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Reservations: 0724 255 299, 2339158 or email@example.com
This Saturday’s class will be instructed by Ermias Ekube who is a skilled sculptor, poet, engaver and painter.
Learn how to sketch potraits from one of the best!
Classes cost only 500 Kshs.
For more information: http://lifedrawingworkshop2.splashthat.com
The Nairobi Children’s Orchestra is the main initiative of Music Education Services Kenya Limited, MES-K. MES-K will also run instrumental teacher education programmes, advanced ensemble workshops and support systems for teaching resources, academic discourse and general instrumental performance education. The mission of the Nairobi children’s orchestra is to develop a social, cultural, economic awareness and cohesion through music. Its core mandate is to develop high standards of instrument education and performance in Kenya by building strong musical foundations and instrument discipline from an early age. The orchestra, open to children between 5 and 13 Years old, will also consist of an Orchestra Director, Consultant Conductors and Instrument Tutors. It will run for 3 sessions in a year. Each session will have ten rehearsals, one per week for ten weeks. There will be a break after five consecutive weeks and a concert at the end of the term. Rehearsals will be every Saturday morning between 9 am and 12 noon. The tutorial rehearsals will be 90 minutes long; however, there will be a break before sectional rehearsals and workshops, these will last for one hour. The First session will run from 12th January 2013 to 23rd March 2013. The final Date will also constitute a public concert. The Costs per child is Ksh1500 per week, which amounts to Ksh 15000 per term. This amount takes into account all the costs incurred in the training of the children and preparation of the concert at the end of the term. Registration is ongoing.
Interested parties are requested to fill the application form attached herewith. http://www.musiceducation.co.ke/register.html.
For further information please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012
2pm to 7pm
We will have three (3) different sets between 2pm and 7pm, each with its own teaching focus:
Set 1: 2pm – 4pm: Warm up & Basics
Set 2: 4:00pm – 5:30pm: Learning new Rhythms
Set 3: 5:30pm – 7pm: Applying Rhythms & Jam Session
If you are serious about learning to drum, please come to all three! If you would simply like to relax, hangout, play the drums and spontaneously jam for a while, come whenever’s most convenient for you!
Hosted by Kenya’s Top 3 Drummers!
By Donation (Suggested 500 Ksh.)
No One Turned Away!
Enter the main gate of Arboretum Park, walk 2-3 mins on the main pathway, you will see us on the grass on the left hand side! (Call: 0706522640 if you can’t find us).
FOOD / DRINKS:
Bring your own and/or share with everyone! (We may bring extra;)
See you there!
Kenyan Traditional Dance Classes @ Nairobi National Theatre
When: Every Tuesday, from 6pm to 7.30 pm
If you are interested, call the teacher Pius Amunga at 0726567616
Tango Total with maestros Korey & Adeline—and their Bandoneón!, until Sep 1 2012 @ Italian Institute of Culture
The Patamango Association is very excited to receive tango dancers, teachers, musicians Korey & Adeline Ireland <www.koreyadeline.com> here in Nairobi, for a series of master tango classes PLUS the special treat of live tango music, featuring the quintessential yet rare tango instrument the Bandoneón, at milongas (tango social dancing) on the evenings of Thursday 30 August and on Saturday 1 September.
Please see the facebook event covering their 4 day stay:
Workshop: Dynamic variations in cross system
@IIC Sat 1 Sep, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – Workshop: Floor, balance, pivot – technique resources for tango dancers
@IIC Sat 1 Sep, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm — “lunch box” break!
@IIC Sat 1 Sep, 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm – Workshop: Center and circumference
@IIC Sat 1 Sep, 7:30 pm – late: Farewell Milonga in company of Korey & Adeline, with a mini solo & accompanied Bandoneón recital from Korey & friends! (Usual refreshments table + 500 Kes venue rental.)
All workshops will be 1h30 minutes of class time followed by a 30 minutes of “guided practica”. Pricing per workshop per individual:
Drop-in Rate 1 workshop: 1400 Kes
Pre-pay 2 workshops: 2400 Kes
Pre-pay 3 workshops: 3200 Kes
Pre-payment may be made in person at beginning of first workshop in question or by M-Pesa to 0715 357 507. Note no refunds for unattended pre-paid workshops.
Korey & Adeline have very kindly also accepted to extend our Patamango hardship rate policy to their workshops–if this may be relevant to your situation, please contact us explicitly PRIOR to participation to any of the workshops.
Private classes: may be possible in late afternoons of Fri or Sat (and requesting very reasonable rates). Please contact them directly on their kenyan mobile: 0700 038 973.
Please see www.patamango.com/locations for venue location details, and please email <email@example.com> for reservations or any additional information.
