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Revolutionary satire: Bassem Youssef speaks to Ahram Online
Bassem Youssef speaks to Ahram Online about his television show El Barnameg, one of this Ramadan's most popular programmes  
NDP headquarters building- what will it be?
Ahram Online asks Egyptian artists how they imagine the future of the building which housed the former National Democratic Party headquarters in downtown Cairo

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Lessons in Revolting: A play about a very personal revolution
Lessons in Revolting is not another regurgitation of the factual events of Egypt's revolution, but a film, dance and verbal presentation of the state of mind of each of the performers during the revolution

Alwan for Arts highlights Egypt in New York City
Alwan for Arts and the Queens Museum of Arts in New York City feature Egypt starting Friday 12 August, with a live performance and screening of the film Helipolis

Fouad El-Mohandes' sketches open a four day theatre festival at El-Sawy Culturewheel
A four-day theatre festival at El Sawy Culturewheel opens with sketches from four different plays by the famed Egyptian comedy icon Fouad El-Mohandes

Thawret El Looool embraces young Egyptian artists
Thawret El Looool, a new book that analyses young artists through their works and chat rooms, makes a significant comment on the similar generational memories and train of thought

Arthropologie Gallery celebrates Ramadan
The young Arthropologie gallery in Zamalek launches a new collective exhibition in its arty space, adding a dash of color to Ramadan’s festive cultural agenda in Cairo

Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat hospitalised after being beaten
The world-renowned cartoonist Ali Ferzat, who has been badly beaten in a security clampdown, has a history of eliciting the wrath of authorities

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Bridge: A story of an Egyptian artist at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Ahram Online speaks with the co-curator and artist of Bridge, a comment on Egyptian society by an Egyptian artist exhibited as a candidate for the Jameel Prize in the V&A; Museum in London

Nai Al-Barghouti asserts her Palestinian identity through music
Palestine is often associated with images of occupation, violence and a humanitarian crisis. Amidst the darkness, young musician Nai Al-Barghouti emerges as a delightful reminder that art can never be silenced

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Indian Rock and Mood by Susheela Raman closes international concert series
Susheela Raman talks about the origins of her Indian-inspired rock and mood music, whose concert marked the finale of the Hayy programme, the Al Mawred Al Thaqafy's international festival

Voices of the Hayy Festival
The annual Hayy Festival has been keeping El Genaina Theatre alive throughout most of August, with this year's performances shedding light on women singers

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