Not to be missed: Omar Khairat at the Cairo Opera, Rania Shaalan at Room Art Space

Ahram Online , Tuesday 19 Jul 2022

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (20-26 July) in Cairo

Not to miss

Exhibition: Luxor International Photography Forum

Amir Taz Palace
Seyoufia Street off Saliba Street, Khalifa District, Old Cairo
The exhibition opened on 17 July and will continue until 31 August.
Read more about the event here 

Egypt premiere of Around the World in 80 Days (2022)
Wednesday 20 July
Vox Cinemas
The animated film follows a bookish marmoset that embarks on a wild adventure to travel around the planet in 80 days after accepting a challenge from a greedy frog.

Mazaher ensemble (Zar)
Wednesday 20 July, 8 pm
Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts – Makan
1, Saad Zaghloul St, Cairo
The musicians of Mazaher, Um Sameh, Um Hassan, and Nour el Sabah are among the last remaining Zar practitioners in Egypt. The music is inspired by the three different styles musical styles of the Zar tradition practiced in Egypt.

Mood of Oud: Michael Onsy and his quartet
Thursday 21 July, 9 pm
Goethe Institut Kairo
17 Hussein Wassef St, Dokki Mesaha, Cairo
Read more about the event here 

Al Giptana dance performance
Thursday 21 July and Friday 22 July, 8 pm
Gomhoreya Theatre
12 El-Gomhoreya, As Sahah, Abdeen, Cairo
Directed and choreographed by Monadel Antar, the dance performance is by Forsan El Sharq Heritage Company.

Oud duo Ghassan Al-Youssef and Dina Abdel-Hamid
Friday 22 July, 8 pm
Amir Taz Palace
Seyoufia Street off Saliba Street, Khalifa District, Old Cairo
Read more about the event here 

Another Life with Rania Shaalan
Friday 22 July, 9 pm (doors open 8.30 pm)
Room Art Space Garden City, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin St, Garden City, Cairo 
Performing her original songs, some of Rania Shaalan’s lyrics are taken from Salah Jaheen’s poetry.

Netflix premiere of The Gray Man (2021)
Friday 22 July
Starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and Ana de Armas, the film follows the CIA's most skilled operative who uncovers dark agency secrets.
The film is considered one of the streaming service's biggest gambles and its most expensive film.

Omar Khairat concert
Monday 25 July and Tuesday 26 July, 8 pm
Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo
Doors open at 7 pm.

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