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Weekend Guide: Ahmed Ali El Haggar, Wissa Wassef and More!

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Weekend Guide: Ahmed Ali El Haggar, Wissa Wassef and More!
    written by
    Christina John

    After the horrendous heat wave that struck us midweek, we really need to cool off this weekend with some air-conditioned indoor parties. A lot of this week’s events will help you feel the summer vibes without sweating through your white shirts. Check out the weekend finds and select whatever event suits you, so you don’t waste your precious weekend. 

    Thursday

    Loulii, Cox & Sebzz at Cairo Jazz Club 610

    Looking for something fun to do on the first night of your weekend? Head to CJC 610 where Loulii and Cox will be kicking off the night with some house melodies, followed by Sebzz who will be spinning another one of his upbeat signature sets. 

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

    No Mercy at Rawabet Art Space

    An incredible dance experience awaits you with another performance by the female duo, nasa4nasa. No Mercy is a performance that will take you on a journey into the depth of humanity through feelings of notions of self-care, the cliches of life, and our ever-rising sense of vanity.

    For more info & tickets, click here.

    Wissa Wassef 

    A showcase of masterpieces with a true Egyptian feel by the talented Wissa Wassef who is known for making us feel nostalgic, yet very much at home through his work. The pieces will be displayed starting June 1 until June 21 at Ubuntu Gallery. 

    For more info, click here.

    Paint Night at Arkan Plaza

    Want to learn a thing or two about painting and how to use colors? Here’s a chance to paint the night away as you create an authentic art piece. You’ll get to pick an image inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night and you’ll get to create your own version of it. Tickets are limited, so hurry up!

    For more info, click here.

    Tahini Talk, Egyptian Project & Motherfunkers at Cairo Jazz Club

    Journey across the different genres of music in one night. With the help of Tahini Talk and their Cuban folk rock and Egyptian Project’s captivating folk tunes. Motherfunkers will be joining at the end with a groovy closing-set to make sure you’re vibing all night long!

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

    Abdel Halim & Shadia at El Sawy Culturewheel

    El Sawy Culturewheel listened to your recommendations on adding new puppet characters, and they are bringing Shadia and Abdel Halim to stage. Performing as a puppet duo, the characters are expected to play all your favorite classics this Thursday. 

    For more info, click here.

    Friday

    Kol Haga Helwa at Rawabet Art Space 

    Nanda Mohammad is back to finish off the list of brilliant things about life and take you with her on a journey of self-exploration. Directed by Ahmed El Attar, this performance will take you on an emotional rollercoaster that will change your perspective on life. 

    For more info, click here.

    Paranoid Eyes at Room Garden City 

    What could possibly be better than spending the weekend with other Pink Floyd fans and singing your lungs out to Comfortably Numb or Another Brick in The Wall? Your weekly dose of Pink Floyd music will be sponsored by Paranoid Eyes as they give us another tribute night with all our beloved songs.

    For more info, click here.

    Lexer & Fade Republic at Cairo Jazz Club 

    Coming all the way from Germany, the producer and DJ Lexer will be taking over the decks at CJC with his signature house and techno mixes. On warm up duty, Fade Republic will be getting the party started.

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

    DJunkie at Cairo Jazz Club 610 

    Autobees El Sahra is heading west this Friday and coming on board is everyone’s favorite nightlife commercial DJ DJunkie. A surprise guest is expected to make an appearance, so make sure you are ready. 

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

    Bike Rally at 90 Avenue

    To all our gymrat friends, this is a chance to help you justify missing all the birthday parties because you were working out. Compete with other participants on a challenging 13 kilometre bike ride across New Cairo. After competing, an award ceremony and a BBQ event will be taking place.

    For more info & tickets, click here.

    Saturday 

    Paint & Sip at escaterrenal

    We have said it before and we are saying it again, this is by far the most perfect event for a first date. Paint & Sip is a weekly event that takes place at various venues each weekend. This Saturday they are taking the paint brushes and the canvases to the east side, at The Waterway.  

    For more info, click here.

    Ahmed Ali El Haggar at Room Garden City 

    Son of an outstanding talent, Ahmad Ali El Haggar has made his own name by being an incredibly talented singer and musician. After performing with some big household names like Carole King, Jason Mraz, and Melissa Etheridge, he is coming to the stage of Room Art Space Garden City this Saturday to perform live.

    For more info, click here.

    Metal Roar at Cairo Jazz Club 610

    Metal Roar is an event night dedicated to all the metalheads of Cairo. Get ready to headbang all night through with some of Egypt’s best metal bands as they perform at CJC 610. A lot of original music will be played and metal screams will be filling the air on that night. 

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

    Squadra at Room Art Space New Cairo 

    Can’t afford therapy? Well here’s the next best thing, Squadra will be helping you laugh all your troubles away at Room Art Space New Cairo. These 7 comedians keep you chuckling all night with their hilarious jokes and funny puns. 

    For more info, click here.

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