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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 30 July - 6 August

As the summer continues, both Cairo and Alexandria have a lot to offer for arts and culture followers. Check our listing below

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Sunday 30 July

 

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring

Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of I am not your Negro (USA, 2016)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

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

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

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Oshak El-Tarab arabic music concert

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Zawya films: Screening of A Present from the Past

Darb 1718, Kasr El Shamaa street, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo, behind the Hanging Church and Amr Mosque

Poetry

8pm

CAIRO

Celebrating Five years on the death of poet Helmy Salem, with a group of poets and critics

Beit El-Shaer (Poetry House), Beit Al-Set Wasila, Mohamed Abdo Street, Old Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

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

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Concert by Strawberry Swing band, a Coldplay Tribute band

3elbet Alwan: 15, Ahmed Heshmat St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

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

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play based on a text by Rasha Abdel-Moneim

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Layla Min Alf Layla, a play starring Egyptian actor Yehia Al-Fakharani, Lotfi Labib, singer Mohamed Mohsen, written by Beram Al-Tonsi and directed by Mohsen Helmi.

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo

Film for children
5pm
ALEXANDRIA

Screening of an animated film “Wie Frau B. so böse wurde…”

Goethe-Institut,
10, El-Batalsa St, Azarita, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Azrak Samawy and Wasla Band concerts.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

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

 

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French Film Demain Tout Commence (Photo: Still from the film)

 

Monday 31 July

 

Talk

12pm

CAIRO

Open discussion on Historical Characters

Talaat Harb Cultural Center,

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Film week: remembering Youssef Chahine, Farid Shawqi and Roushdy Abaza

Hanager Art Center, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Double bill: El-Gamila wa El-Waghesh play, and El-Prova El-Akhira play, directed by Michael Magdy

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Volver. Read our Art Alert here.

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of French film Demain Tout Commence (2016)

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mahmoud Radaideh, of the Jordanian band Jadal, solo concert

Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Monday

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

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Dance/Music

8pm

CAIRO

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

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play based on a text by Rasha Abdel-Moneim

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Layla Min Alf Layla, a play starring Egyptian actor Yehia Al-Fakharani, Lotfi Labib, singer Mohamed Mohsen, written by Beram Al-Tonsi and directed by Mohsen Helmi.

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo

Cinema/talk
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Introductory talk on “Cinedelta - Documentary Film School”, introducing more details on the second edition

Goethe-Institut,
10, El-Batalsa St, Azarita, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Aqsa Alwasat band.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

Theatre
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Performance of the play Walad we Bent.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small  theatre, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Ghalia Benali concert

Roman Theatre, Al Fanar Street, Alexandria

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


perfect strangers
Perfect Strangers film (Photo: still from the film)


Tuesday 1 August

 

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Gemaiza band performance

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mawawil Gamalat Shiha & Reda Shiha

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Tempestad (Mexico, 2015)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Talk

7.30pm

CAIRO

A Talk on Six months of backpacking around Africa with Mustafa El-Barabari

Al-Maqarr Coworking Space, 17 Ibn Sina St., Salah Salem St., Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Hany Must, Farida El-Gueretly and Yasmine Samy concert. Read more here.

3elbet Alwan: 15, Ahmed Heshmat St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
1pm
ALEXANDRIA

Film Michelangelo

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Arts and Multimedia Library, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi singer Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi dances and songs

Roman Theatre, Al Fanar Street, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Jazz drummer Ahmed Rabie.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

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

 

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Waste dance performance (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Wednesday 2 August

 

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm, 10pm

Screening of Perfect Strangers, directed by Paolo Genovese

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

Puppet Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Two shows by the Sakia Puppet Theatre Troupe

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mazaher ensemble: Zar music & songs

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music
8pm

CAIRO

Nouran Abutaleb concert

Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo

Dance

8pm

CAIRO

Waste dance performance. Check our Art Alert here.

Townhouse Rawabet, 3 Husein El-Memar St., Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Games

8.30pm

CAIRO

Board Games Night with Board Kingdom

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

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play based on a text by Rasha Abdel-Moneim

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Mogarad, theatre performance resulting from a workshop by the Alexandria Theatre School

Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad St., Raml Station, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Pop singer Khaled Selim and his band

Roman Theatre, Al Fanar Street, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Almena.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

Theatre
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Performance of the play An Indoor Night. The play is directed by Sameh El Hadary and performed by the Bedaya group.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria

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

 

negro
Screening of I am not your Negro at Cimatheque (Photo: part of promotional material by Cimatheque)

 

Thursday 3 August

 

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm, 10pm

Screening of Perfect Strangers, directed by Paolo Genovese

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

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

6.30pm

CAIRO

Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play with décor and puppets designed by Amir Abdel-Massih, music composed by Mohamed Fawzi, poems by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka  

The Cairo Puppet Theatre, Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Om Kalthoum music in puppet theatre

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Osama El-Hady concert

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre for children
6pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Ka3b Dayer band

El-Rabaa Cultural Centre, El-Gamaleya, El-Muez Street, next to Aqmar mosque, Fatimid Cairo

Talk

7pm

CAIRO

A talk on the life and works of author Naguib Mahfouz: from Alleys to Nobel.

