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Play: The Good Body, Jul.31-Aug. 1 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House & Karen Country Club
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.
These laugh-a-minute monologues aim to uplift and to empower as they entertain. The monologues soften the ever-fraught relationship between women and their bodies, explores the destructive body esteem issues and leads towards finding beauty in imperfection The Good body tackles our perfect imperfections with some candid hilarious monologues about our bum size, skin colour, 24 waistline, acne, the tummy tucks, the thigh gap, piercings, tummy tyres etc
All proceeds from this event will go to Flone Initiative. The beneficiary Flone Initiative Gender Equality program is a response to the brutal acts of stripping purportedly indecently women in bus terminus. The program works with matatu drivers, touts and motor bike riders to deconstruct societal norms and acquired negative attitudes on women’s freedom.
This star studded performance will feature: Patricia Ithau, Muthoni Drummer Queen, Mwikali Mary, Ian Mbugua, June Gachui, Nick Ndeda, Nice Githinji and Brenda Wairimu. Directed by Mbeki Mwalimu
Tickets @1000/=. Advance tickets on sale at only 800 bob till June 26th.
MPesa Paybill: Business No: 961700 Account No: 00520 (You’ll find your ticket at the door).
Call 0720701359 / 0736330680 for booking
Tickets on sale at Alliance Francaise reception, The Michael Joseph Centre (Safaricom House), Waiyaki Way, Westlands
The 2nd annual Jazz Day celebration at Tree House brings together more than 8 bands on one stage, Kenyan jazz enthusiasts, the international Community and corporate partners in celebrating jazz with the rest of the world.
Theme for this year is For The Love Of Jazz
A tribute by: Aimee Crowl, Asa Isacson, Atem Oyungu, June Gachui, Lisa Oduor, Neema Ntalel, Danger & friends
Date: October 19, 2013
Time: 12pm to 6pm (afterparty with DJ Adrian thereafter)
Venue: Enashipai Resort and Spa
Entry: Ksh 1,500
Designers: Vaishali, Manciny, Wambui Njogu/MooCow, Agnes – Nesra Apparels, Nick – Ankara, Sarah Karay, Anna Adero, Mikono Knits, Anthony – Jiamini, Sylvia – Lamar, Richard/Kazuri Beads, Life Beads/ Minalyn Nicklin, Sarah Wangu and Lieke
This year the event will start at 12noon and three fashion shows are scheduled for the afternoon – 2 indoor and 1 outdoor.
Kenya’s supermodel Ajuma Nasenyana and Susan Anyango (Miss Kenya 2011) alongside other talented local models will be showcasing some of Kenya’s finest designers latest collections. The entire show will be produced and choreographed by Surazuri Modeling and Casting Agency – East Africa’s most renowned and longest established model agency that has launched international modeling careers for many Kenyans.
Naivasha Fashion Weekend is a signature fashion event that made its debut in 2012. Due to its overwhelming success, the organizers, Enashipai Resort and Spa, together with the East Africa Womens’ League are teaming up to do it again in 2013 turning it into an annual “must attend” fashion event. The event is more than just fashion- it is about raising money for the charities based in Naivasha and participating in the greater good of our communities.
This year, the event will be held on 19th October 2013 at the newly opened state of the art Entumo Conference Centre at Enashipai in Naivasha Kenya. Designers and models are gearing up to showcase an elegant and superbly choreographed in and outdoor fashion show with the overarching theme “Wild at Heart.”
The organisers promise to deliver an amazing day out with fantastic entertainment by Chris Bitok and June Gachui followed by an off the hook after party by Capital FM’s DJ Adrian
Date: Saturday 29 June, 2013
Venue: Tamambo Village Market
Time: from 8.30 pm
Entry Shs. 1,500/-
Akili Dada Happy Hour: Art, Education & the Future of Creativity in Kenya, May 16 2013 @ Kuona Trust
Akili Dada, a leadership incubator for young Kenyan women, is thrilled to be partnering with Kuona Trust, a centre for the visual arts in Kenya, for a Happy Hour event on Thursday, 16th May from 5:30-8pm at Kuona Trust’s beautiful garden space in Kilimani.
