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This Weekend in Karachi: Afsaneh aur Shaamein

This weekend in Karachi promises something for everyone. From historical readings, to one man shows, art exhibitions and DIY projects, there are options galore.

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Afsaaneh

This weekend head to T2F for a dramatic reading by Sameena Nazir. An entomologist, a teacher, a painter, a playwright, director, actor, producer and an entrepreneur Sameena has produced 7 theatre plays, directed 2 of them, she has written 3 original plays and adapted 9 known theatre plays.

P.S. The event is open to all

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Sunday Matinee

Filmmaker Jawad Sharif takes us on a journey spanning a thousand miles from the Karakoram Mountains to the southern coastline, capturing the little-known ethnic, linguistic, and musical diversity and humanism of the cultures of the Indus.

P.S. Bring your friends and family along

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Bookish

The Bandian family matriarch is in a race against time to arrange suitable matches for her grandchildren. After all, what was good enough for their parents ought to be good enough for them. The grandchildren have other ideas, however and emotions run high as the latest generation to enter the marriage market is poised to upend the entire system.

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Love Outside Language

Big Arundhati Roy fan? Surprise surprise – aren’t we all? IVS Gallery hosts this event full of wonder and philosophical musings, using The Ministry of Utmost Happiness as a starting point for further discussion. Chock-full of performances and narrations, this event examines the limitations and strengths of language and the role that it plays in defining the human condition.

P.S. THE EVENT IS ALSO CO-HOSTED BY GOETHE-INSTITUT PAKISTAN AND VASL ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION

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Karachi ka Keamari

TDF Ghar is back doing what they do best: retelling Karachi’s history. This day-long exhibition spans multiple weeks, and promises to take audiences through Karachi’s journey “from a small fishing village, to a thriving megatropolis”. After all, you gotta know history to make history!

P.S. TICKETS ARE ONLY RS. 100 A POP!

So where will this weekend in Karachi lead you? We’d love to tag along too!

Purnea depends on a steady supply of positive affirmations and berry flavored tea in order to continue functioning as an upstanding member of society. An amateur dance-battle enthusiast, she's a woman of many talents, overshadowed only by her mysterious aura. When she's not busy over-analyzing every social interaction she's had over the past 22 years she enjoys curating memes and scrapping sub-par content.

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