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Nassim el-Raqs: A dance of mythical creatures on Alexandria’s streets
Randa Ali | Dance festival Nassim el-Raqs is one of Egypt's few remaining contemporary public space art events
Atfal al-Shawarea: A fatherly fear of sarcasm and the street
Mohamed Hamama and Shady Zalat | It started on the internet but may end in the street, which the regime thinks it can totally control
Smile, you’re on camera
Passant Rabie | Shortly after a car bomb went off at the Cairo Security Directorate on January 24, 2014, footage from
Downtown: Site of revolts to city of ghosts
Pesha Magid | Egypt’s security forces are making moves to thwart any attempts to collectively commemorate January
Downtown lost or reclaimed?
Heba Afify | Downtown is not just another Cairo neighborhood. A hub for social, cultural and political activity for
The changing face of downtown
Passant Rabie | Am Adel sits outside the large red building that occupies the corners of Adly, Emad Eddin and Abdel Khalek
Downtown as laboratory: Q&A on Cairo’s Creative Cities conference
Passant Rabie | Both government and private sector plans for historical downtown Cairo came to a pause with
NO HOPE FOR SAKAKINI
Sidy Benamar | Walking around the Heliopolis district of Dhaher at dawn, I enter a small maze of paths, all nine of
In photos: Clowning around in Old Cairo
Rowan El Shimi and Amir Makar | It's rare to see a clown show in Cairo, never mind in one of Cairo's oldest streets, Al-Moez, and in
 
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Opinion
Adel Abdel Wahab
Nassim al-Raqs: Contemporary dance and the everyday street
Nassim al-Raqs engages citizens on Alexandria’s streets with an art form Egyptian society is unaccustomed
Laura Bird
Guarding sites of memory
There is an indelibility of violence, as with other massacres, that is in some ways more deeply reinforced
Mia Jankowicz
A lick of paint
You probably noticed that Qasr al-Nil Bridge has been repainted in green and lavish gold. Just
 
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Beblawi opens new Tahrir monument
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