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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 20-27 November

More films this week as the Cairo International Film festival continues in parallel to many exhibitions, musical nights and plays

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Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

Sunday 20 November

 

Film
CAIRO

Cairo International Film Festival: 15-24 November

Various venues

Exhibition

Last Days

CAIRO

The Egyptian Mrs.Merril, exhibition by artist Eman Hussein.

Osiris, 68 Qasr Al-Aini St, second floor, Apartment 23, Garden City, Cairo

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Third Cairo International Film Critics Week, running till 23 November

 

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Expired Ink, group exhibition with ten artists. Check our Art Alert here.

Medrar, 7 Gamal El Din Abou El Mahasen St. Garden City, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

‘Askar Wa Haramiyya’ play, directed by Mahmoud El Lozy.

American University in Cairo, Malak Gabr Arts Theatre,  Road 90, New Cairo

Exhibition

7pm

CAIRO

‘The past is always an invented land’ - Orhan Pamuk. An exhibition of objects, artworks, ephemera, and other relics of Egypt’s modernist past from the Amgad Naguib Collection.

Townhouse Gallery,  10 Nabarawy street, off Champolion street, Downtown, Cairo.

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Danish Film Night: Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa, El-Fakhareen, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Strange Love Affair with Ego. Check our Art Alert here

NVIC Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi St, Zamalek

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Iraqi oud player Naseer Shamma in concert.

El Sawy Culturewheel-- River Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Italian movie: La Finestra Di Fronte (2003)

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

Lecture

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Discussion with poet Ismail Aqqab.

Alexandria Creativity Centre, 1 Horreya St, Alexandria

Theatre
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Theatrical Performance: In Egypt’s Name.
Poems by Salah Jahin. The performance will be repeated on Monday 21 November

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Scheherazade by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Alexandria Opera House

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


first draft
First Draft play (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Monday 21 November

 

Film
CAIRO

Cairo International Film Festival: 15-24 November

Various venues

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Third Cairo International Film Critics Week, running till 23 November

 

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Hannah Ardendt (For American University in Cairo community only)

The American University in Cairo, Room P007, Next to Bassily hall, Road 90, New Cairo

Exhibition

Last days

7pm

CAIRO

Future Pioneers, sculpture exhibition. The exhibition runs until 23 November

Al Kahila Gallery, 5 El Batal Ahmed Abdel Aziz St., Mohandessin, Cairo

Lecture

7pm

CAIRO

Lecture on: The Importance of Michaelmas in the Hungarian Peasant Culture, by ethnologist and cultural anthropologist Hannah Foster

Balassi Institute
Hungarian Cultural Counsellor Office
13 Gawad Hosni St, Abdeen, Downtown, second floor, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

‘Askar Wa Haramiyya’ play, directed by Mahmoud El Lozy.

American University in Cairo, Malak Gabr Arts Theatre,  Road 90, New Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Iraqi oud player Naseer Shamma in concert.

El Sawy Culturewheel-- River Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
7.30pm
CAIRO

Screening of A War (2015)

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag St, Heliopolis, Cairo

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.

Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Theatre
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Theatrical Performance: In Egypt’s Name.
Poems by Salah Jahin. The performance will be repeated on Monday 21 November

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


dokkan
Dokkan band (Photo: part of promotional material)


Tuesday 22 November

 

Film
CAIRO

Cairo International Film Festival: 15-24 November

Various venues

Exhibition

Last Days

CAIRO

Expired Ink, group exhibition with ten artists. Check our Art Alert here.

Medrar, 7 Gamal El Din Abou El Mahasen St. Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

Last Days

CAIRO

Selected works from Inktober, featuring works by George Azmy, Hany Mahfouz, Mohamed Fathy and Mohamed Salah

Soma Art, 14 Maraashli street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

5pm

CAIRO

‘Askar Wa Haramiyya’ play, directed by Mahmoud El Lozy.

American University in Cairo, Malak Gabr Arts

Theatre,  Road 90, New Cairo

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Third Cairo International Film Critics Week, running till 23 November

 

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Tokyo Sonata

Arab Digital Expression Foundation (ADEF), 143 St 8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

The Beatles by Sakia Puppet Theatre

El Sawy Culturewheel--Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Ordinary People. Register on this link for an invitation.

Jesuit, 15 Maharani St., behind Jesuit school, El-Faggalah, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Arab Tribes from Aswan: Jaafra Music and Songs with Sayed Rekabi

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Three bands: Storm, El-Mina, Tarb3a as well as six solo musicians from Alexandria

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Main Theatre, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

aziz maraka
Aziz Maraka (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Wednesday 23 November

 

Film
CAIRO

Cairo International Film Festival: 15-24 November

Various venues

Exhibition
Last days
CAIRO

“Contemplation”, a duo exhibition of paintings by female artists Asmaa Al-Dessouki and Hend El-Falafly. The exhibition runs until 26 November

Grant, 6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Cairo

Exhibition
Last days
CAIRO

Paintings by Wafiqa Mustafa. The exihibition runs until 27 November

Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Nahdat Misr Hall, Cairo

Exhibition
Last days
CAIRO

On her death anniversary, paintings by late actress Maali Zayed will be on show. The exihibition runs until 27 November

Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Isis Hall, Cairo

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Third Cairo International Film Critics Week, running till 23 November

 

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Ali Qandil and Musion

El Sawy Culturewheel-- Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Ordinary People. Register on this link for an invitation.

