While most editions of this riveting series of round-ups is usually filled with nightlife, this week, the jamboree of weird and wonderful that is Cairo has thrown up an eclectic selection of events – from film, to magic, to live music, there’s plenty to dive headfirst into.
SHNIT INTERNATIONAL HORT FILM FESTIVAL @ NVIC
Having launched at the back-end of last week, the shnit International ShortFilmFestival is well underway and the first event of this week comes at NVIC in Zamalek, where film buffs can sink their teeth into some of the best short films from across the world.
AKLADIOS + RICHARD R. + MFAYEK @ CAIRO JAZZ CLUB
Femme fatale of DJing, Akladios, kicks off another Manic Monday at Cairo Jazz Club this week, with two more of Cairo best young disc-jockeying talent, Richard R. and MFayek also on the line-up.
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS LAUNCH @ NACELLE
It’s been a big couple of weeks for the folks at Nacelle and this Monday marks another big occasion for Tito and co, with the launch of a new concept. What’s the hook? You won;t find any info about it on Facebook – nothing. Zilch. Nada. Call them on 0102 070 1701.
BEL 3ARABY FT. MASSAR EGBARI @ RIVERSIDE
Riverside is quickly becoming the nightlife spot we all wanted it to be when it first opened and their latest big booking comes in the form of one of Egypt’s biggest bands, Massar Egbari, who perform at this week’s edition of Bel 3araby.
MOHASSEB + HEAVY PINS @ CAIRO JAZZ CLUB
The one and only Mohasseb celebrates his birthday at CJC and despite working on his big b-day night, he’ll be in good company, as Greek duo, Heavy Pins, return to Cairo.
DARCY OAKE @ CAIRO FESTIVAL CITY
Having shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent, Canadian magician, Darcy Oake, has been defying death and other, lesser fatal fates around the world, with his latest stop coming at Cairo Festival City this week.
For more events across Cairo this week, keep the Cairo Gossip events calendar close.