In addition to mingling and enjoying the creative atmosphere of Kuona and the studios of its talented artists, a panel of speakers will engage attendees in a conversation on the theme “Arts, education, and the future of creativity in Kenya.”
– Boniface Mwangi, photographer and founder of Picha Mtaani and Pawa254
– Sylvia Gichia, Director of Kuona Trust
– June Gachui, Lawyer and Performing Artiste
– Judy Ogana, General Manager of The GoDown Arts Centre
– Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Founder of Akili Dada
Beverages and bitings will be available to purchase.
Cost of entry is 500 ksh at the door, which includes one free drink from the bar. The event is open to the public
Proceeds will support the work of Akili Dada.
Available at the following outlets:
1. Vivo at the Junction Mall (Ground Floor near The ArtCaffe)
2. Bookstop at Yaya Centre (2nd Floor)
3. The Sarit Centre Information Desk (Ground Floor)
5. MPesa to 0707 305365 (Your ticket will be kept for you at the door).
Ticket proceeds to WRAP* – The Women’s Rights Awareness Programme.
Pinky Ghelani, Savane Kemoli, Aleya Kassam, Lorna Irungu, Wanuri Kahiu, June Gachui, Patricia Kihoro, Suzanne Gachukia, Mumbi Kaigwa, Kaz, Patricia Amira, Mkamzee Chao Mwatela, Seroun Wang’ombe, Njeri (Cathi) Ngugi, Lorna Dias, Hawa Essuman, Chichi Seii, Mo Pearson
Date: August 25, 2012
Venue: Que Pasa Karen
Eddie & the Ensemble will perform new pieces as well as the well loved compositions from his earlier records.
The night will be graced by the engaging sound of Songbird June Gachui among other guest appearances.
For reservations, call 0728 272 902
Eddie is not bound by the conventional wisdom of the music world, on this night he will also be introducing Thomas Menzer, Michael Olatunji and John Uledi.
For more information visit the event page on Facebook
Conference: Popular Expression in the Silicon Savanna – Perspectives on the Digitization of Art and Life in Kenya, Jul. 10 2012 @ Goethe
While it remains to be seen whether the digital revolution will bring Kenyas ‘Vision 2030′ to fruition, digital technologies are clearly transforming the landscape of Kenyan popular culture. In Kenya today, popular music is being produced on computers and consumed on mobile phones; fiction is being published, read, and commented upon in blogs; poetry is being podcast; religious and political slogans are circulating on Twitter.
This conference brings together Kenyan and non-Kenyan scholars, intellectuals, and cultural practitioners for lively presentations and discussions on the ways in which digital technologies are transforming the production, consumption, reception, monetization, and politicization of popular expression in Kenya – all with a view toward developing a better understanding of Kenyan society in the digital age.
Organised by Prof. Mbugua wa-Mungai (Kenyatta University) and Dr. Andrew J. Eisenberg (University of Oxford), with support from the Goethe-Institut Kenya and the ‘Music, Digitisation, Mediation’ Research Programme at the University of Oxford, UK
Date: July 10, 2012
Venue: Goethe Institut Auditorium
For more info & programme check G.I. facebook event page
Opening Date: Jan 11, 2012
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre
Tickets: Kshs 650
Dates: January 11-15, 2012
Tickets: Ksh. 650. (Student nights Every Thursday. Buy 1 ticket @ Ksh. 400 and get 1 Free)
Telephone contacts: +254 20 221 2661 or 222 5506 and +254 729 913 425
Inside Mrs Joe Bradshaw – 42 year-old mother of two grown children – is the former shirley valentine longing to get out. Her hope and self confidence badly shattered by school,marriage and life,she is reduced to talking to the kitchen wall whilst preparing her husband’s evening meal – to be on the table as he opens the front door every night. As she sips a glass of wine she dreams of drinking in a country where the grape is grown. Her feminist friend offers her a holiday in Greece and,with great trepidation and a lot of forward planning,Shirley seizes the opportunity and goes,to encounter a totally different lifestyle. Shirley,breaking out of the mould cast for her by society,is brilliantly shown with humour,warm sympathy and human insight by the author of EDUCATING RITA and BLOOD BROTHERS.
This play is directed by Millicent Ogutu