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German jazz ensemble plays its ‘voice of the heart’

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ISLAMABAD:Jazz is no stranger to Pakistan, with ensembles travelling to the country for over 50 years. But all of the ensembles from different countries who have come through, have connected with the audience. The latest such band, Europe’s most prolific and Germany’s top-ranked jazz group Wolfgang Haffner and band explained just why this was so. […]

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The Donkey King: People will remember Geo film for a long time

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KARACHI: So many people and personalities who watched Geo animated film The Donkey King remark that it is a wonderful animated movie that breaks all the history of animated films of Pakistan. Latest from Box office collection report indicated that film had earn 4 crore rupees. Group President Geo Television Network Imran Aslam said that […]

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Mohsin Hamid and Riz Ahmed to discuss migration and music as part of London Literature Festival 2018

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The author and the actor will share a panel after Lahore Literary Festival that was held in Pakistan earlier this year to discuss issues that both have addressed in their works, respectively. Break-out actor Riz Ahmed (Venom, The Night Of), who is also known as rapper Riz MC and released his newest track, a powerful […]

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‘Donkey King’ full-fledged entertainment for all ages: experts

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KARACHI: The Donkey King (TDK) is a blockbuster, entertainment which is interesting to watch. It’s not easy to get too much from one movie but TDK is such a film which is entertaining that one cannot feel bored watching it. This is a fast-paced movie which consists of multiple brief scenes. It promises to be […]

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Body to revive past glory of Sindhi film industry in the works: minister

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HYDERABAD: Spea­kers, among them legendary movie icons of Pakistan film industry, expressed hope for the revival and bright future of Sindhi film industry and proposed establishment of Sindh Film Development Corporation to translate the hope into reality. They were speaking at the inauguration ceremony of four-day Sindhi Film Festival which started with a seminar on […]

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The rising dawn of creativity

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LAHORE-Al-Nida Almas, a graduate of National College of Business Administration and Economics, is the rising star of Pakistan’s fashion industry. The budding fashion designer translates her worldly observation into wearable works of art. Her thought-provoking collection titled ‘Duomo Di Milano’ based on mainly menswear designs in thesis show of NCBA&E was highly appreciated by fashion […]

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Donkey King: Massive response to premiere in Karachi

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KARACHI: The much awaited and most expensive Pakistan’s biggest and Geo’s first animated film ‘The Donkey King’ will be released today (Saturday), which will hit box office across Pakistan. A cultural and showbiz ceremony was held which was attended by renowned superstars of media and fashion industry and also many dignitaries from various walks of […]

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Develop plan to preserve dying arts: Fawad Hussain

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday directed the Lok Virsa authorities to develop a substantial plan for concrete measures to preserve and document the dying arts in Pakistan. Speaking at a briefing during his visit to Lok Virsa he said that the preservation of dying art was imperative to promote indigenous culture […]

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NCBA&E Thesis show kicks off at Alhamra

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LAHORE – Thesis show of National College of Business Administration and Economics (Front lane campus) kicked off at Alhamra Arts Gallery on Thursday. Some 30 students from textile, graphics, and fashion designing showcased their work featuring diverse approaches to their thesis projects according to their own perception and vision. NCBA&E Creative Director Maryam Umar said, […]

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Kamiar Rokni to host bridal trunk show ‘Moonrise’

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KARACHI-The House of KamiarRokni bring their critically acclaimed heirloom bridal collection ‘Moonrise’ to Ensemble Karachi. Hot off the PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week ramp, Moonrise will be on exhibit in Karachi for order on the 11th, 12th and 13th of October. As the name suggests, the collection draws inspiration from the moon, a universally feminine […]

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Cake wins Best Feature Narrative at TSAFF 2018

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The 13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival recently came to an end after a 10-day run in Seattle. Since Pakistan was the focus country at South Asia’s biggest film festival this year, multiple Pakistani films – 19 to be precise – were screened amidst artists from many countries. Among other things, Asim Abbasi’s directorial debut, […]

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Film industry’s revival calls for increase in digital cinemas

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LAHORE: Strong storylines, advancements in technology and the younger crop of talented actors and film-makers have played a pivotal role in rejuvenating Pakistani cinema. With quality work infiltrating theatre halls now, we are finally heading in the right direction in terms of public entertainment. The rebirth of Pakistan’s film circuit has been followed by the demand […]

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13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival concludes

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The recently concluded Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) 2018 that ran from September 28 till October 7 hosted a number of artists and screened over 65 films. With Pakistan as the focus country this year, more than 30 per cent of the programming was dedicated to Pakistani content while women took center stage at […]

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The other side of impermanence and decay

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The temporariness of things around us affects us in so many ways, as does decay. But there are those with a trained eye who find beauty in both change and decay. The artworks put on display as by artists Nayab Noor and SM Raza at an exhibition “Impermanence”, which has been under way at the […]

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