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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 4-10 September
Published in Ahram Online on 03 - 09 - 2016


Sunday 4 Sep

Books
10am-11pm
CAIRO
Rabaa Book Fair. The fair runs between 1 and 15 September
El-Rabaa Cultural Centre, Fatimid Cairo, El-Gamaleya, El-Muez Street, next to Aqmar Mosque (tel: 0101 190 6907)
Exhibition Opening
7pm
CAIRO
Roznama 5, youth group exhibition and competition for creative contemporary art works. Check our Art Alert here.
-Medrar, 7 Gamal E- Din Abou El Mahasen St, Garden City.
-Mashrabiya, 8 Champollion St, Downtown.
-Soma Art, 14 Maraashli St, Zamalek
Poetry
7pm
CAIRO
Poet Abd El-Moaty Hegazy's cultural salon
Beit El-Shaer (Poetry House), Beit Al-Set Wasila, Mohamed Abdo Street, Old Cairo
Film
7pm
CAIRO
Screening of #Detachment
3elbat Alwan15 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Le Challet De Tunis, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
Cimatheque,19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Iranian, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Noor, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
French Institute, 1 Madraset Al Hoqouq, Mounira, Cairo
Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Flashback band. Check the full programme of Men Fat Adimmuh Tah festival.
Beyt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo
Music
8.30pm
CAIRO
The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, El-Darb El-Asfar Alley, El-Muaaz St, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening re-runs: Love, Theft and Other Entanglements
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Screening of Paris, Je T'aime
ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Tania Saleh, accompanied by Egyptian oud player, singer and composer Hazem Shaheen. Read more here
El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park, Salah Salem rd., Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
September German Film Night: Taste the Waste
Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, El Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Hanager Arts Centre hosts a week-long retrospective for late Egyptian director Mohamed Khan
Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Amarein band in concert.
El Sawy Culturewheel - River hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
9pm
CAIRO
Concert by the Nubian troupe for drums and folk instruments
Qubbat El-Ghouri (El-Ghouri Dome), Al-Azhar, Cairo
Theatre
7.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Till We Prove the Opposite, a play directed by Mohamed Osama Ata. 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
Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Palestinian folklore band. 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, Open Air Theatre, Alexandria


Monday 5 Sep

Film
7pm
CAIRO
Screening of The Danish Girl.
Magnolia. Leaves of Art
12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Rania Shaalan. Check the full programme of Men Fat Adimmuh Tah festival.
Bayt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Cosmodrama, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
Cimatheque,19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Brooklyn, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Pauline S'Arrache, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
French Institute, 1 Madraset Al Hoqouq, Mounira, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening re-runs: My Love Awaits me by the Sea
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
Dance/Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.
Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo
Theatre
7.30pm
CAIRO
‘Masgoun 1664' theatrical performance.
El Sawy Culturewheel - Wisdom hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
9pm
CAIRO
Zikr and Sufi night
Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts - Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, 11461, El-Dawaween, Cairo (Close to Saad Zaghloul Metro Station)
Inshad
8pm
CAIRO
Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tohamy
El Sawy Culturewheel - River hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Screening of Fatima (2015)
Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Hanager Arts Centre hosts a week-long retrospective for late Egyptian director Mohamed Khan
Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Cairo
Film
3pm
ALEXANDRIA
Film screenings every Monday and Tuesday.
Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria
Theatre
7.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Till We Prove the Opposite, a play directed by Mohamed Osama Ata. 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
Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Traditional music from India: Santoor band. 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, Open Air Theatre, Alexandria

Tuesday 6 Sep

Music
6.30pm
CAIRO
Nagham band in concert.
El Sawy Culturewheel - Wisdom hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Film
6.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Barbara.
ADEF DECA, 143, street 8, Moqattam, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening re-runs: Yallah! Underground
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Roundabout in my Head, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
Cimatheque,19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Noor, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St, off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Screening of Iranian, part of Cannes Film Festival's ACID week in Cairo. Check the complete programme here.
French Institute, 1 Madraset Al Hoqouq, Mounira, Cairo
Film
7.30pm
CAIRO
Ahmed Nabil. Check the full programme of Men Fat Adimmuh Tah festival.
Beyt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Hanager Arts Centre hosts a week-long retrospective for late Egyptian director Mohamed Khan.
Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Percussionist Reda Henkesh in concert.
El Sawy Culturewheel - River hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
9pm
CAIRO
Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta; Nubian Fadeka music; in addition to music from Sudan, Aswan, and Eritrea.
Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts - Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, 11461, El-Dawaween, Cairo (Close to Saad Zaghloul Metro Station)
Film
3pm
ALEXANDRIA
Film screenings every Monday and Tuesday.
Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria
Theatre
8pm
ALEXANDRIA
Crazy Accident: A play written by Lenin El-Ramli and directed by Yasmine Saeed. 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 theatre, Alexandria
Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Shawarena band. 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, Open Air Theatre, Alexandria


