27 Jul 2010
Fans of Lebanese diva Fairouz--arguably the most beloved singer in the Arab world--gathered yesterday in the garden hall of Zamalek’s Sawy Culture Wheel to protest disputes over song rights between Fairouz and the heirs of the late Mansour...
24 Jul 2010
"And, in return for magical powers, the Sultan's daughter spared the serpent's life," narrated storyteller Dalia el-Gendi, unfolding the story to a captivated audience.
El-Gendi, along with several fellow members of Egypt's el-Warsha...
22 Jul 2010
Currently on display behind the famous wooden arches of the Safar Khan gallery in Zamalek is “The Collection," an exhibition which assembles together various contemporary artists who had previously exhibited at Safar Khan.
21 Jul 2010
On a stage awash in dramatic spotlights and equipped with giant, thumping speakers, six barefoot dancers from Ferqet el-Samteen(Silent Troupe) surround a black-clad dancer, a younger boy whose careful steps grow increasingly anxious as the...
20 Jul 2010
Cairo's Colombian community gathered last Sunday in the open air theater at Cairo Opera House to celebrate the bicentenary of their country’s independence with a performance by Colombian tambora artist Martina Camargo.
The event was...
17 Jul 2010
For July, the phrase "summer breeze" is a grave understatement. And for this collective exhibition currently showing at the Art Corner Gallery, the word "breeze" is definitely an underestimation. Six contemporary artists reveal a vigorous...
10 Jul 2010
As we, the actors and actresses of the Bussy play were on stage for our curtain call, our director stepped ahead to address the audience with a final word. “I am sorry but I want to tell you that what you saw tonight was half of the...
07 Jul 2010
The crowded and dirty streets of Ard el-Lewa’, the pullulating residential district in northwest Giza, are partially illuminated by the small Artellewa art gallery, which is currently hosting Arnau Llobet Gelabert’s installation, “Passport...
05 Jul 2010
Through his work in performance art and visual theater, Ahmed el-Sayed Ahmed engages with contemporary dance forms by experimenting with different mediums and portrayals of dance. Ahmed, whose nom de guerre is Rouby, is an Egyptian...
28 Jun 2010
A new red and blue tent, bright colors and huge theater lights are some of the changes introduced by renovations to the National Circus in Agouza, soon to be re-opened with the performance “The Dream.”
Artists and management of the circus...