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Don’t miss theAmerican University in Cairo’s lectures at the New Cairo Campus

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 18 Feb 2020
The American University in Cairo New Cairo campus
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The American University in Cairo

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall

The Sullivan Lounge (Room 1058), AUC New Cairo

Thurs 20, 1-2pm: “Qahwa and Kalam”, lecture Series by Leslee Michelsen. In this illustrated lecture, curator and art historian Leslee Michelsen will discuss her recent, present, and upcoming curatorial projects with contemporary artists and historic artworks at the Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design – the only freestanding museum dedicated to the arts and cultures of the Islamic world in the United States, and one of the largest private collections of Islamic art, in its unique location – and postcolonial setting - of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.

Tim Sullivan Lounge, Al Waleed Hall

Sun 23, 1-2pm: “Black (History, Present, Future) Month”, a common reading experience of Ta-Nehisi CoatesBetween the World and Me. Panel-discussion by Professors Doris Jones and Yasmine Motawie.

The Rare Books and Special Collections Library

Nadia Niazi Room at AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74 New Cairo 11835, New Cairo

Sun 23, 1-2pm: “Rediscovering Esna’s Cultural Heritage: Towards an Inclusive Cultural Tourism Approach”, a lecture by Kareem Ibrahim, the director of the 'Rediscovering Esna's Cultural Heritage Assets' Project –aiming at the revitalization of the city centre of one of Upper Egypt's historic cities. The project is implemented in partnership with the Government of Egypt and funded by USAID/Egypt (The lecture is open to the public).

 

Amir Bashtak Palace

Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187

Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab Singing House students.  

 

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581

Every Saturday and Tuesday, 2pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.

Every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 2pm: Playing on musical instruments workshop for ages from 10 to 18 years

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 12pm (children) 4pm (adults): The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir. Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4pm: The Actor preparation workshop.

 

Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)

Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 4-9pm: Oud classes given by the oud professors of the Arab Oud House.

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for advanced students by Professor Ahmed Youssef.                         

Every Saturday, 5-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for beginners by Fadi Adel Al-Hajj.

    

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

 

The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)

Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque,Tel 02 2514 2990

Every Saturday, 11am: Handicrafts workshop andBeit Al-Aini Children Choir workshop, supervised by Manal Suleiman(2pm).  

Every Sunday and Wednesday, 10-12pm: A workshop on works on art,

Every Monday, 3pm: Miscellaneous activities workshop.   

Every Wednesday, 11am: A workshop of skills development for people with special abilities by Doaa Fathi.

Every Thursday, 12pm: A cultural day.

      

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

 

Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Small Hall

Tues 25, 7pm: A lecture entitled “Cairo, the Capital of Islamic Culture”,

Wed 26, 7pm: The opera cultural salon features poet Abdel-Aziz Goweida,who will recite his poems accompanied by the voice of singer Mustafa Alnagdy. The salon will also feature critic Ramadan Alhadary and will be moderated by artist Amin Alserafy.   

  

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12pm: Develop your children skills through learning languages in a simple manner, computer programmes, and chess champions as well as scientific experiments, the age group targeted from 6 to 15.   

Every Saturday, 11am: Skills development workshops and modifying the behaviour of people with special abilities.

Every Wednesday, 11am: Miscellaneous workshops for school children.  

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3pm: The Centre’s Children Choir workshop.  

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Conference Centre

Thurs 20, 10am-1.30pm: “The Bibliotheca Alexandrinaand its Role in Making Electronic Resources Available”, a seminarto be moderated by Professor Ahmed Karem, Assistant Lecturer at theDepartment of Libraries and Information in theFaculty of Arts, Helwan University, and trainer at EBSCO Company.

 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 20 February, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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