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Youth Performing Arts Festival begins tomorrow

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LAHORE: The Rafi Peer Theatre (RPT) has announced holding 13th Youth Performing Arts Festival (TPAF) – after a break of five years – at Alhamra Cultural Complex, Gaddafi Stadium from tomorrow (Thursday). Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop Chairman Usman Peerzada along with Saidan Peerzada and Aleena revealed the schedule and […]

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Sindh Festival

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THE celebration of festivals was a good step. It was for the first time that a cultural festival was celebrated in Sindh. But the way it was celebrated I can’t say that it was a cultural festival. A lot of events could have been included by having exhibitions of handicraft, indigenous sports, horse and cattle […]

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Art and the inevitable

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THE roof is leaking in Frere Hall. Ordinarily, this would not be a cause for concern. Pakistan in its current moment of unrest is a nation deluged by far more than a trickle of water, poised as it is at the cusp of many a destruction. Neglect and public ownership are long-time friends here. Frere […]

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Faiz Ghar promises lively events

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LAHORE: Faiz Ghar has much to offer to literature and culture buffs from January onwards. The upcoming events include launch of a 14-track CD of leading singers of the country, an audio book on Faiz’s Urdu translation of Allama Iqbal’s Persian poetry, a fundraiser with Ali Zafar, Faiz Mela and a research project on minorities […]

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