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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 16 - 18 February

Ahram Online highlights exhibitions, music and theatre events this weekend

Ahram Online , Wednesday 15 Feb 2017
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Thursday 16 February

Ongoing programme of 8th Cairo Video festival for video art and experimental film
The festival is held across several venues, Check the programme here.

Film premiere of Moug (Waves), a documentary animation directed by Ahmed Nour, 7.30pm
To be followed by a Q&A session with the director moderated by Salma El Tarzi. The film will be screened for a week.
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Lecture on The Cemeteries of Amarna in Their Urban Context, by Anna Stevens, 6pm
Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Screening of Let the Fire Burn, 7pm
Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Fursan Al-Sharq lil Turaath Wa Al-Raqs Al-Hadith (Knights of the Orient for Heritage and Modern Dance) company presents “Alaaeddin” performance, 8pm
Alexandria Opera House, 22 Al Mesallah Sharq st, Qesm Al Attarin, Alexandria

Waves, screening at Zawya cinema (Photo: Still from Waves)

Friday 17 February

Al-Hallaa Ween, a theatre performance for children inspired by the Egyptian folk culture aims to show all the scary characters in our rich Egyptian heritage. 2 pm and 5pm
Greek Campus, 28 Falaki St, Bab Al-Louk, Cairo

American Buffalo play, running till 18 February. Read more here. 7pm.
Gerhart Theatre, American University in Cairo, Road 90, Fifth Settlement, New Cairo

Ya Sem, a contemporary dance performance. Choreography Sherin Hegazy, 8pm
Falaki Theatre, 24 Falaki Street, Downtown Cairo

Nubian music night, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Temporal Semiotics exhibition (Photo: part of promotional material for the exhibition)

Saturday 18 February

The Love exhibition, featuring the work of 9 artists exploring new concepts of love, 7pm
Dai Gallery, 14 El Ahrar Street, El Batal Ahmed Abdelaziz, Mohandseen, Cairo

Exhibition opening of Temporal Semiotics, an audiovisual exhibition by Malak Yacout, 7pm
Townhouse Gallery, 6 El-Nabarawy St., Downtown, Cairo

Disney songs by Fabrica, 7pm
El Sawy Culturewheel, End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, river hall, Zamalek

BA String Orchestra. Conductor Mohamed Saad Basha, violin soloist Hassan Sharara. Programme includes works by Handel, Bach, Grieg and Mozart, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Musical theatre titled Raml Train, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

American Buffalo play (Photo: part of promotional material for American Buffalo)


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