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Weekend Guide: Forever is Now, Cairo Jazz Festival, & More!

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Weekend Guide: Forever is Now, Cairo Jazz Festival, & More!
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Cairo 360

The past two weeks have been very tough on all of us. We’re extremely burnt out from the news, and our hearts are heavy from all the tragic events. So this weekend, all we want to do is unplug and have some fun to wind down from all the stress. Luckily, there is a lot to do this weekend, between bazaars, musical performances, and stand-up comedy shows, there isn’t a shortage of fun activities to help us recover and get back on track for the coming few weeks.




Forever Is Now

Art D’Egypte’s coveted event is finally back for its third edition! Starting on the 26th of October and running until the 18th of November, Art D’Egypte invites you to relish mesmerising contemporary artworks against the stunning backdrop of the Great Pyramids of Giza.

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Komedy Koshk at Renaissance Cinemas

What better way to kickstart the weekend than with a dose of stand-up comedy? This Thursday, the amazing stand-up comedy platform, Komedy Koshk, will be taking the stage at Renaissance Cinemas, at their Rehab branch.

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Work.txt Play at D-CAF Festival

Performance Work.txt is an interactive play without actors at Rawabet Art Space, as part of the D-CAF Festival. The performance will be followed by a discussion and Q&A at their first set. The performance is scheduled for three sets over two days, Thursday 26 and Friday 27, with two Arabic performances and one in English.

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Cairo Jazz Festival

The long-awaited Cairo Jazz Festival is finally coming back starting this Thursday! On its 15th edition, running until November 3, AUC’s Tahrir campus will come alive with the entrancing sounds of Jazz from around the world, with local, regional, as well as international musicians scheduled to take the stage.

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PJ Morton at Cairo Jazz Club

Grammy award-winning singer and keyboardist PJ Morton is set to take the CJC stage on Thursday, October 26, with his smooth R&B vocals and jazz-influenced piano playing! With millions of streams across different platforms and a newly released album last year, “Watch The Sun“, it’s looking to be a magical night of jazz, soul, and funk.

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Mosad Ozil & The Band at ROOM Garden City

Embark on a night of Egyptian and Arabic folk music with Egyptian artist Mosad Ozil at Room Garden City this Saturday.

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Golnar & Mahan Trio

The famous Austrian trio Golnar & Mahan will be taking the Cairo Jazz Festival stage this Friday. This trio skillfully blends contemporary jazz with influences from Middle Eastern and West African folk music, intricate polyrhythms, Afro-Cuban vibes, and elements of European chamber and experimental music, resulting in a unique and distinctive musical fusion. 

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Be a Biker ft. The Red Crescent

Have a knack for cycling but lack the motivation? Look no more, as the Be a Biker organisation is hosting a cycling event where they will bike their way through Cairo. What makes it all more worthwhile is that all the event’s revenue will be donated to the Egyptian Red Crescent for Palestinian aid.

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Experimental Dramaturgy Workshop

A rare chance for theatre enthusiasts and aspiring playwrights with the famous British playwright Nathan Ellis as he hosts an exclusive workshop on experimental dramaturgy. With limited slots open, all that’s needed to join is a strong passion for writing and directing theatre. Be sure to book your spot by the deadline of October 25 to secure your spot in this captivating workshop!

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Cairo Vintage Souq

Are you a vintage lover and a collector? Do not miss out the opportunity to attend Cairo Vintage Souq, this time in collaboration with The Greek Campus!

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Woven Tales: Tour and Workshop

For the folklore lovers, this Saturday, a tour around the Egyptian heritage districts will be taking place, starting at Al Sayeda Nafisa Mosque, where you will embark on a nostalgic journey and participate in themed workshops of this era.

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Creepy Carnival at KMT House

Halloween is right around the corner, and KMT House Maadi is hosting a night of spooky fun this Saturday in celebration of this classic holiday. You can enjoy talks by a number of professionals in various fields, performances, and fun activities like yoga classes, candle-making workshops, and watching a spooky movie!

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Artists of Tomorrow Exhibition at TAM Gallery

Since 2015, the TAM Gallery’s Artists of Tomorrow exhibition has been consistently serving as an accurate predictor of the leading artists in ِEgypt’s visual arts scene.⁠ This year marks its ninth edition, with works on display by Ahmed Magdy El Khreshy, Farida Sultan, Mahmoud Said, Qiruo He, Rowan Aldib, Weaam Ali, and Zeina El Sirgany. Taking place on Saturday, October 28, the exhibition will be held at their newly opened District 5 – Marakez branch.

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Muslim at ElSawy Culturewheel

Prepare yourself for a memorable musical night as the renowned Egyptian singer, Muslim, takes the stage on October 28th at ElSawy Culturalwheel. Fans and music enthusiasts alike will gather to enjoy Muslim’s captivating performance in what promises to be an unforgettable event. 

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