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Conducted by Ahmed Atef, the Cairo Symphony Orchestra will explore the wealth of Egyptian music for films, this time choosing a "national" theme
A solo painting exhibit by Hend Samir, one of the winners of the Roznama 3 award, tackles consumerism in a work titled Chocolate Bar of the Future.
A workshop, talks and discussions, centering on the power of documentary films, to take place in parallel with Hybrid Reels programme at Zawya and Room Art Space
As part of the French Institute’s film festival, 11eme Festival Des Rencontres De L’Image, the short film Tarot will be screened at the French Institute
The American University in Cairo’s (AUC) Theatre Department presents Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Mark Mineart with John Baboukis for musical direction
On tour with her new album, Soul of Morocco, Moroccan-Saharian soul singer Oum will be performing on consecutive nights at El-Geneina Theatre and the Cairo Jazz Club

Maya Plisetskaya, considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century for performances ...

Soul singer Ben E. King, famous for the hit song "Stand by Me" died on Thursday at the ...

After four-year of hiatus, the Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre returns to Cairo with a modified name and format, opening the door for local, regional and international applicants  
The newly established El-Geneina Company will take charge of activities held at El-Geneina Theatre, previously managed by the Culture Resource; new season opens 9 May

The first edition of the Alexandria International Festival for Contemporary Theatre will kick off 2 May at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, reviving theatrical practices that bridge Egypt and the international scene

Ahram Online talks with Martin Green, CEO of Hull City of Culture 2017, about organising large cultural events, such as the London Olympics 2012 ceremonies, and the importance of cultural practices in society

In its third edition India by the Nile festival presented classical and folk dances from the Manipur region in north-east India

Based on the famous novel by Miguel de Cervantes, the Cairo Opera Ballet Company will stage Don Quixote in Cairo and Alexandria

Sameh Fathy has publiched a second volume on hand-painted Egyptian film posters

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As part of the AFAC Film Week, which finished in Cairo last week, two panel discussions raise issues of local distribution, digital alternatives, social justice, and how films can create change

Hollywood star Salma Hayek, in her ancestral homeland Lebanon for the first time, launched the global premiere of her ...


In the first exhibition at its new premises, Gypsum Gallery hosts Egyptian-Greek artist Farida El-Gazzar’s exhibit Dream City

Palestinian artist Maysoon Bakir visited her homeland with a painting exhibition in Ramallah, 50 years after her parents were displaced from Hefa in 1948

Basim Magdy becomes the seventh artist to win Deutsche Bank's 'Artist of the Year' award since it was launched in 2010


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