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this weekend in Karachi

This Weekend in Karachi: Bookworms & Story time

It’s the most wonderful time of the year guys. With Christmas right around the corner, you can expect a long holiday soon. In the meantime, this weekend in Karachi is poised to set the right tone for the rest of a lazy week ahead. Here are the top five Charcoal+Gravel picks for this weekend in Karachi, in no particular order:

book fair

14th Karachi International Book Fair 2018

The grand book fair is being organized by everyone’s favorite, Liberty Books. They will be showcasing more than 25000 titles at amazing discounts in a wide range of categories. Sounds like a dream.

P.S. Try to stick to a budget, it’s easy to get carried away.

poetry slam

Storytelling & Poetry Slam

Communita will be presenting twelve mesmerizing stories under the roof of National Incubation Centre NED. Many talented storytellers and poets of K-town will be showcasing their work.

P.S. Get yourself registered if you’ve got a story to tell.


The Glory of the Garden

The acclaimed sculptor David Chalmers Alesworth, will be exhibiting at Koel Gallery. The artist is also a photographer and researcher of garden histories, the exhibition combines all three of his passions.

P.S. Read our article about the galleries of Karachi.

science ka adda

The Beauty of Mathematics

What makes math so special and why do so many people have a particular dislike of it? Find out, in this special edition of Science Ka Adda, with one of Pakistan’s most celebrated academics, Pervez Hoodbhoy.

P.S. Don’t need an A in math to attend, thank god.

jam session

Jam Session

Come to listen or perform in a free-wheeling environment, where new, spontaneous musical conversations may emerge and flourish. Your musical instrument must be portable. All levels of talent are welcome.

P.S. You’ll need to register in order to attend. 

Well, there you have it guys, our suggestions for tackling this weekend in Karachi. If you think we’ve missed something, let us know in the comments. 

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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