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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 3-10 December

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Sunday 3 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Mysterious Object at Noon

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Exiles

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Siddarth

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Hany Mustafa concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Wisdom hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Film and Coffee Night: Vivre Sa Vie

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Hassan Sharara and Emad Hamdy, Violin and Guitar recital

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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 Street, 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)

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


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Autostrand band (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Monday 4 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

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

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Marwan Sobhy concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Wisdom hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Talk
6.30pm
CAIRO

The role of poetry and music in our life, led by Nahed Abdelhameed

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, River hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Poetry, music

6.30pm

CAIRO

Leilet Dafa, a night of poetry and music

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Maria Dill concert

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Hossam Sakr, Sufi inshad

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

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


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Hany Mustafa (Photo: part of promotional material)


Tuesday 5 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Exiles

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Talk

6pm

CAIRO

Egypt as Seen Through Foreign Eyes (1850-2017), by Hossam Elouan

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Focus on Maya Deren

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Lecture
7pm
CAIRO

“We all have special needs”, emotional coaching for the mute and deaf

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, River hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of No Problem!

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

Dance
8pm
CAIRO

Chamber music concert with Yasser El-Serafy

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, 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

Karaoke Night

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

Talk

6.30pm

CAIRO

Art of the Stone Age, by Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed

Jesuit Culture Center, 298 Port Said St., Cleopatra, Alexandria

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

 

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Um Kalthoum puppet theatre (Photo: part of promotional material/ Ahmed Nabil)

 

Wednesday 6 December

 

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

El-Radwan Syrian inshad troupe

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

Poetry

8pm

CAIRO

Poetry with Samia El-Saaaty

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Ismail Sadek concert, Arabic music

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Wisdom hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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

 

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Photo: still from the film)

 

Thursday 7 December

 

Training

6pm

CAIRO

Vocal training for singing and presenting, with Nermine Essam

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, El-Kelma hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Om Kalthoum puppet theatre

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Festival

7.30pm

CAIRO

3rd Waslet Samaa Mouled

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Nomads band, soft rock

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

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Forum Theatre performances: Four Seasons and Ayel Lel Soqout (Ramshakle)

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mazika X El-Sat7: Basheer album release

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

El-Ahlam band, with Ahlam Ahmed

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Oud recital

Arabic Music Institute, 22 Ramsis St, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Abdelhalim Noweira band for Arabic Music, in memory of Kamel El-Shennawy

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Lennon Trio, (Italy)

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Flamenca band performance

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Alexandria Opera Arabic Music and Singing ensemble

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

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

 

the exiles
The Exiles (Photo: still from the film)

 

Friday 8 December

 

Art Fair

12am

CAIRO

Cairo Art Fair III

ArtsMart, km28 Cairo-Alex Desert Road, behind Total gas station, before Dandy mall, Cairo

Talk

6pm

CAIRO

Personal Projects & Storytelling, by Roger Anis

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

Philosophy

6pm

CAIRO

El Sakia philosophy club

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

6.30pm

CAIRO

El-Masreyeen concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Autostrad concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Mohakmet El-Mostagedden, comedy performance

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

Dance

7.30pm

CAIRO

December Dance Jam, an open dance evening with blues, house, world and funk music

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Shomooa band, with Said Othman

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Asia Madani, Sudanese folklore night

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

El-Tanboura El-Port Saideya troupe

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Harp recital with Manal Mohie El-Din

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Inshad

8pm

CAIRO

Abu Shear inshad band

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, 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
8pm
CAIRO

Qalb Dawood Chorus

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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Siddarth (Photo: still form the film)

 

Saturday 9 December

 

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

4pm

CAIRO

Amr Hassan concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

4pm

CAIRO

Chinese music competition concert

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Talk

6pm

CAIRO

Behind the Scenes, by Cairo Bats photography collective.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Old 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 Symphony Orchestra

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

El-Sellem and Ousso Trio

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

Literature

7pm

CAIRO

Letters by Authors, literature reading session with Dom Haky

Jesuit Cultural Center,

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


 

Sunday 10 December

 

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Focus on Maya Deren

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

4pm

CAIRO

Amr Hassan concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Other Side of Underneath

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Arab Music Heritage band

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Omar Khairat concert

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Jala El-Hadidi christmas concert

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Cairo Opera Orchestra Christmas concert

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

26 Nov- 10 Dec

CAIRO

Van-Leo Out of the Studio

Cimatheque Alternative Film Center, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, 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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