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Egypt's recommended arts and culture events of the week: 12-19 July

The last week of Ramadan offers religious chants and traditional folkloric troupes, while the Cairo Opera resumes its Ramadan programming. In parallel, young independent musicians take to stages across Cairo and Alexandria

Ahram Online , Saturday 11 Jul 2015
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Sunday 12 July

 

Film

9pm

CAIRO

Screening of La mafia uccide solo d’estate (Pif, 2013).

Italian Cultural Institute,

3 El-Sheikh El-Marsafi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Inshad
9.30pm
CAIRO

Religious chanting (Inshad) with Ahmed Abdallah

The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn Al-Qasrayn, Moezz Street, Islamic Cairo

Film

9:30pm

CAIRO

As part of its special Ramadan programme ‘Egyptian Classics in Ramadan,’ ROOM will screen Eshaat Hob (Rumour of Love)

ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad Al-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Poetry and music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Poetry night titled, “Samples from Omar Al-Fared’s poetry,” which will also feature singer Ashraf Zidan.

Beit El-Shaer (Poetry House), Beit Al-Set Wasila, Mohamed Abdo Street, Old Cairo

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Concert by Mazameer Al-Nil troupe

El-Sawy Culture Wheel, 26th July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Performance and music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Chanter Amer El-Touny to perform with his band the Egyptian Mawlawiyya

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

CAIRO

LAST DAY

The 'Cairo Cats' exhibition includes artwork and crafts inspired by Cairo’s cats, and will fundraise for the Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals. The exhibition runs until 12 July.

Kafein, 28 Sharif Street, Abdeen, Cairo



Monday 13 July

Exhibition

CAIRO

El Refaai, solo exhibit by Lena Ashraf, Egyptian artist, based in Moscow.

The exhibit runs for a week, till July 18, and is open daily from 10-2 pm and 9-12 pm.

Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, Zamalek.

Inshad

9pm

CAIRO

Zikr and sufi night by El-Sheikha Aziza El-Said

Egyptian Centre for Culture & Arts (Makan), 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, Cairo  

Inshad

9:30pm

CAIRO

Aswat Min Al-Samaa troupe will deliver an inshad performance

Open Air Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Lecture

9pm

CAIRO

Scriptwriter Hala Al-Zaghdani and Syrian writer Mohamed Khayr Al-Halabi will deliver a lecture on Ramadan’s TV dramas.

DAAL for Research and Media, 5 Ibrahim Naguib Street, Garden City, Cairo

Theatre

10pm

ALEXANDRIA

Al-Khandaq play, directed by Mohamed Abd El-Hady and Sherif Abbas.

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria

Rumour of Love
(Photo: Still from film: Rumour of Love)


Tuesday 14 July

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Hany Adel (Wust El-Balad), Ousso Lotfy (Nagham Masry) and Hany El-Dakkak (Massar Egbari) will be performing each other’s songs with new musical arrangements.

Teatro El-Maadi, 10, Street 200, Degla, Maadi. The villa is right next to the Embassy of South Africa.

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Omar Khairat live concert

MUST Opera House, 6th of October City

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Ebtehalat by singer Ibrahim Rashed, accompanied by his troupe.

Open Air Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

10pm

ALEXANDRIA

Al Khandaq play, directed by Mohamed Abd El-Hady and Sherif Abbas.

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria


Wednesday 15 July

Comedy show and music

9pm

CAIRO

A vibrant night comprising a comedy show by Mohamed Salem and music by Shady Ahmed.

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 8 Ahmed Sabry Street, off Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

10pm

CAIRO

For the second time, Hany Adel (Wust El-Balad), Ousso Lotfy (Nagham Masry) and Hany El-Dakkak (Massar Egbari) will be performing each other’s songs with new musical arrangements.

El-Sawy Culture Wheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Inshad

9:30pm

CAIRO

Inshad by Sayyidna troupe, and puppet show of Al-Seera Ali Hilaleyya.

Open Air Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Mazamir Al Nil troupe
Mazamir Al Nil troupe (Photo: still from YouTube)

 

Thursday 16 July
 

Exhibition

CAIRO

Colours Exhibition, displaying the juried works of 9 photographers, chosen from submissions to Photopia’s June competition.

The exhibit opened 11 July and run till 21 July

Photopia, 15 Somal Street, Korba, Heliopolis

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Concert by Hawas band

El-Sawy Culture Wheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

CAIRO

"Alessandro and Tatiana Monti, Italian Designs on Egyptian Textiles".  The exhibition runs until the end of July.

Italian Cultural Institute,

3 El-Sheikh El-Marsafi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Souad Massi
Souad Massi in a rehearsal at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, March 2015 (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

 

Friday 17 July

Performance

9:30pm

CAIRO

Wamda group for Shadow Puppets and Qarakoz will deliver a clown performance.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret Al-Darb Al-Asfar, Qism Al-Gamaleya, Cairo

Exhibition

CAIRO

LAST DAYS

El Refaai, solo exhibit by Lena Ashraf, Egyptian artist, based in Moscow.

The exhibit runs for a week, till July 18, and is open daily from 10-2 pm and 9-12 pm.

Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, Zamalek.

Exhibition

CAIRO

23 artists, group exhibition, runs until 15 September

Art Lounge Cairo, 37b Ahmed Heshmat Street, First Floor, Apt 2, Zamalek, Cairo


Saturday 18 July

Music

9:30pm

NORTH COAST

Soad Massi live concert

Marassi, North Coast

Exhibition

CAIRO

LAST DAY

El Refaai, solo exhibit by Lena Ashraf, Egyptian artist, based in Moscow.

The exhibit runs for a week, till July 18, and is open daily from 10-2 pm and 9-12 pm.

Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, Zamalek.

Music

5pm

CAIRO

Concert by Black Theama band

El-Sawy Culture Wheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Lena Ashraf
(Photo: fragment of artwork from Lena Ashraf's solo exhibition)


Sunday 19 July

Exhibition

CAIRO

Calligraphy exhibition Hekayet Khatt, featuring the work of 13 artists.

The exhibit opened on 2 July and runs until 24 July. It is open daily from 12:00-5pm and 8-10:30 pm, except Sundays.

Art Corner, 12 Sayed El-Bakri Street, Zamalek

Exhibition

CAIRO

Cinemania exhibition: classic Egyptian movie posters. The exhibition opened on 13 June and runs until 31 July. Read more about the exhibition here.

Darb1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al-Fakhareen, Cairo

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Dance performance and music by the Nile Troupe for
Folk Instruments.  

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret Al-Darb Al-Asfar, Qism Al-Gamaleya, Cairo

 

 

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