RPTW International Dance Festival Islamabad 2014

Two day International Dance Festival Islamabad 2014, Dec 15th-16th, 2014, at Pakistan National Council of Arts, 7:00 p.m. onwards, organised by the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop.

RPTW International Dance Fest 2014

Flyer for Day 1, Dec 15, 2014

Facebook Event Page here and Artists’ details at this link. Free Invites (on first come first serve basis) can be collected through 0300-0770661-60 | 042-35322290-93. Continue reading

Commemorating a giant – Sobho Gianchandani

Sobho reference Dec 16 2014

The Society for Secular Pakistan is holding a Reference for Sobho Gianchandani at Jinnah Medical & Dental College on Dec 16 at 4 pm in Karachi. Design: K.B. Abro

Read: Sohho ko bil akhir azadi mil gayi – Wusatullah Khan’s beautiful obituary, and Shahid Hussain’s nostalgic piece on the Death of an intellectual giant

Personal note:
Spoke today to Nirmal Das, Sobho Gianchandani’s son who works in Shikarpur. He told me that Sobho ji was weak from the antibiotics he had been taking for a month and a half, but that he was so much better that he was up and about, using his walker. Nirmal had been spending time with him in their house in Larkana. On Monday morning, Dec. 8, after giving Sobho ji his tea he thought he could go back to Shikarpur. Sobho ji encouraged him to go, saying he would go and sit in the winter sun. Continue reading

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