Archive for August, 2015

Qissah Farosh presents Shafiq-ur-Rehman Comedic Performances

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Sat 5th and Sun 6th September 2015 | 7:30 pm

Join us on the 5th and 6th of September for an evening of laughter as Qissah Farosh perform the comedic pieces of the well-known Urdu writer, Shafiq-ur-Rehman.

Qissah Farosh had their first performance at T2F on 7th Sept 2013. This event was a fundraiser for Desi Writers Lounge and featured the essays and letters of the famous Urdu humorist, Patras Bukhari. They have also performed the works of the famous Urdu writer, Mirza Farhatullah Baig at T2F.

Qissah Farosh is a theatre group formed by Adnan Jaffar, Farheen Zehra and Zohair Raza. Adnan and Zohair completed their theatre studies from the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA). Farheen works at Desi Writers Lounge, a non-profit organization which promotes new writers from South Asia.

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Date
: Saturday, 5th and Sunday, 6th September 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Entry: Rs. 500 (All proceeds from the events will be donated to the Sabeen Mahmud Foundation)
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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BAAGHI: Screening and Acoustic Performance by Sikandar Ka Mandar

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Saturday, 29th Aug 2015 | 7:30 pm

Join us at T2F for a special screening of the new song and music video by Sikandar Ka Mandar. This is from the band’s latest album and will be followed by an acoustic performance.

Starring:
Sikandar Ka Mandar (Nadir, Ali, Rahail and Raheel)
Mariam Saleem Nawaz and Usman Mukhtar

Director: Nadir Shahzad
Producer: Usama Siddiqui
Audio Production: Mohammad Ali Suhail
Camerawork: Usama Siddiqui, Salik Abbasi and Fateh Azim
Special Thanks: Umair Dar (Studio) / Natasha Ejaz (Backing Vocals)

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Date: Saturday, 29th August 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Entry: Rs. 500
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Book Launch: Koel Shehr Ki Katha by Hasan Mujtaba

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Friday, 28th Aug 2015 | 7:00 pm

Join us at T2F for the launch of Hasan Mujtaba’s collection of Urdu and Punjabi poems.

Speakers

– Aijaz Mangi
– Fahmida Riaz
– Farjad Nabi
– Imdad Hussaini
– Javed Qazi
– Mohammed Hanif
– Momin Khan
– Nauman Naqvi
– Noorul Huda Shah

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Date: Friday, 28th August 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Entry: Free! (Please support us by donating to the Sabeen Mahmud Foundation)
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.


Zambeel Dramatic Readings presents ‘Bhayaanak Aadmi’

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Saturday 22nd Aug & Sunday 23rd Aug 2015 | 7:30 pm

Ibne Safi is widely known for his immensely popular best selling series of spy novels, Jasoosi Duniya and Imran Series. Born in 1928 in Allahbad India, Ibne Safi began writing the Imran Series in Pakistan in 1955. Popular for their enthralling plots and enigmatic characters, these novels of mystery and suspense held an entire generation captivated for years.

The Imran Series features the sharp detective, Ali Imran, (later known in the series as X2), who mastered the art of disguise and possessed the ability to dodge bullets. In everyday life Imran is seen as a flippant and naïve individual, whose acts of buffoonery deflect his rivals. Behind this guise his mind continues to tick as he solves case after case and overwhelms his adversaries.

In Bhayaanak Aadmi, we meet the young and beautiful Anglo-Indian Burmese Roshi, who works in a hotel in a dubious neighbourhood, notorious for its unsolved murders and its reputation for being under the grip of a “terrifying man”. She encounters a handsome young man, conspicuous for his absurd antics and soon finds herself enmeshed in a series of intriguing events. Who is this young man? Can she trust him? Or does he belong to the gang of the “terrifying man”?

Performers: Ehteshamuddin, Saife Hasan, Mahvash Faruqi
Sound Design and Direction: Asma Mundrawala
Music: Danish Faruqi
Poster: Naheed Yahya and Asma Mundrawala

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Date: Saturday 22nd Aug & Sunday 23rd Aug 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Entry: Rs. 350
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Karachi United & The New Generation Queens: Football Beyond the Pitch

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Friday 21st August  2015 | 7:00 pm

Karachi United FC – Women’s Squad and The Second Floor (T2F) bring to you stories of women’s football and how investing in women’s sport has changed the lives of so many girls across the globe.

From Zanzibar, the New Generation Queens and Karachi’s own Karachi United Women’s Squad are proud to share their respective journeys and walk you through the struggles, the joy and the importance of women’s football.

Kick off your weekend with an insightful documentary by Megan Shutzer and an inspirational narrative by Mashal Hussain.

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Date: Friday, 21st August 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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