Lusophone Film Festival Meets Ten Cities Screening Series, Apr. 26 2014 @ Goethe Institut

02 APRIL Poster Goethe LRG
Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Goethe Institut
Time: 3-8.30 pm
Entry: Free

This session will be dedicated to the musical mix of the Portuguese-speaking countries, and is organised jointly with Ten Cities.

The films on show will be the following:

Lusophony, the (r)Evolution (Lusofonia, a (r)Evolução), Red Bull Music Academy – Portugal, 2006, 65 min
A Red Bull Music Academy production filmed with the fast-beat of a music video. From Portuguese fado, Angolan kuduro, Cape Verdean morna, Brazilian baile funk, hiphop or rock, this film sheds light on a new movement being born out of the cultural mix of the Portuguese-speaking countries

Passinho Dance Off (A Batalha do Passinho), Emílio Domingos – Brazil, 2012, 73 min
The Passinho dance is the newest trend in Brazilians slums. A new way to dance baile funk but also a lifestyle, the Passinho fever is changing young boys’ life around Brazil’s outskirts. This documentary portrays this phenomena and discovers how the culture around the funk world has expanded beyond funk dance parties, DJs, and favelas.

I Love Kuduro, Mário Patrocínio – Angola, 2013, 95 min
Kuduro is an urban cultural movement born out of Angolan discos and raves in downtown Luanda through a mixture of house, techno and traditional Angolan rhythms. The movement is at once a style of music, dance, fashion and culture, explored in this documentary through the distinct performances of its greatest stars.

Off the Beaten Track, João Pedro Moreira – Portugal, 2013, 30 min
The beats of Angolan Kuduro started appearing in Lisbon clubs in the late 90s. Four musicians started mixing it with beats from all over the world, creating a unique sound called Progressive Kuduro and a band called Buraka Som Sistema that is taking world dancefloors by storm.

Find more information on the screening on this Facebook event page

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Crowd Funding Campaign, Presentation & Discussion: Pat Shaw was Romeo 9, Apr. 23 2014 @ Alliance

Screen Shot Pat Shaw

“He was the greatest crime fighter that ever lived…” Those who lived in Nairobi in the 1970s and 1980s will recollect the late Patrick David Shaw: a burley and intimidating police reservist who ruled the streets of Nairobi while also working full-time as an administrator at The Starehe Boys’ Centre. Author and filmmaker David Smith invites you to listen to a presentation and participate in a discussion on the legacy of this legendary yet controversial figure in Kenyan history.

Date and Time: Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium, Nairobi
Entry fee: 500 KSH

Signed and numbered event posters may be purchased for 500 KSH (Limit 200).

Website: http://romeo9.com/

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Thursday Nite Live Feat. Wakake & the Outlaws, Apr. 24 2014 @ Choices – Baricho Road

Wakake April 24th 2014 TNL flyers

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Party: The Dutch King’s Day, Apr. 25 2014 @ Ebony Lounge

king's day

The Dutch King’s Day Party at Ebony Lounge on 25th April 2014 from 7:00pm

The Dutch King’s Day is a day where everybody is infected with ‘orange fever’. Ebony Lounge together with our friends within the local Nairobi Dutch community, cordially invite you to the ultimate celebration of Dutch King’s day in Nairobi.

Join our orange colored crowd as we dance the night away and award prizes to the best orange costume of the evening in honor of the King!

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Party: French Connection, Apr. 19 2014 @ Ebony Lounge

Ebony-Saturdays-Poster - Small

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Out of Town: Jazz Road Trip & Festival – I am Africa, Apr. 20 2014 @ Kisumu

I am Africa

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Out of Town: Tandawazi 2014 Easter Edition, Apr. 17-20 2014 @ Safari Beach Hotel – Diani

Tandawazi Poster Easter 2014

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Party/Celebrate Easter at Brew Bistro and Lounge, Apr. 17-21 2014 @ Brew Bistro

easter-brew
Events
Thursday 17th – Normal Moet champagne, oysters and Jazz event
Friday 18th – Belvedere Pure event with DJ Protege -
Saturday 19th – Shooter Countdown (7-9pm 3 for 1 on special syringe shooters, 9-11pm 2 for 1 and 11pm onwards its 1 for 1) with DJ Alpha
Sunday 20th – Ciroc SIN Sunday – Sponsored by ciroc. Ciroc promo
Monday 21st – Extended happy hour from 5-8pm on all beers and Mojitos

April 15, 2014 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

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