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

Paper Exhibition: Reflections on Paper, Aug. 18-23 2014 @ Shifteye Gallery

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A lot of artists have shunned paper as their primary medium for artistic expression. The Shifteye Gallery presents a joint exhibition, with pieces from artists who use different techniques on paper to create interesting & innovative works of art.

Artists include: James Njoroge, Maral Blouri, Lemek Tompoika, Sebawali Sio, Churchill Ongere, Agnes Njoroge, John Kamicha and Joshua Obaga

Dates: August 18-23, 2014
Venue: the Shifteye Gallery
Time: Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm and Sat 12-6pm

August 15, 2014 at 8:06 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Africa by Art Odhis, Aug. 1-31 2014 @ Temporary Exhibition Hall – National Museum

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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.

July 28, 2014 at 5:22 pm Leave a comment

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

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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

August 20, 2014 at 8:11 am Leave a comment

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.

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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 Leave a comment

Out of Town: Rift Valley Festival, Aug. 29-31 2014 @ Fisherman’s Camp – Lake Naivasha

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August 16, 2014 at 3:50 pm Leave a comment

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