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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 18-20 August

Summer evenings are refreshing when infused with artistic and cultural activities. Ahram Online highlights a few events that will take place this weekend

Ahram Online , Wednesday 17 Aug 2016
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Thursday 18 August

Screening of Bollywood film 'Bang Bang!' at Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, 5pm

Film to be followed by a discussion. Free entry, by registration only. Email: macic@indembcairo.com

Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, 3 Abul Feda Street, 2nd floor, Zamalek, Cairo

Amr Al-Guindi to sign his book Entehar bi Ra’ehat Al Koronfol (Suicide with a Scent of Cloves) at Diwan Bookstore, 7pm

Diwan Bookstore, 159, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Karakeeb Al-Sahara… Goya play at Balloon Theatre, 8pm

Balloon Theatre, Agouza, Salah Jahin Hall, Cairo

The Jets Band in concert at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 8:30pm

The event is part of the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival, which runs until 8 September. Check the festival’s complete programme here.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Open Air Theatre, Alexandria

The Jets
The Jets (Photo: fragment from the BA promotional material)

Friday 19 August

Spanish Folklore by the Mona Borkhart troupe at Mahka Theatre, 8pm

The event is part of the ongoing Citadel Festival for Music and Singing. Check the full programme here.

Mahka Theatre, Saladin Citadel, Cairo.

Lost and Found by Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School (DAAS) students at Falaki Theatre, 8pm

Check our Art Alert here.

Falaki Theatre, Falaki Street, American University Campus, Downtown Cairo

Concert by Peace of Sound at Magnolia Leaves of Art, 8pm

Peace of Sound is an acoustic duo featuring guitarist and vocalist Tarek El-Assi and pianist and vocalist Silver Caplazi.

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis Street, off Mohamed Mazhar Street, Ground Floor, Apt No 4, Zamalek, Cairo

Ahmed Hawary (Keko) live performance at Teatro Eskendria, 7pm

Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad Street, Raml Station, Alexandria

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Lost and Found, April 2014. (Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

Saturday 20 August

Exhibition at Picasso Gallery

A group exhibition showcases 40 paintings by 20 artists tackling Egypt and the features of its people as a main theme. The exhibition runs until 24 August.

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem off Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Fi Qalby Ontha Ebreyya (A Jewish Woman in my Heart) play at Hosapeer Theatre, 5pm and 7pm

Check our Art Alert here.

Hosapeer Theatre, off Galaa Street, Downtown Cairo

‘Mawteni’ theatrical performance at Creativity Centre, 7pm

Creativity Centre, Al-Amir Taz Palace, 27 Al-Soufeieh Street, Manial, Old Cairo

A play for children at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 7:30pm

The event is part of the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival which runs until 8 September. Check the festival’s complete programme here.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Small Theatre, Alexandria

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(Photo: Part of cover for Fi Qalby Ontha Ebreyya book by Khaoula Hamdi)

Check our complete listings of arts and culture events for this week:

Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 14-21 August

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