Events in Amman, May 16 – 22

الأحد 16 أيار 2010

Don’t let this week’s hot weather stop you from enjoying all the great events taking place this week; Palestinian Musician Marwan Abado’s concert, Amman’s photo treasure hunt, Autostrad performing at the JARA Theater, the Spring Theater Festival, to name a few.

Go to Darat Al-Funun on Tuesday for a new season of exhibitions, one of which features JO Magazine’s Photography over the past six years. Enjoy Amman’s weekly live jazz by Chapter 11, Bayt Al-Ruwwad’s weekly concert of great Arabic classics, Hana Malhas’ album release concert, and more.

Sunday May 16, 2010

abadoMarwan Abado Concert, fundraiser on the occasion of UNRWA’s 60th anniversary. Al-Hussein Cultural Center, 8:00 pm.

Spring Theater Festival:
Play: Banana Republic, directed by Eyad Shatanawi, Royal Cultural Center, 8:30 pm.

Play: The Arrogant Mouse, Royal Cultural Center, 7:00 pm.

Book of the Week, Presentation and Discussion, Department of the National Library, 6:00 pm.

Monday May 17, 2010

Spring Theater Festival:
Play: Banana Republic, directed by Eyad Shatanawi, Royal Cultural Center, 8:30 pm.

Play: The Arrogant Mouse, Royal Cultural Center, 7:00 pm.

Lecture: The reality of Communication & Information Technology in Jordan, presented by Minister of ICT Marwan Jumaa, Abdel Hamid Shoman Foundation, 6:00 pm.

Exhibition Opening
Another Land II, by Mohammad Nasrallah/Jordan, Dar al-Anda Gallery, 7:00 pm.

Tuesday May 18, 2010

Exhibition Opening: Faultlines – Photography from JO Magazine, 2003-2009, Darat Al-Funun, 7:00 pm.

Film: Lake Tahoe/Mexico
, Abdel Hamid Shoman Foundation, 6:30 pm.

Chaper 11 – Live Jazz, Canvas/Jabal Luweibdeh, 9:00 pm. For reservations call 064632211


Wednesday May 19, 2010

Amman Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mohammad Othman Sidiq, Al-Hussein Cultural Center/Ras al-Ain, 7:30 pm. Tickets for JD 10

Concert: Bayt Al-Ruwwad, led by Sakher Hattar, Prince Hashem Park/al-Hashmi al-Shamali, 8:00 pm.

Thursday May 20, 2010

Concert: Hana Malhas CD Release Show, Amman Baccalaureate School Stage, 7:00 pm. Advance Tickets JD7/ Doors JD10. Tickets Sold at: [email protected], Jo Bedu, Turtle Green Tea Bar or call 0796080000 / 077 6967587

Friday May 21, 2010

Jabal Amman Photo Treasure Hunt at Wild Jordan/Jabal Amman, 9:00 am.

Souq Jara, Jabal Amman – First Circle – JARA Street (Fawzy Malouf St.), 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.

Autostrad Live at Jara Theater,
7:30 pm.

Play: Plaza De Mayo, Un Jeudi Apres-Midi (English subtitled), Al-Balad Theater, 8:30 pm

Saturday May 22, 2010

Souq Al-Balad, Farmers Market, YWCA/near 3rd Circle, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Music: El Far3i early show, Jamm (above Tallit Jabal/close to 1st circle), 6:00 pm.

Cinema, literature and football: screening of Rivales, National Gallery of Fine Arts, 6:00 pm.

Play: Plaza De Mayo, Un Jeudi Apres-Midi (English subtitled)
, Al-Balad Theater, 8:30 pm