We have your back if you're wondering what to get up to this Independence weekend.
BIG EARS If you have enjoyed MusicMatters, head over for the evening of music with Shafni Awam, Natasha Nathanielsz and Dinuka Jayasooriya, Isuru Kumarasinghe, Amal Abeygunawardena and Yohan Jayasooriya. Brian Allen (US), Isaac Smith and Sumudi Suraweera.. It's their first instalment of Big Ears for the year! Musicmatters, 141/6A Vauxhall Street, Colombo 2.
AUDITION CALL Budding or professional actor? Looking for something to while away your time? Mind Adventures are having an audition call for their play that takes place on the 3rd week of April. If this sounds like something you would like to be doing, auditions will be on 3rd Friday, between 6 pm - 9 pm and 4th of February, between 2 pm - 5 pm. Poornam, 131/4 Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 08
OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT X SCARFACE You can start your weekend today at the Good Life Cafe. It's movie night at the cafe. Take your friends and head down in that direction for a scary movie. Good Life Cafe, 3, Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 5.
BOWLING AND BURGERS Bowling and burgers on Independence day sounds like a good plan. Guys, and gals, we are back and ready to get things rolling for the year! Join us on 4th February at 5 p.m., at Strikes, Excel World for a fun-filled session of Bowling! Excel World, No: 338, T B Jayah Mawatha · Colombo 1
CHELSEA VS ARSENAL | 4TH FEBRUARY Everyone in favour of a spot of football on Independence day, head down to Playtrix Sports Bar and Cafe. Chelsea vs. Arsenal is the match that's on from 6 PM onwards. Playtrix Sports Bar and Cafe, Sri Lanka, Racecourse Grand Stand, GS08, Reid Avenue Colombo 7
These are just a handful of recommendations. Check out all our events on our Karamu page. Have yourself a super weekend.
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