Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 8-15 October
Ahram Online, Sunday 8 Oct 2017
Another week filled with arts and culture events. Check our selection below


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


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





Theatre

5pm and 8pm

CAIRO



Two plays: Okno, and El’Ard Ely Baz (The Spoiled Performance)

The program will be performed twice, at 5pm and at 8pm



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

7.30
CAIRO



Screening of Perfect Strangers



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






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


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Monday 9 October











Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Exhibition

opening

CAIRO



Psychological Games, paintings by Sahar Al-Amir



Ubuntu Gallery, 20 Hassan Sabry St., Zamalek, Cairo





Theatre

5pm and 8pm

CAIRO



Two plays: Okno, and El’Ard Ely Baz (The Spoiled Performance)

The program will be performed twice, at 5pm and at 8pm



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





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Cobain: Montage of Heck



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





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales



Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, behind Carrefour Maadi, Cairo





Karaoke

8pm

CAIRO



Karaoke Night



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





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of Berlin Syndrome (2017)



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






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Tuesday 10 October












Film
CAIRO



Screenings of Experimental Summer



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





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of A Maid for Each



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Theatre

5pm and 8pm

CAIRO



Two plays: Okno, and El’Ard Ely Baz (The Spoiled Performance)

The program will be performed twice, at 5pm and at 8pm



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





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Last One of Us



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Experimental Summer



Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo





Exhibition

7pm

CAIRO



Closing event for Ace of Spades exhibition by Amado Alfadni & Shatha Al-Deghady, with artist talk and discussion



Soma Art,14 Maraashli Street, Zamalek, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Come and See



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





Music
7.30pm
CAIRO



Classical Arab songs by Al Fan Al Asil (authentic art) Choir



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





Karaoke

8pm

CAIRO



Karaoke Night



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Celebrations of the 29t anniversary of the Cairo Opera House



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha



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






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Wednesday 11 October












Film
7pm
CAIRO



It's Not the Time of My Life (Ernelláék Farkaséknál)
drama, directed by Szabolcs Hajdú, 2016



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





Music
7pm
CAIRO



Georgian pianist David Edgar



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Zar music and songs by Mazaher Esemble



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Osiris String Orchestra 2nd Concert accompanied by Awtar Quartet



Falaki Theatre, AUC, Downtown 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

8pm

CAIRO



Osiris String Orchestra accompanied by Awtar Quartet



Osiris, Osiris, 68 Qasr Al-Aini Street, second floor, apartment #23, Garden City, Cairo





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of series F.R.I.E.N.D.S Night



Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, behind Carrefour Maadi, Cairo






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Thursday 12 October












Music
8pm
CAIRO



Al Mawawleya Al Masreya



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





Dance
8pm
CAIRO



Flamenco De Madrid Ballet Company from Spain performs “Carmina Burana” ballet



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Egyptian Philharmonic Society



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

9pm

CAIRO



RT Nuba concert



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






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Friday 13 October












Market

1- 8pm

CAIRO



Used photography gear market



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





Game night

6pm

CAIRO



Game Night Our Kingdom



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





Music
7pm
CAIRO



Fabrica presents El Leila El Kebeera



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Nogom El Tarab Ensemble



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





Dance
8pm
CAIRO



Flamenco De Madrid Ballet Company from Spain performs “Carmina Burana” ballet



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8.30pm

CAIRO



Mohamed Antar, The Art of Maqam concert



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Nubian Night with Chroma Band



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






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Saturday 14 October












Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Last One of Us



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Music
6.55pm
CAIRO



The Magic Flute by Mozart. Met Opera Live HD Transmission



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Youth of the Beast, part of Cimatheque’s tribute to Seijun Suzuki



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Talk

7pm

CAIRO



The Bali Experience, by Abdelrahman Gabr Koree



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Heritage Arab Music Ensemble



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Cairo Symphony Orchestra



Cairo Opera House, main 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

9pm

CAIRO



Do’souka band concert



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





Music
6.55pm
ALEXANDRIA



The Magic Flute by Mozart. Met Opera Live HD Transmission



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria






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


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Sunday 15 October











Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Youth of the Beast, part of Cimatheque’s tribute to Seijun Suzuki



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Pistol Opera, part of Cimatheque’s tribute to Seijun Suzuki



Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo





Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO



Gameel Shafik A Retrospective Exhibition



Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., Cairo





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening Motorcycle Diaries (2004)



Room Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, 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 Lebanese Rocket Society



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





Dance
8pm
CAIRO



Flamenco De Madrid Ballet Company from Spain performs “Carmina Burana” ballet



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo







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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

9 - 28 Oct

CAIRO



Psychological Games, paintings by Sahar Al-Amir



Ubuntu Gallery, 20 Hassan Sabry St., Zamalek, Cairo





Exhibition

15 Oct- 12 Nov

CAIRO



Gameel Shafik A Retrospective Exhibition



Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St., 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 26 Oct

CAIRO



I Will Defend Myself, photography exhibit 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






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