What’s On in Karachi – 8th February to 14th February 2019

Kicking things off this week, Blocked is exhibiting their Spring ’19 collection. Head on over for unique, hand block-printed pieces, both stitched and unstitched for casual and semi-formal wear edged with their signature, hand appliquéd kingri for a more put-together look. The Saarc Women’s Enterpreneurs Day exhibition is also this weekend and is a great chance to discover new jewellery and clothes designers working from home, buy chikankari and vegetable-dyed outfits and check out collections from Berhbud and other charities. Date With Paint turns 1 this week so take bae out for a little pre V-day surprise. Speaking of you and bae, we can’t leave the kids out, which is why Sea, The Dolphins is a unique, interactive learning experience for them with activities including fishing, it’s a child’s dream come true.  And the future really is female – be sure to check out the National Women’s Day Celebrations at the Arts Council and Asma Javeri’s I Heart Karachi event for fusion of our city and medicine. As women, united we stand.

Blocked Spring KHI Exhibition

You are invited to an exhibition of a brand new, hand block printed collection of ready to wear and unstitched pieces.
Expect hand block printed stitched and unstitched shirts, 3-piece joras, dupattas and more – many edged with their signature, hand appliquéd kingri for a more formal look.
One day event only.
We are not taking orders booking prior to the exhibition and cannot do advance bookings.
Please note, this event is for women only.

Date: 9th February 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Venue: 184, St 20, Kh e Roomi, Phase 8, DHA, Karachi.

Entrepreneur’s Day by Saarc

The annual entrepreneurs day by Saarc is a great chance to pick up unstitched and stitched outfits, jewellery, home accessories and more. Passes are NOT available at the gate so buy them beforehand from Agha’s.

Date: 9th February 2019

Time: 11 am -n 4 pm

Venue: Marriot Hotel

Comedy Scene: Hot Mic Night

(Curated Stand-up Comedy)
Comedy Scene presents their 8th ‘Hot Mic Night’ on 8th February (Friday), at T2F!
‘Hot Mic’ is a curated stand-up comedy night where aspiring stand-up comics take the stage and share their talent. Some of our talented stand-up comics have already signed up for this event. So do join us for the show and bring your friends.

Entry: Rs.300/-

Date: 8th February 2019

Time: 08:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Venue: Faraar Gallery, T2F

Bhai Bhai – Comedy Play at the Arts Council

A comedy play directed by Faran Tahir is showing this week at the Arts Council. Faran Tahir, Pakistani-American actor , best known for his roles as Raza in Iron Man and Captain Robau in Star Trek, is doing a play at home after 39 years and it’s not to be missed!

Date: 3rd Feb – 10th Feb 2019

Time: 07:30 PM

Venue:   Karachi Arts Council

Sri Lankan Food Festival

Enjoy a buffet dinner consisting of Sri Lankan delicacies along with a Sri Lankan cultural dance performance.

Date: 8th – 10th February 2019

Time: 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Venue: PC Hotel, Club Road, Karachi

Grand Seafood Festival

Grand Seafood Festival, a treat for seafood lovers! Here we bring another event followed with Live Musical Nights. Visit Koyla Chai to feast over multiple flavors of the treasure from sea!

Date: 8th February 2019

Time: 6:00 Pm – 12:00 AM

Venue: Koyla Chai, D-2, Block 2, Clifton, Karachi

Samoondi by Fringe Karachi Repertory

Join us a T2F for a theatrical performance of ‘Samoondi’ directed by Zohair Raza and performed by Islam Khaskheli.

A quasi performance art based on ‘Sur Samoondi’ written by the eminent Sindhi Sufi – Shah Bhittai. Sur Samoondi is a derivative of poorbi raga, which the pristine poet has employed to explain the mission assigned to souls and the diligence required in the vocation of seeking. Employing the allegory of sailing and the vocation of sailors, who have to prepare themselves to face the eventual challenges of gyres, cyclones and high tide, Bhittai has sought to illustrate the arduous path of spiritual enlightenment.

Date: 9th – 10th February 2019

Time: 08:00 PM – 09:00 PM

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

Tere Ishq Nachaya | Shaam e Sufiyana

Witness unique Sufi music and dance group performance by Chahar Durvesh and Farrukh Darbar for the first time in Pakistan.
Vouchers available at Port Grand or online on https://goo.gl/qgCQgM
GOLD TICKET: Rs. 2000 (Only by booking)
SILVER TICKET: Rs. 500 (Only by booking)

Date: 9th February 2019

Time: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Venue: Port Grand, Karachi

Date with Paint: Anniversary Edition

Join Easel Bay as they celebrate our first Anniversary of ‘Date with Paint’, the one and only Couples’ Painting night in Karachi.

Spend some serene and meaningful bonding time with your Partner over a large canvas, art supplies and a wholesome meal!

Rs.6000/- per couple.

Limited slots!

