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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 27 November – 3 December

Ahram Online , Monday 27 Nov 2017
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Monday 27 November

 

Film

CAIRO

39th Cairo International Film Festival (21-30 November)

Various Venues

Music
7.30pm
CAIRO

Naseer Shamma

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

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


coldplay
Strawberry Swing (Photo: part of promotional material)


Tuesday 28 November

 

Film

CAIRO

39th Cairo International Film Festival (21-30 November)

Various Venues

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick

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

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Fabrica presents Disney songs

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July St., River hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Dance drama “Meet the Grand Canal” (China)

Cairo Opera House, Open Air Theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Widow of the Desert, a dance performance by the Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta

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

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Kareoke Night

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

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

 

moftah
Moftah Shohra (Photo: part of promotional material)


 

Wednesday 29 November

 

Film

CAIRO

39th Cairo International Film Festival (21-30 November)

Various Venues

Theatre

3.30 & 6.30pm

CAIRO

Two stagings of the play titled “98”

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

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Soprano Janette Zaki

Osiris,1 Hassan Mourad St.. from Qasr El Aini, 2nd floor, Garden City, 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-Muaazgomh St.and Al-Azhar St., Cairo

Mime
8pm
CAIRO

Mime Performance: In the park

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Widow of the Desert, a dance performance by the Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company

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

Music
8.30pm
CAIRO

Ali El Haggar

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July St., Wisdom hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Concert by the Talents Development Centre

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

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

 

van leo
Van Leo out of the studio (Photo: part of promotional material for the exhibition)

 

Thursday 30 November

 

Film

CAIRO

Closing of 39th Cairo International Film Festival (21-30 November)

Various Venues

Music

7pm

CAIRO

El-Nahr El-Khaled band

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

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Tamer El Touny and Al Mawlaweya Al Masreya

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July St., River hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Oghneyet El-Wadaa play

Osiris,1 Hassan Mourad St.. from Qasr El Aini, 2nd floor, Garden City, Cairo

Pantomime
8pm
CAIRO

Mime Performance: In the park

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

Stand-up comedy

8pm

CAIRO

Stand-up comedy open-mic night

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Widow of the Desert, a dance performance by the Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Yehya Khalil concert

Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Al-Hezb Al-Comedy (The Comic party), a group of stand-up comedians.

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St.,
Al-Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Soiree band concert

Manasterly Palace
Umm Kolthoum Museum,1 Al-Malek Al-Saleh St., Al-Roda Island, Manial, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Strawberry Swing, Coldplay tribute band

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

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Andromida band concert

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Dance drama “Meet the Grand Canal” (China)

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

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

 

dirar
Part of artwork by Hossam Dirar (Photo: part of promotional material for the exhibition)

 

Friday 1 December

 

Festival

CAIRO

Ongoing Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

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

Exhibition

6pm

CAIRO

Serendipity - Splendours of the Soul, by Syrian-Lebanese artist Rana Chalabi

Nun Center, 4 Shafik Mansour, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7.30pm
CAIRO

Moftah Shohra (Key to Fame) play

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

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Drum Circle: percussion with Mostafa Bakkar

Gusour Cultural Center
Michel Lotf Allah
St. (inside All Saint's Cathedral), next to Marriott, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Opera “Susanna’s Secret” by the Cairo Opera Company

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses St., Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Open Mic night

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

Puppet theatre
8.30pm
CAIRO

“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Cairo, (tel. 02 2591 3391)

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Hisham Kharma concert

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Concert by Mahmoud Darwish and Konouz Ensemble

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

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

 

shamma
Naseer Shamma (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Saturday 2 December

 

Festival

CAIRO

Photography in Egypt: Origins, Development and Transformations, by Ola Seif. Part of Cairographie photography festival. Check the programme here

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

Exhibition

12 - 7pm

CAIRO

Medium Exhibition II, group exhibition featuring Chanel Arif, Sama Waly, Sara Rifaat, Shady Ayman Noor, Yasmin Barakat, Yehia O and Zeina Tantawy. Runs till 4 December.

6A Ismail Mohammed St., Hardees building (opposite 5 bells entrance), Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Opera “Susanna’s Secret” by the Cairo Opera Company

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses St., 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

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Omnia Hassan concert

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Heritage Arab Music Ensemble

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

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


clockwork
A Clockwork Orange (Photo: still from the film)

 

Sunday 3 December

 

Music
8pm
CAIRO

“Casa Patas” Flamenco Company

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Al Hadra Ensemble for Sufi singing

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

Music
8.30pm
CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.

Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Cairo, (tel 02 2591 3391)

 

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

26 Nov- 10 Dec

CAIRO

Van-Leo Out of the Studio

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly St., Downtown, 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

Untill 4 Dec

CAIRO

Paintings by Evelyn Ashamallah

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

Exhibition

29 Nov- 13Dec

CAIRO

Mohamed Hassanein Ali retrospective

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

Exhibition

26 Nov- 6 Dec

CAIRO

Dreams of Freedom, sculptures by Amgad El-Tohamy

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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