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At a glance: Egypt's arts and culture in May 2016

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Ahram Online , Tuesday 31 May 2016
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Features, interviews, reviews

From Rags to Riches: up-cycled materials to become art in Cairo's public spaces

I wanted Beckett's play to speak for itself: Director of Waiting for Godot in Cairo staging

Big Brother is watching you: Adaptation of Orwell's 1984 performed in Cairo theatre

Snakes and Ladders: Daunting Egyptian bureaucracy unveiled on a theatre stage

INTERVIEW: Mind and soul: An evening with internationally acclaimed pianist Wael Farouk

INTERVIEW: French jazz musician François Jeanneau sketches the Soundpainting experience in Cairo

INTERVIEW: 'It is natural for an artist to express what affects him': Algerian singer Souad Massi in Cairo

INTERVIEW: 'In India I became in touch with the texture of life': French choreographer Gilles Chuyen

INTERVIEW: 'Dance to inspire and elevate': Dona Ganguly brings India's Odissi to Egypt

Syrian pianist's journey from the instrument reduced to ashes in Yarmouk to performing in Germany

'Watch the film before judging it': Clash director tells Egypt state TV anchor

Snapshot: Instagrabbing Palestinian landscapes

In photos: Egyptian renowned artist Nagy Shaker retrospective showcases breadth, depth of career

Snakes and Ladders
In his endeavors, Ivan (centre, wearing the sued jacket) meets several officials working in administrative offices. Snakes and Ladders, directed by Khaled Galal. (Photo: Al-Sayed Abdel-Qader)

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Everything you need to know about Ramadan 2016 TV series

Google Doodle honours Egyptian icon Faten Hamama

Egypt's national theatre produces first play performed by actors with special needs

Cairo Opera House launches mobile application

American Ninja Warriors show hits Egypt's Hurghada

Chris de Burgh concert at Giza pyramids postponed

‘After the Spring: Rewriting History’: Al-Ahram holds second exhibition of the season

Second edition of Faten Hamama Film Festival kicks off in Cairo

Egyptian state cultural institutions to close for three-day mourning period

'Hepta highest-grossing romantic film in history of Egyptian cinema': Distributors

Joke about Syrian city lands Egyptian actor Ahmed Adam in hot water

Egypt’s Luxor African Film festival reveals details of upcoming edition in Cannes

Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab to join advisory committee of 38th Cairo Festival

Faten Hamama
Google doodle with Faten Hamama

Egyptian artists join campaign in solidarity with arrested Street Children troupe

'Yamal el Sham': Beiteddine Art Festival celebrates the Levant's musical and cultural heritage

Egyptian political satirist Bassem Youssef to perform at Lebanon's Beiteddine Art Festival

Samir Ghanem's 'Fatouta' among TV classics revived this Ramadan

Egyptian artists to pay tribute to Oum Kalthoum in Morocco's sacred music festival

Mohamed Khan's Before the Summer Crowds to be released in Tunisian cinemas

Before the Summer Crowds by Egypt's Mohamed Khan to screen in Iraq

But A Storm Is Blowing From Paradise: Egyptian artists at the Guggenheim

Week two of Cairotronica Symposium: Film screenings at Zawya

Everything you need to know about week one of Cairotronica Symposium

Open call: Short film scripts with opportunity of production

Sixth edition of Nassim El-Raqs Festival to take over Alexandria public spaces

Egyptian Actor Wael Nour dies of heart attack at 55

Khaled Abol Naga
Khaled Abol Naga (Photo: Khaled Abol Naga's Facebook page)

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Award-winning Palestinian film 3,000 Nights to be released in Iraq and Tunisia

'I'm very happy because I'm here in Gaza': Ai Weiwei in Palestine to film a documentary on refugees

'The Salesman': Iranian director Asghar Farhadi wins Best Screenplay award at Cannes

Iranian star Shahab Hosseini wins best actor award at Cannes

Iran cracks down on Instagram models posing without headscarves

Iranian filmmaker sentenced to 233 lashes for documentary about graffiti in Tehran

New Palestinian Museum 'a key part of building an independent state': President Mahmud Abbas

'It's a call for love': Palestinian director adapts Romeo and Juliet to the reality of Gaza

Saudi animated film Bilal screens at Cannes

Dance still deeply frowned upon in religiously conservative Pakistan

'The dream started becoming a reality' Bouteflika on building mega-mosque in Algeria's Islamic culture complex

Uzbek-American actress, an ex-refugee, sets out to help Syrian migrants

PHOTOS: Russian conductor Gergiev leads concert of Mariinsky theatre's orchestra in Syrian Palmyra

Asil Ensemble's new album inspired by Egyptian activist's article penned from prison

A New Breed of Hero
(Photo: Still from Bilal: A New Breed of Hero)

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