Hello Weekend.

The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend, so here’s YAMU doing our bit to make your weekend productively full so that you can brag about it on Monday… We’re kind like that.

Friday 8th August

Single Malt Evenings


A·fi·ci·o·na·do – a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about an activity, subject, or pastime. Right then now we got that out of the way. No, this is not an English class. It’s a taste off – a-ha I know I got your attention now. Galle Face Hotel Library 2 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka.


Hindustani Vocal Music Recital

The Indian Cultural Centre of Colombo will be presenting Hindustani Vocal Music Recital by Sanjaya Hemal Wahalathanthri.  Indian Cultural Center 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07.

Beergasm 2014

The stuff you learn every day… It’s new breed of holidays marking the strangest things.

Did you know that on the 1 of August is International Beer Day?  Taphouse by RNR Canal Row, Colombo 1.


Music In The Courtyard

Music In The Courtyard will feature an eclectic mix of acoustic music provided by young performers as well as professionals. The evening will consist of several short sets and feature some of the best student groups from Musicmatters School performing a range of originals and cover songs. Goethe Institut 39 Gregory Road Colombo 7.

Grease Yaka

Social phobias, phenomenon and the peculiarities of society. Grease Yaka is a production directed by Ruwanthie De Chickera and presented by AnandaDrama in collaboration with Stages Theatre Group. Lionel Wendt Theatre 18 Guildford Crescent, Colombo 7.


Saturday 9th August

TNL Onstage Season 14 : Preliminary Three

The third preliminary round of TNL Onstage 2014 will take place at the Long Bar at Waters Edge. Long Bar, Waters Edge 316, Ethul Kotte Road, Battaramulla.

Stories at Sunset: Shehan Karunatilaka on Chinaman

Head down to Galled this Sunday to join Ashok Ferry in conversation with Shehan Karunatilaka about his book Chinaman. Luna Terrace Closenberg Hotel 11 Closenberg Road, Galle.


Nerd Salon 11: What Happened To Nerd Salon 10?


For the majority of the year you will see them (actually not) shut away from the outside world staring into a bright monitor, yping up code and conquering virtual worlds or discussing rocket science on sci-fi forums online, or dissecting sci-fi movies. 185/9A Havelock Road, Colombo 5.

Book Lovers Day

It’s International Book Lovers Day. So grab the book lovers in your life and head off to the CIOCONAT Lounge where there’s a lot happening thanks to them kind people at Annasi & Kadalagotu. CIOCONAT Lounge 107 Barnes Place, Colombo 7.

The Main Concert

The Main Concert wraps up with international artists and groups. The featured artists are Australia’s Simon Barker’s trio Chiri. Chiri is an internationally recognized cross-cultural ensemble with Korean singer Bae il Dong and Australian trumpeter Scott Tinkler. Viharamahadevi Park Amphetheatre, Colombo 7.

IIHE Semester Mingle

Its a party at the IIHE (Imperial Institute of Higher Education) as the mingle at the Semester Mingle. No 25 1/2, Tower Building, Station Road, Colombo 4.


D.A.S H. which stands for Domestic Abuse Stops Here has put together an evening of performing arts and brought about a blend of talent in the aim of raising awareness against domestic violence and abuse. Park Street Mews 50/1 Park Street, Colombo 2.

And after all of that running around we figure, you just wanna sleep in and laze around the whole of the Sunday 🙂

Happy Weekend Folks.

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