Egypt's arts and culture events for the week 2-8 November!

Published November 2nd, 2015 - 01:29 GMT
A painting from the Eve exhibition. (Photo: fragment of artwork by Amina Salem)
A painting from the Eve exhibition. (Photo: fragment of artwork by Amina Salem)
Monday 2 Nov 
Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Music
1pm
CAIRO
 

The Lions of Cairo present Medieval and Renaissance music for voice. Soloists: Amira Reda (soprano), Myrna Ghanem (mezzo-soprano), Nathalie Alain Mikhail (mezzo-soprano), Sallie Pisch (soprano) as well as Hussein Saber (oud), Alaa Saber (oud), Wael El-Mahallawy (qanoon, director), John Baboukis (bass-baritone, qanoon, director).

PVA courtyard at the American University of Cairo's New Cairo Campus

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a performance directed by Nour Afifi.

Wisdom Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Mawhoob Afandi music concert.

River Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
10pm
CAIRO

Samira Said concert.

Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
CAIRO

Screening of Eyes of A Thief

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film
5pm, 6pm
ALEXANDRIA

Goethe Film Week screens a number of German films for two days: Alphabet at 5pm and Sweet Poison (Süßes Gift - Hilfe als Geschäft) at 6:15pm

Goethe Institute,10 El-Batalsa Street, El-Azarita, Alexandria

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

The Lions of Cairo
The Lions of Cairo (Photo: from The Lions of Cairo's promotional material)

Tuesday 3 Nov
Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Exhibition
last days
CAIRO

Eve, a painting exhibit by Amina Salem. Exhibition closes on 4 November.

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem Street, off Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Discussion
6pm
CAIRO

Arab Forum for Puppet and Shadow Arts.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret Al-Darb Al-Asfar, Qism Al-Gamaleya, Cairo

Film
6:30pm
CAIRO

Screening of Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929).

Arab Digital Expression Foundation, 143 Street #8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Book
6.30pm
CAIRO

Book presentation and discussion — Revolution as a Process: The Case of the Egyptian Uprising.

Austrian Cultural Forum, 1103 Corniche El-Nil (next to Shepheard Hotel), 1st Floor, Garden City

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Sharara sextet performs Egyptian compositions that include classical and film music.

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Arabic music concert by musician Emad Abd El-Aziz.

Wisdom Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
CAIRO

Screening of Eyes of A Thief

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

Eve
Eve exhibition (Photo: fragment of artwork by Amina Salem)
  
Wednesday 4 Nov
Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Exhibition
last days
CAIRO

Paintings by Walid Ebeid, a solo exhibition titled One Man One Painting. Exhibition closes on 5 November.

Art Lounge Cairo, 37b Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
10:30am
CAIRO

Fekra Le Bokra, a theatrical sketch for children.

Al-Amir Taz Palace, 27 Al-Soufeieh Street, Manial, Old Cairo

Exhibition opening
6:30pm
CAIRO

Sidewalk Stories, by visual artist Sarah Soliman. The exhibition runs until 10 November.

Sharjah Gallery, AUC New Cairo Campus, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Concert by Solo band.

Wisdom Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film
CAIRO

Screening of Um Ghayeb

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

Um Ghayeb
(Photo: still from Um Ghayeb)
 
Thursday 5 Nov
Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Theatre
10.30am & 6.30pm
CAIRO

The Smurfs Live.

MUST Opera House, 6th of October

Music
6pm
CAIRO

Concert by Mounib band.

River Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music and puppet show
6pm, 8pm
CAIRO

El-Sakia Puppet Theatre troupe will perform two concerts as they revive the music of popular classical Arab singer Umm Kalthoum.

Wisdom Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm, 9pm
CAIRO

Egyptian Project perform two consecutive shows.

Alrab3, Al-Moez Street, near Al-Aqmar Mosque, Al-Gamaleya, Old Cairo

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

Performance “Thirst for Love”.

Rawabet Theatre, Townhouse, 3 Hussein El-Meamar Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

A concert featuring Neobyrd (Egypt) and Strip Steve (France).

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq El-Ferenseya Street, Mounira, Cairo

Film
CAIRO

Screening of Um Ghayeb

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


Neobyrd
Neobyrd (Photo: Al Ahram)
 

Friday 6 Nov

Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Book fair

10am

CAIRO

A selection of LE 5-15 books

Al-Kotob Khan, 13 Road 254, Degla, Maadi

Theatre
10am, 3pm & 7pm

CAIRO

The Smurfs Live.

MUST Opera House, 6th of October

Dance

7pm

CAIRO

‘Listen & Watch’, a contemporary dance performance by Swiss Compagnie 7273.

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Sham3 Street, Al-Fakhareen – Old Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Concert by Madina band

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Um Ghayeb

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off  Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

The Smurfs
(Photo: from The Smurfs Live show promotional material)
  

Saturday 7 Nov

Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Theatre
11am, 3.30pm & 6.30pm

CAIRO

The Smurfs Live.

