Colombo's had a couple of days with really nice weather and we hope it holds over the weekend since there's a lot of things happening around town that might require a dose of the same. If you have no ready plans, have a peek at our Karamu section and below is just a gist of the events happening over the weekend.
Friday 6 November
The Symphony Orchestra of Sri Lanka presents Romantic Masterworks Concert with Dushyanthi Perera. Ladies' College, 66, Sir Ernest De Silva Mawatha, Colombo 7.
The International Film Festival is in town and will be hosting a whole lot of movies from all around the world from November 6 to 11. Various locations.
The Elizabeth Moir Senior School will present Footloose – The Musical, based on the movie by the same name. Lionel Wendt, 18, Guildford Crescent, Colombo 07
Saturday 7 November
Make your way down to Qbaa- Restaurant, Wine Cellar for an evening of music when Jigsaw Ensemble presents – Anonymous : The Debut, on November 7. Qbaa- Restaurant, Wine Cellar & Music Lounge, 2, De Fonseka Road, Colombo 5.
A couple of years ago, on the 5th of November 2011 a group of people with a passion for music met. That meeting has grown into one of the most awaited monthly gigs with a whole lot of great local performers and audiences vying to get their hands on a ticket to their gigs. Rustic Homeware, Rajagiriya.
The folks at the Book Swap are serving up their usual with a tiny twist. In keeping with last week's Halloween, they are having a Boo Swap instead. Java Lounge, 135, Jawatta Road, Colombo 5.
Sunday 8 November
Here's a call out to all Bathiya and Santhush fans. They are back on that stage again at the Nelum Pokuna this November 8.Nelum Pokuna – Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, Colombo 7