Staying true to the saying, ‘no winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn’, making the most of every season is important. As winter’s first wave bids farewell, here’s your final chance to enjoy the chilly evenings and wear your warm clothes before the sun starts shining brightly upon us. Whether it is eating out or just having a good laugh, we have compiled a list to help you have a great weekend:
Friday, 11th January 2019
1) Karachi Eat Food FestivalÂ
For the foodies in the city, this three-day extravaganza will surely leave you satiated. From unique dishes to live music performances by various artists, the ‘original’ food festival is surely going to set the mood for your weekend.
Tickets: PKR 300
Location: Beach Park, Clifton
For details, click here.
2) Comedy Scene: Hot Mic NightÂ
To start your weekend with laughter and positivity, Comedy Scene is back with their widely popular hot mic night. Not only will the group be performing, but the platform will also give a chance to other budding artists to perform in front of a live audience.
Tickets: PKR 300
Location: Faraar Gallery, T2F
For further information, click here.
3) Karaoke NightÂ
If you want to sing along with your friends and have the night filled with fun and excitement then this event is for you! Whether you’re a bathroom singer or not, the rule for this karaoke night is that there are no rules so sing your heart out on your favourite tracks.
Entry is free (but dine-in required)
Location: Purple Haze Cafe, 24th Tauheed Commercial Street
For ticket details, contactÂ 0346 8224630 or visit theirÂ page.
1) With Love, JahanaraÂ
Presenting her stellar dance skills, Suhae Abro will be taking centre stage for a tribute performance. A special theatrical dance performance based on the renowned Pakistani dancer, Jahanara Akhlaq will leave you in awe of both, Suhae and the late dancer.
Tickets: PKR 1000
Location:Â 43-A, Block D, New Muslim Town
Click here for information.
Saturday, 12th January 2019
1) Strings Live in concertÂ
Celebrating 10 years of MUNIK and 30 years of Strings, the band will be performing in the city. Get ready to sing along to MeraÂ Bichra Yaar,Â Sarr Kiye Yeh Pahaar and many more memorable tunes!
Tickets: PKR 1000 (regular) PKR 2500 (VIP)
Location: IBA Main Campus, Karachi University
For more, click here.
2) Dance MandalaÂ
Incorporating yoga and meditation with dance, Alizeh Valjee brings this unique way of healing through movements. The routine awakens every inch of the body through distinct movements and then lets you find peace through stillness. Sign up and take the time out for some self-care.
Tickets: PKR 1200 (for the drop-in session)
Location: The Yoga Well, near Imtiaz Super Store KPT interchange
For queries and sign up, click here.
1) Afkar e Taza ThinkFestÂ
After the success of ThinkFest Lahore and Karachi last year, the festival is back for the third time which will feature renowned journalists, academics and award-winning writers.
Entry is free.
Location: Alhamra Arts Council
See the schedule and other details here.
2) Ajoka Evenings – Absolut QawwaliÂ
Having performed at prestigious venues in Denmark, India, USA and UK, Khawwar Ali Qawwal party will be performing powerful and soulful renditions. Enjoy delicious BBQ on the house under the open night sky along with beautiful music.
Tickets: PKR 1000
Location: Ajoka Complex, 24-B, Lahore Cantt
Get additional information here.
Sunday, 13th January 2019
1) Ladies on FireÂ
After successful plays such asÂ Idiots in LoveÂ andÂ Shaadi Mubarak Reloaded, director Younas Khan is bringing another comedy playÂ Ladies On Fire. Make sure to book your passes and end your weekend with a laughter-filled evening.
Location: PACC, Fatima Jinnah Road
Timings: 4:30pm-10:30pm (different time slots)
For ticket details and more contactÂ 0345-2267762
2) Qavvali Mahfil with Ali Akbar RaziÂ
T2F is bringing its first qawwaliÂ evening of the year where the youngest son of the legendary qawwalÂ Ustadh Munshi Raziuddin will be performing live for an audience. Get mesmerized by his melodious vocals and original compositions this Sunday.
Tickets: PKR 500
Location: FaraarÂ Gallery, T2F
Get all the details here.
1) Brand Fiesta Lahore 2019
From shoes and bags to makeup and accessories, this extravaganza is everything that you need and more! Find all the high-end makeup and fashion brands under one roof and shop till you drop.
Entry is free.
Location: X2 Restaurant, Gulberg
Timings: 12:30pm onwards.
Get all the details here.Â
2) Hina Mirza flagship storeÂ
Bringing affordable and chic designs for you, Hina Mirza is launching her collection of solid colour and printed tunics in Lahore for the first time. Get beautiful everyday wear at her flagship store now.
Location: Unit 3, M M Alam Road, 9 Arches Mall
For queries, visit their page.
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