Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
9 - 15 September 1999
Issue No. 446
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

Mahmoud Said
Divine illuminations
The long awaited opening of the Mahmoud Said Museum, located in the former home of the artist, is imminent. Anna Boghiguian assesses Said's work

Beetles, puppets
and butterflies

In the first week of CIFET, Nehad Selaiha encounters some poignant fairy tales

Geisha with wings
David Blake, at the CIFET opening, delights in the hard-working girl who becomes a high flier


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