Events in Amman, June 27 – July 3

الأحد 27 حزيران 2010

This week’s treat (besides Germany vs England and Portugal vs. Spain), is numerous gigs and concerts by local musicians. Percussionist Nasser Salameh will be joined by Oud player Ahmad Khatib from Palestine for a concert on Thursday. Tareq Abu Kwaik and his band El-Morabba3 will be performing their original music at Souq Jara Theater on Friday, and Yousef Kawar will be playing a show of electronic music and visuals at Liquid in Jabal Luweibdeh.

jordanfestivalYou also have the start of the Jordan Festival with a tribute to Um Kulthoum. Classical music lovers can enjoy a concert of Bach, Schubert, Beethoven & Dohnanyi by Trio PSOPHOS on Thursday, which is an unusually busy night on the culture scene this week as it’s also the day for Jamm’s live band night.

If you missed the theater performance of “Sulaima” during the Amman International Theater Festival, you have a chance to see it again today and tomorrow. And there are still more: artist talk at Makan, film at Shoman, exhibitions, so read on, and enjoy!

Sunday June 27, 2010

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

Theater: Sulaima, directed by Asmaa Mustafa/Jordan, Royal Cultural Center, 8:00 pm.

adamtalksMonday June 28, 2010

Lecture: Oil Rocks & the programs of developing its Utilization, Abdel Hamid Shoman Foundation, 6:00 pm.

Adam Speaks; Artist Talk and Screening of Videos, Makan Art Space, 7:00 pm.

Theater: Sulaima, directed by Asmaa Mustafa/Jordan, Royal Cultural Center, 8:00 pm.

Tuesday June 29, 2010

Iranian/French Film: the Apple, Abdel Hamid Shoman Foundation, 6:30 pm.

Wednesday June 30, 2010

Jordan Festival
Opening Night: Tribute to “Kawkab El Sharq”Oum Koulsoum with the Egyptian diva Amal Maher and Salim Sahhab’s Orchestra, Jabal Al Qal’a (Citadel), 8:00 pm. For more info:

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

Bayt Al Ruwwad

Thursday July 1, 2010

Concert by local band, Jamm/Jabal Amman, 9:00 pm.

Nasser Salameh and Ahmad Khatib in concert, Al-Balad Theater, 8:00 pm.

Bach, Schubert, Beethoven & Dohnanyi by Trio PSOPHOS, Terra Santa Theater, 8:00 pm.


Friday July 2, 2010
Live Electronic Music and Visuals Performance by Yousef Kawar, Liquid Lounge/Jabal Luweibdeh, 8:30 pm.

Souq Jara, Jabal Amman – First Circle, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm.

El Morabba3 in concert, Souq Jara theater, 7:00 pm.


Saturday July 3, 2010

Antiques Market, 6 Ba’ounieh street/Jabal Luweibdeh, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.

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