Here’s my pick of the best craic going down in Cairo this week. For fuller listings, check out iCroc.com (also available on your mobile), the Cairo Live Events Guide, and Cairo360.com.
Note that the 19th Arab Music Festival is still running until November 10th.
Nomads Intercontinental at Cairo Jazz Club – chilled mix of world music and jazz. 10:30 pm ; free.
Short Movies Festival at al-Sawy Culture Wheel – seven short Greek films. See here for running schedule. 8 pm ; 20 LE. Six different films showing Tuesday too.
Nass Makan performing a fusion of traditional music styles from Egypt and Sudan at Makan. 9.00 pm; 30 LE on the door, 20 LE in advance.
Ali El Farouk at the Cairo Opera House – Cairo-born, Montreal-based jazz guitarist. 8 pm.
Crash Boom Bang at Cairo Jazz Club – fusing funk, Latin, pop… and crazy costumes! 10:30 pm ; free.
Fathy Salama plus Norwegian jazz quartet The Source playing at al-Genaina Theatre in al-Azhar Park. 8 pm ; 10 LE plus park admission.
Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera Don Pasquale showing at the Cairo Opera House. 6 pm ; 100 – 150 LE.
Note: Photo taken from flickr Creative Commons, and is by epredator.