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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 12-19 March

This week will see the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival joining an already festival-packed March schedule

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

Sunday 12 March
 

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Check the programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Film

12pm, 2:30pm, 7pm
CAIRO

Screening of Jackie

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

5pm, 10pm
CAIRO

Screening of Dalida

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

6:45pm, 9:45pm, 12:45am
CAIRO

Screening of Jackie

Zawya Sun City, Sun City Mall, behind Masaken El-Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

Hewar El-Mesahat (Spaces in Conversation), paintings by Mohsen Mansour

Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm

CAIRO

Sorour band and Sherine Abdo concert

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7:30pm
CAIRO

Screening of We Are Egyptian Armenians, followed by Q&A. More on the film here.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film
7:30pm

CAIRO

NVICinema Syria screens Return to Homs. Read more here.

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Film and Coffee Night: screening of Chinatown

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Harp recital by Mona Wassef

Small Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble featuring singer Safwan Bahlawan.

Open-Air Theatre, Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Muezz Street, Old Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Finnish-Egyptian Musical Bridge concert.  

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

8:30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Muezz Street, Old Cairo

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


armeninans
We Are Egyptian Armenians

 

Monday 13 March
 

Film

CAIRO

French Cinema Week

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq Street, El-Mounira, Cairo

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Check the programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Film

12pm, 2:30pm, 7pm
CAIRO

Screening of Jackie

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

5pm, 10pm
CAIRO

Screening of Dalida

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Artist's Talk

6:30pm

CAIRO

Meet the Artist: Xavier Puigmarti, in parallel to his exhibition.

Mashrabia Gallery, 8 Champollion Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

6:45pm, 9:45pm, 12:45am
CAIRO

Screening of Jackie

Zawya Sun City, Sun City Mall, behind Masaken El-Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Mulholland Drive; R-rated, free entry

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Toni Erdmann (2016)

Balcon Heliopolis, 26 Sohag Street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

7:30pm

CAIRO

Harpist Manal Mohy El-Din and Anamel Sharqeya concert

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance/Music

7:30pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Violin recital, Marlise Yonskhan

Small Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Finnish-Egyptian Musical Bridge concert.  

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Muezz Street, Old Cairo

Music

11am

CAIRO

Alexandria Opera Children Choir.

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

Fouad Street, Mahatat El-Raml, Alexandria

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


diegy
Di-Egy Fest 0.2


Tuesday 14 March
 

Film

CAIRO

French Cinema Week.

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq Street, El-Mounira, Cairo

Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here.

Gerhart Theater, The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, New Cairo

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Check the programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Film

12pm, 2:30pm, 7pm
CAIRO

Screening of Jackie

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

5pm, 10pm
CAIRO

Screening of Dalida

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Wattstax

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Screening of Very short films. Check our Art Alert here.

Creativity Center, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

6:45pm

CAIRO

Screening of I am the People

Zamalek Cinema, Shagaret El-Dor Street, Mohammed Mazhar, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

6:45pm, 9:45pm, 12:45am
CAIRO

Screening of Jackie

Zawya Sun City, Sun City Mall, behind Masaken El-Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Privilege

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Battle of Algiers (1966)

ADEF DECA
No 143, Street 8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Cairo Opera Company and Orchestra celebrate Mozart.

Open-Air Theatre, Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Muezz Street, Old Cairo

Theatre
ALEXANDRIA

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here

The Jesuit Culture Center, 298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra, Alexandria

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

hakawy
Performamce at Hakawy International Children's Festival

Wednesday 15 March
 

Film

CAIRO

French Cinema Week.

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq Street, El-Mounira, Cairo

Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here

Gerhart Theater, the American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, New Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Julieta (Spain), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Sicario; R-rated, free entry.

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Beats ‘n Eats: A DJed Dinner with Purplpitch. Reservations by phone required.

Eish + Malh restaurant, Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Tel:  01098744014

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Songs by El-Geel El-Saed band, with Eman Soliman

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9:30pm

CAIRO

Jazz night with Todd Marcus Jazz Quartet

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Celebrating Hungary's National Day

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown Cairo

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

ibero
Iberamerican Film Week at Zawya

 

Thursday 16 March
 

Film

CAIRO

French Cinema Week

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Privilege

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Aquarius (Brazil), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Filth and The Fury

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Singing by Mahmoud El-Khadr

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

El Sawy Puppet Theatre: Jazz singer Louis Armstrong

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Oshaq El-Nagham music band, Mohamed Abdelsattar

Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8:30pm

CAIRO

Sada Thaat rock and new wave band

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Film

9:30pm

CAIRO

Screening of La Casa Mas Grande Del Mundo (Guatemala), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
Luxor

7th Hakawy Arts Festival. Check the complete programme here

The Youth Village in El-Tud, Luxor

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

jackie
Jackie starring Natalie Portman

 

Friday 17 March
 

Film

CAIRO

French Cinema Week.

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq Street, El-Mounira, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

CAIRO

As part of their 30 year anniversary celebration, El-Warsha will highlight the different stages of their work over the past 30 years though photography by Khaled Goweily, Nabil Boutros and Roger Anis

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

Exhibition

Last days

CAIRO

Hewar El-Mesahat (Spaces in Conversation), paintings by Mohsen Mansour

Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Site of Sites (Dominican Republic), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of El Ciudadano Illustre (Argentina), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

7:30pm

CAIRO

Open mic night

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz concert. Check the details here/

Gerhart Theater, the American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, New Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Awtar quartet with the Osiris String Orchestra

Gusour Cultural Center, Michel Lotf Allah Street (inside All Saint's Cathedral), Zamalek

Festival opening

8pm

CAIRO

Downtown Contemporary Art Festival (D-CAF) opens with The Rite Of Spring (Spain) interactive performance

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

Theatre

8:30pm

CAIRO

“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in El-Muezz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Muezz Street, Old Cairo

Film

9:30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Os Gatos Nao Tem Vertigens (Portugal), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Jazz Tales Festival. Jazz concert. Check the details here.

Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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

Pescador
Pescador (Photo : Still form the film)

Saturday 18 March
 

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Historias del Canal (Panama), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

6pm

CAIRO

March poets: Karim Abo-Eid, with Saba band

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Ehab Youness, inshad concert

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz concert. Check the details here.

Gerhart Theatre, the American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, New Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

The Rite Of Spring (Spain) interactive performance, part of D-CAF festival

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

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Small Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

9:30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Luna de Cigarras (Paraguay), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Symphonic Concert,

Soloists Finnish Gothoni’s Trio, Mark Gothoni (Violin), Yuko Miyagawa (Cello), and Ralf Gothóni (Piano), Conducted by Hisham Gabr

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Jazz Tales Festival. Jazz concert. Check the details here.

Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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


sorour
Sorour band

 

Sunday 19 March
 

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Filth and The Fury

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Pescador (Ecuador), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Carga Sellada (Bolivia), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Decline of Western Civilization II

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Waslet Samaa band

Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8:30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Muezz Street, Old Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Tanta Agua (Uruguay), part of Ibero-American Film Week

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Nights with Warsha: Doom’s Day, musical theatre. Part of D-CAF festival

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

Lecture

7pm

CAIRO

Cinema Lesson 7: “The Alexandrian Character in Egyptian Cinema” by researcher Samy Helmy

Auditorium, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Osiris
Osiris String Orchestra

EXHIBITIONS this week
 

Exhibition
ongoing
CAIRO

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

Al-Ghouri Caravansary,
Imam Mohamed Abdou Street, off El-
Muezz Street with Al-Azhar, Cairo

Exhibition
ongoing
CAIRO

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

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

Exhibition

16 Feb- 23 Mar

CAIRO

PhotoCairo6: Shadows of the Imperceptible. Read more here.

Contemporary Image Collective, 22 Abdelkhalek Tharwat Street, Downtown Cairo

Saad Zaghloul Culture Centre, 2 Saad Zaghloul Street, Downtown Cairo

Exhibition

17 Mar- 8 Apr

CAIRO

As part of their 30 years celebration, El-Warsha will highlight the different stages of their work over the past 30 years though photography by Khaled Goweily, Nabil Boutros and Roger Anis.

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

Exhibition

1-28 Mar

CAIRO

Discourse of Silence, paintings by Saadi Al-Kaabi

Ebdaa, 23b Ismail Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Until 29 Mar

CAIRO

Noor, paintings by Tarek Montasser

Al-Masar gallery, Behler’s Mansion, Ground Floor 157b, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Until 16 Mar

CAIRO

Spring and its Colours, a group exhibition including Abu-Bakr Al-Nawawi, Djehan Raouf, Omar El-Nagdi

Salama gallery, 36a Ahmed Oraby Street, Mohandeseen, Cairo

Exhibition

8-21 Mar

CAIRO

Resemblance, an exhibition by Tarek Al-Sheikh

Ubuntu, 20 Hassan Sabry Street, (entrance from Ibn Zinki Street), Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

19 Feb- 16 Mar

CAIRO

"Les souvenirs ne sont pas à vendre" (Memories are not for sale) exhibition with paintings by Xavier Puigmartì. Read our Art Alert here.

Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champollion Street, Downtown Cairo

Exhibition

12-18 Mar

CAIRO

Hewar El-Mesahat (Spaces in Conversation), paintings by Mohsen Mansour

Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

18 Feb- 9 Apr

CAIRO

Temporal Semiotics, an audiovisual exhibition by Malak Yacout

Townhouse Gallery, 6 El-Nabrawy Street, Downtown Cairo

Exhibition

5-25 Mar

CAIRO

Discovering Ghaleb Khater, painting exhibition of works by the late artist.

Art Talks gallery, 8 El-Kamel Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

22 Feb- 1 Apr

CAIRO

Light Fall paintings by artist Danielle Gendary

Gypsum Gallery, Ground Floor, Apt 2, 5 Ibrahim Naguib Street, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

6-16 Mar

CAIRO

The Beauty of Life, paintings by Ibrahim El-Tanbouli

Al-Kahila Gallery, 15 Al-Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz Street, Mohandeseen, Cairo

Exhibition
3-15 Mar
CAIRO

When Night Falls, by artist Helmy El-Touni

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem Street, off Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

15 Feb - 23 Mar

CAIRO

15 Women Photographers, group exhibition

The Photographic Gallery, Plaza Level, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, New Cairo

Exhibition

9 Mar - 12 Apr

CAIRO

Group exhibiton, with works by Ahmed Askalany

Ali Abdel Mohsen, George Azmy, Hany Rashed, Mohamed Wahba, Muhammad Mustafa, Seba Ali

Arcade, 25 Orabi Street, Maadi, Cairo

Exhibition

4 - 21 Mar

CAIRO

Life, sculptures by Tarek Elkomy, and paintings by Essam Marouf

Dai Gallery, 14 Al-Ahrar Street, from Batal Ahmed Street, Mohandeseen, Cairo

Exhibition

23 Feb- 16 Mar

ALEXANDRIA

Faces in The City, a photography exhibition showcasing the result of a workshop titled Amkena 2 (Places 2)

The Jesuit Culture Center, 298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra, Alexandria

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