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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 25 February - 4 March

Film screenings, concerts, theatre plays, creative discussions and lectures... Here comes a new week filled with artistic events

Ahram Online , Friday 23 Feb 2018
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Sunday 25 February
 

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of Molly’s Game

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film
5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Little Eagles

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Blue

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

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Best of SHNIT Shortfilmfestival!

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit Al-Seheimi, Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

The Merry Widow Operetta by the Cairo Opera Company and Cairo Opera Orchestra conducted by Hisham Gabr. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Sufism versus Modernism: Fathy Salama and Sheikh Mahmoud Al-Tuhami. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Wahabiat

Arab Music Institute, 22, Ramsis St., Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

Edhak Lama Tmout (Die Laughing), a political satirical comedy of two friends living in modern Cairo starring Nabil Al-Halafawi, Mahmoud Al-Guindy, Salwa Othman and others, décor by Mahmoud Al-Gharib, music by Hisham Gabr, written by Lenin Al-Ramly and directed by Esam Al-Sayed

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre,
Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo

Fathy Salama
(Photo: fragment from the promotional material for the concert Sufism versus Modernism)

 

Monday 26 February
 

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of Molly’s Game

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film
5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Little Eagles

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Lecture
6pm
CAIRO

Associate professor of practice in the Department of the Arts Dr. Duncan MacDonald delivers a lecture titled, “Ideas as Art: Conceptualism in Art and Education”

The American University in Cairo,
Oriental Hall, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Perfect Strangers

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

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

Al-Ghouri Caravansary, Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo

Music
7.30pm

CAIRO

Nagham Al Canal band conducted by Hossam Hafez

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zikr and Sufi night

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

The Merry Widow Operetta by the Cairo Opera Company and Cairo Opera Orchestra conducted by Hisham Gabr. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm

CAIRO

Recital: Hossam Shehata (violin) and Manal Mohie Eldin (harp)

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Mohamed Al-Nahhas concert

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Wiener Duo: Johanna Horny and Roland Horvath

French Institute, 30 Nabi Daniel st, Alexandria

Merry Widow
(Photo: promotional material of Merry Widow)


Tuesday 27 February
 

Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of Molly’s Game

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Blue

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

Film
5pm

CAIRO

Screening of Little Eagles

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film
6pm

CAIRO

Screening of Darkest Hour

Albawabh Documentary space, 57 Mosaddak St, 7th floor, Dokki, Cairo

Lecture
7pm
CAIRO

How to read History in Art

Building 9, Street 219, Maadi, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of On Boys, Girls, and the Veil

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

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Little Men

ADEF Deca, 143, Street no. 8, Mokattam, Cairo

Music
7pm

CAIRO

Strawberry Swing pop rock Coldplay tribute band

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

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Kolthoumiat evening with Hala Roshdy and Mazen Diraz

Amir Bashtak Palace
Al-Muaaz St, Old Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha: traditional music

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Little Men

ADEF Deca, 143, Street no. 8, Mokattam, Cairo

Music
8pm

CAIRO

Omar Khairat

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Death Citadel dance show is performed by The Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company

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

Little Eagles
(Photo: still from Little Eagles)


Wednesday 28 February
 

Film

5pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Square, directed by Ruben Östlund

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

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura 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

Omar Khairat

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab.

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music
8pm

CAIRO

Ali Al-Haggar concert

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

Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Death Citadel dance show is performed by The Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company

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

Molly
(Photo: still from Molly’s Game)

 

Thursday 1 March
 

Theatre

1pm & 6pm

CAIRO

El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of diva Umm Kolthoum performing two of her celebrated songs

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

Lecture

6pm

CAIRO

“Egypt's Forgotten Architecture”, a lecture by photographer, visual artist, curator, and educator Xenia Nikolskaya about the possibilities and limits of architectural and interior photography as a complex method for investigation, interpretation and preservation of Egypt’s architectural heritage.

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Lecture

6pm

CAIRO

Politics of Placement: The Development of the 18th Dynasty Theba

British Council Egypt
192 ElNile Street, Agouza, Giza

Theatre for children

6.30pm

CAIRO

Puppet theatre play titled Journey Through the Beautiful Times

Cairo Puppet Theatre, Ataba metro station, Azbakeya, Ataba, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Gheorghe Zamfir plays Umm Kalthoum. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mashrabiayt Ensemble, conducted by Sayed Al-Refaie

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

Music

11am

ALEXANDRIA

Cairo Opera House Children Choir

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

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Hoda Hossny and her Ensemble

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

Zamfir
Zamfir's concert poster at the entry to the Cairo Opera House (Photo: Ahram Online)

 

Friday 2 March
 

Theatre for children

6.30pm

CAIRO

Puppet theatre play titled Journey Through the Beautiful Times

Cairo Puppet Theatre, Ataba metro station, Azbakeya, Ataba, Cairo

Music
7pm

CAIRO

Concert by Laly band

Da House, 7 Mosadaq St, Dokki, Giza

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Room Grand Experience: Rami Attallah & Hazem Shaheen

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

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7.30pm

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.

Beit Al-Seheimi, Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Open Mic Night

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Arias from musicals and operas with Jaynah Kamel

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

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Abdel Halim Nowera Ensemble for Arab Music

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Sobhi Bidair and Friends

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Horus Ensemble performs music on period instruments. Read more here

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Sweet Sound Band

Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Horus Ensemble
Horus Ensemble artwork (Photo: Horus Ensemble website)

 

Saturday 3 March
 

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of On Boys, Girls, and the Veil

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

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura 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

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Bahiyya

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

Music lecture
8pm
DAMANHOUR

Opera Arts Club

Damanhour Opera House, Damanhour

Landscapes
Work by Xavier Puigmartí, part of "Landscapes" exhibition. (Photo: courtesy of the Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art)

 

Sunday 4 March
 

Exhibition opening
7pm
CAIRO

"Landscapes" exhibition by Xavier Puigmartí. Read more here

Mashrabia Gallery Of Contemporary Art
8, Champollion St. Qasr El-Nil, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit Al-Seheimi, Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Heritage Arab Music Ensemble

Arab Music Institute, 22, Ramsis St., Cairo

Nihal Wahby
Fragment of artwork by Nihal Wahby, part of Lucid Realms exhibition. The exhibition opened on 21 February and runs until 2 March at the Hanager Arts Centre (Photo: Hanager Arts Centre's promotional material)

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