Date: August 18, 2012
Venue: Pawa254 Hub
Time: 1000-1400 Hrs
For more information: http://powoaugust2012.eventbrite.com/
Poets and Writers Online (POWO) is a forum for Poets and Writers with blogs and those with an interest in using the internet in promotion of, or as a platform for their writing.
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy (www.dramaafrica.com) announces its Holiday Drama Camp from August 13-17 at Kenya National Theatre for ages 3-16. Students will produce a musical in a week, taught by the academy’s specialist teachers and will star in a public performance on Friday 17th at Kenya National Theatre. Limited places available. For more information, please contact their office on 0721 955 308 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT IS MOSAIC?
Perhaps one of the oldest tile and glass working techniques known to man. Learn various methods of application – both direct and indirect.Today glass mosaic can create new opportunities for artists!
WHAT CAN YOU MAKE?
Architectural tiles / Lighting fixtures / Vases and pots / Decorative paving slabs.
IS THERE A LOT OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION NEEDED?
Not to get started . . .
You will be able to produce small works of great beauty.
This introductory class will simplify the science behind this fascinating art.
Date: 30TH JULY – 4TH AUGUST 2012
Time: 11AM – 3PM DAILY
Location: KUONA TRUST ART CENTRE
Is there a fee?
2500 shillings only, for the full workshop!!
First of its kind introductory glass workshop!
CALL 0721 262326 TO RESERVE A PLACE BEFORE FRIDAY 27th JULY 2012
Booking is by ADVANCE PAYMENTS only.
Workshop materials and lunch included in workshop fee.
Bikram Yoga is a 90 minute series of 26 Hatha yoga postures and two breathing exercises, carried out in a room heated to 40 degrees celcius and 40 percent humidity. The combined heat and humidity increase muscle flexibility and can help to prevent injuries. Bikram Yoga is also very detoxifying, releasing large numbers of toxins through the breath and through the skin by sweating.
Because of the combination of the heat and the sequence of postures, the practise is very intense, and has dramatic and immediate results. This yoga is highly addictive. Hundreds of thousands of normal people around the world have been cured of physical ailments, anxiety and stress, and have dropped several dress sizes in the process.
Bikram Yoga Nairobi is offering members a beautiful studio with a state of the art heated yoga room, large changing rooms and showers, free unlimited purified drinking water, a juice and smoothie bar, and yoga clothing boutique.
for more info www.bikramyoganairobi.com
Stand a chance to win a month of free yoga at Bikram Yoga Nairobi worth Kes16,000 by answering the following question by Friday 20 2012:
Why do you need Bikram Yoga Nairobi in your life?
Leave a comment to this post in our facebook page
Date: July 12, 2012
Venue: Pawa 254, YMCA building.
Location: State House Crescent
Mário Macilau was born in the newly independent Mozambique, in the midst of the most critical phase of its civil war in 1984. His family struggled financially and moved from the Inhambane province to the capital, Maputo, in search of a better life. When he was 10 years old he began to work in a small market frequented by the middle / upper class, washing cars in the car park and helping to carry the groceries in an effort to support his family.
Macilau started his journey as photographer in 2003 and engaged to professional level when he traded his mother’s cell phone for his first camera in 2007. He specializes in long-term projects focus on living and environmental condition over the time and in his home country he use to confronting the realism of power, environment and cultural heritage that affect the socially isolated groups and issues that define our times.
Download Mario Macilau Profile
Dates: August 6-13, 2012
Venue: Kibera & Mathare
Kibera Slum Location-Kamukunji Grounds, near Olympic Stage, Kibera Drive. [From downtown Nairobi: bus 32 from Kencom, or 8 from Railways]
Mathare Slum Location-Mabatini Grounds. near Mathare Road. [From downtown Nairobi: bus 46, from Tom Mboya street]
For more information visit the SFF Web-blog: www.slumfilmfestival.org
The Slum Film Festival (SFF) is an innovative community-based film event, featuring stories from, by, and about people living in urban slums everywhere.
This edition of the festival will also incorporates film training workshops and art classes.
Swahili Classes by the Research Institute of Swahili studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA) @ National Museum
The Research Institute of Swahili studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA) is a directorate of National Museums of Kenya. It is now offering Swahili classes in Nairobi at the National Museums of Kenya Headquarters.
The Institute offers Four Modules:-
Swahili Language (Swahili basic beginners and advanced)
Teaching will be conducted on Swahili grammar and phonetics depending on one’s level of proficiency in Swahili.
An entry examination will be conducted to determine the student’s level of proficiency in Swahili.2. Swahili Literature and Performance
Contemporary Swahili novel and play: In-depth analysis of the two genre of Literature that is play and novel in terms of-The plot, characters, themes and language used.
