Thursday, 1 March
‘Whilst Closely Gazing at Soup’ Dance performance in Rawabet Theatre at 8pm
Karima Mansour in collaboration with Swiss choreographer Daria Gusberti put together this performance that played in Bern for 3 days and now comes to Cairo.
The performance will be repeated on Friday.
2 Hussein El-Me'mar Street off Mahmoud Bassyouni Street, beside Townhouse Gallery
Nubian People Tie Festival at Cairo Opera House at 8pm
Opening and running for three days the festival explores the Egyptian-Nubian identity and culture through different formats of art, culture and discussion.
Open Air Theatre of the Cairo Opera House
‘The Will’ film screening in Artellewa Gallery at 8pm
Within a selection of nine international films screening weekly at Artellewa under the theme ‘revolution and resistance’, on Thursday they present the 1939 Egyptian production ‘The Will’ by Kamal Selim
19 Mohamed Ali El-Eseary Street, Ard El-Lewa, Giza, Cairo
Giza Threads exhibition by Rana El-Nemr in Townhouse Gallery
This photography exhibition showcases El-Nemr’s latest work 'Giza Threads' depicting the different streams she sees in the city and their interaction to one another within their environment.
10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Street, Downtown Cairo.
Friday, 2 March
Visionary Africa: Art at Work exhibition in Al-Azhar Park
The photography exhibition in Al-Azhar Park continues for another week exhibiting African photography from the past 50 years along with Egyptian emerging contemporary artists' work.
At the entrance of Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Cairo
Saturday, 3 March
‘Music Freedom Day’ in Tahrir Lounge at 12pm
A quick seminar and a line-up of musical performances in advocacy of freedom of speech and expression organised by Noon Creative Enterprise
Tahrir Lounge, Goethe Institute, 5 Bostan Street, Downtown Cairo
El-Fan Midan (Art is a Square) in Abdeen Square
The Coalition for Independent Culture holds its monthly event El Fan Midan reclaiming public space usage for art. Events usually include a line up of musicians, painting, among other art forms. It takes place in several squares in more than 10 governorates
Abdeen Square, Downtown Cairo
Live music line-up in Bikya Bookstore at 6.30pm
Ahmed Safi El-Din, known more commonly as Safi, will be performing a solo set. Street and concert musician Shady Ahmed will play alongside Tarek Abdel Kawi on guitar followed by a performance by Aya Mostafa. The festival will end with contemporary Egyptian band Salalem.
23 Dr. Zaki Hassan Street, Off El-Nasr Street, Nasr City, Cairo
El-Ghouri Tanoura Group in Wekalet El-Ghouri at 7.30pm
Expect traditional dance, vibrant music and colourful performances by El-Ghouri Dance Group this Saturday. They play every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.
3 Mohamed Abdou Street, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Cairo
Sunday, 4 March
‘Magic of Borlous’ play in Townhouse Factory Space at 7pm
This multi-media performance is written and directed by Dalia Basiouny and explores the effect of women’s rituals on challenging society in Northern Egypt
10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Street, Downtown Cairo
‘Winter Garden’ exhibition at Gezira Art Centre
This exhibition features 35 works by 14 young Japanese artists exploring the micro pop imagination in contemporary art
Gezira Art Centre, El-Sheikh El-Marsafy Street, Zamalek, Cairo
‘Razor Sharp Teeth’ exhibition by Ali Abdel-Mohsen in Mashrabia Gallery
Self-taught artist Ali Abdel-Mohsen draws inspiration for his works from the long list of things that make him miserable such as bad news and conflict
Open daily (except Friday) from 11am till 8pm
10 Champollion Street, Downtown, Cairo
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