It's the weekend with Independence Day on Sunday. Does that mean Monday is a holiday? We'll let you mull over that for a second. If you need plans, these are our recommendations.
Friday, 2nd February
Embodying Power Em-(body)-ing Power is an independent pop up art show that aims to bring together Sri Lankan artists to explore the body and its relationship to institutions of power, in the spaces of family, community, industry, religion and politics.
Time: 6.30 PM to 7 PM
Address: Sapumal Foundation, 32/4 Barnes Place, Colombo 7
Forum on "Getting Wetland Research Into Policy & Practice A platform for wetland researchers and decision makers to discuss and generate views and recommendations on how to bridge the gap between researchers and decision makers in order to implement research beneficial for the development of the country.
Time: 9 AM to 1.15 PM
Address: Sri Lanka Foundation, No.100, Sri Lanka Padanama Mw, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.
Saturday, 3rd February
MUSICA PERPETUA - The Thomian Bandsmen In Concert Witness an evening filled with music, featuring our last concert's best hits along with a whole new lineup of Pop, Jazz & Soul music.
Time: 7.30 PM
Address: Lionel Wendt Art Centre, Guildford Place, Colombo 7
The Om Space Perfect for beginners or for those of you who want to get back to basics to refine your practice. This lab style workshop is a chance to slow down the pace and deconstruct the foundations of some of yoga's more recognizable poses.
Time: 2 PM
Address: 185/9 Havelock Road, Colombo 5.
Sunday, 4th February
Memory Walk: Histories of Struggle and Protest Led by Dr. Malathi De Alwis, this walk will consider how histories of struggle and protest, from the colonial period to the 21st century, can be mapped onto the landscape both as absence and presence. Some of the sites discussed en route will be the Colombo Cricket Club, National Archives, Cinnamon Gardens Police Station, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Town Hall, Dewatagaha Mosque and Baptist Church.
Time: 5 PM to 7 PM
Address: Independence Memorial Hall, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7
Art In The Village - Film Screening - Me, You and We!
The Sooriya Village is proud to once again present its monthly film screening session "Art in The Village" featuring the film "Me, You and We" by Tharaka Mahanama, on Sunday the 4th of February 2018 from 7:00pm onwards!
Time: 7 PM to 10 PM
Address: The Sooriya Village, 49, Skelton Place, Colombo 5.
And that's a wrap. Have yourself a great (long) weekend!
YAMU's guide to high tea in Colombo.
Nelum Kole is a rice-and-curry kade in Boralesgamuwa that provides a convenient and cost-effective lunch spread.
Reasons to get your butt out of bed this weekend.
Donate your hair to cancer patients and get a free styling from Ramani Fernando Salons!