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Workshop on miniature paintings

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Islamabad In an effort towards exploring and enhancing the glorious innovative expressions and concepts of the miniature revolution in Pakistan in The News International – Islamabad

Exhibition: A virtual journey into the Mughal era

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  ISLAMABAD: A fusion of old and new, historical and contemporary art can be witnessed at the Nomad Art Gallery showcasing Samina Ali’s latest work. The artist said her pieces are an ode to old Mughal miniature, coming under the umbrella of collage. With the richness of red, maroon, gold and green, the pieces consist of […]

Aesthetic intersection between spaces

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Islamabad The exhibition of artworks by nine artists from Indus Valley School of Arts Architecture, Karachi, at the Khaas Art Gallery offers an a The News International – Islamabad

Shafeeq revives Gandhara Art with chisel and hammer

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Shafeeq Ahmed exhibited his sculptures at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) here on Tuesday. Embassy of Japan Counsellor Toshikazu Isomura was the chi The News International – Islamabad

Beyonce gives birth to a baby girl

Beyonce Knowles is a mother. As published by celebrity gossip website TMZ , the American artist gave birth to a daughter on Saturday. It has been reported that the singing diva has named her newly born, Blue Ivy Carter. Beyonce gave birth to her daughter at a hospital in New York City, where she lives. […]

Puppet show: Infotainment for the new generation

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  ISLAMABAD:  When “Ameen Tokka” (the puppet) came on stage to inform the audience of first graders that the show’s first skit would be about cleanliness, a boy groaned “No!” The Pakistan National Council for the Arts (PNCA) puts on a puppet show every Monday aimed at educating young children on a variety of issues […]

Drama festival: Charmed by their serpentine ways

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  ISLAMABAD:  A play capturing the almost hypnotic influence pirs (spiritual healers) exercise on people and the subsequent havoc their blind faith can wreck in their lives was enacted at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Monday as part of the ongoing drama festival. Written and directed by Javaid Babar, the play titled […]

Diverse plays attracting large crowds

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Through staging of diverse multilingual plays, the National Drama Festival 2011 organised by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) continue The News International – Islamabad

Clothing exhibition: Jazzing up the winter wardrobe

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  ISLAMABAD: Sunday offered a perfect retreat for the fashion-savvy women of the capital to stock up on their winter clothes. Mariam Pasha, a designer who has been exhibiting for years, held her bi-annual collection for fall/winter collection. The designer works mainly from home and also deals with tailoring orders. This time, she has chosen to […]

National Drama Festival: Unveiling the variant faces of society

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  ISLAMABAD:  The National Drama Festival’s second play “Deewana Bkar-e-Khwaish Hushiuyar’ was a Punjabi suspense-comedy depicting the two faces that individuals often don. However the play cautions that though at times these facades can be malicious, sometimes individuals are left with no choice but to employ a thicker, secondary skin to protect themselves or make […]

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