The first week of March was as eventful as they come. With events held in almost all walks of life, from the NAPA International Performing Arts Festival 2020 to T2F’s First Friday Open Mic, from Baloch Cultural Festival to Aurat March, Karachites had something to look forward every day. And this week the trend continues as we bring you the most looked forward to events for the upcoming week!
The Universe Inside You
The NAPA International Performing Arts Festival 2020 continues this week and will take you on a transcendental journey that will perhaps help you to find yourself. In the midst of the chaos and our monotonous lifestyles we have lost ourselves somewhere in the past, The Universe Inside You is the work of International artists and musicians where following a little girl through her own short journey in this life, this piece encourages you to ask yourself “Can you remember who you were… before the world told you, who you should be?”
The show starts at 8pm sharp at the Zia Mohyeddin Theatre NAPA. Don’t forget to experience this novel play. Buy tickets here!
Reclaiming our Bodies: Women's Reproductive Rights in Pakistan
Drawing from the collective and individual narratives of women regarding their performative roles, body autonomy, and their reproductive rights, Join this much needed panel discussion, Reclaiming our Bodies designed specifically to tackle societal stigmas associated surrounding family planning, and to better understand women’s reproductive rights on the 11th of March at the Faraar Gallery, T2F
Phool Khiltay Hain in Maheeno Main
Under the wings of the legendary Arshad Mehmood, Nigel Bobby and Arsalan Pareyal present an original musical performance celebrating the poetry of romance and love from some of the greatest Pakistani poets. Experience the love in poetry and the poetry of love in the magic that is music.
Phool Khiltay Hain in Maheeno Main is especially curated as an ode to love and poetry for you all. NAPA’s International Performing Arts Festival 2020 is proud to bring this musical performance exploring the innocence and purity of love at the Zia Mohyeddin Theatre at 8pm.
Don’t forget to grab your tickets at your earliest!
Art of Negotiation with Zain Goplani
The ‘Art of Negotiation’ comes into play daily in the life of employees at all levels and in every position It is a dynamic and interactive program – focusing on optimizing knowledge, developing skills and forming attitudes through behavioral sciences using experiential methods Master trainer Zain Goplani provides specific learning skills for anyone involved in carrying out all forms of negotiation. Presented by Funverks Art of Negotiation will be held on the 12th of March at Movenpick Hotel
Register now to avail this amazing opportunity to hone your negotiation skills. More details here.
Empowering schools with STEM
A FREE wiorkshop held at the Nest I/O on the 12th of March, the discussion will be based around topics relating to future of education, necessity of STEM education in schools, strategies to incorporate STEM vision and teaching methodology. The organizers aim to create awareness about STEM and assists the younger generation in empowering themselves by being innovative and entrepreneurial.
Register here for this exciting learning opportunity!
Arieb Azhar & Friends - Farewell to T2F Concert
After almost two years of heading T2F, Arieb Azhar is passing on the torch and shifting back to Islamabad. But before going, the ex-ED of T2F will regale us with an evening of Punjabi, Urdu, English and Balkan songs, so come one, come all!
Arieb Azhar is ready to mesmerize you with his power-packed vocals and versatility as Zeeshan Mansoor joins him on guitars and Aziz Qazi takes hold of percussions.
One last time at T2F’s Farar Gallery, Arieb Azhar goes live on the 12th of March at 7pm.
More details here.
4th Sindh Literature Festival
Sindh Literature Festival celebrates the power of words, culture, music and the teachings of peace and tolerance. It aims to provide a venue for established and emerging writers to meet with their readers and to engage new fans.
Hosted by the Sindh Literary Foundation the first ever three day festival was held in 2016. And the 4th Sindh Literature Festival is scheduled on 14th and 15th March, 2020 at the Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi.
Follow the official page for more details on this.