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 Vio The 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 Farouk Bela 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 Orchestra December 25th to 31st Cairo Opera House – Main Hall Time: 8 pm The 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...

Wekalet El Ghoury

The original center was built in 1504 AD by Sultan Qunsuwah El Ghouri. During the Mamluk era, the Wekalet was one of several trade...

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...

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...

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education

By Basma Mostafa While the lives of many fifteen-year-old girls revolve around how they look and how they are going to fix their hair, Malala...

Cairo Drive: A Ride Through the Humor and Horrors of Cairo

by Soha El Sirgany photos courtesy of Sherief El Katsha Directed by Egyptian filmmaker Sherief Elkatsha, Cairo Drive is a documentary portrait of the capital –...

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