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Three-day literary conference kicks off at Arts Council

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Karachi: Why no one has ever heard of a poet turning into a target killer? Why a playwright is never caught and charged with terrorism? And why do you never find a novelist committing violence and brutality? Dr Muhammad Qasim Bughio, the chairman of the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), raised these questions while speaking […]

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‘Pawnay 14 August’ to return with all new cast

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Karachi: Anwar Maqsood’s play ‘Pawnay 14 August’ will be staged all over again from March 12 with a different director and a new cast, announced Maqsood during a press conference at the Arts Council on Tuesday. The play takes a profound, thought-provoking look at the genesis of Pakistan. It pivots around three main characters: Quaid-e-Azam […]

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Art and the city: Mapping the roads of Karachi for the routes best travelled

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KARACHI: ‘Dekh bhaal kay jana’ is a phrase of caution that Karachi’ities have heard one too many times when they’re about to step out of their homes – especially when the halaat [law and order situation] take a turn for the worse as they did in the 1980s when artist Roohi Ahmed used to drive […]

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Amar Sindhu’s poetry collection launched

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Sumaira Jajja KARACHI, March 3: The book launch of writer and activist Amar Sindhu’s first poetry collection ‘Ojagiyan Ankhein ja Sapna’ (Jagtee Ankhoo Ke Sapnay) was held at the Karachi Arts Council on Sunday evening. Short in height and with a shy yet bewitching smile, Sindhu happens to be a modern-day literary giant in Pakistan. […]

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