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19 Apr

TGIF: Here’s everything you can do this weekend in Karachi & Lahore

Lahore

Dear week, I’m so over you. I am leaving you for your friend… the weekend; that’s what we feel on Fridays. As Ramadan is fast approaching, it is time to make the most of the things happening in Karachi and Lahore, especially if you have to prepare for Eid. Now is the time to get Eid-ready and spare yourself the last-minute stress. From shopping and more, here’s everything that’s happening this week:



 

Friday, April 19, 2019 

 

Karachi

 

1) Exhibition at Ensemble 

 

Ramadan

 

Featuring an opulent collection of bridal wear and luxury Eid-ul-Fitr collection, Ammara Khan’s ensembles represent timeless elegance. The designer is an expert in evening wear and couture and will be exclusively exhibiting two collections; ‘Ronaq’ Bridal Couture Collection and ‘Symphony’ Eid Luxury Collection

Entry is free.

Location: Ensemble, C-32 Street, Block 4 Clifton

Timings: 3pm-11pm

For details, click here.

 

2) Adult comedy night 

 

Ramadan

 

This event is strictly PG-rated so be prepared for jokes that are dirty and raunchy. After the success of previous shows, stand-up comedian Akbar Chaudhry is back for his third hour-long dirty comedy special ‘Gandi Baatein’.

Tickets: PKR 750, early bird discount available if booked in advance

Location: MAD School, Zamzama

Timings: 8pm-10pm

For information, click here.

Lahore 

 

1) Drumjam Session 7.0 

 

Ramadan

 

The drum circle has been a means of therapy for decades. It is known to have positive effects on your physical as well as mental health. Research has shown that the physical drumming sound creates rhythmic energy which helps align the hemispheres of our brain.

Tickets: PKR 500

Location: Dervish – The Food Souq, Paragon City

Timings: 8pm-11pm

For more details, click here.

 

2) Qissa e KahaniSaaz 

 

Ramadan

 

Find out what KahaniSaaz is all about through their introductory theatrical performance and screening of their exclusive work. Giving a chance to budding filmmakers, the screening will be followed by a Q&A session.

Entry is free.

Location: OLO Junction, 43-A, Block D, New Muslim Town

Timings: 7pm onwards

For further details, click here.

 

Saturday, April 20, 2019 

 

Karachi

 

1) Exhibition by Soleha Rehan 

 

Ramadan

 

There are never enough options to choose from when it comes to Eid. Given the significance of the occasion, it is only fair for women to wait for that perfect outfit which combines comfort and style. To help make things easier for you, Soleha Rehan is bringing her latest Eid collection ‘Milan’.

Entry is free.

Location: FPL, Dolmen Mall Clifton

Timings: 11am-11pm

For queries, click here.

 

2) Book launch: Melody of a Tear 

 

Ramadan

 

The book launch of Melody of a Tear by Haroon Khalid Akhtar is the final product of the writer’s more than hundred satirical stories and essays. Eminent writers and actors including Talat Hussain will be attending the event.

Entry is free.

Location: Faraar Gallery, T2F

Timings: 7pm-8:30pm

For questions, click here.

Lahore 

 

1) Pink Salon launch 

 

Ramadan

 

What is a better way of spending your Saturday afternoon than pampering yourself and that too for free? Get a chance to enjoy any one of the following services; nail colour application, express foot massage, express hand massage and henna application.

Entry is free.

Location: Phase 6, DHA

Timings: 12pm-7pm

For more, click here.

 

Sunday, April 21, 2019 

 

Karachi

 

1) Kalasha travelling Exhibit 

 

Ramadan

 

Bringing you the unique and exciting culture of the Kalasha community, this event will help you explore the intriguing culture of Kalash. Find artisan bazaars, photo exhibition, documentary screening and much more at this two-day long event.

Entry is free.

Location: Beach Luxury Hotel

Timings: 2pm-8pm

For details, click here.

 

2) Qawali night by Saami Brothers 

 

Ramadan

 

Trained by Munshi Raziuddin Khan, this qawwal troupe will elevate your senses with their powerful and captivating performance. Qawwali night is always the right idea on a Sunday evening.

Tickets: PKR 500

Location: Faraar Gallery, T2F

Timings: 7:30pm-9:30pm

For more, click here.

 

Lahore 

 

1) 24-hour book fair 

 

Ramadan

 

Have you heard of a book fair that goes on non-stop? Now you have, so head to the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale at Expo Centre to be mesmerized by the world’s biggest book fair and find your favourite reads at nominal prices.

Entry is free.

Location: Expo Centre, Johar Town

Timings: 12pm-12am

For details, click here.

 

2) HunarPazri – Pre Ramadan Market 

 

Ramadan

 

Right in time to help you prepare; you will find jewellery, clothes, organic skincare products and more in this market so that you can be fully ready ahead of Ramadan.

Entry is free.

Location: X2 Cafe, Gulberg

Timings: 2pm-9pm

For more details, click here.

 

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Ayesha Ghaffar

The author is a Sub-Editor at Something Haute and a fresh Journalism graduate from SZABIST. She is paving the way for her future in the field of media and reporting. When she is not working, she is busy watching Penguin videos and staying away from cats.

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