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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 6-13 Mar

This is a great week for children with many performances offered by the Hakawy Festival. Egypt's culture scene also offers films, exhibitions, theatre plays, dance performances and more. Check them out below

Ahram Online , Saturday 5 Mar 2016
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Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

Sunday 6 Mar

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Past Will Return.

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

Exhibition

6pm

CAIRO

Building an Alternative Film Archive, curated by Cimatheque Alternative Film Centre. Read more here.

K Project Space, Kafein Cafe, 28 Sharif Street, Abdeen, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Special screening of El-Moshagheb (The Mischievous) , followed by discussion with the filmmaker Fathallah Mahrous. Check our Art Alert here.

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

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Men El-Qalb lel Qalb (Heart to Heart), a poetic adaptation of The Little Prince by Foad Haddad.

Qawmi (National) Theatre, Ataba, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

‘Roma Farghali,’ by artist Farghali Abdel Hafiz. The exhibition runs until 4 April. Check our art alert here.

Zamalek Art Gallery: 11 Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7.30pm
CAIRO

Captain Belia, a children’s play starring Reda Edris, Randa Qotb and Fadi Khafaga, written by Amin Bakir and directed by Youssef Abu-Zeid.

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre, 6 Halim St, at the beginning of 26th July Street, Attaba, Downtown

Film

7.30

CAIRO

Screening of Um Ghayeb (Mother of the Unborn) by director Nadine Salib.

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

Performance

8pm

CAIRO

Hands on Synesthesia, a multisensory art performance by Claudio Curciotti.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa Street, Al-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

Film

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Screening of Coldness, followed by a talk with the director Mohamed El-Dabah.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Strings Concert by BA Orchestra with violin soloist and conductor Abdelhamid El-Showeikh and violin soloist Sidonie Bougamont. The concert will feature works by Bach, Handel, Britten, Barber and Massenet.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

Awtar
Fragment from Hakawy festival's promotional material (Photo: courtesy of Hakawy festival)

Monday 7 Mar
 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Past Will Return.

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

Talk

1pm

CAIRO

Top 10 Myths about Arabic Poetry, a talk by Dr Adam Talib. Part of Qahwa & Kalam Lunch Hour series by the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilisations.

American University in Cairo (HUSS building, Room P071) Road 90, New Cairo

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Room (2015) followed by discussion.

Dawaaer El-Tawafoq, 64 Bostan Street, Abdeen, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Daft Punk.

Balcon Heliopolis, 26 Sohag Street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

A chamber music concert featuring Mohamed Refaat.

Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
9.30pm
CAIRO

Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform Sufi music.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary, Mohamed Abdou St, off El-Moez St and El-Azhar Street, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


Ramifications
From Ramifications exhibition by Samir Fouad (Photo: courtesy of Picasso Art Gallery)


Tuesday 8 Mar
 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Past Will Return.

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

Exhibition

6pm

CAIRO

Building an Alternative Film Archive, curated by Cimatheque Alternative Film Centre. Read more here.

K Project Space, Kafein Cafe, 28 Sharif Street, Abdeen, Cairo

Workshop

6pm

CAIRO

Portrait Collage workshop by Shahira Kamal. For reservation call: 01011111605

Place Des Arts, 25 Orabi Street, Maadi, Cairo

Film

6.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro, 2006).

Arab Digital Expression Foundation, 143 Street #8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

An evening of classical and tango music by Awtar Quarter and violinist Ahmed Ramzy.

Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Ballet

8pm

CAIRO

Ballet Flamenco de Madrid will perform ‘Fiesta Flamenca’ and ‘Carmina Burana’ ballets. To be followed by performances on 9, 10 and 11 March.

Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

A singing recital by Shehab Hosni.

El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Talk

6pm

ALEXANDRIA

Discussion on Mr Robot TV series and capitalism in visual culture. Read more here.

MASS Alexandria, 2 El-Madina El-Monawara Street, Miami, Alexandria

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Roma Fargahli
From Roma Fargahli exhibition by Fargahli Abdel Hafiz (Photo: courtesy of Zamalek Art Gallery)

Wednesday 9 Mar
 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Talk

1.30pm

CAIRO

Lecture on artist Hassan Youssef Amin.

Faculty of Art Education, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

3pm, 7pm

CAIRO

Two screenings of Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring (2003).

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis Street, off Mohamed Mazhar, Zamalek

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

El-Taana (The Stab) play.

Osiris, Osiris, 68 Qasr Al-Aini Street, Second Floor, Apartment 23, Garden City, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Zar music by Mazaher Ensemble.

Makan - Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, El-Dawaween, Downtown, Cairo

Ballet

8pm

CAIRO

Ballet Flamenco de Madrid will perform ‘Fiesta Flamenca’ and ‘Carmina Burana’ ballets. To be followed by performances on 10 and 11 March.

Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Performance by Egoz, part of Mazzika X El-Sat7 events by Darb 1718.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa Street, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

A classical Arab music concert featuring singer and oud player Ahmed Al-Haggar.

El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
9.30pm
CAIRO

Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform Sufi music.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary, Mohamed Abdou Street, off El-Moez Street and El-Azhar Street, Cairo

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Fouad and Mounib, piano and violin duo.

Small Theatre, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

Aga Boom
Fragment from Hakawy festival's promotional material (Photo: courtesy of Hakawy festival)

Thursday 10 Mar
 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

CAIRO

Feraq Bela Makan (Troupes Without a Place) theatre festival.

