Al-Ahram Weekly Online   17 - 23 August 2006
Issue No. 808
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Laughter underthe bombs
In the past weeks, Al-Madina Theatre in Beirut has served as a shelter for many displaced families. A series of workshops -- on storytelling, crafts and drama -- for displaced children and young adults is being run by the theatre staff...
Every night the stars
Maggie Morgan found this year's round of the Locarno Film Festival (2-12 August) as inclusive as it was welcoming
Must the show go on?
Nehad Selaiha finds plenty of sad irony and some sparks of hope in the Ninth Encounter of the Free Theatre Groups, this year dedicated to the victims of the Beni Sweif fire which took place on 5 September 2005
Plain Talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

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