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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 5-12 November

With festival season just around the corner, Panorama of the European Film and the first edition of Cairographie are just some of this week's highlights in art and culture

Ahram Online , Monday 6 Nov 2017
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Sunday 5 November


Film

CAIRO

Screening of Withered Green.

All timings except 7.30pm

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screenings of the Jesuit Short Film festival. Check our Art Alert here.

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

Festival

7pm

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

Paintings by Asem Sharaf

Mashrabia Gallery, 8 Champollion St., Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

Paintings by Noha Mostafa and David D’Agostino

Saad Zaghloul Culture centre, 2 Saad Zaghloul St., Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Psycho

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference: Iraqi Evening with Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra features qanun soloist Ferat Qadoury. Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, Caiiro

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference: Singer Abdullah Al Rowaishad (Kuwait) performs in a concert conducted by Amir Abdel- Meguid.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

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


dirar
Fragment of painting by Hossam Dirar (Photo: part of promotional material)


Monday 6 November


Film

CAIRO

Screening of Withered Green.

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

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Lecture
1pm
CAIRO

“The Imperative of Historical Juxtaposition: Sectarianism and Secularism in Comparative Perspective,” by Professor Ussama Makdisi.

Edward Said Memorial Hall, AUC

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Human Flow, documentary by artist Ai Wei Wei

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Stranger Things 2 episodes, two episodes per day (8, 13, 15, 20 November)

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zikr and Sufi night

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference: Safwan Bahlwan (Syria) performs in a concert conducted by Hazem Al-Qasabegy

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Paint it Black

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, 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

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

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


Wanas
Wanas festival (Photo: part of promotional material)


Tuesday 7 November


Film

CAIRO

Screening of Withered Green

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

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Exhibition

6pm

CAIRO

Dirar Goes Abstract, paintings by Hossam Dirar. Check our Art Alert here.

Art Talks, 8 El-Kamel Mohamed St., Zamalek, Cairo

Books
1pm
CAIRO

“Marvellous Thieves,” Paulo Horta will talk about secret authors of the Arabian Nights.

Edward Said Memorial Hall, AUC

Books
6pm
CAIRO

Egyptologist Nathalie Beaux discusses her novel, Egypt’s Moses-The Son of The Three Holy Books, which traces the life story of Prophet Moses from adolescence until his Exodus from Egypt.

French Cultural Institute Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Piano Teacher

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference: Singer Assi El Helani (Lebanon) performs accompanied by Alexandria Opera Orchestra for Arab Music, conducted by Abdel-Hamid Abdel- Ghaffar

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zikr with El-Sheikh/ Abd El-Rahman Balalh

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

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

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


piano
The Piano Teacher (Photo: still from the film)


 

Wednesday 8 November


Film

CAIRO

10th Panorama of the European Film. Read more here

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

 

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor, Cairo

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Lecture
1pm
CAIRO

A book discussion of AUC Alumna, Zeinab Mubarak’s Arabic novel, A Glance Through The Sieve (Nazra Min Al-Ghorbal).

Edward Said Memorial Hall, AUC

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Stranger Things 2 episodes, two episodes per day (6, 8, 13, 15, 20 November)

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zar music and songs by Mazaher Ensemble

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference: Singer Mohamed Tharwat (Egypt) in a concert conducted by Ahmed Amer.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

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


jesuit
Jesuit Short Film Festival (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Thursday 9 November


Film

CAIRO

10th Panorama of the European Film. Read more here

-- Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
-- Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor, Cairo

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Talk

6pm

CAIRO

Open discussion on Architecture

Mishkah, 29 Omar Zaafan St., from tayaran St., Nasr City, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Barakah Meets Barakah, followed by discussion

Cima, 8 Rostom St., 2nd floor, apt 5, Garden City, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Group singing session for amateurs led by Dalia Younes

Dawar, 16 Adly St., 3rd floor, Downtown, Cairo

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Mohamed Mounir puppet show theatre

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

3rd Wanas Cairo International  Music Festival of El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music: El Tanbura troupe  (Egypt) performs folk songs and music of the Suez Canal cities

Greek Campus 30 Falaki St, Bab El Louk, Downtown Cairo

Open Mic

8pm

CAIRO

Open Mic night

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference: Singer Hani Shaker (Egypt) in a concert conducted by Ibrahim Al-Mougui.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance
9pm
CAIRO

3rd Wanas Cairo International  Music Festival of El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music: Nubanour (Nuba, Egypt) band performs Nubian songs and music.

