Riham El-Saadany and the women in her work

  Seeing Riham El-Saadany as she moves amidst her paintings, art fans can tell they are about to explore a very special world. ...

Ladder to Damascus

by Eleonora VioThe retrospective of the movie, which had its premiere in Toronto Film Festival in 2013, was going to take place...

The Forty Rules of Love: A timeless love story

by Marwa FaroukBela Lugosi, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film, said: “People, chained by monotony, afraid to think, clinging to...

The Nutcracker Ballet

Cairo Opera Ballet Company and Cairo Opera OrchestraDecember 25th to 31stCairo Opera House – Main HallTime: 8 pmThe Nutcracker Ballet is based...

Miramar by Naguib Mahfouz

By Alia Moustafa  Summed up in a few words: This is Egypt. Miramar, a novel by the well-known Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, has all...

12 Cultural Venues in Ramadan

1. Beit Zeinab Khatoun Hidden in one of the alleys of the old Islamic city; is one of the most remarkable houses that have managed...

AUC Press Books Internationally Recognized

Two of The American University in Cairo Press books have been internationally recognized as distinguished works of 2016. The Financial Times selected No Knives in the Kitchen...

Remembering Alexander Saroukhan

By Yasmine Nazmy Armenian-Egyptian caricaturist Alexander Saroukhan – today considered one of the founding fathers of the art of caricature in Egypt – can be...

In Sinai on Cloud 9

      In early September the mythical Sinai landscape of Nuwieba hosted the Cloud 9 music festival. The festival was the second this year, and saw...

What’s in Ramadan for you

This is a good time to attend cultural events that are usually not performed throughout the year, as Ramadan’s performances are rich with Egypt’s...

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