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19 Oct

TGIF: Here’s how you can make the most of this weekend

Weekends of Karachiites are mostly redundant: eat out, watch a movie, sleep, repeat the cycle. But that does not have to be the case anymore as we bring you a list of exciting and fun activities to do this weekend. Winning your weekend was never this easy!

 

19th October

 

1. Open Mic and Karaoke Night at Stars Club

 

Have you been looking for a platform to showcase your talent to the world? Do you think you are the next Atif Aslam or Saad Haroon? You will only know when you take the stage and this open mic is your perfect chance to prove your metier. If not, you can just sing together and enjoy the karaoke night!

Entry is free.

Location: Stars Club, Hotel Metropole, opposite Gerry’s.

Timings: 7pm-12am

For more information, click here.

 

 

2. Khaana Khazana Food Tour by Super Savari Express

 

Popular street food of Karachi and a minibus tour of the city? Sounds like the perfect Friday night! Back with their popular city tours, Super Savari Express is taking you on a ride filled with delicious food. So, hop on board.

Ticket price: PKR 2750

Location: Central Hotel Annexe, Abdullah Haroon Road.

Timings: 7:30pm- 12am

For more information contact: 0313-3261922

 

3. Ghaybana Roast of Imran Khan

 

WARNING: Not for the easily offended.
If it is Naya Pakistan then traditions should evolve too, right? MAD School presents the first ever roast of the newly elected Prime Minister, Imran Khan. Expect a classic American style roast by the acclaimed comedians. They are ‘equal opportunity offenders’ so don’t worry; other politicians will be roasted too!

Ticket: PKR 500

Location: MAD School, Zamzama Commercial Area Phase 5.

Timings: 8:30pm-10pm

To find out more, click here.

 

 

20th October

 

1. Film and Q+A: Nasser’s Republic – The Making of Modern Egypt

 

This documentary film explores the life and career of General Abdel Nasser, a man of enormous charisma and ambition known to have established the first military regime of Egypt.

Entry is free.

Location: Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences, Al-Ahmad Mansion, Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

Timings: 5:15pm-7:35pm

For details, click here.

 

2. Qavvaali Mahfil featuring Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers

 

If you want to be immersed in the tranquil notes of qawwali then head out with your friends and give your weekend a head start as the acclaimed qawwal group, Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers are performing live.

Ticket: PKR 500

Location: Faraar Gallery T2F, Sunset Lane 5, Phase II Ext.

Timings: 7:30pm-9:30pm

For information, click here.

 

3. Magical Masti Tour (A musical comedy show)

 

Everything seems better with music, amirite or amirite? Bringing the perfect mix of music and comedy; this show is going to be total paisa wasool with songs like Larka Johar Ka and Feminism Mardon Ke Liye. Get on board as you take a tour filled with hysterical laughter.

Ticket: PKR 600

Location: Badar Commercial Street 7A, Phase V.

Timings: 7:45pm-9:30pm

For details, click here.

 

21st October

 

1. Pinktober Ride by Bikestan

 

To commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness month, Bikestan in collaboration with Shaukat Khanum Hospital is bringing a ride for a cause. Start your Sunday morning and make your contribution to help fight cancer while cycling through the city with friends and family.

Entry is free but donations are welcome.

Location: Starting point is Dolmen City Mall.

Timings: 6:30am onwards.

For queries, click here.

 

2. Study Circle: What is a Family? Seeing Like A Feminist

 

If you intend to spend your Sunday afternoon productively, this study circle is an ideal opportunity. Delving into the details of family structures and their significance, join the group as they read Nivedita Menon’s book Seeing like a Feminist.

Entry is free.

Location: Garden, Frere Hall, Fatima Jinnah Road.

Timings: 2pm-4pm

For further details, click here.

 

There is always more to a city than what meets the eye; this feature is proof enough. Are you going to attend any of these events? When you do, don’t forget to tag us @somethinghauteofficial so we know our feature served its purpose.

 

 

 

 

 

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.