Superstar singer Simone performs concert at El Sawy Culturewheel – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly
Arabic Music Institute
22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373
Thursday 9, 8 p.m.: Sharaa Al-Fan (the street art troupe).
American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Fri 3, 7 p.m.: After a two-year hiatus, AUC Student Union concerts are making a comeback stronger than ever. Get ready for a unique timeless experience with the performance of the iconic Tamer Hosnythe best artist in Africa and the Middle East, and the rising rap scene with the optimism Afroto.
Beit Al Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m.: La Troupe du Nil for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Fri 3, 8 p.m.: super star Medhat Saleh in concert, accompanied by Cairo Opera Children’s Choir.
Sat 4, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 5, 8 p.m.: Concert The twenties of the last century, under the direction of the maestro Farouk El-Bably.
Wed 8, Thu 9, Fri 10, 8 p.m.: Gala concert St. Petersburg Ballet Company.
Fri 3, 8 p.m.: Singer Iman Shaker and The friends bandaged.
Sat 4, 8 p.m.: by Brett Dean Hamlet opera broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Tuesday 7, 8 p.m.: balance quartet Features Sarah Ahmad and Reham Haggag.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707
Sun 4, 8 p.m.: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe sings religious songs.
Thursday 9, 8 p.m.: The National Arabic music Together in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.).
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 9-10 p.m.: Mawawil presents singers Hend and Sarah in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass Makan bandaged.
Every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Fri 3, 7:30 p.m.: A comedy show featuring SET CROWD with Mina Selim and Walid Khairy; an improvisational set, entirely unscripted, based on the interaction and responses they will get from the audience.
Rawabet Art Space
3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Sat 4, 8 p.m.: Mitosis stellar masterpiece of contemporary dance comes to you from Hungary to Egypt. Explore relationships, their dynamics and their direct correlation with the cycle of life, Mitosis depicts the process of dividing a single unit into two identical units, which organize themselves into ancient geometric figures. Join us to rediscover the essence of man and woman in the continuous cycle of life alongside Hungarian contemporary dancers Dorottya Podmaniczky and David Miko.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
Thursday 2, 8 p.m.: The monthly Open mic night! If you play music, write poetry or are a comedian, register as soon as you arrive for 7 minutes on the Stage Room. If you want to register as an interpreter, remember to come early at 7:30 p.m. and fill out the form.
Fri 3, 9 p.m.: ZAMAKAN (space-time in Arabic) was born from the meeting of two musicians and composers, Abdallah Abo-Zekry (say) and Baptist Ferrandis (guitar). The group is a sound experimentation that combines various musical styles in search of a new sound. It is focused on a semi-electronic aesthetic – oriental groove and jazz meet rock and into a mix between tradition and modernity, with a touch of improvisation emphasizing the dialogue.
Thursday 9, 9 p.m.: Dave Meder and friends. Pianist, composer and pedagogue Dave Meder is one of the most prominent artists of his generation, known for his panoramic approach which has earned him places in the Thelonius Monk International Jazz Piano Competition and the American Pianists Awards.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Sat 4, 9 p.m.: It’s dark inside a dark comedy show hosted by
mohamed farouk and made by Ahmed El Sharkawy and Bernadette.
Mon 6, 9 p.m.: Stigma is an Egyptian alternative rock band that creates its own Arabic music that conveys its original sound, while covering the music of your favorite artists.
Tue 7, 9 p.m.: DarQube is an Egyptian music group, paying tribute to the group Imagine Dragons in their own style.
El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)
Fri 3, 7:30 p.m.: Rouh El Sharq Choral.
Sat 4, 7:30 p.m.: A singing recital by Muslim.
Sun 5, 6 p.m.: A concert for children by retro group, led by the poet Ahmad Haddad.
Thursday 9, 7:30 p.m.: The elite comedy show vol.7.
hall of wisdom
Thu 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theater the show revives the concerts of the diva Umm Kolthoum Amal Hayati (the hope of my life) and Awedt Einy (my eyes are getting used to seeing you) two of his favorite songs.
Thursday 9 p.m., 8 p.m.: For the first time at El Sawy Culturewheel the superstar singer simone.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 2, 8 p.m.: A concert of Italian music.
Fri 15, 8 p.m.: A singing recital by Iman Abdel-Ghany.
Tuesday 7, 8 p.m.: Concert The twenties of the last century.
* A version of this article appeared in the June 2, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.