The Jazz Under the Stars event is here once again!
A special treat to our new and loyal patrons; come prepared to be entertained by TWO international headlining Jazz artists!
A towering 6’7” lead bass player Julian Vaughn will debut his visit to Kenya with his unique and soulful style of Jazz music.
Phil Denny is back by public demand to give another spectacular performance especially to those that missed him last year.
Our very own Eddie Grey & the Ensemble will give a grand performance with June Gachui.
Once again event is supporting the Kenya National Youth Orchestra, don’t miss their opening performance.
Where: The Nairobi Club
When: Saturday, August 2nd (Rain or shine)
Time: 6pm – 11pm
Tickets: 3,000 | VIP: 5,000
(VIP Ticket includes a welcome Chivas drink while stocks last)
Tickets available on TicketSasa.com and at the event.
*Verifiable unused tickets from last year will be honored with original ticket stub and proof of purchase.
Event is hosted by KenyanDiasporaLink and proudly sponsored by:
Platinum Sponsor: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Silver Sponsors: Chivas and Westhouse – A One Degree South Hotel
Information line: 0706 512 895
*Event organizer reserves the right of admission
Play: The Good Body, Jul.31-Aug. 1 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House & Karen Country Club
Thursday 31st at 7pm at The Michael Joseph Centre (Safaricom House, Waiyaki Way-Westlands)
Advance Tickets: Ksh. 800 Payable by 30th July. Pay Via Mpesa: Paybill No: 961700 and Account No: 00520.
Tickets also on sale at the door for Kes 1,000, but do you want to risk being turned away
Friday, 1st August at 7pm at m (Members and their Guests)
Charges: Ksh.1,000 (Show Only)
Ksh. 2,500 (Show and Dinner)
For Tickets contact: Karen Country Club: 0722 204 431
* All proceeds from this event will go to Flone Initiative
This star studded performance will feature: Patricia Ithau, Muthoni Drummer Queen, Ian Mbugua, June Gachui, Mwikali Mary, Nick Ndeda, Nice Githinji and Wanjiru Mburu. Directed by Mbeki Mwalimu.
Tickets are Available at:
Alliance Francaise reception
Michael Joseph Centre: 0722 005 890
Ticket Hotlines: 0708 221 040/ 0720 701 359 / 0736 330 680
*Flone Initiative works with matatu drivers, touts and motor bike riders to deconstruct societal norms and acquired negative attitudes on women’s freedom.
Exhibition: Finding Voice II by Boniface Maina, James Njoroge & Michael Musyoka, Jul. 1-31 2014 @ Cheche Gallery – Kenya Cultural Centre
Exhibiting Artists: Boniface Maina, James Njoroge & Michael Musyoka
Exhibition Curated by Little Art Gallery
Penya Africa’s End of Term Concert – The Genesis, Aug. 1 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom HQ
Penya Africa is the home of Sauti Academy, designed to nurture and grow musically talented vocalists through a one year training program where they learn about vocal techniques, songwriting and music business.
The end term concert will feature the 1st term class showcasing a cover and a battle song in duets. It will also feature the 2nd term class who have just undergone an intensive songwriting term. Each singer will showcase 2 of his/her own compositions.
This show is a must attend for all music lovers and those adventurous enough to come discover what this new and fresh talent has to offer.
Date: 1st August 2014
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom HQ
Tickets: KES 400 advance, KES 500 at the gate
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Mixed media artist and print maker Wycliffe Opondo ( Wiki) is having a 40% off sale on his artwork. The sale will on in his studio
Dates: July 25th- August 5th 2014
The prices range from Ksh 7,000 to Ksh 35,000
Times: 9.00 am- 5.00 pm.
This is an exhibition and installation by Kuona resident artist Tresor Malaya that highlights various social and political issues in Africa drawing parallels between two slum dwellings, Kibera in Kenya & Kalubwe in Congo.
The artist’s objective is to addresses society’s passive nature and prompt it to be pro active in finding long term solutions.
For more information, please visit Kuona Trust website
Well…if you missed it the first time, here’s another chance to catch this captivating, humorous, intriguing Musical play that is BACK!!
…The play takes you through the journey of CITY DADS and their journey through fatherhood in the most realistic and typical way; ranging from financial obligations, tough decision making, and challenges brought about by wrong choices made earlier in life, to absentee fathers and the resolution to be the best fathers they could ever be and how this affects the women who love them. This takes the audience through a roller coaster of emotions in a captivating way.
This star studded performance will feature: Benjamin Webi, Michael Oyier and Steve Katingima.
The play is written by Seth Busolo, directed by Lucy Wache, Produced by Charity Nyambura and the music done by Benjamin Webi.
There will be 5 shows:
*Friday 8th Aug: 6 p.m and 8.30 p.m
*Saturday 9th Aug: 6 p.m
*Sunday 10th Aug: 3p.m and 6 p.m
Advance Tickets: Ksh. 800 Payable by 1st August. Pay Via Mpesa: Paybill No: 317979.
Tickets will also be on sale at the door for Ksh 1,000
Fifty Years. Half a decade. The age of a country on the road of sovereignty, self-governance and gaining her voice in the global world. Has it been too long? Is she still too young? Either way, it has been an exciting journey to the emerging country that she is today.
Come take a walk through her history, appreciate the turning points.
A transforming experience by means of visual art.
The dominating expressionist style by the artist makes you feel the struggles, triumphs and resilience of the country, the continent and its people.
Arthur Patrick Odhiambo takes a look into the African shapers of the past fifty years.
The exhibition of the legends of years past and present are pieces that allow you to feel the soul of the African people. The artist captures Africa’s cultural diversity and brilliantly marries it to contemporary visuals of the new age African.
Bring your whole self in, bring your children in, bring your family and friends and experience Africa at the National Museums of Kenya, Creativity Gallery Hall.
Happy Anniversary Kenya! Viva Africa!
Be happy, Be bold.