Posts Tagged ‘Rawabet Theater’


Bolt: Daring to uncover the male psyche

“It’s a man’s world,” James Brown sang in 1966. And it still is. Perhaps especially here in Egypt. — Published on Mada Masr. Even though for many families women are the main breadwinners, it’s mostly men who are in control. Couples can keep having daughter after daughter just to get a son. Social double standards […]

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A beginner’s guide to downtown’s alternative art scene

Downtown Cairo has long had a strong relationship with the arts. – Published on Mada Masr and on Cairobserver’s print edition dedicated to downtown Cairo. It boasts the capital’s largest cluster of theaters, cinemas and intellectual cafes, and is one of very few places that is almost entirely architecturally preserved – even if its infrastructure […]

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Cairo’s Hal Badeel festival ends on a positive note with bright future ahead

Cairo’s Hal Badeel (Alternative Solution) Festival for Arts showcases independent artists, relying on volunteer efforts and a zero budget model; Ahram Online sat with the origanisers to learn about future projects — Published in Ahram Online. —- A large group of volunteers created an “alternative solution” to the closing down of Rawabet Theatre as a […]