Whats on this week in Karachi : October 19th – 23rd

Whats on in Karachi: Events & Exhibitions October 19th – 23rd

As the weather gets better in Karachi, so does the need to stock up on a few autumn essentials. What’s weather change without a wardrobe change ? Saman Chaudri is exhibiting her latest collection at Ensemble this weekend, and her pretty bridal range will be available to order. You can also check out Mehr’s exhibition for something formal that will make you shine on a night out, or pick a piece or two from INSAM’s trendy affordable new line. Now that you’ve gotten your wardrobe sorted, its time for some laughter therapy! After a successful stint in Islamabad Faheem Azam, will be wooing Karachi with his stand up comedy act this weekend.  Take a journey into the heart of the city, by attending a photo-exhibition which captures the 6 districts of Karachi. Students have come together to put up their work, exploring the urban and local complexities of our city which have led to the rise of the “glocal” culture. Aficionados of the arts can also check out artist Sophia Balagamwala and Safwan Subzwari’s unique art exhibit at the FOMMA or a quiet movie screening of the thought provoking movie ‘The Narrow Frame of Midnight’ by Director Tala Hadid.

1.Sanam Chaudri at Ensemble Karachi

Sanam Chaudri
Sanam Chaudri
Designer Sanam Chaudhri will be showcasing her pret, luxe evening-wear and bridals over a span of two days at Ensemble, Karachi.
When:  Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd October
Where: Ensemble Karachi, C-32 E Street Block 4, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan-75600
Timings:   11 am – 9 pm

2.Exhibition at Mehr’s Studio

Mehr’s studio cordially invites you to an exhibition featuring a treasure trove of stitched shirts inspired by exquisite gems from around the world.

When: Wednesday 19th October to Saturday 22nd October

Where: 150/1 14th Street off Khayabane Muslim

Timings: 11 am to 6 pm

Contact : 03002441231

3.INSAM Exhibition : Fall Collection 2016 

Come and check out INSAM’s newly revamped design ethos. Now stocking affordable and trendy tops, organza wraps, long jackets,handworked kurta’s, and a variety of embroidered bottoms. Be the first to grab a piece off the rack from their new fall collection at the flagship Store.

When: Thursday 20th October to Saturday 22nd October

Where: Insam, 44-C, Lane 1, Bukhari Commercial, Phase 6

Timings: 12pm to 8pm

Autumn Collection 2016
Autumn Collection 2016

4.Don’t Laugh! I’m serious! Stand up Comedy by Faheem Azam

Following his superhit show in Islamabad, Faheem Azam is down in Karachi to give you a roaring time. Accompanying Azam will be the dynamic theatre actors, Sana Khan Niazi and Usman Mazhar.  Guaranteed to give your weekend a “LOL”ing start, don’t miss out on a  great time out for you and your family. Azam is well known for his theatre plays and comedy shows, and now you can have the full dose of his hysterical take on life.

When: Friday, 21st October

Where: T2F

Timings: 8pm to 9:30pm

Tickets available from T2F

Faheem Azam will have you laughing to your wits end
Faheem Azam will have you laughing to your wits end

5. He said. She said. – Art Exhibition

Art exhibition featuring work by Safwan Subzwari and Sophia Balagamwala. Balagamwala, is a visual artist and curator at the Citizens Archive of Pakistan, who likes to combine humour in her work. Safwan Subzwari is a an artist and filmmaker. Come check out this unique art exhibit.

When:  Friday, October 21st

Where: FOMMA TRUST, Zamzama Park

Timings: 5pm-7pm

Art Exhibit at the FOMMA
Art Exhibit at the FOMMA

6. Yeh Hai Karachi: A Film & Photo Exhibition

The School of Writing brings to you the ‘Yeh Hai Karachi’ exhibition, featuring the works of 372 students from all over Karachi. The students have focused on the themes of Peace, Tolerance and Global Citizenship, creating pieces over two intensive cycles of photography and film workshops.

The exhibit spans the six districts of Karachi, from churches of Southern Karachi to Keamari, Kharadar, Bohri Bazaar, Empress Market and the historical colonial architecture now converted to city courts and government buildings. Students attempt to bridge and understand the sociocultural factors between several areas and examine the emerging culture of public art with the exhibit spanning several spatial temporalities in the city.

When: Saturday 22nd October to Sunday 23rd October

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

Timings: 6pm to 10pm

A journey into the heart of Karachi
A journey into the heart of Karachi

7. Film Screening: The Narrow Frame of Midnight

For a chilled out Saturday night, join fellow enthusiasts for the film screening of ‘The Narrow Frame of Midnight’. Directed by Tala Hadid, the film is about a perspective of the world, post 9/11 world. The film explores changes across diverse political landscapes, military interventions and wars in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere have been progressing at a dizzying speed, it has never seemed more important to stand still and try to shake free and clear one’s vision of the world.

When: Saturday, 22nd October

Where : T2F

Timings: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

The Narrow Frame of Midnight Screening on Saturday Night
The Narrow Frame of Midnight Screening on Saturday Night

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