Thursday, April 28, 2011

Seminar "Tradition & Art" in Karachi 30th April 2011

This weekend there is no Sunday Lecture at Hast-o-Neest (but is nonetheless open on Sunday for farsi and classical singing) as we are participating in a seminar titled “Tradition & Art”  in Karachi jointly organized by Baytunur (an affiliated organization of Hast-o-Neest).

Poppy Seed & Baytunur
in collaboration with
Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture & Iqbal Academy Pakistan
present a seminar on

Tradition & Art

What are the various ways in which "tradition" is understood in the Pakistani context? How do these views impact the practice & understanding of art?

Saturday April 30th, 2011-04-20 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture
St.3, Block 2, Scheme 5, Clifton, Karachi

The Speakers include:
Dr. Ejaz Akram & Dr. Basit Koshul, Associate Professors, Lahore University of Management Sciences,
Dr. Wahab Suri, Professor, Karachi University,
Ahmed Javed, Deputy Director, Iqbal Academy,
Salwat Ali, art critic for Dawn and Newsline,
Naiza Khan, artist and independent curator,
Taimoor Khan Mumtaz, Trustee, Baytunur, and
Sumbul Khan, Curator, Poppy Seed Gallery)

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Course on Classing Singing on Sundays

Hast o Neest
Centre for Traditional Art & Culture

Weekend Classes:
Classical Singing  
Taught by: 
Salman Amjad Amanat Ali Khan
Ali Amjad Amanat Ali Khan

Fifth generation vocalists of the famous and flamboyant Patiala Gharana school of classical singing Salman and Ali are the grandsons of the inimitable and legendary
Ustad Amanat Ali Khan of the famed Amanat Ali-Fateh Ali duo of classical singing.

Starting Sunday, 1st May 2011

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Rs: 2,000/month 

Register by visiting Hast-o-Neest.

Venue: Hast-o-Neest
Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
10 Commercial Building
(Former Croweaters Gallery),
Old Anarkali Crossing,The Mall, Lahore
Tel: 042-37-314-316, Cell: 0300-8493170

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Sunday 17th April Lecture: Commentary on the movie Kung Fu Panda

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
invites you to its
17th April 2011
Sunday Lecture

At 4 pm
At Hast-o-Neest

     " The Way of Dumplings: 
a spiritual commentary on Kung Fu Panda (the movie) " 

Qaiser Shahzad

Lecturer/Research Associate, Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad

10 Commercial Building, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, 
crossing Anarkali & the Mall
 or call 042-37-314-316, 03008473190
 or visit the URL: for further details.