Monday,25 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1389, (12 - 18 April 2018)
Monday,25 March, 2019
Issue 1389, (12 - 18 April 2018)

Ahram Weekly

American Hip-Hop Group Dangerflow

American Hip-Hop Group Dangerflow
American Hip-Hop Group Dangerflow

The Second Jazz Tales Festival (10-14 April)

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 Main Hall
Thurs 12, 8pm: Noha Fekry Jazz Quintet (Egypt) and Kirk MacDonald (Canada).
Fri 13, 8pm: Eftekasat and Simon Spiess Trio (Egypt /Switzerland).
Sat 14, 8pm: Cairo Big Band Society and Malnoia (Egypt/ Netherlands).  

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 12, 8pm: Wust Al-Balad band (Egypt) and Jazz singer Halie Loren (USA).
Fri 13, 8pm: Cairo Big Band Society and Malnoia (Egypt/Netherlands).
Wisdom Hall Sat 14, 8pm: Eftekasat band and Simon Spiess Trio (Egypt/Switzerland).  

The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Malak Gabr Theatre
Thurs 19, 1pm: Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018 presents “Into Live Electronics”, an introduction to live electronic music by Arne Vierck, collaboration with Centre of Arts, AUC. Between 2000 and 2003 Arne was active as creator and composer of live electronic composition and particularly of Ballet Music. Since 2007 Arne is a very active sound engineer, producer of several music genres and specialized in implementation and realisation of contemporary compositions that involve live electronic music with leading ensembles and festivals.

Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Sun 15, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble performs Umm Kolthoum songs.
Wed 18, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre’s concert.

Al-Azhar Park
Salah Salem Road, Darassa, Tel 02 2362 5057
Fri 13, 8pm: Dangerflow, an American hip hop group from Miami, Florida is bringing their exciting sound to Egypt for a series of concerts in Cairo and Alexandria, courtesy of the U.S. Department of State’s American Music Abroad (AMA) programme. This programme is the second in the Embassy’s “Al-Hakawatya” series, featuring storytelling through music. Dangerflow will blend their unique fusion of hip-hop, R&B, rock and Latin percussion with the sounds of Egyptian popular music. In Cairo, the group will conduct workshops with Egyptian musicians and exchange ideas with Egyptian youth on how music can inspire, uplift, and empower communities, and encourage the next generation to make positive choices. Dangerflow will collaborate onstage in Cairo with Ahmed Sheba, Sawarekh, Tarek El-Sheikh, and Mai Abdel-Aziz. Dangerflow will also travel to Alexandria for a concert, collaboration with more Egyptian artists, and other activities from April 17 to 20.

Beit Al-Seheimi Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391 Every Sunday, 7.30pm: 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, 7pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz 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 Main Hall
Thurs 12, 8pm: Singer Maye Farouk in a repertoire of Umm Kolthoum songs.  
Sat 14, 8pm: The Kazakh University of Arts Orchestra, will give a concert, conducted by maestro Aidar Torybayev and featuring composer and pianist Rakhat-Bi Abdyssagin and violinist Aiman Mussakhajayeva.
Tues 17-Fri 20, 8pm: Verdi’s opera Aida performed by the Cairo Opera Company, supervised by Erminia Kamel, the Cairo Opera Choir, conducted by Aldo Magnato, the Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by maestro David Crescenzi and directed by Abdel-Moneim Kamel.  
Open-Air Theatre
Thurs 12, 8pm: Piano recital by Kareem Gohar.
Fri 13, 8pm: Emdan Al-Nour troupe.
Thurs 19, 8pm: Maurice K band from France.
Small Hall
Thurs 5, 8pm: The Conservatoire (Supreme Institute of Music) concert.
Thurs 12, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.
Fri 13, 7pm: Piano recital by Ghada Shaker.
Sat 14, 8pm: Giuseppe Verdi’s Luisa Miller Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Sun 15 & Thurs 19, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre’s concert.   
Tues 17, 8pm: A trio piano recital by Marcelle Matta, Ghada Shaker and Amany Mounir.
Arts Creativity Centre
Mon 16, 8pm: Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018 presents a solo recital by Spanish percussionist Luis Tabuenca, hosted by Cervantes Institute and the European-Egyptian Contemporary Music Society.

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511
Thurs 12, 8pm: Part of Mazzika Fi Al Sath (Music on the Roof) is a concert features Hageen band. Hageen is music band located in North Africa, and has a strong pertinence to the African culture. It plays a new style of Reggae music combined with Rock and Roll and many other genres.
Al-Gumhouriya Theatre 12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thurs 12, 8pm: Al Enshad Al-Dini troupe performs religious chants.
Fri 13, 8pm: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi dances and songs.
Sat 14, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble.
Sun 15, 8pm: Jesus Heart, Egypt Heart Choir performs hymns and religious chants.
Thurs 19, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble.

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, Tues and Wed, 7.30pm).
Makan 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 Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab.
El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music 30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354 Al-Dammah Theatre for Free Arts Thurs 12, 8pm: NubaNour troupe presents traditional Nubian music, dances, and songs.

Misr University of Science and Technology
Al-Motamayez District, next to Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6th of October City, Giza, Tel 01094444273/4/5 – 16828
Mon 16, 6-11pm: Hip Hop Live Concert features MTM and Arabish bands, Mai Abdel-Aziz among other artists from Egypt, together with  the American group Dangerflow (A free performance open to the public).

Room Art Space 10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159 Sat 14, 8pm: Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018 presents Luis Tabuenca’s Autorretrato. An open call for all percussionists in Egypt to take part in an improvisation workshop with Luis Tabuenca. The event will start by Luis performing some of his pieces, followed by an improvisation session curated by Ayman Mabrouk (percussionists only), and then a free improvisation session will take place. The event is in collaboration and with the support of Cervantes Institute (open for everyone).

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 Sat 14, 8pm: Singer Ali Al-Haggar performs classical Arab songs as well as his much-loved songs.
Mon 16, 6.30pm: Waslet Samaa troupe in a repertoire of religious chanting.  
Tues 17, 8pm: Recover Music band, conducted by Mohamed Fawzy.  
Wisdom Hall Sun 15, 7.30pm: El Sawy Culturewheel hosts a ballet dance show for the ballet dancer Fatema Marzooq, be ready for an extremely distinctive ballet.
Tues 17, 7.30pm: Welad Haretna troupe performs songs from our folk heritage.
Wed 18, 7.30pm: Classical Arab music by Al-Khan band.   

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thurs 12, 8pm: A singing recital features pop singer Hany Shaker.
Fri 13, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil.
Sat 14, 8pm: Alexandria Opera String Orchestra.
Thurs 19, 8pm: Alexandria Talents Development Centre’s concert.   

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 Small Hall
Fri 13, 7pm: Strings concert features Hassan Sharara (Violin) Kholoud Sharara (Flute).
Sat 14, 6.30pm: Giuseppe Verdi’s Luisa Miller Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.


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