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Mega event ‘to bring art institutions close’

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LAHORE: A marathon fine arts event is to be organised by The Projectionists — an art revival concern — in collaboration with the Lahore Arts Council, with a view to bringing various arts institutions closer. The two-week long event would mainly comprise a conference and an exhibition, while various other art-related activities, including free-of-cost workshops, […]

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Youth arts festival round the corner

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LAHORE: The Youth Performing Arts Festival is set to bring together diverse groups of artistes from in and around Lahore for a four-day long event (Oct 16-19). The 13th Youth Performing Arts festival — the hallmark of Lahore’s cultural calendar, this year has been moved to the Alhamra Cultural Complex, Qadhafi Stadium from its traditional […]

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Prominent landscape artist Khalid Iqbal dies

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LAHORE: Legendary landscape artist Khalid Iqbal died here on Thursday after a long illness. He was 85. After word about his death got around, a number of art luminaries went to his residence in Model Town to attend his funeral. Among them were his pupils like Zulqarnain Haider, Shahid Jalal, Dr Ajaz Anwar, Nayyar Ali […]

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Manto Festival continues to enthral audience

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LAHORE: The Manto Festival at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, continued to attract theatre enthusiasts on the second consecutive day of the event on Wednesday. Azad Theatre presented its play ‘Dafa 292’ based on three short stories of Saadat Hassan Manto: Dhuwan, Thanda Gosht and Kali Shalwar. The play portrayed how Manto was an outstanding […]

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Manto Festival lacks festive mood

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LAHORE: The four-day Manto Festival organised by the Lahore Arts Council began at the Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, here on Monday, but without having any festive feel about it. Though the event has been labelled as ‘festival’ on prolific writer Saddat Husain Manto, the council seems to have completely ignored the ‘festive’ element as […]

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