistan and very appreciative of Alliance française de Karachi for offering to host the event’ – Nausheen Dadaboy
Please share away, and help us get a good turnout for March 4th!
Date: Wednesday 4th March 2015
Time: 8:00pm
At: Alliance Francaise
For more info on the film checkout out our FB page or our websitewww.thegroundbeneaththeirfeet.com.
Firefly Spring Clearance Sale
firefly spring clearance sale
Save upto 60% off on your favourite items at the Firefly Spring Clearance Sale!
Date:Friday 27th February 2015
Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm
At: 33/2, Khayaban-e-Bahria


Clothing Exhibitions

Pinar Exhibition by Nida Ali
A fantastic mix of tasteful designs, unique embroideries and radiant colors, this superlative offering is sure to add an extra something to your day. Nida ali presenting a really juicy color inspirational collection, which is a sign of innovation and the latest trends. It’s give you the spring-summer cyclic attires which are modish and contemporary.
pinark fashion exhibition
Pinar Exhibition by Nida Ali

Date: Thursday 25th – Friday 26th February 2015
Time: 11:00am to 5:00pm
At: 34/2, 32nd Street Khayaban-e-Bahria, Phase 5, Near Saba Avenue

Spring Fling by Fatima Tahir
spring fling fashion exhibiiton

Showcasing Luxury Pret and Formal Wear

Date: Friday 27th February 2015
Time: 11:00am to 7:00pm
At: Phase 2, DHA
Contact: 0323-2960589

Samia Ahmed’s Spring/Summer 2015 Luxury Pret Collection
Trendy formals and cool casuals for the sunny days. Adorned with signature trademark embroideries and block prints in invigorating colors and hand embellishments.
samia ahmed spring summer luxury pret collection
Samia Ahmed Luxury Pret Collection
samia ahmed luxury pret collection 2015
Samia Ahmed Luxury Pret Collection
Date: Saturday 28th February 2015
Time: 11:00am to 4:30pm
At: Samia Ahmed Studio, 30-C/1, 24th Commercial Street, Phase 2 Extension DHA
REMA Exhibition

Rema Qureshi exhibition
Rema Qureshi brings her line ‘Rema’ to Karachi this Saturday

An exclusive exhibition of REMA’s luxury handbags, jewellery and apparel

Date: Saturday 28th February 2015
Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm
At: 12A/1, 3rd Gizri Street, Phase IV, DHA

‘A Vintage Tale’ by Sana Abbas Spring/Summer Exhibition 

sana abbas fashion exhibition
Sana Abbas ‘A Vintage Tale’
Sana Abbas presents ‘A Vintage Tale’
Sana Abbas’s S/S ’15 Collection features a chic combination of exquisite hand block prints infused with intricate embroideries on a very refreshing colour palette.
Date: Saturday 28th February 2015
Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm
At: Phase 5, Defence
Contact 0321-8233838 for directions.
Blocked Spring 2015 Exhibition
Afsheen Numair invites you to an exhibition of the Blocked Spring 2015 Collection on Saturday, 7th of March in Karachi. With new, fun and bold hand block printed Ready to Wear and unstitched pieces, this collection will include new blocks, our beautiful Kingri and Rilli pieces with block printing details and the new full length Kingri jackets are not to be missed!
Blocked Spring Collection 2015 exhibition coming up next week

On popular demand, there will be a new Blocked for Kids collection for your little girls and boys too. Remember, these go fast, so if you’re looking for a unique hand block printed outfit for your little one, arrive on time. We always have lots of moms looking for a ‘matching’ block printed outfit for their little girls, and the best way to ensure you find a ‘set’ is to show up early!

Timing: Officially starts at 9am, but going by past experience, we have finally given up, and are going to allow people to come as early as they like! Just note, the exhibition ends at 5pm.
Date: 7th March 2015
Time: 8am to 5pm
At: 184, 20th Street, Khayaban-e-Roomi, Phase 8, DHA
Summer Casuals by Natasha Durrani
fashion exhibition by natasha durrani
Light and breezy summer casuals including tunic tops, kurtas and cigarette pants.
Price range Rs.2000-4000.
Only for ladies!
Date: 7th March 2015
Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm
At: Naval Housing Scheme

Movies on this week in Karachi

Indian movie Ab Tak Chhappan 2
Now showing: Ab Tak Chhappan 2
Ab Tak Chappan 2
Cast: Nana Patikar, Vikram Ghokle
Synopsis: Saadhu Aagashe is back and taking the count beyond chappan with Ab Tak Chappan 2. The sequel of the much applauded film has the Home Minister Janardhan Jagirdar along with Chief Minister Anna Saheb pledging to eradicate the menace caused by underworld don Rawale who is operating from Bangkok and don Rauf Lala who is operating from Mumbai. Knowing that the `Gandhian` approach won`t tackle the problem, the Encounter Squad is back to bring justice. A reluctant Saadhu, due to his son`s insistence, agrees to join forces and do what he does best, remove the pests of the society for good, no pun intended. But will an encounter squad with a clean slate manage to eradicate the menace? At what price would peace be got? Will peace ever come?
Genre: Romance, Drama
kindsman the secret service colin firth
Now showing: Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Cast: Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton
Synopsis: A veteran secret agent takes a young upstart under his wing.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure
Rating: R

jupiter ascending movie channing tatum mila kunis
Now showing: Jupiter Ascending (3D)

Jupiter Ascending (3D)

Cast: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis
Synopsis: In a bright and colorful future, a young destitute caretaker gets targeted by the ruthless son of a powerful family who lives on a planet in need of a new heir, so she travels with a genetically engineered warrior to the planet in order to stop his tyrant reign.
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Rating: PG-13

project almanac movie
Now showing: Project Almanac

Project Almanac

Cast: Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Virginia Gardner
Synopsis: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating: PG-13

indian movie badlapur
Now showing: Badlapur


Cast: Varun Dhawan, Yami Gautam, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi
Synopsis: Badlapur is a crime dark drama with an interesting game of taking action and responsibility, of being able to — and not being able to — forgive and make sacrifices.The film delivers top-notch thriller, which gives a little imagination of how a happy man’s life changes into an unstable emotional state, and the twist becomes the part of formula.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

movie paddington
Now showing: Paddington


Cast: Hugh Bonneville , Sally Hawkins , Julie Walters , Jim Broadbent
Synopsis: From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (“Harry Potter”), “Paddington” tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realise that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says “Please look after this bear. Thank you,” and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Rating: PG

movie transformers 4 mark wahlberg
Now showing: Transformers 4

Transformers 4

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor
Synopsis: A mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down Autobots and Decepticons – and a paranoid government official – on them.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Rating: PG-13

the spongebob movie
Now showing: The Spongebob Movi

The Spongebob

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Clancy Brown, Slash
Synopsis: SpongeBob goes on a quest to discover a stolen recipe that takes him to our dimension, our world, where he tangles with a pirate.
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Rating: PG

movie roy arjun rampal ranbir kapoor
Now showing: Roy


Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Arjun Rampal
Synopsis: A love triangle revolving around the lives of a filmmaker, a thief and their mutual love interest.
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
movie Big Hero 6
Now showing: Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6

Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung
Synopsis: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Rating: PG

PK amir khan anushka sharma
Now showing: PK


Cast: Amir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani,
Synopsis: The film will be a satire on Hindu gods and godsmen.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Rating: PG-13
movie penguins of madagascar
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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