Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 25 February - 4 March
Ahram Online, , Friday 23 Feb 2018
Film screenings, concerts, theatre plays, creative discussions and lectures... Here comes a new week filled with artistic events


Sunday 25 February












Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

CAIRO



Screening of Molly’s Game



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





Film
5pm

CAIRO



Screening of Little Eagles



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





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Blue



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





Film

7.30pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Best of SHNIT Shortfilmfestival!



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





Theatre
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, 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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



The Merry Widow Operetta by the Cairo Opera Company and Cairo Opera Orchestra conducted by Hisham Gabr. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Sufism versus Modernism: Fathy Salama and Sheikh Mahmoud Al-Tuhami. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Wahabiat



Arab Music Institute, 22, Ramsis St., Cairo





Theatre
9pm
CAIRO



Edhak Lama Tmout (Die Laughing), a political satirical comedy of two friends living in modern Cairo starring Nabil Al-Halafawi, Mahmoud Al-Guindy, Salwa Othman and others, décor by Mahmoud Al-Gharib, music by Hisham Gabr, written by Lenin Al-Ramly and directed by Esam Al-Sayed



Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre,
Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo






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Monday 26 February












Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

CAIRO



Screening of Molly’s Game



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





Film
5pm

CAIRO



Screening of Little Eagles



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





Lecture
6pm
CAIRO



Associate professor of practice in the Department of the Arts Dr. Duncan MacDonald delivers a lecture titled, “Ideas as Art: Conceptualism in Art and Education”



The American University in Cairo,
Oriental Hall, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Downtown Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of Perfect Strangers



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





Theatre
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, 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
7.30pm

CAIRO



Nagham Al Canal band conducted by Hossam Hafez



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Zikr and Sufi night



Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



The Merry Widow Operetta by the Cairo Opera Company and Cairo Opera Orchestra conducted by Hisham Gabr. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm

CAIRO



Recital: Hossam Shehata (violin) and Manal Mohie Eldin (harp)



Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
7pm

ALEXANDRIA



Mohamed Al-Nahhas concert



Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria





Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA



Wiener Duo: Johanna Horny and Roland Horvath



French Institute, 30 Nabi Daniel st, Alexandria






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Tuesday 27 February












Film
12pm, 2.30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

CAIRO



Screening of Molly’s Game



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





Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of Blue



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





Film
5pm

CAIRO



Screening of Little Eagles



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





Film
6pm

CAIRO



Screening of Darkest Hour



Albawabh Documentary space, 57 Mosaddak St, 7th floor, Dokki, Cairo





Lecture
7pm
CAIRO



How to read History in Art



Building 9, Street 219, Maadi, Cairo





Theatre
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo





Film

7pm

CAIRO



Screening of On Boys, Girls, and the Veil



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





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of Little Men



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





Music
7pm

CAIRO



Strawberry Swing pop rock Coldplay tribute band



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





Music

7pm

CAIRO



Kolthoumiat evening with Hala Roshdy and Mazen Diraz



Amir Bashtak Palace
Al-Muaaz St, Old Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha: traditional music



Makan, Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo





Film

8pm

CAIRO



Screening of Little Men



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





Music
8pm

CAIRO



Omar Khairat



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA



Death Citadel dance show is performed by The Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company



Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria






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Wednesday 28 February












Film

5pm

CAIRO



Screening of The Square, directed by Ruben Östlund



Magnolia. Leaves of Art
12 Mohamed Anis street, 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



Omar Khairat



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, 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



Ali Al-Haggar concert



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





Dance

8pm

ALEXANDRIA



Death Citadel dance show is performed by The Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company



Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria






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Thursday 1 March












Theatre

1pm & 6pm

CAIRO



El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of diva Umm Kolthoum performing two of her celebrated songs



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





Lecture

6pm

CAIRO



“Egypt's Forgotten Architecture”, a lecture by photographer, visual artist, curator, and educator Xenia Nikolskaya about the possibilities and limits of architectural and interior photography as a complex method for investigation, interpretation and preservation of Egypt’s architectural heritage.



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





Lecture

6pm

CAIRO



Politics of Placement: The Development of the 18th Dynasty Theba



British Council Egypt
192 ElNile Street, Agouza, Giza





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
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Gheorghe Zamfir plays Umm Kalthoum. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Mashrabiayt Ensemble, conducted by Sayed Al-Refaie



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





Music

11am

ALEXANDRIA



Cairo Opera House Children Choir



Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria





Music

8pm

ALEXANDRIA



Hoda Hossny and her Ensemble



Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria






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Friday 2 March












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
7pm

CAIRO



Concert by Laly band



Da House, 7 Mosadaq St, Dokki, Giza





Music

7pm

CAIRO



Room Grand Experience: Rami Attallah & Hazem Shaheen



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





Theatre
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, 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

8pm

CAIRO



Open Mic Night



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Arias from musicals and operas with Jaynah Kamel



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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Abdel Halim Nowera Ensemble for Arab Music



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





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Sobhi Bidair and Friends



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Horus Ensemble performs music on period instruments. Read more here



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music
8pm
CAIRO



Sweet Sound Band



Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo






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Saturday 3 March












Film

4pm

CAIRO



Screening of On Boys, Girls, and the Veil



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





Theatre
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, 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



Cairo Symphony Orchestra



Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo





Music

9pm

CAIRO



Bahiyya



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





Music lecture
8pm
DAMANHOUR



Opera Arts Club



Damanhour Opera House, Damanhour






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Sunday 4 March












Exhibition opening
7pm
CAIRO



"Landscapes" exhibition by Xavier Puigmartí. Read more here



Mashrabia Gallery Of Contemporary Art
8, Champollion St. Qasr El-Nil, Cairo





Theatre
7pm
CAIRO



Surrender (Sallem Nafsak), a play directed by Khaled Galal and staged by the students of the Actor’s Studio managed by Galal



Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, 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





Music

8pm

CAIRO



Heritage Arab Music Ensemble



Arab Music Institute, 22, Ramsis St., Cairo






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