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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 12-19 November

Ahram Online highlights events this week in Cairo and Alexandria

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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

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


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Adama, screening in the 10th Panorama (Photo: still from the film)

 

Monday 13 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

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

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

Something beautiful about it, paintings by

Guirguis Lotfy exhibition

InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, Nile Corniche, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

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

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of I am Heath Ledger

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

Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert: Mosaad Ozil

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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


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I am Heath Ledger film (Photo: still from the film)


Tuesday 14 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

Poetry

6pm

CAIRO

Poetry by Mostafa Naser

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Zamalek

Inshad

7.30pm

CAIRO

El-Hoor, inshad concert

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Zamalek

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of We Need to Talk About Kevin

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

26th Arab Music Festival and Conference

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Flamenca Cairo, playing a fusion of flamenco and oriental music

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

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

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Wednesday 15 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

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

7.30pm

CAIRO

Shwayet Fann band

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Zamalek

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zar music and songs by Mazaher Ensemble

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

Games

8pm

CAIRO

Board Game night with Boards Kingdom

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

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Botchan play, written by Natsume Soseki (Japan)

Adapted and directed by: Sherif Hamdi

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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

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Botchan play (Photo: part of promotional material)

Thursday 16 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

Music

3pm

CAIRO

Terhal; with poet Mahmoud Namatalla, with Nahawand band, and singer Maged Abdelhalim

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Zamalek

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Kaf El-Qamar band

AlRabaa (Alrab3), Cultural Center, 3 El-Sananiry alley, off El-Moez street, Gammaliyah, Cairo

(Next to Al-Aqmar mosque)

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Special screening of A Violent Life, followed by a talk with director Thierry De Peretti.

Part of the 10th Panorama of the European Film.

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

Comedy

8pm

CAIRO

Stand-up comedy night with Fathy Samir

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

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Do’souka band

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Nesma Abdelaziz concert

Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Portuguese music concert

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Religious Song Ensemble

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

Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Bollywood Dance Company

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria

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

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Mosaad Ozil (Photo: part of promotional material)

Friday 17 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

Born to Change: Young Artists on the Rise, a series of talks. Part of Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

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

Film

1pm

CAIRO

Special screening of Adama.

Part of the 10th Panorama of the European Film.

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

Books

4pm

CAIRO

Book signing and discussion with author Karim Adly for ‘Transit’ and ‘El-Dam’ (The Blood)

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Zamalek

Music

7pm

CAIRO

El-Hadraa concert

AlRabaa (Alrab3), Cultural Center, 3 El-Sananiry alley, off El-Moez street, Gammaliyah, Cairo

(Next to Al-Aqmar mosque)

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Kuwaiti Night

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Ali El-Helbawy concert

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Zamalek

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Nour Khan acoustic night

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

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Cairo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hisham Gabr performs Ahmed El Saedi's Festive Overture, Mozart's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Major, K 219 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 5. Soloist of the evening is Hassan Sharara.

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Mawlaweya Masreya concert

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music

8pm

DAMANHOUR

Yasser Soliman Ensemble for Music and Singing

Damanhour Opera, Damanhour

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

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Stranger Things season 2 (Photo: part of poster for the series)

Saturday 18 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

6pm

CAIRO

Lecture: Protecting Cultural Heritage in Conflict and Wars, French Ambassador  Stéphane Romatet, UNESCO Egypt’s director Ghaith Fariz, UFE’s Master Heritage manager Fakri Hassan, and former advisor to the UK Ministry of Defense Peter Stone

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hisham Gabr performs Ahmed El Saedi's Festive Overture, Mozart's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Major, K 219 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 5. Soloist of the evening is Hassan Sharara.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Live screening from the Metropolitan Opera, Thomas Ades’ The Exterminating Angel

Cairo Opera House, small 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

Gawy band

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

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Omar Khairat Orchestra

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria

Poetry
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Poet Amr Hassan

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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


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Something Beautiful About It, exhibition by Guirguis Lotfy (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Sunday 19 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

6pm

CAIRO

The recovery of French excavations at Medamoud: The city and the temple of Montou, a lecture by Félix Relats-Montserrat, scientific member of IFAO, part of the monthly Archaeology Meetings

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Egyptian Musical Youth Society concert

Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Kolthoumiat concert, songs of Oum Kalthoum

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Omar Khairat Orchestra

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, 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

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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