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The Museum of Islamic Art: Regional History on Display

The Museum of Islamic Art: Regional History on Display

Safar Khan: Katherine Bakhoum

Romance, mysticism and nostalgia meet in Safar Khan this November.   Artists Katherine Bakhoum’s current…

Espace Karim Francis Gallery: A Downtown Art Space Since 1995

Cairo’s art community and contemporary scene is predominantly located amongst the bustling streets of Downtown…

Ayyam Gallery: Safwan Dahoul

Cairo’s newest art show room Ayyam Gallery recently opened its doors in Zamalek. Neither the…

Ahmed Shawki Museum: A Quiet Tribute to the Prince of Poetry

Despite their phenomenal architecture and historical value, Egyptian museums often go unnoticed among the hustle…

Contemporary Image Collective: Francesc Ruiz

It’s finally here! Several months after artist Francesc Ruiz gave his talk at CIC’s new…

Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art: Bidoun Library

On October 12th, 2010 Townhouse Gallery launched its first exhibition following its summer hiatus, and…

Al Masar Gallery: Re-Presentation

The adage 'a picture is worth a thousand words' rings true for Egyptian artist Hamdi…

Abdeen Palace: Cairo’s Military Memorabilia at its Finest

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Many of us in Cairo don't usually fancy looking at weaponry for hours on end,…


Characters of Egypt Festival 2010: Coming This Weekend!

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Celebrating its third-year running at Fustat Wadi El Gemal National Park, the Characters of Egypt…

Safar Khan: Gardens of Egypt

After more than a month of renovations, Safar Khan Gallery has reopened its doors in…

User reviews

Walaa Maher

Star Wars: The Force Awakens So i am not a typical Star wars geek. Yet for this movie i attended twice in 2…

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Yetyet El Hamamy

Kayan Kitchen: A Much, Much Better Alternative to Fast-Food in Cairo I am in love with the food

Omar Khaled

النبطي عندما بدات في قرأة هذه الرواية لم اكن افهم لماذا إختيار إسم النبطي وهو ليس من ابطال الرواية…

Mohamed Abdel Mageed

Deals Pub 14 Great place for hanging out after work.

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Ahmed Darwish

Il Divino Pizzeria Definitely the best pizza in town

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Judy Mohamed

La Villa verygood

Gezirah Art Center: Lise Allam

Held until October 18th at the Gezirah Art Center gallery in Zamalek, Doll is a…

Darb 17 18: Hiwar

Darb 17 18’s current exhibition is a collaborative product of artists hailing from North Africa…


CirCairo: Cairo International Circus Festival

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The month of October is chock-full of unique opportunities that are not an everyday occurrence…

Mashrabia Gallery: Ahmed Kamel

How would you represent the inner star inside yourself? This is the question that artist…


3rd Mediterranean Urban Culture Gathering

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Summer of 2010 was the summer of festivals in Cairo. The people at Darb 1718…