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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 25-27 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 , Thursday 25 Aug 2016
Weekend with culture
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Thursday 25 August

A stand-up comedy show by Ali Qandil at El Sawy Culturewheel, 7pm

El Sawy Culturewheel, River Hall, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Peace of Sound Live Show at 3elbat Alwan, 8pm

3elbat Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Do’souka band in concert at ROOM Art Space, 8pm

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

Sorour Project at Teatro Eskendria, 7pm

Teatro Eskendria, 
25 Fouad Street, Raml Station, Alexandria

Bread II
Artwork by Hanaa El-Degham (Photo: Soha Elsirgany)

Friday 26 August

Ghona Masri troupe in concert at Creativity Centre, 6pm

Creativity Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Time Has Run Out poetry and music night at El-Sawy Culturewheel, 8pm

Eskenderella band and poet Amin Haddad will present a poetry and music evening titled El-Waqt Saraqna ("Time Has Run Out"). Read more here.

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


Shereen Abdo’s musical project fusing Arabic melodies and rock at ROOM Art Space, 8pm

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

Rima Khcheich 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

Rima Khcheich
Lebanese musician Rima Khcheich (Photo: Fragment from promotional material, courtesy of BA Arts Centre)

Saturday 27 August

Bread II exhibition at Darb 1718

This collective art exhibition showcases different art mediums, including photography, video and installations. The exhibition runs until 31 August.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shama Street, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis metro station

Shakespeare's Measure for Measure at Falaki Theatre, 8pm

The play is directed by Waleed Hammad and runs daily until 31 August.

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

El-Dor El-Awal in concert at El-Genaina Theatre, 8.30pm

El-Genaina Theatre, Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Cairo

Star of Orient theatre 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

Measure for Measure
(Photo: Fragment from promotional material)

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

 Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 21-28 August

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