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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 18 - 20 May

Ahram Online recommends events for this weekend

Ahram Online , Thursday 18 May 2017
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Thursday 18 May

Photobook Egypt Volume II book release, 6pm
Read more about the book here
Photopia, 15 Somal Street, El Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo

Thursday Lecture: Dreams and Hallucinations in Mamluk Literature, 6pm
Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Ahlan Ramadan -- comic play starring cinema and TV star Mohamed Ramadan, 9.30pm
Read more about the play here,  and for information and reservation call 16826
Al-Haram Theatre, 174 Al-Haram St, next to Al-Arish St, Giza,

Henna, 7pm
Read more about the play here.
The Garage, 298 Jesuit Cultural Center, Port Said St., Cleopatra, Alexandria

ballerinas
Ballerinas of Cairo (Photo: part of promotional material for the event)

Friday 19 May

Behind the scenes talk for ‘Ballerinas of Cairo’ photography project, 7pm
Registration required by emailing: info@beitelsura.com with your name.
Beit El-Sura, Building 30, Street 15, Sarayat Al Gharbeyah, Maadi, Cairo

Egyptian Fantasia play, directed by Michael Tadros, 8pm
Malak Opera Theatre, 9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152

Last days of Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), 8pm
The play will be back on stage starting 1 June.
Al-Salam Theatre, 101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Greek music concert, 8pm
Al-Gomhoriya Theatre, 12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

A. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons concert, 7pm
Performed by the BA Orchestra Violin Soloist and Conductor: Khaled El Showeikh
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Weaam El masry
Artwork by Weaam El-Masry (Photo: part of promotional poster for the exhibition)

Saturday 20 May

Installation and artist talk with Sandra Schäfer, from 12 to 9pm, discussion at 7pm.
The installation Constructed Futures: Haret Hreik is part of Imagined Life In a Museum Vitrine exhibition at CIC
Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), 22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat, Downtown, Cairo

Opening of exhibition of works by artist Weaam El-Masry from 1999 to the present, at 7pm
Easel and Camera, Dreamland Golf Club, next to Hilton Dream, Alwahat Road, 6th of October, Cairo

Screening of Tickling Giants, 7pm
The film follows the story of Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef. Read more about the film here
Elbet Alwan, 15 ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo

Greek music concert: Tribute to Mimis Plessas, 8pm
Sayed Darwish theatre, Alexandria

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Metro by Hadeer Mahmoud, one of the books part of Photobook Egypt Volume I (Photo: Still from the trailer)

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