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Everything you need to know about Week 3 of the 2016 D-CAF festival

Ahram Online brings you the programme of week three of this year’s Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), which runs until 22 April

Ahram Online , Monday 11 Apr 2016
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The fifth annual Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) kicked off 31 March. 

D-CAF’s third week brings Cairenes yet another vibrant selection of local and international music, dance, theatre, film and visual arts.

Programme:

Interactive performance: Home Visit Cairo (Germany/Egypt)
14 April, two performances per day (5pm and 9pm)
Various apartments in Downtown Cairo (TBA)

Exhibition: Sounds As If
Tuesday, 29 March, the exhibition will run until 25 April
. Open on weekdays from 5-9pm and on weekends from 3-9pm

Old French Consulate, 5 El-Fadl Street, behind El-Abd, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo


Kodak Passageway, 20 Adly Street, Downtown Cairo


Bassiouny Shop, 13 Mahmoud Bassiouny Street, Downtown Cairo

Theatre: Small Rooms
14 and 15 April, 5-7pm
El Warsha, 17 Sherif Street, Downtown Cairo

Video work and dance performance: Dance Night 1, Out of there (Syria) + Mahalli (Lebanon) + BelBaladi (Egypt)
14 and 15 April, 8-10pm
AUC Falaki Theatre, Downtown Cairo

Electronic Live Performance: Arabstazy (Tunisia)
Thursday, 14 April, 10pm-1am
Shahrazad Nightclub, Downtown Cairo

Symposium: Artistic Production and Distribution: Challenges and Opportunities
Day 1: Friday 15 April
, 10am to 2.30pm
Day 2: Saturday, 16 April, 10am to 2.30pm
The GrEEK Campus, 28 Falaki Street, Bab El-Louk, Downtown Cairo

Interactive sound installation: Gardens Speak (Lebanon/UK)
15, 16, 17 April (two performances a day: 12pm, 4pm)
Monday, 18 April, 12pm 
17 Gawad Hosni Street, Downtown Cairo

Street puppets performance: El Kousha Puppets (Egypt)
Friday, 15 April
, 2-5pm
Alfy Bey Street, Downtown Cairo
Saturday 16 April
, 2-5pm

El Shawarby Street, Downtown Cairo

Dance performance: Body To Body (Egypt/The Netherlands)
Friday 15 April
, 2-5pm
Alfy Bey Street, Downtown Cairo 
Saturday 16 April
, 2-5pm

El Shawarby Street, Downtown Cairo 

Outdoor dance work: Gaze (UK/Egypt)
Friday 15 April
, 2-5pm
Alfy Bey Street, Downtown Cairo 
Saturday 16 April
, 2-5pm
El Shawarby Street, Downtown Cairo 

Music: Studio Stella, Ahmed El Sweasy, Abdelbaset Hammouda, Islam Chipsy
Friday 15 April
, 8pm- 1am
The GrEEK Campus, 28 Falaki Street, Bab El-Louk, Downtown Cairo

Documentary theatre: Zig Zig (Egypt)
15 and 16 April
, 8-9.30pm

Jesuit Theatre, 15 El-Mahrany Street, El-Faggala, Ramsis, Cairo

Public reading: Literature @Downtown
Saturday 16 April
, 6pm
Eish we Malh restaurant, 20 Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Theatre: Where Can I Find Someone Like You, Ali? (Lebanon/Palestine)
Saturday 16 April
,6-7.30pm
Sunday, 17 April, 8-9.30pm
Rawabet Theatre, 3 Hussein El-Meamar Street, Cairo

Film screening: Cemetry of Splendour (Thailand, 2015)
Sunday 17 April
, 9.30pm
Tuesday 19 April
, 6.30pm 

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

Film screening: The Wonders (Italy, 2009)
Sunday 17 April
, 6.30pm
Tuesday 19 April
, 9.30pm 

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

Film masterclass: Adapting Literature to Film (France/Egypt)
Wednesday 20 April, 
7pm

Balassi Institute, 13 Gawad Hosni Street, 2nd floor, Abdeen, Cairo

 

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