As soon as November hits K-town, social commitments suddenly start to clutter up your calendar. This is the perfect time to be checking out the weekend exhibition hit list, which includes designers Yasmin Zaman, RemaSheherbano and Faiza Rehman. Topstone will also be holding their store launch this Sunday, bringing to the market a wonderful selection of furniture made of inlaid marble. Apart from retail therapy get yourself ready for some evening entertainment,  Salt Arts will be hosting its Salt Soiree with a delicious dinner buffet,  MUSHK a theatre production starring Nimra Bucha and Sania Saeed will be playing at PACC, as well as several events happening across the city as a part of the Karachi Biennale 2017. For the younger crowd especially amateur musicians and actors there are some fun events happening this weekend,  starting off with the Dance Mandala with Alizeh Valjee, the Acting Wheel at The Grid,  and the regular First Fridays at T2F.

Yasmin Zaman Winter Exhibition

Yasmin Zaman cordially invites yet you to her Winter Exhibition of casual denim tunics – perfect for working women and fashionistas.

When: Saturday, 4th November

Where: Yasmin Zaman Atelier 23-C, Lane 10 off Kh e Mujahid , Phase 5, DHA, Karachi.

Timings: 12pm – 6 pm

Check out some chic wear for the upcoming winter season

RemaSheherbano at Ensemble Karachi

The uber chic ‘RemaShehrbano’ from Lahore will be in town this weekend!   Make sure you grab chic kurties and style high bottoms for yourselves,  save the date and swing by.

When: Saturday, 4th November

Where: Ensemble, E Street, Karachi

Timings: 11am to 7 pm

RemaSherbano’s Urban Fashion Wear

TopStone Store Launch

Topstone is excited to unveil its very first collection of exquisite marble inlaid furniture and accessories.

When: Sunday, 5th November 2017

Where: Shop no. 1, Plot 22-C, Lane 10, Bukhari Commercial, Phase 6, Karachi

Timings: 5pm – 8 pm

Topstone takes on a new and minimal approach while applying traditional technique of stone inlay to their work.

Faiza Rehman Pre-Winter Exhibit 2017

Faiza Rehman invites you to the exhibit of her absolutely latest range of casual and semi formal clothes line. From cottons and khaddis to silks and organzas, all luxuriously embellished and embroidered for the upcoming winter and before winter weather. Orders will also be taken on a limited collection of formals for the upcoming wedding season.

When:  Saturday, 4th November

Where: Concetti, F-40/1 A&B, Block 4, Main 26th Street, Opposite Head Start School

Time: 12pm – 6pm

Get your winter wardrobe ready in time

Salt Soirée 18 Ft. Mirage

Salt Arts, once again, presents Salt Soirée 18 Ft. Mirage

Genre: Dance and Pop / Popular covers. The evening includes a beautiful dinner buffet, hot and cold drinks.

When: Wednesday, 8th November

Where: Cotie Rotie, Alliance Francaise, Block 8,  Kehkashan Clifton

Timings: 8:30-11pm

Contact details: 0316-2882880 / 021-35296345

MUSHK – Karachi

When : Friday – Saturday 3rd-5th November 2017

Where: Arts Council of Pakistan

Timings: 8pm – 9.30 pm

Pakistan Calling Film Festival : Film As Witness

In support of Karachi Biennale 2017 (KB17), we are happy to announce that Pakistan Calling Film Festival will be screening a small selection of films from its 2016 festival. The selection of films is based on the KB17 theme “WITNESS”. In Pakistan film has been associated with entertainment but critical reflection shows that within this genre many actors and directors have pushed the boundaries to embed important social, historical and political messages. The documentary often introduced subversive themes to convey the truth of the times. Film has played an active role as a witness in Pakistan’s social and cultural history.

When:  Saturday, 4th November

Where: Rangoonwala Centre

Timings:  3pm – 7:30 pm

Acting Wheel at The Grid!

Originally envisioned by Khurram Suleman, Nausheen Ishtiaq and Qutubuddin Mulla back in 2011 at T2F, The Acting Wheel gave a platform to people from all walks of life to try their hand at theatre and improv. Now, it is back once again, this time focusing on improvised comedy hosted by LOLWaalay and friends.

The event is open to all who enjoy doing improv or would like to try their hand at it. It will be a whole lot of laughter and clean fun, so make sure you wear comfortable clothes and bring your sense of humour.Just to be clear, this is not a show or performance.

When: Thursday, 2nd November 2017

Where: The Grid, Above Aqeel Bobby Furniture, 7th Lane, Bukhari Commercial Avenue

Timings: 8:30pm – 10pm

Let your hair loose and test out your acting skills

Photographic Exhibition 

khulna simsim, qamar barocka bana & still-life maria waseem

When:  Saturday, 4th November  –  Friday, 10th November 2017

Where: Chawkandi Art

timings: 5 30pm  to 8 pm

Dance Mandala with Alizeh Valjee

Dance Mandala is a method of moving meditation that encourages authentic self-expression, cultivating bliss, and stillness. Through free-form movement, music, and gentle guided instruction, the participants are exposed to motion to confront the rigidity and tension of their own bodies.

When: Monday, 6th November 2017

Where: T2F

Timings: 7pm – 8:30pm

First Fridays at T2F

Join us at T2F on the first Friday of November 2017 for an open mic session featuring emerging talent.T2F’s First Fridays Open Mic is a platform for musicians, poets, and comedians to perform, improvise and experiment in an informal setting.

When: Friday, 3rd November

Where: T2F

Timings: 6:30 pm – 8pm

 

 

 

 

 

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