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City Notebook – Outside the Box at Pioneer Book House

One of the most important exhibitions of the year. For you don’t know when Akhtar Soomro will exhibit his work next. Akhtar Soomro is one of the finest photographers in the city but has hardly shown his work in form of an exhibition. Born in Lyari and trained as an Engineer, Akhtar soon realized that […]

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City Notebook – Dramatic Readings at Bedil Library

You get to see certain type of people at certain type of events in Karachi. You start to recognize them as you frequent events happening across the city. The people at Dramatic Readings are distinct in their outlook. They are there to listen to Urdu Short Stories. But they are not serious Urdu readers and […]

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City Notebook – DIY Karachi

The terrace garden of Sobhraj Chatumal terrace brimmed with ideas on a beautiful evening in Karachi. For many people visiting Burns Garden, the terrace popularly known as Pardah Bagh is an afterthought but it was not the case during DIY Karachi’s festival. The Karachi Walla went there around twilight which perhaps was not the best time. […]

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City Notebook – Bhajitable Garden III

Karachi can be Green. There were so many people in the latest edition of Bhajitable Garden Workshop- a beginner’s guide to growing your own food – that even if half of them start growing plants, Karachi would be green. Judging by their enthusiasm in the session and later on whatsapp group, The Karachi Walla has […]

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City Notebook – Celebrating Independence Day at Indus Hospital

There are many ways to celebrate the national day. By listening to patriotic songs, raising the flag at your workplace, sleeping out in your bed or by discussing the futility of nationalism. W-11 Studio utilized the occasion to spread smiles across some pretty faces in Children section of Indus Hospital. The Indus Hospital is near […]

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