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The oud makers of Cairo keeping the craft alive
What goes into sustaining the dying craft of oud-making in Egypt? Megan Detrie finds out.
April 8, 2013
CaiRollers has Egypt's women on a roll with first roller derby team
In Egypt, a group of women are turning to roller derby as an outlet for creative and physical expression. We catch up with some of the players.
March 26, 2013
The fading notes: Zar is on the verge of extinction in Egypt
The ancient art form known as Zar, a healing ritual of music and dance led by women, is about to disappear from Egyptian culture.
January 13, 2013
Sounds for the season - in Arabic
In his latest Christmas album, the Lebanese musician Jean-Marie Riachi reinvents classic holiday songs with a Levantine twist.
December 23, 2012
Women are silenced by Cairo's worsening sexual harassment
Egyptians are using technology to tackle sexual harassment, but the attitudes of the whole society need addressing
December 19, 2012
Electro shaabi mixing the parties and the politics
Electro shaabi, a mix of hip-hop, electronica and the festival music of Egypt's working class, has found a new home in upscale nightclubs and private parties in downtown Cairo.
December 9, 2012
Cairo International Film Festival faces uncertain future
After the revolution, the once prestigious festival finds itself in a state of flux.
November 27, 2012
They love a joke in Egypt - but where will the laughter stop?
In a divided country, gently mocking the leadership may be better than the alternative.
November 17, 2012
Send in the clowns: poking fun at Egypt's army falls flat
Despite activist efforts, Egyptians have a seemingly unshakable faith in the military as an institution.
October 26, 2012
Macadi Nahhas's new album touches the Arab soul
The Jordanian singer Macadi Nahhas, who has spent 15 years performing traditional Arabic songs, talks to us about her new album.
September 26, 2012