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

Ahram Weekly

Paul-Gordon Chandler

Paul-Gordon Chandler
Paul-Gordon Chandler


The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Malak Gabr Theatre
Sun 15, 1-2pm: A percussion Master class with Luis Tabuenca. Spanish percussionist and composer Luis Tabuenca focuses on contemporary and experimental music and is also active in the international improvising music scene. His compositions explore the borderlines between improvised and composed music and include works for solo instruments, chamber music, contemporary dance-, and film-music. The EECMS presents the ‘Music Talks on a Gallery Tour’ in Cairo in conjunction with the Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018. Al Mashrabia Gallery, Art Talks Gallery and Aisha Fahmy Centre of Art will host a very rich and diverse set of Music Talks where the audience will be able to interact with and get first hand impressions of guest artists. The talks will feature Hannes Seidl, Oliver Schneller, the renowned musician and curator Kamilya Jubran, and Cathy Graham, the Global Music Director of the British Council.

Beit Al-Seheimi Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391 Every Friday, 4pm: Puppets workshop on how to make them and perform with them (All workshops are for free).

Diwan Bookstore
159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2582/98
Mon 16, 6.30-8.30pm: “Khalil Gibran - An Unparalleled Guide for Our Times”, a talk and a lecture by Paul-Gordon Chandler at the official Egypt book launch of his new book, In Search of a Prophet: A Spiritual Journey with Khalil Gibran, followed by a book-signing. Chandler will take the listener on a fascinating journey through the all-embracing nature of Khalil Gibran, the early 20th century Lebanese-American poet-artist and mystic. He will share how Khalil Gibran, a supreme East-West figure, can be a compelling and much-needed guide for our times, addressing today’s interest in spirituality over religion, to peace, harmony and the building of bridges between the cultures and creeds of the Middle East and West (free and open to the public).

Rawabet Theatre
3 HussienEl- Meaamar Pasha St. ext. of Mahmoud Basiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown, Tel 25768086
Fri 13, 2-7.30pm: A roundtable discussion on the Group of Art and Liberty in connection with the international traveling exhibition "Art et Liberté: Rupture, War, and Surrealism in Egypt (1938 - 1948)". Entitled "Art et Liberté: Political Perspectives", the roundtable features keynote speakers: Basheer El-Sebaai, cultural and political historian, author and translator,  Ashraf Kamel, son of Art et Liberté founding member Anwar Kamel, Sam Bardaouil, curator and co-founder of Art Reoriented, Munich / New York, moderated by Mohamed Al-Shahed, curator and architectural historian, Cairo with a welcome note by Townhouse Gallery Executive Director  William Wells.  Talaat Harb Cultural Centre Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area. Tel 02 2362 2647 Daily, 1pm: Drawing and artifact workshop for children and special abilities children (All workshops are for free).


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