Dawn News

April, 01 2015

Peerzada Salman

Father figure

KARACHI: It was the most talked about presentation of this year’s theatre festival organised by the National... Updated Apr 01, 2015 01:39am

Curtain time USA

No, no, no… don’t feel alarmed by the headline. It is not a lame prediction that US forces are leaving the ... Published Mar 30, 2015 06:42am


KARACHI: Usually, artists explore identity issues in a heavy-handed manner. This lends a philosophical air to the... Updated Mar 30, 2015 09:16am

An impostor cometh

KARACHI: Tehreek-i-Niswan for the past three decades has been doing theatre productions that have strong... Published Mar 27, 2015 06:49am

Dara’s world

KARACHI: There’s a fine line between narrating history and dramatising it. Simple narration does not necessarily... Published Mar 24, 2015 06:35am

The recycled dervish

KARACHI: Scholars believe that the difference between serious and trash literature is that the former highlights, in... Published Mar 24, 2015 06:35am

Kon hai yeh gustakh?

KARACHI: It is not easy to connect some of Saadat Hasan Manto’s unflinching stories to his own life’s trajectory... Updated Mar 23, 2015 10:02am

Akhiyan: to see or not to see

KARACHI: “I stumbled when I saw,” says a Shakespearean character in King Lear hinting at the fact that when he... Updated Mar 19, 2015 10:22am

Ghalib and Gulzar in art

Artist Shahid Rassam showcased a series of paintings titled 'Ghalib and Gulzar' at Arts Council. Updated Mar 18, 2015 10:19am

The fog of reality

Directed by German director Brigel Gjoka Among Fog shows what's eating up our society at collective individual & levels Updated Mar 17, 2015 10:01am