In these pages you will hopefully find interesting tips on how to take advantage of Cairo's many cultural opportunities, with particular attention to live events. Cairo Live Events Guide does not pretend to be exhaustive but will try to cover main events open to the public.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011


Daily since Saturday June 25, 2011 (yes we're a little late!) till Friday July 1, 2011.
"The Show" - "a musical mannequin performance" at Houssaper Theater, at 8:00 PM. Details here.

Wednesday June 29, 2011
"Oscar and the Lady in Pink" at the Rawabet Theater at 9:00 PM.
Eric Manuel Schmitt's play tells the story of a terminally ill boy, and his friendship with Rose, the lady in pink he meets at the hospital stairs. Directed by Hany El Metennawy. Free entrance.

Wednesday June 29, 2011
"Any way the wind blows" (Dutch with English subtitles) at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC). 1, Dr Mahmoud Azmy St, Zamalek. 6:00 PM

Wednesday June 29, 2011
- Debut performance of "The Catch" at the BCA in Mohandiseen , 9:00 PM.

Thursday June 30, 2011
- Rango El Tanbura (Sudanese music) at El Tanboura Hall, 8:30 PM
- Arab Rap music night feat. Arab Rap Family, MC Monadel, Zap Tharwat, Asfalt, and El Zero at the Geneina Theater at Al Azhar Park, 8:00 PM

Open Mic:
Friday July 1, 2011 Project Yourself / Mashrou3 el Mareekh 15 at 7:00pm at Azhar Park fountain area. Arrive at 6.30 PM if you want to participate.

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