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Weekend Guide: Urban Candy, Aziz Maraka and More

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Weekend Guide: Urban Candy, Aziz Maraka and More
written by
Christina John
Via Mcall

Schools and universities are about to open their doors again, and in a month, we will be carrying pumpkins and picking out costumes for Halloween. Since we are about to say goodbye to summer, we think we should end it on a good note. To avoid missing out on the last few hot events this summer season, here’s this weekend’s list of events you can’t miss.


Acrylic Painting Workshop With Aya Sinjab at Ahimsa 

Want to become the next Van Gogh, but you know nothing about art? Join Aya Sinjab this Thursday as she teaches you everything you need to know about acrylic paint and its techniques. 

For more info, click here. 

Egyptian Project & Balqeis at Cairo Jazz Club 

Connect to your Egyptian roots this Friday with the help of the Egyptian Project, who will take you away with their mystical folk tunes. Balqeis will carry on for the rest of the night with some of her enchanting oud and electronic fusions. 

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

George Gehad at Kiki’s Beach Bar

George Gehad will be in charge of ending this season’s funk nights at Kiki’s. As much as this announcement makes us feel like summer is sadly over, we can guarantee you an unforgettable night that will last you till next year. 

For more info, click here.

Umm Kulthum at El Sawy Culturewheel 

If you or someone you know is obsessed with Umm Kulthum, this is your chance to get this one of a kind experience and bond over your love for morning coffee and listening to the voice of Kawkab al-Sharq singing “Inta Omry.” This tribute puppet show will include songs like “Fakarouny” and “Ya Mesaharny.”

For more info, click here. 

Aziz Maraka at Zamalek Theatre 

The Jordanian star is coming to the stage of Zamalek Theatre to bless us all with his unique voice and charisma. Catch him performing your favourite songs from “Meen Gallek” to “Ya Bay” live. 

For more info, click here. 

All Nighter at Ahm Club 

Not one but two stages will be ready again at Ahm Club this weekend with non-stop music till the morning. Gheist, Oostil and Misty are headlining the night with five other talented artists. This is probably the most extensive lineup of this Sahel season, and you definitely do not want to miss it. 

For more info, click here. 


Rapunzel at The Marquee

After the success of Gamila W El Wahsh, Marwa Abdel Moneim is starring in an Egyptian adaptation of Rapunzel. Bring your kids to a performance they won’t forget with dazzling visuals and an overall fun aesthetic. 

For more info & tickets, click here. 

Urban Candy at Cairo Jazz Club 610 

Catch the duo, Mobbz, and Doggy Dogg, who have joined forces and are now known as Urban Candy. Expect a banger night, and tune in for a night of nostalgia with your favorite pop hits that keep you moving all night. 

Send CJC 610 a FB message between 12-8 PM for reservations. 

Tamer Hosny at Ahm Club 

The superstar Tamer Hosny will sing all your favourite songs on Ahm’s stage this Friday. Don’t miss a chance to win free tickets for the event by partaking in the giveaway. 

For more info, click here. 

Meditation & Breathwork with Asma Hesham at Ahimsa 

Do most workdays cause you stress and panic attacks? Learn how to connect to the present time and deal with daily issues using pranayama (breath work) and meditation methods that will continue to help you every day. Asma will guide you onto the road of love, surrender, and awareness. 

For more info, click here.  

Omar El Gamal at Rawabet Art Space 

Forget about your worries and laugh harder this weekend with Omar El Gamal’s interactive comedy show. Be part of the performance and leave your troubles aside this Friday. 

For more info, click here.


Paint & Sip at Four Seasons First Nile Boat

Either by the sea at Sahel or by the Nile at the capital, Paint & Sip events have never let us down. Aside from being the best date plan, you can ever come up with, Paint & Sip events help you connect with your inner Picasso. This Saturday, paint, with no experience, needed, and enjoy some Greek deliciousness at Zoe. 

For more info, click here. 

Stand Up Comedy Show at Room Art Space New Cairo 

End your weekend on a good note with some hilarious jokes from this weekend’s comedy lineup at Room New Cairo. Saleh Ayman, Mohamed Halawa, and more comedians will be tuning in to ensure you get the best experience possible. 

For more info, click here. 

Asia Madani at Cairo Jazz Club 

Another uplifting folk performance from the Sudanese queen Asia Madani will take you into her world of authentic tunes and pure talent. 

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