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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 2-4 March

Ahram Online highlights concerts, exhibitions, film screenings among the events happening this weekend

Ahram Online , Wednesday 1 Mar 2017
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Thursday 2 March

Shadows of the Imperceptible: PhotoCairo 6 exhibition, read more here.
Contemporary Image Collective, 22 Abdelkhalek Tharwat, Downtown, Cairo, and Saad Zaghloul Culture Centre, 2 Saad Zaghloul street, Downtown, Cairo

Japanese film week, check the schedule here.
Artistic Creativity Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

‘Women composers of our time’ concert, 8pm
Performed by The Egyptian Contemporary Music Ensemble, Conducted by Peter Tilling
Ewart Hall, American University in Cairo, Tahrir Square, Downtown, Cairo

Chelsey Green (USA) and Sherine Abdo (Egypt) music concert, 7pm
The Garage, Jesuit Cultural Center, 298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra, Alexandria

Best of Youth (Photo: Still from the film)

Friday 3 March

Contemporary Ceramics Forum
Exhibition featuring 25 artists, running till 15 March
Gezira Art Center, 1 El-Marsafy St., Zamalek, Cairo

Marionette show for children, 4pm
Rasha Hazem and her marionette Fazee3a will tell a story about where bread comes from
Eish + Malh restaurant, Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo. Tel: 01098744014

Screening of Italian film The Best of Youth (1960)
Balcon Heliopolis, 26 Sohag St., Heliopolis, Cairo

Zain Mahmoud, sufi chanting, 8,30pm
ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Theatrical Performance: Akl wa Ali Baba, 3pm and 6pm
Performed by BA Children’s Theater Group directed by Wessal Abd El-Aziz
Small Theatre, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Artwork by Nourhan Maayouf at PhotoCairo6 (Photo: Soha Elsirgany)

Saturday 4 March

Opening of the 10th Cairo International Women's Film Festival, 7pm
Screening of the Spanish film The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis. Check the festival’s catalogue here.
Falaki Theatre, 24 Falaki St., Downtown, Cairo

Used books sale, 12pm to 9pm
Townhouse Gallery, 6 El-Nabrawy Street, Downtown, Cairo

Medium, a one- day group exhibition, 12pm to 7pm
featuring the work of Chanel Arif, Mireille El Magrissy, Sara Rifaat, Shady Ayman Noor, Yasmin Barakat, Yehia O, Zeina Tantawy
6A Ismail Mohammed street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music performance by Sefsafa band, 7pm
Small Theater, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

women fest
Cairo International Women's Festival (Photo: part of promotional material for CIWF)


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