Opera Malak Theatre, El-Azbakeya, Old Cairo

Exhibition Opening

4pm

CAIRO

Naema’s Office is Bleeding 2, a group exhibition from the results of painting and collage workshop by Hany Rashed. Runs till 21 March.

Medrar, 7 Gamal El-Din Abou El-Mahasen Street, Garden City, Cairo

Stand-up Comedy

5pm

CAIRO

Meen Dol? (Who Are These?) group stand-up comedy show.

Hosapeer Theatre, off Galaa Street, Behind Railway Hospital, Downtown Cairo

Music
7.30pm
CAIRO

Hysteria band plays selected songs from the animated Disney movies.

El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Mohakmet Kezm play. Read more here.

Falaki Theater, AUC Tahrir Campus, 24 Falaki Street, Downtown Cairo

Ballet

8pm

CAIRO

Ballet Flamenco de Madrid will perform ‘Fiesta Flamenca’ and ‘Carmina Burana’ ballets. To be followed by performances on 11 March.

Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi singer Amer El-Toni, performs Sufi songs and dances.

El-Gumhouriya Theatre, 12 El-Gumhouriya Street, Abdin, Downtown Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

An Egyptian-Japanese musical concert.

Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (Photo: still from the film)

Friday 11 Mar
 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Poetry

6pm

CAIRO

The Poetry Session: Session Three.

Madaar, 2 Street 11, Maadi, Cairo

Music

7pm

Cairo

Basata band.

Open Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Inshad

7.30pm

CAIRO

Inshad by El-Ikhwa Abou Shaar.

El-Sawy Culturewheel, River Hall, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Ballet

8pm

CAIRO

Ballet Flamenco de Madrid will perform ‘Fiesta Flamenca’ and ‘Carmina Burana’ ballets.

Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Mohakmet Kezm play. Read more here.

 

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Hisham Kharma concert.

El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

Room
(Photo: still from Room)

 

Saturday 12 Mar

 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Day trip

9am

CAIRO

Day trip to Sakkara and Mit Rahina for reservation and info call: 01015224553

Bus meeting point at Abdel Moneim Riyad Square, Downtown Cairo.

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Ghost World (2001).

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis Street, off Mohamed Mazhar Street., Zamalek, Cairo

Talent show

6pm

CAIRO

Mashroo3 Al-Mareekh.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa Street, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Concert by the instrumental quartert, Maktoub.

Madaar, 2 Street 11, Maadi

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Mohakmet Kezm play. Read more here.

 

Music
9.30pm
CAIRO

Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform Sufi music.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary, Mohamed Abdou Street, off El-Moez Street and El-Azhar Street, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


Mohakmet Kezm play
Mohakmet Kezm play (Photo: fragment form the play's promotional material)

 

Sunday 13 Mar
 

Theatre for children
Check the programme

6th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children. Check the full programme here.

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

‘Ramifications,’ an exhibition by artist Samir Fouad. The exhibition will run until 2 April. Check our art alert here.

Picasso Art Gallery, 30 Hassen Assem Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7.15pm

CAIRO

Screening of Zelal (2010), followed by Q&A session with the film’s director and producer Marianne Khoury. Read more about the film here.

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

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of West (2013), part of March German Film Night at Darb 1718.

This is a special screening with registration required by filling in this form.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa Street, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Mohakmet Kezm play. Read more here.

Falaki Theater, AUC Tahrir Campus, 24 Falaki Street, Downtown Cairo

Ballet

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Ballet Flamenco de Madrid will perform ‘Fiesta Flamenca’ and ‘Carmina Burana’ ballets.

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 Sharia Tariq Al-Horreyya, Alexandria

Ghost World
Ghost World (Photo: still from the film)

EXHIBITIONS this week
 

Exhibition

10-21 Mar

CAIRO

Naema’s Office is Bleeding 2, a group exhibition from the results of painting and collage workshop by Hany Rashed.

Medrar, 7 Gamal El-Din Abou El-Mahasen Street, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

6 Mar-4 Apr

CAIRO

‘Roma Farghali,’ by artist Farghali Abdel Hafiz. Check our art alert here.

Zamalek Art Gallery: 11 Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

13 Mar-2 Apr

CAIRO

‘Ramifications,’ an exhibition by artist Samir Fouad.  Check our art alert here.

Picasso Art Gallery, 30 Hassen Assem St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

24 Feb-13 Mar

CAIRO

A Hidden Message, group exhibition of 10 artists.

Art Lounge, 37b Ahmed Heshmat Street, 1st Floor, Apt 2, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

25 Feb-5 Apr

CAIRO

Indelible, a photography exhibition by renowned photographer and photojournalist Randa Shaath.

 

Gypsum Gallery, 5 Ibrahim Naguib, Ground Floor, Apt 2, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

15 Feb-TBA

CAIRO

Soul by Karim Abd El-Malak.

Safar Khan Gallery, Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

18 Feb-TBA

CAIRO

Spirit Inspiration, sculpture exhibition by Houreya El-Sayed.

Hungarian Cultural Counsellor, Balass Institute, 13 Gawad Hosni Street, 2nd floor, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

2 Mar-TBA

CAIRO

Accepting the Other, by Safeya Qabbani.

Nile Art Gallery, 14 El-Montazah street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

21 Feb-5 April

CAIRO

Indelible, a photography exhibition by renowned photographer and photojournalist Randa Shaath.

Gypsum Gallery, 5 Ibrahim Naguib Street, Apt 2, Ground Floor, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

3-15 Mar

ALEXANDRIA

(im)Possibilities exhibition by artist Noha Nagy.

Atelier Alexandria, 6 Victor Bassili Street, El-Pharaana, El-Azarita, Alexandria

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