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Graffiti artists restore paintings in downtown Cairo
Egypt

Graffiti artists restore paintings in downtown Cairo

A number of activists and graffiti artists painted new graffiti on the wall surrounding the American University in Cairo on…
Audience becomes the performers in ‘OK OK’ and ‘GuruGuru’
Art news

Audience becomes the performers in ‘OK OK’ and ‘GuruGuru’

It is difficult to describe exactly what you are doing when you go to one of Ant Hampton’s theater pieces.…
Cogs in the wheel: A day in the life of a downtown tour guide
Life & Style

Cogs in the wheel: A day in the life of a downtown tour guide

Egypt is a massive living organism — a web of ticking clocks, each set to a slightly different millisecond. With…
Dancing through downtown Cairo
Art news

Dancing through downtown Cairo

The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival kicked off its dance offerings Friday afternoon with a series of performances in Borsa, a…
D-CAF set to take downtown by storm
Art news

D-CAF set to take downtown by storm

This Thursday, one of the most ambitious cultural events in Cairo’s recent history will set out to transform downtown Cairo…
Memorializing the ‘grand hotels’ of Egypt
Life & Style

Memorializing the ‘grand hotels’ of Egypt

In “Grand Hotels of Egypt: In the Golden Age of Travel,” Andrew Humphreys gives a detailed history of the flourishing…
A sense of community for foreigners in Cairo
Life & Style

A sense of community for foreigners in Cairo

After the incident in Mahalla as well as the ongoing NGO crisis, to say nothing of xenophobic acts being reported…
MP demands the reopening of downtown streets
Egypt

MP demands the reopening of downtown streets

MP Mostafa al-Naggar has submitted an urgent request to the People’s Assembly asking for the immediate reopening of the downtown…
Abdeen residents demand removal of downtown street barricades
Egypt

Abdeen residents demand removal of downtown street barricades

Dozens of Abdeen district residents on Monday organized a rally that headed to the People’s Assembly headquarters to demand the…
Surrealism during downtown clashes
Food

Surrealism during downtown clashes

Egypt's revolution has given us its fair share of surreal moments, and recent clashes in downtown Cairo were no different.…
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