In Focus, Building 9, Street 219, Maadi, Cairo

Talk
7pm
CAIRO

Townhouse Salon with Alia Mossallam, cultural historian and writer

Townhouse Gallery,  6 El-Nabarawy St., Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

MazzikaXElsat7: Hania Fansa

Darb 1718, Kasr El Shamaa street, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo, behind the Hanging Church and Amr Mosque

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Open mic night

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

Film
1pm
ALEXANDRIA

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), directed by Gabriele Muccino

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Arts and Multimedia Library, Alexandria

Theatre
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Children performers will stage a play titled El Shater Hassan (Clever Hassan), based on the poetry by Salah Jahin. Free entry.

Garage Theatre, Jesuits Cultural Center,
298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra, Alexandria,

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Mogarad, theatre performance resulting from a workshop by the Alexandria Theatre School

Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad St., Raml Station, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Singer Riham Abdel-Hakim, accompanied by Alaa Yassin company

Roman Theatre, Al Fanar Street, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Asia Medani, Sudan.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

Standup Comedy
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Standup Comedy: The Comedy Bunch.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria

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

 

forty rules
Qawaed El-Eshq El-Arbaein (Photo: courtesy of Artistic Theatre House)

 

Friday 4 August

 

Books

10am

CAIRO

Book fair, from 10am to 6pm

AlKotob Khan, 13 on 254 St., Degla, Maadi, Cairo

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm, 10pm

Screening of Perfect Strangers, directed by Paolo Genovese

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

Music

4pm

CAIRO

Amr Hassan concert

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

6.30pm

CAIRO

Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play with décor and puppets designed by Amir Abdel-Massih, music composed by Mohamed Fawzi, poems by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka  

The Cairo Puppet Theatre, Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Cairo

Workshop

7pm

CAIRO

Light Painting Photography workshop (free)

InFocus, Building 9, Street 219, Maadi, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Sultan El-Arfeen troupe

El-Rabaa Cultural Centre, El-Gamaleya, El-Muez Street, next to Aqmar mosque, Fatimid Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8.30pm

CAIRO

Sudan Roots concert

Elbet Alwan: 15, Ahmed Heshmat St, Zamalek, Cairo

Puppet Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO

“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet)

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play based on a text by Rasha Abdel-Moneim

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Magic

7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Magic night with Illusionist SCARAB (Mohamed Salah)

Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad St., Raml Station, Alexandria

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

 

shady moenes
Shady Moenes (Photo: part of promotional material from Saw Culturewheel)

 

Saturday 5 August

 

Exhibition

Until 6 Sep
CAIRO

Paper Trail: Group exhibition featuring 150 works by 12 artists on paper. Check our Art Alert here.

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

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm, 10pm

Screening of Perfect Strangers, directed by Paolo Genovese

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

Lecture

12pm

CAIRO

Introduction to Astronomy

ADEF, 143 on street no. 8, Muqattam, Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of I am not your Negro (USA, 2016)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Dance/Music

8pm

CAIRO

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

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Concert by Wael El-Fashny, singer of Sunset Oasis TV series soundtrack

Elbet Alwan: 15, Ahmed Heshmat St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8.30pm
CAIRO

Janan band

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park, Salah Salem Rd, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Ali El-Haggar concert

El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Shady Moenes and Hekayat band

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

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play based on a text by Rasha Abdel-Moneim

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Celebrating cinema of Luis Buñuel (1900 – 1983) with screenings of Un Perro Andaluz and Simon del Desierto (Simon of the Dessert).

Jesuits Cultural Center,
298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra, Alexandria,

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Malaz and Khayal.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

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

Sunday 6 August

 

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written and directed by Monadel Antar 

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

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

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Witch (USA, 2015)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

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

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play based on a text by Rasha Abdel-Moneim

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Film
5pm
ALEXANDRIA

Screening of Hans in Luck (Hans im Glück)

Goethe-Institut,
10, El-Batalsa St, Azarita, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Karar Ezala and Soror.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

EXHIBITIONS this week

 

Exhibition
ongoing
CAIRO

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

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Moaiz St with Al-Azhar, Cairo

Exhibition
ongoing
CAIRO

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

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

Exhibition

Until 20 Sep

CAIRO

1980s: A group exhibition of works from the 80s by Adel El-Siwi, Mohamed Abla, Nazli Madkour, Omar El-Fayoumi, Samir Fouad Ibrahim.

Runs until 20 September. Daily except Friday, from 12pm to 9pm

Soma Art School & Gallery, 14, Mohamed El-Maraashli St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Until 6 Sep
CAIRO

Paper Trail: Group exhibition featuring 150 works by 12 artists on paper. Check our Art Alert here.

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

Exhibition


CAIRO

Opening of Do It, a multimedia group exhibition of 6 artists with a theme of nostalgia and re-inspecting the past

Townhouse Gallery,  6 El-Nabarawy St., Downtown, Cairo

 

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