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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 19-21 January

Ahram Online highlights special events taking place this weekend

Ahram Online , Thursday 19 Jan 2017
Weekend with culture

Thursday 19 January

Photography exhibition Dovecotes by Swiss artist David Aebi at Artellewa
Read more here. The exhibition runs through 20 January.
Artellewa, 19 Mohamed Ali El-Eseary St, Ard El-Lewa, Giza

Screening of Kainan 1890 at Creativity Centre, 6pm
Creativity Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music from Port Said by Sohba troupe at Elbet Alwan, 9pm
Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat St, Zamalek, Cairo

Concert by the National Arab Music Ensemble at Alexandria Opera House, 8pm
Alexandria Opera House, (Sayed Darwish Theatre), Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria

Kainan 1890
Still from Kainan 1890

Friday 20 January

Concert by Egyptian singer Fayrouz Karawya at Osiris, 7pm
Karawya will perform her new project 'Mazagang.' Read more here
Osiris, Seif El-Din building #1, Hassan Morad St, off Kasr El-Einy St, Garden City, Cairo

Kotob Khan bookstore and publishing house celebrates 10-year anniversary, 7pm
Kotob Khan bookstore, Street 254, Villa 13, Degla, Maadi

Bas Inta Mish Shamem, a play directed by Abeer Lotfi at Miami Theatre, 8.30pm
Miami Theatre, Maarouf St, Downtown, Cairo
Tel 02 2574 5651

Qamar Al-Aamian, a play directed by Mohamed Selim at El Ghad Theatre, 9pm
El Ghad Theatre, near Agouza Circus and El-Ballon Theatre, Agouza, Cairo

Fayrouz Karawya
Mazagang is a music project that sees Karawya revisit songs from her own repertoire, aided by the musicianship of composer Loay Ismail (Photo: Fragment from promotional material, courtesy of Fayrouz Karawya's official Facebook page)

Saturday 21 January

'The Past is Always an Invented Land, Orhan Pamuk,' an exhibition at Townhouse
The exhibition runs through 1 February. 
Townhouse, Factory Space, 10 Nabarawy St, off Champollion St, Downtown, Cairo

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

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage at Wekalet El-Ghoury, 7.30pm
Whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music.
Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Children’s Choir, conducted by Ghenwa Ahmed at Freedom Centre for Creativity, 4pm
Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya St, Alexandria

Sohba troupe
Sohba troupe will perform music from Port Said at Elbet Alwan on Thursday 19 January (Photo: Fragment from promotional material)

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

Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 15-22 January

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