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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 10-17 December

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

 

Sunday 10 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer

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

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

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Withered Green

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

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Film and Coffee Night: screening of 8 ½

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

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

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


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Amriya exhibit by Bryone Dunne (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Monday 11 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer

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

Exhibition last days

CAIRO

Ghazal al banat by Hélène Bellenger

Soma Art School and Gallery, 3 Al Adel Abou Baker, Abu Al Feda, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

Ghorfa Bela Nawafez (A Room with no windows) play

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Ethel and Ernest

Magnolia Leaves of Art,

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Omar Khairat concert

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Chamber music concert with Amina Ezz El-Din

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

DAMANHOUR

Alexandria Talent Development Center concert

Damanhour Opera House, Damanhour

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


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Focus on Maya Deren at Cimatheque (Photo: part of promotional material)


Tuesday 12 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Other Side of Underneath

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Zamalek Cinema,13 Shagaret Al-Dur Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Short film program, part of the Meaningless program: On Psychiatry and the Materiality of Film

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Double Life of Veronique

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

Exhibition

7.30pm

CAIRO

Traveller Imagination, paintings by Walid Jahin

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Chamber music with Kholoud Sharara

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Chamber music with Kholoud Sharara

Arabic Music Institute, 22 Ramsis St, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Jaafra music and songs with Sayed Rekabi

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

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Karaoke Night

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

Theatre

9.15pm

CAIRO

Namelessah play

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

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

 

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Spectra exhibit by Khaled Abul Dahab(Photo: part of promotional material)


 

Wednesday 13 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Manifesto

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis St., 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-Muaazgomh St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

El-Sheikh Zein Mahmoud band

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

Film, music

8pm

CAIRO

Medina Beats: Two film screenings Rihla: the cultural paths of the Arab world, and A song for Nubia,  and a concert by Estabena band

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Cairo Opera Orchestra Christmas concert

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Mawlay band

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

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Opening of PerForm festival: play by La Musica Independent Theatre Troupe

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

Theatre

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Storytelling and musical performance Adouk Tasgod (I Invite you to Kneel) part PerForm festival.

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

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

 

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Ghazal Al Banat exhibit by Hélène Bellenger (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Thursday 14 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

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

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Black Thema concert

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

Storytelling

7pm

CAIRO

Storytelling performance with Paula Samy, and Arafa El-Sonbaty on the oud.

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

National Band for Arabic Music concert

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Sultan El-Arfin band, inshad concert

Arabic Music Institute, 22 Ramsis St, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Christmas concert with the Cairo Opera Orchestra

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Shady Al-Qasseer & friends concert

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

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

The Story of the Painter and the Singer, mime performance, part of PerForm festival

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

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Qarar Ezala Band, part of PerForm festival

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

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Cairo Steps, Jazz Sufi music (Egypt, Germany)

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

Music
8pm
DAMANHOUR

Alexandria Opera String Orchestra

Damanhour Opera, Damanhour

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

 

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Traveller Imagination exhibit by Walid Jahin (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Friday 15 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

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

Music

1pm

CAIRO

Room drumming boat with Asia Madani

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

Kid’s day

3pm

CAIRO

Screenings for Kids

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

Talk

6pm

CAIRO

Talk on the story of the Khufu Pyramid

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

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Khoyoot playback theatre troupe

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Angham El-Sharq band with Ibrahim Farouk

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Paranoid Eyes concert

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Christmas Concert with Cairo Opera Orchestra

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Inshad

8pm

CAIRO

Mawlawya Masreya concert, with Amer El-Touni

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

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Oghlekat El-Qadeya (Case Closed) play by Kawabees Troupe, part of PerForm festival

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Alexandria Opera String Orchestra

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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Loving Vincent film (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Saturday 16 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels

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

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Annual Assembly for Egyptian Architects

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of I am Heath Ledger

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

Open mic

7pm

CAIRO

Mashrou Al-Mareekh open mic

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Arabic Music for Heritage band

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

Music

8pm

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Egybadour concert

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

Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Balad El-Mahboub (Land of the Beloved) play by Safinet Noah troupe, part of PerForm festival

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Ghenwet Zaman band

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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Provocative Product exhibit by Eman Ali (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Sunday 17 December

 

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Short film program, part of the Meaningless program: On Psychiatry and the Materiality of Film

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

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Children of the Opera Chorus

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Killer of Sheep

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Provocative Product, installations by Eman Ali

Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Cairo Steps, Jazz Sufi music (Egypt, Germany)

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Conservatoire concert (The Higher Institute for Music)

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Alexandria Opera band for Arabic Music and Song, with Ehab Abdelhamid

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

8 Dec - 15 Feb

CAIRO

Cairo Art Fair III

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

Exhibition

Until 13 Dec

CAIRO

Jameel House of Traditional Arts / Cairo Alumni Exhibition

MASQ - Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey, Darb-elsaqia street behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Cairo

Exhibition

Untill 13 Dec

CAIRO

Ghazal al banat by Hélène Bellenger

Soma Art School and Gallery, 3 Al Adel Abou Baker, Abu Al Feda, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

12 Nov-24 Dec

CAIRO

An Object Resembling an Artwork, exhibition by Ahmed Shawky Hassan

Townhouse Gallery, 6 El-Nabarawy St., Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

9  - 23 Dec

CAIRO

Amriya by Bryony Dunne, read our Art Alert here.

Medrar, 7 Gamal El-Din Abou El-Mahasen St., Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

3 - 24 Dec

CAIRO

Diary of the Ivory Tower, by Nazir El-Tanbouli and Aliaa El-Greedi

Gallery El-Asema, 11 Youssef Kamel St., El-Gezira El-Wosta 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

Until 19 Dec

CAIRO

Hall 1: Waterscape, paintings by Mohamed Ghanem

Hall2: Spectra, photography by Khaled Abul-Dahab

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

Exhibition

10 - 30 Dec

CAIRO

Shadow of the Soul, paintings by Gaby

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

Exhibition

Until 21 Dec

CAIRO

Graphic Design Program Senior Show

Sharjah Art Gallery, AUC New Campus, Road 90, New Cairo

Exhibition

12 - 25 Dec

CAIRO

Traveller Imagination, paintings by Walid Jahin

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- 16 Dec

CAIRO

Dreams of Freedom, sculptures by Amgad El-Tohamy

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

Exhibition

17 Dec - tba

CAIRO

Provocative Product, installations by Eman Ali

Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., Zamalek, Cairo

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