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Peace Message: Singing for Unity

Peace Message: Singing for Unity

Special Exhumation of the Egyptian Surrealist Movement

Most Cairenes, including those in the art community, had never heard of the Egyptian Surrealist…

El Ghouri Complex: Stepping Back in Time

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There’s an eerie sense of calm around you as you walk down the large stone…

Metanoia: An Exhibition by Nermine Hammam

Sometimes, the subject of an art exhibit is so shocking and the approach so alarming…

Makan: A Place of Cultural Keepsake

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Situated on the corner of Saad Zaghloul and Mansour Street in the shabby yet chic…

Ganzeer Sets a New Standard for Cairo-Based Design

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If there’s something that the city of Cairo consistently lacks, it’s a level of conceptual…

Ziad Al-Rahbani in Cairo: a Fan’s Experience

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The recent Cairo Jazz Festival brought a few greats to the capital, including the revered…

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Museums You've Probably Never Been To

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We all know that Egypt has a wealth of historical sites and a rich overlap…

Glow: An Exhibition by Alaa Taher

For any up-and-coming artist in Egypt, exhibiting your work at the Cairo Opera House is…

Safar Khan: Marwa Adel

Marwa Adel, whose work is being shown this month at Safar Khan Art Gallery, has…

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Museum of Islamic Ceramics: Beautiful Browsing for the History-phobes

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I’m no history buff, and the thought of spending my afternoon in a museum would…

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Ramy Awadallah

Criminal Used up story but Kevin Costner takes it to a new level by outstanding performance, in addition to…

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Kansas Fried Chicken: A Challenger to the KFC Throne? خدمة زي الزفت والاكل بارد و طعمو وحش

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The Mood Restaurant & Lounge I really do like this place. Tasty food and tasty dessert I enjoyed everything in the place. Great…

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Ahmed Darwish

Riverside is Capping Off a Busy Festive Period with a Huge NYE Party Nice place to hang out with friends by the nile, a bit expensive though

Waseem.El Tanahi

Gŭ Lounge One of Cairo's better nightspots at the moment. Best to reserve before heading there though as it gets…

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Il Mulino I just can't wait everyday for work to end, and head out to mulino for my coffee and…

The Art of Belly Dancing in Cairo

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While belly dance enthusiasts around the globe rely on YouTube videos to catch a short…

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The Tentmakers’ Market: Take a Glimpse into Cairo’s Fading Past

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While Egypt is one of last places in the Middle East where the craft of…