Greek Campus 30 Falaki St, Bab El Louk, Downtown Cairo

Dance
10pm
CAIRO

3rd Wanas Cairo International  Music Festival of El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music: Unterbiberger Hofmusik band (Germany) performs German folk songs and music.

Greek Campus 30 Falaki St, Bab El Louk, Downtown Cairo

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

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


paranoid
Paranoid Eyes band (Photo: segment from promotional material)

 

Friday 10 November


Film

CAIRO

10th Panorama of the European Film. Read more here

-- Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
-- Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor, Cairo

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of shorts in the Jesuits Short Film Festival

El-Nahda - Jesuit, 15 El-Maharani St., El-Faggalah, Ramses, Cairo

Exhibition

5pm

CAIRO

Inktober exhibition

Yellow Umbrella, building 2070 behind Carrefour Maadi, Maadi, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

3rd Wanas Cairo International  Music Festival of El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music: variety of Egyptian and international troupes

Greek Campus 30 Falaki St, Bab El Louk, Downtown Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Paranoid Eyes: a Pink Floyd Tribute

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

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

Film
7.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Screening of film 17 Fouad Street

Jesuit Cultural Center, 298 Port Said Street, Alexandria

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


flow
Human Flow (Photo: still from the film)

 

Saturday 11 November


Film

CAIRO

10th Panorama of the European Film. Read more here

-- Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
-- Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor, Cairo

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Exhibition

last days

CAIRO

El-Mahmal: A Second Look, paintings by Hannah Stevenson

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

Music

3pm

CAIRO

Photoshoot of Black Sabbath fans, part of the UK Home of Metal event and exhibition

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of shorts in the Jesuits Short Film Festival

El-Nahda - Jesuit, 15 El-Maharani St., El-Faggalah, Ramses, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

3rd Wanas Cairo International  Music Festival of El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music: variety of Egyptian and international troupes

Greek Campus 30 Falaki St, Bab El Louk, 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

9pm

CAIRO

Omar Kay: Acoustic Night

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

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Ali El-Haggar concert

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

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Indian Film Festival, 5-11 November

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria.

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


Loving vincent
Loving Vincent, screening at Panorama of the European Film (Photo: Still from the film)


Sunday 12 November


Film

CAIRO

10th Panorama of the European Film. Read more here

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

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

Festival

CAIRO

Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old Cairo

Exhibition

Last days

CAIRO

Paintings by Galal El-Husseiny

Khan El-Maghraby, 18 Mansour Mohamed, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Mahmoud El-Dewihi, sculpture exhibition

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

Exhibition

7pm

CAIRO

Steps: an exhibition by Khaled Halaby and Nagat Farouk

Gallery Grant, 6 El-Gomhouria St., Abdeen, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

SOAS Ceilidh band, traditional dance musics of the British Isles and Ireland.

Makan 1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo



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

7 Nov - 2 Dec

CAIRO

Dirar Goes Abstract, paintings by Hossam Dirar. Check our Art Alert here.

Art Talks, 8 El-Kamel Mohamed St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition
27 Oct - 2 Dec
CAIRO

Solo show by Ahmed Morsi.

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

Exhibition

5 Nov- 6 Dec

CAIRO

Paintings by Asem Sharaf

Mashrabia Gallery, 8 Champollion St., Cairo

Exhibition

12 - 30 Nov

CAIRO

Mahmoud El-Dewihi, sculpture exhibition

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

Exhibition

27 Oct- 2 Dec

CAIRO

You Closed Your Eyes in Order to See the Unseen, exhibition by Ahmed Morsi

Gypsum Gallery, 5 Ibrahim Naguib St., Apt 2, Garden City

Exhibition

31 Oct- 16 Nov

CAIRO

Paintings by Galal El-Husseiny

Khan El-Maghraby, 18 Mansour Mohamed, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

5- 12 Nov

CAIRO

Paintings by Noha Mostafa and David D’Agostino

Saad Zaghloul Culture centre, 2 Saad Zaghloul St., Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo

Exhibition

1 -18 Nov

CAIRO

El-Mahmal: A Second Look, paintings by Hannah Stevenson

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

 

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