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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 26-28 January

Ahram Online highlights special events taking place this weekend

Ahram Online , Wednesday 25 Jan 2017
Weekend with culture
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Thursday 26 January

Fi Hob Masr (For the Love of Egypt) exhibition at Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 6pm
Hosted by professors from Helwan Applied Arts University
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El-Sayeda Nafisa St, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647.

Zawya Short Film Festival II at Zawya, 7.30pm
Zawya will screen approximately 25 short films made by Egyptian directors or directors residing in Egypt. Read more here. 
Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said St, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown Cairo

Yehya Khalil jazz concert at Cairo Opera House, 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

High Dam band at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 7pm
Nubian and African music and dance
Conference Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Yehya Khalil
Egyptian jazz musician Yehya Khalil will perform at the Cairo Opera House on Thursday 26 January (Photo: Al-Ahram Weekly)

Friday 27 January

A Glimpse of Heritage, an exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Abla at Safar Khan Gallery
Exhibition runs through 9 February
Safar Khan Gallery, 6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel: 012 70169291

Om Kalthoum’s Poets Culture Salon, at Om Kalthoum Museum, 8pm
Concert by Emad Abdelaziz and Harafeesh band performing songs by Beyram El-Tounsi
Om Kalthoum Museum, El-Rawda Island, El-Manial, Cairo

Alvarius B concert of jazz/post-rock psychedelic at ROOM Art Space, 8.30pm
ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St, Garden City, Cairo

Cairokee band at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 4pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

A Glimpse of Heritage
From 'A Glimpse of Heritage', an exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Abla at Safar Khan Gallery (Photo: Fragment from painting)

Saturday 28 January

The Cairo International Book Fair at Exhibition Grounds
Runs through 10 February
Exhibition Grounds, Nasr City, Cairo

The Film Society’s 43rd Egyptian Cinema Festival at Hanager Arts Centre, 6pm
Hanager Art Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Voice & Bass (Amy Frega and Samer George) at Magnolia: Leaves of Art, 8pm
A performance night of soothing acoustic from all kinds of genres
Magnolia: Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

BA Orchestra celebrates Mozart at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 7pm
Programme: Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro” K. 492; Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622; Symphony in C major, No. 41 "Jupiter", K. 551. Clarinet soloist: Mohamed Hamdy; conductor: David Crescenzi
Conference Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Alvarius B
Alvarius B concert of jazz/post-rock psychedelic will take place at ROOM Art Space on Friday 27 January (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: 22-29 January

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