MUST Opera House, 6th of October

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Afareet Nos Sewa (Half Cooked Demons) by Falsafa troupe

Hosapir Theatre, Galaa Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Inshad by El-Ikhwa Abou Shaar

River Hall, El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Performance

7pm

CAIRO

Stand-up comedy by Waleed Abou El-Magd

Wisdom Hall, El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

 

The Lions of Cairo present Medieval and Renaissance music for voices. Soloists: Amira Reda (soprano), Myrna Ghanem (mezzo-soprano), Nathalie Alain Mikhail (mezzo-soprano), Sallie Pisch (soprano) as well as Hussein Saber (oud), Alaa Saber (oud), Wael El-Mahallawy (qanoon, director), John Baboukis (bass-baritone, qanoon, director)

Falaki Theatre, Falaki Street, American University Campus, Downtown Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra performs ‘Arab Perspectives’, works by Gamal Salama, Marcel Khalifa, Maias Al-Yamani.

Main Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Um Ghayeb

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off  Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week


Contemporary dance
Contemporary Dance with Laurence Yadi and Nicolas Cantillon (Photo: fragment from the event's promotional material)
  

Sunday 8 Nov

Music
CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
DAMANHOUR

24th Arab Music Festival. The festival continues until 9 November. Check the programme for more details

Several stages operating under the Cairo Opera House

Theatre
10.30am & 6.30pm

CAIRO

The Smurfs Live.

MUST Opera House, 6th of October.

Lecture

12pm

CAIRO

A lecture on Excavating in Archives, by Marcel Maessen

The Egyptian Museum, Tahrir Square, Downtown Cairo

Poetry and music

7pm

CAIRO

Concert by Diwan band

River Hall, El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Women Of My World, an exhibit by Britt Boutros Ghali

Picasso Art Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

Opening

7pm

CAIRO

Elysee Stairs, painting exhibition by artist Ibrahim Khattab.

The exhibit runs from 8-25 November

Art Lounge Cairo, 37B Ahmed Heshmat Street, 1st floor, Apt 2, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Afareet Nos Sewa (Half Cooked Demons)  by Falsafa troupe

Hosapir Theatre, Galaa Street, downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Mulberry House, as

part of The French Institute’s Month of Documentary Films program.

French Institute, 1 Madraset El-Hoqouq El-Ferenseya Street, Mounira, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Concert by Lebanese musicians Zaki Sharif and Roula El-Qadery

Wisdom Hall, El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

CAIRO

Screening of Um Ghayeb

Hours: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off  Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

 

Excavating in Archives
Excavating in Archives (Photo: fragment from the promotional material)
  

EXHIBITIONS this week

Exhibition

8 Nov

CAIRO

Women Of My World, an exhibit by Britt Boutros Ghali

Picasso Art Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

8-25 Nov

CAIRO

Elysee Stairs, painting exhibition by artist Ibrahim Khattab.

Art Lounge Cairo, 37B Ahmed Heshmat Street, 1st floor, Apt 2, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

4-10 Nov

CAIRO

Sidewalk Stories, by visual artist Sarah Soliman.

Sharjah Gallery, AUC New Cairo Campus, Cairo

Exhibition

1-16 Nov

Tawaseen, painting exhibition by artist Mohamed Oraby

Ubuntu Gallery, 20 Hassan Sabry Street, from Ibn Zinky Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition
25 Oct- 5 Nov
CAIRO

Paintings by Walid Ebeid, A solo exhibition titled One Man One Painting.

Art Lounge Cairo, 37B Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

24 Oct-14 Nov

CAIRO

Wise Monkeys, a multimedia group exhibition featuring works by Asmaa Abd El-Wahab, Aya Mamdouh, Huda Zikry, Mariam Ahmed Khalil, Mariam El-Kasabany, Nada Ghazaly, Roshan El-Qurashi, Shaimaa Radi, Sherouk Helal

Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen, Cairo, Egypt

Exhibition

18 Oct-10 Nov

CAIRO

Surplus! Housing from the Periphery, featuring photography of Anthony Hamboussi.

Parallel to exhibit are two discussions, one on October 21 at 7pm and the other on November 4 at 7pm

10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Street, Downtown Cairo

Exhibition

18 Oct-4 Nov

CAIRO

Eve, a painting exhibit by Amina Salem

Picasso Gallery, 30 Hassan Assem Street, off Brazil Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

12 Oct-15 Nov

CAIRO

Many Rivers to Cross, featuring work of Maged Mekhail

Art Talks Gallery, 8 El Kamel Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

11 Oct-11 Nov

Salon Al-Shabab (Youth Salon), the annual exhibit, this year featuring over 166 artworks from 149 young artists.

Palace of Arts, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Exhibition

11 Oct-28 Nov

CAIRO

Vision, a multimedia exhibit with watercolor paintings and bronze wire works, displaying artwork of Nouran Gamal.

Kafein, 28 Sharif Street, Abdeen, Downtown, Cairo

Exhibition

5 Oct-25 Nov

CAIRO

Colony, a solo exhibition by Shady El-Noshokaty

Gypsum Gallery, 5 Ibrahim Naguib Street, Ground Floor, Apt 2, Garden City, Cairo

 

Tawaseen
(Photo: fragment of artwork by Mohamed Oraby in Tawaseen exhibition)

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