Date: 9th February 2019

Time: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Venue: Neco’s Natural Store and Cafe

Sea, The Dolphins

A place where kids experience something new – life at Sea.

Yes, a voyage toward the main Arabian Sea where you also witness the dancing dolphins – a experience so unique – here our staff will help the kids to catch some fish.

Choose to do different this Sunday at one-of-a-kind experience to turn your moments here into unforgettable memories.

Featuring a bountiful food, live sea food station (Fried Fish) and unlimited soft drinks offering, signature Oceanic-
Cruising Time 3 hours
Brunch / Hi Tea (Sea Food Menu Onboard)
Unlimited Soft Drinks
Soft Music
Fishing Experience
Ideal locations for photographers
*Parents don’t forget to grab your complimentary upgrade.

Adult @ 4,000/-
Child @ 2,500/- (Age 7 to 12)
Kids under 6 years are our VIP’s and parents get upgrade to lounges. + Compliments on the House + Priority Pass.

Contact: 0304 2488401

Date: 10th February 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Oceanic, Pak-China Harbour, Karachi

Explore Yourself

Life Cocktail aimed to provide motivational training session because they thought that life is nothing but just a stressful environment.
This time they are planning to make people believe in you, so here they are hiring some professionals who will help you to find or explore yourself.

Date: 10th February 2019

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Venue: Arts Council, M. R. Kiyani Road, Karachi

Ciné Club at AFK: Cinéast(e)s

Join Ciné Club at the Alliance Française de Karachi every Tuesday to enjoy a French film or documentary with English subtitles! It is a film made by a woman different from a film made by a man? Why are there so few films made by women? In this documentary, more than 20 female filmmakers discuss their profession and the place of women in cinema…

Entry: Free entry, open to all

Date: 12th February 2019

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Alliance Française de Karachi

National Women’s Day Celebrations

For women, by women!
A free festival to honour the woman of Sindh in a women-friendly space. No tickets required!

To commemorate Pakistan’s National Women’s Day, the Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW) has decided to hold an event, as a remembrance of the historical struggle of Pakistan’s women against oppressive laws and to honour the advancement of the Women’s Movement.

An award ceremony for achievements across fields, including education, health, law, science & technology, banking, politics, women’s rights activism, performing arts and literature will celebrate accomplishments of senior women professionals and mid-career level professionals. Stalls for for small scale businesswomen to showcase their products and services, and women’s rights organizations to showcase their work, and women artists to have a platform for performances.

This year, under the theme “Women’s Resistance Against Discrimination”, the event will not only be a remembrance of the historical women’s movement but will also open discussion on how far Sindh has come in achieving gender equality, the current struggles and challenges to equality, and how we can solve them.

Date: 12th February 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Arts Council, M. R. Kiyani Road, Karachi

I Heart Karachi

An Art Exhibition by Asma Javeri.

Inspired by the intersection of medicine and art, the ‘I Heart Karachi’ series expresses my love for this sprawling city through illustration. It is a tribute to a place where I will always belong – a place I call home.
The foundation of this series has been laid upon a chosen few landmarks that hold a lifetime of memories for me, and my lifelong love for art and medicine. This can clearly be seen in the fusion of forms created, from the organic nature of the human anatomy to the undeniable shapes of the city.

Entry: Free!

Date: 13th February 2019

Time: 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Venue: Faraar Gallery, T2F

Salt Soirée 29 #DESIMIX Nimra + Quaid

Salt Arts presents #desimix ft. prolific vocal duo Nimra and Quaid’s, popular Southasian songs of love.

Lucky Ali to Arijit Singh, Euphoria to Strings. The Desimix band features Shahid on guitars: acoustic and electric, Shane on bass, Kashif on percussions, tabla + dholak and Salman on harmonium.

Rs. 5,000 per guest / Limited Seats – seating will be on a first come, first served basis
The evening includes a beautiful dinner buffet, hot and cold drinks.

Box Office: 0316-2882880 / 021-35296345
Guests under 18 not allowed

Date: 13th February 2019

Time: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Venue: Cote Rotie, Alliance Française de Karachi

Cooking Class with Chef Rubi Taj

Join this cooking class with renowned Chef Rubi Taj.

Dishes: Koyla Kabab , Kheer Gulabo , Luqma Chicken (For Kids)

Females only.
Buffet Lunch will be served
For Registration: https://goo.gl/rFmzLo
Contact: 111-525-745, 0321-2719000, 0321-2219000, 0335-0525745

Date: 13th February 2019

Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: LalQila Restaurant, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi

ARTCITI invites you to an exclusive exhibition of paintings by S. A. Noory. Please visit their gallery to view the amazing work.

You can also visit their website to view the paintings online:

Email: [email protected]

Contact: +9221-35250495, +9221-35250496

Date: 14th February 2019

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Venue: ARTICITI Gallery, 2nd Floor, Khy-e-Shujaat, Phase 6, DHA, Karachi

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