Short story in Kiswahili literature
Classical Swahili poetry and contemporary Swahili poetry.
Types of Swahili poetry.
How to write Swahili poetry
Language use in Swahili poetry.
Swahili songs, dances and music
Swahili History and Identity
The study of the origins and history of the Swahili
Swahili economy and international relations
Spread and development of Kiswahili in East Africa and the Diaspora.
Dialects of Kiswahili.
Swahili and her neighbors
Anthropology of the Swahili
Economic activities of the Swahili eg. Fishing, farming, weaving, dhow making, stone house building, wood carving etc.
The Swahili way of life, (birth, marriage and death )
Art, dressing, adornments, and other forms of creativity and personal beauty.
Religion Beliefs and forms of worship.
Swahili songs and dances.
Download the Lesson Schedule and contacts RISSEA Kiswahili Lessons Schedule
Dates: May 11-12, 2012 (Friday – Saturday)
Venue: Conference Hall at Pride Inn Hotel, Westlands Road, Nairobi- Kenya (Next to Graffins College)
Times: Both Full Days 8.30am – 5pm (Lunch Included)
Consideration: Ksh. 6,000/- for two days (M-Pesa: 0718 328 717 add 100/- for collection)
Spark Africa Contacts: Cell + 254 772 04 53 57, Twitter @SparkAfrica
Facilitators: Spark Africa and International Art Deals Negotiator Ross van Horn
Who Can participate: Artists/ DJs/ Singers/ MCs/ Rapper/ Artist managers/ Art gallery owners/ Film makers/ Fashion Designers/ Actors/ Writers/ Studio owners/ Music Producers/ Graphic Designers, Copy writers/ Illustrators/ Cartoonist/ Graffiti writers all other creators.
Workshop Details: Participants will learn how to identify a good deal, how to negotiate a good deal for their businesses, skills for strengthening their negotiating power, how to understand negotiation as a way of life to achieve their goals.
NB: limited Spaces First Come First Served Confirmation Message will be sent a week before to confirm participation
K.Shs.10.000/- for the full course
K.Shs. 2.500/- for single lessons
Italian Institute of Culture – Grenadier Tower, 5th floor
(Opposite Jacaranda Hotel) Westlands
Tel.: 4451266 / 7 – E-mail: email@example.com
Wednesday course (from 10am to 1pm)
9/05/12 Pasta con broccoli e acciughe, Risotto tonno e piselli, Verdura in Pastella.
(Pasta with broccoli and anchovies, Risotto with tuna and peas, Vegetables in batter).
16/05/12 Strichetti con sugo di verdura, Spaghetti al pesto rosso, Taralloni
(Strichetti pasta with vegetable sauce, Spaghetti with red pesto sauce, Taralloni biscuites).
23/05/12 Zuppa Valdostana, Pasta e lenticchie, Scaloppine al limone
(Valdostana soup, Pasta with lentils, Cutlets with lemon)
Saturday course (from 10am to 1pm)
12/05/12 Pizza, Gnocchi al pesto, Cotoletta Milanese, Torta di mele(Pizza, Gnocchi with pesto sauce, Chicken cutlets with breadcrumbs, Apple cake)
19/05/12 Ravioli ricotta e spinaci, Parmigiana, Tiramisù.
(Ravioli ricotta and spinach, Baked aubergine and parmesan, Tiramisù)
26/05/12 Risotto zafferano, Lasagne al ragù, Saltimbocca alla romana, Salame di cioccolato.
(Saffron risotto, Lasagna ragù, Cutlets with Parma ham, Chocolate salami)
CLICK HERE for more information on the above courses
Advance Booking with full payment essential
On 14th April 2012, PAWA254 will venture into the Dandora dump site to capture images and tell the story of the people who work and earn a living in the dump site.
The Field trip will be facilitated by Boniface mwangi, James Quest, and David Mutua. After the trip, all participants will be treated to a sumptuous lunch at Mpambe.
Prerequisite for the trip is one MUST have a DSLR camera.
To be part of this Masterclass fieldtrip, simply register by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and further instructions will be sent to you. Register as there are limited slots.
Event proudly sponsored by Goethe Institut
For more information check event facebook page
Learn and master ballroom at their evening ballroom dancing classes.
Expand your knowledge of dance in different dances like the Rumba,Salsa,Blues,Jive,Rock n Roll,Disco,Slow Waltz,Quickstep,Tango among other dances.
Classes are held every Wednesday and Friday at the Kenya Conservatoire of Music, ballet studio, opposite the Norfolk Hotel.
