Egypt's culture picks of the week 19-26 October

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Arab Today, arab today Egypt's culture picks of the week 19-26 October

Gold Rush at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Cairo - MENA

Directed by Charlie Chaplin, The Gold Rush (1925) is his first movie in which his iconic character of The Little Tramp appears. The screening of the movie is part of a Charlie Chaplin retrospective that celebrates the 125th anniversary of Chaplin’s birth and the centenary of The Tramp. The retrospective will run until 22 October, screening one movie each day. Read more about the Chaplin retrospective here.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Chatby, Alexandria
Cannula Storytelling at the Greek Campus, 7pm
Volunteers from the alumni of the Cairo Centre for Human Rights Studies have come together for a storytelling night on ongoing hunger strikes by detained political activists.
The Greek Campus, Falaki Street, Downtown, Cairo
Pianist Ramzi Yassa performs at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 8pm
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra (BACO) conducted by Hisham Gabr will perform works by profilic composers Bach, Haydn and Mozart. Haydn's piano concerto No 11 in D Major will feature internationally renowned Egyptian pianist Ramzi Yassa. Read more here. Below, check the video in which Ramzi Yassa performs Rachmaninov piano concerto No 2, the 1st movement.
Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Chatby, Alexandria
CirCairo performances at El-Geneina Theatre at 8pm
Spearheaded by Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy (The Culture Resource), CirCairo brings contemporary and traditional circus art from around the world to various venues across Egypt every two years. On Sunday, three acts will grace the stage of Al-Azhar Park’s Geneina Theatre: Bover from Spain; The Three Heroes of Jutland from Denmark, a daring act that has toured across Europe as well as Syria; and Darbaka by Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School. The school’s students are residents of Al-Darb Al-Ahmar neighbourhood and have been learning about circus arts and percussion for over five years.
Inside Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Cairo
Source: Ahram Online

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