The Koroga Festival feat. Papa Wemba and Dan Aceda, Aug. 24 2014 @ Arboretum Gardens

Kuroga Festival
Date: August 24, 2014
Venue: the Arboretum Gardens
Time: from 11 am
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Gate

Performances by: Papa Wemba – Congolese Rhumba Maestro and Dan Aceda – Kenya’s Crown Prince of Benga

August 19, 2014 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live Feat. Ziki, Aug. 21 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C Ziki August

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Exhibition: Why Africans Are Not United by Taye Balogun & Mutua Matheka, Aug. 21-Sept. 4 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Why are Africans NOT united
Opening Date: Thursday, August 21 2014
Time: from 6 pm
Venue: Kuona Trust Gallery

The show will run until the 4th of September and thereafter tour other African cities including Lagos, Johannesburg and Addis Ababa over the next few months.

About
This conceptual photography exhibition consist of works produced by Nigerian film director,producer and photographer, Taye Balogun and photographed by professional Kenyan photographer Mutua Matheka. It traces the vision of African Unity by the continent’s past leaders (Kwame Nkrumah, Muammar Gaddafi, Julius Nyerere amongst others). The work on display aims to provoke reactions from the audience, and push for collaborative effort to foster African Unity.

August 15, 2014 at 8:12 am 1 comment

Song Writers Lounge feat. Waksy and Jason Sibi Okumu, Aug. 28 2014 @ Italian Institute of Culture – Westlands

Song Writers Lounge
The lounge is here yet again. This time more special. Featuring 2 headliners Waksy and Jason Sibi Okumu

Date: 28th August 2014
Venue: Italian Institute of Culture, Westlands
Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, Event begins at 7pm
Entry: 600 advance, 800 at the gate

Call 0722 626 169 for tickets

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Concert: Music for Life – In Aid of Beyond Zero Campaign, Aug. 23 2014 @ Braeburn School

Music for Life
Date: August 23, 2014
Venue: Braeburn School
Time: 7.30 pm
Tickets: KES 1500

Proceeds of the concert will be channeled to Beyond Zero Campaign – An initiative of First Lady of Kenya HE Margaret Kenyatta.

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Musical: In the Footsteps of Alkebulan’s Great, Aug. 22-24 2014 @ Strathmore University Auditorium

New Picture
Dates: August 22-24, 2014
Venue: Strathmore University Auditorium
Time: Friday 5.45 pm, Saturday & Sunday 2.45 pm
Tickets: KES 700 at the Door

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Barcamp Nairobi 2014 – Who’s Your Data’s Daddy? Aug. 30 2014 @ iHub – Bishop Magua Centre

Barcamp Nairobi 2014 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 30th August, 2014 at Bishop Magua Centre.
Theme for this year is: Who’s Your Data’s Daddy? – Is privacy and security online possible in Kenya?
Entry: Free

Visit www.barcamp.co.ke for details on how to register, speak, volunteer or sponsor.

August 19, 2014 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Book Reading & Discussion: War Crimes in Somalia, Aug. 21 2014 @ Amnesty International Regional Office

Date: Thursday August 21 2014
Venue: Amnesty International Regional Office
Location: Kanjata Road/Muthangari Drive off Waiyaki Way – Google Map
Time: 5:30pm
Entry: Prior online Registration – Register here.

About
Amnesty International, in partnership with the Rift Valley Institute’s Nairobi Forum, invite you to a book reading and discussion panel on Rasna Warah’s new book War Crimes: How warlords, politicians, foreign governments and aid agencies conspired to create a failed state in Somalia.

In War Crimes, Kenyan journalist Rasna Warah writes about the many war crimes that have taken place in Somalia in the name of peace, development, religion and reconciliation. It is an examination of the destruction of Somalia looking at the involvement of the state and the international community.

Rasna Warah will be joined on the panel by acclaimed Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah, winner of the Neustadt International Prize for literature and the Lettre Ulysses Award, and Ali Hersi, Regional Director of the Society for International Development. This discussion, an inaugural event of the Amnesty International Regional Hub Speaker Series, will be moderated by L. Muthoni Wanyeki, Regional Director of Amnesty International.

Moderator: L. Muthoni Wanyeki – Regional Director Amnesty International

Panellists: Rasna Warah – Kenyan writer and photojournalist, Nuruddin Farah – Writer, Ali Hersi – Regional Director Society for International Development

August 19, 2014 at 1:37 pm Leave a comment

Mapping Party for Cyclists in Nairobi, Aug. 30 2014 @ C4DLab – University of Nairobi [Chiromo Campus]

Mapping Party
Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time: 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Venue: C4D Lab, University of Nairobi – Chiromo Campus

August 16, 2014 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

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