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Theatre/Performance: Borrowed Life, Mar. 6-8 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House

The poster
Event details
DATES: March 6-8, 2014
VENUE: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
TIME: Thursday and Friday 7pm, Saturday 6pm
COST: Kshs 500. Call 0725 040 951 to book your tickets

Written by Seth Busolo, Directed by May Wairimu, Produced by Daisy Busolo and Samuel Kyama, Stage manager Charity Nyambura

Borrowed Life Synopsis
Melissa feels trapped, being married to what she considers her ‘slow’ husband. She gets even angrier when her younger friend and neighbor buys property, while they are still being held back by her husband’s “poverty mentality.”

She eventually tries to “invest” behind her husband’s back; however when the politician from whom she buys prime land demands for more than she can give, Melissa finds herself thrown into a web of secrets, and nothing could have prepared her for the downward spiral her life gets into, as her unrelenting quest to move on up turns deadly.

March 4, 2014 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

Piano & Voice III: The Elements w/ Aaron Rimbui & Kanjii Mbugua, Dec. 20 2013 @ MJ Centre

Piano & Voice
Date: December 20, 2013
Venue: MJ Centre, Safaricom House
Time: 8 pm
Entry: Free

December 17, 2013 at 10:13 am Leave a comment

Event: Dream to Screen in 48 Hrs, Nov. 9 2013 @ Michael Joseph Center

New Picture
Date: November 9, 2013
Venue: MJ Center, Safaricom House
Time: 10.30 am

More info here: http://48hourfilm.com/en/nairobi/

November 8, 2013 at 8:52 am Leave a comment

Storymoja Festival Do-Over: Silence is a Woman, Oct. 25 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House

Silence is a Woman
Due to the tragic events of September 21, 2013 at Westgate, events planned for the evening of the 21st September and all events planned for 22nd September during the Storymoja Hay Festival were cancelled.

The Festival has made a decision to make available some of the cancelled shows.

Silence is a Woman will be performed at The Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom House at 7.30pm on 25th October 2013.

Date: October 25, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House
Time: at 7.30pm
Tickets: Kshs 2000

If you had bought a Season Pass or tickets for the premium events above during the Storymoja Hay Festival, your ticket will be valid for use then. Please bring it with you.

For queries please write in to juliet@storymojaafrica.co.ke

October 17, 2013 at 7:43 pm Leave a comment

Piano & Voice feat Kanji Mbugua & Aaron Rimbui, Oct. 3 2013 @ MJ Centre

Piano & Voice
Date: October 3, 2013
Venue: MJ Centre, Safaricom House
Time: 8 pm
Entry: Free

Performances by: Kanji Mbugua, Aaron Rimbui

September 30, 2013 at 11:11 am 2 comments

Exhibition: Pieces of Fortune – Celebrating Art’s Modernity, Aug. 25-Sept. 2 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre

Pieces of Fortune Poster
Edward Manyonge’s debut exhibition “Pieces of Fortune” is opening at The Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House on Sunday afternoon 25th August starting 3–5 pm and will feature surprise artists in an acoustic performance. “Pieces of Fortune” celebrates the freedom provided by modern aspects of art and its collection is a touch of contemporary designs with some depicting architectural aspects while providing a minimalistic yet valiant feel to Edward’s paintings, most of which are acrylic on canvas.

Painter Edward’s bold and colorful works champion both figurative and abstract mediums that enthrall into an inward journey into his world. His style portrays vivid images and patterns painted “from the inside out” as he puts it, so as to allow for the present moment to inform the process of creation with an intention to feed heart and soul and instill a sense of peace and joy.

Edward started “playing with colors” while still as young as five years old. He would later emerge Second Best in Kenya in a national competition on painting sponsored by Kiwi at 12 years old.
His works have previously been exhibited at joint exhibitions including at Alliance Française and at Braeburn Garden Estate. After studying Art, Design and Photography at the Buru Buru Fine Arts, Edward is now Braeburn Garden Estate High School’s Graphic Designer and enjoys painting at any given free time.

“Pieces of Fortune” exhibition has been supported by Michael Joseph Centre and opens for public viewing from Monday 25th August till 2nd September 2013. Surprise guests will grace the exhibition’s opening in an acoustic performance, after which Edward will give the guests a brief welcoming note.

For reservations of seats/a chance to interview artist Edward Manyonge/purchase or have art work reserved, contact Anyiko via +254 721 368 983

August 20, 2013 at 7:06 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Different Strokes II by Sammy Lutaya feat. Zipporah Irari, Aug. 14-23 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre

Exhibition Poster A
Dates: August 14-23, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
Entry: Free

Exhibition by: Sammy Lutaya feat. Zipporah Irari

About

Sammy Lutaya is ranked one of Kenya’s most prolific visual artists and illustrators. Besides painting and creating artworks whose scope covers varied socio-economic-cultural themes, he also seeks to promote the visual arts both locally and internationally.
Sammy has participated in various art exhibitions and cultural exchange workshops in different countries including Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Mauritius, Italy,China, Australia and Pakistan.

Zipporah Irari started out as a teacher but quit to concentrate on painting. Early this year she exhibited at the National Museum of Kenya.

