15 Apr 2013
ALEXANDRIA — Misr Station in downtown Alexandria is not much to look at by the standards of the fading, crumbling glories that prevail in Egypt’s second-largest city. On any given weekday, thousands of commuters flock to the...
11 Apr 2013
The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival returns with a month-long program of dance and theater performances, film screenings from across the African continent, an exciting lineup of Egyptian and foreign musicians, interactive art...
10 Apr 2013
UPDATE: Only Syrian artists Sham MCs and Khadafi Dub will perform tonight at Sharazade Night Club as DeeKay was unable to fly in from Saudi Arabia.
Syrian rapper DeeKay has never before performed in front of a large live audience. In fact...
09 Apr 2013
Amid the bleak backdrop of a revolution-riddled Egypt, a beacon of positivity shone on downtown Cairo Friday during the launch of one of the most exciting, social-conscious street art collaborations to happen this year.
06 Apr 2013
I met the 10 InterLAB/Tele-exhibition collaborators less than 48 hours after they had met each other for the first time — they have been working together for some months now, though. Until this past week, they had been communicating...
04 Apr 2013
The International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts will start in Cairo on 19 April. The seven-day festival is titled "Joined by love for Egypt."
Thirty-five troupes from 25 countries will perform at the Citadel, including...
04 Apr 2013
The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival returns in its second edition with a month-long program of dance and theater performances, film screenings from across the African continent, an exciting lineup of Egyptian and foreign musicians,...
03 Apr 2013
After traveling the world when its writer could not, Nassim Soleimapour’s much-translated, critically-acclaimed “White Rabbit Red Rabbit” received its stage — and Arabic language — premiere on Saturday, as...
01 Apr 2013
Internationally acclaimed Cairene artist Kareem El Qurity is exhibiting a series of mixed-media portraits under the moniker “Passing Faces” at Al Masar Gallery in Zamalek.
Stepping into one of the gallery’s brightly lit,...
30 Mar 2013
The door to the flat is ajar, an enthusiastic murmur trickles out to the landing of the old Garden City building. The Nile Sunset Annex, Cairo’s newest art-space, is hosting its fourth official event.
Walking into the apartment-...