Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 19-26 March
Ahram Online, , Sunday 19 Mar 2017
Not only do Cairo and Alexandria embrace the ongoing artistic festivals, but the two cities also offer a large assortment of events outside the festival's dynamics. Check them out below


Sunday 19 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Filth and The Fury



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

5pm

CAIRO



Screening of Pescador (Ecuador), part of Ibero-American Film Week



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





Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO



The Last Farewell, by Hany Rashed. Check our Art Alert here.



Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champollion street, Downtown, Cairo



Soma, 14 Mohamed El-Maraashli St., Zamalek,Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Carga Sellada (Bolivia) , part of Ibero-American Film Week



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





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Decline of Western Civilization II



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music

7pm

CAIRO



Waslet Samaa band



Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo





Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO



Egypt Resumes Giving, paintings by Farghali Abdel-Hafiz, and Sculpture by Abdel-Aziz Saab



Zamalek Art Gallery, 11 Brazil St., Zamalek, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Tanta Agua (Uruguay), part of Ibero-American Film Week, which runs till 21 March.



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





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



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



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





Film

8.30pm

CAIRO



Coffee and film night: screening Play It Again, Sam



ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo





Theatre

8pm

CAIRO



Nights with Warsha: Doom’s Day, musical theatre. Part of D-CAF festival



AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini Street (on AUC campus), Downtown, Cairo





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



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



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





Lecture

7pm

ALEXANDRIA



Cinema Lesson 7: “The Alexandrian Character in Egyptian Cinema” by researcher Samy Helmy



Auditorium, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria








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Monday 20 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Gloria (Chile), part of Ibero-American Film Week



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





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of 45 Years



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





Theatre

7pm

CAIRO



Al-Maqam play



Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July St., Zamalek, Cairo





Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO



Kawareb Waraqia (Paper Boats), paintings by Nabil Ali



Al-Kahila Gallery, 15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandessin, Cairo





Film

7.30pm

CAIRO



Karaoke Monday



ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo





Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO



El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music



Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of Frantz



Balcon Heliopolis, 26 Sohag S., Heliopolis, Cairo





Film

9.30pm

CAIRO



Screening of Asu Mare (Peru), part of Ibero-American Film Week



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








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Tuesday 21 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO



Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here



The American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Gerhart Theater





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Decline of Western Civilization II



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Amores Perros (Mexico), part of Ibero-American Film Week



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





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Death Metal in Angola



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of West Beirut (1998)



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Pianist Omar Khayrat and his orchestra.



Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Gala concert by the Cairo Opera Company.



Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Carmen Soliman concert



6th of October City, Giza, Misr University for Science and Technology, Tel 01094444273





Film

9.30pm

CAIRO



Screening of El Manazno Azul (Venezuela), part of Ibero-American Film Week



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





Theatre

7pm

ALEXANDRIA



Safha Raqam 13 (Page Number 13) play



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria







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Wednesday 22 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO



Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here



The American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Gerhart Theater





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Twelve Monkeys. Check our Art Alert here.



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





Music

7.30pm

CAIRO



Iman Shaker and Friends concert



Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Pianist Omar Khayrat and his orchestra.



Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo





Theatre

11am, 7pm

CAIRO



Le Petit Prince dance performance, based on the novel of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Choreography and staging: Georgia Moffa and Rebecca Dodge (UK)



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria







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Thursday 23 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Death Metal in Angola



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of 24 Hour Party People



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music

7.30pm

CAIRO



Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tohamy inshad concert



Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble performs classical Arab music.



Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble.



Al-Gumhouriya Theatre, 12 El-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Cairo





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



Cat Stevens Tribute Night with Stand Alone kArkAdAn band



ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo





Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA



Hageen, reggae band



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





Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA



The Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.



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








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Friday 24 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Exhibition opening

12pm

CAIRO



Forty Years in Egypt, retrospective painting exhibition for artist Britt Boutros Ghali



ArtsMart, Km 28, Cairo-Alex Desert Rd., behind Total gas station, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Cinema Memory: Tribute to Mohamed Bakr



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz concert. Check the details here



Ewart Hall, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Tahrir, Square, Downtown Cairo





Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO



“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muizz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat



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





Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA



Jazz Tales Festival. Jazz concert. Check the details here



Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria








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Saturday 25 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Theatre

5pm

CAIRO



Habibtak Ya Masr, Ala Fein (Your Love, Egypt, Where to?) play



Hosapeer Theatre, off Galaa St., Downtown Cairo





Exhibition opening

6pm

CAIRO



Le Harem, painting exhibition by Hossam Dirar



Art Talks gallery, 8 El-Kamel Mohamed St., Zamalek, Cairo





Exhibition opening

7pm
CAIRO



Paintings by Nazli Madkour



Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem st., off Brazil St., Zamalek., Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz concert. Check the details here



Ewart Hall, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Tahrir, Square, Downtown Cairo





Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA



Metropolitan Opera (Live in HD): Idomeneo (W.A. Mozart



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria





Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA



Jazz Tales Festival. Jazz concert. Check the details here



Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria








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Sunday 26 March












Contemporary art festival

CAIRO



D-CAF festival for contemporary art. Check the full programme here.



Various venues.





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of 24 Hour Party People



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of I’m Not There



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music

7pm

CAIRO



El-Fan El-Sadeq with Mounir Sadek, performing songs by Mounir Mourad



Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July St., Zamalek, Cairo





Film

7.30pm

CAIRO



Screening of A Footnote in Ballet History. Read more about the film here.



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





Film

7.30

CAIRO



NVICinema: Syria, Zaatari Djinn, followed by Q&A with Ruth Vandewalle



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





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



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



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





Film

8.30pm

CAIRO



Coffee and film night: screening of From Dusk till Dawn



ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo






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