Not to be missed: From Marwa Nagy to The Beatbox House & Wust El-Balad band

Ahram Online , Tuesday 30 Apr 2024

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week, 1-7 May, in Cairo and Alexandria.

Not to miss

Al-Serb - Film

Wednesday 1 May
Across cinemas

The film is based on actual events and the efforts of Egyptian National Security Authorities against terrorist organizations. It recounts the massacre of 21 Egyptians in Libya and the army’s expanding operations.

The film stars Mohamed Mamdouh, Ahmed El-Sakka, Sherif Mounir, and Mostafa Fahmi.



Eswed Melawen - Film

Thursday 2 May
Across cinemas

The movie revolves around a wedding planner seeking the help of an awkward psychiatrist (Bayoumi Fouad), who is specialized in love relationships.

The film stars Ahmed Fathy, Bayoumi Fouad, and Rana Raeis.



The Fall Guy - Film

Thursday 2 May
Across cinemas

After leaving the business one year earlier, stuntman Colt Seavers (Ryan Gosling) returns to action when the famous actor, for whom he doubled before, disappears.

As the mystery of the missing actor unfolds, Colt becomes entangled in a dangerous situation that pushes him to the brink of a riskier fall than any stunt.

The film also stars Emily Blunt, Winston Duke, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and others.



The Beatbox House x Wust El-Balad - Music

AUC Tahrir Campus, 113 Al-Kasr Al-Aini, Cairo
Wednesday 1 May, 8 pm

The Beatbox House is a collective of New York City beatboxers, who come together to create music using only their voices and mouths to mimic various instruments and sounds.

The beatboxers will be live alongside the Egyptian rock band Wust El-Balad.

The Beatbox House will also perform in Alexandria on 3 May.



Alexandria Opera Ensemble for Music and Arab Singing
featuring Marwa Nagy - Music


Thursday 2 May, 8:30 pm
Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Singer Marwa Nagy will perform songs by famous Algerian singer Warda.

Alaa Abdelsalam will conduct the Alexandria Opera Ensemble for Music and Arab Singing.

The evening will also feature singers Yasser Said, Mohamed El-Kholy, Walaa Tolba, and Amir El-Refaiy.



Umm Kalthoum Puppet Show - Theatre

Friday 2 May, 6 pm and 8 pm
El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of legendary singer Umm Kalthoum, performing two of her most famous songs. 

The show, directed by Mohamed El-Sawy, will include known songs of Umm Kalthoum such as Amal Hayaty (Hope of My Life) and Awedt Einy (I Let My Eye Get Used to This).



National Ensemble for Arabic Music - Music

Saturday 4 May, 8:30 pm
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), Alexandria

The National Ensemble for Arabic Music, conducted by Mostafa Helmy, will perform numerous compositions by renowned Egyptian composer Mohamed El-Mougy.

Soloists Noha Hafez, Nehad Fathy, and Hend El-Nahas will join singer Ahmed Effat in the performance.



Catharsis - Music

Sunday 5 May, 8 pm
Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El Mohamein Street, Cairo

Catharsis is a melodic doom death metal band founded by vocalist Ahmed Sokkar in 2017. 

Through a blend of heavy guitars and melancholic orchestration, the band made its debut album A Journey of Remembrance in 2021.


Stigma - Theatre

Sunday 5 May, 8 pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Great Hall, Alexandria

The play is written and directed by Eslam Refaat and performed by the Creators of Alexandria Union.


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