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Sports/Charity: First Edition of Ngong Trail Run, Sept. 21 2014 @ Kona Baridi

Charity
The first edition of the Ngong Trail Run;

Date: September 21, 2014
Venue: Kona Baridi
Registration costs : Kenyan – 1000 Ksh / Non Kenyan – 2000 Ksh / children under 15 year – 500 Ksh
Corporate organization, 5 people: profit 25000 Ksh / non profit 15000 Ksh

How to register
Visit us at Nakumatt Junction on 13th and 14th September 2014 or go to http://www.ngongtrail.com and select the registration modality: online registration; mail in / Mpesa payment; cash registration.

Runner kit
You’ll receive the event T-shirt and a runner number on or before the race
Contacts: 0722556989 / 0723712473 / 0727240667, info@runningkenya.com | Facebook: Ngong Hills Trail Run

See attached flyer with all the relevant information Ngong Trail Run Poster

About
The Ngong Trail Run is a naturalistic and wild race organized by World Friends meandering around the undulating landscapes of Ngong on an average altitude of 2100 meters. The income coming from the sponsor and from the registration fees will be used to cover the running cost of the trail run.
The proceeds will be used for the implementation of the European Union funded project Mother and Child Health in Kajado.

September 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm 1 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

Out of Town/Launch: Musical Waves from the Kenyan Coast, Aug. 23 2014 @ Mama Ngina Drive – Mombasa

Album Launch on the occasion of the Mombasa International Cultural Festival – Vol. 6 of the Spotlight on Kenyan Music series highlights the musical diversity from the Kenyan Coast.

Date: August 23, 2014
Venue: Mama Ngina Drive, Mombasa
Time: 3 pm
Entry: Free

The album features a harmonious mix of original folk songs and traditional rhythms that are enriched with modern instrumentation, as well as contemporary songs that are the expression of a younger generation of artists. The compositions reflect a musical heritage that has been shaped by cross-cultural influences over many centuries.

This is the 6th Volume of the Spotlight on Kenyan Music project that continues to promote the living expressions of Kenyan communities by exploring musical traditions as a resource for innovation and creativity.

August 16, 2014 at 3:48 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town Theatre Performance: Picasso in Kenia, Aug. 2 2014 @ Klub Quest – Nanyuki

Picasso in Kenia
Date & Time: Saturday the 2nd of August at 4pm.
Venue: Klub Quest (next to Barclays Bank) in Nanyuki
Entry is by donation – give us what you think the show is worth!

Picasso in Kenia is an exciting and original collaboration between The Theatre Company of Kenya and the Dutch company, TiNaNiNaNi.

Originally written by their director, Ari Peterse, the performance examines the connections between the work and ideas of the most talked-about artist of the 20th Century, Pablo Picasso, and African art, using a combination of pathos, humour and music.

The piece has been explored and developed with the current TTC Training group, Dianna Kameta, Sunday Ndambia, Mvavu Eve-Onne, Eric Wanyama Wanyonyi and Martin Kigondu, along with Checkmate Mido , Sylviah Namusasi , Catherine Enane and Beryle Chebet. The TiNaNiNaNi members are Frans Siekman, Susan van Hulst, Fonge Frieling, Kamee Frieling and Jasper Valent.

Call 0722 554 372 for bookings and info.

August 2, 2014 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Hakuna Matata Festival, Aug. 2 2014 @ Migaa – Kiambu County

Hakuna Matata Festival
Date: August 2, 2014
Venue: Migaa, Kiambu County
Time: 2 pm till dawn
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Gate

July 28, 2014 at 8:57 am Leave a comment

Tribute to MAYA ANGELOU – the late African American Poet & Priter, Jul. 5 2014 @ Paa ya Paa Arts Centre

Paa ya Paa Tribute
Date: July 5, 2014
Venue: Paa ya Paa Arts Centre
Time: 3.30 pm

The ARTIST: Sylvia B. Bryant – Dancer- Teacher -Choreographer-Educator
Sylvia B. Bryant holds a B.S. degree from Tuskegee University and M. S. from Vanderbilt University graduate hours from Connecticut College School of Dance in New London, CT., and has studied extensively at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York City.

Sylvia’s teaching and choreography is based primarily on the Martha Graham technique. Her background includes work with artists such as Martha Graham, Rod Rodgers, Jose Limon, Charles Moore, George Faison and Margaret Fisk Taylor Doane, one of the pioneers in sacred dance. She has danced and conducted workshops throughout the country and has directed dance programs at Fisk University and Philander Smith College. Sylvia has done choreography for a number of television productions and has made a number of television appearances. One of the highlights of Sylvia’s dance experiences was an invitation to London, England to dance in the historic Wesley’s Chapel for their morning service.

Presently, Sylvia is an Administrator in the Montclair Public Schools in Montclair, New Jersey as the District Parent/Family Coordinator

July 1, 2014 at 2:39 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: KSCPA Diani Dog Show, Jul. 6 2014 @ Forty Thieves/Cape Blush Garden – Mombasa

KSPA
KSPCA are having the DIANI DOG SHOW on Sunday 6th July to raise much needed funds for Mombasa KSPCA. Our four legged friends sadly are at the bottom of the donation league.

ANY HELP you could give (cash donation, prizes for raffle…) would be most appreciated.

Date: Sunday 6th July2014
Venue: Forty Thieves/Cape Blush Garden

The event will be a family fun day out with stalls and games, BBQ and a bar.

For donations, please contact Pauline mckenziepauline1@gmail.com

July 1, 2014 at 2:36 pm Leave a comment

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