The Weekend Wrap

The weekend is here.

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If you have been looking forward to the weekend like I have, it has finally arrived. If you are wondering what to do this weekend, I suggest a few naps. I myself plan to buy myself some cake at the Project Free Space. That's about all the going out I plan to do this weekend. If you are not the napping type, here we have a variety of events to choose from.

Reading Group Meet Up

This is a good event to attend if you are a reader looking for a group of readers. The Colombo Readers of Social Science is reading a chapter from Tharindi Udalagama's Ph.D. thesis entitled 'Beautiful Mistakes: An Ethnographic Study of Women’s Lives after Marriage in a Rural Sinhala Village.'
Venue: The Embazzy, No. 76/1, Flower Road, Colombo 7
Date: Friday, 19 October

Innovation in Sri Lanka: The Need for Systemic Change

Dr. Soumitra Dutta, the keynote speaker at the SLASSCOM Innovation Summit will be back in Colombo to share his insights on Sri Lanka's new ranking on the global Innovation index (GII). He is the publisher of the Global Innovation Index in collaboration with WIPO.
Venue: Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, 24, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3
Date: Friday, 19 October 


Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation by Acharin G. Wijenayake. Acharin G. Wijenayake is the Chief Meditation Teacher of the Nisala International Meditation Centre, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Venue: All Ceylon Buddhist Congress Hall, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7. Date: Saturday, 20 October

The Jazz Age 2 with Jerome Speldewinde

The Jazz Age is a special night paying homage to the underground jazz joints in the prohibition era. Bringing together the very best of live music with the very best in the industry, we promise to fill the air with soul-stirring tunes all night long. 
Venue: Ask For Fern, 32B, Sir Mohammed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo 3
Date: Saturday, 20 October

The Great American SongBook Vol. 4

The 4th and Final Volume. Music from the "Big Band" era: classics by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, and Tony Bennet. Previous three volumes were sold out before the show.
Venue: The British School in Colombo, No. 63, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 8
Date: Saturday, 20 October


Project Free Space - Edition 4

Edition 4 of Project Free Space will feature a scrumptious range of cakes that are created with an eye for detail and loads of love! So come support and encourage this home-based entrepreneur as she puts her baking talent to good use!
Venue: The Big Bad Wolf, 277, Nawala Road, Nawala
Date: Saturday, 20 October

TNL Onstage 2018 - Final

Join us at "Barnes", at Jetwing Colombo Seven on 10/20 to see our finalists: Andrea, Blaze, Britney, D N M Crew, Premshan, Renato, Sanghavi, Sky Puppies, The Blitz & The Odyssey!
Venue: Jetwing Colombo Seven, 57, Ward Place, Colombo 7
Date: Saturday, 20 October


Concert: Wolfgang Haffner & Band

The Goethe-Institut Sri Lanka is delighted to present Wolfgang Haffner & Band at the Dr. Lionel Edirisinghe Rostum Auditorium of the University of the Visual and Performing Arts of Colombo. This concert is one of ten performances on a tour that spans India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.
Venue: Goethe-Institut, 39, Gregory's Road/ R G Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 7
Date: Sunday, 21 October

The Brunch Side of Life

Spend your Sunday in bliss overlooking the city of Colombo with a divine spread of over 150 dishes from carveries, fusion food, Japanese delicacies, live action stations and musicals with special offers on mimosas.
Venue: Elevate, 278/4, Union Place, Colombo 2
Date: Sunday, 21 October

AK Literary Festival 2018

This year, the Annasi and Kadalagotu Literary Festival will be taking place on the 21st of October, once again at the Mount Lavinia Hotel! Tickets will be available at the entrance for just Rs. 100. This ticket includes entry to all of our events for the day!
Venue: Mount Lavinia Hotel, 100, Hotel Road, 10350 Mount Lavina
Date: Sunday, 21 October


HE WILL SUPPLY: A Gospel Service

The choir of the Wellawatte Methodist Church present a Gospel Service: He will supply. We invite anyone who would like to join an evening of gospel music and thanksgiving as we have a time of jazz and other favourites by the Gaither Band, Kirk Franklin, and Andre Crouch.
Venue: Wellawatte Methodist Church, 10 Chapel Lane, Colombo 6
Date: Sunday, 21 October


Have yourself a great weekend.

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