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Cairo Weekend Guide: Al Hezb El Comedy’s First Show of 2015, Lots of Live Music & More!

Cairo Weekend Guide: Al Hezb El Comedy’s First Show of 2015, Lots of Live Music & More!
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Cairo 360

Hello Cairo!

Winter is in full force and while most of us would rather stay under a blanket in bed, goodies await those who dare venture out!

On Thursday, enigmatic masked techno duo, Warpaint Kollektiv, return to the stage of Downtown bar/art-space, VENT, while Cairo Jazz Club hosts a night of acoustic and pop rock covers with, Danny Malak, who opens for local Beatles cover band, Glass Onion.

Pacha Sharm resident, DJ Medoz, lands in Garden City’s Rooftop Lounge for Hip Hop Thursday, while Dokki nightspot, Alchemy, hosts a night of all things whiskey with Molten Amber.

Seasoned belly-dancer, Lorna of Cairo, takes the stage at Downtown’s enduring After Eight, while the unique performers of NubaNour gear up for a night of Nubian songs at El Dammah Theater.

In Mohandiseen, Overtime Bar & Restaurant host the violinist, Nasser Morali, while Zawya hosts a screening and discussion of Cairo Drive; an acclaimed Egyptian documentary that explores the city’s collective identity and the motivations behind the January 25th Revolution.

On Friday, DJ Mohasseb is back on the CJC decks for a night of progressive house, while VENT hosts returning mask-wearing producer, NeoByrd, who brings his unique brand of electronic music. Elsewhere, DJ Roro plays his usual slot at Four Seasons Nile Plaza’s Graffiti, while DJ Irma and DJ Nii take charge at Fairmont Nile City’s O Bar with a night of house music and Saigon Restaurant & Lounge hosts Egyptian songstress, Lana.

Brunch at Eat & Barrel features unlimited beer and wine, while Le Meridien Cairo Airport serves up its own sumptuous Friday Brunch, including art workshops for the kids.

Meanwhile, Al Hezb Al Comedy hold their first stand-up comedyshow of the year with a line-up of special guests at Teatro El Maadi.

On SaturdayVENT hosts another audio/video party SUPsidy, while local bands, Cheen and Madina, perform indie, rock and jazz at CJC.

DJ Mazen keeps you dancing until the last second at After Eight, while DJ Aly ad DJ Kiko bring a slice of Beirut to Bamboo at Lebanese Love. Alchemy brings back Art at Alchemy series with master painter Hala El Shourbagy, while Darb1718 hosts three different photography exhibitions as part of its sixth anniversary, titled; We Are All CelebritiesUnderneath the Surface, and Sight.

Cairo Opera House hosts the Cairo Symphony Orchestra in the Main Hall, while Dina Abdel Wahab performs the works of some of the Middle East’s greatest singers at the Arab Music Institute.

Wrap up warm and check out the Cairo 360 events calendar for more!