Jesuit, 15 Maharani St., behind Jesuit school, El-Faggalah, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

First Draft. Check our Art Alert here.

AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini St (on AUC campus), Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mazzika x El Sat7: Dokkan

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa, El-Fakhareen, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Mazaher Ensemble, zar music and songs

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

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

 

Thursday 24 November

 

Film
CAIRO

Cairo International Film Festival: 15-24 November

Various venues

Book discussion
10am
CAIRO

Nesrine Shoukri will discuss the book,La Dame aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas Fils (Junior).

French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Rehlat Senouhi (The Journey of Senouhi), a children play written by Mohamed Amin and directed by Eid Mosaad

The Cairo Puppet Theatre, next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Fabrica - Disney Mania

El Sawy Culturewheel--Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

1412 Band: Reggae Night

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7.30

CAIRO

A Jewish Woman in my Heart.

Hosapeer theatre, off Galaa street, Downtown Cairo. Tel: 01110047340

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

First Draft. Check our Art Alert here.

AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini St (on AUC campus), Downtown, Cairo

Music
8.30pm
CAIRO

Noha Fekry with Amro Salah and Ihab Badr

Elbet Alwan, 5 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

5pm

ALEXANDRIA

Screening of German film Herr der Diebe

Goethe-Institut, 10, El-Batalsa Str., Azarita, Alexandria

Exhibition Opening

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

End of Year Exhibition 2016, running till 27 November

Mass Alexandria, 2 El-Madina El-Monawara street, Miami, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

ahmed chiha
Spaces of Time exhibition by Ahmed Chiha (Photo: Part of promotional material)

 

Friday 25 November

 

Exhibition

Last days

“A Journey to Assekrem: Pictures of the World’s End,” a photo exhibition on Mahmoud. The exhibition runs until 26 November

The Shelter Art+Photography
3 Taha Hussein St, 1st floor of Al-Yamama Centre, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Rehlat Senouhi (The Journey of Senouhi), a children play written by Mohamed Amin and directed by Eid Mosaad

The Cairo Puppet Theatre, next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Aziz Maraka

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7.30

CAIRO

A Jewish Woman in my Heart.

Hosapeer theatre, off Galaa street, Downtown Cairo. Tel: 01110047340

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

5 and 5 Marionette play, and Chocolate festival continues.

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mohamed Sawwah & the Band

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

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

First Draft. Check our Art Alert here.

AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini St (on AUC campus), Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Ordinary People. Register on this link for an invitation.

Jesuit, 15 Maharani St., behind Jesuit school, El-Faggalah, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Yehia Khalil concert

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Cairo Guitar Collective

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Small theatre, Alexandria

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Awelah Balady band, songs by Sheikh Imam

The Garage, Jesuits Cultural Center, 298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra

Alexandria, Egypt

Exhibition Opening

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

End of Year Exhibition 2016, running till 27 November

Mass Alexandria, 2 El-Madina El-Monawara street, Miami, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

CIFF
Cairo International Film Festival

 

Saturday 26 November

 

Art

4pm

CAIRO

Open call to  participate in a mural with artist Ahmed Bero on the occasion of The UN’s campaign “UNiTE to End Violence against Women - Orange the world”

Heliopolis Library
Beirut St, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Aziz Maraka (standing concert)

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Holy Motors

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

‘Forced,’ a performance of personal testimonies of sexual violence by the BuSSy project (For audiences 18+)

Goethe Institute, 17 Hussein Wassef St., Dokki, Cairo

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.

Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Yasmine Baramawy

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag St, Heliopolis, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Ordinary People. Register on this link for an invitation.

Jesuit, 15 Maharani St., behind Jesuit school, El-Faggalah, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Works by Brahms, Haydn and Mozart by the Cairo Symphony Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ahmed El-Saedi

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

El-Ekhwa Abu Shear

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

ALEXANDRIA

End of Year Exhibition 2016, running till 27 November

Mass Alexandria, 2 El-Madina El-Monawara street, Miami, Alexandria

Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9. (The Choral Symphony). Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Choir, conducted by Hisham Gabr

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


a war
A War (Photo: Still from film)

 

Sunday 27 November

 

Exhibition Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Spaces of Time, by the artist Ahmed Chiha. Continues till 15 December.

Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Spanish Film Night: Tambien La Illuvia

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa, El-Fakhareen, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

El-Mawlawya El-Masrya - Amer El-Tony

El Sawy Culturewheel-- River Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

ALEXANDRIA

End of Year Exhibition 2016, running till 27 November

Mass Alexandria, 2 El-Madina El-Monawara street, Miami, Alexandria

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Enaha Haqan Madina Mobhega (It is truly a joyful city)

Teatro Eskendria, 5 Fouad Street. Raml Station, Alexandria

 

expired ink
Expired Ink Exhibition at Medrar (Photo: part of promotional material)

 
 

EXHIBITIONS this week

 

Exhibition
ongoing
CAIRO

Permanent exhibition of the handicraft centre’s products, including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Moaiz St with Al-Azhar, Cairo

Exhibition
ongoing
CAIRO

A permanent exhibition of the centre’s ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayameya products.

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo

Exhibition
14 Nov-TBA

“Al-Nashar Museum”, an exhibition features the best of late artist Abdel-Rahman Al-Nashar

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

24 - 27 Nov

ALEXANDRIA

End of Year Exhibition 2016, running till 27 November

Mass Alexandria, 2 El-Madina El-Monawara street, Miami, Alexandria

Exhibition

15 Nov- 1 Dec

CAIRO

Painting and drawing exhibition by Enas Sakr and Hanan Nahrayi

Saad Zaghloul Art Center, 2 Saad Zaghloul street, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

17 - 27 Nov

CAIRO

Selected works from Inktober, featuring works by George Azmy, Hany Mahfouz, Mohamed Fathy and Mohamed Salah

Soma Art, 14 Maraashli street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

6 Nov- 31 Jan

CAIRO

From Rags to Riches, an exhibition of 20 public artworks created using recycled materials.

Switzerland Embassy, 24 Gamal El-din, Abul-Mahasen St, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

14 Nov - 1 Dec

CAIRO

Women Artists from Egypt, featuring the work of 15 artists

Karmet Ibn Hanie Cultural Center, Ahmed Shawqy Museum, 6, Ahmed Shawki Street, off of Mourad Street, Cairo

Exhibition

13 Nov- 22 Dec

CAIRO

Evasive Routes, Chapter 3 of CIC continuing exhibition series titled ‘If not for that Wall’

CIC, 22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

10 - 20 Nov

CAIRO

The Egyptian Mrs.Merril, exhibition by artist Eman Hussein.

Osiris, 68 Qasr Al-Aini St, second floor, Apartment 23, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

27 Nov- 15 Dec

CAIRO

Spaces of Time, by the artist Ahmed Chiha.

Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

14 - 23 Nov

CAIRO

Future Pioneers, sculpture exhibition.

Al Kahila Gallery, 5 El Batal Ahmed Abdel Aziz St., Mohandessin, Cairo

Exhibition
18 Nov- 2 Dec
CAIRO

Paintings by Hafez El-Raie

Picasso, 30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

23 Oct - 1 Dec

CAIRO

“Egyptian Quartets,” a group exhibition by Sayed Saadeddin, Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Gamil Shafik, Mohamed Alalawy

Picasso East
Villa no.39, El Narges 3, 5th Settlement-90 St., infront of Lake View Compound-New Cairo

Exhibition

9 Nov - 5 Dec

CAIRO

“Contemporary Art Group (1946),” a collective show features the works of its founder Hussein Youssef Amin, and members: Abdel-Hadi Al Gazzar, Salim Al-Habashi, Mahmoud Khalil, Samir Rafi, Maher Raif and William Morcous.

Al Masar, Behler’s Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition
17-27 Nov
CAIRO

Paintings by Wafiqa Mustafa

Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Nahdat Misr Hall, Cairo

Exhibition
17-27 Nov
CAIRO

On her death anniversary, paintings by late actress Maali Zayed will be on show

Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Isis Hall, Cairo

Exhibition
-- Until 26 Nov
CAIRO

“Contemplation”, a duo exhibition of paintings by female artists Asmaa Al-Dessouki and Hend El-Falafly

Grant, 6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Cairo

Exhibition
-- until 30 Nov

“Freedom after Prison,” an exhibition of paintings by pioneer artist Inji Efflatoun

Safarkhan, 6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

-- Until 26 Nov

“A Journey to Assekrem: Pictures of the World’s End,” a photo exhibition on Mahmoud

The Shelter Art+Photography
3 Taha Hussein St, 1st floor of Al-Yamama Centre, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition
-- Until 30 Nov
CAIRO

“Anthology,” a solo exhibition by graffiti artist Keizer

Mashrabia, 8 Champollion St, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

1 Oct - 30 Nov

CAIRO

Sculpture Now, a collective sculpture exhibition featuring over 45 artists

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa, El-Fakhareen, Cairo

Exhibition

-- Until 20 Nov
ALEXANDRIA

“The Child Art Exhibition: Special World – Second Round,” an exhibition held as part of the Arts Education Section’s Celebration

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
East Exhibition Hall, Alexandria

 

 

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