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Weekend Guide: Where The Fun is at!

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Weekend Guide: Where The Fun is at!
    written by
    Christina John
    Via Wallpaper Cave

    Make the best of the weekend before Valentine’s Day, as we expect all the couples and the cuddles to take over the dance floor. With so many parties and fun events happening this weekend that you are guaranteed to find something that you like. 

    Arts & Culture

    Nazir Tanbouli at Picasso Art Gallery 

    Nazir Tanbouli’s art is the kind of art that will get you thinking. Don’t miss the experience of being up close to the masterpieces this genius has created. The exhibit will be available from the 8th of February till the 21st.

    For more information, click here. 

    Thursday 

    Papillion Band at El Sawy Culturewheel 

    Another concert for this upcoming band and their upbeat music that you certainly do not want to miss. Their lively presence on stage and witty lyrics will put you in the right mood to start the weekend.

    For more info and tickets, click here.

    The Difference between the Rules and Theories of Photography

    Do you get complaints from your friends because you just can’t take a good picture of them? Khaled Mohamed is here to change your approach to photography once and for all. The best part is, the event is free. 

    For more info, click here.

    Saturday

    Trivia Night at Room New Cairo

    Do you love testing your general knowledge? If you have always wanted to be on a game show, Room New Cairo is finally letting us all have that Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? moment. You and your friends will get to win prizes; however, no promises of a million dollars have been made. 

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    Nightlife 

    Thursday 

    Ramsi and The Disc Jockeys at The Tap Maadi 

    This weekend is starting with some fresh Afro beats with Ramsi and The Disc Jockeys that will keep you dancing all night. 

    For reservations, call: 0106 0000 865

    Klassified at CJC 610 

    Celebrating the Amsterdam-based label ‘Klassified’ with Fulltone, along with Dutch DJ Mahfoud and a live set by Parallells. We believe this is “THE” party of the weekend.

    For reservations, send Cairo Jazz Club 610 a Facebook message from 12-8 PM.

    The Doors Tribute Night at Cairo Jazz Club 

    Come and break on through to the other side of nostalgia with a night dedicated to one of the 60s most beloved bands. A lot of Egypt’s talented artists will be playing all your favourite songs as a tribute to the legendary Jim Morrison and his band.

    For reservations, send Cairo Jazz Club a Facebook message between 12-8 PM.

    Karaoke Night At Room New Cairo

    Tired of your audience only being the soap and the shampoo bottle who witness your powerful live performances in the shower? This is your chance to show the world, or just everyone who will be at Room Art Space New Cairo, your hidden talent this Thursday.

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    The Dark Side of Room Garden City

    We can never say no to a night of psychedelic rock, especially if it’s a Pink Floyd tribute. Paranoid Eyes have proven over and over again that they can truly make you feel like you are at a Pink Floyd concert. 

    For more info and reservations, click here.

     

    Friday 

    Rashad Fahim Trio at Room Garden City

    Rashad Fahim is one of the leading jazz pianists in Egypt, and his trio is the best at what they do. After playing in many venues, they are performing a mixture of jazz with some swing Latin and azz-funk at Room Garden City.

    For more info and reservations, click here.

    BubbleGum Kollectiv at CJC 610

    BubbleGum Kollectiv announced a night dedicated to love. Acting as cupid this weekend, they are bringing all your favourite 90s upbeat love songs. 

    For reservations, send Cairo Jazz Club 610 a Facebook message from 12-8 PM.

    Retrograde & Nakhla at The Tap West 

    Starting the night off this Friday at The Tap West is Retrograde with their rock and roll vibes and tunes. Nakhla will take over the stage later and shift the whole night with some house music. 

    For reservations, call: 0106 0000 867

    Strawberry Swing at The Tap East 

    Have you watched the live concerts and said you wanted “Something Just Like This”? Strawberry Swing will be giving you some of these vibes you are looking for with another one of their tributes to Coldplay.

    For reservation, call: 0106 0000 869

    Saturday 

    A Night with Nesma Herky at Room Garden City

    Playing some of her original music and some fan-favourite covers, Nesma Herky will be taking the stage of Room Garden City this Saturday.

    For more info and reservation, click here. 

    Idreesi & Donia Wael at Cairo Jazz Club 

    All the way from Amman, Idreesi is here to play his new album exclusively to the crowd of Cairo Jazz Club. Be first to get a sneak peek of the album and make your reservations now.

    For reservations, send Cairo Jazz Club a Facebook message from 12-8 PM.

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