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Weekend Guide: Assala, Glass Onion, Ali El Haggar & More!

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Weekend Guide: Assala, Glass Onion, Ali El Haggar & More!
written by
Christina John
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Are you tired of living that Groundhog Day life, stuck in a never-ending cycle of work, eat, sleep, and repeat? Well, break out the party hats because it’s finally the weekend. From artsy exhibits to concerts that will have you dancing like no one’s watching, this weekend is the perfect time to get out there and shake off those weekday blues. Check our weekend guide for this week and pick the events that scream fun to you.


Ouzo B2B Sebzz at Odin The Pool House

Join the party with the best vibes this weekend at Odin The Pool House! Two amazing OG DJs, Sebzz and Ouzo, will be playing B2B to bring the house down with their incredible music. The atmosphere will be electric, and the drinks will be flowing.

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Ali El Haggar at Cairo Opera House


Don’t miss the chance to see Ali El Haggar, the beloved Egyptian singer, composer, and actor, at the Cairo Opera House this Thursday! He will take you on a musical journey with his powerful voice and heartfelt lyrics, backed by a talented orchestra.

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Nos Talje & Glass Onion at Cairo Jazz Club

Get ready to rock and roll with Nos Talje and go on a groovy trip down memory lane with Glass Onion at Cairo Jazz Club this Thursday. It will be a night filled with rhythm and blues and some good old Beatlemania.

Melodic Room at Cairo Jazz Club

Techno music is everyone’s favourite genre now in Egypt, and high-energy melodic house and techno beats await you this weekend at CJC 610. Authentic Agency will be taking over the decks at CJC 610 this Thursday.  Joining the lineup are musical talents 19.26, Animal Picnic, David Granha, and Enai. This lineup will make this a night you won’t want to miss. Come prepared for a non-stop party with top-notch bangers that will keep you dancing all night long.

Deena Fadel at Picasso Art Gallery

Deena Fadel’s solo exhibition “EDEN – The first glimpse of love” will be available at Picasso Art Gallery. Through her artwork, Deena explores the powerful and holy moment when Adam fell in love with the Divine and Eve. The exhibition will run until May 27th, so don’t miss your chance to experience this beautiful expression of love and life.

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Through The Lens at Ubuntu Art Gallery

Experience the world through the lens of talented photographers Jonathan Rashad, Malak Kabbani, Natasha Yonan, and Raymond Khalife at Ubuntu Art Gallery’s latest exhibition. From captivating portraits to stunning landscapes, their works showcase diverse perspectives and creative techniques.

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Subliminal at Lazuli Mena

Are you ready to have the time of your life? If your answer is yes, from 3 pm till late this Thursday, an unforgettable sonic experience with Subliminal will be happening. The expertly curated local lineup of established veterans and emerging artists include Adam, Ramez, Kokla, and Saharty. They will take you on a mesmerising journey through captivating soundscapes that will linger long after the night has ended.

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4th Annual Egypt Day of Yoga by Osana Family Wellness 

If you’ve always wanted to try out yoga, then now is the perfect chance! This spiritual form of exercise has taken Egypt by storm, and many of the nation’s yoga studios are coming together on Friday to celebrate that with FREE yoga classes for everyone in their studios. These classes will be suitable for all levels and will be open to both seasoned yoga practitioners and practitioners. 

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Musicals: Intro to The World of Musical Theater at Cairo Opera House

Don’t miss out on this musical performance that will introduce you to international musicals that are being performed all around the world.

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Kix & Mohasseb at Cairo Jazz Club

Kix and Mohasseb will be taking the stage of CJC this Friday for a night of thumping beats and electrifying energy on the dance floor. So get your dancing shoes on and let loose to the quality music and all-around madness that will have you moving on the dance floor all night.

Mobzz & AK at Cairo Jazz Club 610

Are you looking to reminisce and relive some of the best memories from the past? Then don’t miss the Throwback night happening this Friday, featuring DJs Mobbz and AK, who will be spinning classic old-school hip-hop and RnB dance hits.

Luka On Her Own at Room Art Space Garden City

An evening with the talented singer-songwriter as she shares stories and sings her favourite tunes from the past decade of her life. Accompanied by only her guitar, she’ll captivate you with her soulful voice and emotive lyrics.

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Assala at Lac Du Caire

If you remember her groundbreaking videos from the early 2000s, then you definitely need to get your tickets to her upcoming concert. Assala will sing all your favourite old and new songs and some of her greatest hits.

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Asia Madani at Cairo Jazz Club

You are about to get transported to the heart of Sudan with the incredible Asia Madani as she takes the stage at CJC this Saturday. This talented singer and percussionist will fill the room with authentic rhythms and cheerful melodies, leaving you feeling uplifted and inspired.

Stamps’ 3rd Birthday at Cairo Jazz Club 610

Three insane years, and what better way to celebrate than with a private event at Cairo Jazz Club 610? An incredible lineup will join the celebration, from Misty to Bizou, Khalil and Marwan.  This exclusive event is invitation-only, so Stamps travellers should keep an eye out for their invitations.

Slapsticks at Room Art Space New Cairo

Nothing beats a few good laughs before heading back to work on Sunday. This Saturday, Room Art Space New Cairo has got you covered. Tune in for a night of non-stop giggles and hilarious jokes with some of the funniest comedians in town. From Mohamed Hassanien’s wit to Fekry Tarek’s puns, Hamza Bahaa’s humour to Ahmed Hassan’s sarcasm, get ready to laugh until your sides ache!

For more info, click here.