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Weekend Guide: Mahmoud Talaat, The Qage, Ahmed Ali El Haggar & More!

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Weekend Guide: Mahmoud Talaat, The Qage, Ahmed Ali El Haggar & More!
written by
Christina John

This weekend is your last chance to make up for anything that may have gone wrong on Valentine’s Day. To avoid waking up single on Sunday, here’s what you need to do to save your love life from total destruction. We have gathered events that will make your significant other too happy to remember you forgot Valentine’s Day was on February 14th.


Karavan Sarai & Egyptian Project at Cairo Jazz Club

Finally, heading back to the stage of CJC is none other than Karavan Sarai. Their masterful technic of reviving ancient tunes fuses the soul of old rhythms with musical impulses and movement. Egyptian project will be tuning in to end the night with their renowned Sufi sounds.

For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM. 

Ashmawy & Sebzz at Cairo Jazz Club 610

Party with the best in the scene this Thursday at CJC 610. Ashmawy and Sebzz will be playing an incredible B2B set.

For reservations, send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM.

Amgad El Tohamy at Ubuntu Art Gallery

A perfect excuse as to why you didn’t make V-day plans earlier is that you were waiting to take your partner to Amgad El Tohamy’s newest exhibit opening. This new collection, titled “Dreams Have Wings”, has a number of unique pieces that you have never seen anything like it before. The exhibit will be available until March 7th.

For more info, click here.

Mahmoud Talaat at Ubuntu Art Gallery

Mahmoud Talaat’s illustrations are far from being described as romantic, but if you and your partner enjoy melancholic, dark, and eerie art pieces, you’ll definitely love this. Mahmoud Talaat’s newest collection, “REM”, displays the strange, intense dreams that people have during the stage of REM sleep. Enter his world of dreams starting this Thursday at Ubuntu Art Gallery. The exhibit will be available until March 7th.

For more info, click here.

Valentine’s Acoustic Night with RIA at Room Art Space Garden City

How badly did you mess up Valentine’s Day this year? No matter what you might have done, we have the event that will make you seem like the most thoughtful person in the world. Write a letter to your loved one and send it to Room Garden City and they will read your letter on stage and have Ria dedicate a song to your lover. Not only that, but they will hand them the letter with a red rose.

For more info, click here.

Shika and Who’s Sam at Odin Pool House

If you don’t want to spend the entire weekend making up for what you did on V-Day, here’s one for you and your buddies to enjoy. Shika and Who’s Sam will keep the party jumping with energy-fueled beats at The Odin Pool House.

For more info, click here.

Helm Leilt 3ard at Falaki Theatre

Nancy and Khaled are a married couple who enters a world of dreams a night before their play. Being two struggling artists, their dreams begin to put them face to face with their subconscious doubts about achieving their artistic goals. The play addresses the interesting topic of how to sense and manifest your dreams. Head to Falaki Theatre and enjoy this outstanding play.

For more info & tickets, click here.


Paint & Sip at 5A by The Waterway

Ready to make your partner fall in love with you all over again? Nothing is more romantic than taking your significant other to one of the Paint & Sip events. You’ll be painting a beautiful canvas while sipping on a tasty drink at ESCA Terrenal this weekend. All supplies are provided at the venues, and you don’t have to be a skilled artist to join, as it is for all skill levels.

For more info & reservations, click here.

Ahmad Ali El Haggar at Room Art Space Garden City

Nothing screams romance more than the tunes of Ahmed Ali El Haggar. Stare into your partner’s eyes while you listen to his performance of traditional music fused with Jazz and Neo-soul.

For more info, click here.

Pianello at Room Art Space Garden City

Want to give your partner something romantic, but you don’t want to spend your life’s savings on one night? Room Garden City and Pianello are joining forces to bring you just that. Pianello is bringing you this Frida, a night of cello and piano tunes that will feel like you are in a movie.

For more info, click here.

The Qage at Cairo Stadium

MMA is too aggressive for a couple to choose it for date night. We believe this will be the perfect hiding spot for singles who are done with Valentine’s Day. Come watch professional fighters from around the globe as they compete to win the Qadya championship.  

For more info & tickets, click here.

Absurd & Beyond at Rawabet Art Space

Are you a theatre enthusiast? This collection of fifteen-minute plays will keep you entertained all night. A lot of plays by award-winning American playwrights will be performed on stage, such as Christopher Lockheardt, Toby Armour and more.

For more info & tickets, click here.


Funnation Stand-Up Comedy Show at Room Art Space New Cairo

Come laugh at the very well-curated jokes from this week’s lineup of comedians. The lineup includes Waleed Altourky, Shehab Alashry, Ahmed Hossam, Waleed Mostafa, and Waleed Abo Almagd.

For more info, click here.

High Dam and Asia Madanii at Cairo Jazz Club

Last but certainly not least, a night of cheerful tunes to help you end the weekend on a good note. High Dam will kick off the night with their cheerful Nubian tunes, followed by Asia Madanii, who will take over later with her performance of Sudanese folk sounds!

For reservations, send CJC a FB message between 12-8 PM.