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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 1-8 October

Following the weeks of festivals, the coming days will be rich in film screenings alongside many other cultural events. Check our listings below

Ahram Online , Sunday 1 Oct 2017
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Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week
 

Sunday 1 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Beirut Diaries

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Thirst

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of Freedom of the city by Mahmoud Tantawy.

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

Hall 1: My World, paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali

Hall 2: Crossroad, paintings by Mohamed Ardash

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem St., off Brazil St., Zamalek, Cairo

Ballet

8pm

CAIRO

Ballet Le Corsaire. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

French Classics concert with Azza Balba

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Nubian Ganoubi Ensemble

Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Emad Abdel Aziz band and Al Harafeesh

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Heritage Arab Music Ensemble

Arab Music Institute,
22 Ramsis St, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Film
7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of At Titi's Balcony

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

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

Film
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

A lecture (in Arabic) and screening of three films: Herakles (1962, 12 minutes), Last Words (1968, 13 minutes), Precautions Against Fanatics (1969, 12 minutes)

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Gazaga band

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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


Kills on Wheels
(Photo: still from film Kills on Wheels)

 

Monday 2 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

last days

CAIRO

I Will Defend Myself, photography exhibition by Nadia Mounir

CIC, 22 Abdelkhalek Tharwat, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Good bye, Lenin!

Goethe Institut in Cairo, 17 Hussein Wasel St., Dokki, Cairo

Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of The Death by Ahmed Shebl

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Perfect Strangers

13 Shagaret El Dor Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

The Silent Play, by Warsha

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Ballet

8pm

CAIRO

Ballet Le Corsaire. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zikr and Sufi Night

Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, 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
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

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


Experimental Summer
(Photo: Still from the film Experimental Summer)


Tuesday 3 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Thirst

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of ‘Making Of’

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of All Eyez on Me

13 Shagaret El Dor Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of He Fell Inadvertently by Ismael Ibrahim

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Institut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of 400 Blows

ADEF, 143 Street no.8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Rania Shaalan

Cairo Opera House - Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha

Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Dance Performance: Duet Sample

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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

Perfect Strangers
(Photo: still from Perfect Strangers)

Wednesday 4 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of The Four Seasons by Nourhan Khaled

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Institut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Film
7pm
CAIRO

Screening of Kills on Wheels (2016), directed by Attila Till.

Hungarian Cultural Centre, 13 Gawad Hosni St, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab

Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, 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

8pm

CAIRO

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical

AUC Falaki Theatre, 24 Falaki St., Downtown, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Wonder Woman

Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, behind Carrefour Maadi, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Hany Must concert

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

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

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

Le Corsaire
Le Corsaire ballet in Cairo (photo: Sherif Sonbol)

Thursday 5 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Macarona Playback Theatre troupe

Balcon Heliopolis,

Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of The Nest by Ibrahim Ahmed

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

AlSarah & The Nubatones concert

El-Genaina Theatre,

Stand up comedy
8pm
CAIRO

A stand-up comedy by Ali Qandil

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Gala Concert with the soloists of the Cairo Opera Company: Songs from the World's Greatest Musicals & International Movies

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Um Kalthoum puppet theatre concert

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Ali Khattab live

Room Art Space,

Film

1pm

ALEXANDRIA

Mid-Year Vacation, a film directed by Ali Reda

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Arts and Multimedia Library, Alexandria

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

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

Rania Shaalan
Rania Shaalan

Friday 6 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

3pm

CAIRO

Puppet Theatre

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

Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of Victims of Duty by Fady Samir

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Violin & Piano Recital with Hassan Sharara and Ahmed Sharara

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Um Kalthoum puppet theatre concert

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Afronubia concert

Bab 18 Art Space,

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Do’souka band

Garamophone, no.6  Street 200, Degla, Maadi, Cairo

Puppet Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO

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

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

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

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

Norma
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini (Photo: courtesy of the MET Opera)

Saturday 7 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of ‘Making of’

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music
6.55pm
CAIRO

Metropolitan Opera (Live in HD): Norma by Vincenzo Bellini

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Secret of the Grain

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

The winning play will be staged at the closing of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October

French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo

Talk

7pm

CAIRO

Talk titled How to Approach Sensitive Issues, on how to build a photostory on sensitive issues, given by Heba Khamis

Photopia, 15 Somal St., Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Leonore III Overture and Triple concerto in C major as well as Brahms’ Symphony no. 3 in F major. Conductor of the evening is Ahmed El Saedi

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Sheikh Ihab Younes, inshad concert

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, Zamalek, 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
6.55pm
ALEXANDRIA

Metropolitan Opera (Live in HD): Norma by Vincenzo Bellini

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

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


The Battle of Algiers
(Photo: still from The Battle of Algiers)

Sunday 8 October

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St,Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Secret of the Grain

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Maid for Each

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Film
7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Battle of Algiers

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

Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

Film
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Screening of Fata Morgana (1971, 79 minutes)
 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria


A Maid for Each
(Photo: still from A Maid for Each)

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
28Sep - 10Oct
CAIRO

Modern Miracles, an exhibition by David Degner and curated by Alexandra Stock

MASQ - Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey
Darb-elsaqia st, behind Qaitbay Mosque, Manshiet Nasser, Cairo

Exhibition

13 Sept- 4 Oct

CAIRO

Ace of Spades, exhibition by Shatha Al-Deghady and Amado El-Fadni

Soma Art School and Gallery, 14 Maraashli Street, Zamalek

Cairo

Exhibition

1 - 20 Oct

CAIRO

Hall 1: My World, paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali

Hall 2: Crossroad, paintings by Mohamed Ardash

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem St., off Brazil St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Until 3 Oct

CAIRO

I Will Defend Myself, photography exhibition by Nadia Mounir

CIC, 22 Abdelkhalek Tharwat, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

1 - 19 Oct

CAIRO

A Green House, animation exhibition by Marwan El-Gamal

Medrar for Contemporary Art, 7 Gamal El Din Abou El Mahasen, 1st floor, Apt 4, Garden City

Exhibition

17 Sep- 26 Oct

CAIRO

The White Smoke, a solo exhibition by Ahmed Sabry

Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champollion St, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

17 Sep - 1 Oct
CAIRO

In The Anticipation of a Future Need to Know, video installations by Ash Moniz

Townhouse Factory Space, 6 El-Nabrawy Street, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

14 Sep- 7 Oct

ALEXANDRIA

12 edition of First Time group exhibition.

Fridays and Saturdays off.

Conference Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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