Posts Tagged ‘Spaces of Expression’

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VIDEO Story: Beit El-Raseef brings festive culture to Maadi

New venue for arts and culture, Beit El-Raseef, opens in Maadi, hoping to inspire young people – Published in Ahram Online. —— Beit El-Raseef (House of the Pavement) opened its doors to the public for the first time last week. The space in Maadi, Cairo will be used to promote independent arts, host young people […]

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Discovering ‘Spaces of Expression’ in Alexandria

Volunteers from over 11 countries took to Alexandrian streets to discover, refurbish and delve into the spaces of artistic expression — Published in Ahram Online. —– Small groups of people from all over the world were spotted around downtown Alexandria in January. Sometimes they were covered with dust from head to toe, causing people on […]

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Behna Films re-opens after 50 years in Alexandria

Ahram Online talks to the heirs of Behna Films about the company’s illustrious history during the heyday of Egyptian cinema from the 1930s until the 1950s — Published in Ahram Online. Behna Films Selections Company was one of the biggest players on the film Egyptian scene from the 1930s until the 1950s. It produced the […]

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Social change reaches Alexandria through the arts

For more than a decade, the Alexandria-based Gudran Association for Arts and Development has pursued social transformation through artistic projects and support for local culture. Originally published in Ahram Online. ——————— Alexandria, a city seldom thought of when thinking of Egypt’s contemporary cultural movement, continues to prove its vital role on the cultural scene. In […]