So much to do, so much to see in Egypt this week: September 28 - October 3

Published September 28th, 2014 - 08:32 GMT
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Sunday 28 September

Approved for Adoption at Zawya at 6:30pm

The Belgian feature Approved for Adoption will conclude the screenings of Zawya’s first weekend dedicated to animated films. The film follows a comic book artist as he returns to Seoul after being abandoned at the age of five.

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

Opening of Next to Here exhibition at CIC at 7pm

Next to Here is a photography exhibition which features works by 18 artists from the Arab world and North Africa. Curated by Leipzig-based Constanze Wicke, the exhibition is the result of workshops in Algiers, Casablanca, Tunis, Beirut, Ramallah, Amman, Khartoum, Erbil, Dubai, Alexandria and Cairo, organised by four branches of the Goethe Institute along with local partners.

4th Floor, 22 Abdel-Khalek Tharwat, downtown Cairo

Hip hop evening at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina at 8pm
The concert will include line-up of several Egyptian hip hop bands: Revolution Records, Shahin & Boflot, Asfalt, Egy Rap School, and DJ Dekka. The same line-up will perform in Cairo on 30 September at El-Sawy Culturewheel.
Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Chatby, Alexandria

The Third Circle at Falaki Theatre at 8pm
A fusion of modern dance and electronic music, addressing the issues around how dance and music are seen in the context of Islamic sharia law.  The show is the brainchild of Nancy Naous and Wael Kodeih and will showcase at the downtown theatre as part of Bidoun Takleef, a programme launched by Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy to celebrate their ten year anniversary.
Falaki Theatre, AUC Tahrir campus, downtown Cairo

Also on this day:
- 7th International Samaa Festival for Religious Chanting and Sufi Music in Cairo

- Go On Living play at Miami Theatre, 8pm

From the series 'Consumership. We don’t live life in our countries, we consume it' by Egyptian artist Nadia Mounier (Photo: Courtesy of Goethe Institut)

Monday 29 September

Manhattan Shorts at Zawya at 6:30pm

The evening is an international initiative to screen ten shorts in 250 cinemas across six continents during the week of 26 September and 5 October. Ten short films have been selected from 589 entries from 27 countries and will be now judged by a global audience. Cinema goers will become instant film critics as they will be handed a ballot upon entry that allows them to vote for Best Film and Best Actor. Results will be sent to the Manhattan Shorts headquarters and results will be announced on 6 October.

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

Interruption exhibition at Townhouse

The exhibition, which opened on Sunday 21 September, is part of The Pick series, which in its current edition features works by Amna Badawy, Nouran Sherif & Muhammad Taymour, Reem El-Maghraby, Shadwa Ali and Tuqa El-Harouny, working around installation, sound art and photography.

10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Street, downtown Cairo

Live from Casino Al-Shatby at Makan at 8pm

An evening of theatrical readings from the book Live from Casino Al-Shatby by Al-Shaimaa Hamed,  accompanied by live music by Ahmed Omar, both from Egypt. The reading is part of Bidoun Takleef, a regional programme launched by Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy to celebrate their ten year anniversary.

1 Saad Zaghloul Street, El-Dawaween,Cairo.

Also on this day:

- Out to Sea - Cairo exhibition at Darb1718, Cairo

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