August 6, 2013 at 4:07 pm Leave a comment

String Quartet Charity Concert: ‘Un Cavaliere’ E Tre Italiani, Jun. 19 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre

Italiano
Date: June 19, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
Time: 6.30 for 7 pm
Entry: Free

UN CAVALIERE” E TRE ITALIANI * – To mark the bicentenary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth

Programme
F.J.Haydn – Quartetto Op.74 n.3 in Sol Minore “Reiterquartett”
Allegro
Largo assai
Menuet – Allegro
Finale – Allegro con brio

G.Verdi – Quartetto in Mi Minore
Allegro
Andantino
Prestissimo
Scherzo Fuga – Allegro assai mosso

N.Rota – Fantasia on themes from the films:
• Romeo e Giulietta (Romeo and Juliet)
• Amarcord
• Il Padrino (The Godfather)
• Otto e mezzo (8 ½)
• Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
(String quartet version by Francesco Zorzini & Marco Nason)

E.Morricone – Fantasia on themes from the films:
• The Mission
• Giù la Testa (A fistful of Dynamite)
• La leggenda del pianista sull’oceano (The Legend of 1900)
• C’era una volta il west (Once upon a time in the West)
• Per un pugno di dollari (A Fistful of Dollars)
• Il buono, il brutto e il cattivo (The Good the Bad and the Ugly)
(String quartet version by Francesco Zorzini & Marco Nason)

June 10, 2013 at 1:08 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Vivid Hues – Celebrating Life in Colour, Jun. 14-23 2013 @ MJ Centre – Safaricom House

vivid hues
An art exhibition by Nana Vidyarthi and Philip Ondik;

Dates: June 14-23, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Entry: Free

June 3, 2013 at 5:21 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Music My World May 4 2013 @ MJ Centre – Safaricom House

MMW
DATE: 4th May, 2013
VENUE: MJC, Safaricom House
TIME: 6.30 pm- 9 pm
CHARGES: 250 advance, 350 gate

For tickets call: 0713 936 302 / 0786 205 481 / 0720 461 425

Join Trina Mungai, Gathoni Mwaura, Prisca Ojwang’, Sam Kioko and the band Metanoia (Zamar Odongo, Shaqat Odongo, Newman Owor and Kemoli Ndela) in an evening of colorful music.

Special performance by Kato Change, Lisa Oduor-Noah and KIU

May 1, 2013 at 11:27 am Leave a comment

Classical Evening Club: Performances by Eliazaro & the Morans, Jul. 12 2012 @ MJ Centre

July 10, 2012 at 9:53 am Leave a comment

Eco-Art Exhibition: Zebra in the Red Heels, Apr. 20-Jun. 8 2012 @ MJ Centre


Safaricom invites you to a rare and inspiring Eco-Art exhibition called Zebra in the Red Heels

Dates: April 20-June 8, 2012
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
Entry: RSVP Rahab at michaeljosephcentre@safaricom.co.ke

Expect: To see beautiful Eco-Art pieces and learn how this is helping to make the environment a better and safer place for future generations

April 17, 2012 at 3:10 pm Leave a comment

Drum Jam Festival, Jan. 22 2012 @ Safaricom House


Date: January 22, 2012
Venue: Safaricom House, Michael Joseph Centre
Time: 2-6pm
Tickets: Kshs 200

Performances by drummers from bands such as Gogosimo, Ricky na Marafiki, Usual suspects and Afro Simba, Muthoni the Drummer Queen amongst many more

January 18, 2012 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Musical: Ndoto, a story of Urban Hopes and Dreams, Jan. 27 2012 @ Safaricom House

NDOTO : A story of Urban Hopes and Dreams

Life in this jungle called Nairobi is hard. What? With the ever rising prices of fuel and basic food comodities?.. So many people come to the city seeking a better life, a new beginning. Only to be hit by the bitter reality of how life in Nairobi is a survival for the fittest.

But. We all hold on to that hope, that we will make it. Someday. We have to.

………………………………………………………………………………..

From the makers of #TWENDELELE and the creators of MWENYE NDOTO the album, LELE and AZIZA present to you Ndoto. A story told in music, of the hopes and dreams of the urban dwellers living in Nairobi.

Date : Friday 27th JANUARY 2012
Venue : Safaricom House, Michael Joseph Centre
Time : 7pm

TICKETS:
300/- Advanced | 400/- Gate
HOTLINES: 0728621571 | 0721759510
Or from any Lele / Aziza member.
ALSO: AVAILABLE AT THE MICHAEL JOSEPH CENTRE
RECEPTION DESK

PERFORMERS’ LINKS: ………………………………………………………..

AZIZA:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/aziza-muzik/111157151619

http://www.reverbnation.com/azizake

http://www.twitter.com/azizamuzik

LELE:

http://www.facebook.com/LeleMuzik

http://www.twitter.com/LeleMuzik

http://lelemuzik.wordpress.com/

January 12, 2012 at 10:05 am 4 comments

Eddie Grey Live in Concert: Daniel Pearl Music Days, Oct. 26 2011 @ The Michael Joseph centre, Safaricom House

Harmony for Humanity presents
Eddie Grey and the Ensemble live in concert

Date: October 26, 2011
Venue: The Michael Joseph centre, Safaricom House
Time: 7.30-10.30pm
Tickets: Advance Kshs 400 and gate Kshs 500
Contacts: +254722947904 or info@ketebulmusic.org

This is a tribute to Daniel Pearl under Daniel Pearl Music days.

For more info check/respond to their Facebook event

October 25, 2011 at 3:45 pm Leave a comment

Poetry: Ngwatilo with Friends, Jul. 8 2011 @ Michael Joseph Centre (Safaricom House)


This July, flanked by some of Kenya’s most talented and vibrant singers and musicians Ngwatilo Mawiyoo shall share some of her newest poems and a few favorites in a new exclusive collaborative experiment of poetry and music.

Date: July 8, 2011
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre (Safaricom House), Westlands
Time: 7pm
Tickets: Advance Kshs 500, Gate Kshs 800
To RSVP or purchase tickets via M-PESA: 0702 845533 or email tickets@ngwatilo.com

Ngwatilo is a project unlike anything and reviews of The Puesic Project last year show that Ngwatilo is not afraid to break new ground.

June 20, 2011 at 9:33 am Leave a comment


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