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Out of Town / Book Launch: True Citizen & London – Cape town – Joburg, Oct. 15 2014 @ The Little Art Gallery Kisumu

invite - book launch
The Little Art Gallery (KSM) brings to you, Zukiswa Wanner, the thrilling South African journalist and novelist, for the Launch and Book signing of her latest books …

* True Citizen
* London – Cape Town – Joburg

Date: October 15, 2014
Venue: The Little Art Gallery, Kisumu
Time: 6.00 pm

Zuki’s debut novel, The Madams, was shortlisted for the K. Sello Duiker Award in 2007. Her most recent novel, Men of the South, was shortlisted for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers.

For more about Zuki, please visit : http://zukiswawanner.wordpress.com/

October 12, 2014 at 4:29 pm Leave a comment

Film Screening: Dirty Pretty Things, Sept. 26 2014 @ Kuona Trust

On the 26th of September, Kuona Trust collaborates with Screen on the green to bring you the film Dirty Pretty things.

The highly acclaimed film is set against the backdrop of modern day London where an illegal immigrant discovers the dark & twisted side to the glamorous city.

Starting Chiwetel Ejiofor,Sophie Okenedo and Audrey Tatou this film is sure to leave you at the edge of your seats!

Entry Fee : KES 500
Food and drinks will be on sale.

Watch the trailer

September 22, 2014 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

Screening: XC – MANET Exhibition on Screen, Jun. 7 & 8 2014 @ Brookehouse School & National Museum Respectively

FINAL MANET A3
CrossCulture’s (XC) continue with their Art Series with screenings of the heralded Manet exhibition from the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

Dates & Venues: June 7th at Brookhouse School in Karen and June 8th at The National Museum.
Bar opens and open seating begins at 2pm; the screening starts at 3pm.

About
This was the first ever major exhibition devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet, spanning his entire career. The exhibition will bring together great works from across Europe, Asia and the USA. XC offers you a chance to see exclusive behind-the-scenes moments of the Royal Academy’s exhibition preparation, moments usually hidden from view and experience a detailed, superbly crafted biography of Manet and 19th century Paris.

Tickets: Kshs 2500 available at the door on the day

You can find details on these screenings and XC’s other upcoming Art Series and Theatre Series titles by visiting XC on their Facebook: CrossCulture XC, following them on Twitter @CrossCultureXC, emailing them at xculture.info@gmail.com or phoning them at 0708 757606.

June 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm Leave a comment

Screening + Debate: Leonardo Live brought to you by CrossCulture XC, May 10 & 11 2014 @ Brookhouse & National Museum Respectively

FINAL Leonardo A3 outlined (2)
Event Date: Saturday 10th, May
Time: 2:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Location: Brookhouse School, Magadi Road, Karen
Tickets: Kshs 2,500

Brought to you by CrossCulture XC presents Leonardo Live showing the exhibition held at The National Gallery in London, called Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan it was the most complete display of Leonardo’s rare surviving paintings ever held.
This unprecedented exhibition – the first of its kind anywhere in the world – brought together sensational international loans never before seen.

The 80-minute film provides a Full High Definition walkthrough of the exhibit, in depth commentary about featured pieces and a “behind the scenes” look at the process of putting the exhibition together.

The showing times are
Saturday May 10th – Brookhouse
Sunday May 11th – The National Museum of Kenya
For both days the times are as follows: Doors Open and Open Seating from 2pm – Screening starts 3pm

The screening will be followed by a dynamic panel discussion with local artists, Peter Elungat and Peterson Kamwathi and moderated by Judy Ogana. We will also allow time for an audience Q+A.

More info:xculture.info@gmail.com Tel: +254 708 757 606

May 2, 2014 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Sanctuary – Home, Away, the Common Ground Part II, Jul. 11 – Sept. 21 2013 @ SOAS London

Sanctuary
After staging Sanctuary – Home, Away, the Common Ground in Nairobi at the National Museum the sanctuary exhibition is back this time in the UK!

Dates: July 11- September 21, 2013
Venue: School of African Oriental Studies, London UK

Donations for this cause: http://www.justgiving.com/sanctuaryartists

Bringing awareness to the work of the Metropolitan Sanctuary for sick children in Nyeri, Kenya

July 1, 2013 at 2:56 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: 013 Mask Art Prize Nairobi – London, Jun. 11-Jul. 10 2013 @ National Museum

013 Art Mask Prize
Opening Date: June 11, 2013
Venue: Cultural Dynamism Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: 2 pm
Entry: Free

The exhibition will be opened by the British High Commissioner, Dr Chris Turner.

The winners will be awarded three prizes of Kshs 55,000 each. One Winning Artist will win a trip to London, and one Kenyan state school will win Kshs 100,000 worth of art materials. The Prizes are supported by the Rivers Foundation.

The exhibition will continue until 10 July 2013

It travels to the internationally acclaimed Saatchi Gallery in London from 14 September to 7 October 2013

www.mobileartschoolinkenya.org/mask-art-prize/

June 6, 2013 at 2:53 pm Leave a comment

Screenings: The Olympics Games from London to Nairobi, Until Aug. 12 2012 @ Alliance


Daily live coverage of the Olympic Games

Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: from 12 to 3pm and 5 to 8pm.

July 31, 2012 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment


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