The Centenary of Raya and Sakina

May 2021 will mark the centenary of the execution of Raya and Sakina, two women who shocked early twentieth century Alexandrian society.  The duo...

Life After Prison: Ex-Convicts Speak Out

By Rana Kamaly Being in prison is a life-changing experience.  Even if a prisoner is convicted for a crime that they have committed, being confined...

Documenting Egyptian Armenians

The idea began when a group of friends went searching for photographs by the late photographer Van Leo, who in 1942 began his career...

Art in the Classroom: The Case of Art Education

  By Soha Elsirgany A look at how private and public schools differ in their approach to art education, and why we should care about art...

Glimpses of Hope in Upcoming Governmental Projects

By Rawan Abdel Latif It comes as no surprise that Egypt is currently facing many hardships: the increase in the prices of goods that are...

The Golden Pyramid of Illinois, USA

The six-story-tall, 17,000-square-foot, 6 story, Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Illinois has to be one of the most bizarre homes ever constructed. Owner Jim...

Cairo’s Public Transportation Scene: A Ticking Bomb

By Basma Mostafa It does not take long for someone who has just arrived in Cairo to become familiar with the mayhem that passes for...

Our Seven Favorite Modern Architecture Designs | Community Times’ Choice

1. Markthal Rotterdam, the Netherlands The Market Hall Rotterdam was designed by architectural firm MVRDV. The grey stone building has an arched, horse-shoe shaped structure with...

Three Rising Egyptian Haute Couture Designers

The fashion scene in Egypt has recently welcomed a large number of prosperous designers, each combining their incredible skills with their passion for diversity...

Cairo Markets: What to Buy & Where to Buy It! PART 1: Darb EL...

Countless Reasons to Throw a Party, Only One Place to Go One-stop Souq or One-stop Replica Shop, Your Pick! written and photographed by Marwa Farouk Far from the...

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