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Directed by Walid Aouni, the Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company will perform Qassem Amin at the Cairo Opera House on 2, 3 and 5 February
Egyptian DJ Ahmed Mohsen, aka Zo'la, died last Sunday after he was shot during clashes in the northern Cairo district of Matariya
Sherif Fathy Salem's documentary recounts the city's golden age during the first half of the twentieth century
Ramzi Yassa will play with the Cairo Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Nader Abbassi, who will premiere his own composition grounded in childhood memories

Kevin Spacey skipped the Screen ...

Exhibition of photographs offers a fresh perspective on life in Cairo
The photos on display at a Beirut theatre show Syrian refugees chopping wood, getting married, and playing in a Lebanese field. They are the work not of professionals, but Syrian refugee children.

The international community is failing in its duty to protect civilians affected by the conflict ...

On 1 February, Zawya will screen Sara Ishaq's Oscar-nominated Karama Has No Walls and host Egypt's premiere of her film The Mulberry House. Ahram Online talks to the filmmaker about her work, and her identity crisis  
While challenging societal norms, Amir Ramses' latest feature film, Cairo Time – starring Nour El-Sherif, Mervat Amin and Samir Sabry – tells stories of time and age, yet leaves us with an abrupt ending

The 'Lady of the Arabic Screen' passed away on Saturday at the age of 84

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Abdel-Sayed's films El-Kit Kat, The Wedding Thief, Land of Fear, and A Citizen, a Detective and a Thief will be shown during the four-day retrospective

With Egyptian filmmakers well-represented on the international scene, the bubbling energy of the year brought also many important initiatives, recognitions and achievements for local cinema life

Robin Williams's death had people worldwide scouring the Internet for insights into the famed ...


Souad Mardam Bey exhibits her latest collection of oil paintings in Zamalek Gallery until 2 February — portrayals of children playing despite war and disaster

Painter Nada Baraka triggers emotions at the Mashrabia gallery in downtown Cairo

In memory of the late Ahmed Fouad Selim, his widow, pianist Marcelle Matta, curates a collection of the artist’s paintings, on display in Al-Bab Gallery

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The Oshtoora team reveals details about the three-day independent music festival, which is scheduled to take place in Kiteloop, Ras Sudr between 10 and 12 April

The Egypt-born singer, who became popular in the 1960s and 70s and sold 60 million records globally, had been in hospital with an undisclosed illness for some time

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Mohamed Shams is among the brightest stars of his generation. The pianist played recently at the Cairo Opera House and is now preparing for his debut recital at the New York's renowned Carnegie Hall

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