Wednesday 7 Sep

Film
7pm
CAIRO
Screening of Dogville by Lars von Trier
Magnolia. Leaves of Art
12 Mohamed Anis Street, Zamalek, Cairo
Dance/Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.
Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo
Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Darawesh band. Check the full programme of Men Fat Adimmuh Tah festival.
Beyt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Hanager Arts Centre hosts a week-long retrospective for late Egyptian director Mohamed Khan
Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
A night of inshad and tarrab with Abd El-Qadder El-Dar'ouzi.
El Sawy Culturewheel - Wisdom hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
9pm
CAIRO
Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab
Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts - Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, 11461, El-Dawaween, Cairo (Close to Saad Zaghloul Metro Station)
Music
8.30pm
CAIRO
Mazzika x El Sat7: Saleeb Sufi Project
Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, El Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Cairo
Film screening & discussion
6pm
ALEXANDRIA
The Documentary Film Salon screens a film on old Cairo's crafts.
Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria
Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Mohamed Mohsen. 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, Open Air Theatre, Alexandria


Thursday 8 September

Film
7pm
CAIRO
Screening of Bab El Wadaa, followed by discussion with filmmakers
Osiris,1 Hassan Mourad st. from Qasr El Aini, 2nd floor, Garden City, Cairo
Inshad
7pm
CAIRO
Inshad with sheikh Waleed Shaheen in celebration of Eid Al-Adha.
Amir Taz Palace, 27 Al-Soufeieh Street, Manial, Cairo
Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Microphone band. Check the full programme of Men Fat Adimmuh Tah festival.
Beyt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Almostarbaa band
3elbat Alwan15 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
"NAR", a neofolk quintet from Cairo dedicated to traditional music of the Orient and the Mediterranean.
ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo
Film
8pm
CAIRO
Hanager Arts Centre hosts a week-long retrospective for late Egyptian director Mohamed Khan
Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
El-Hadraa
El-Genaina theatre, Al-Azhar park, Salah Salem road, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Al-Masriyeen band
Cairo Opera House, open air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Cairo Opera Company presents an evening with Mozart, Verdi and Puccini.
Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
The National Arab Music Ensemble plays songs of late singer and composer Abdel-Wahab.
Al-Gumhouriya Theatre, 12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Cairo
Music
9pm
CAIRO
Darawish Abu El-Gheit
El- Dammah Theatre, 30 A El-Belaasa street, Abdeen, Cairo
Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA
Soad Massi. Closing event of the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival which runs until 8 September. Check the festival's complete programme here
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Open Air Theatre, Alexandria

Souad Massi (Photo:Photos: Ati Metwaly)

Friday 9 September

Exhibition
CAIRO
Summer collective exhibition: Masterpieces XV.
More than 70 exclusive paintings and sculptures by established artists as well as younger talents. The exhibition runs until 30 September
Zamalek Art Gallery, 11, Brazil Street, Zamalek,
Cairo
Exhibition
CAIRO
Contemporary Visions, group exhibition featuring around 70 artworks from 1939 to the present. The exhibition runs until 22 September
Al-Masar Gallery, 157 B 26 July street, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
7pm
CAIRO
Ali El Helbawi
El Sawy Culturewheel - Wisdom hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
7.30
CAIRO
Ali El Helbawi
El Sawy Culturewheel - River hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Blues rock music with West (Sharq)
3elbat Alwan15 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Michelle Rounds Project live
ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo
Music
8pm
CAIRO
Cairo Opera Company presents an evening with Mozart, Verdi and Puccini.
Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo
Theatre
8.30pm
CAIRO
Puppet and shadow theatre performance, scripted and directed by Nabil Bahgat.
Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Saturday 10 September

Exhibition
Last days
CAIRO
The Sweetest Haven, by Adam Henein and Bahaa Amer. Exhibition runs until 16 September
Art Talks, 8 El Kamel Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Cairo
Dance/Music
7.30pm
CAIRO
Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage. Double check with the location prior to attending
Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo


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