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Current issue | Issue 1352, (13 - 19 July 2017)
Sunday,24 June, 2018
Issue 1352, (13 - 19 July 2017)

Ahram Weekly

‏Darawish Abul-Gheit troupe

‏Darawish Abul-Gheit troupe
‏Darawish Abul-Gheit troupe

Beit Al-Seheimi

Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 8.30pm: 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.
Every Friday, 8.30pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muizz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Open-Air Theatre
Thurs 20, 8pm: A concert features artists Mohamed Abbass and Rana Samaha and their bands.  

Cairo Jazz Club
197, 26th July St, Agouza, Tel 02 3345 9939
Thurs 13, 10.30pm: The Meteors Project/ Neobyrd.  

Fri 14, 10pm: Arrab/Special K.
Sat 15, 10.30pm: Vocalist Shereen Abdo with Dokkan band.
Sun 16, 10.30pm: The Cairo Big Bang Society.
Mon 17, 10pm: Irresistible high-energy progressive house tunes by Mohasseb.  

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat, Mon and Wed, 8pm, free admission).

SaadZaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 02 2792 0878
Every Monday: (fixed event) Zikr and Sufi night.
Every Tuesday, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm and reservations is canceled at 7.30pm): Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta; Nubian Fadeka music and songs with Aragid, featuring Saleh Abbass and Farah Al-Masri; traditional Sudanese music and songs performed by Queen of Henna Settouna; Al-Jaafra music played by musicians from Aswan; Nass Makan (People from Makan) and Sanet perform traditional music from Eritrea.
Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Um Sameh, Um Hassan and Nour Al-Sab.

El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music
30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354/ 02 2392 6768
Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts
Thurs 13, 9pm: Zar, Sufi music and singing performed by the exceptional Darawish Abul-Gheit (dervishes) troupe, providing an unusual evening, a spiritual experience, with Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes, an exciting fusion of Egyptian folk art.

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
River Hall
Thurs 13, 7.30pm: Hysteria musical company performs top cartoon songs and is going to present a singing show of the most beautiful kids' songs, Spacetoon songs.
Fri 14, 7pm: Sufi chanting by Al-Hadra troupe.
Sat 15, 7.30pm: Stand-up comedian Ali Qandil presents new sketches with different themes.
Thurs 20, 7pm: Al-Mawlawiya Al-Masriya troupe, led by Sufi singer Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.
Wisdom Hall
Thurs 13, 7pm: Classical Arab songs by singer Ismail Sadeq.   
Fri 14, 8pm: A singing recital by Maye Abdel-Aziz.  
Sat 15, 7pm: Waslet Samaa band performs religious chanting.
Sun 16, 8pm: An evening of poetical-singing with poet Salem Al-Shahbany.    
Tues 18, 8pm: ‘Sultan Alaarfeen’ Ahmed Suleiman in a unique religious singing concert.
Wed 19, 8pm: Rock music by Janan band: singer, songwriter and pianist Noha Fekry, bassist Mokhtar Al-Sayeh, drummer Maged Nagati, and guitarist Youssef Al-Sioufy, bassist Samir George, and Keyboard player Ahmed Kamar.  
Thurs 20, 8pm: “Al Leila Al-Kebira Awi” (The Very Big Night), a new stand-up comedy show presented by six young people who are talented in making people laugh using their own unique style.



Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC Main Hall
Sat 8, 8pm: The BA Wind Ensemble presents a chamber music concert playing Haydn's Divertimento Op.42, Dvorak's Serenada for Winds, Cello and Contrabass and Mozart’s Serenada For Winds in E Flat Major K.375.    
Mon 10, 8pm: Dan Singing in the Air, Xinjiang Folk Singing and Dancing Performance.
Thurs 13, 8.30pm: A concert features singer Tarek Al-Nasser from Jordan.      
Fri 14, 8.30pm: Singer Hannan Mady.  
Sat 15, 8.30pm: A gala concert by BA Orchestra, conducted by Nayer Nagui and featuring harpist Mona Wassef and pianist Israa Abdel-Aziz.
BACC Open-Air Theatre
Sun 16, 8.30pm: Hawas band.
Mon 17, 8.30pm: The Singers band.  
Tues 18, 8.30pm: Al-Dore Al-Awal band.  
Wed19, 8.30pm: BA Orchestra, conducted by violinist Khaled Al-Shewikh presents music cocktail concert.
Thurs 20, 8.30pm: Massar Egbari band.

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