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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 19-26 March

Not only do Cairo and Alexandria embrace the ongoing artistic festivals, but the two cities also offer a large assortment of events outside the festival's dynamics. Check them out below

Ahram Online , Sunday 19 Mar 2017
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Sunday 19 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Filth and The Fury

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Pescador (Ecuador), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

The Last Farewell, by Hany Rashed. Check our Art Alert here.

Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champollion street, Downtown, Cairo

 

Soma, 14 Mohamed El-Maraashli St., Zamalek,Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Carga Sellada (Bolivia) , part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Decline of Western Civilization II

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Waslet Samaa band

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Egypt Resumes Giving, paintings by Farghali Abdel-Hafiz, and Sculpture by Abdel-Aziz Saab

Zamalek Art Gallery, 11 Brazil St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Tanta Agua (Uruguay), part of Ibero-American Film Week, which runs till 21 March.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Film

8.30pm

CAIRO

Coffee and film night: screening Play It Again, Sam

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Nights with Warsha: Doom’s Day, musical theatre. Part of D-CAF festival

AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini Street (on AUC campus), Downtown, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Lecture

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Cinema Lesson 7: “The Alexandrian Character in Egyptian Cinema” by researcher Samy Helmy

Auditorium, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

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Jazz Tales Festival, Rag Trads performing at Ewart Hall

 

Monday 20 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Gloria (Chile), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of 45 Years

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Al-Maqam play

Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Kawareb Waraqia (Paper Boats), paintings by Nabil Ali

Al-Kahila Gallery, 15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandessin, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Monday

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Frantz

Balcon Heliopolis, 26 Sohag S., Heliopolis, Cairo

Film

9.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Asu Mare (Peru), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

 

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Frantz (Photo: Still from the film)


Tuesday 21 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here

The American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Gerhart Theater

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Decline of Western Civilization II

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Amores Perros (Mexico), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Death Metal in Angola

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of West Beirut (1998)

ADEF DECA
143, St no. 8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Pianist Omar Khayrat and his orchestra.

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Gala concert by the Cairo Opera Company.

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Carmen Soliman concert

6th of October City, Giza, Misr University for Science and Technology, Tel 01094444273

Film

9.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of El Manazno Azul (Venezuela), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Safha Raqam 13 (Page Number 13) play

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria


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D-CAF (Photo: part of promotional material for D-CAF)


Wednesday 22 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here

The American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Gerhart Theater

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Twelve Monkeys. Check our Art Alert here.

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Iman Shaker and Friends concert

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Pianist Omar Khayrat and his orchestra.

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

11am, 7pm

CAIRO

Le Petit Prince dance performance, based on the novel of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Choreography and staging: Georgia Moffa and Rebecca Dodge (UK)

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria


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Hageen band (Photo: Hageen Facebook)


Thursday 23 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Death Metal in Angola

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of 24 Hour Party People

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tohamy inshad concert

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble performs classical Arab music.

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble.

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre, 12 El-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Cat Stevens Tribute Night with Stand Alone kArkAdAn band

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Hageen, reggae band

The Garage, Jesuit Cultural Center, 298 Port Said St., Cleopatra, Alexandria

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

The Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria

 

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Temporal Semiotics, exhibition by Malak Yacout (Photo: Townhouse Gallery Facebook page)

 

Friday 24 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Exhibition opening

12pm

CAIRO

Forty Years in Egypt, retrospective painting exhibition for artist Britt Boutros Ghali

ArtsMart, Km 28, Cairo-Alex Desert Rd., behind Total gas station, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Cinema Memory: Tribute to Mohamed Bakr

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz concert. Check the details here

Ewart Hall, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Tahrir, Square, Downtown Cairo

Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO

“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muizz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Jazz Tales Festival. Jazz concert. Check the details here

Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

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The Last Farewell, exhibition by Hany Rashed (Photo: part of promotional material for the exhibition)

 

Saturday 25 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Theatre

5pm

CAIRO

Habibtak Ya Masr, Ala Fein  (Your Love, Egypt, Where to?) play

Hosapeer Theatre, off Galaa St., Downtown Cairo

Exhibition opening

6pm

CAIRO

Le Harem, painting exhibition by Hossam Dirar

Art Talks gallery, 8 El-Kamel Mohamed St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm
CAIRO

Paintings by Nazli Madkour

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem st., off Brazil St., Zamalek., Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz concert. Check the details here

Ewart Hall, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Tahrir, Square, Downtown Cairo

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Metropolitan Opera (Live in HD): Idomeneo (W.A. Mozart

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Jazz Tales Festival. Jazz concert. Check the details here

Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

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Tanta Agua, part of Ibero-American film festival (Photo: Still from the film)

 

Sunday 26 March
 

Contemporary art festival

CAIRO

D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.

Various venues.

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of 24 Hour Party People

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of I’m Not There

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

El-Fan El-Sadeq with Mounir Sadek, performing songs by Mounir Mourad

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Footnote in Ballet History. Read more about the film here.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7.30

CAIRO

NVICinema: Syria, Zaatari Djinn, followed by Q&A with Ruth Vandewalle

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Film

8.30pm

CAIRO

Coffee and film night: screening of From Dusk till Dawn

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

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The Little Prince (Photo: Illustration for the book by Antoine De Saint Exupery)

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