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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 20-22 October

Between music, film and theatre, Ahram Online highlights events for this weekend

Ahram Online , Wednesday 19 Oct 2016

Thursday 20 October

Opening of Cairo Jazz Festival at GrEEK Campus, 7pm
Check the full programme here.
GrEEK Campus, 28 Falaki St, Bab El-Louk, Downtown Cairo

Finissage Windows exhibition by the artist Dina El Gharib , at Gallery Misr, 7pm
With live music by Ibrahim El-Haddad.
Gallery Misr, 4A Ibn Zinky St, Zamalek, Cairo

Awraq October,’ poetry and music evening by poet Fouad Haggag at Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 7pm
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El-Sayeda Nafisa St, Cairo

Nile Project concert, at Darb 1718, 8pm
Read more here
Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 St, El Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Cairo

Cocktail, a storytelling performance by Hawadeet Eskendria troupe at Teatro Eskendria, 7pm
Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad St, Raml station, Alexandria

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Pan African project at the Cairo Jazz festival (Photo: Cairo Jazz Festival website)

Friday 21 October

Sound of Egypt Orchestra: Hollywood in Cairo, at Cairo Opera House, 8pm
Read more about the orchestra here.
Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Tribute to Mohamed Khan: A Dinner Date (1981), at Cimatheque, 7pm
Cimatheque - Alternative Film Centre, 19a Adly St, Downtown, Cairo

Screenings of 48 hours film festival 's previous editions, at Darb 1718, 7pm
Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa, El-Fakhareen, Cairo

Panorama launch party with Habibi Funk from Germany, 9pm
Read more here. 
Zigzag, 6 Kasr El-Nil St, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt

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Ahmed Atef conducts the Sound of Egypt Orchestra (Photo: Zafar Azimov, courtesy of Ahmed Atef)

Saturday 22 October

Anthology, exhibition by street artist Keizer, at Mashrabia Gallery, 11am - 8pm
The exhibition runs until 30 November.
Mashrabia Gallery, 8 Champollion St, Downtown Cairo.

Concert by Al-Samateen troupe, 6pm
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El-Sayeda Nafisa St, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647.

El-Khalta El-Sehreya lel Saada (Magic Recipe for Happiness), a one-act experimental play, at Hanager Theatre, 8pm
Hanager Theatre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Abstract and More, painting exhibition by Claudia Ounis, at Khan Al-Sahar gallery, 2 - 9pm
Khan Al-Sahar gallery, 6 Mohamed Ossman St, off from Shaarawy St, Louran, Alexandria

Anthology exhibition by Keizer (Photo: part of promotional material for the exhibit)


Check our complete listings of arts and culture events for this week:

Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 16-23 October

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