Whats on this week in Karachi: Events 15th – 21st December

This weekend kicks off with some interesting events especially for those that want to explore their creative side. There is a workshop with Thajba Najeed, a Bahrainain artist, as well as a special evening dedicated to the works of the great Pakistani writer Manto. There is also a soulful evening dedicated to yesteryear pop idol, Junaid Jamshed who recently passed away on the PK661 plane crash. An exhibit featuring 100 best posters depicting the topic of extremism, will be taking place at the T2F and finally another Winter Carnival at AMI.

My Sketchbook Journey with Thajba Najeed

Thajba Najeed, an artist from Bahrain will be running this unique workshop. This is a great workshop for all those interested in exploring their artistic ability, and allows each individual to discover the journey that goes into creating  artwork with mixed media. The workshop allows one to tackle and create a direct connection between imagination and practice. The focus of the workshop is about cultivating the process, rather than the outcome.

When: Friday, Saturday 16th and 17th December

Timings: 11am to 3 pm

Where: Commune Artist Colony, Miskeen Gali off Old Queens Road

A workshop run by Bahrainian artist Thajba Najeeb

Ye Shaam Phir Nahi Aigi – Tribute to JJ

An evening dedicated to the heart throb of the nation Junaid Jamshed, who we lost among other lives lost in PK661. For every Pakistani, JJ is an idol that will forever stay in our ‘DIL’ , lets celebrate his music together.

When: 17th December, Saturday

Where: Base Rock Cafe

Timings: 8 pm to 11 pm

A heart warming tribute to JJ

A weekend featuring Manto’s works

There will be a special feature on Manto’s work this weekend. The program schedule includes dramatic readings by Khalid Ahmad and a play titled “Badshahat ka Khatma” based on Manto’s story. The play is centered around a series of phone conversations between a man and a woman, which develops into an ongoing telephonic friendship/relationship. Dramatisation by Bee Gu, Direction by Khalid Ahmad and Cast includes Nazr ul Hasan, Kaif Ghaznavi

When: 16, 17th December Friday, Saturday

Where: T2F

Timings: 7pm to 10pm

A dramatisation of Manto’s play

An Exhibition of 100 Posters on Extremism

Poster for Tomorrow Pakistan & PeaceNiche/T2F in collaboration with Human Rights Commission of Pakistan present an exhibition of 100 best posters, selected from 5300 entries on Extremism.

When: From Friday to Thursday, 16th of December to 22nd December

Where: T2F

Timings: 5pm to 10pm


Winter Carnival at AMI School

When: Sunday 18th December

Where: AMI School

Timings: 9 to 6 pm


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