Thursday 13 October
Book discussion of 104 Al Kahera (104 Cairo), a novel by writer Doha Assi, at Alef Bookstore, 7pm
Alef Bookstore, 33 Geziret El-Arab Street, Mohandeseen, above Club Aldo, Cairo
Screenings of films participating in the 20th National Film Festival at Cairo Opera House, 8pm
The festival runs between 12 and 20 October.
Small Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo
‘The Perfect’ dance performance at Al-Gomhoriya Theatre, 8pm
The performance is by Forsan El Sharq for Heritage Dance Company and will be staged daily between 13 and 16 October.
Al-Gomhoriya Theatre, 12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, Downtown, Cairo
National Arabic Music Ensemble at Alexandria Opera House, 8pm
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road (formerly Fouad Street), Alexandria
'Star of the Orient' is a musical centred on a girl who loves to sing. (Photo: Fragment from promotional material)
Friday 14 October
Two concerts by Massar Egbari at El Sawy Culturewheel, 4pm
Wisdom Hall, El Sawy Culturewheel, End of 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo
‘Star of the Orient’ musical and visual performance at El-Genaina Theatre, 4:30pm and 6pm
Read more here.
El-Genaina Theatre, Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, El-Darassa, Cairo
Jazz oldies by Shereen Abdo at ROOM Art Space, 8pm
ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo
Tarbiea Band at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria
Shereen Abdo will revisit jazz oldies in her 14 October concert at ROOM Art Space. (Photo: Fragment from promotional material)
Saturday 15 October
Hall of Art exhibition at ABn’G World
An exclusive exhibition featuring works by over 15 renowned artists, including Omar El-Nagdy, George Bahgoury and Omar Abdel Zaher among others. The exhibition runs until 17 October.
ABn’G World, 2 Taha Hussain Street, Ismail Mohamed Building, Zamalek, Cairo
Battle of Plays:Tristo vs Toctonic at Heliopolis Library, 7pm
Heliopolis Library, 42 El-Orouba Street, Heliopolis, Cairo
Tchaikovsky’s Great Symphonies by Cairo Symphony Orchestra at Cairo Opera House, 8pm
Symphony No. 5 in E minor. The concert will also include Ahmed El Saedi’s Prologue for Full Orchestra and Ibert’s Flute Concerto. Conductor: Nayden Todorov, soloist: Mina Ghobrial.
Main Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo
Book fair at Bayt El Kotob, 11am-11pm
The fair runs until 21 October.
Bayt El-Kotob, Zahran Roshdi Street, Alexandria (Tel. 01067274880, 03-5822660)
Cairo Symphony Orchestra in 53rd season (2011-2012). (Photo: Sherif Sonbol)
Check our complete listings of arts and culture events for this week:
Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 9-16 October
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