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Art behind bars: Egypt's jailed culture ministry official exhibits 'prison paintings'

Gezira Art Centre. Former culture ministry official Mohsen Shaalan exhibits his artwork – completed during his recent one-year stint in prison – at Cairo's Gezira Art Centre ... that opened 16 February at the Gezira Art Centre showcases the artwork Shaalan created behind bars. Prowling ...

20/02/2013 - 14:11 - comment 0

Enjoy a flavorful week of art, film, music & theatre in Cairo & Alexandria this week!

of 'Pictures from Gaza' at Gezira Arts Centre at 7pm Gaza is a returning topic in international news ... dead. Read more about the movie  here  and check the trailer below. Art Centre, Bibliotheca ... Indian folk music at Hanager Arts Centre at 5pm Nathoo Solanki, Chugge Khan, other Rajasthani ...

17/04/2014 - 09:54 - comment 0

So much to see, so little time: Egypt's culture picks of the week 11-18 May

by Mohamed Taha Hussein at Gezira Art Centre New works by Egyptian sculptor and painter Mohamed Taha Hussein (b. 1929) will be featured in a solo show dubbed Iphones in Blogs, opening at the Gezira Art Centre on 7 May. Head of the Fine Arts Sector Salah El-Meligy said in a press release that "this ...

11/05/2014 - 08:43 - comment 0

Yalla! Lots of things to do in Egypt this week: February 23- March 2

in the International Gezira Contemporary Photography Festival's second edition hosted by the Gezira Art Centre ... March. Gezira Art Centre, Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafy Street, Zamalek, Cairo Sunday 2 March ... February Trio concert at Alexandria Centre of Arts at 8pm Wiener Duo — Johanna Horny on piano ...

23/02/2014 - 12:08 - comment 0

Take your pick: Egypt's culture picks of the week 18-25 May

of exhibition by Mohamed Taha at the Gezira Art Centre New works by Egyptian sculptor and painter Mohamed ... engraving, ceramics, sculpture, printing, and weaving. Ahmed Sabry Hall, Gezira Art Centre, 1 Al-Sheikh ... Cairo Opening of Love Affair exhibition at Art Talks, 6pm Alexandria-based visual artist ...

18/05/2014 - 09:27 - comment 0

Take your pick! Another week, another slew of fun things to in Egypt!

Opening of ‘Freedom’ exhibition by Bassam Al-Zoghby at Gezira Art Centre, 7pm Bassam Al-Zoghby is considered one of the most renowned photojournalists in Egypt and is specialised in arts and culture. ... between art and politics, between irresponsible freedom and responsible compromise.” American ...

15/12/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Here's what's happening in Egypt this week: Get out to hear some guitars, see "The Ugly" and more!

of venues. Listen to their performance at the stage of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Arts Centre below. ... 17 June Rim Banna at Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Arts Centre, Alexandria, 8pm Rim ... Hawa El-Horeya performance at Makan Centre for Culture and Arts, 8pm The performance aims ...

16/06/2014 - 16:37 - comment 0

From music to arts activities, Cairo & Alexandria certainly aren't short of events this week

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo Uccellini performance at Hanager ... below.Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo Opening of Layer of Green at CIC ... the festival  here . Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo Last days ...

16/03/2014 - 12:06 - comment 0

Shake up your week with a bit of music and dance in Egypt!

Shadow Puppets and Qarakoz, directed by  Nabil Bahgat .   Cairo Opera House Gezira ... Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music 30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354 *Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts Thur 24, 9.30pm: A mix of Sufi folk traditions related to zar ...

20/07/2014 - 10:34 - comment 0

Egyptian art: Between political charge, global exposure and experimentation

was “Supermarket” held in June at the Gezira Arts Centre. The collective show featured a group of young artists who ... and Culture Centre, the ASCII Foundation for Contemporary Art Education and AUC’S Sharjah Art Gallery, ... young, politically charged and international movement. The Egyptian visual art ...

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