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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 8-15 October

Another week filled with arts and culture events. Check our selection below

Ahram Online , Sunday 8 Oct 2017
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Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week
 

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

Theatre

5pm and 8pm

CAIRO

Two plays: Okno, and El’Ard Ely Baz (The Spoiled Performance)

The program will be performed twice, at 5pm and at 8pm

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

7.30
CAIRO

Screening of Perfect Strangers

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

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


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

Monday 9 October

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

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

Exhibition

opening

CAIRO

Psychological Games, paintings by Sahar Al-Amir

Ubuntu Gallery, 20 Hassan Sabry St., Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

5pm and 8pm

CAIRO

Two plays: Okno, and El’Ard Ely Baz (The Spoiled Performance)

The program will be performed twice, at 5pm and at 8pm

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Cobain: Montage of Heck

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

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, behind Carrefour Maadi, Cairo

Karaoke

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

Room Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Berlin Syndrome (2017)

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

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


Perfect Strangers
(Photo: still from Perfect Stragers)


Tuesday 10 October
 

Film
CAIRO

Screenings of Experimental Summer

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Maid for Each

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

5pm and 8pm

CAIRO

Two plays: Okno, and El’Ard Ely Baz (The Spoiled Performance)

The program will be performed twice, at 5pm and at 8pm

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Last One of Us

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Experimental Summer

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

7pm

CAIRO

Closing event for Ace of Spades exhibition by Amado Alfadni & Shatha Al-Deghady, with artist talk and discussion

Soma Art,14 Maraashli Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Come and See

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

Music
7.30pm
CAIRO

Classical Arab songs by Al Fan Al Asil (authentic art) Choir

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

Karaoke

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

Room Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Celebrations of the 29t anniversary of the Cairo Opera House

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha

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

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

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

Wednesday 11 October
 

Film
7pm
CAIRO

It's Not the Time of My Life (Ernelláék Farkaséknál)
drama, directed by Szabolcs Hajdú, 2016

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

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Georgian pianist David Edgar

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zar music and songs by Mazaher Esemble

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Osiris String Orchestra 2nd Concert accompanied by Awtar Quartet

Falaki Theatre, AUC, 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

Osiris String Orchestra accompanied by Awtar Quartet

Osiris, Osiris, 68 Qasr Al-Aini Street, second floor, apartment #23, Garden City, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of series F.R.I.E.N.D.S Night

Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, behind Carrefour Maadi, Cairo

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

Berlin Syndrome
(Photo: still from Berlin Syndrome)

Thursday 12 October
 

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Al Mawawleya Al Masreya

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Flamenco De Madrid Ballet Company from Spain performs “Carmina Burana” ballet

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Egyptian Philharmonic Society

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

RT Nuba concert

Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

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

Osiris
Osiris String Orchestra during a rehearsal at the Osiris centre, led by Khaled Saleh (Photo: Fatma Khaled)

Friday 13 October
 

Market

1- 8pm

CAIRO

Used photography gear market

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

Game night

6pm

CAIRO

Game Night Our Kingdom

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

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Fabrica presents El Leila El Kebeera

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Nogom El Tarab Ensemble

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Flamenco De Madrid Ballet Company from Spain performs “Carmina Burana” ballet

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Mohamed Antar, The Art of Maqam concert

Room Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Nubian Night with Chroma Band

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

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

The Magic Flute
The Magic Flute by the Met Opera (Photo: courtesy of Met Opera)

Saturday 14 October
 

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Last One of Us

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music
6.55pm
CAIRO

The Magic Flute by Mozart. Met Opera Live HD Transmission

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Youth of the Beast, part of Cimatheque’s tribute to Seijun Suzuki

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Talk

7pm

CAIRO

The Bali Experience, by Abdelrahman Gabr Koree

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Heritage Arab Music Ensemble

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Cairo Opera House, main 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

9pm

CAIRO

Do’souka band concert

Room Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

Music
6.55pm
ALEXANDRIA

The Magic Flute by Mozart. Met Opera Live HD Transmission

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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


The Motorcycle Diaries
(Photo: still from The Motorcycle Diaries)

Sunday 15 October

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Youth of the Beast, part of Cimatheque’s tribute to Seijun Suzuki

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Pistol Opera, part of Cimatheque’s tribute to Seijun Suzuki

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

Gameel Shafik A Retrospective Exhibition

Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

Room Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, 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 Lebanese Rocket Society

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Flamenco De Madrid Ballet Company from Spain performs “Carmina Burana” ballet

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo


I will defend myself
'I will defend myself' photography exhibition by Nadia Mounir (Photo: part of promotional material for the exhibit)

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

9 - 28 Oct

CAIRO

Psychological Games, paintings by Sahar Al-Amir

Ubuntu Gallery, 20 Hassan Sabry St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

15 Oct- 12 Nov

CAIRO

Gameel Shafik A Retrospective Exhibition

Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., 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 26 Oct

CAIRO

I Will Defend Myself, photography exhibit 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

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