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Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 4-6 August
Published in Ahram Online on 03 - 08 - 2016

Thursday 4 August
Puppet Theatre show at El Sawy Culturewheel, 6pm & 8pm
El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of diva Oum Kolthoum playing two of her much-loved songs.
El Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, 26 of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo
Ya Sem performance at Falaki Theatre, 7pm
Check Ahram Online's recommendations and the full programme here.
Falaki Theatre, Downtown, Cairo
Bahiyya band at Elbet Alwan, 8pm
Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat Street, from El-Maraashly Street, Zamalek, Cairo
Syrian-Swedish singer Faia Younan at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 8.30pm
Younan will deliver a concert as part of the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival which runs until 8 September. Read more here and check the festival's complete programme here.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open-air theatre, Alexandria
Swedish-Syrian singer Faia Younan performs at the Cairo Opera House open-air theatre on Tuesday 2 August. (Photo: Ahram Online)
Friday 5 August
Zay Al-Nass (Like People) play at Artistic Creativity Center, 7pm
Check Ahram Online's recommendations and the full programme here.
Artistic Creativity Center, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo
Singer Ali El-Helbawy at El Sawy Culturewheel, 7.30pm
El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 July street, Zamalek, Cairo
Puppet and shadow theatre performance at Beit El-Seheimy, 7.30pm
Scripted and directed by Nabil Bahgat.
Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo
Tunisian singer Ghali Benali at Alexandria Opera House, 8pm
The event is part of the ongoing Cairo Opera House's summer festival. Check the full programme here.
Alexandria Opera House, Alexandria
Zay Al-Nass (Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)
Saturday 6 August
Garage comic magazine issue#1 release at AUC, 6pm
Check our Art Alert here.
Fountain Area, American University in Cairo, Tahrir Square, Downtown, Cairo
Kathakali dance troupe from India at Heliopolis Cultural Palace, 7pm
Check our Art Alert here.
Cultural Palace, El Golf Area, Heliopolis, Cairo
Bahgaga and El-Nafikha in concert at El-Genaina Theatre, 8.30pm
El-Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Darassa, Cairo
Aqsa Alwasat band at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 8.30pm
The event is part of the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival which runs until 8 September. Check the festival's complete programme here.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small hall, Alexandria
img alt='India's Kathakali traditional dance' title='India's Kathakali traditional dance' src='http://english.ahram.org.eg/Media/News/2016/8/3/2016-636058381241685981-168.jpg' /
Kathakali performer (Photo: courtesy of MACIC, Cairo)
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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 31 July-7 August
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