Date: Saturday, 22nd June 2013
Venue: Tree House, Museum Hill, Westlands
Time: From 9pm – 5am
Entry: Ksh 500
Age: Strictly +21(Proof of Age required)
This Edition will feature Electrique DJs: B-dj, Dj Somi, Andrea with the incredible L.A as a special guest Dj and The Beat Parade Band Live composed of Dave on Lead Guitar, Jack The Sax Anduuru, Kevin Chagalla on Lead traditional Drums, Kaboge Chagalla on the Djembe, Ongeri Magati on Shakers
Mc of the Night is Hot 96′s Coco Rasta Ngori
Afro House | Deep House | Soulful House | Tribal House | Tech House|African Soul|Afro Funk|Coupe De Calle |Kuduro|
What to expect
Electrafrique & Tree House reserve the right to entry.
This moving film by Emma Davie & Morag McKinnon was inspired by the story of Neil Platt, who died aged 34, 14 months after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).Within a year, he went from being a healthy young father to becoming completely immobile from the neck down.
To find out more about the film, and the global screening event, visit the link here:
There will be a free welcome drink (wine/beer or juice) and after that a cash bar.
Dates: June 18 – July 6 2013
Venue: Talisman Restaurant
Location: Ngong Road, Karen
Sneak Peak of the portraits
Guest artists: Moussa Diallo & Shumi & Kato Change
Kenya’s Chinese takeaway in Venice by Frank Whalley
Kenya’s delegation to Venice Biennale – Source venice biennale 2013 official website
Artists: Kivuthi Mbuno, Armando Tanzini, Chrispus Wangombe Wachira, Fan Bo, Luo Ling & Liu Ke, Lu Peng, Li Wei, He Weiming, Chen Wenling, Feng Zhengjie, César Meneghetti
Commissioner: Paola Poponi
Curators: Sandro Orlandi, Paola Poponi
Venue: Caserma Cornoldi, Castello 4142 and San Servolo island
For more information about this event please visit the Facebook event page
Readings from: Nadifa Mohamed – UK, Adam Foulds – UK, Thabiso Mohare – South Africa, Billy Kahora – Kenya & Abdul Adan – Kenya
For more info. visit Kwani? website
Nai Ni Who Festival: Zone 11 – Kibera, Nairobi Dam, Ngei & Kenyatta Market, Jun 15-21 2013 @ Various Venues
For more info. visit: http://www.nainiwho.co.ke/
Friday: 6 pm Late Bloomers
Saturday: 1 pm The Imposter, 3 pm Wrinkles & 5 pm L’Arbre
Sunday: 1 pm Sleep Tight, 3 pm The Dinner Club & 5 pm Searching for Sugar Man
Performances by: Sven Kacirek, Stefan Schneider, Bungo & Birds, Hauschka, Ayub Ogada, Lydia Ogoti and Mukunguni
For more info visit
Dates: June 19, 2013 to June 23, 2013
Venue: BC Nairobi
For more info visit: Kwani?
Kwani Trust and British Council Kenya will collaborate with Granta UK to host a week of literary events in Nairobi between 19th-23rd June 2013. The joint literary programming week will include a launch of the latest Granta issue, ‘Best of Young British Novelists 4’; a three-day fiction-writing workshop; a lecture by the visiting writers from Granta, UK-based Somali Writer, Nadifa Mohamed and British Writer Adam Foulds, at Daystar University; and a 2013 elections evening symposium based on related work by Kwani Trust.
15 selected emerging Kenyan writers will join visiting writers from Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Nigeria for the workshop and other literary events.
Regional British Council offices have partnered with literary organisations from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Nigeria and Uganda to select a writer from each of the countries to attend the fiction workshop, along with a corresponding Literature Programmers’ workshop with participants from the countries above.
Germany, France, Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland & UK
Friday 14: 3 pm – Late Bloomers, 5 pm – L’Arbre
Saturday 15: 1 pm – The Imposter, 3 pm – Easy Money & 5 pm – Love
Sunday 16: 1 pm – The Dinner Club, 3 pm – Berlin Calling & 5 pm – Searching for Sugar Man
Date: Until June 30, 2013
Venue: Creative Insight, National Museum
Entry: Museum rates apply
Exhibition: From the Roadside to the Art Galleries by Lake Basin Arts Group, Until Jul. 15 2013 @ National Museum
Dates: Until July 15, 2013
Venue: Creativity Gallery, National Museum
Entry: museum rates apply
UN CAVALIERE” E TRE ITALIANI * – To mark the bicentenary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth
F.J.Haydn – Quartetto Op.74 n.3 in Sol Minore “Reiterquartett”
Menuet – Allegro
Finale – Allegro con brio
G.Verdi – Quartetto in Mi Minore
Scherzo Fuga – Allegro assai mosso
N.Rota – Fantasia on themes from the films:
• Romeo e Giulietta (Romeo and Juliet)
• Il Padrino (The Godfather)
• Otto e mezzo (8 ½)
• Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
(String quartet version by Francesco Zorzini & Marco Nason)
E.Morricone – Fantasia on themes from the films:
• The Mission
• Giù la Testa (A fistful of Dynamite)
• La leggenda del pianista sull’oceano (The Legend of 1900)
• C’era una volta il west (Once upon a time in the West)
• Per un pugno di dollari (A Fistful of Dollars)
• Il buono, il brutto e il cattivo (The Good the Bad and the Ugly)
(String quartet version by Francesco Zorzini & Marco Nason)
Dates: Until June 22, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre – Parliament Road
Tickets: Kshs 500
Paul Kendon is a highly successful businessman, international arms dealer, and head of a large corporation. His world is turned upside-down, however, when he receives a telephone call from a man claiming to have kidnapped his daughter, Sarah…
This month’s focus: creative platforms and their impact in the creative industry.
Look out for
Street Party on Likoni lane opposite Kuona Trust
Date: June 7, 2013
Time: 1-4 pm
Special performances by: Yunasi and Somali musicians.
Download nai ni who zone10 brochure [schedule of events in pdf].
For more info visit: http://www.artsandoak.yolasite.com/
- NYROBI in Picture [birth & growth of Nairobi]
- Architecture=durable [10 architects, 10 projects in Ile-de-France]
- People Building Better Cities [challenges of inclusive urbanization]
The exhibition will be opened by the British High Commissioner, Dr Chris Turner.
The winners will be awarded three prizes of Kshs 55,000 each. One Winning Artist will win a trip to London, and one Kenyan state school will win Kshs 100,000 worth of art materials. The Prizes are supported by the Rivers Foundation.
The exhibition will continue until 10 July 2013
It travels to the internationally acclaimed Saatchi Gallery in London from 14 September to 7 October 2013