The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Moataz Al Alfi Hall
Thurs 10 and Thurs 17, 9am-12pm: “Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Egypt and the US”, a networking breakfast introduces speakers: Francis Lively, Chief Executive Officer and President of the LCP Group for Investment, Omnia Kelig '99, Chairwoman and Managing Director of Naeem Financial Investments, a member of Naeem Group. It will be moderated by Wael Abdallah, an AUC assistant professor of finance.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, P071
Mon 14, 1-2pm: “Of Maps and Men”,a talk by Humphrey Davies. He is the co-author with Lesley Lababidi of A Field Guide to the Street Names of Central Cairo.
AUC Tahrir Square
Al-Sheikh Rihan St,off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Thurs 17, 6pm-7:30pm: “The Greeks and the Making of Modern Egypt”, Professor Alexander Kirtoeff will be presenting his book, published under the same title by AUC Press. The event is supported by the Greek Embassy in Cairo, the Greek Community in Cairo, the Greek Cultural Centre in Cairo and the AUC Press.
Amir Bashtak Palace
Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187
Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab Singing House students.
Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)
Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174
Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 4-9pm: Oud classes given by the oud professors of the Arab Oud House.
Every Saturday and Thursday, 3-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for advanced students by Professor Ahmed Youssef.
Every Saturday, 5-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for beginners by Elham Al-Hajj.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Mon 14, 7pm: “Creative Egypt” salon features poet Mohamed Bahgat.
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12pm: Develop your children skills through learning languages in a simple manner, computer programmes, and chess champions as well as scientific experiments, the age group targeted from 6 to 15.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC Main Hall
Thurs 17, 7pm: Poetry recital by Hisham Elgakh.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 10 October, 2019 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.