Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 1-8 October
Ahram Online, , Sunday 1 Oct 2017
Following the weeks of festivals, the coming days will be rich in film screenings alongside many other cultural events. Check our listings below


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


Sunday 1 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Beirut Diaries



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Thirst



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO



Two stagings of Freedom of the city by Mahmoud Tantawy.

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO



Hall 1: My World, paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali

Hall 2: Crossroad, paintings by Mohamed Ardash



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





Ballet

8pm

CAIRO



Ballet Le Corsaire. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



French Classics concert with Azza Balba



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Nubian Ganoubi Ensemble



Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Emad Abdel Aziz band and Al Harafeesh



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Heritage Arab Music Ensemble



Arab Music Institute,
22 Ramsis St, Cairo





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments



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





Film
7.30pm

CAIRO



Screening of At Titi's Balcony



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





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria





Film
8pm
ALEXANDRIA



A lecture (in Arabic) and screening of three films: Herakles (1962, 12 minutes), Last Words (1968, 13 minutes), Precautions Against Fanatics (1969, 12 minutes)



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria





Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA



Gazaga band



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria






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


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Monday 2 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Exhibition

last days

CAIRO



I Will Defend Myself, photography exhibition by Nadia Mounir



CIC, 22 Abdelkhalek Tharwat, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Good bye, Lenin!



Goethe Institut in Cairo, 17 Hussein Wasel St., Dokki, Cairo





Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO



Two stagings of The Death by Ahmed Shebl

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Perfect Strangers



13 Shagaret El Dor Street, Zamalek, Cairo





Theatre

8pm

CAIRO



The Silent Play, by Warsha



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek





Ballet

8pm

CAIRO



Ballet Le Corsaire. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Tale of The Princess Kaguya



Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Zikr and Sufi Night



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-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria






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


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Tuesday 3 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Thirst



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of ‘Making Of’



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of All Eyez on Me



13 Shagaret El Dor Street, Zamalek, Cairo





Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO



Two stagings of He Fell Inadvertently by Ismael Ibrahim

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Institut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of 400 Blows



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Rania Shaalan



Cairo Opera House - Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha



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





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria





Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA



Dance Performance: Duet Sample



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria






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Wednesday 4 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO



Two stagings of The Four Seasons by Nourhan Khaled

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Institut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Film
7pm
CAIRO



Screening of Kills on Wheels (2016), directed by Attila Till.



Hungarian Cultural Centre, 13 Gawad Hosni St, Downtown, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



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



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-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo





Theatre

8pm

CAIRO



Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical



AUC Falaki Theatre, 24 Falaki St., Downtown, Cairo





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of Wonder Woman



Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, behind Carrefour Maadi, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Hany Must concert



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria






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

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Thursday 5 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Theatre

7pm

CAIRO



Macarona Playback Theatre troupe



Balcon Heliopolis,





Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO



Two stagings of The Nest by Ibrahim Ahmed

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



AlSarah & The Nubatones concert



El-Genaina Theatre,





Stand up comedy
8pm
CAIRO



A stand-up comedy by Ali Qandil



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Gala Concert with the soloists of the Cairo Opera Company: Songs from the World's Greatest Musicals & International Movies



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Um Kalthoum puppet theatre concert



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

9pm

CAIRO



Ali Khattab live



Room Art Space,





Film

1pm

ALEXANDRIA



Mid-Year Vacation, a film directed by Ali Reda



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Arts and Multimedia Library, Alexandria





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria






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

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Friday 6 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Theatre

3pm

CAIRO



Puppet Theatre



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Theatre

7 & 9pm

CAIRO



Two stagings of Victims of Duty by Fady Samir

Part of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Violin & Piano Recital with Hassan Sharara and Ahmed Sharara



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Um Kalthoum puppet theatre concert



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Afronubia concert



Bab 18 Art Space,





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Do’souka band



Garamophone, no.6 Street 200, Degla, Maadi, Cairo





Puppet Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO



“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet theatre)



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





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria






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

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Saturday 7 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of ‘Making of’



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music
6.55pm
CAIRO



Metropolitan Opera (Live in HD): Norma by Vincenzo Bellini



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Secret of the Grain



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Theatre

7pm

CAIRO



The winning play will be staged at the closing of the Avant -Scène theatre festival, which runs from 1 to 7 October



French Insititut, 1 Madraset El-Huqouq St., El-Mounira, Cairo





Talk

7pm

CAIRO



Talk titled How to Approach Sensitive Issues, on how to build a photostory on sensitive issues, given by Heba Khamis



Photopia, 15 Somal St., Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Cairo Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Leonore III Overture and Triple concerto in C major as well as Brahms’ Symphony no. 3 in F major. Conductor of the evening is Ahmed El Saedi



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Sheikh Ihab Younes, inshad concert



El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, Zamalek, 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-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo





Music
6.55pm
ALEXANDRIA



Metropolitan Opera (Live in HD): Norma by Vincenzo Bellini



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria






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


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Sunday 8 October











Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Secret of the Grain



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of A Maid for Each



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments



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





Film
7.30pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Battle of Algiers



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





Theatre
7.30pm

ALEXANDRIA



Performance titled Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing), directed by Tamer Karam



Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre, Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria





Film
8pm
ALEXANDRIA



Screening of Fata Morgana (1971, 79 minutes)




Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria







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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
28Sep - 10Oct
CAIRO



Modern Miracles, an exhibition by David Degner and curated by Alexandra Stock



MASQ - Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey
Darb-elsaqia st, behind Qaitbay Mosque, Manshiet Nasser, Cairo





Exhibition

13 Sept- 4 Oct

CAIRO



Ace of Spades, exhibition by Shatha Al-Deghady and Amado El-Fadni



Soma Art School and Gallery, 14 Maraashli Street, Zamalek

Cairo





Exhibition

1 - 20 Oct

CAIRO



Hall 1: My World, paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali

Hall 2: Crossroad, paintings by Mohamed Ardash



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





Exhibition

Until 3 Oct

CAIRO



I Will Defend Myself, photography exhibition by Nadia Mounir



CIC, 22 Abdelkhalek Tharwat, Downtown, Cairo





Exhibition

1 - 19 Oct

CAIRO



A Green House, animation exhibition by Marwan El-Gamal



Medrar for Contemporary Art, 7 Gamal El Din Abou El Mahasen, 1st floor, Apt 4, Garden City





Exhibition

17 Sep- 26 Oct

CAIRO



The White Smoke, a solo exhibition by Ahmed Sabry



Mashrabia gallery, 8 Champollion St, Downtown, Cairo





Exhibition

17 Sep - 1 Oct
CAIRO



In The Anticipation of a Future Need to Know, video installations by Ash Moniz



Townhouse Factory Space, 6 El-Nabrawy Street, Downtown, Cairo





Exhibition

14 Sep- 7 Oct

ALEXANDRIA



12 edition of First Time group exhibition.

Fridays and Saturdays off.



Conference Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria






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