Posts tagged ‘Diplo’

Film – TEN CITIES Screening Series: Favela On Blast, Mar. 20 2014 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

ten cities
Directed by Diplo and Leandro HBL, Favela On Blast (2008, 75 min)

Date & time: Thursday 20th March, 2014 at 6.00 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut Auditorium
Admission: Free of charge

For 20 years, a subculture has grown under society’s radar in the hills of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the culture surrounding “Funk Carioca”, a musical rhythm which mixes American electronic funk sounds of the 1980s with all the diverse influences of Brazilian music. “Funk Carioca” or “Baile Funk” is one of the most interesting musical movements in the world, but it comes from what is at times one of the most violent and poorest places in the world: the slums of Rio de Janeiro (favelas). This documentary tells stories of sex, love, poverty, and pride among Rio’s marginalized people. It’s a film that’s fast, heavy, and violent like the city itself.

Find more information here

March 14, 2014 at 8:16 am Leave a comment

Concert: Kenya Nights Presents Diplo, Feb. 7 2014 @ Tree House – Museum Hill

diplo poster
Date: February 7, 2014
Venue: Tree House, Museum Hill
Time: 9 pm till dawn
Tickets: Advance Kshs 2000 / Gate Kshs 2500

http://maddecent.com/

January 30, 2014 at 6:45 pm 1 comment


Nairobi Now Weekly!

Make the most of Nairobi Now: Subscribe to our weekly email

Follow Nairobi Now on Twitter


%d bloggers like this: