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Spoken Word + Double Album Launch: Unchained Voices, Oct. 12 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Unchained Voices

October 12, 2014 at 3:18 pm 1 comment

Poetry, Music and Art Fête: Reflectin Artward, Sept. 27 2014 @ Hilton Hotel – Amboseli Room

Reflectin Artward
Nairobi’s Finest Art Extravaganza, The Bogof Presents “Reflectin Artward” At The Hilton Nairobi On 27th September 2014.

Date: September the 27th 2014
Venue: the Hilton Hotel Nairobi
Time: from 2 pm to 7 pm

For an afternoon filled with moving poetry, magical music and thought provoking artwork. The event dubbed “Reflectin Artward” will be hosted by the celebrated radio presenter, poet and musician Adelle Onyango.

Reflectin Artward is set to feature an eclectic mix of talent with; an electrifying hip hop performance by Jemedari backed by a live band, the sultry voices, acoustics and keys of KIU an all girl band and the musical mastery by Dira The Band.

Poetry will deftly be represented by one published poet and two spoken word artists. Abigail Arunga will give a reading from her recently launched anthology “Akello”.

The visual art works by the artist Nduta, Denet, Mel and Siege will certainly make the event complete. Their work will reflect the theme of the event and capture a wide breadth of visual art techniques to fit the mood, tone and ambiance of the event. Attendees could also get their live portraits done at the event.
Photographer Generali Njogu will display pictures from his journeys across the country and share the interesting visual perspectives of his lenses. Some of his work will be up for sale and attendees could even get themselves B.O.G.O.F.’s on his photos.

“Reflecting Artward”, promises to be a treat for the lovers of art and culture, with delight for the eyes and ears. If you are looking for entertainment that will draw in, to pull your heart’s strings and tingle your being, The B.O.G.O.F. at the Hilton is an event you should plan to attend. Mark your calendars.

“REFLECTIN ARTWARD” is a reminder to each of us to let art in and consume it entirely and at the same time allow it to take us on a voyage of self-reflection. Let the art mirror inside you.

Charged for the event are 500 shillings for students with proof of registration, 800 shillings for advance tickets purchased through Jambo Pay and 1000 shillings at the door.

The first fifty people to purchase a ticket at the door will get a copy of Abigail Arunga’s anthology “Akello”. There will be a 25% discount on food & drinks extended by Hilton Hotel.

You can get your advance tickets through MPESA business number 530100 to the business name the BOGOF. For any queries on tickets call support at Jambo Pay on 070992000

September 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm Leave a comment

Solidarity Vigil for Freedom | Dignity| Justice & Respect: Free Palestine, Aug. 6 2014 @ Pawa 254 Rooftop

Free Palestine
Date: August 6, 2014
Venue: Pawa 254 Hub Rooftop
Time: 6-9 pm

August 5, 2014 at 4:21 pm Leave a comment

Kwani? Open Mic August Edition: Black August, Aug. 5 2014 @ Arfa Lounge – Imax Cinema

Aug2014-Poetry-Competition-WEB

July 24, 2014 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

Play: The Good Body, Jul.31-Aug. 1 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House & Karen Country Club

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Back due to Public Demand!!

Thursday 31st at 7pm at The Michael Joseph Centre (Safaricom House, Waiyaki Way-Westlands)
Advance Tickets: Ksh. 800 Payable by 30th July. Pay Via Mpesa: Paybill No: 961700 and Account No: 00520.
Tickets also on sale at the door for Kes 1,000, but do you want to risk being turned away

Friday, 1st August at 7pm at m (Members and their Guests)
Charges: Ksh.1,000 (Show Only)
Ksh. 2,500 (Show and Dinner)
For Tickets contact: Karen Country Club: 0722 204 431

* All proceeds from this event will go to Flone Initiative

This star studded performance will feature: Patricia Ithau, Muthoni Drummer Queen, Ian Mbugua, June Gachui, Mwikali Mary, Nick Ndeda, Nice Githinji and Wanjiru Mburu. Directed by Mbeki Mwalimu.

Tickets are Available at:
Alliance Francaise reception
Michael Joseph Centre: 0722 005 890
Ticket Hotlines: 0708 221 040/ 0720 701 359 / 0736 330 680

*Flone Initiative works with matatu drivers, touts and motor bike riders to deconstruct societal norms and acquired negative attitudes on women’s freedom.

July 22, 2014 at 8:52 am Leave a comment

Spoken Word/Poetry: Words Galore – Host Tear Drops, Jul. 13 2014 @ Pawa 254 Hub

Words Galore
Date: July 13, 2014
Venue: Pawa254 Hub
Time: 2-6 pm
Tickets: KES 250 at the Door and KES 150 Advance
You can get tickets via M-PESA on 0720785173

July 12, 2014 at 5:02 pm 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

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