Time: From 7.00pm to 9.00pm
More info: Facebook page
Dates: April 17-19, 2012
Contact: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
A 3-Day Practical and Intensive Workshop on how to audition and land a lead role
This three-day intensive acting course will put you through all the steps of ensuring you do your best audition possible. This course will cover preparation, delivery and follow up as well as the proper marketing tools you need to employ. Neil will critique every actor’s work on at least three different auditions. He will build your strengths and help you identify your weaknesses so you can improve on them. You will learn what it takes to land a lead role in a TV series or movie. Learn from someone who has done it. Neil has appeared in such hit TV series as Fringe, Eureka and blockbuster movies like The A-Team and Watchmen.
Neil has excellent knowledge of Kenya film and TV industry. He Directed: Higher Learning (Four Seasons) and Saints. He is therefore well familiar with the industry demands and skills gaps.
For more info: website
The Protégé Sports Camp is a unique sports development program that is setup to reinforce the educational and professional aspects of sports while providing kids a rare opportunity to access services from renowned celebrity athletes, scouts and coaches.
April Sports Camp is for boys and girls, of 13 to 18yrs of age and aimed at developing and growing their natural athletic ability while building their character through life skills modules. This will be an arena for the youth to enjoy sports while receiving exemplary instructions and guidance from top rated local and international coaches and linking a lucky few to available international scholarship opportunities.
The Sports Camp is also supportive schools extra curriculum program and add value by providing schools with avenues to support a sports and cultural exchange program with institutions based in the US, Europe and Asia
Some of their partners include: Barcelona Soccer Schools, Banks Provisions, All Star Talent Search, Mike Kunstandts Texas Hoops, Xtreme Heat Sports Management and Hutch Volleyball.
For info or clarification kindly email them at email@example.com or tweet them on @Vision21Sports
On 22nd March 2012, PAWA254 will have the pleasure of hosting Brendan Bannon a stellar photojournalist based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Brendan Bannon’s interest in photography was sparked by his mother, an amateur photographer with a darkroom in the bathroom, and his father, who placed him at age 10 in front of drawers of antique photographs and asked him to select the interesting ones for an exhibition on the history of photography. Bannon previously worked on long-term projects in both Romania and Russia. He has been living in Africa since 2005. He has photographed in Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Tanzania, Congo, India. His clients include Medecins Sans Frontieres, UNHCR, UNICEF and CARE International. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, The Daily Telegraph, the Independent, the Guardian, Monocle Magazine, KWANI?, Maclean’s and others.
The salon will start from 4:00pm until 7:00pm and refreshments will be served. For directions to PAWA254, visit: http://www.pawa254.org/index.php/map-location .
Have you ever wondered what it would take to get your work published? What are publishers looking for? What happens during the publishing process?
Find out more through this workshop organised by Lesleigh Inc. Find out more and read the programme: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2817767017/efbevent
Your attendance in the forum will only be confirmed and guaranteed once you pay the forum fee of Kshs 1000/- You can pay cash at Lesleigh Inc’s office or via MPESA to 0725758389. A confirmation message will be sent to you with a ticket number once your payment is received.
Kuona Trust will be holding a series of workshops led by master artists on a variety of visual art focuses designed for emerging and established professional artists. The workshop schedule is as follows:
Casting & Molding with Kevin Oduor, Feb 27th/28th, 9am – 5pm
Painting with Anthony Okello, Feb 28th, 9am – 5pm
Photoshop with Dennis ‘Dede’ Maingi, Feb 29th, 9am – 5pm
Conceptual Art with Paul Onditi, Mar 1st, 9am – 5pm
Printmaking with John Silver, Mar 2nd, 9am – 5pm
Live Drawing with Patrick Mukabi, Mar 3rd, 9am – 1pm
Registration for each workshop is Ksh 200/- . To register for any of the workshops, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Renee or Ato on 0733 742752 or 0721262326, before 23rd February 2012 at 4pm. Registration is on a first come first serve basis as class sizes are limited. Refreshments will be available for sale at the venue.
Wine Tasting Course conducted by Dalia Masia, Taster and Sommelier of the Italian Sommeliers Association
INTRODUCTION TO THE WINE TASTING COURSE
A brief introduction to the wine tasting and production in which Italian wines and other great wines of the world will be tasted.
28.2.12 INTRODUCTION TO WINE TASTING – Visual, Olfactory and Taste analyses of the wine
1.3.12 AN OUTLINE ON WINE MAKING – The production of White, Red, Sweet and Sparkling wine
6.3.12 TASTING OF WINES OF THE WORLD – A brief overview of Worldwide production of wine
13.3.12 TASTING OF ITALIAN WINES – A brief overview of the most important Italian wines
At least 5 different wines will be tasted every evening
Cost for the full course: K.Shs. 10.000/-
Booking and advance payment essential – Call 4451266/7 – Email: email@example.com
Where: Italian Institute of Culture
When: From 6pm. to 8pm.