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Jowan Safadi makes Egyptian debut at the Cairo Jazz Club

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Though his nationality and previous controversies can overshadow his music, Safadi offers an entertaining mix of Arab rock with different themes.

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Tailang’s work draws parallels between Indian and Egyptian democracies

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The political satire used by Tailang is very similar to the humour used by Egyptian cartoonist as well as the Egyptian people when criticising their government.

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An alternative Sham El Neseem

and   /  April 17, 2014  /  Tourism  /  3 Comments

When you stay in town this long weekend there are many fun things to do

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India by the Nile’s Food Fiesta brings its cuisine to life

  /  April 17, 2014  /  Dining, Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

The festival wants to showcase all aspects of India’s culture and it says a big part of that is its world famous cuisine

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Hyakutome’s dissonant sounds elicit lukewarm reaction from audience

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Culture, Music  /  2 Comments

Violin virtuoso’s skills were well-received by the audience but the pieces performed were not aligned with the general expectation

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Retreat for PTSD survivors on the Nile now open

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  3 Comments

Fekra is a new Nile retreat that offers alternative healing practices for PTSD survivors

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D-CAF ends on good note with final performance

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Art, Culture, Music  /  2 Comments

La Voix est Libre included a diverse mix of artists across different genres and was greatly enjoyed by the audience

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Take a dip in Cairo’s pools

and   /  April 10, 2014  /  City Hotspots, Lifestyle  /  6 Comments

Summer is here; take refuge at the pool

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Bollywood Love Story brings magic of India to Egypt

  /  April 8, 2014  /  Culture, Music  /  3 Comments

Bollywood Love Story – A Musical is one of the most entertaining shows the Main Hall has seen in a long time

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Hassan Khan returns to Cairo

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Art, Culture  /  2 Comments

The exhibition, his first in the city in 10 years, is an eclectic mix which shows of the many facets of Khan’s talent

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Fools’ Culture: Now OK to consider downtown a bad neighbourhood

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Egyptians can now form an honest opinion on Downtown

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Chef’s Market: Creatively fresh and delicious

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

New restaurant serves great food and its inventive recipes are well worth the hefty price tag

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Seattle’s Kukuruza comes to Cairo

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

Kukuruza brings 25 new flavours of gourmet popcorn to Egypt

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Colour Vision Angles showcases Sayed’s unique style

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Attyat Sayed’s exhibition is impressive with a breadth of scope and a diversity that adds to its richness

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Mosa’ab El-Shamy to give photojournalism workshop

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

AlQomrah’s workshop focuses on the skills and ethics needed for an advanced journalist to become a photojournalist

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Beautiful expressiveness at D-CAF’s Urban Visions

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Though both performances engaged the audience differently, Mashy was a joy to watch and for many, was the main course for the evening.

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Fino’s natural nut butters

  /  March 24, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

Fino’s says there is no need to go for processed, store-bought options when natural alternatives are readily available

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India by the Nile: Egypt’s biggest foreign festival back for 2nd edition

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

This year the festival includes music, folk, exhibitions, discussion and a big musical show

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Abi Naguib and the ‘constant search for identity’

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Abi Naguib says photographers need to look at the bigger picture and to history as a reference to develop their talents.

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Abdel Fattah Shamloul’s remarkable Fruits of Fire

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Fruits of Fire is Shamloul’s first exhibition and represents his three-year journey to become the artist he is today

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First art house cinema opens with heartwarming Wadjda

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Zawya aims to provide a steady stream of high quality films and Wadjda certainly sets the bar high

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Deena Shaaban sees everyone’s majestic beauty

  /  March 17, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

Shaaban’s designs aim to highlight what she calls dignified beauty for all women.

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Cairo Jazz Festival is back with Mashrou’ Leila, Omar Khairat and more

  /  March 12, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

The 6th edition of the festival hosts live and ‘beyond stage’ performances from local and international acts as well as workshops and masterclasses at multiple venues including the Cairo Jazz Club and El-Geneina theatre in Al-Azhar park

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ABn’G, the latest platform for all things design

  /  March 10, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

ABn’G experiments with a new concept of bringing together designers of different backgrounds under one roof

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Literary journal creates new outlet for English authors

  /  March 9, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Rowayat’s editor in chief says the country has too many capable writers that do not get the opportunity to get published

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The Maera Kennel: Egyptian breeding with international standards

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

Maera says their breeding programme is EFK certified which means they can compete at international levels

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Reform extends environmental responsibility to design

  /  March 6, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  2 Comments

Reform aims to use their products to protect the environment and empower local communities.

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Bikya celebrates third birthday starting Thursday

  /  March 5, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Three days of musical performances are planned in line with the place’s reputation as a music-friendly business for the underground scene

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Azza Famhy’s Design Studio turns one year old

  /  March 3, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  3 Comments

The Design Studio teaches students to follow Fahmy’s example but in their own style

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Farida Hookahs offers exclusive haute hookahs

  /  March 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Luxury hookahs that incorporate artistic designs you will not find at your regular cafe

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