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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 1-8 April

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Sunday 1 April

 

Exhibition

Last Days

CAIRO

Landscapes, painting exhibition by Xavier Puigmarti

Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champolion street, Downtown, Cairo

Lecture

12.30 - 2.30pm

CAIRO

Lecture titled ‘Desert Road Archaeology and Heritage Development’ by Dr. Heiko Riemer – Prehistory Archaeologist

Ministry of Antiquities, 3 El-Adel Abu Bakr St., Zamalek, Cairo

Workshop for children
1pm
CAIRO

Drawing and artifact workshop for children and special abilities children (All workshops are for free).

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Cairo

Film

12, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30,10pm

CAIRO

Screenings of I, Tonya

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

Film

12pm, 5pm,10pm

CAIRO

Screenings of The Florida Project

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

Film

2.30pm, 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screenings of Cactus Flower

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

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


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Artwork by Hakeem Abou Kila (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Monday 2 April

 

Film

12, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30,10pm

CAIRO

Screenings of I, Tonya

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

Film

12pm, 5pm,10pm

CAIRO

Screenings of The Florida Project

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

Film

2.30pm, 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screenings of Cactus Flower

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

Workshop for children
1pm
CAIRO

Drawing and artifact workshop for children and special abilities children (All workshops are for free).

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, 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

Night without Bounds: Doaa El Sebaai, ft. Samer George

3elbt Alwan, Villa 7 El Morshidy st, from Laselki st, (Behind CarGas Station), Maadi, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Zikr and Sufi night

Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

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


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Alpine Dweller band (Photo: part of promotional material)


Tuesday 3 April

 

Film

12, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30,10pm

CAIRO

Screenings of I, Tonya

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

Film

12pm, 5pm,10pm

CAIRO

Screenings of The Florida Project

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

Film

2.30pm, 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screenings of Cactus Flower

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

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Stories we Tell

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Mulberry House

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

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screenings of Cactus Flower

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret ElDor st., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Darren Aronofsky’s film Pi

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

Music
8pm
CAIRO

A re-interpretation of the Modern Dance Theatre Company's first show Icarus, choreographed and directed by Walid Aouni.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Flute, marimba and harp recital by Doaa Saber, Rehab

Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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

 

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I, Tonya (Photo: part of promotional material)


Wednesday 4 April

 

Workshop for children
1pm
CAIRO

Drawing and artifact workshop for children and special abilities children (All workshops are for free).

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Cairo

Books

6pm

CAIRO

A book signing ceremony and discussion of journalist Emad Al-Azraq's book Xi Jinping: The Road to the Top

Supreme Council for Culture, The Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm

CAIRO

The 10th classical music, contemporary dance and classical ballet performance by pianist David Edgar and ballerina Nino David.

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

Poetry
7pm

CAIRO

An evening of poetry features poet Ahmed Taymour.

Cairo Opera House, small hall, 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

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

A re-interpretation of the Modern Dance Theatre Company's first show Icarus, choreographed and directed by Walid Aouni.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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

 

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The Mulberry House (Photo: still from the film)

 

Thursday 5 April

 

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
8pm

CAIRO

Umm Kulthoum is back on stage by El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show performing two of her best songs.

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

Theatre for children

7pm

CAIRO

Shams wa Amar, a musical play for children directed by Mahmoud Al-Alfy

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre, 6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

The Cairo Symphony Orchestra performs international compositions.

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Percussionist Nesma Abdel-Aziz performs on marimba.

Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

The Conservatoire (Supreme Institute of Music) concert.

Cairo Opera House, small hall Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
8.30pm

CAIRO

Forsa Sa'eda (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

The Austrian Trio Alpine Dweller featuring Joana Karácsonyl, Flora Geibelbrecht and Matthias Schinnerl, together with the Egyptian band Fouad and Mounib.

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

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Rector Verso dance performance

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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

 


 

Friday 6 April

 

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 for children

7pm

CAIRO

Shams wa Amar, a musical play for children directed by Mahmoud Al-Alfy

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre, 6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Malaaz band, semi acoustic night

Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, 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
8.30pm
CAIRO

Flamenco night with Sol Diese

3elbt Alwan, Villa 7 El Morshidy st, from Laselki st, (Behind CarGas Station), Maadi, Cairo

Theatre
8.30pm

CAIRO

Forsa Sa'eda (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Music
9pm
CAIRO

The Rolled Up Sleeves band

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

Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

The Austrian Trio Alpine Dweller featuring Joana Karácsonyl, Flora Geibelbrecht and Matthias Schinnerl, together with the Egyptian band Fouad and Mounib.

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria

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

 


 

Saturday 7 April

 

Music

6.30pm

CAIRO

Metal Blast, The Rebound
Concert featuring five metal bands: Crescent, Devour, El-Azif, Mythos, Mephostophilis

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

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Ehna Malna, comedy play

Ministry of Youth and Sports, 26th July St., Sphinx square, Mohandessin, Giza

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

Illusion show with illusionist Amr Khaled

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

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


 

Sunday 8 April

 

Exhibition

Last Days
CAIRO

“Women of Egypt”, art nouveau styled paintings by Laila Allam. The exhibition runs until 11 April.
 

Osana Family Wellness
4 El Nady St, Maadi, Cairo

Workshop for children
1pm
CAIRO

Drawing and artifact workshop for children and special abilities children (All workshops are for free).

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, 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

 

 

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

20 Mar- 11 Apr
CAIRO

“Women of Egypt”, art nouveau styled paintings by Laila Allam. The exhibition runs until 11 April.
 

Osana Family Wellness
4 El Nady St, Maadi, Cairo

Exhibition

11 Mar - 1 Apr

CAIRO

Threads of Gold, paintings by Ahmed Abdel-Gawad

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

Exhibition

4 - 24 Apr

CAIRO

Between H and G, paintings by Hakeem Abu Kila

Ubuntu Gallery, 21 Hassan Sabry St., Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

31 Mar- 27 Apr

CAIRO

Witnessing Wales, photographs by Mohamed Hassan

Beit El-Sura, Building 30, Street 15, Maadi, Cairo

Exhibition

7 Mar - 18 Apr

CAIRO

A New Commission for an Old State, by Mahmoud Khaled

Gypsum Gallery, 5 Ibrahim Naguib, Apt.2, Garden City, Cairo

Exhibition

3 Mar - 17 Apr

CAIRO

Burullus and Rashid, the art of Abstract with May Othman

InFocus, building 9, St., 219, Maadi, Cairo

Exhibition

9 Mar - 5 Apr

CAIRO

Landscapes, painting exhibition by Xavier Puigmarti

Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champolion street, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition
24 Mar - TBA
CAIRO

“The Dinner”, a group exhibition featuring works by  Ashraf Raslan, Asmaa El-Dessouky, Sabah Naim

Dai, 14 Al-Hrar St, off Al-Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz, Mohandeseen, Cairo

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