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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 29 Sep-1 Oct

Ahram Online highlights a few events that will take place this weekend

Ahram Online , Tuesday 27 Sep 2016
Weekend with culture
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Thursday 29 September
Al-Saberat (Tunisia), as part of Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre, 6pm
Cairo Puppet Theatre, next to the Metro station, Attaba, Cairo

Rock concert by Hossam Karlos and his band,7pm
ADEF DECA, 143, St 8, Moqattam, Cairo

Spartacus ballet to the music of Aram Khachaturian by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company, 8pm
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Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music ensemble, 8pm
Conducted by Salah Ghoubashi in a repertoire of Oum Kalthoum songs
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22, El Horreya Road (formerly Fouad St), Alexandria

Spartacus ballet
Ahmed Yehia as Spartacus in Spartacus ballet by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company, 2014 (Photo: Sherif Sonbol)

Friday 30 September
Zambalek by Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School, 8pm
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El-Genaina Theatre, Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Cairo

The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble, Al-Gumhouriya Theatre, 8pm
Al-Gumhouriya Theatre, 12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Cairo

Egyptian oriental rock band Code Masr, 9pm
3elbat Alwan,15 Ahmed Heshmat St, Zamalek, Cairo

Pop, Soul and R&B Music with Rana Ashour, 8pm

Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad St, El-Raml Station, Alexandria

Zambalek is a new performance by students at Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School. It comprises circus arts and music. (Photo: Still from Zambalek's promotional video)

Saturday 1 October
Cairo Comix Festival, 11am-10pm
The festival opens on 30 September and runs until 2 October
The American University in Cairo, Downtown, Cairo

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, 7.30pm
Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Cairo Symphony Orchestra weekly concert, 8pm
Tchaikovsky's Great Symphonies by Cairo Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by maestro Philippo Arlia.
Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Sharkiat Fathy Salama, 8pm
Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Cairo Symphony Orchestra
The Cairo Symphony Orchestra is Egypt's oldest national orchestra founded in 1959. (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Check our complete listings of arts and culture events for this week:

Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 25 September - 2 October

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