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Kenya at 50 Music!
At Creatives Garage we are having an open day which also coincides with our first anniversary so we merging the two for a Turning One Party.
We will be having exhibitions from different creatives as well as Performances.
Date: May 18, 2013
Venue: PAWA 254
Entrance is free
This weekend, Saturday 27 April, the Beathogs perform their thrilling soul funk show at Nairobi’s great live music venue Kengeles Lavington. 9pm, free entry. This is the first of the resumed series of 6 Last-Saturday-of-the-Month Beathogs shows at Kengeles. Diarise!
The next Thursday 2 May the Beathogs play at Nairobi’s dance hot-spot Treehouse Museum Hill. 9pm.
Performances by: Fena, Steve Nyabwa & Kidum
Mozart’s Requiem on Palm Sunday, March 24th 2013 at 3.30pm at St. Paul’s Chapel, Nairobi.
It will be conducted by Prof. Vijay Upadhyaya from the Vienna University Orchestra in conjunction with the St. Paul’s University choir.
Entrance is FREE
British Film and Video Artist, Chris Paul Daniels, presents work made in response to his five week residency at Kuona Trust, Nairobi supported by the Triangle Network and Gasworks Gallery (London) International Fellowship Programme.
Chris will have screenings and video installations on view throughout the grounds of the Kuona space and be performing Live Visuals that showcase filmic collaborations, animations and time-lapse studies made during his Residency accompanied by a live musical performance by Ketebul music’s recording artist Ochieng’ Nelly
The video work previews raw unedited footage of a larger documentary piece titled ‘Premier/Divisions’ which will premiere at Kuona Trust at a later date in March and will therefore be VJ’d as a freely improvised and live visual performance in reaction to the music.
Chris graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2010 and subsequently won the Deutsche Bank Award for Art for his collaborative film project – ‘Unravel the longest hand painted film in Britain’ (http://unravelfilm.blogspot.co.uk) which has toured over ninety art spaces throughout the UK including Tate Britain, The National Media Musuem and the British Film Institute. He has worked on several international projects in Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands and screened work extensively in the UK and internationally.
His work in characterised by experimental documentation of shared memories and communal perspectives and this will be reflected in the documentary he has been producing during his first visit to the continent.
Documentary & Festival Opening: Disputed Fields & Performance by Eric Wainaina + Best Band In Africa, Jan 28 2013 @ Alliance
Disputed Fields is one of a series of four films produced by InformAction which all focus on messages that have resonance across Kenya. It will open the ‘Kesho Ime Fika’ Festival.
This documentary is a ‘bottom up’ look at issues of land and tensions between the Kalennjin and Kikuyu communities in the region. It takes a sensitive approach, hearing the views of both communities as we had into the elections.
After the screening there will be a Live Performance by Eric Wainaina & the best band in Africa
Find full programme here
on 12th of January 2012 A Dollar a daywas released, as a collaboration between Maisha yetu and Dexstraw Studio. It is a Pan-African collaborative music project that featured artists from Kenya,SA,Zim,Zambia,Bots,Naija and the States just to mention but a few. Now 12007 free downloads down the line, here’s our appreciation for showing us so much support. To all our fans,critiques,supporters music,art lovers,sponsors we present to you an end-year musical bonus of two albums for your christmas package. Download it, enjoy it and share it with other hip-hop fans worldwide!
This is a continued effort of collaboration between Kenya and South Africa in empowering young people to use their talent. To encourage Sub-Saharan African youth to to view themselves as a resource and not a marginalized community.